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Dog Bites Dog!

Posted by - September 4, 2016

By Tushar Charan To illustrate what constitutes ‘news’ students of journalism are told that dog bites man is no news but man biting dog is—because it is rather unusual. But nothing is said about the more common dog bites (barks, to be more precise). And when this phenomenon concerns the men and women in the

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No Magic Wand with Priyanka

Posted by - September 4, 2016

By Allabaksh It is a tragedy that while disenchantment with the leadership of Narendra Modi seems to be growing even before he is half-way through his five-year term no leader or party in the opposition appears to be in a position to rattle him. The main opposition party with an ‘all-India’ reach, the Indian National

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Time World punishes Pakistan for its Terrorist Enterprise

Posted by - September 2, 2016

 By Malladi Rama Rao. When veteran diplomat Zalmay Khalilzad appeared before a joint meeting of US Congressional panels on Terrorism, Non-Proliferation, Trade and Asia and the Pacific issues on July 12 afternoon and exposed Pakistan’s perfidious games of terrorism, he did not disclose anything new, much less earth shattering. Many commentators, notably scholars like Christine

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India’s First Biofuel Refinery Using Bamboo

Posted by - August 5, 2016

Sustainable economic and industrial growth requires safe, sustainable resources of energy. For the future re-arrangement of a sustainable economy to biological raw materials, completely new approaches in research and development, production, and economy are necessary. Energy plays a vital role in the economic growth of any country. Current energy supplies in the world are unsustainable

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BRICS Youth Summit 2016

Posted by - August 3, 2016

By : Rukmini Barua Deka The BRICS bloc, comprising Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa have over 720 million young people that are in the age group of 10-24 years. Among them Brazil, Russia and China seem to be more advanced considering their demographic features than South Africa and India. However, considerably, all the

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Too Late to Check Swamy?

Posted by - July 6, 2016

 By : Tushar Charan The ‘maverick’ BJP member of the Rajya Sabha, Subramanian Swamy, is out on a hunting spree. He must perhaps be surprised by the ease with which he claimed the scalp of the RBI governor Raghuram Rajan. It was all over within a short time that he spent on Twitter and a

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Lesson in Obsequiousness in Interview Garb

Posted by - July 4, 2016

By Atul Cowshish. Despite all the claims of its high TRP, there are not many who rate the nightly verbal joust on Times Now high because all you get to hear is shouting and screaming. Perhaps the only reason why the programme enjoys high viewership is that people do like to see the interviewee, if

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Kejri Referendum for Delhi

Posted by - July 3, 2016

By :  Allabaksh His demand for holding a referendum on statehood for the national capital looks nothing but a part of the never-ending war that the Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal has launched against Narendra Modi and his Bharatiya Janata Party. He must be aware that there is absolutely no chance of a referendum in

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Asian Confluence 2016, NADI River Festival

Posted by - July 3, 2016

The government of Meghalaya in collaboration with Asian Confluence will organise the 2016 NADI River Festival in the state’s capital on July 15–16, 2016 at Pinewood Convention Center and Sri Aurobindo Institute, Shillong. The Festival is set to be more than a celebration of the rivers criss-crossing the northeast and its neighbouring countries. The focus

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