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'Why are politicians handing over our forests to corporate houses?'

'How can protecting our forests be described as anti-national and promoting the economic interests of a company like Essar Energy with its head office registered in London be called as having......

What happened to Priya Pillai could happen to many of us

'No private citizen can be prevented from holding or propagating in India or abroad, a view contrary to that of the government of the day.' 'The government, it seems is misreading the mandate in......

Dismantling environmental laws, endangering India

India loses 333 acres of prime forest every day. Instead of working to conserve India's forests and water resources, the environment minister has set up a committee to 'dismantle' the five key laws......

Past laurels won't help India's S&T aims

The growth story of India depends on its achievements in the S&T sector. There is a need to revolutionise the landscape of Indian science and technology and this is only possible if the scientific......

The rise of Modi and the spread of Modism

The spread of Modism is in reality the spread of personality cult and not political ideology, says Vidyut Joshi. Narendra Modi is a unique phenomenon in Indian politics. You cannot compare him with......

To maintain growth, India must focus on innovation

The creative productivity index prepared by the Economist Intelligence Unit on behalf of the Asian Development Bank is intellectually distinctive in two ways. First, it is focused. It does not look......

Why India ranks low in the Human Development Index

Just over 100 of the total list of 187 countries are in the 'High' or 'Very High' human development category, rues T N Ninan Once a year, the United Nations Development Programme releases its Human......

Human Development Index? India's rank a poor 135!

In a sign that shows India has a lot of catching up to do, the country's ranking in the Human Development Index remained unchanged at 135 in 2013, reflecting little improvement in the living......

Quality of life? India ranks at a dismal 134!

A United Nations study has ranked India at 134 out of 187 countries in terms of Human Development Index even as it has observed that life expectancy at birth in the country has increased by 10.1......

Human Development Index: Kerala No. 1, Delhi 2nd!

1. Kerala The Human Development Index in the country rose by 21 per cent, according to a report which cautions that health, nutrition and sanitation remain the key challenges for India. India......

India raises bar, targets 25 medals in 2020 Olympics

After the country's best-ever haul of six medals at the just-concluded London Olympics, the Government has set the goal much higher and the target for the 2020 Games is 25 medals. "In the 2020......

We can get 25 medals in 2020 Games: Maken

India would be returning with its best ever medal haul in the Olympics from London, though without a gold in its kiity, prompting Sports Minister Ajay Maken expressing satisfaction with the......
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Report on schools paints sorry picture

Assam governor P. B. Acharya takes part in a cleanliness drive under Swachh Bharat Abhiyan in Guwahati on Sunday. Picture by UB Photos... ...

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Major fillip for skill development and social protection schemes

SOCIAL SECTOR India is ranked at 135 out of 187 countries on the Human Development Index in 2013 and the improvement in ranking has just been one... ...

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STMicroelectronics Introduces Digital ...

STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, has expanded its... ...

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Government willing to walk the talk through higher public investments, says Anil Agarwal

By Anil Agarwal India is one of the world's fastest-growing economies. However, it operates far below its potential. Over the past few years,... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/economy/finance/budget-2015-government-willing-to-walk-the-talk-through-higher-public-investments-says-anil-agarwal/articleshow/46416406.cms
Left behind?

It is crucial to remain the voice of the oppressed, yet work with the empowered in a way that makes them change their way of living. We have been... ...

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