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4 reasons why India needs a separate Union sanitation ministry

Sanitation is always clubbed with other departments, which lead to its neglect, says Devanik Saha. Sanitation in India is a grave issue. Though large scale campaigns have been launched by......

Our goal is to be India's best friend, says Joe Biden

While inaugurating the leadership summit of the US-India Business Council in Washington, DC, US Vice President Joe Biden said that there was no reason why the two largest democracies in......


Some interesting moments from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s trip to the United Arab Emirates. Prime Minister Narendra Modi taking a selfie with with Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak, Minister of......

President Pranab Mukherjee hosts dinner to mark 3 years in office

Parliamentarians, who have been slugging it out for past the few days in Lok Sabha over several issues, were seen mixing freely at a dinner hosted by President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday night to......

'IPC to be amended to punish racism against northeasterners,' says HC

Calling people of the northeastern region by "derogatory" names will soon become a non-bailable offence and land you in jail for up to five years. The ministry of Home Affairs told the Delhi high......

Why the child labour law should not be amended

The proposed changes to the child labour law to allow children and adolescents to work for their families would be most retrograde and regressive, say Shinzani Jain and Paranjoy Guha Thakurta.......

A young man's crusade to light up a remote Odisha village

Against all odds, the young and determined Varun Sharma has taken up the responsibility to bring electricity, education and empowerment to a remote tribal village in Odisha, says Manu A B.......

China's $20 bn investment to transform India?

Read through the list of 16 memorandums of understanding (MoUs) signed between China and India during President Xi Jinping's state visit a fortnight ago and it is hard to pin down the $20 billion......

What minority status will mean for Jains

Tenants dwelling in prime properties of Jain temples for years may have to vacate these; government interference in institutions and trusts of the community will cease to exist; and there will be......

Ratan Tata returns to board of a prominent US think tank

Top Indian industrialist Ratan Tata has returned as a board member of East West Centre, a prominent American think tank.Tata, 75, is returning to the board and has worked with the organisation......
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Much talk, little action

Many of the news headlines in the month of September were sparked by the utterances of a single minister of the government of India. Oddly, this... ...
NITI Aayog draws up its focus areas

The newly renamed NITI Aayog building in New Delhi on Friday The National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog, which replaced the... ...
Merkel's visit to India will cover security, clean energy, infrastructure among others, says German envoy

Oct 2, 5:27 pm New Delhi, Oct.2 ( ANI ): German Chancellor Angela Merkel's visit to India will cover areas of security, economy, clean... ...
Museum of New Mexico Foundation receives grant for prehistoric studies

The National Park Service has announced the award of a $37,500 grant to the Museum of New Mexico Foundation in support of the New Mexico Office of... ...
Scholarship council plan to streamline cash payments

BHUBANESHWAR: The state government has decided to set up Odisha Scholarship Council (OSC) in a bid to streamline the process of scholarships and to... ...

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