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Centre's refugee bill worries security agencies

Nearly 58 years after the United Nations adopted a convention on refugees, India is finally shaping its own legal framework to define the status and rights to be granted to refugees.The home......

When a big nation is led by a small man

'Presidents may come and go, but America will go on forever,' an American business leader tells Ambassador T P Sreenivasan in New York.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com Abraham Lincoln's......

Aadhaar is based on unscientific thinking, fallible biometric data

Biometric authentication is based on the unscientific and questionable assumption that there are parts of human body that do not age, wither and decay with the passage of time, says Gopal Krishna.......

SCS row: To deal with China, PM backs 'rules-based security architecture'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday strongly pitched for putting in place a rules-based regional security architecture, reflecting growing convergence among major players like......

Right to privacy is deeply linked to national security

Admittedly, EVMs too have a UID number and any convergence of data can make the secret ballot system a party of history, warns Dr Gopal Krishna in the 5th part of his series against Aadhaar.......

Japan aims at green leadership

World is gearing up for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference scheduled in Copenhagen from November 30 to December 11. A Copenhagen Protocol is expected to evolve as......

10 economic commandments for Modi

Instead of a consumption stimulus the government must address the NPA issue on a war footing and invest in infrastructure, affordable housing and exports, says Sanjeev Nayyar. Illustration: Dominic......

India set to sign climate change treaty on Friday

About 150 countries are expected to sign the agreement in New York on the same day. India will sign the Paris Agreement on climate change on Friday in New York. The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime......

Why is the government reacting in fits and starts to Paris agreement

India promised that 40 per cent of its installed power capacity would come from non-fossil fuel energy resources by 2030 Three months after India committed to an ambitious set of targets under the......

Ban Ki-moon hails climate pact as Earth's 'health insurance'

  Terming the Paris climate change deal as ‘a health insurance policy for the planet’, UN chief Ban Ki-moon called on all nations to turn their commitments on reducing emissions......
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Unique genetic variation Once known for its green cover, Bengaluru has lost 78% of its green cover in the last two decades due to rapid... ...

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Experts renew call for collective, inclusive action in HKH

Kathmandu, Dec 6 (IANS) A four-day discussion on resilience issues in the Hindu Kush Himalaya ended here on Wednesday with experts renewing the... ...

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Push for clean energy held up by regulatory hurdles

FC Bureau As the fastest growing major economy in the world that will need more power to sustain its growth story, India looks for ways to meet the... ...

http://www.mydigitalfc.com/deep-dive/push-clean-energy-held-regulatory-hurdles
When a big nation is led by a small man

'Presidents may come and go, but America will go on forever,' an American business leader tells Ambassador T P Sreenivasan in New... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/column/when-a-big-nation-is-led-by-a-small-man/20171128.htm
Aadhaar is based on unscientific thinking, fallible biometric data

Biometric authentication is based on the unscientific and questionable assumption that there are parts of human body that do not age, wither and... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/column/aadhaar-is-based-on-unscientific-thinking-fallible-biometric-data/20171121.htm

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