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Pakistan drowning in debt, need to sail this ship ashore: Shehbaz

Pakistan was "drowning" in debt and it was the new government's job to "sail this ship ashore," Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif said on Wednesday after chairing the first cabinet meeting since......

China accuses US of using democracy as 'WMD' to stoke confrontation

China on Saturday accused the US of using democracy as a 'weapon of mass destruction' to 'stoke divisions and confrontation' as it slammed the Summit for Democracy organised by the Biden......

India's carbon emissions to be net zero by 2070: Modi at COP26

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday announced a bold pledge that India will achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2070 and asserted that it is the only country that is delivering in "letter and......

'Don't choose extinction': When dinosaur invades UN to give climate change speech

An extremely unusual and rare visitor made an appearance in the United Nations General Assembly, exhorting world leaders and diplomats from the hall's iconic podium not to choose extinction and to......

India's biggest challenge: Good health for all

“If India truly wants to be a superpower,” Dr Abhijit Vaidya tells Kangana Pandiya, “48 per cent of our people cannot be malnourished. We need to ensure health for all.”......

'People have realised Modi's capacity to deliver the goods is exhausted'

'What is most distressing is that the revival of the economy, creation of more employment, and reducing poverty are not on the government's agenda at all.''We are an economy on the verge of a......

'Unemployment is unprecedented'

'In May 2020-2021, nearly 10 crores (100 million) lost jobs.''Covid is not the reason for the present crisis. It aggravated the crisis.' IMAGE: Students protest against the alleged erroneous......

Modi's Economic Record: No 'disaster' nor anticipated success

Three-quarters into the 10 years that Mr Modi had sought for transforming India, the 'output' numbers look impressive, but the key 'outcome' numbers don't show up much, if at all, observes T N......

'We will become a good welfare State if...'

'... the government provides adequate cash and kind support for the poorest of the poor for survival......conditional cash and skilling support for the economically poor to raise their incomes to......

CSR spend by listed companies highest-ever in FY19

The biggest spend (Rs 4,406 crore) was for Schedule VII (II), which involves “promoting education, including special education and employment enhancing vocation skills, especially among......

10 Films You Must Watch

Aseem Chhabra picks 10 movies that amazed him at the international film festival in El Gouna, Egypt. Last month as film people from around the world traveled to El Gouna, an Egyptian resort by the......

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