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The Saudi Significance..

India’s ties with Saudi Arabia have been symbiotic but it’s important to balance the relationship It might seem out-of-place to some that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was at the airport to receive the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin-Salman

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Is detention an answer to improve education and learning?

Holding children back in a class has always generated polar reactions with passionate arguments on both the sides. The constant flip-flop on the “no detention till Class VIII” policy passed by the Union Cabinet in 2017 is best exemplified by

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Comptroller’s Reputation Restored

The CAG’s reputation has been repaired following the auditing body’s seemingly fair report on the Rafale acquisition The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India has one of the toughest jobs. It must audit government spending in a country as

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OMAN is an Island of PEACE

Sultan Qaboos inspire Oman to push for global peace As sultanate Oman has chosen for the path of peace, I would love to introduce it as the highest form of intellectual stimulation and to involve in discussions in a unique

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What “Angel Tax” means for Indian startups

In India, when reality does not match the painted image, one is conditioned to take it as “a part of life”. But when the image is backed up by speeches, programmes and promises to make it seem heavenly and when

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Social Media a Powerful Tool; Must be Used For Women Empowerment

About nine lakh children die before their first birthday in India. Many of them are born to underage mothers, who were neither mentally nor physically prepared for early marriage and quick motherhood. Although efforts to end child marriage have resulted

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Government Failed to Address Issues of Unemployment

An unpublished periodic labour force survey by the National Sample Survey Office for 2017-18 on the state of employment in India revealed the real story on job crisis in the country. The undisclosed report would have been India’s first official

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Will Last-Minute Action and Veiled Election Manifesto Work for BJP?

The BJP is looking for a home run no doubt but its latest momentum on the Ram temple at Ayodhya or its craftsmanship of a people-friendly budget, howsoever temporary, indicate the burden that none of the Opposition parties has to

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Growing Tiger Population Needs to be Addressed

Wildlife lovers can take heart from two new findings over the last few days. The first is that India’s tiger population is set to double by 2022 from the crisis figure of around 1,400 in 2010. The second is of

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High Time for Authorities to Check Out Fish Laced with Chemicals!

Tests by food inspectors have found large amounts of ammonia and formalin in fish that is being sold in several markets across Delhi. This comes a few weeks after Bihar banned the sale of fish across the State due to

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