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Macro Lessons for Indian Energy Infrastructure

By   /  May 23, 2018  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on Macro Lessons for Indian Energy Infrastructure

By Taponeel Mukherjee | IANS Higher oil prices, the consequent inflationary pressures and a weaker rupee have dominated recent news headlines. While short-term measures to deal with these macro-economic trends are essential, it is also necessary to look at the long-term structural changes required to bring about stability in the Indian economy and reduce exposure to […]

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Lessons from Karnataka: Bank on Social Issues, Leverage Traditional and Modern Media Platforms

By   /  May 22, 2018  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on Lessons from Karnataka: Bank on Social Issues, Leverage Traditional and Modern Media Platforms

By Amit Kapoor | IANS The drama revolving around the Karnataka state elections refuses to fade away. The assembly election results were not able to provide a clear mandate to any party. The BJP emerged as the single largest party but popular rivals Congress and JD-S forged an alliance within hours of the announcement of the […]

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Plastic Pollution Needs To Be Curbed – Un Environment Head

By   /  May 21, 2018  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on Plastic Pollution Needs To Be Curbed – Un Environment Head

Vishal Gulati | IANS Plastic pollution is one of the biggest environmental threats and countries need better waste management to cope with the sheer quantity of plastic rubbish that is fouling the waters and environment, says United Nations Environment head Erik Solheim. “Plastic pollution is one of the biggest environmental threats the planet is facing […]

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NDPP Breaks Silence, Finally

By   /  May 19, 2018  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on NDPP Breaks Silence, Finally

Communiqué This communiqué is being issued in view of the misleading statements of T. R. Zeliang and other opposition members, which appeared in sections of the local media. While the leader of opposition and his party may be wishfully hoping on instability, we would like to highlight the fact that the PDA Government is functioning […]

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The Ultimate Dad Jokes List — And the Reason Why Fathers Tell Them (The Funny Side)

By   /  May 18, 2018  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on The Ultimate Dad Jokes List — And the Reason Why Fathers Tell Them (The Funny Side)

By Nury Vittachi | IANS Fathers, please note: Whenever your child says “I’m ready” it is a legal requirement that you say: “Hello, Ready, I’m Dad!” The telling of extremely lame “jokes” has been a duty for adult males since the first people evolved. (“Got any fruit? I’m hungry.” “Hi, Hungry, I’m Adam.”) You can even […]

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The Gift of Relationship

By   /  May 17, 2018  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on The Gift of Relationship

By Ambrose .J. Chakre | EMN The way we were created to love and care for each other is one of the greatest gift God has given unto us. The care, love and the affection we have for each other are what compliments the gift of God. We were created just the way God wants us […]

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Retinoblastoma: Curable Cancer in Children

By   /  May 12, 2018  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on Retinoblastoma: Curable Cancer in Children

(World Retinoblastoma Awareness Week is being observed May 13-19) By Dr Swathi Kaliki | IANS Worldwide, every May, the week after the second Sunday is celebrated as World Retinoblastoma Awareness Week, dedicated to increase awareness about the disease. This year, World Retinoblastoma Awareness Week is being observed from May 13 to 19. Retinoblastoma is a rare […]

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Role Model Bureaucrats and Good Governance

By   /  May 12, 2018  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on Role Model Bureaucrats and Good Governance

Few months back the nation was shocked to hear the news about the physical assault of Chief Secretary of Delhi by few elected members of the ruling party in presence of the Chief Minister. Many might have forgotten the news at the arrival of the next sensational news in the media. Knowing the processes through […]

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How to Cheat Your Step-Counter in Creative Way and Stay Healthy (The Funny Side)

By   /  May 12, 2018  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on How to Cheat Your Step-Counter in Creative Way and Stay Healthy (The Funny Side)

By Nury Vittachi | IANS Many folk stupidly spend their lives trying to impress other people, when what they should really be doing, of course, is trying to impress their step-counters. Smartphone health apps and Fitbit-style wristbands not only monitor your activity level but constantly encourage you to post it on the Internet for the world […]

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Feynman: A Practical joking Physicist, a Paradigm of Science

By   /  May 11, 2018  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on Feynman: A Practical joking Physicist, a Paradigm of Science

May 11 is Richard P. Feynman’s 100th birth anniversary By Vikas Datta | IANS In physics, Richard P. Feynman is feted for his path-breaking contribution to quantum theory — especially its electrodynamics, which won him the Nobel Prize — and for being among the extraordinary scientific talent that developed the atomic bomb and pioneering nanotechnology. […]

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