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India’s Economy: Tough Macro and a Better Micro in 2018

By   /  January 14, 2018  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on India’s Economy: Tough Macro and a Better Micro in 2018

By Mithilesh Kumar Sinha | EMN If 2017 was the year of disruption, the government will be hoping that 2018 shapes up as a year of consolidation. Most analysts expect economic growth to pick up in 2018, helped by a global recovery and a domestic manufacturing rebound. Recent indicators of exports, core sector data and […]

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The Virtue of Meekness

By   /  January 13, 2018  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on The Virtue of Meekness

By Ambrose.J. Chakre Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth. Matthew 5:5 The virtue of meekness is evident only in those who has self control. In our modern English idiom the word meek is hardly one of the honorable words of life. It portrays the picture of a submissive and ineffective creature. I […]

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An Appeal

By   /  January 13, 2018  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on An Appeal

The Working Committee (WG) of the NNPGs is grateful to God for enabling us to enter into a political dialogue with the Government of India. We are also grateful to Naga public, Naga friends and well wishers for the unflinching support at every level. As the Committee enters into a crucial stage of intensive negotiation, […]

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In Memory of the Submission of the First Naga Political Representation to Simon Commission

By   /  January 13, 2018  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on In Memory of the Submission of the First Naga Political Representation to Simon Commission

“Do not remove the ancient landmark which your fathers have set” Proverb 22:28 186 years ago, there had been intermittent wars between the British forces and the Nagas of Naga Hills for 44 years. Then after an unwritten Peace Treaty reached between the British and the Nagas on 27th March, 1880 at Mezoma Village whereby […]

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The Worst Excuses Ever Given (The Funny Side)

By   /  January 12, 2018  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on The Worst Excuses Ever Given (The Funny Side)

By Nury Vittachi | IANS When police arrested a man for drug possession, he claimed that the illegal substances were not his. This would have been fine except for the fact that they were found up his bottom. It was a risky defence and judges in the US state of Pennsylvania speedily rejected it in a […]

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Saudi Arabia: Transforming the Face of a Kingdom

By   /  January 12, 2018  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on Saudi Arabia: Transforming the Face of a Kingdom

By Nilova Roy Chaudhury | IANS  There is a huge buzz throughout Saudi Arabia as the hitherto conservative Kingdom — seen as the religious font of Islam and home to its holiest shrines — gets ready to welcome women into its sports stadiums Friday.

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Decoding Genome of HIV Variant Found in India

By   /  January 11, 2018  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on Decoding Genome of HIV Variant Found in India

By Sarah Iqbal | India Science Wire The Human immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) continues to engage scientists because of its complex nature. A team of scientists from India, UK and Spain have isolated near full genomes of HIV virus from a subset of South Indian patients – a subtype known as HIV clade C. Because HIV exhibits […]

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Indian Cities Need Integrated Development Agenda

By   /  January 11, 2018  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on Indian Cities Need Integrated Development Agenda

By Amit Kapoor | IANS One of the fastest-growing economies in the world, India has grown at a rate of above seven per cent over the last decade. Much of this growth can be explained by the growth of its cities. Cities have emerged as economic powerhouses that have defined job growth within the country. While […]

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Of Mother and Daughter: Bond of Poems and Sketches

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By Mudita Girotra | IANS For two-and-a-half months, a creative 54-year-old woman worked on illustrations to mirror poems crafted by her daughter. They spent the days and nights in a specially-designated room to work on the joint project of art and poetry. “These 40-50 days were like a blessing. I got great time with my daughter […]

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Urban Heat Island Punches Holes Through Delhi Fog

By   /  January 11, 2018  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on Urban Heat Island Punches Holes Through Delhi Fog

By K.S. Jayaraman | IANS An analysis of satellite images obtained over the last 17 years has revealed a striking observation of massive holes being formed in the fog over Delhi each year in the winter months of December and January. A report in the journal Geophysical Research Letters published by the American Geophysical Union says […]

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