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    Awkward Moments At Airport During Security Check

    November 26, 2016

    Whoever needs to fly due to work or other stuff has to go through thorough checking before they take their flight. Day by day the security system has become stronger and strict. Sometimes the strict measures taken by these agents of security are not only strict but also becomes embarrassing to people. This picture seems to be one of the worst embarrassing situations faced by any girl while s..

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  • #NoteBandi

    The Poorest Escaped #NoteBandi: They Have no Money

    November 25, 2016

    Dressed in a white dhoti, with a bright pink tilak on his forehead, Chandu Kokre herded sheep along national highway 60, 30 km southeast of Mumbai, India's financial capital. "It doesn't matter to us," the thin 28-year-old said when asked about the Indian government's delegitimising of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes - 86 per cent of currency in circulation by value. "We don't have bills that exceed Rs ..

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  • When will Children Become a Political Priority, Asks Kailash Satyarthi

    When will Children Become a Political Priority, Asks Kailash Satyarthi

    November 20, 2016

    Notwithstanding the suffering of the common people, Kailash Satyarthi supports the governments demonetisation move as it will help curb trafficking, but the Nobel laureate and child-rights crusader asserts that unless and until children become a political priority, India will continue to be dogged by the evils of child labour and child trafficking. And endeavouring to ignite a social movement a..

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  • Food Fortification

    Food Fortification: A Step to End Malnutrition

    November 8, 2016

    Malnutrition has been one of the persistent problems of India. Despite years of rapid economic growth, India has a higher prevalence of malnutrition among children. Even as malnutrition among children has shown some downfall since 2006, it is still well below the global nutrition targets adopted by the World Health Assembly (WHA) to which India is a signatory. The Global Nutrition Report 2016 p..

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  • Gloom That Besets the Widows Colony

    Gloom That Besets the Widows Colony

    November 8, 2016

    The long years that have gone by ever since the tragic riots that targeted Sikhs all over Delhi still cast their shadow on poor dependents of those who were mercilessly slain by blood thirsty mobs since no justice has ever since come the way of many survivors, finds Junaid Kathju In the labyrinthine of alleys of Tilak Vihar in West Delhi live quite a few survivors of one of the worst communall..

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    Festivalsí Evil Effect on Environment

    November 5, 2016

    Irresponsible celebration of various festivals degrades the environment around us. Large-scale awareness for practicing eco-friendly celebration is the need of the hour India is a land where people celebrate many festivals through-out the year. These range from marking the changes of seasons, farming and harvesting practices, to the observing of birth & death anniversaries, to religious commem..

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  • kasmhir unrest

    New Strand of Fundamentalism Surfaces in Kashmir

    November 5, 2016

    With no sign of the unrest in Kashmir subsiding, the state is passing through one of the worst phases of its history. The scene has been made gloomier by the fact that both the Centre and the state government appear to be clueless about a solution. Although Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti believes that only five per cent of the people in the state are supporting the insurgency, she has been unabl..

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    ‘Hitler’ May Not Return: An Ode To A Stray Dogs

    November 1, 2016

    Over the years, I have always been fascinated by dogs but never the stray dogs in our neighbourhood. On many occasions, after seeing well-trained dogs in homes, the thought has taken shape in my mind as well, why not one in my home too. But, this has never become a reality for manifold reasons, including the fear factor and not to mention the question if my interest in dogs can be sustained. ..

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  • Pathankot to Uri

    From Pathankot to Uri Multiple Agencies Multiply Risk

    October 29, 2016

    Lieutenant General Rameshwar Roy (retired) talks about the vulnerability of military hubs in the wake of recent attack on Brigade Headquarters at Uri in Jammu and Kashmir. Excerpts from the interview The recent attacks by fidayeens on different military bases in Jammu and Kashmir have raised concern about the security parameters around them. How do you look at it? Not only recent attacks or ..

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  • Xi's Bangladesh Visit

    Xi’s Bangladesh Visit: Why Dhaka Sees Beijing, Delhi Ties Through Different Lenses

    October 26, 2016

    Arriving at Dhaka's Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport is always a happy moment for me. It was no different earlier this month when I went as a participant at the South Asia Economic Cooperation conference. A surprising traffic-free ride to the hotel was interspersed with an unlikely silent procession ahead of me. A group of around 50 people, seemingly Chinese and carrying a Chinese flag, m..

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