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Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Securing Ticket On Manned Space Mission Small But Important One For Indian Women

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)'s move to include women in the potential list of candidates for the country's first manned space mission signals a good beginning for the nation, especially for the India women. The country is proud of the...

Hindutva Misadventure Could Cost The Country Rs 1.5 Lakh Cr

The Hindutva's cow "misadventure" could cost the country Rs 1.5 lakh crore, news portal Quint said on Friday in its opinion piece. The aggressive Hindutva obsession has hit the vulnerable groups the hardest as estimate suggest that 70 percent of...

Effective Disaster Management In Mines Can Boost Mineral Production

On December 29, 2018, I came across the news that the Indian Air Force and Navy have joined the operation to rescue 15 mine workers trapped since December 13 in a flooded coal mine in Meghalaya. This is an...

SP-BSP Combine has Numerical Edge Over BJP In Uttar Pradesh

Can the SP-BSP alliance in Uttar Pradesh stop the BJP from repeating its 2014 poll results. The Akhilesh Yadav-Mayawati combine can unite the powerful social groups such as the Yadavs, Jatavs and Muslims, but will it be enough for...

Animals As Persons: An Idiosyncrasy Or New Reality?

“Man is by nature a social animal” – Aristotle’s famous saying, which is quite frequently used in common parlance, triggers the idea – is the reverse also true? If man can be considered an animal, can an animal be considered...

Naveen Has Poured Scorn On BJP/Cong Ruled States With KALIA

The ambitious farm assistance programme ‘KALIA’ of the Naveen Patnaik Government, aimed at small and marginal farmers who do the actual cultivation, is the best solution for farm distress. Naveen has “poured scorn” on loan waivers in states ruled...

10% Reservation for Upper Castes: Centre Puts Opposition On Back Foot

The Centre's move on Monday approving 10 per cent reservation to economically-backward upper caste has put the opposition on the back foot. Modi's political rivals have a conundrum: They can neither be seen opposing it, nor can they be seen...

What Makes Modi Shy Of Attacking Naveen? 

Bhubaneswar: Elections are barely a few months away but Prime Minister, Narendra  Modi continues to fight shy of  taking  on Odisha chief minister, Naveen  Patnaik, his chief rival in the state. His reluctance to launch a direct attack on...

Rahul on Paper Aeroplane; No Signs Yet Of Becoming Next PM

Congress president Rahul Gandhi's persistent and "reckless" attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the Rafale deal is not going to bring down the Modi Government. Nor will it impact his administration. Rahul would be naive to believe that...

Economy Takes Backseat As Mandir & Cow Dominates Political Landscape

Has the nation's economy taken a backseat as the political class is preoccupied with the Ayodhya row, Sabarimala and cow? The Times of India, in its editorial today had a word of caution for the Modi government on the economic...
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Dense Fog Proves Fatal For Truck Driver In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: A driver died on the spot in a road accident, on the outskirts of the city, on Tuesday morning. According to sources, a truck...