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Why we are to blame for the flooding in our cities
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Why we are to blame for the flooding in our cities

'India, by virtue of its gigantic population and geography, stands at the very front line of this climate catastrophe.''But this is a threat that our easily distracted national mind is ill-equipped to think about, let alone plan for,' says Rahul Jacob. IMAGE: A flooded area in Chennai following heavy rains, November 3, 2017. Photograph: R Senthil Kumar/PTI Photo Last month a teenaged girl in Bengaluru stepped out as floodwaters rose in parts of the city to relieve herself and was washed away ... Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago

The World According to Valmiki Ramayana

The Ramayana and the Mahabharata are known as itihasas . The word itihasa means ‘it was indeed like that’. Therefore, the word is best rendered as legend or history, and not as myth. This does not mean everything occurred exactly as described. In a ...
 Open Magazine3 days ago

No intention of disturbing madrassa course structure: UP govt

The Uttar Pradesh government today sought to allay fears that introduction of NCERT books in madrassas in the state will disturb the course structure of the Islamic educational institutions. At the same time, the government maintained that "dakiyanusi" ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago

5 sectors that impact rural economy

Post DeMo and GST rollout, wage rise, good monsoon and farm loan waiver are expected to provide the base for pushing growth across regions There was wide disparity in brand awareness and decision making criteria with regard to pesticide purchases among ...
 The Financial Chronicle2 weeks ago
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Yogi Adityanath begins madrasa education reforms with NCERT books, Muslim community welcomes move

After making sweeping changes into the UP board, the Yogi Adityanath government has decided to change syllabus of over 19,000 madrasas in Uttar Pradesh by introducing NCERT books in their curriculum. Treading cautiously on the contentious issue, the Yogi ...
 DNA3 weeks ago
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What digital start-ups can do, and cannot do

Technology infrastructure solves many problems, but it cannot build roads or bridges and provide clean water. However, such activities are essential for human progress, and their creation provides jobs, says R Gopalakrishnan. Businesses have been regenerative for centuries. Today’s established corporations were start-ups at some stage. Modern start-ups are merely an alternative way to establish businesses compared to the traditional ways. They do so by increasing the degrees of freedom ...
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The Great Leap Forward

THE SCALE OF analysis is wide, the insights penetrating, the writing lucid. Prasenjit K Basu’s investigation of the world’s largest continent is as incisive as it is expansive. In this 680-page dumbbell- like tome, Basu has captured the unity as well as ...
 Open Magazine1 month ago
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How inflation can impact your child's study abroad plan

If you are planning to fund your child's overseas education goal by creating an Indian portfolio, the total inflation will be a combination of education inflation and exchange rate depreciation, says Vishal Dhawan. Representational photograph: Larry Downing/Reuters Over the past 15 years, one of the biggest shifts that has occurred in peoples' financial goals is the desire to send children abroad for higher education. It has been spurred, in recent years, by a number of factors: Increased ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

A tough quarter but outlook positive for IT services firms

Mini Tejaswi City: Bangalore Days before TCS kicks off the Q2 results calendar, the overall outlook for the IT industry remains positive though muted across key geographies and verticals The last quarter, that is Q2 of the fiscal, was a tough period for most ...
 The Financial Chronicle1 month ago
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The challenge before India

‘Insularity or isolation is not the answer, as such an approach will promote neither growth nor stability.' 'India has to move vigorously to take advantage of expanding opportunities in trade and become a choice location for IT and other industries and services so that growth rates, along with employment, are substantially enhanced.’ A must-read excerpt from former RBI governor and former Rajya Sabha member Bimal Jalan’s India: Priorities For The Future. Illustration: ...
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