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He strode officialdom like a Colossus
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He strode officialdom like a Colossus

Naresh Chandra -- distinguished civil servant and diplomat -- passed into the ages on Sunday, July 9.Ambassador T P Sreenivasan salutes a patriot like none other. IMAGE: Naresh Chandra, presents his credentials as India's ambassador to the US, to then US President Bill Clinton, April 30, 1996.   What Cassius said about Julius Caesar, 'Why man, he doth bestride the narrow world like a Colossus' is true of Ambassador Naresh Chandra, who passed away on July 9, 2017, literally and ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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Can Sitharaman get the defence dinosaur moving?

The defence minister has 20 months to learn the military's ethos, culture and to publicly bat for an organisation that feels increasingly marginalised and underappreciated, notes Ajai Shukla. IMAGE: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman understands the working of a helicopter at the Naliya air base in Gujarat. Photograph: Kind courtesy @nsitharaman/Twitter Early morning on May 24, 2004, when Pranab Mukherjee, the surprise defence minister of the surprise United Progressive Alliance government ...
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What the Raksha Mantri needs to do

'It is the government's most important duty to ensure that when war breaks out, the armed forces are absolutely ready to face the adversary -- well equipped, well trained and in high spirits,' says Brigadier Gurmeet Kanwal (retd). IMAGE: Soldiers search for terrorists in Lachipora in Uri, Jammu and Kashmir, September 20, 2016. Photograph: Umar Ganie Prime Minister Narendra D Modi has handed over the reins of the ministry of defence (MoD) to Nirmala Sitharaman, a trusted colleague in the Union ...
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Bihar Floods 2017: A human curse!

'Did the government learn any lesson from the disasters of 2008, 1987, 1975?''Certainly not!''They are making people believe that the 2017 flood was unexpected, so no preventive effort towards reducing the loss of human lives was to be expected from the government,' says Mohammad Sajjad about this year's Bihar floods which have claimed over 500 lives and left 17 million people homeless. When THIS man issues a climate warning, it's time to listen People wait to be rescued from a flood-hit ...
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Lyching, farmer issues rock both houses of Parliament

The issue of lynchings resonated in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday where the Opposition alleged involvement of 'some members' of Bharatiya Janata Party and Sangh Parivar in these incidents even as the government said communal colour should not be given to such violence; while in the Lok Sabha, the Opposition accused the government of not being sensitive towards farmers' issues. Rajya Sabha As the House took up a discussion on the mob lynching issue, ...
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