Issue 4

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In Issue 4
Mar 7th, 2016
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In Art & Culture
Jan 5th, 2016
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Spreading message of non-violence with ‘dhol’ Whenever there is talk of Bastar region of Chhattisgarh, the first impression that comes to our mind is the fire of Maoist insurgency that often comes in news. Then comes the picture that this part of the country is also a land of natural resources. Unfortunately, it also happens to be one of the poorest districts of the co...
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In Economy
Jan 5th, 2016
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In the last few years, microfinance institutions are moving to new business ecosystems There is good news for the microfinance sector in our country. The gross loan portfolio (GLP) has seen an impressive growth in the quarter ending in September 2015 (Q2 FY 2015-16). According to MFIN Micrometer, GLP stood at a Rs. 36,660 cr as compared to 20,879 cr during the same qua...
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In Issue 4
Jan 5th, 2016
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Rehabilitation of prisoners should be viewed seriously ‘A society is judged by how well it treats its prisoners’, these words of Dostoevsky seem apt even to this date. But as realities stand, ours is a society where an order for imprisonment relegates the person to the deepest dungeons with no hopes of a better life. If one has to look at the history of India’s crimina...
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In Economy
Jan 5th, 2016
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 The first hike in about a decade signals a divergence between the US and other leading economies After a span of nine years, the US Fed has increased the interest rates in a move which has been coming a long time. The move marks the official end of the globally coordinated fiscal and monetary stimuli that was provided to the world economy that had come dangerously clo...
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In Health
Jan 5th, 2016
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Banning surrogacy for foreign nationals will affect Indian medical fraternity Family is the primary unit of the society. Surrogacy helps build families.   Today, infertility is recognized as a disease even by World Health Organization (WHO). Artificial Reproductive Technology (ART) has been recognized as field of medicine and thus under the aegis of such techniques, su...
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In Issue 4
Jan 5th, 2016
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The Nitish-led new government needs to double down on developmental efforts American President Abraham Lincoln once said: “Democracy is the government of the people, by the people and for the people”. The Social and economic wellbeing of the citizens is the prime job of the governments, especially in a democracy. As each demand and expectation cannot be met by any gove...
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In Economy
Jan 5th, 2016
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A Roundtable organized by ASSOCHAM was held on 16th December, 2015, at Hotel Lalit, New Delhi. The topic was ‘Make in India: Trade and Fiscal Incentives for the IT Hardware and Electronics Industry.’ Dr. Ajay Kumar, Additional Secretary, Ministry of IT, was the speaker from the government whereas the industry was represented by Dell, Microsoft, Lenovo and Texas Instrum...
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In International Relations
Jan 5th, 2016
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Shinzo Abe’s visit gives a boost to bilateral relations The most defining spectacle of Japanese PM Shinzo Abe’s visit to India between Dec 11-13, was the picture perfect evening prayer at Varanasi where he and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi went through the whole ritual in a grand setting. The visit went much the same way. Both sides made all the right noises, bo...
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In Infrastructure
Jan 5th, 2016
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More than rain, the unplanned development and flawed government policies are responsible for the Chennai flood The midnight of December 2nd will be etched in the minds of Chennaites forever. For it was on that fateful night that the city witnessed its biggest disaster in the last hundred years. Unprepared and ill-equipped, the entire city succumbed to the fury of natur...