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6th Jun 2017 08:06:PM Editorials

"Hunger," as stated by Amartya Sen and Jean Dreze, is "intolerable in the modern world" in a way it could not have been in the past, because it is "so unnecessary and unwarranted." India is a poignant example…

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5th Jun 2017 10:06:PM Editorials

Its board exam season and fear of faring poorly in the examinations as is a concern for most students especially those who have failed to enrol themselves in private tuitions. Their worry is genuine as private tuition at…

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4th Jun 2017 10:06:PM Editorials

 ‘Connecting People to Nature’, the theme for World Environment Day 2017, implores us to get outdoors and into nature, to appreciate its beauty and its importance, and to take forward the call to protect the Earth that we…

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3rd Jun 2017 10:06:PM Editorials

 

In the flourishing floricultural sector, Orchids hold a niche of their own and the value of the global orchid industry is at a staggering US$400 billion. Known for their intricate blooms, colours and shapes, it sits atop every…

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1st Jun 2017 09:06:PM Editorials

Close at the heels of New Zealand’s Whanganui River granted living entity status making it the only one in the world. The Uttarakhand high court on Monday declared the Ganga and Yamuna living entities, bestowing on them same legal rights…

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31st May 2017 09:05:PM Editorials

Observing the World No Tobacco Day on May 31 last year, the administration gave a clarion call for creating a smoke-free environment in Itanagar Market areas.

Also in wake of growing tobacco consumptions among school going children, the capital administration had decided to ban…

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30th May 2017 09:05:PM Editorials

Busting the stereotype about women being bad drivers, a report compiled by Delhi Traffic Police recently revealed that women drivers caused less than 2% of all fatal road mishaps in the city and their involvement in accidents has…

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29th May 2017 09:05:PM Editorials

In a nation which is yet to work on human welfare, the central government going ahead with a hard line stand in the name of animal welfare sounds ridiculous had it not been a cause of serious concern.

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28th May 2017 08:05:PM Editorials

In order to sensitise students about north-east India and also to deter the racial isolation of this part of the country, the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT), for the first time, has come up with…

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27th May 2017 08:05:PM Editorials

The inauguration of the Dhola-Sadiya bridge or the Bhupen Hazarika Setu by PM Narendra Modi on May 26 is a historical moment for the remote communities residing in Assam and Arunachal. This bridge has ‘bridged the gap’ in…

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