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Tobacco survey: A wakeup call for India

Despite several anti-tobacco measures being taken up by the government, India remains the second largest tobacco consumer in the world. About one million persons die due to tobacco-related diseases every year in the country. This reflects a higher mortality than the combined deaths resulting from ..

India, Russia strategic partnership

In the area of geo-politics, India stands to benefit from its relationship with Russia. The friendship between the two countries is old and time-tested. The former Indian Prime Minister, Indira Gandhi could liberate Bangladesh in 1971 only with the diplomatic support of the then Soviet Union.

CWG 2010: Upholding Sporting Spirit

The Commonwealth of Nations, normally referred to as the Commonwealth and previously known as the British Commonwealth, is an intergovernmental organisation of fifty-four independent member states. All but two of these countries were formerly part of the British Empire.

India-Germany ties; need to remove hiccups

One country in Europe with which India can have greater economic and strategic cooperation is Germany. India’s largest trading partner in Europe is Germany and Germany ranked 8th in the share of the inflow of foreign direct investment (FDI) to India in the period April 2000 to June 2010 amounting..

Season of Shame

I SEND this column from Kandhamal in Orissa, one of the most beautiful areas of India. Thick green forests cover roughly 60 per cent of the district. The land is so fertile that fertilisers are not in demand. The vegetables are so tasty and the air so refreshing that for a city-dweller like me..

Rebuild Nalanda Not to Settle Past Scores

I am very excited at the prospects of the establishment of such a university which is an international project, a project of 16 countries jointly to establish this university with a very eminent team of international thinkers, philosophers, Nobel Laureates, etc. I am excited at the prospects of ..

Need To Amend Child Labour Law

The employment of child labour within households, hotels, Dhabas, restaurants etc., has been banned by the Govt. of India, through Ministry of Labour and Employment, by recognizing these places as hazardous occupations and included them in the Part A of the Child Labour (Prohibition & Regulation)..

RBI Rate Hike in Line with Expectations

After its first quarterly review of the monetary policy in the current financial year, the Reserve Bank of India has raised the key interest rates once again. The rates have thus been raised for the 4th time in the current year.

The bank has raised the Repo rate by 25 basis points – that is..

Augmenting Ground Water

India with a population exceeding 1.1 billion, is the second most populous country in the world. It has an agriculture based economy having 2.45 % of the total land area of the world, 16% of the world population and is endowed with about 4% of its water resources.

Mulayam’s apology to Muslims

Finally Samajwadi party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav has realized his follies and apologized to the Muslims as well as the nation for aligning with the demolisher of the historical Babri Masjid, Kalyan Singh. Though the apology has come after 14 month of his making friendship with the communal leader,

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بزنس ڈائجسٹ؛ کھادی مصنوعات کی برانڈگ

کھادی اورگرام ادیوگ کمیشن (کے وی آئی سی)نے غیر ملکی سامان کا م ...

MARQUEE

The Journey of MV Ganga Vilas

Staff Reporter With Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagging off, the World’s Longest River Cruise-MV G ...

PM flags off World’s Longest River Cruise, Ganga Vilas

"India has great potential in waterways transport" MV Ganga Vilas began its journey from Varanasi and to tr ...

J&K witnesses huge influx of tourists’ footfall for new year

AMN / WEB DESK A large number of tourists are thronging Bhadarwah jai Valley in Jammu and Kashmir to welcom ...

MEDIA

India-Egypt sign MoU to facilitate content exchange between official media outlets

Staff Reporter India and Egypt today signed an MoU to facilitate content exchange, capacity building, and C ...

Govt cautions TV channels not to broadcast disturbing images of deaths and accidents

Staff Reporter / NEW DELHI The Information and Broadcasting Ministry has cautioned all television channels ...

SCIENCE / TECHNOLOGY

Science, technology, innovation will be the basis of country’s economy: Dr. Jitendra Singh

8th India International Science Festival Bhopal AAMN / BHOPAL Union Minister of State for Science an ...

DRDO carries out successful test launch of short-range ballistic missile Prithvi II off Odisha coast

AMN The Ministry of Defence said that Defence Research and Development Organisation, DRDO, successfully car ...