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In the section ‘News Today’, we would be covering the news of the day, all at once and ensure that not only you don’t miss an important news but also to assist you in identifying the important news items and there by reduce the time you consume while going through the News Papers.


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Desperation within Pakistan

The encounter last week where four Pakistani terrorists were eliminated at Nagrota while attempting to infiltrate into the valley from Samba with large quantities of arms and ammunition is an indicator of increasing desperation within [Read More]

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Myth and Mahatma

Mahatma Gandhi was an exceptional mythology man, terribly intelligent, with tremendous intuition for people, and a great instinct for what was right. He generated stories wherever he went; his arrival at a place was preceded [Read More]

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We don’t need no EdTech control

New EdTech (portmanteau of education and technology) companies, which feast on the fear of parents that their children will be left out of the ‘race’, have also seen this period as an opportunity to do [Read More]

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Refining trade union strategies to strike a chord

Ten central trade unions (CTUs) have called for a nation-wide strike on November 26, 2020 to condemn what they consider to be the anti-people, and anti-labour economic policies of the government. This follows strikes in [Read More]

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Jobs, exports and the trade pacts link

India’s economy contracted by 23.9% in the first quarter of 2020-21. According to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), the Indian economy will further contract by 10% in the July-September quarter. This is technically defined [Read More]

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Centre releases December guidelines

In its December guidelines to fight the pandemic, the MHA took note of the recent spike in fresh Covid-19 cases in some States, and asked the States and UTs to focus on “Surveillance, Containment and [Read More]

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In vaccine race last lap, the key steps for India

Evaluation of candidate vaccines for COVID-19 should be done on technical parameters and programmatic suitability. An ideal vaccine would provide all of these — immunity that is of a high degree (90% + protective especially [Read More]

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Population and Policy

If population is set to decline all over and median age increases in developed societies faster than in developing societies, it means such societies will necessarily need immigrants to support their economies or to care [Read More]

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Targeting VCs

Disciplinary action against over a dozen Vice Chancellors (VCs) of Central Universities (CUs) over the past few years has been a cause of consternation. The polarised politics of universities view it from diametrically opposite prisms. [Read More]

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