Paris attack: Clash on freedom of the press

A woman holds up a pen during a gathering in solidarity of the victims of a terror attack against French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris, Wednesday, January 7. Masked gunmen stormed the Paris offices of a weekly newspaper that caricatured the Prophet Muhammad, methodically killing 12 people Wednesday, including the editor, before escaping in […]

Make in India but Make it Green

Rajendra ShendeIANS A century back, on January 9, Mahatma Gandhi made his determined journey to India with a singular goal to Make in India. He wanted to make in India a movement of freedom from foreign oppression, discrimination, and social apartheid. The capital needed for this was in the form of bold assets of non-violence […]

Voters show discontent with Gandhi dynasty

In this Monday, April 5, 2004 file photo, Congress candidate Rahul Gandhi, center, is flanked by his mother and Congress Party President Sonia Gandhi, left, and sister Priyanka Vadra, right, as brother-in-law Robert Vadra stands beside as he files his candidacy papers for Amethi constituency in Sultanpur, in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. […]

It was an election which BJP could not lose

Amulya Ganguli IANS Even if there is little doubt that a wave in favour of Narendra Modi has swept the country, except in parts of the south and the north-east, what is undeniable is that it was an election which the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) could not lose. The reason is that the Congress made […]

Modi faces mammoth task to meet soaring expectations

Gujarat state chief minister and the prime ministerial candidate of India’s main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Narendra Modi, flashes victory sign to the media during a meeting of the BJP members of Gujarat’s state legislature in Gandhinagar,on May 13. (AP Photo)   Sanjeev MiglaniReuters About a year ago Narendra Modi sat down with some […]

Rise of KIDNEY DISEASE in Nagaland

Dr Zekolo KozaConsultant, Department of Medicine What is the role of your Kidneys? Your kidneys are two bean-shaped organs, each about the size of your fists. They are located near the middle of your back, just below the rib cage. Inside each kidney about a million tiny structures called nephrons filter blood.They remove waste products […]

New leader, same impasse for troubled Thailand

Anti-government protesters sing a song as they ride on a truck during a rally Thursday, May 8, 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand. A court ousted Thailand’s prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra for abuse of power, accomplishing what anti-government demonstrators have sought to do for the past six months and further widening the country’s sharp political divide. (AP […]

The woman who breaks Mega-Dams

Uri Friedman Ruth Buendía Mestoquiari has built her career, and staked the fate of her people, on the law. But she doesn’t have a law degree. In fact, she didn’t even start elementary school until she was a teenager and didn’t finish high school until age 25. While her peers went to class, she spent […]

A French economist's grim view of wealth gap

Bernard Condon, Christopher S. Rugaber and Josh BoakAssociated Press Business Writers   In a new book, Thomas Piketty, the French economist who helped popularize the notion of a privileged 1 percent, sounds a grim warning: The U.S. economy has begun to decay into the pattern of aristocratic Europe of the 19th century. Hard work will […]

Diabetic care

Introduction:Diabetes  is  one  of  the  leading causes  of  death  and  disability  in  India. India and  China  together  hold  the  largest  number  of  diabetes  with  India  being  known  as  the  diabetes  capital   of the  world. There  are  now  an  estimate  of  more  than  62  million  patients  with   diabetes  in  India.   It  is  the  leading  cause  of  […]

Saving culture preserves your identity

Lemwang ChuhwanglimResearcher and Activist Culture is an identity based on the primordial way of life among the Naga society. This culture is regarded as a traditional way of life, embodied in a particular band or community of customary behavior, institutions and artifacts (Ingold, 1993) among the Naga society. I understand culture as a common understanding […]

Mozilla CEO resigns after furor over gay rights

Michael Liedtke & Sarah Skidmore SellAP Business Writers Mozilla co-founder Brendan Eich is stepping down as CEO and leaving the company following protests over his support of a gay marriage ban in California.The nonprofit that makes the Firefox browser infuriated many employees and users last week by naming Eich head of the Mountain View, California-based […]

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