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Issue 10

By Nataliia Zorba
In Issue 10
Jul 18th, 2016
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Even though many expats come to India fascinated by its culture and tradition, overall impression of  many is not very good What is it to be an expat? It is said that a person at least once in a life should go another  country, another continent and yes, alone! The degree of hospitality, of course, varies from country to country. So now the real question: What it is to...
By Sagarika Ranjan
In Issue 10
Jul 13th, 2016
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NCBR Report: 384 cases were under crime against foreign tourists during 2014, constituting 79.0 per cent of  total crime against foreigners. The noise from the wheels of her own trolley bag seemed to scare her. The dark alleys she was  walking in, however, was better than the taxi drivers’ mob that almost made her freak out. The man whom she was following was not the b...
By Ramesh Kumar Raja
In Environment & Ecology
Jul 12th, 2016
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Although the Narendra Modi government has done well on pollution standards and monitoring, it needs to do much more on green clearances, forestry and its flagship schemes on sanitation, and the Ganga As the BJP-led NDA government embarks on its third year in office, the public research and  advocacy think tank Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), has come up with ...
By Ramesh Kumar Raja
In Issue 10
Jul 12th, 2016
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Even though the real estate sector’s domestic front looks dampened, the private equity fund inflow has gained momentum riding high on the norms flexibility government has provided over the last couple of  years There has always been a strong history of institutional investment in Indian real estate through both mediums;  direct ownership of property and pooled investme...
By Anand Mishra
In Geo Politics
Jul 12th, 2016
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Shangri la Dialogue witnesses sharp exchanges as countries get restive over Chinese belligerence Over last decade, Asia pacific has emerged as the crucial chessboard of geopolitics. As invariably happens, the  region which has seen unmatched wealth generation during last quarter century, has gradually assumed security importance for countries not just located here, but...
By Sagarika Ranjan
In Issue 10
Jul 12th, 2016
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Countless policies, dynamism of innovative measures and intention of becoming a lion drives the Indian economy  today. In the process, we are talking of development and trying to ape some of the success stories of the west, but without assessing its feasibility. It’s like sowing rice on an arid land and cactus in marshes. The west is talking of research and development...
By Ramesh Kumar Raja
In Issue 10
Jul 12th, 2016
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Prohibition is not a solution The chequered history of  banning alcohol is enough to demonstrate that prohibition causes more harm than benefits in India  and helps bootlegger, corrupt and criminals The ancient discipline of yoga is irrelevant without imposing ban on sale of liquor across the country  and the Prime Minister must act in this regard, Bihar Chief Minister...
By Anand Mishra
In Issue 10
Jul 11th, 2016
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When the RBI reviewed the monetary policy on June 7, nobody was expecting a rate  action. No hike was anticipated, no lowering either. What analysts were looking for was the language of the statement, rationale of leaving the key policy rates unchanged and what was RBI’s stance on key regulatory issues such as MCLR and liquidity management. As expected, Raghuram Rajan ...
By Dr. Rakhi Tripathi
In Cover Story
Jul 7th, 2016
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It has been observed that in the last one decade Higher Education Institutions (HEI) in India are moving towards digital  presence. Nearly all the institutions have a website ranging from static informational to actively interactive websites. A significant number of institutions have presence on popular social networking sites (SNS) to interact with their stakeholders....
By Sagarika Ranjan
In Cover Story
Jul 7th, 2016
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According to the last updated report of  National Crime Records Bureau, 3,807 students committed suicide W e are talking of suicide. We are talking  of kids committing suicide.  We are talking of kids committing suicide because of cut throat competition? Is it? Was it because of the competition, suicide would have been in history but this is new. Suicide among children...