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The Climate Change: Tracing Inception of its Scientific and Political Discourse


By Prashant Kumar Sharma The climate change issue has become a significant part of the global discourse today. Climate change poses an ‘existential challenge’ to the entire humanity. This could lead the greatest environmental threat facing the planet. Moreover, this daunting challenge is often described as the ‘defining challenge of our age.’ However, there is [...]

May 4th, 2017 | Posted in COLUMN,culture,development,economy,education,environment,governance,health,International,literature,politics,social,spiritual,states,Top Story,youth forum | Read More »




October 30th, 2016 | Posted in Business,COLUMN,culture,development,economy,education,entertainment,environment,film,governance,health,literature,Opinion,personal finance,social,spiritual,sports,states,Top Story,women empowerment | Read More »

“Private University for the Public Work”


Prof. Pramila Goyal Knowing when to expect heavy rain, high temperatures, air pollution levels and other kinds of weather conditions will not take us unawares but will help us be better prepared for coming eventualities. Heavy rainfall lashed Delhi-NCR in July and August 2016 and caused massive traffic jams where people were stuck for hours [...]

September 26th, 2016 | Posted in COLUMN,culture,development,education,environment,governance,health,International,literature,Opinion,politics,social,states,Top Story,women empowerment | Read More »

Shocking 40′s- A brimming volcano in the chest


Bitter truth – By Anand As though life fast-forwarded, all of a sudden one is 40+. Common we were just in school yesterday reciting ‘babes in the woods’. That was in grade 3 and over 3 decades ago. WOW! Ineffable  memories.   But the year forty and beyond teaches one to just ignore and go [...]

July 6th, 2016 | Posted in COLUMN,culture,development,education,entertainment,environment,governance,health,Opinion,politics,social,states,Top Story | Read More »

Highway Quality and Length can bolster our Manufacturing growth


Prof. Prem Vrat   &  Prof. Ravindra Ojha The five million kilometers of road network in India is currently capacity constrained, slow, less safe, environmentally unfriendly, not maintained well and patchily administered. For India’s economic growth, the quality of roads and the length of its new-construction which facilitate the movement of tones of goods and [...]

June 14th, 2016 | Posted in COLUMN,development,economy,education,environment,governance,Opinion,politics,social,states,Top Story | Read More »

India must opt for Low Carbon as Source of Energy


The fact that over the past two years, the global energy scenario has been experiencing some dramatic changes like technological, economic and geopolitical needs no second opinion. Such trends have significantly transformed the energy landscape and posed new challenges for India’s energy security interests. With these aspects in the background, the New Delhi-based ‘think-tank’ and [...]

May 24th, 2016 | Posted in development,economy,education,environment,governance,International,Opinion,politics,states,Top Story | Read More »

India needs a simple budget


Dr P Pullarao Every Finance Minister in India,who is not an economist wants to show off to the country and to the business sector that he has mastered economics and understands the technicalities of budget making. Such a Finance Minister wants to make all kinds of changes or introduces all kinds of taxes and complicates [...]

February 25th, 2016 | Posted in Business,COLUMN,culture,development,education,entertainment,environment,film,governance,health,International,literature,Opinion,politics,social,states,women empowerment,youth forum | Read More »

Off the Grid into the Heart


Sister Jenna As technology accelerates our lives, many of us feel an urgent need to get off the grid, slow down, feel safe, and loved. Did you know that researchers in the new field of “interruption science” have found that it takes an average of twenty-five minutes to recover from a simple telephone call. Consider [...]

February 13th, 2016 | Posted in COLUMN,culture,education,environment,governance,health,literature,Opinion,social,spiritual,Top Story,women empowerment | Read More »

Daily Positive Thoughts


Amola Shah Live simply so that others may simply live. It’s a nice idea, but our lives are more complicated and complex than ever. What can you simplify today – your desk, perhaps your thoughts, a meeting? Simple means easy. Simple means asking, “Is this really necessary?” Simple means keeping it short but sweet. Simple [...]

February 9th, 2016 | Posted in COLUMN,education,environment,governance,literature,Opinion,social,spiritual,Top Story,women empowerment | Read More »

ODD –EVEN FORMULA and its impact on schools


Ms. Gulshan Dewan After coming under a lot of scrutiny and criticism, the new odd-even formula for private vehicles proposed by the AAP government might possibly turn out to be an effective move. According to recent reports, nearly 10 lakh private vehicles in Delhi will stay off roads.   Currently over 19 lakh private four [...]

January 3rd, 2016 | Posted in development,economy,environment,governance,health,Opinion,social,states,Top Story | Read More »

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