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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 »

Federal Competitiveness – a paradigm shift in center – state financial relationship


Dr. Kumar Bijoy Article 1 of the constitution declares that India, that is Bharat, shall be a Union of States. Part XI of the Indian constitution defines the power distribution between the federal government (the Centre or union) and the States in India. This part is divided between legislative, administrative and executive powers. The financial [...]

April 3rd, 2017 | Posted in Business,culture,development,economy,education,governance,health,International,literature,Opinion,personal finance,politics,social,states,Top Story,women empowerment,youth forum | Read More »

Predicting to the Unpredictable: Donald Trump’s Policy in South Asia


Prashant Kumar Sharma and Jigme Wangdi Mr. Donald Trump, a ‘casino owner,’ who does not care about being ‘politically incorrect,’ whose election defied all logics and predictions by astrologers and soothsayers, won the US presidential election “without securing the popular votes,” as Ambassador Rajiv Dogra says, became the 45th President of the United States of [...]

January 30th, 2017 | Posted in COLUMN,culture,development,economy,education,governance,health,International,literature,Opinion,politics,social,states,Top Story,youth forum | Read More »

Jayalalitha’s initiation


Bitter truth by C V Anand It was 1987 when Komalavalli first appeared on national television. Images of grieving Tamilians thronging for their last glimpse of MGR their savior. A stoic defiant Komalavalli or Jayalalitha stood by the venue for hours in hope of a glimpse of the lifeless body of her mentor. MGR’s family [...]

December 12th, 2016 | Posted in COLUMN,culture,development,economy,entertainment,film,governance,health,International,Opinion,politics,social,states,Top Story,women empowerment,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 »

National Alcohol Screening Month


Ms JyotikaPruthi At some point of time, we all get a warning from the elders about ill effects of alcohol consumption. This highlights the fact that consuming too much alcohol enhances the risk of liver diseases, some types of cancer and possibly domestic violence.     There lies a great news!! We can all contribute [...]

April 27th, 2016 | Posted in COLUMN,culture,development,education,governance,health,literature,Opinion,politics,social,states,Top Story,women empowerment,youth forum | Read More »

Hearing loss in I phone generation


Dr Ravi Meher With the technological advancement in electronics and communication smart phones, tabs and personal entertainment devices are now ubiquitous. As there is increase in use of such devices by young generation, there is also parallel increase in incidence of hearing loss. Our ears have delicate hair cells which transmit the sound energy into [...]

April 7th, 2016 | Posted in COLUMN,education,governance,health,International,Opinion,social,Top Story | Read More »

” Response to Member of Parliament, Mr Jena’s piece on regulating Pathological laboratories “


Dr Indumati Gopinathan A strict, well-regulated environment, well-monitored laboratory is what all qualified laboratory personnel themselves aspire for Standardization of medical laboratory practice is definitely the need of the hour as Mr. Jena has pointed out.   Unqualified, untrained individuals run medical labs without any care in thousands of locations in India. This affects the [...]

March 30th, 2016 | Posted in COLUMN,development,education,governance,health,Opinion,politics,social,states,Top Story,women empowerment | Read More »

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