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Premier Technical Institutes: What sets apart a leader from a manager

Tapan Misra The proof of the pudding is in the eating American economist Prof. Joseph Eugene Stiglitz shared Nobel Prize in 2001 for contributing to the theory of information assymetric in developing new markets. For example, let us examine role of second hand car market in developing car industry. The owner of an old car

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Magnificent Madhya Pradesh: Pitching for big investment

Newsroom24x7 Network Indore: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath today (18 October 2019) gave the categorical assurance that his government will ensure accountability and go all out to make Madhya Pradesh an investment -friendly state. The Chief Minister was speaking at the opening of “Magnificent MP” Investment Summit at Brilliant Convention Centre here in Indore

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Goodbye from J&K Vidhan Parishad

Law Kumar Mishra Under the provisions under Section 57 of the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Act, 2019, the  J&K Legislative Council having a strength of 36 members (functional strength much smaller) stands abolished from Thursday, 17 October 2019. All the J&K legislative Council Members cease to be MLCs with immediate effect. It was one of the

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Economic slowdown, Policy reforms and Politics

Newsroom24x7 Network India is one of the fastest growing (economies) and has the skilled manpower and a government working towards reforms. Investors can find no better place in the world than India because it has a democracy loving, capitalist respecting environment. The government is interacting with the industry and investors on a continuous basis and

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On the “Nobel” award in Economics

Venktesh Athreya There is no problem in recognizing that the winners of the “Nobel” prize in Economics are well known scholars in the Economics profession. The Award can be viewed as confirmation of their professional status though such confirmation was by no means necessary. The other aspect of the matter is that the award of

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Why Quit India?

Tapan Misra We grew up with R K Laxman, in the Times of India (ToI) front page, as quintessential common man, who never needed an introduction. Laxman was country’s conscience keeper. He never indulged in harangue, but conveyed his opinion with subtlety, with bold and different strokes of the cartoonist’s brush. Though his cartoons were

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Ram Janma Bhoomi case: Supreme Court concludes day-to-day hearing

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: The Supreme Court of India on Wednesday, 16 October 2019, said “enough is enough” and concluded the day-to-day hearing in the Ayodhya Ram Janmbhoomi-Babri Masjid case. At the end of the 40-day hearing in Babri Masjid/ Ram Janam Bhumi case by the Constitution Bench of Supreme Court, the judgement has been

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Is it time for Bhopal to deliver on water front?

Manoj Misra Any city, big or small is in many ways an organic entity. It consumes (energy, water and food) and it discards (air, solid and liquid wastes). A ‘smart’ (popular euphemism) city would endeavour to consume smartly (no more than needed) and discard smartly (no pollution of atmosphere, land and surface or ground water).

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Forest conservation, wildlife protection and the “Biased Scholar”

Suhas Kumar The other day, I was invited to a function in Bhopal where the world famous scholar Prof Madhav Gadgil was addressing a gathering comprising of retired and serving government servants, local NGOs, citizens concerned about ecology and a cross-section of others. He was explaining how the ecological issues have emerged overtime in the

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Free Thinker from JNU gets Nobel Prize in Economics

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee, an eminent America-based economist shares the 2019 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences with spouse Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer, “for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty.”  Kolkata born Banerjee (58) was educated at the University of Calcutta, Jawaharlal Nehru University (MA-1983) and Harvard University from where

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Chandrayaan-2 Mission: India has become the first country to have attempted to probe lunar South Pole

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: “With Chandrayaan-2 Mission, India became the first country to have attempted to probe lunar South Pole, which is believed to contain water and upholds key secrets of the solar system”. An ebook on Chandrayaan-2, titled “The journey of a billion dreams – A story for eternity” and produced by the Publications

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National Culture Festival will begin at Jabalpur on 14 October 2019

Newsroom24x7 Network Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Governor Lalji Tandon will inaugurate the 10th “Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav” (national Culture Festival) at Jabalpur on Monday, 14 October. Ministry of Culture, Government of India is organising the festival under the “Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat” initiative in Madhya Pradesh from 14 to 21 October. Union Minister of State for Culture

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Twitter, twitter everywhere….what to read what not to read

Lalit Shastri Manmohan Bahadur, Additional Director General, Centre for Air Power Studies, Delhi, who retired as Air Vice Marshal of IAF, and has been an ace helicopter pilot, UN soldier and dabbles in Security and strategic issues, has expressed surprise over an opinion column published by ThePrint questioning Air Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria, the

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