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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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2nd India-China Informal Summit: India, China reiterate commitment to “prudently manage differences” and work jointly against terrorism and terror financing

Newsroom24x7 Network Chennai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Xi Jinping, the Cinese President, on Saturday 12 October have issued a joint communique at the end of the two-day 2nd India-China Informal Summit here stating that both of them are concerned that terrorism continues to pose a common threat. The two leaders have said that as

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Huge Rs. 4.50 billion tree plantation scam in Madhya Pradesh

Newsroom24x7 Network Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Forest Minister Umang Singhar on Friday, 11 October 2019, disclosed that his department has detected a huge Rs. 4.5 billion tree plantation scam linked to the announcement by the former Chief Minister Shivraraj Singh to plant 50 million trees in the Narmada basin and its implementation by the forest and

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Xi Jinping arrives in Chennai

Newsroom24x7 Network Chennai: President of People’s Republic of China Xi Jinping on Friday, 11 October 2019 landed in Chennai for the 2nd informal Summit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. President Xi Jinping arrived in Chennai to a warm and colourful welcome for the 2nd Informal Summit with PM Narendra Modi. Prime Minister Narendra Modi earlier

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Chennai Informal Summit: Walking the path for the Asian Century

Prime Minister Modi with Chinese PresidentXi Jinping

The Chinese President Xi Jinping will be visiting Chennai, India for the 2nd Informal Summit, a 2 day event beginning Friday 11 October 2019, on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s invitation. The two leaders had their inaugural Informal Summit in Wuhan, China on 27-28 April 2018. The Chennai Informal Summit will provide an opportunity for the

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Journalists should write with a sound mind and be one with humankind: Dr Gulab Kothari

Newsroom24x7 Network Bhopal: The Chief Editor of Rajasthan Patrika Dr Gulab Kothari said here on Wednesday 9 October 2019 that journalists should write with a soul and become one with humankind. Dr Kothari was addressing a special brainstorming session on “Society, Culture and Journalism” at Makhanalal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism in the State capital.

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The story of the hapless elephants and their diminishing forests

Nagaraj Chandrashekaraiah The voiceless elephants are fighting for survival. We are pushing them over the precipice towards extinction. Nagaraj Chandrashekaraiah has given a wake up call. It should rattle the sensibilities of the law makers, the enforcing authorities and also the common public. Reasons for Jumbo Deaths in India According to the statistics, the cause

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Rajnath Singh joins Rafale fighter aircraft handing over ceremony

Newsroom24x7 Network Paris: India’s Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday, 8 October 2019, participated in the Rafale fighter aircraft handing over ceremony, coinciding with Vijayadashami festival which symbolises the victory of good over evil and marking the Indian Air Force Day, at Merignac in Bordeaux along with French Minister of Armed Forces Ms Florence Parly.

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Save ISRO: Nation cannot remain mute spectator

Lalit Shastri Indian Space research Organisation, popularly known as ISRO, continues to be in news for some time now, especially due to the ambitious Chandrayaan-2 Mission. The main objectives of the Chandrayaan-2 Vikram Lander were to demonstrate the ability to soft-land on the lunar surface and operate a robotic rover on the Moon surface to

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MP Cabinet approves Rs 550 crore for Social Security Pension

Newsroom24x7 Network Bhopal: The Madhya Pradesh Cabinet, which met under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Kamal Nath on 6 September, has decided to sanction an amount of Rs 550 crore to the districts for the payment of social security pension. This amount will be withdrawn from the State level destitute fund account as per monthly

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Onset of terrorism and Women’s education in Kashmir valley

Courtesy - Kashmir: An Earthly Paradise by Wild Frontiers

Mariam Karim In the late eighties the unease had begun already…the Governments sitting at the Centre took no cognizance of it, paid no heed to the warning signs of growing restlessness and sense of alienation of a people, of a flourishing underground press that was subverting them. Today as they live without communication with the

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