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Students have to be disciplined but they also deserve positive strokes: Lalit Shastri

Newsroom24x7 Network Sehore, Madhya Pradesh: Senior journalist, eminent conservationist and wildlife film-maker Lalit Shastri today underscored the importance of ensuring discipline in educational institutions with a firm hand and emphasised that the college authorities and professors also should strike a balance by giving positive strokes and taking up the responsibility of guiding the students on

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Union Carbide-a grim reminder

    Lalit Shastri Standing on top of Shamla hill, overlooking the picturesque Upper Lake of Bhopal are buildings that once housed the Union Carbide guest house and research center. Thirty-four years after the 1984 Bhopal gas disaster, these structures have become a grim reminder of how the local authorities had given the primacy of

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Assembly election 2018: How the rising Third Force was demolished in Madhya Pradesh

Newsroom24x7 Network Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh has registered a record polling of about 75% in the general election for the State Assembly. The main opposition Congress is seeing the rise in voting percentage in the central Indian State of Madhya Pradesh as a vote for change and is optimistic that this time the ruling Bharatiya Janata

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Independence Day: A day to rededicate

Lalit Shastri It’s a day to remember the sacrifices of our Freedom Fighters who freed the nation from centuries of bondage. It’s a day to rededicate ourselves to the cause of nation building and all-round progress, universal brotherhood, vibrant democracy, clean politics, good governance, corruption-free administration, sustainable environment, unity and secularism. On this day, let’s

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Central Indian Highlands: Status of the tiger habitat and the ecosystem – World Wetlands Day

Newsroom24x7 Network Click here for World Wetlands Day event CREW, a not for profit registered organisation, is organising an event in February 2018 to mark the release of a documentary on the Central Indian Highlands – a region that for thousands of years has remained an ideal habitat for tigers – a grand specie now

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At what cost India is encouraging the rising export of medicinal herbs?

Lalit Shastri The provisions of Biological Diversity Act have to be enforced in letter and spirit. If this is not done, conservation will become a casualty. Already one is witnessing reckless and uncontrolled collection of herbs to meet the domestic and international demand for herbal medicines. In the process, biodiversity is being devastated and there

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Fitch: Indian Loan Waivers are a Risk to Fiscal Consolidation

Newsroom24x7 Network Mumbai/Hong Kong/Singapore: The farm loan-waiver schemes being discussed and rolled out across an increasing number of Indian states could have a significant impact on state government finances, and might undermine efforts to bring down general government debt, says Fitch Ratings. The impact on India’s debt dynamics and capital spending will depend on the

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“Biodiversity Management Committees can be empowered through Access Benefit Sharing to protect and conserve the ecosystem”

Newsroom24x7 Staff Bhopal: Additional Principal Chief Conservator of Forest and Secretary Madhya Pradesh State Biodiversity Board, R Sreenivasa Murthy, today emphasised that conservation objecties can be achieved to a large extent by strengthening the network of Biodiversity Management Committees (BMC) and through Access Benefit Sharing, which is a key provision of the Biological Diversity Act

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Abject failure of the government to address the farm crisis

Lalit Shastri What is at the root of the farm crisis leading to massive protests and agitation by the farmers, particularly in Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra, has been summed up to a great extent by the Reserve Bank of India in its Second Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement, 2017-18 -Resolution of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC),

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Reckless exploitation of bio-resources and conservation cannot go together

Newsroom24x7 Staff Bhopal: Editor-in-Chief of Newsroom24x7 and a well-known environmentalist, Lalit Shastri, today said in emphatic terms that reckless exploitation of bio-resources and conservation cannot go together. Shastri was speaking as a penalist during the technical session of the State level function organised by Madhya Pradesh State Biodiversity Board at Academy of Administration here today

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Speakers at SAPAKS Convention condemn MP Government stand on “Reservation in Promotion”

Newsroom24x7 Staff There will be a People’s Movement to target the BJP Government in the central Indian State   BHOPAL: Former Madhya Pradesh Director General of Police S.C. Tripathi emphatically stated here today that only seniority and qualification or merit should form the basis for promotion. Promoting someone from a set of officers occupying posts

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Reservation in Promotion in Madhya Pradesh: SAPAKS accuses State Government of appeasing the SC/ST officers and employees

Big Question Mark on Administrative Efficiency Newsroom24x7 Staff BHOPAL: The officers and employees belonging to the general category, OBCs and minorities in Madhya Pradesh are angry with the State Government as it is siding with employees belonging to the reserved SC/ST categoeies and following the policy of appeasement towards them. This was pointed out emphatically

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When India is fighting Pakistan-sponsored terrorism, the US talks of contentious issues between India and Pakistan

Lalit Shastri One security personnel was martyred and eight of them were injured, when terrorists attacked a security force convoy at Zakoora in the outskirts of Srinagar this evening (14 October, 2016). The terrorists opened fire, targeting a vehicle carrying security forces from patrol duty to their camp at Zakoora.   Going by the discourse and

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