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Story Posted on 23-07-2017


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DRDO, Assault Rifle, Indian Army

Why Indian Army’s hunt for assault rifle under Make in India is no good

It rejected the indigenously made 7.62mm rifle on the grounds that it was technologically not up to the mark.


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Guru Nanak, Al-Nuri Mosque, Islam

How Islam undid itself by ignoring bombing of Guru Nanak's symbol in Iraq

Destruction of al-Nuri mosque caps off the crisis within.


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Indian Economy, Public sector banks, NPAs, Stock Markets

Record stock market upsurge hints at mayhem for banks and economy

The lurking question is whether the better performing equity market would increase bank NPAs.


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Oviya, Bigg Boss Tamil

Why Oviya on Bigg Boss Tamil is such a hit in Tamil Nadu

The viewer in the state has converted into a voyeur.


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Films, Hollywood, Christopher Nolan, Dunkirk

Why Christopher Nolan's Dunkirk is the war film the world needs today

The movie will steal up on you, striking you with eerie terror.


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Make in India, Ease of Doing Business, Indian Economy, Federalism

FDI in India: Modi must address regional disparities for economic growth

Eastern India possesses immense potential.


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Book Extract, Career, Youth, Urban poor

Urban poor: Why middle class man with 'stable' job is the modern-day loser

An excerpt from Gayatri Jayaraman's book, Who Me, Poor?


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Masculinity, British India, Sangh Parivar, Hindutva

Sainik schools: Do we need to make India more masculine or are we just insecure?

PMO's advice to include elements of military schools in regular schools should be seen in the context of Sangh Parivar's obnoxious attraction for a virile Hindudom.


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Dharma, Books

Dharma of business: The roots of commerce in India

Donald R Davis Jr's book holds the key to moral economy, something the world has been eagerly looking for.


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Tweet Morcha, RBI, Demonetisation, Banking system

Why I started a virtual protest to end the unfair practices carried out by banks

This is just the beginning of more that is headed our way.