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NGOs of the mind

The NGO as an expression of voluntarism is a Janus-faced entity and it is this double-edged nature that puts it in a perpetual state of suspicion. The recent Intelligence Bureau report on NGOs against development has to be reread as a part of a new text of suspicion Jairam Ramesh,

औपनिवेशिक भारत में नगरीकरण की प्रक्रिया

उन्नीसवीं शताब्दी के मध्य तक ये कस्बे मद्रास, कलकत्ता तथा बम्बई; बड़े शहर बन गए थे जहाँ से नए शासक पूरे देश पर नियंत्रण करते थे। आर्थिक गतिविधियों को नियंत्रित करने तथा नए शासकों के प्रभुत्व को दर्शाने के लिए संस्थानों की स्थापना की गई। भारतीयों ने इन शहरों में

Ireland world’s ‘best’ country, India stands low at 81

While Iceland and Canada are the nations scoring high on climate and planet specifics, the United Kingdom led the league of nations in technology While, in the overall ranking, India has been ranked 81st; strife-torn countries like Libya and Iraq were ranked the lowest. Rankings of all other countries can

Agenda for nuclear diplomacy

The focus should now shift to resolving the ambiguities of the 2010 Nuclear Liability Law. Without this exercise, India can only import nuclear fuel for the existing power plants; it will not be able to undertake the much-needed expansion of the nuclear power sector. It is not only the foreign