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The curious case of Priyanka Gandhi’s sudden disappearance

Sunday, 03 Dec 2017 | Hari shankar vyas | in Agenda

It is common knowledge that one family member of the Nehru-Gandhi family — Rahul Gandhi — is very active these days, but at the same time, people have started enquiring about Priyanka. In recent times, there has been no news about her; she used to look after Sonia and Rahul’s...

Vietnam leapfrogs to world stage

Sunday, 26 Nov 2017 | Rajaram Panda | in Agenda

The 25th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit has helped elevate the S-E Asian country’s diplomatic profile and marked a milestone in Da Nang’s socio-economic development The month of November 2017 saw a flurry of international diplomacy in Asia when top leaders of the world descended first in the beautiful Vietnamese coastal...

Iran's growing military threat a ‘blind spot' for UK

Sunday, 26 Nov 2017 | Steve Bird | in Agenda

Iran ticks all boxes: Oppressive criminal code, religious zeal professing moral authority, nuclear ambitions, and racial division, says Steve Bird British MPs have a “blind spot” when analysing Iran’s growing military powers and destabilising influence through it support for terrorism in the Middle East, a senior Conservative politician has warned. Writing...

Mission Gujarat to get a boost with Modi rallies, road shows

Sunday, 19 Nov 2017 | Hari shankar vyas | in Agenda

From next week, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to begin his Gujarat election campaign. But before that, the BJP will finalise the names of its candidates. After many rounds of meetings, the State party unit has finalised the list of probable candidates. The BJP president Amit Shah was also...

The US amidst Rohingya crisis in Myanmar

Sunday, 19 Nov 2017 | RANU JOARDAR | in Agenda

Even limited sanctions on Myanmar would have a major effect since that would signal that the US is placing humanitarianism on agenda, says Ranu Joardar In 2016, the world witnessed massive exodus of Syrians, and in 2017, Rohingyas are fleeing to escape rape and death from the hands of their own...

The underlying message in Modi-Karunanidhi meeting

Sunday, 12 Nov 2017 | Hari shankar vyas | in Agenda

When Prime Minister Narendra Modi went to Chennai to attend the platinum jubilee celebrations of Tamil newspaper Daily Thanthi, he also visited the DMK supremo M Karunanidhi’s house to enquire about his well-being. This was purely a courtesy call but there was an underlying political message. Some people portrayed this...

Rahul Gandhi all set to take charge before Gujarat polls

Sunday, 05 Nov 2017 | Hari shankar vyas | in Agenda

This is almost decided by now that Rahul Gandhi will take charge of his party before the Gujarat elections. The Congress leaders, who were advocating deferment of Rahul’s anointment till Gujarat and Himachal elections, have failed in their mission. In fact, those leaders were arguing that if the Congress faces...

What next for the old guard of India’s Grand Old Party?

Sunday, 29 Oct 2017 | Hari shankar vyas | in Agenda

Amidst the hustle and bustle of the preparations for Rahul Gandhi’s anointment as party chief, all eyes are on three big leaders. Rahul is expected to assume charge this month. The Congress session is scheduled for next month on Indira Gandhi’s birth anniversary, and the decision on Rahul will be...

Shinzo Abe’s victory ensures political stability

Sunday, 29 Oct 2017 | Rajaram Panda | in Agenda

His reworking of Parliament and economy is a blessing for not just coalition Government and young Japan, but also for India, explains RAJARAM PANDA There was an element of surprise when Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced the dissolution of the Lower House of the Diet more than a year ahead...

Malaise in the Japanese society

Sunday, 22 Oct 2017 | Rajaram Panda | in Agenda

The main cause of this malaise is that in an extremely homogeneous society, with a deeply fixed mindset of conformity, people with different opinions are often singled out and attacked, often leading to suicides, writes Rajaram Panda Is Japan a happy country? The image that Japan evokes to an outsider is...


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HEC, Paras Healthcare to run Multi Super Speciality Hospital

18 Jan 2018 | PNS | Ranchi

Heavy Engineering Corporation (HEC) and Paras Healthcare today announced to run a 300 bedded super speciality hospital providing tertiary care services in the Capital City. A PPP project for the same was signed by CMD, HEC, Avijit Ghosh and MD, Paras Healthcare, Dr Dharminder Nagar on Tuesday...

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