Science archives preserve our scientific legacy

Science archives preserve our scientific legacy

Tuesday, 28 May 2024 | Biju Dharmapalan

Establishing a National Science Archives Centre in India is crucial to safeguarding our scientific heritage for future generations As an ever-evolving discipline, science continually shapes our understanding of the world and our place within it. Each discovery, innovation and technological advancement contributes to the present and builds the foundation for future...

India-Iran revitalise Chabahar Port

India-Iran revitalise Chabahar Port

Monday, 27 May 2024 | Santosh Mathew

Despite the US pressure, India and Iran sign $370 million deal, reviving Chabahar Port’s strategic importance, which would be beneficial for both countries The Indian Ocean-facing Iranian port of Chabahar is back in the spotlight thanks to a new 10-year, $370 million agreement between India and Iran, signed on May 13....

Key takeaways from ICMR’s new dietary guidelines

Monday, 27 May 2024 | Wajiha Mehtab

It emphasises prioritising whole grains, adequate protein intake, limited fat consumption and daily physical activity Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and the National Institute of Nutrition (NIN) jointly released a New Dietary Guideline for Indians on 7 May 2024. The comprehensive set of 17 dietary guidelines is aimed at reducing...

Strategies for Inner Peace and Empowerment

Strategies for Inner Peace and Empowerment

Monday, 27 May 2024 | Ravi Valluri

We seek solace and direction, grappling with negative influences and internal strife Are we running after a chimaera? Or like Rama and Lakshman are we running after a non-existent golden deer? Or like the Pandavas, (barring the righteous Yudhisthira) do we partake in water from a poisonous lake?  In all such situations,...

Punjab voters’ dilemma: Choosing the lesser evil

Punjab voters’ dilemma: Choosing the lesser evil

Monday, 27 May 2024 | Sukhdev Singh

As Punjab gears up to vote in the last phase of the Lok Sabha elections, the State’s electorate faces a plethora of options but finds few truly meritorious candidates In the Lok Sabha election 2024, over twenty million voters in the State of Punjab have plenty more options than ever before...

New-to-credit users drive financial inclusion

New-to-credit users drive financial inclusion

Saturday, 25 May 2024 | Manish Shara

New-to-credit users have become one of the fastest-growing segments over the past three years but they also present challenges New-to-credit (NTC) users or first-time users of credit products were one of the fastest-growing consumer segments in the lending category in the last three years, driving sustainable financial inclusion and economic growth...

Market’s thumbs-up

Market’s thumbs-up

Saturday, 25 May 2024 | Pioneer

There is jubilation in economic circles, signalling positive investor sentiment in Govt fate It is not every day that the market breaches new records just days ahead of the Lok Sabha poll results. Both Sensex and Nifty are shooting northwards, especially since the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) declared a huge...

Ambedkar’s warning on democracy rings true

Ambedkar’s warning on democracy rings true

Saturday, 25 May 2024 | Bhopinder Singh

India backslides on global democracy indexes and exhibits resistance to internal party democracy, starkly contrasting with the political culture of the UK In 1936, Dr BR Ambedkar wrote an undelivered speech, Annihilation of Caste, where he forewarned, “Constitutional morality is not a natural sentiment. It has to be cultivated. We must...

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