Abolishing retrospective tax law to boost economy

Abolishing retrospective tax law to boost economy

Sunday, 26 September 2021 | Brajesh Kumar Tiwari / Suman Tiwari

The Government stand, prima facie, appears to cost huge loss to the State exchequer, but in the long run its benefit in terms of attracting foreign investment and achieving the target of USD 5 trillion economy by 2025 cannot be denied The Government had on August 5 scrapped the retrospective tax...

Astroturf | Turn Ahamkara into asset

Astroturf | Turn Ahamkara into asset

Sunday, 19 September 2021 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo

Human beings enjoy the exclusive privilege to guide their action by choice and discrimination. But choice action carries equal probability of use and misuse. And there are no free lunches in life. You have to bear with the consequences of the choices you make and the actions thereto — good...

Becoming a National Champion

Becoming a National Champion

Sunday, 19 September 2021 | Excerpt

Swimming Against the Tide: True Story of Para Swimmer Author: Madhavi Latha Prathigudupu Publisher: Sage, Rs 595 Swimming Against the Tide: True Story of Para Swimmer by Madhavi Latha Prathigudupu is a true story of an extraordinary sportsperson who challenged her circumstances and physical disability to overcome the odds to emerge as...

Taming the dragon

Taming the dragon

Sunday, 19 September 2021 | Maj. Gen. Dhruv C Katoch

Blinkers Off: How will The World Counter China Author: Gaurie Dwivedi Publisher: Pentagon Press, Rs 795 Unravelling the many aspects of China’s statecraft, Blinkers Off serves as an important tool in understanding that the threat Beijing poses is multi-dimensional, and response to it should also be the same, writes Maj. Gen. Dhruv C...

Profitable in India

Profitable in India

Sunday, 19 September 2021 | Ajayya Kumar

If streaming services are looking at making profits in India, they should adapt to regional realities, start thinking creatively and take a leaf out of what has worked globally, writes Ajayya Kumar The Covid-19 induced lockdown might have given a shot in the arm for streaming services, but making substantial profits...

Legacy and new pollutants destroying human capital

Legacy and new pollutants destroying human capital

Sunday, 12 September 2021 | Paromita Chakraborty/ Daniel Snow

Even if there is no emission of persistent organic pollutants in a region, these areas can still be affected by exposure to these pollutants transported from hundreds of kilometre away Water and air pollution seriously impact the health of human and the ecosystem, with a rapidly growing, resource-consuming population. Less...

Grief and aftermath: Grasping nuances of links

Grief and aftermath: Grasping nuances of links

Sunday, 12 September 2021 | KK SRIVASTAVA

Considering that prolonged grief disorders have much to do with lack of competencies and maintenance of maladaptive behaviour, a time has dawned to reduce focus on individual dynamics of sufferers and focus on social injustices and inequities that exacerbate feelings of grief. Solution to grief-related problems lies in helping concerned...

Spirituality, a mirror

Spirituality, a mirror

Sunday, 12 September 2021 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi

Spirituality shows the true picture. A conscious entity can not be oblivious of its own reality, writes AJIT KUMAR BISHNOI This article is in the Indian context, because of our widespread awareness about God, soul, etc. Then, why aren’t so many spiritualists amongst us? There are several reasons. The first and...

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Turn to art for progress

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God is easily pleased

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Astroturf : Living in demanding mode

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Meet India’s young writers

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