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Month: November 2016

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  • The saga of Shaheed-E-Azam Bhagat Singh

    The saga of Shaheed-E-Azam Bhagat Singh

    Sardar Bhagat Singh's birth anniversary (he was born in 1907) made one's thoughts turn to the life of the man who has come to be known as 'Shaheed-e-Azam' for laying down his life for his country. 

    November 30, 2016
  • Treasure trove for fans

    Treasure trove for fans

    The autobiography is candid, appealing and written in lucid language.

    November 30, 2016
  • Can penalty be retrospective?

    Can penalty be retrospective?

    Some questions are required to be answered in the light of prevalent legal position. These are if penalty provisions can be amended retrospectively to include cash deposits and whether the government can increase tax rate on deposits retrospectively. In my opinion, provisions regarding levy of penalty and increased tax rate are in the nature of …

    November 30, 2016
  • Into the virtual world

    Into the virtual world

    Journal writing has lost its essence into a phase where people cherish social networking sites as personal diaries.

    November 30, 2016
  • Imagination vs Knowledge

    Imagination vs Knowledge

    When the basic needs for food, shelter, education, medical care or protection, discrimination and security are not met, children are considered to be in difficult circumstances.

    November 30, 2016
  • World of incredible creativity

    World of incredible creativity

    The three-day programme exhibited the functions and activities of the funding companies.

    November 30, 2016
  • Water for all

    Water for all

    Walking through the fields of Jamgaon village in Sinnar taluka (block) of Nasik district in Maharashtra, one could never imagine that this was a water-deficit area. 

    November 30, 2016
  • Understanding Modi’s strike

    Understanding Modi’s strike

    Vide notification no. S.O. 3407(E) dated November 8, 2016, Ministry of Finance (Department of Economic Affairs) has declared that existing series of the value of RS.500 and RS.1000 (referred to as specified bank notes) shall cease to be legal tender. Among other things, it has been mentioned that specified bank notes are used for storage …

    November 30, 2016
  • Water for all

    Water for all

    Walking through the fields of Jamgaon village in Sinnar taluka (block) of Nasik district in Maharashtra, one could never imagine that this was a water-deficit area. 

    November 30, 2016
  • Winning accolades

    Winning accolades

    The programme aimed at developing the imagination, creativity and independent thinking.

    November 30, 2016
  • Fest and fun

    Fest and fun

    Around 800 children from 21 schools across Kolkata participated in the two-day on-stage and off-stage events.

    November 30, 2016
  • An enduring legacy

    An enduring legacy

    Art for Concern presents a two day exhibition of Traditional and Folk Art at the Hungarian Information and Cultural Centre this week (25-26 November).

    November 30, 2016
  • Capturing Life

    Capturing Life

    Photowalks, as people call it nowadays are the best opportunities to observe people around us.

    November 30, 2016
  • Taking sledgehammers to history

    Taking sledgehammers to history

    Iraqi forces retook the ancient town of Nimrud in recent days and discovered the true extent of destruction wrought by Isis against its three-thousand-year-old ruins. With electric drills and sledgehammers, they smashed up the famous winged bulls carved by the Assyrians so many centuries ago and bulldozed other parts of this great historical treasure. Why …

    November 30, 2016
  • Teaching with a difference

    Teaching with a difference

    Sonam Wangchuk, a mechanical engineer from Leh, who inspired the character of Phunsukh Wangdu played by Aamir Khan in the Bollywood film 3 Idiots, plans to set up an alternative university. 

    November 30, 2016
  • Fun but not fantastic!

    Fun but not fantastic!

    Film: Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them Directed by: David Yates Produced by:  David Heyman, J. K. Rowling, Steve Kloves. Lionel Wigram Cast: Eddie Redmayne, Kathe-rine Waterston, Dan Fogler, Alison Sudol, Ezra Miller This isn’t a bad film. Far from it. Rowling’s screen-writing debut is crisp and sprinkled with witty one-liners, the stellar cast puts …

    November 30, 2016
  • How bad economics may become good politics

    How bad economics may become good politics

    When Parvathi, a domestic help in an affluent Bangalore neighbourhood first became aware of demonetisation, she was worried about meeting expenses for her family of five. After three weeks and a couple of trips to her bank, she is a firm supporter of the prime minister, whose name she is only vaguely familiar with. One …

    November 30, 2016