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When you're in your 20s, having money feels great. Spending it feels even better. However, as time passes, we realise that money is more than a means to have fun. Managing it is actually hard work. Th...
The boy has been apprehended.
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A majority believed that religion (47%) should take precedence over science (33%).
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The year 2017 commenced with the country still reeling from the effects of demonetisation. The next big bang event was expected to the presentation of the Union Budget on 1 February. Clouds of uncerta...
'A bid to woo young voters'
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Earlier this month, the World Economic Forum invited 350 Global Shaper representatives to Geneva to share their perspectives on a range of global and local issues with senior representatives of international organizations, including the United Nations and the World Trade Organization. I was one of 20 Global Shaper representatives from India who attended the meeting.
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India is all set to test the assumption that the “youth bulge” is a source of demographic dividend and an economic advantage. The assumption is that greater the number of people in an economy who work, save and pay taxes, the higher will be the economic growth. Recently, three young girls seem to have tested the assumption with their bodies. Their verdict is that all things remaining the same, the demographic dividend may be on life support.
In Shakespeare's Julius Caesar, Mark Antony says in his spectacular soliloquy after Caesar has been murdered: "The evil that men do lives after them; the good is oft interred with their bones." The good of the Kashmiris, it seems, is lost amid today's combative, jingoistic squabbles on prime-time TV. Hot-headed warrior anchors on TV lose no time in pouncing upon Kashmiris for all wrongs, real or perceived.
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I often meet young writing enthusiasts who do not write, singers who do not sing, and music and sports lovers who do little about their passion. When I myself started writing seven years ago, I found it disturbing that most of us are comfortable being perpetual "consumers" and rarely try to "create" something.
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Only a small fraction of our population can be called readers. Even when compared with the number of Google users -- an indication of digital social content users -- the percentage remains tiny. However, reading might be essential for the future workforce of the nation. In the coming decades, we need more entrepreneurs and self-employed citizens to keep pace with the aspirations and needs of the population. Hence, it is even more critical that students learn to read beyond short form content, social media and gossip sites.
NEW DELHI -- Premier institutes IITs and IIMs are in a "bad position" as they only contribute to transfer of capital to developed nations, senior BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi today said, claiming th...
You can sort every gay man you know in either one of these four categories: An ex's ex, a friend's friend, a friend's ex or your ex's friend. It turns out he's all four.
NEW DELHI—Prime Minister Narendra Modi today pitched for making India a 'human resource capital' of the world like China has become a 'manufacturing factory' as he launched a number of schemes to trai...