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Oct 13, 2015

India lashes out at UN Security Council; calls it ineffective, powerless

Calling the Security Council ineffective and powerless, India has lashed out against its lack of accountability and transparency. #India #News #NewsTracker #Security Council #UN
Sachin Gokhale

Oct 11, 2015

Amitabh Bachchan celebrates 73rd birthday, says he is 'overwhelmed' by the affection he has received

Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan turned 73 years old on Sunday and celebrated his birthday with admirers and mediapersons. On his Twitter account, Bachchan posted that he was 'overwhelmed with the affection' he received. #Amitabh Bachchan #Amitabh birthday #Farhan Akhtar #ImagesOfTheDay #Juhu #Padma Vibhushan #Wazir
Bindisha Sarang

Oct 9, 2015

Money matters: Should you go for a used car loan?

Here are a few things you should keep in mind to avail a used car loan. #car loan #Money #Personal finance #ROI #Used Car
Neerad Pandharipande

Oct 8, 2015

French TV station fails in attempt to make a point on feminism; but India is no better

Advertisements themed on women’s empowerment are very much in vogue, and not just in India, it seems. Also, much like in India, some end up scoring a self-goal on the patriarchy front. #advertisements #Airtel #Fairness creams #Feminism #France #France 3 #Gender equality #Mahesh Sharma #NewsTracker #Pascale Boistard #Shareworthy #Women empowerment

Oct 4, 2015

Clinton delivers her strongest speech for gay rights as pillar of 2016 bid

Hillary Rodham Clinton on Saturday delivered the strongest speech in support of gay rights in the 2016 presidential race on Saturday, promising that ending discrimination against gay, lesbian and transgender people would be a central pillar of her administration. #clinton #GayRights #Hillary #HillaryClinton #NewsTracker #USElection2016 #USPresidentialRace

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Mahesh Vijapurkar
Mahesh Vijapurkar likes to take a worm’s eye-view of issues – that is, from the common man’s perspective. He was a journalist with The Indian Express and then The Hindu and now potters around with human development and urban issues.
Arjun Parthasarathy
Arjun Parthasarathy has spent 20 years in the financial markets, having worked with Indian and multinational organisations. His last job was as head of fixed income at a mutual fund. An MBA from the University of Hull, he has managed portfolios independently and is currently the editor of . The website is for investors who want to invest in the right financial products at the right time.

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Jun 29, 2014

Hindi has put Indian culture on the world map

The primary aim of any language is to communicate. We can never imagine our lives without languages, can we? This is because we cannot live without communication. And this is precisely why languages have always played a dominant role in shaping our histories and have influenced the way we think and perceive things. #Hindi #Modi #Narendra Modi government
Firstpost Community

Jun 20, 2014

'Modi is reducing class divide by prioritising Hindi on social media.'

Don't misunderstand Modi's stress on Hindi. He is ensuring that people who speak their mother tongue are not inferior compared to the elite English class. #british #comment #Firstpost Community #Hindi #language #Narendra Modi #PM Modi #social media
Firstpost Community

Jun 16, 2014

'Govt should set up board to regulate NGO funding'

The government should either ban foreign funding of all NGOs altogether or allow this funding only when routed through a specially created autonomous Board. #Blogs #Civil society #comment #Greenpeace #IB #IB Report #India #InMyOpinion #Intelligence Bureau #leaked report #NGO funds #NGOs

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