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Swati Deb

Aug 4, 2015

Naga peace deal: Caution over 'details' keeps regional optimism at bay

The peace pact signed between the Government of India and the NSCN (IM), while historic, has left many stakeholders cautious about its terms. #Greater Nagaland #India #Modi #naga peace pact #NSCN(IM)

Jul 23, 2015

French film to document Anand Kumar's Super 30 coaching centre for underprivileged students

Bihar's Super 30 - a free coaching centre for underprivileged students who have cracked the tough IIT-JEE, is all set to feature in a film made by French director Pascal Plisson. #Anand Kumar #Film #NewsTracker #Pascal Plisson #Shareworthy #Super 30

Jul 21, 2015

Decoding tax benefits on interest on Home Loan

If you have taken a home loan to buy a house, your interest outgo can help you save on tax. Here's how.#Home loan #Income tax #Section 80 C
FP Staff

Jul 20, 2015

A four-year-old cancer patient has wish fulfilled, gets to 'marry' favourite nurse

Four-year old Abby, who is undergoing treatment for leukemia, "married" a nurse named Matt in a ceremony complete with a ring, flowers, a wedding march song, and a hug. #Cancer #Hospitals #New York #Nursing #Wedding

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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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Firstpost Community

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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