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Nov 26, 2015

World War II documentary on the role of Indian soldiers in Nagaland, Manipur likely to be out in 2016

A feature-length documentary that seeks to unravel unknown stories of courage of Nagaland and Manipur soldiers who took part in World War II is coming soon.#Borpujari #Nagaland #Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose
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Nov 25, 2015

It's nearly December and that can mean only one thing: The season of #indianwedding is trending

With the wedding season right around the corner, wedding photos have begun doing the rounds on Instagram.#Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge #Indian wedding #Taj Mahal

Nov 24, 2015

Over 60 Hindu organisations call for transition to clean energy

Ahead of the crucial Paris climate summit, several Hindu organisations have issued a joint climate change declaration, calling for a complete transition to clean energy as rapidly as possible.#carbon reductions goals #climate change #International Society for Krishna Consciousness #Paris Summit #Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Nov 16, 2015

Decision on alliance in UP will be Mulayam's: Akhilesh

Any decision on forming alliance in Uttar Pradesh, including that with arch-rival BSP, will be taken by Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav, Chief  Minister Akhilesh Yadav said today, a day after he expressed possibility of having a Bihar-like front in the state. #Akhilesh Yadav #Bahujan Samaj Party #Mayawati #Mulayam Singh Yadav #Nitish Kumar #Samajwadi Party #Uttar Pradesh

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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
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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
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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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