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Apr 17, 2018
Beyond the Clouds director Majid Majidi recalls being fascinated by Satyajit Ray: 'Always wanted to make a film in India'Majid Majidi has always been fascinated with Satyajit Ray's cinematic outlook and how his heroes come from everyday life.
Apr 16, 2018
Brazilian health crusader Carlos Monteiro says cash transfers better at arresting malnutrition than subsidised rationsPropelled by the expansion and improvement in public institutions such as primary schools and health centres, Brazil made strides in reducing malnutrition. Stunting in children, which stood at 37 percent in 1974, fell to 7 percent by 2006.
Mar 18, 2018
SC order extending Aadhaar deadline allays concerns of the elite but fails to protect the most vulnerableIt is imperative that public policy professionals and policymakers examine Aadhaar from an access-to-resources perspective, and not just from a data protection one.
Mar 04, 2018
In Congress plenary session, Rahul Gandhi-led party likely to attack BJP over farmer crisis, unemploymentAhead of polls in some states and the 2019 general elections, the Congress has decided to up the ante over issues related to agriculture, employment and poverty as it prepares to take on the ruling BJP, party sources said.
Jan 25, 2018
President Ram Nath Kovind, in first ever Republic Day eve address, calls citizens 'pillars' of republicPresident Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday asked the rich to renew India's age-old culture of philanthropy by voluntarily giving up their entitlements for those with greater need
Jan 24, 2018
Rahul Gandhi’s rich vs poor query is in order, but shouldn’t he have tweeted it to himself rather than Modi?If contrition is Rahul’s aim, then his attitude is commendable. He should now take the next logical step and ask the right question to the right person.
Jan 23, 2018
Bawana fire: Amid municipal failures and neglect, residents and factory workers are no stranger to accidentsFirstpost hit ground zero to compile this report on how Bawana suffers the consequence of a state that miserably fails to address the cause.
Jan 11, 2018
Puducherry govt will give clothes instead of cash to Scheduled Caste and BPL ration card holders for PongalPuducherry government has said families belonging to the Scheduled Caste community and those living below poverty line here would receive cash instead of garments for Pongal
Dec 31, 2017
Xi Jinping pledges to continue economic reforms in China, says the country will defend authority of UNChina's President Xi Jinping on Sunday pledged to continue domestic economic reforms and maintain the country's international prominence in 2018.
Dec 24, 2017
India has many nationalisms; BJP’s is only one of themBJP's religious nationalism is the main reason why so many people wanted the party to decline in Gujarat, no matter what their political affiliation is