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Port Blair

The 15-day Induction Training of National Youth Volunteers for newly deployed and  the 7-day Refresher Training for extended National Youth Volunteers organized by Nehru Yuva Kendra here concluded at Youth Hostel on Wednesday.

Port Blair

The Non-Gazetted Govt. Officers’ Association organised a Sit-in protest and public meeting at Tiranga Park at the call of the Confederation of Central Govt.

Author: 
L.S. Herdenia

The debate on an adjournment motion tabled by the Opposition in the MP Vidhan Sabha on the plight of farmers saw strange arguments being put forward by the ruling party legislators, including senior ministers, while listing the causes for suicides by farmers.

Author: 
Arun Srivastava

Any country entering into a strategic relation or partnership with other country in the present geopolitical perspective is not a forbidden diplomatic exercise. Obviously India conferring the status of strategic partner to Israel during the visit of the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi to that country has not come as surprise. Though some experts have lauded this gesture of Modi, the ultimate question that has cropped up how and in what manner this new found relation will help India?

Now Rabindranath Tagore, too, has come in the gunsight of the RSS.  An RSS leader who heads the organization’s educational wing, the Siksha Sanskriti Unnayan Nyas, has sent a five-page list of ‘objectionable’ books and words to the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT), recommending that they (the ‘biased and baseless’ textbooks) be removed from school curriculum. What takes the breath away is in the ‘ban list’ figure Tagore’s famous poem “Where the mind is without fear” and another named “Juta Aviskar (inventing the shoe).

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