New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Could America have stopped going down its ruinous road in Vietnam if Jawaharlal Nehru had responded to president John F. Kennedy's plea for advice in 1961? Or South Asian history could have been different if the Soviet leadership had accepted Indira Gandhi's advice on ending their Afghan imbroglio in 1982?
India will need to generate 280 million jobs between now and 2050, the year when the working-age population (15 to 64) will peak, according to a new report, amid indicators that the country's demographic dividend could be at the cusp of disaster.
Over 22 years of unprecedented economic growth (1991 to 2013), less than half the Indians who sought jobs got them, 140 million of 300 million, according to a new United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) report.
After spending about Rs.3.5 lakh crore ($51 billion) - almost equal to India's subsidy and pensions budget for 2015-16 - over 10 years on the world's largest rural jobs programme, it has provided less than half the guaranteed 100 days of employment to 50 million poor households.
This is revealed in our analysis of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee (MGNREGA) data. Other facts:
The latest poster girl of Indian sport, gymnast Dipa Karmakar, will be in Delhi next week. There will be another round of interviews and electronic shoots as the young lady is out training for the Rio Olympic Games, barely a hundred days away.
Like quite a few well-known athletes before her, Dipa, too, has attained stardom despite the system, as it is said about some other illustrious sportspersons.
The four-day conference of a host of anti-Beijing international Chinese action groups in Dharamsala from April 28 is bound to mark a watershed in the history of India-China relations. Contrary to India's established policy of playing the underdog or a hesitant victim, New Delhi appears to be shifting to the combat mode in its dealings with Beijing.
Rewinding fast backward reveals that when the Kyoto Protocol was opened for signature 18 years ago, on March 16, 1998, only six countries signed it on the opening day. Four of them were small island countries. When the Paris climate deal was opened for signature at UN headquarters on Earth Day, April 22, 2016, a whopping 175 countries lined up and inked the deal. Never before in history have so many countries signed an international accord in one single day in one ceremony.
Kolkata: Over nine years since 2005-06, India's gross domestic product (GDP) rose 76 percent, hiding darker changes that evolved in concert with this economic transformation.
One of those is a 20 percent rise in human trafficking related to "purposes of prostitution", with West Bengal accounting for a fifth of such cases and being the epicentre of India's human-trafficking industry.
Forty-two percent of minor girls captured by traffickers nationwide are from West Bengal
The singular credit for conceiving and championing the Nuclear Security Summits unarguably goes to US President Barack Obama. In 2009, he called nuclear terrorism one of the greatest threats to international security and initiated global dialogue. The first summit was held in 2010, when about 50 world leaders drew the Washington Work Plan to contain, prevent and counter nuclear terrorism by better protecting nuclear radiating sources from theft and misuses like making 'dirty bombs'.
Recently we have seen several examples in which either court was just drowned away in favor of few high profile people or seems like helpless. We have seen court was helpless in case of juvenile due to absence of law but no one has asked about others accused. Case is still pending with Supreme Court after passing more than a year.
Why Supreme Court is not able to start hearing of this case. Is it not failure of our justice system? Think what would have been happened if any politician or any celebrity would appealed in Supreme Court.
किसी भी व्यक्ति की सोच उस व्यक्ति को महान या नीच बनाती है क्यो कि सोच के अनुसार ही व्यक्ति कार्य करता है और उस कार्य का व्यक्ति के जीवन के पर प्रभाव पड़ता है,और जब वह सोच चाहे वो अच्छी हो या बुरी जब अन्य लोगो पर प्रभाव डालने लगे और एक समूह को प्रभावित कर दे तो वो एक विचारधारा का रूप ले लेती है और ये विचारधारा समाज पर प्रभाव डालती है और इसीलिए समाज में वैचारिक बहसों का अपना योगदान है जिससे उचित विचार धाराओं का विकास हो सके।
In this picture we can see both shades of India, one side there are some good apartments, where rich people live but another side we can see some poor people are living in these slums, we can proud of those apartments and buildings that we have developed but should ashamed equally that in our country many people do not have home, food, medicines.
It’s good that in our country people live in such apartments, have cars and a good life to live but it is important that what they think about poverty and poor because they have got a good life and able to help poor.