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A return to ‘smoke-filled’ rooms?
A return to ‘smoke-filled’ rooms?

Now that Joe Biden has dropped out of the 2024 presidential race and endorsed Vice President Kamala Harris to be the nominee, it will ultimately be up to Democratic National Convention delegates to formally select a new nominee for their party.

Economic Reckoning
Economic Reckoning

The country is at a critical juncture ahead of today’s Union Budget, grappling with significant economic challenges.

Dealing with Imran keeps Pakistan busy

Pakistan’s information minister, Atta Tarar, recently announced that the government planned to permanently ban Imran Khan’s political party, PTI, claiming it was “a direct threat to the fabric of our nation.”

Dealing with Imran keeps Pakistan busy
Food Inflation

The Indian economy faces a multifaceted challenge as food prices continue to rise, exerting significant pressure on households and policymakers alike.

Food Inflation
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Student drowns in Chhattisgarh
Student drowns in Chhattisgarh

Koustab Sadhu (23), a resident of Hooghly Gurap, Khajurdaha, Milki gram panchayat, pursuing physics honours from Chhattisgarh’s Guru Ghashidas University, drowned in a dam on Sunday.

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‘Harmony vital for MSME growth’
‘Harmony vital for MSME growth’

Union Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Jitan Ram Manjhi has had an extensive political career, including serving as the 23rd chief minister of Bihar from 20 May 2014 to 22 February 2015.

Mythology embodied through dance
Mythology embodied through dance

The Angikam Foundation presented their Mahotsav at Gyan Manch on 15 June 2024. Financially, the Mahotsav was supported by the Ministry of Culture, Government of India.

‘Unnecessary intake of antibiotics can cause loss of platelets’

In the past two weeks in West Bengal, approximately 18 people in the West Burdwan district contracted dengue, with 12 cases in the Asansol Municipal Corporation area and three in the Durgapur Municipal Corporation area. Cases of dengue are on the rise in Kolkata too. About 3-5 cases per week were observed at the Charnock Hospital. 

‘Unnecessary intake of antibiotics can cause loss of platelets’
Of rain and roses

“Every season has its own distinct scent,” says Krishnaraj Iyengar, our contributor, who is a connoisseur of perfumes and a perfumer himself

Of rain and roses
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Keep tax structure simple: Rajiv Kumar’
Keep tax structure simple: Rajiv Kumar’

In the build up to India’s Union Budget 2024-25, Economist and Author Dr Rajiv Kumar, Chairman, Pahle India Foundation and Former Vice Chairman, NITI Aayog shares his thoughts on key economic issues in an interview with Sabyasachee Dash.

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Student drowns in Chhattisgarh
Student drowns in Chhattisgarh

Koustab Sadhu (23), a resident of Hooghly Gurap, Khajurdaha, Milki gram panchayat, pursuing physics honours from Chhattisgarh’s Guru Ghashidas University, drowned in a dam on Sunday.