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Devaluation
Devaluation

There was a time when devaluation of a country’s currency was a national tragedy; devaluation of the Indian rupee in 1949, 1966 and 1991 caused widespread consternation, but with the adoption of floating exchange rates the rupee is devalued almost daily, with few people, if any, even noting the falling value of the rupee.

Saudi challenge
Saudi challenge

Saudi Arabia is grappling with the formidable task of reinventing its economy, steering away from the dependence on oil that has long defined its financial landscape.

Future shocks

In the wake of the global push for manufacturing resurgence, governments worldwide seem entranced by the allure of factories as a panacea for a myriad of societal ills.

Future shocks
No place for violence II

As the Brown University’s estimates for the ‘War on Terror’ of the 21st century have made clear, if indirect impacts of war are included then mortality can be many times more than the deaths caused directly by war and conflict.

No place for violence II
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Serampore MP blames Hooghly MP for neglecting her constituency

With the Lok Sabha election knocking at the door, the ruling party’s district leadership and the Opposition BJP’s leaders are figuratively rolling up their sleeves, coming out with report cards of their performance towards their constituencies in the five years term.

Serampore MP blames Hooghly MP for neglecting her constituency
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‘Congress will improve NE tally’
‘Congress will improve NE tally’

An alumnus of the Jawaharlal Nehru University, Bordoloi was appointed as con- venor of the North East Congress Coordination Committee (NECCC) in August last year.

Goddess of wisdom
Goddess of wisdom

Saraswati, goddess of wisdom, learning, education, knowledge, music and the arts, is one of them.

Making sense through abstract spontaneity

According to Sweta, her biggest accomplishment through this exhibition was breaking the barrier of the stereotypical notion that one had regarding abstract painting when she witnessed two children getting enthralled and inspired by her paintings.

Making sense through abstract spontaneity
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