It is befitting to dedicate Vivekananda’s birthday, January 12, to the youth of the country whose entrepreneurial ambition and consumerist desires need be exposed to countervailing moral and ethical values for bringing sanity to their attitudes and actions. It makes for a compelling case as today’s youth are fed on a celebrity overdose in a market-driven consumerist culture. (Read in Hindi)

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The 15th edition of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas convention is being held in Bengaluru, Karnataka from January 7 to 9. The first annual convention was held between January 9 and 11, 2003. January 9 was adopted as the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas or Overseas Indian Day based on the recommendations of a High Level Committee constituted in August, 2000. (Read in Hindi)

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The overwhelming finance sector reforms have begun transforming the system as New Deal. Currency crunch is still a problem, digital reach and efficiency not sufficient, yet the popularity of the measure, people’s patience to make it succeed.

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According to the Census 2011, there are 2.68 crores (2.21%) persons with disabilities in India, though according to some estimates, the actual number may be as high as five per cent of our population. However, there has been a paradigm shift in the approach towards the persons with disabilities (PWDs) during last some years. The government’s focus now is on rights based economic empowerment of PWDs as we observe the International Day for Persons with Disabilities on 3rd of December this year. (Read in Hindi)

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India economy has been the pride of world. It has been showcased as the only growing economy - a proud moment for Indians.

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November 8, 2016 will perhaps go down in history as the day India ushered in the most comprehensive finance sector reform that transformed the country as never before. Now, 10 days later, it can be said, that it has almost been pulled off with aplomb with the least possible hardship to people.  There is no doubt that there are queues in front of the banks, the rural economy has to get used to the fast changing monetary reform and that there is going to be a temporary fall in the demand in the retail sector.

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