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Review of the officer cadre in the army

Review of the officer cadre in the army

Col Mahesh Chadha (Retd) The MoD seems to have overlooked the negative ramification of the proposed reversal of the ratio between permanent and short service commissioned officers from 4:1 to 1:1.1 and increase in their service from 5-10 years to 10-14 years. As if the Ajay Vikram Singh Committee (AVSC) is not without its snags, […] Read more

Have BJP ministers/MLAs transformed to living statues?

Have BJP ministers/MLAs transformed to living statues?

Mahadeep Singh Jamwal The pathetic predicament of Jammuites (my perspective of Jammuites means region/people of Jammu province) is not as a result of lack of education, scarcity of political representation, shortfall of natural resources, or inadequacy of tourist destinations, but it is owing to the reason that Jammuites are characterised by inapt BJP ministers/MLAs, now […] Read more

Pradhan Mantri Jan DhanYogna (PMJDY)

Pradhan Mantri Jan DhanYogna (PMJDY)

Rohit Hangloo In his first independence day address to the nation as Prime Minister, on 15 August 2014 Narendra Modi announced, what was about to become a watershed moment in the financial and economic structure of our country-Pradhan Mantri Jan DhanYojana (PMJDY). Shortly after its announcement the scheme was formally launched on 28 August 2014 […] Read more

Allied agricultural sectors

Allied agricultural sectors

Dr. Parveen Kumar, Dr. R. K Arora While going through an article ‘Forced to cultivate losses’ published in ‘The Tribune’ by Devindra Sharma, it felt terrible, although it seems true that in the 45 years, the farmers’ income has remained frozen. Citing the same article a report of the NITI Aayog reveals that in the […] Read more

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Yoga: what works, what doesn't

From being a traditional practice for physical and spiritual wellbeing to being lauded as a panacea for all ills, yoga today seems to be the recipe for fitness of body and mind. Everyone is talking yoga, everyone is doing yoga.This is also... Read more

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