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Following Sikkim's environment trail

Following Sikkim’s environment trail

Navneet Anand This is one feat we could do without. A report, ‘The World Population Prospects: The 2017 Revision’, released by the Department of Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations, estimated that by 2024, India could surpass China as the most populous country. While India’s current population is estimated at 1.34 billion people, China is […] Read more

The Evolution Conundrum, a poser to the intellectuals?

The Evolution Conundrum, a poser to the intellectuals?

Rameshwar Singh Jamwal The job of a criminologist is to find out the reason of criminality and that of a behaviorist is to find out the reasons of a particular behavior, from biological to psychological to economic to social and many other angles, which alas, despite the painstaking efforts of hundreds of learned men, with […] Read more

Fragments of a failed society

Fragments of a failed society

Rajesh Ramachandran We ought to be a failed society to send our neighbours down the septic tanks to certain death or a life of filthy ignominy. Eleven people have died in seven days this last week in septic tanks and sewers, six of them in the national capital. Their corpses, their needless deaths are exemplifiers […] Read more

Spoil-system overlooks farm ailments

Spoil-system overlooks farm ailments

Ranjit Powar Though 75 per cent of Punjab’s development blocks have been declared “dark”, the political-bureaucratic nexus ignores the deepening agrarian and socio-economic crises because most are beneficiaries from rice mills, grain procurement commission agencies, transport agencies and private storage godowns. The Punjab Government will soon swing into action for procurement a... Read more

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