Summarizing the Saudi Lebanon Tensions

Summarizing the Saudi Lebanon Tensions

-Aditi Goel   Lebanon is not Yemen, and Saudi Arabia has no borders with the country.   It all began when Lebanon’s Prime Minister Saad Hariri unexpectedly resigned on Nov 4, saying in a televised speech from Saudi Arabia that he feared for his life from assassination and accused Iran and its proxy Hizbollah of …

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India and Africa Partnership in the twenty-first century.

India and Africa Partnership in the twenty-first century.

-Amb. Manju Seth India and Africa share historical ties and many commonalities including a colonial past. Civilisational links between the two have served as the bedrock to deepen their engagement, especially after India’s independence. Many African countries were inspired by India’s non-violent struggle for independence and began their quest to rid themselves from the yoke …

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Demonetisation: A Review.

Demonetisation: A Review.

-Abhishek Dhawan Demonetisation is the act of removing or replacing an already existing currency with a new one. In other words, this means the removal of the status of legal tender of an old currency or a part/ unit of the currency which is being demonetised. A little over a year ago, on November 8th, …

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The Indo-Pak Partition 1947

The Indo-Pak Partition 1947

-Aman Baldia   The partition of India in 1947 remains one of the bloodiest and the most violent chapter of Indian history where communalism and the British policy of ‘divide and rule’ led India being broken down into a Hindu majority India and a Muslim majority Pakistan (Bangladesh was a part of the same). The …

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Dealing with the tensions and crisis caused by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.

Dealing with the tensions and crisis caused by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.

– Mayuko Yamamoto   The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea has conducted 15 nuclear tests since February 2017 until now, launching 22 perilous missiles. The autocratic unstable Supreme Leader of DPRK, Kim Jong Un demands to develop the technology and is now capable of bringing the most devastating catastrophe to the whole world just by …

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The need of ‘Out of the box’ skills for the Indian Youth.

The need of ‘Out of the box’ skills for the Indian Youth.

-Gaurav Agashe   India is a remarkably young country. Half of the Indian population today is under the age of 25. In fact, we have 234 million Indians ready and poised to enter higher education. This is significantly in contrast to the ageing population of the rest of the world. Today, most of the supposed …

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Our unpredictable and complex world: Can we understand it better?

Our unpredictable and complex world: Can we understand it better?

-Yogendra Kumar   Global uncertainties are growing. There is a sense of crisis, practically, everywhere and the pace and direction of events is becoming increasingly unpredictable. Many of these developments affect adversely the functioning of global, multilateral or regional institutions. Many of these trends are occurring in India’s close proximity and are a matter of …

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Reforming the life- line of Mumbai, A priority.

Reforming the life- line of Mumbai, A priority.

  -Niraj Dubey Instructions on a flight always say that you should put your own oxygen mask before assisting others. I believe it’s time that the Government is instructed the same because we don’t have a good basic infrastructure for our citizens and the Government is planning to provide with advanced infrastructure which is not …

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Maximum City

Maximum City

-Chaitanya Kejriwal Mumbai. The financial, commercial, entertainment capital of India, the land of dreams, the city that never sleeps, the name synonymous with Bollywood. Marine Drive, Gateway of India, Victoria Terminus, Haji Ali Dargah are the landmarks one would associate Mumbai with. Also, every food enthusiast’s dreamland. The popular Mumbai local, red public transport buses …

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Understanding the Zakir Naik controversy

Understanding the Zakir Naik controversy

-Aditi Goel   “When a robber sees a policeman, he’s terrified. So for a robber, a policeman is a terrorist. So in this context, every Muslim should be a terrorist to the robber.” These are words by Dr. Zakir Abdul Karim Naik, an Indian Islamic preacher, and founder and president of the NGO Islamic Research …

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