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Day Special: The Lighthouse called Teacher

Anand P Srivastava Every year we celebrate Teacher’s Day with enthusiasm and fanfare, honoring our best teachers. They deserve every bit of it, for teachers work hard with students to bring out their talent and nurture them. Teachers play the most important role in a student’s life. In Indian literature, …

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Gender priority is needed for climate change adaptation, says a global study

Dr. Seema Javed   Adaptation Projects are being implemented to reduce climate risks and vulnerabilities due to Climate change impacts across the world. Gender and climate justice implications of different adaptation options are increasingly being felt. There are nine major sectors where climate change adaptation actions are taken, according to a …

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Evaluation of Educational Institutes in India

Prof. Ashok Kumar At present the Government of India has two opted two methodology for the evaluation of teaching and research institutes. The one is directly controlled and assessed by Ministry of Human Resource Development, MHRD , called as The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF)  approved by the MHRD and launched …

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Amarnath Cloud Burst : Another Act of Climate Change

Dr. Seema Javed Ever since Monsoon has picked up pace, hilly states of Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand have been recording incidences of cloudbursts, flash flooding and landslides. The most recent one is the cloudburst near the holy cave shrine of Amarnath, which has left several people dead …

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Implications of  G7 on power sector decarburization

The G7 has come to a close in Germany with a new offer for close collaboration with developing countries to boost clean energy and resilience through two new initiatives. G7 leaders have committed to achieving a fully or predominantly decarbonized electricity sector by 2035, recognizing that emissions from coal power …

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Why MSME Lenders need to go for new products

Anand Prakash Srivastava Importance of product innovation in manufacturing or service sector enterprises cannot be understated. When it comes to banking sector, it is all the more significant, especially when dealing with MSMEs. In my last article, we had discussed “how” banks and NBFCs can design new products well for …

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WEEKEND RENDEVOUS: Nurturing a special kid has bonded her with God

A cursory look will reveal to you just her outer sheen- a talented, smart, confident woman, full of laughter and fun. But take a closer and then you will perceive her hidden virtues of courage, fortitude, optimism, care, compassion, and above all tremendous faith in the Almighty. Meet Dr Neelam Mansharamani, …

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Khushbir Singh Shaad : Nuksaan uthaya magar ruswa na hogay

Urdu poet of international fame, Khushbir Singh Shaad turned 67 today, 4th September 2021. It is a big day for his family, wide circle of friends, and fans across the globe. Age say the wise, is just a number, true, but it sure carries within It folds the indelible memories- some bitter, some …

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How banks can design new products well for MSME lending

Anand Prakash Srivastava The credit gap in India for MSME sector is estimated at around Rs. 25 trillion. Despite all the enabling laws, subsidies and relief measures granted by the government, the credit gap for MSMEs persists. On the other side, portfolio health and fear of NPAs remain a cause …

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