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When women eat last

Diane Coffey India has a major child malnutrition problem. The Rapid Survey on Children (2012-13) found that about 4 in 10 children are stunted. On average, children who are stunted do less well in school, earn less, and die sooner than children who are not. There are many causes of child stunting. Addressing poverty and

Playing the angles, with Russia

Varghese K. George If Donald Trump succeeds in what Barack Obama failed to do, which is resetting ties with an aggressive Russia, it could trigger a cascade of geostrategic realignments across the world John Kerry, U.S Secretary of State, and his Russian counterpart, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, met 14 times and spoke on the phone

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Playing the angles, with Russia

Varghese K. George If Donald Trump succeeds in what Barack Obama failed to do, which is resetting ties with an aggressive Russia, it could trigger a cascade of geostrategic realignments across the world John Kerry, U.S Secretary of State, and his Russian counterpart, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, met 14 times and spoke on the phone

State of the U.P. battleground

A. K. Vermann All parties in the fray are not just positioning themselves against each other – they need to bring clarity on many issues before the Assembly elections The Uttar Pradesh Assembly election of 2017 has become interesting for a variety of reasons. One, since 2007, people are giving clear mandate to a party,

CRPF lacking winter clothing in valley

Over 200 companies of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), called during unrest in Kashmir Valley, have been left at the mercy of God without any infrastructure in bone chilling weather. This is a matter of grave concern for both security forces as well as for government. Even during the time of Kashmir unrest, government has

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2016: The Supreme Court’s report card

Suhrith Parthasarthy The Supreme Court finds itself at a curious juncture. It has spent much of the year lodged in a widely broadcast battle with the Union government over judicial appointments. Led by Chief Justice T.S. Thakur, who retires on January 3, 2017, the court has fought this contest presumably to assert its independence from

The world caught in Net, enabled for learning!

Sanjay Kaul It’s only a matter of a few years when on-line education becomes the most sought-after mode in the world. Age will no longer be a barrier and everyone will be able to join the learning curve from wherever they want Today out of every five people living on the planet, two have access

Trump’s nuke rhetoric: New proliferation threat

Manan Dwivedi With US President-Elect Donald Trump attempting to expand the ambit of the nuclear capability of Washington and Russia intending to build up forces, the possibility of the revival of Cold War-era arms race looms large The ideals of non-proliferation of nuclear weaponry and attestations by the nuclear weapon owners were established upon the

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