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Once India’s pride, “urbs prima in Indis”, the city struggles today with a host of issues — from choked roads, growing slums and environmental pollution to a development plan that has excluded more than half of its historic sites.

 
Religion has very little say in the size of a family when the partners are educated and financially sound. Illiteracy, combined with poverty, especially among the Muslim and SC communities, is the root cause of trouble. 
 

In June 2014, the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict in London brought together thousands of policymakers, researchers, civil society actors and survivors who made renewed commitments to eradicate this human rights violation. 

 

If self-reliance in defence is the stated goal, FDI is no solution. India must apply the same tools it did so successfully in space and nuclear science to acquire and develop military technology.

 
The Lancet report observes that many of these drug combinations are on the market without adequate (or any) testing for safety and efficacy or even a therapeutic rationale.  
 

As the German philosopher Friedrich Hegel noted, “Genuine tragedies in the world are not conflicts between right and wrong. They are conflicts between two rights.”

 

Reviving the Farm Income Insurance Scheme could be the best tool for small and marginal farmers to fight falling prices in an increasingly globalised marketplace.

 

The BJP, on the other hand, has been trying to hard sell it as being the right step forward in fighting terrorism and organised crime more seriously than before, and at a time when these threats loom large over all of us.

 

One way of meeting these challenges will be to develop smart villages. This will be expensive and the government can rope in corporate houses to transform these villages in a time-bound manner. 

 

Many would recognise her as the face of a campaign to encourage the government of India to carry through its decision to have graphic warnings covering 85 per cent of the pack for all tobacco products, smoking and smokeless, from April 1, 2015.

 


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