Glimpses of our Heritage: Pushkar – Brahma Temple

Ramesh Chandra Panda In Hindu scriptures the Trinity (Brahma the creator; Vishnu the preserver and Shiva the destroyer) has a great significance. There are large numbers of temples for Vishnu and Shiva but very few temples dedicated to Lord Brahma exist in the world. The temple at Pushkar in Ajmer district of Rajasthan is the […]

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Modi, Naveen appear not keen on anti-graft Ombudsman

Nageshwar Patnaik Corruption is like a canker to the health of the economic and industrial prosperity of a nation. In India, corruption not only has become a pervasive aspect of politics but also has become an increasingly important factor in the elections. This is quite evident from the fact that Transparency International, the global coalition […]

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India, Nepal reset ties leaving bitterness behind

Pallab Bhattacharya As Nepal Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli wrapped his foreign visit – to India from April 6-8 – two months after assuming power in February, the two countries have put behind them a nearly three-year phase in bilateral ties marred by mutual recrimination, suspicion and distrust. In a media briefing after talks […]

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Trump’s Tariffs and Trade War

Manas R Das Before defining a trade war, one needs to understand what the trade barriers are. Trade barriers are measures that governments or public authorities introduce to make imported goods or services less competitive than locally produced goods and services. However, not everything that prevents or restricts trade can be characterized as a trade […]

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