India ratifies I.L.O. conventions No. 138 & 182 on Child Labour – read about it.

Ratification of core ILO Conventions No. on 138 and 182 on Child Labour “It is a historic moment for India as we are going to take another giant step to affirm our commitment for a child labour free India by ratifying the two Core Conventions of International Labour Organization (ILO) Conventions 138 regarding admission of … Continue reading India ratifies I.L.O. conventions No. 138 & 182 on Child Labour – read about it.

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President of India receives 2018 edition of the QS world University Rankings

The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee received the 2018 edition of the QS World University Rankings brought out by the Education Promotion Society of India (EPSI) today (June 9, 2017) at a function held at Rashtrapati Bhavan. President urged EPSI to continue the efforts they are making in the education sector. He also said … Continue reading President of India receives 2018 edition of the QS world University Rankings

Popularizing Yoga ahead of “International Yoga day” [21st June] by Ministry of Ayush

Government of India, has initiated a Yoga Awareness Drive through Mascots and Flash Mobs (YogMob) prior to International Yoga Day (21st June) to increase popularity of Yoga especially among the youth. The mascots Provide an eye-catching way of helping boost the awareness of International Day Of Yoga . Connecting with families by providing added entertainment … Continue reading Popularizing Yoga ahead of “International Yoga day” [21st June] by Ministry of Ayush

SATH program launched by NITI Aayog

Furthering the agenda for cooperative federalism, NITI Aayog has launched SATH, a program providing ‘Sustainable Action for Transforming Human capital’ with the State Governments. The program addresses the need expressed by many states for technical support from NITI . Vision : To initiate transformation in the education and health sectors. Aim: To identify and build three future … Continue reading SATH program launched by NITI Aayog

Election to the Office of President of India, 2017 (15th Presidential Election).

The term of office of Shri Pranab Mukherjee, President of India, is ending on 24th July, 2017. As per Article 62 of the Constitution, an election to fill the vacancy caused by the expiration of the term of office of the outgoing President is required to be completed before the expiration of the term. The … Continue reading Election to the Office of President of India, 2017 (15th Presidential Election).

Use of Black Stone Pottery cup.

Recently acquired from Ukhrul during #shiroifestival last month of May 2017. [Pottery of the #tangkhuls] Amazingly suits the black [red] tea of mine. Cheers! 👍

The morality of taming the Wall Street Bull

Source : The morality of taming the Wall Street Bull https://theindianeconomist.com/the-morality-of-taming-the-wall-street-bull/ By Dr Kalyan C. Kankanala The Wall Street Bull is charging; charging angrily and aggressively. The natural response of an ordinary, prudent person would be to take flight. But that doesn’t hold true for the Fearless Girl, who stands up to the Bull with no sign … Continue reading The morality of taming the Wall Street Bull

How India and Pakistan divided classical music

How India and Pakistan divided classical music http://theindianeconomist.com/how-india-and-pakistan-divided-classical-music/ : By Laksmi Subramanian At the end of September 2016, the Indian motion picture producer’s association, India’s largest organisation related to entertainment, announced a ban on all Pakistani artists. In retaliation, Pakistan authorities imposed a complete ban on airing Indian content on all its TV channels, including Bollywood movies. This cultural war, triggered by … Continue reading How India and Pakistan divided classical music

The Dodd-Frank Act doesn’t solve the principal-agent problem in asset securitization

[Repost] The Dodd-Frank Act doesn’t solve the principal-agent problem in asset securitization http://theindianeconomist.com/the-dodd-frank-act-doesnt-solve-the-principal-agent-problem-in-asset-securitisation/ By Shanuka Senarath The concept of asset securitization dates back to the Roman Empire. The practice of Pignus and Hypothec enabled a Roman citizen to secure his or her long-term debts with the land. By the 11th and 12th centuries in medieval … Continue reading The Dodd-Frank Act doesn’t solve the principal-agent problem in asset securitization

Why reducing inequality could be a matter of survival (repost)

Why reducing inequality could be a matter of survival http://theindianeconomist.com/why-reducing-inequality-a-matter-of-survival/ By Kaushik Basu Global inequality today is at a level last seen in the late nineteenth century – and it is continuing to rise. With it has come a surging sense of disenfranchisement that has fueled alienation and anger, and even bred nationalism and xenophobia. As … Continue reading Why reducing inequality could be a matter of survival (repost)