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RBI conducts MSMEs meet in Shillong

SHILLONG: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Shillong in collaboration with the Department of Commerce and Industries (DC&I), Government of Meghalaya conducted a Town Hall meeting on Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) on Tuesday…

North East and ASEAN

It should be reassuring to the north eastern states that they will for the first time play a big role during the ASEAN summit in January. India's external affairs minister, Sushma Swaraj called the governors of all north eastern states to…

Pakistan and terror-mongering

Hafiz Saeed has been released from house arrest once again. It is the 7th time that the head of the JuD/LeT has been arrested and the 6th time that he has been released. The release came a few days after the US Congress dropped the LeT from…

Sarma’s bizarre philosophy

Assam Health and Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has made an unpardonable statement. He has rationalised cancer suffering as divine justice for sins committed. It is true that a government cannot do very much to relieve the suffering…

Journalists at receiving end

Two journalists from Tripura have lost their lives this year. This is not a matter to be taken lightly by the press fraternity. The Editor’s Guild of India needs to do more than just condemn the murder. They need to seek justice for their…

About Rohingyas 

  China has set an example in Rohingya diplomacy. It has announced that it is a friend of both Myanmar and Bangladesh, the two countries entangled in the crisis. China wants to be constructive in resolving the Rakhine state issue. In Sri…

MBOSE text book imbroglio

Textbooks are principle instructional materials. A textbook is often defined as an instrument of instruction that facilitates the teaching learning process. Textbooks for different subjects are written on the basis of a prescribed syllabus…

Sense on Padmavati

The furore over Padmavati has ended for now. Controversy raged for a few weeks over the Viacom 18 Motion Pictures' production which was to be released on December 1. The release is said to have been deferred voluntarily. The studio would…

Moody’s Rating

Moody's Investors Service upgraded the Indian government's debt ratings after almost 14years. India's economy is said to have improved from stable to positive. The boost it provides will encourage private investors to invest more.…