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Syama Prasad Mukherjee’s three historic interventions that saved India

Dr. Syama Prasad Mukherjee

(This an English transcript of the original Presidential Address by Shri Amit Shah on June 29, 2016, delivered on the occasion of the inauguration of the exhibition: “Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee: A Selfless Patriot”, curated by Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee Research Foundation & the Nehru Memorial Museum & Library (NMML), New Delhi on the occasion of Dr. Mookerjee 115th Birth …

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Ladakh gives mandate to young BJP leader Jamyang Tsering Namgyal

Jamyang Tsering Namgyal

Ladakh, India’s largest parliamentary seat geographically, enthusiastically elected young dynamic leader Jamyang Tsering Namgyal as its new representative in the Lok Sabha. Namgyal, the incumbent Chief Executive Councilor (CEC) of Leh Council, defeated his rival, Independent candidate Sajjad Hussain Kargili, who was backed by National Conference, PDP and influential Islamia School Kargil (ISK). Mr. Namgyal has been raising the issues …

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Surabhi Tiwari, new sensation in B-town has an inspiring life story as well

Surabhi Tiwari

Surabhi Tiwari, the new sensation in B-town has been winning hearts lately with her performances in commercials & TV series and sizzling looks. But not everyone knows her inspiring journey which she shares with The Charticle. Surabhi has an enormous fan following in real life and across various social media plaforms. Surabhi was born in Kanpur and competed her schooling …

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Enough is enough, I’m warning Gen. Bajwa – Punjab CM Amarinder Singh

CM Amarinder Singh

While moving a resolution in the Punjab assembly condemning the Pulwama attack, Capt. Amarinder Singh came down heavily on Pakistani politicians and its army. Chandigarh: As the Punjab Vidhan Sabha unanimously passed a resolution condemning the Pulwama attack, Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh delivered a strong speech, stating that the time to talk peace with Pakistan was over. Here are excerpts from …

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The woman who made the Sentinelese put their arrows down

Tribes of Andaman

On 4 January, 1991, more than 1,200 kms from the Indian mainland in the Bay of Bengal, a young Indian woman, Madhumala Chattopadhyay anthropologist waded waist-deep into the coral reefs to hand over a coconut to a man from the Sentinelese tribe. This was the first-ever friendly contact with this hostile tribe of the Andamans. Perhaps no people on earth remain more genuinely …

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Social media: Is it to blame for young people being lonelier than others?

Social Media

Young people are lonelier than all other age groups, according to recent findings from the BBC Loneliness Experiment. In a survey of more than 55,000 people, 40% of 16- to 24-year-olds reported feeling lonely often or very often. This trend for high youth loneliness has also been captured in other national surveys by the Office for National Statistics in 2017 …

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Talking about sex is awkward, so how can teenagers ‘just ask’ for consent?

Sexual consent

The topic of sexual consent seems to be in the news on a daily basis, especially since #MeToo went viral one year ago. From posters to podcasts, there are endless resources promoting the importance of getting and giving explicit consent. Many suggest that a “yes” must always be enthusiastic, and that partners should “ask first and ask often”. In principle, …

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Could A.I be considered a person under the law?

A.I Sophia

Humans aren’t the only people in society – at least according to the law. In the U.S., corporations have been given rights of free speech and religion. Some natural features also have person-like rights. But both of those required changes to the legal system. A new argument has laid a path for A.I (Artificial Intelligence) systems to be recognized as people too – …

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5 lifestyle changes to enhance mood and mental health

Mental Health

When someone is diagnosed with a mental health disorder such as depression or anxiety, first line treatments usually include psychological therapies and medication. What’s not always discussed are the changeable lifestyle factors that influence our mental health. Even those who don’t have a mental health condition may still be looking for ways to further improve their mood, reduce stress, and manage their …

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The Arithmetic of India-U.S. Relations and the Russian Factor

India-U.S 2+2

The 2+2 dialogue is a relatively new phenomenon which provides states with an opportunity to combine the discussion on security matters with general issues of international and bilateral affairs. Such a format helps widen the agenda and yield more fruitful results. The ‘recent 2+2 talks involving James Mattis, Mike Pompeo, Nirmala Sitharaman and Sushma Swaraj is the most high profile …

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