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Lead, Kindly Light! - The Importance of Teachers in Our Lives
India has always bowed in veneration before the teacher. Why? Ancient Indians considered Creation itself a great sacrifice on the part of the Cosmic Being. This act of sacrifice is to be replicated by human beings in all their actions to uphold this Creation. Our parents bring forth new life by giving birth to us and raising us. In that process, they work hard and even undergo a lot of suffering.
कृषि की वृद्धि में एमएसपी की भूमिका
देश भर में फैले कृषि संकट से राहत देने के लिए केंद्रीय मंत्रिमंडल ने जुलाई में एक महत्वपूर्ण कदम उठाया। मंत्रिमंडल ने खरीफ सत्र से पहले 14 फसलों के न्यूनतम समर्थन मूल्य (एमएसपी) में वृद्धि का ऐलान किया, जिसके बाद एमएसपी फसल की लागत के कम से कम 150 प्रतिशत हो गए।
Prospects for India–China Maritime Cooperation
The keynote address of Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered at the Shangri-La Dialogue on June 01, 2018, succinctly spelt out India’s Indo-Pacific strategy between the “shifting plates of global politics and the fault lines of history”.
In Defense of Nationalism
In 1917, Rabindranath Tagore came out with a booklet on nationalism. It was a collection of three articles and a poem. Two of these, ‘Nationalism in the West’ and ‘Nationalism in Japan’, were lectures delivered in the USA in 1916-17 and in Japan in 1916 respectively.
China Accused of Practicing Racial Discrimination by United Nations Watchdog Body
China’s aggressive efforts to position itself as a global leader recently came under challenge at the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD), the global watch dog on racial discrimination.
Making Sense of Missile Shield
The media picks up the tag line "India puts up a missile shield" every time there is news related, one way or the other, to the plan to acquire a surface-to-air-missile (SAM) system. The so called "missile shield" filled the media space when there was a talk of S-400 system.
समकालिक चुनाव: सहमति, असहमति और समाधान
समकालिक चुनाव अर्थात एक साथ सभी चुनाव कराने का मुद्दा इसबीच चर्चा में है। इसको लेकर पक्ष और विपक्ष में अनेक तर्क रखे जाते रहे हैं। इसके बावजूद यह दौर समकालिक चुनावों पर बहस के लिहाज से सर्वाधिक अनुकूल दौर माना जा सकता है। ऐसा मानने के पीछे कारण, केंद्र के सत्ताधारी दल का समकालिक चुनावों पक्ष में होना है।
VIF News Digest
Defense, National Security and Terrorism, VIF Alerts
September 26, 2018
VIF News Digest: National Security, Defence Studies and Terrorism (September 01 – 15, 2018)

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October 11, 2018
VIF News Digest: International Developments (01 Oct – 07 Oct 2018)

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October 16, 2018
VIF Neighbourhood News Digest: 16th October, 2018

PAKISTAN China endorses Pakistan’s aid request to IMF: Dawn October 16, 2018 China on Monday endorsed Pakis­tan’s request to...

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