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Worth Noting: The last eight years saw an unprecedented diplomatic outreach with a record number of high-level incoming and outgoing visits. Reaching out to countries big and small – on the side-lines of the UNGA, PM Modi met the leaders of big countries as well as island nations such as St Vincent and Grenadines. Several …

Worth Noting: “I often say in my videos that if anyone has any problem, please talk to me, whether it is a domestic problem or treatment of disease or for advice on healing. Then we meet over a cup of tea. Many people who have connected with me on YouTube have come forward for advice. …

By Atanu Kumar Ghosh (Retired Administrative Officer, National Insurance Company Limited, India) [Photo Credit: Uttarakhand Tourism] A heavenly Hill station in the lap of the Himalayas located at an altitude of 7200ft above sea level amidst the dense forests of pine, deodar and rhododendrons. It is also the home of Leopard, Himalayan Bear, Fox and …

By: Debanjali Adhikary Worth Noting: On that day, Madhumita threw all the fairness creams back in the dustbin, picked up the phone and contacted her childhood friends with whom she thought she would one day do a drama group. Today, after five years, their team has become quite famous after overcoming various failures and criticisms. …

Worth Noting: Only 20 years later, history was repeated. Militants just rode into Kabul, forcing the previously defiant President Ashraf Ghani to flee the country seeking refuge in Dubai. Several of his own MPs’ cursed’ him for abandoning the country and its people in their hour of need. The arrival of Afghans adds to the …

Worth Noting: Earlier on the same day, the Hindu Council of Kenya had also organized, following the Covid safety guidelines, a Yoga Daye event at the Oshwal Community Centre. Even though the Yoga Day this year was relatively low key, a number of prominent figures conveyed congratulations and best wishes on the occasion, notably Director …

RAGING CONTROVERSY AS INDIA GASPS: BRITAIN STEPS IN TO POUR AID TO FIGHT COVID  India, which dubs itself as Asia’s Economic powerhouse, faces mayhem lurching from crisis to crisis with escalating cases as the deadly B.1.617 continues to spread quickly in the country. It is now the dominant strain in the state of Maharashtra in southwestern India.  Infections are rising …

The COVID-19 pandemic has now risen to a global health crisis across the globe. This novel virus outbreak has challenged India’s economic, medical and public health infrastructure. Health care professionals and researchers around the world are looking for an effective treatment regime for COVID-19. The number of people infected by COVID-19 in India crossed 9.74 …

By: Subrahmanyam Jaishankar Worth Noting: Regimes and dispensations that are oblivious to such happenings are therefore being challenged. We must ensure that this is not about winners and losers, but about nurturing sustainable communities everywhere. Multilateral institutions have not come out well from this experience. Quite apart from controversies surrounding them, there was not even …

By: Danson Worth Noting: The Covod-19 crisis has called upon India to play a global role and play it decisively. India will export the vaccine to over 110 countries requesting for Made in India vaccines, and keeping in mind the overall need, production capacity in India may also be further scaled up to 500 million …