Justice Markandey Katju says: Dr. S. Faizi, the eminent Indian ecologist, reminds me of the English poet Shelley, whom Matthew Arnold described as “an ineffectual angel, beating in the void his luminous wings in vain.” Dr Faizi has written an article titled ‘Towards an Asian Union’ published in Mainstream Weekly magazine.
Protests, petitions, and meetings with lawmakers did not stop the California Senate Judiciary Committee to vote ‘Yes’ to SB 403: Discrimination on the Basis of Caste, which passed the committee with a resounding 8-0 vote on April 25. SB 403 or State Bill 403 is a piece of legislation introduced to make the state free of caste-based discrimination. If signed into law, California will become the first state in America to make caste bias illegal by adding it as a protected category in the state’s anti-discrimination laws.
The US nominee for World Bank President Ajay Banga will visit New Delhi, India on March 23 and 24, capping a three-week global listening tour that began in Africa before progressing to Europe, and Latin America, and Asia.
The Oscar-winning short documentary ‘The Elephant Whisperers’ was shot in the Theppakadu Elephant Camp at the Mudumalai Tiger Reserve in the Nilgiri Mountains in Tamil Nadu.
At the India Dialog at Stanford University, Christian Ketels, Principal Associate at Harvard Business School, says one has to realize that manufacturing alone is not going to solve the job creation issues that the India is facing; one has to look at more issues. “And that’s what we’re trying to do in the competitiveness roadmap for India.”
Indian economy, post-pandemic, was put under the scanner by a panel of eminent academics and diplomats of the US and India at The India Dialog session for 2023 organized by US-Asia Technology Management Center and Institute for Competitiveness held at Stanford University on February 23 and 24, 2023.
India will be close to a $35-$40 trillion economy by 2047. The Union Minister for Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal made this forecast as he addressed the Asia Economic Dialogue in Pune on Saturday, February 25. The minister shared his conviction that India would be the third-largest economy in the next four-five years.
The national aim of India ( and by India I mean India, Pakistan and Bangladesh, since I regard them one country, only temporarily separated ) must be to abolish poverty, hunger, unemployment, lack of proper healthcare and good education for our masses, etc, and make our country highly industrialized and highly prosperous, with our people enjoying a high standard of living and decent lives.