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‘Our economic sources have been killed’

Sunderlal Bahuguna, 88 years of age, is a living legend and an institution in himself. He derived international fame when he led the Chipko movement in Uttarakhand. He has won many coveted honours in the field of environment and ecological … Continue reading

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‘India is like home’

‘There can be better reciprocity which can lead to an even better relationship… I have faith in the Indian government currently  in power,’ says­­­ His Excellency Georges de La Roche Du Ronzet, the Ambassador of Guatemala to India, in his interview with … Continue reading

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‘Noida better than Gurgaon’

In February this year when the Akhilesh Yadav Government appointed Nagendra Prashad Singh, a 2005-batch IAS officer, as District Magistrate of Gautam Buddh Nagar, its primary objective was to pacify the agitating farmers and fast-track the development projects which have … Continue reading

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‘Public participation in government projects is very much possible’

Senior Karnataka IAS officer Bharatlal Meena is known for taking innovative steps. Wherever he has been deployed, he has left deep imprints of his work and innovative thinking. Now he is Principal Secretary in the Agriculture Department where he has … Continue reading

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We have introduced a gender lens in all sectors

Dr Syeda Saiyidain Hameed figures in Sanjaya Baru’s controversial book The Accidental Prime Minister. Baru, who has kicked up a political storm as an author, mentions Dr Hameed as someone who pipped Anu Aga, Chairperson of Thermax, as Member, Planning … Continue reading

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‘Development with the concern of the people is our mantra’

TALK TIME murugesh r nirani, minister for large & medium scale industries, karnataka   Global Investors Meet (GIM) to be held in Bangalore from June 3 to 4 is another opportunity for the Karnataka government to attract investment. Venugopalan spoke … Continue reading

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Meet the TOPPER

TALKTIME | s divyadharshini S Divyadharshini, the 2011 UPSC Civil Services Examination topper, is the first woman from Tamil Nadu to top the exam. An alumnus of Asan Memorial School and a law graduate from Dr Ambedkar Law University, Chennai, … Continue reading

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‘Indian bureaucrats are extremely meticulous’

TALKTIME | chairman & ceo, morpho | jean paul jainsky ‘Indian bureaucrats are extremely meticulous’ JEAN Paul Jainsky joined the Sagem Group in 1975, with Société Anonyme de Télécommunication (SAT) – a subsidiary of Sagem and a pioneering company in … Continue reading

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