Ratnesh Dwivedi's Blog (78)

Indian Foreign Minister Trolled on Twitter by Fellow Countrymen

Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj was trolled over Social Media Twitter by a targeted group of fellow countrymen who were unhappy on alleged humiliation of an interfaith couple by a Passport Officer in capital of India's Northern State,Uttar Pradesh. Media reports in India suggests that a Hindu wife along with her Muslim husband  went up to said Passport Officer to get bothe of their passport renewed when the incident happened. They complained to…

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Added by Ratnesh Dwivedi on July 5, 2018 at 9:06pm — No Comments

CIA's Linguistic Terminology is Poor in Using the Term 'Militant' for 'VHP' and 'Bajrang Dal' in India?

Yesterday Indian Socio-Political Circle was shocked to learn that World's Most Famous and Largest Secret Agency has termed India's two outfits as 'Religious Militant Outfits' .Being born in a town which is home to activities of both outfits and due to my Journalistic instinct I some how felt to understand if CIA's linguists are correct in terming both outfits.

1-According to Cambridge Dictionary,Militant means active, determined, and often willing to use force. Even extremists are…

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Added by Ratnesh Dwivedi on June 26, 2018 at 11:59pm — No Comments

Sweden and India Enters into a New Era of Friendship as Indian PM Visits the Scandinavian Country

At the invitation of Prime Minister Löfven, Prime Minister Modi paid an official visit to Stockholm on 16-17 April 2018.
Prime Minister Modi and Prime Minister Löfven met on 17 April and recalled their Joint Statement issued in Mumbai in 2016, welcomed progress so far on its implementation and reconfirmed their commitment to the Joint Statement as the overall political framework for cooperation. 
India and Sweden share values of democracy, rule of law, respect of…
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Added by Ratnesh Dwivedi on April 20, 2018 at 12:13am — No Comments

India Leaps Big with Her Past Colonial Ruler

This is very natural to be emotional when premiers of a Nation which ruled another For 200 years meet on the invitation of former. With an open heart, clear vision and tough stand on terror Indian Prime Minister Narendra Midi paid state visit to meet England's Prime Minister Theresa May to discuss variety of issues and close multiple deals. World News Tomorrow Corporation's Asia Bureau Chief kept a close eye on this meeting and issues discussed during meet. He writes:
At the…
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The Story of an Intern (Part-2)

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Lucknow and…

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Sir Mark Tully: Legend of Journalism, Radio and the BBC

 

An interview by Ratnesh Dwivedi 

 

This was my first chance to meet Mark Tully in person. I had interviewed him before over the telephone for a community radio station…

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India's New Education Policy:Will it Overhaul 10+2 Education

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Introduction

 

Implementation of …

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39 Missing Indians were Killed by ISIL:Sushma Swaraj Confirmed to Indian Parliament

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Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj yesterday confirmed the tragic news that 39 Indian workers, who were missing…

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East or West,Who is the Best?

 

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The Western World

 

All that matters to the citizens of this world is a good livelihood, a sense of pride and safety for their family. Stories from Politics to Sports and from…

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Ayodhya:Development First but Solution a Must

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What if I call it the longest pending series of cases in any court across the world?…

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Is India Making a Big Leap Under Modi?

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Ratnesh Dwivedi

 

 

Introduction

 

India faces significant challenges in the area of trade policy— the global economic slowdown, increasing protectionism, the stalled mega-trade deals that could in time be revived, and perhaps more importantly, its own domestic preoccupations. For India to achieve its policy objectives, the government and…

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The Ayodhya Dispute

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Ratnesh Dwivedi

 

The small pilgrim town of Ayodhya has been in the news for the past four decades since 1980 when the Hindu hardliner party, then known as Bhartiya Jana Sangh, had been trying to revive the issue in favor of Hindus. The town and the issue…

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Added by Ratnesh Dwivedi on April 4, 2018 at 12:58am — No Comments

Higher Education in India:The Glory Of The Past, The Challenges Of Today And The Road For Tomorrow(Concluding Part)

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Continuing the series: The Glory Of The Past, The Challenges Of Today And The Road For Tomorrow

 

 

Part…

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The Story of an Intern(Part-12)

In the span of one year I stayed with Professor Pandey, I became a close associate of his and a close confide and intact friend of him. Each day in the evening we would sit together at his residence and he would tell me the finer points of Archaeology and History, about problems in Ayodhya and Faizabad, about his meeting with a Cambridge University professor – Prof Dilip Chakraborty and about people in the University. I would listen to him very carefully while sipping a cup of tea.

I…

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The Story of an Intern(Part-11)

Lectures on Space Exploration

 

I planned my lectures pretty well keeping the need of M.A. and Ph.D students in mind. I was going to teach such a senior class and nothing should be missed. I prepared a document which dealt with the Art of Science, about missions in Space Science by NASA, about comets which are studied through the eyes of an Archaeologist and I took a case study of a very famous and experimental mission of NASA –The Deep Impact…

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The Story of an Intern(Part-10)

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The Teaching Assignment and Shiny Rachel Thomos

 

Designing “…

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The Story of an Intern(Part-9)

Dispatch – 7

 

(Excerpts from whitehouse.gov website)

 

Protecting the Homeland

 

President Bush’s Top Priority Is The Safety And Security Of The American People. Since September 11th, President Bush has restructured and reformed the Federal government to focus resources on counterterrorism and to ensure the security of our homeland.

The Administration Has Worked With Congress To Implement The 9/11 Commission’s…

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The Story of an Intern(Part-8)

Dispatch: 3

 

President Bush’s Cabinet: White House Government (February 2005)

 

The tradition of the Cabinet dates back to the beginnings of the Presidency itself. One of the principal purposes of the Cabinet (drawn from Article II, Section 2 of the Constitution) is to advise the President on any subject he may require relating to the duties of their respective offices.

The Cabinet includes the Vice President and the…

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The Story of an Intern(Part-8)

Dispatch: 3

 

President Bush’s Cabinet: White House Government (February 2005)

 

The tradition of the Cabinet dates back to the beginnings of the Presidency itself. One of the principal purposes of the Cabinet (drawn from Article II, Section 2 of the Constitution) is to advise the President on any subject he may require relating to the duties of their respective offices.

The Cabinet includes the Vice President and the…

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Added by Ratnesh Dwivedi on April 4, 2018 at 12:45am — No Comments

The Story of an Intern(Part-7)

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Ratnesh Dwivedi

 

 

The Nose of the News

 

My idea was to search out websites, books, newspapers and television programs, and analyse their content and then dispatch it to these individuals and organizations who often considered my e-mails as worthless and a waste of time. At the end of every episode, I wrote:

 

Dear…

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Solar Dominance + Citizen Action: Solving Climate Change By 2030, with Eban Goodstein

Can new developments in solar technology put the United States on track to produce 50 percent of its energy with renewables by 2030? What global citizen actions need to be undertaken to help reach this goal? Eban Goodstein, director of Bard Center for Environmental Policy, answers these questions and more in this hopeful and informative talk.

A Case for Giving Climate Migrants Protected Legal Status

With climate change already affecting vast regions of the planet, Bard College's Brian Mateo makes the case for expanding legal protections for refugees to include people displaced due to environmental issues. Whether by updating the 1951 Convention or working on a new global agreement, Mateo writes that this an urgent human rights issue for vulnerable populations today and future generations.

Need for a New Consensus

Foreign policy experts are having diffuclty linking the negative implications of a shift towards trasactionalism for U.S. foreign aid to voters. This begs the question: Should there be a clear quid pro quo for U.S. assistance?

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