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Explained: How 100 frauds hit banks -Rahul Tripathi

re of the fraud, it says: “The companies deliberately inflated the valuation of diamonds with the mala fide intention to avail higher credit facilities from the lenders and also to indicate the security coverage available with the lenders. Export bills which remained unpaid on due date were purchased by the consortium Banks. The details of debtors submitted by the companies to the bank in order to avail credit facilities appeared to be manipulat

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Today's Assam Looks More and More Like the Violent 1980s -Debarshi Das

n Assam. Some of the fissures are old, half-forgotten. The troubled years of the early 1980s had almost become the stuff of nostalgia – but not anymore. Those times of suspicion, distrust and insecurity are back. People are once again divided along community lines. Mass violence has made a comeback, albeit in a different avatar. Instead of mobs hacking helpless people, people are internalising the violence wrought by the state and are killing

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Jean Dreze -- development economist -- interviewed by Jipson John and Jitheesh PM (Frontline.in)

professor at Ranchi University as well as honorary professor at the Delhi School of Economics. His research interests include rural development, social inequality, child nutrition, health care, food security, and elementary education, with special reference to India.Jean Dreze played a pioneering role in public debates on the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA), which guarantees employment on local public works as a right up to 100 days a

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Diabetic due to poverty -Maitri Porecha

ys that it is hard to establish the correlation between subsidised rice and diabetes, as there is little data to suggest that the monthly consumption of 10 kg per capita has increased. Under the food security Act, the entitlement is 5 kg. “However, there can be no denying the need to supplement rice with coarse grains,” she says. The issue is not the incidence of diabetes per se, but the difficulties posed in terms of diagnosis and treatme

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Is "Formalisation" possible? -CP Chandrasekhar and Jayati Ghosh

the organised and unorganised units. Others see formalisation as the process through which workers realise workplace benefits such as written contracts, legal minimum wages, paid leave and social security. Framing and implementing legislation that ensures workers one or more of these benefits is seen as transforming the nature of the workplace as well. This, however, ignores the fact that a substantial part of the workforce even in the organised s

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Violating CIC Orders, MEA Withholds Names of Those Who Accompanied Modi on Foreign Visits -Dheeraj Mishra

Wire.in In response to an RTI query in the matter, the ministry stated: "If this information is disclosed, it will have an impact on India's sovereignty and integrity as also on the country's security, and strategic, scientific and economic interests." New Delhi: Last month, the Central Information Commission (CIC) had asked the Ministry of External Affairs to disclose the names of the government and private individuals who had accompa

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In A UP District, Death From Hunger, As Governance, Social security Collapse -Avantika Mehta

-Indiaspend.com Kushinagar, Uttar Pradesh: "CM-ji, my older brother died of hunger, please save me," hissed a skeletal figure in a video taken by freelance journalist Anoop Kumar on September 13, 2018. The emaciated face belonged to 26-year-old Feku, who fell into a coma soon after and died in a government hospital at 5:30 a.m. on September 14. Residents of Khirkia village in Kushinagar district of Uttar Pradesh (UP), brothers Feku and Pappu, a year apart in age, died within 16

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'Our Diwali is gone': Delhi's contract workers struggle to make ends meet after steep pay cuts -Vijayta Lalwani

ecause this money is too little for us to survive,” she said. “With just Rs 6,000, I cannot pay for water, electricity and food. It all costs about Rs 10,000.” Ramji Yadav, 35, a security guard at another school, also received just Rs 6,000 this month instead of the usual Rs 13,000. “Our Diwali is gone,” Yadav said. “The rent of my house alone is Rs 6,000. But we still come to work every day. We cannot afford to

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120 crore Aadhaar Records Breached in First Half of 2018:: Gemalto

-Moneylife.in During the first half of 2018, there were 945 data breaches leading to 4.5 billion (450 crore) data records being compromised. According to the Breach Level Index of digital security firm Gemalto, India's Aadhaar witnessed 1.2 billion (120 crore) data breaches in March, making it the second highest breaches across the world after Facebook. During the first half of 2018, there were 945 data breaches leading to 4.5 billion (450 cro

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More nutrition in wheat, rice: Is Modi govt up to bio-fortification to move from food to nutritional security? -Ashok Gulati & Ritika Juneja

omewhat akin to a Nobel Prize in agriculture. Peeping into the past is important to realise the role of science and technology that paved the way for the ‘Green Revolution’, ensuring food security. Similar innovations in bio-technologies today hold promise to give nutritional security. Rewind history and recollect that the Bengal Famine (1943) is said to have claimed 1.5 million to 3 million

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