The Statesman (India)
NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - More than seven decades have passed since Mahatma Gandhi framed his constructive programme and successive governments have also undertaken programmes for socio-economic development in rural areas. But the lack of spatial planning and convergence of various schemes/programmes have unfortunately not yielded the desired impact. A major reason for the failure is that our development model has been supply-driven. Gandhi had recommended a demand-driven model. There should be an urge towards that end within the village itself
NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - 400 pilots and cabin crew who are under surveillance for skipping the breath analyser test will be considered with "compassion" by the directorate general of civil aviation
NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - India has lashed out at Pakistan at the UN in a war of words over terror calling the country 'Terroristan'.
NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - The President has sent a novel message that education institutions run by missionaries have become symbols of scholarship and academic excellence.
NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - The increasing frequency, power and confidence displayed by these tests seem to confirm what governments and outside experts have long feared - North Korea is closer than ever to its goal of building a military arsenal that can target both US troops in Asia and the US homeland. Robust diplomacy has been stalled for years, and there is little indication that senior officials from Pyongyang and Washington might discuss ways to halt the North‘s determined march towards inclusion among the world‘s nuclear weapons powers.