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Developing India Mirror » Inspiration
NO COUNTRY CAN DEVELOP SANS NATIONALISM

NO COUNTRY CAN DEVELOP SANS NATIONALISM

18 Oct 2017 | 1:52 PM

More than necessity, it’s a new dream that is most often life’s biggest driver. Running around sites across three metros and monitoring increase of business volume have truly come as unpredictable to Ani Ray as has been his metamorphosis into an accomplished real estate-and-construction magnate. Given his middle-class background, a well-paid job should have kept the man from Kolkata contended. But Ani Ray (49) turned new pages, donned an entrepreneurial hat and launched the Indian chapter of the Arabian Construction Company with support and guidance of his Lebanese friend Rasheed Mikati. After Burf Khalifa, the A.C.C. is creating the 117-storey World One – to be India’s tallest building – in Mumbai.

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India needs world-class airports, regional connectivity main focus

India needs world-class airports, regional connectivity main focus

18 Oct 2017 | 1:26 PM

NEW DELHI: As our country ac¬celerates the pace of a myriad de¬velopmental schemes, it is all the more crucial to put in place blue-ribbon infrastructure that can keep step with India’s image, needs and ambitions to take its rightful place among developed nations.

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Desert State gets bonanza worth thousands of crores

Desert State gets bonanza worth thousands of crores

18 Oct 2017 | 1:25 PM

UDAIPUR: August 29 was a red-letter day for the denizens of the City of Lakes when Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated projects whose total worth exceeded Rs. 15,000 cr.

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New York says ‘Namaste India’

New York says ‘Namaste India’

18 Oct 2017 | 1:23 PM

Assemblyman David I . Weprin is our man of the hour. Why? The New York State Assembly passed a resolution recognising India’s 68th Republic Day. Though the motion was of subliminal importance, David – the prime proposer – and Sumit Sharma – his chief of staff – were seen calling up almost all other members across the party divide for support. Watching their zeal gathering votes for their proposal was educative. David wanted it. Thanks to his perseverance, the Assembly put it to vote at 4 p.m. on January 30 and it was passed in near unanimity, barring just about four nays in the 150-storey house. Over a half were present.

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City of Lakes sends two more daughters into Army

City of Lakes sends two more daughters into Army

18 Oct 2017 | 1:22 PM

BHOPAL: In a country reeking with corruption, apathy and disappointment on multiple fronts, good news lends fleeting albeit thrilling moments – Akriti Sirur and Ruchi Yadav have given pride and joy to the Madhya Pradesh capital’s denizens through their scintillating performance and are to eventually assume the mantle of military officers through the medium of the O.T.A., Chennai.

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Hero of Tololing Heights

18 Oct 2017 | 1:21 PM

BHOPAL: The indomitable courage of the Indian soldier has been evidenced time and time again on blood-bespattered Rezang La, dusty Jarpal and other battlefields. It was to salute this very spirit that Armed Forces veterans residing in this City of Lakes organised a function on May 30 at the Shaurya Smarak to mark the martyrdom anniversary of Lance Naik Rajender Singh Yadav, Sena Medal (Posthumous) who made the supreme sacrifice in CQC (close quarters combat) during the Kargil conflict.

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Unfazed valour

Unfazed valour

18 Oct 2017 | 1:21 PM

We have read about many heroic lives. Rani Lakshmibai and Rani Durgavati were valiant women who gained prominence in the pages of history. However, not only in the past but in today’s world too there are ladies who have fought adversity and emerged triumphant. Nidhi Dubey is a glorious example.

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Mahar Regiment gets 60 more bravehearts

Mahar Regiment gets 60 more bravehearts

18 Oct 2017 | 1:20 PM

SAGAR (M.P.): ‘Yash Siddhi’ (Success and Attainment) – the Mahar Regiment’s motto – was the feeling that pervaded a grand ceremony on August 23 at the Regimental Centre in this divisional headquarters where 60 soldiers took the oath of affirmation to serve the nation in the presence of the proud Tricolour.

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‘Live for something rather than die for nothing!’

‘Live for something rather than die for nothing!’

18 Oct 2017 | 1:18 PM

BHOPAL: Irrespective of whether you’re a full-blooded combat veteran or a die-hard military buff, you would have been unequivocally impressed at the Madhya Pradesh capital’s Shaurya Smarak where the gallant men in olive green organised an Equipment and Army Band Display as a precursor to Independence Day celebrations with the noble objective of paying homage to martyrs.

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Body blow to ex-CM

Body blow to ex-CM

18 Oct 2017 | 1:17 PM

RAIPUR: Chhattisgarh’s first chief minister Ajit Jogi, who launched the Janata Con¬gress Chhattisgarh last year to challenge the state’s ruling B.J.P. and the principal-opposition Congress, suf¬fered a setback with the administration voiding his S.T. status.

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Lending wings to young dreams…

Lending wings to young dreams…

18 Oct 2017 | 1:13 PM

JAMMU: Established on August 30, 1986; the Shri Mata Vaish¬no Devi Shrine Board has not only undertaken projects to develop the world-renowned cave tirtha nestled in the Trikuta Hills but also endeavoured to make the high-lands green besides aiming at clean¬liness and sanitation and – above all – empowering the future generation with knowledge through its universal education mission.

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The joshiley ‘jewels’ of Jashpur

The joshiley ‘jewels’ of Jashpur

16 Oct 2017 | 2:30 PM

PATHALGAON: It was indeed a proud moment for tribal-dominated Chhattisgarh when 54 pupils of state-run Prayas Boarding schools – including as many as 21 from Jashpur District’s rural areas – were recently selected for admission at Indian Institutes of Technology and National Institutes of Technology.

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A restaurant with a difference

A restaurant with a difference

16 Oct 2017 | 2:24 PM

BHOPAL: Passengers are comfortable on airline seats, savouring mouthwatering West Asian falafel, delicious Malaysian rolls, yummy Mexican nachos, etc. besides Indian cuisine served by ‘air-hostesses’ walking down the aisle but if you suffer from aviophobia don’t worry ‘cos this plane is never gonna take off!

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Orchha: A hallowed land of warriors, lovers and builders

Orchha: A hallowed land of warriors, lovers and builders

16 Oct 2017 | 1:47 PM

A visit to Orchha transports one to a different plane of consciousness. What strikes a visitor the most is the serenity that envelops the ambience of this small township in Madhya Pradesh’s Bundelkhand region.

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A TRIP INTO RAJPUTANA’S PAST

A TRIP INTO RAJPUTANA’S PAST

16 Oct 2017 | 1:38 PM

JAIPUR: Akin to an ever-vigilant sentinel, Jaigarh citadel overlooks Amer Fort Palace… Situated atop the promontory Cheel ka Teela, it appears distant, insurmountable and forbidding.

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Assignment Andaman

Assignment Andaman

16 Oct 2017 | 1:22 PM

PORT BLAIR: The very mention of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands conjures up images of exquisite natural beauty but there’s a lot more in store there for the discerning traveller.

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M.P.S.T.D.C. takes over prestigious hotel

M.P.S.T.D.C. takes over prestigious hotel

16 Oct 2017 | 1:16 PM

BHOPAL: The Madhya Pradesh State Tourism Development Corporation Ltd. is now the owner of a hotel earlier managed by the I.T.D.C. and situated within a posh area in the vicinity of this city’s exquisite Upper Lake replete with natural beauty.

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Citizens’ body perturbed vis-à-vis M.P. capital’s Bhojtaal

Citizens’ body perturbed vis-à-vis M.P. capital’s Bhojtaal

15 Oct 2017 | 1:15 PM

BHOPAL: A voluntary body, mainly comprising Indian Armed Forces veterans and former senior bureaucrats working for multi-pronged betterment of the Madhya Pradesh capital, has expressed profound concern regarding the health of the Upper Lake (Bhojtaal) that supplies potable water to 40 % of this city’s residents.

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Nobel laureate’s drive for kids’ welfare

Nobel laureate’s drive for kids’ welfare

15 Oct 2017 | 1:04 PM

BHOPAL: Nobel laureate and Bachpan Bachao Andolan founder Kailash Satyarthi has launched a campaign with the objective of children’s betterment titled ‘Surakshit Bachpan, Surakshit Bharat’.

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Meet Dr. Aggarwal, a dentist-turned- messiah

Meet Dr. Aggarwal, a dentist-turned- messiah

15 Oct 2017 | 12:58 PM

BHOPAL: Jitender Aggarwal was working as a dentist when a cruel twist of fate placed a full stop on his medical career at the age of 32 but, as if drawing inspiration from the sentiment behind the immortal song ‘We shall overcome’, he eventually soldiered on and has emerged as a good Samaritan for the differently-able.

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Daughters used in place of oxen for ploughing

Daughters used in place of oxen for ploughing

15 Oct 2017 | 12:51 PM

SEHORE (M.P. ) : In this day and age, when our country is endeavouring to rank among developed nations, can anything more horrible be contemplated than poverty compelling a tiller to employ his daughters – in place of oxen – to pull the plough at a farm in order to prepare the soil for sowing corn?

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A.I.S.E.C.T. honoured at S.B.I. Conclave

A.I.S.E.C.T. honoured at S.B.I. Conclave

15 Oct 2017 | 12:47 PM

The All India Society for Electronics and Computer Technology, which offers a number of I.C.T. and skills-based services including financial inclusion to empower and uplift the semi-urban and rural population, has been felicitated by the S.B.I. for its endeavours.

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