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Season of Wasted Food

The other name of the winter season in Assam is the season of Wasted Food. It is the season during which thousand of picnics are held where lakhs of people are party to a mindless waste of food in a country that cannot afford any kind of waste. This is not to suggest that the waste of food that takes place in the thousands of picnics and hundreds of parties is deliberate. As far as picnics are ...

 
Refreshing Candour

One of the most outstanding facets of democracy as practised in the United States is the scope it provides for candour without fear of retribution. This was evident in the remarks made by actress Meryl Streep in her recent acceptance speech for the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the Golden Globes. She used the opportunity to remind US President-elect Donald Trump about the way he had mocked a disabled ...

 
NE could feed India 1,100 MW by year end

By Sujit Chakraborty

The Northeastern region, with its huge energy potential — 50,000 MW, by some estimates — could soon become the “powerhouse of India”. And taking a small first step in this direction, it is expected to feed the rest of the country up to 1,100 MW by the end of this year, energy experts say.

Seven Northeastern states, excluding Sikkim, c...

 
Manufacturing: India needs to guard against disruption

By Amit Kapoor

The most recent Purchasing Manager’s Index (PMI) reflects a contraction in the manufacturing activity in India in December.

Most domestic and international analysts and experts are looking at it from the viewpoint of the move of the government which essentially removed 86 per cent of the currency as legal tender. The unprecedented move does seem to have had ...

 
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