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Hard look at MGNREGA

When it comes to creating rural employment, the implementation of MGNREGA in Assam has been far from satisfactory. The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act is aimed at creating a minimum of 100 working days for one member of every willing household, but Assam has been consistently falling much short of this target. Latest Central government figures show that the State has been...

 
Financial Inclusion: Looking beyond four walls

Dr B K Mukhopadhyay

The reality - As of now around 2 billion people don’t use formal financial services and more than 50 percent of adults in the poorest households are unbanked. Under the ongoing situation it is heartening that financial inclusion has steadily been turning as a key enabler to reducing poverty and boosting prosperity. WBG President Kim rightly called for Un...

 
Brexit could place 'huge burden' on UK Parliament

The British Parliament could be burdened with scrutinising up to 15 new bills for Britain’s exit from the European Union (EU), a new report has warned.

UK-based think tank, the Institute for Government (IFG) in its report, “Legislating Brexit” issued on Sunday, said legislation will be needed to establish new policies on areas such as customs and immigration, the BBC r...

 
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 Arunachal News
 Meghalaya News
CM inaugurates Kharkutta Police Station
State has alarming proportion of untrained teachers: CAG
JACATAM serves State government deadline
Birth anniversary celebrated
 Northeast News
Manipur territorial integrity will be protected, says CM
ONGC's exploration mission begins in Northeast: Official
NH 44 will remain open during monsoon, assures Assam
No agreement to carve out larger Nagaland, says government
 Cachar News
Garbage is not a waste but a resource: C Srinivasan
Primates face struggle for survival in Cachar
 National News
Hizbul commander killed in J&K shootout
Hyderabad police foil protest over 'dharna chowk'
Indians regard nature as mother: Rajnath
Allow us to build Ram temple, Swamy tells Muslims
 International News
Six killed in blasts in Bangladesh
Trump promises new healthcare plan once Obamacare 'explodes'
'Pakistan's ties with China not a zero-sum game'
'Turkey may hold referendum on EU accession process'
 State-1
Ex-Servicemen rally organized by Army
KSA seeks early solution to Assam-Meghalaya border dispute 
Stress laid on improving tea industry, role of small tea growers lauded
ATASU to organize Mukoli Bihu
 State-2
Peace and unity among different tribal communities underscored
'Low back pain is a major health problem in all developed countries'
Puthimari Bapubheti farmers set an example in organic farming
Workers in Gohpur tea gardens demand wages in cash
 Local Sports
Time to work on publicity and better transport facilities: Yarza
Barpeta, Dhemaji win titles
Neelabh causes major upset
 Sports
Lyon leads Australia's comeback on see-saw day
Lyon revels at extracting bounce at Dharamsala pitch
Pandey's 104 helps India 'Red' beat Tamil Nadu by 32 runs
Indian eves play 2-2 draw against Chile
 Editorial
Celebrating our rivers
Towards ensuring quality education
'Over 70% aquifers overdrawn, water crisis looming'
Letters to the Editor
 Op-Ed (Sunday)
Of kebabs, slaughterhouses and crocodile meat
Ownership: A Sinking Ship
Religion and Humanity
 
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