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Hurdles notwithstanding, Akshaya Patra feeds 1.6 mn schoolkids daily (Bookworm)

By   /  March 26, 2017  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on Hurdles notwithstanding, Akshaya Patra feeds 1.6 mn schoolkids daily (Bookworm)

By Vishnu Makhijani  Book: Gods Own Kitchen; Auhtor: Rashmi Bansal; Publisher: Westland; Pages: 263; Price: Rs 350 Rajiv Gandhi, as a newly-elected MP, often spoke extempore at conferences and seminar. At one such event, an international conference on tourism and mountaineering in the Himalayas, he had this, perhaps apocryphal story to tell (in what context, I […]

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Congress’ Problems Begin and End at the Top

By   /  March 26, 2017  /  Nation, OP-ED  /  Comments Off on Congress’ Problems Begin and End at the Top

By Amulya Ganguli Few people will believe that the former External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna’s exit from the Congress and entrance to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will be a great loss for the former and a considerable gain for the latter Like the similar floor-crossing of Rita Bahuguna-Joshi in Uttar Pradesh, who has now become […]

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Of Kebabs, Slaughterhouses and Crocodile Meat

By   /  March 26, 2017  /  Nation, OP-ED  /  Comments Off on Of Kebabs, Slaughterhouses and Crocodile Meat

By Saeed Naqvi  | IANS These are trying times. Even some friends are turning. They probably see their interest better protected by keeping their options open for adjustments, should excesses increase. And even if they show their residual spunk by digging in their heels in favour of Lucknow’s iconic Tunday Kababi, how will it help […]

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Elephant Census Begins in Assam’s Kaziranga

By   /  March 26, 2017  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on Elephant Census Begins in Assam’s Kaziranga

The Assam forest department on Saturday started its four-day census of elephants in Assam’s famous Kaziranga National Park. The authorities are adopting a two pronged approach for the counting for better results, said Satyendra Singh, Director of the park. “We are going to go for direct count on the first two days while the last […]

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10 Minutes of Vigorous Exercise will Boost Kids’ Heart Health

By   /  March 26, 2017  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on 10 Minutes of Vigorous Exercise will Boost Kids’ Heart Health

Encouraging your children to engage in as little as 10 minutes a day in high-intensity physical activity could help them reduce their risk of developing heart problems and metabolic diseases such as diabetes, researchers say. The findings showed that replacing light-intensity physical activity with brief periods of vigorous exercise may provide significant cardiometabolic benefits in […]

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Human Ethics of Relationship

By   /  March 24, 2017  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on Human Ethics of Relationship

By Rev. L.Suohie Mhasi Humankind is a family and all men and women are of human family. Humankind is to be ethical and to do justice to the Creator . Relationship in human family will be a reflection of human ethical relationship with God. Humankind without human ethics is not different from animals. Humankind in […]

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Face Recognition Robots Already Making Our Lives a Misery (The Funny Side)

By   /  March 24, 2017  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on Face Recognition Robots Already Making Our Lives a Misery (The Funny Side)

By Nury Vittachi I ran at Olympic speed for a bus but missed it, so I had to pretend that I always go jogging in a business suit and I ended up a sweaty mess a kilometre from the transport hub. I hate travel. Once at an airport I was chased by R2-D2, and he […]

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Church and Tobacco

By   /  March 23, 2017  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on Church and Tobacco

Introduction: Yogi Adityanath, the newly appointed Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, directed government officials in UP to stop chewing pan, pan masala, and gutka during duty hours. The use of tobacco and pan products has been banned in hospitals, schools and colleges too. In Imphal, insurgent groups are actively involve in banning the sale and […]

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Nagaland and Humanity

By   /  March 23, 2017  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on Nagaland and Humanity

When Jesus came into this world he saw that there was suffering in the world and humans were still not familiar with the idea of humanity. Along with many of his divine teachings, love for humanity was perhaps the most significant one for the civility of human conduct in the society. And as his gospel […]

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A Brief History Of Dimapur

By   /  March 23, 2017  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on A Brief History Of Dimapur

By  P Pius Lotha Dimapur being a cosmopolitan town is inhabited by people from different parts of the country. It is good for inhabitants as well as visitors to know the historical background of Dimapur Township as to how it came under the state of Nagaland. It is said that Kachari civilization Brahmaputra valley was […]

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