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Time to detox the mind, the body and the soul

Sunday, 24 Dec 2017 | Tonmoy Sharma | in Agenda

As more and more people get infected with toxic qualities, mental detoxification, every day or may be every week, is the ideal way to cleanse the body and mind... even the soul Detoxification is defined as the removal of toxic substances — poisons — or toxic qualities. Most people have heard...

The great laughter challenge in India

Sunday, 24 Dec 2017 | vv sUNDAR | in Agenda

Humor is not the best of traits we Indians pose. I hope we would all agree. We are quite grumpy, itchy and touchy people. We get provoked way too easily. Our sense of humor, if ever measured, will rank among the lowest in the world. One might even say that...

Eyes on the road and hands upon the wheel

Sunday, 17 Dec 2017 | Amitabh Shukla | in Agenda

You cannot have a decent quality life anywhere in the country without quality roads: Whether you go to school or cycle to work, whether your trip is on the tractor to the local mandi or a long drive in a sleek car... For a lot of fellow citizens, the vast expanse...

Avoiding theological crossfire in Pakistan

Sunday, 17 Dec 2017 | nadeem paracha | in Agenda

Pakistan’s political sphere must make space for its moderate majority by pushing back militant Barelvi and Deobandi politics to the theological realm Last week, a young college student from Bahawalpur emailed me a short story based on a dystopia in Pakistan. The story is set in the year 2050. It’s about...

Some winter fun with kids

Sunday, 17 Dec 2017 | POOJA AHUJA | in Agenda

Winter can be both relaxing and tiring for mothers as they have to ferry their children around to birthday parties which seem to be far more in number during the colder months Come winter and it’s time for me to start ferrying my kids to birthday parties of their friends. Not...

Awaiting next year in Jerusalem

Sunday, 10 Dec 2017 | Gwynne Dyer | in Agenda

By shifting US embassy to Jerusalem US President Trump is just rubbing the Arabs’ noses in their defeat, the fallout of which is going to be ugly All of us are saying: ‘Hey, United States, we don’t think this is a very good idea’,” said Jordan’s King Abdullah II in 2002,...

Requiem for a Lost Generation

Sunday, 10 Dec 2017 | Ishan Joshi | in Agenda

When Ustad Wasifuddin Dagar opened the bowling attack and other tales of folk multiculturalism in action Feedback from the three men and a dog who, in my optimistic assessment, are the folks who read this column every alternate Sunday, is that there is a reason those of us who were born...

Subverting the idea of secularsim

Sunday, 03 Dec 2017 | Anil Gupta | in Agenda

India is secular Constitutionally but not politically and socially as the space for ideas, religiosity and equal treatment for all citizens has been negated by pseudo secularists From the days of Ashoka till the advent of Islam in 12th century, Indian religions co-existed in Indian subcontinent. There was no discrimination based...

The Irish Border

Sunday, 03 Dec 2017 | Gwynne Dyer | in Agenda

History never leaves Ireland alone. In the late 19th and early 20th centuries the lethal alliance of the Conservative Party in Britain and the Unionist Party, which represented the Protestant minority in Ireland, made it impossible for the British parliament to pass a Home Rule Bill for Ireland. A Home Rule...

The long wait may be over but many questions remain

Sunday, 26 Nov 2017 | Amitabh Shukla | in Agenda

That Rahul Gandhi is finally being elevated to lead the Congress is not surprising at all. Nevertheless, the million dollar question is: Has the Congress scion developed the political acumen to take on the BJP? It was one of the worst kept or rather the most publicized secret of Indian politics...


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HEC, Paras Healthcare to run Multi Super Speciality Hospital

18 Jan 2018 | PNS | Ranchi

Heavy Engineering Corporation (HEC) and Paras Healthcare today announced to run a 300 bedded super speciality hospital providing tertiary care services in the Capital City. A PPP project for the same was signed by CMD, HEC, Avijit Ghosh and MD, Paras Healthcare, Dr Dharminder Nagar on Tuesday...

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