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Love in the age of social media

Sunday, 09 Feb 2014 | Kushan Mitra | in Agenda

In this age of social media, we share our thoughts, joys and disappointments with an army of strangers who are often ‘friends' in the virtual world. Kushan Mitra tells us how the concept of love has changed with the advent of the likes of Facebook and Twitter For better or for...

The riddle of the Unicorn

Sunday, 09 Feb 2014 | NS Rajan | in Agenda

While modern scholars have been arguing over the source and nature of the Indus Valley civilisation, whether it was Vedic or non-Vedic, NS Rajaram says that the Harappans were very much Vedic and their script was the mother of all Indian scripts A hundred years ago, it was widely believed that...

Of comics, conventions and cosplay

Sunday, 09 Feb 2014 | Ananya Borgohain | in Agenda

As the fourth annual Delhi Comic Con kicks off, Ananya Borgohain revisits the debate between vandalism and art It is that time of the year when Superman, the Avengers, Chacha Chaudhary, Flash, Batman, the Invisible Man, Suppandi, Aladdin, et al, join you for a symposium of fan convention. Comic conventions across...

Life is an experience

Sunday, 09 Feb 2014 | Yogi Ashwini | in Agenda

It is the desires that tie one to the individual consciousness. Once these are removed, the being becomes one with the supreme consciousness, writes Yogi Ashwini Love is the four-letter word on which epics have been composed, movies based, songs and poems attributed. And yet, if you look at any great...

Dreaming is avoiding our real life

Sunday, 09 Feb 2014 | OSHO | in Agenda

Life is not a dream and dreaming is not life. Dreaming functions as a blindfold and we go on missing the reality, says OSHO A piece of rock is God asleep. Nothing is wrong in the piece of rock, it has to be awakened. Hence, I have given you sannyas. You...

Briefly Speaking

Sunday, 09 Feb 2014 | Pioneer | in Agenda

Gardening promotes healthy life A new study has revealed that gardening, often considered to be an activity reserved for adults, is beneficial for children as well and they can also reap the benefits of digging, raking, and weeding. Researchers Sin-Ae Park, Ho-Sang Lee, Kwan-Suk Lee, Ki-Cheol Son, and Candice Shoemaker in...

Don’t let habit dictate you

Sunday, 09 Feb 2014 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | in Agenda

Habits die hard. This phenomenon restricts the free play of the mind. In fact, habits forcefully involve the mind so much into attending to its musings that it is not left with the time and space needed to independently discharge its functions. Consequently, mind is unable to put its exploratory...

Urdu is dying a slow death

Sunday, 09 Feb 2014 | M Hamid Ansari | in Agenda

Urdu, despite its spread across many States, finds itself to be in a condition of homelessness, says M Hamid Ansari It is to be noted that most of the 22 languages now listed in the Eighth Schedule find territorial expression in a ‘home State’. A notable exception to this is Urdu...


Sunday, 09 Feb 2014 | Pioneer | in Agenda

Body odour may be your new password Researchers are developing a new biometric technique that would allow identification of people through their body odour. Scientists at Universidad Politecnica de Madrid in Spain found that there are recognisable patterns of each person’s body odour that remain steady. Therefore, every person has their...

The art of peace

Sunday, 09 Feb 2014 | Pramod Pathak | in Agenda

Silence is the first step to tranquility. With perseverance and dedication it can be achieved The Art of War is a popular book written by Chinese general Sun Tzu over 2,500 years ago that is supposed to provide useful insights to students of management on the fine art of strategic management....



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Vehicle theft: One member of inter-State gang arrested

21 Mar 2018 | PNS | Dehradun

Dehradun police have arrested an alleged member of an inter-state gang involved in vehicle theft in Haridwar and Dehradun districts from Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday. The accused has been identified as Vikram Malik, native of Shamli, Uttar Pradesh, police said, adding that he was currently living in Haryana...

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