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Sunday, 27 Aug 2017 | Ananya Borgohain | in Agenda

What had started with computers has now infiltrated into cellphones. Mobile technology, in turn, has acquired the power to make and break lives. ANANYA BORGOHAIN studies the latest trends in apps that have taken humanity to a new low While it has been widely debated for centuries if the future would...

Patriotic poetry in times of war

Sunday, 27 Aug 2017 | MADAN LALL MANCHANDA | in Agenda

Under the shock administered by the Chinese attack on India in 1962, the wounded spirit of Indian poets reacted sharply, and remonstrative literature swept the country like a tidal wave, reminisces Madan Lall Manchanda The India of Mahatma Gandhi’s and Jawaharlal Nehru’s dreams has always championed the cause of humanity as...

An accidental heroine

Sunday, 27 Aug 2017 | ANANYA BORGOHAIN | in Agenda

What Kitty Did Author- Trisha Bora Publisher- Harper Collins, Rs 299 What Kitty Did is amusing, happy and engaging. Author Trisha Bora tells ANANYA BORGOHAIN about how Kitty represents a major part of the millennial generation and why Trisha Bora’s debut novel, What Kitty Did, is an appropriate depiction of many of the millennials...

Home-maid challenges

Sunday, 27 Aug 2017 | Avantika Pokhriyal | in Agenda

MAIDLESS IN MUMBAI Author- PAYAL KAPADIA Publisher- Bloomsbury, Rs 299 The candour and honesty of the author’s tone bring effervescence to this book which makes it hard to put down. It charts the protagonist’s journey over the span of a little more than a year in the form of diary entries, writes...

Long-term solution needed for a deep-rooted malaise

Sunday, 27 Aug 2017 | Shivaji Sarkar | in Agenda

If the Indian healthcare is run with the highest commercial interests, what happened in Gorakhpur or Kerala can never be prevented. Funds alone are not the solution. Healthcare must be treated as national emergency Tragedies shake the nation. The recent deaths of over 70 children in a Gorakhpur hospital was shocking....

A simple recipe for humanity to heal

Sunday, 27 Aug 2017 | Gaurav Gupta | in Agenda

My depression was healed because of humanity,” said Sana Iqbal, biker, depression survivor and social worker at MiTalk at the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) Heal 2017. There couldn't be a more succinct or more earnest summation for a session titled, ‘Health and Humanity’. On her ‘last...

Endless war for Afghanistan continues

Sunday, 27 Aug 2017 | Gwynne Dyer | in Agenda

Maybe, like Obama, Trump has simply decided that he doesn't want the inevitable collapse of the Western-backed regime in Afghanistan to happen on his watch. He's just committing enough American troops to the country to kick it down the road a bit In 2010, former US President Barack Obama’s Vice President,...

A nation in transformation

Sunday, 27 Aug 2017 | Rajesh Singh | in Agenda

Under Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s leadership, the scale of change India has witnessed is impressive. It has multiple characters to it — whether it is the Jan Dhan scheme, demonetisation, or digital governance, writes RAJESH SINGH The three years of the Narendra Modi Government have been eventful. There have been many...

Setting the bar high: The man for all seasons

Sunday, 27 Aug 2017 | SHWETA BANSAL | in Agenda

Arun Jaitley tells SHWETA BANSAL that the Emergency was the best political education of his life and taught him that some compromises were just not possible. Edited excerpt: On June 25, 19751, the Dark Age of Indian democracy was set in motion. Indira Gandhi imposed the Emergency and the whole country...

Blood in the Ramblas

Sunday, 27 Aug 2017 | Miniya Chatterji Lilaramani | in Agenda

No matter how many rules are laid down, we will still kill if we don’t respect each other, and are not empowered enough to act upon our volition It has been a depressing August. We must never recover from the deaths of the 60 children in the wards of the State...


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Matikala Board to hold ‚ÄėMati ki Mehak‚Äô exhibition-cum-sale

26 Sep 2017 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Madhya Pradesh Matikala Board is organising ‘Mati ki Mehak’ exhibition-cum-sale and state level prize distribution ceremony at Gauhar Mahal on September 26. The ceremony will be inaugurated by Cottage and Gramodyog Minister Antar Singh Arya at 7 pm...

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