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Odisha’s civilisational link with Indonesia

Sunday, 13 Nov 2016 | Rup Narayan Das | in Agenda

This cultural, civilisational, and political connect should be used imaginatively to take the relationship between India and Indonesia and their people to greater heights. Rup Narayan Das suggests how Every year on Kartik Purnima in November, the people of Odisha — earlier known as Kalinga and Utkal — observe the age-old...

A silent rebellion

Sunday, 19 Jun 2016 | Ananya Borgohain | in Agenda

Unknown to most people, in faraway Koodankulam in Tamil Nadu, some fierce women have been fighting against the nuclear power plant for almost five years now, writes ANANYA BORGOHAIN India’s quest for Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) membership at the moment has unsettled both Pakistan and China. On the other hand, with...

Being 17 in my head

Sunday, 19 Jun 2016 | ANDALEEB WAJID | in Agenda

Nobody gets to go back to when they were 17 and do over their life, but being a young adult writer is the closest I can get to that, without time travel, writes ANDALEEB WAJID Sometimes I forget how old I am. As someone who writes young adult fiction, I think...

Survival of the fittest

Sunday, 29 Nov 2015 | ANANYA BORGOHAIN | in Agenda

Right food, correct exercises, appropriate fitness gear, along with the enthusiasm to be fit assure one a happy and healthy life. Cardiovascular activities, particularly running, is one of the most convenient and effective steps to attain fitness. ANANYA BORGOHAIN explains how Fitness is not just a privilege, but also a necessity...

Coping with autism

Sunday, 15 Nov 2015 | Surabhi Verma | in Agenda

It’s important to understand that the difficulties autistic kids face are not a form of disease and therefore there is no cure. These are special and permanent emotional and psychological needs of such children. Loving attention and a positive environment enhance their natural potential, writes Surabhi Verma Did you notice your...

Simple steps to prevent pneumonia

Sunday, 08 Nov 2015 | Dr Amita Sapru | in Agenda

The disease burden of pneumonia among children in India is estimated to be among the highest in the world. These deaths occur despite the fact that pneumonia is preventable, says Dr Amita Sapru In India, several children are still dying from pneumonia and diarrhoea. Globally, these diseases are the leading causes...

Get out more!

Sunday, 25 Oct 2015 | Chandrika Behl | in Agenda

Outdoor play not only helps children stay physically fit, it also aids their emotional well-being, writes Chandrika Behl Each generation laments the good old days the days gone by of a simpler time, a happier childhood and a safer neighbourhood. And while that nostalgia for the past will always remain, this...

First human head transplant in 2017: The risks and reservations

Sunday, 18 Oct 2015 | Pioneer | in Agenda

The surgery — which will take 100 surgeons 36 hours, and cost $12.6 million — will be performed on a computer scientist from Russia who suffers from muscular dystrophy, says Ranu Joardar Imagine that it’s the 1970s or 80s and top neuroscientists declared that human head transplant is possible. Everybody would...

Saving kids from preventable diseases

Sunday, 18 Oct 2015 | Dr Naveen Thacker | in Agenda

Pragmatic integrated steps will go a long way in bringing down the mortality rate, suggests Dr Naveen Thacker A recent report by the International Vaccine Access Center revealed that India, the country with the greatest number of child deaths from pneumonia and diarrhoea, continues to struggle with improving rates of basic...

Homoeopathy and cancer

Sunday, 04 Oct 2015 | Dr Pankaj Aggarwal | in Agenda

Discard pre-conceived notions and don’t disregard homoeopathy in cancer treatment, says Dr PANKAJ AGGARWAL In today’s age, we are more prone to a diseased life than a healthy one. In order to lead a healthy life, we need to cure these diseases, but more importantly, we need to find the root...



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Street vendors reluctant to committee polls

21 May 2018 | PNS | Ranchi

With State’s biggest Urban Local Body (ULB) gearing up to conduct vendors’ committee election in June second week for formation of first Town Vending Committee, the members of Ranchi Footpath Hawkers Association covering quite a number of street vendors appear reluctant to take part in the upcoming election. Notably, as per the rule, allocation of shops to street vendors at the vendors market is done on the recommendation of the...

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