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You can’t win in game of life

Sunday, 10 Dec 2017 | Pramod Pathak | in Agenda

It was a chance discovery. Some two decades after the death of my father, I was just going through the book shelf in which his personal books, diaries etc were stacked. While going through the different rows, I found some diaries kept alongside the books. As I browsed through the...

Pride and the secret of humility

Sunday, 10 Dec 2017 | Sant Rajinder Singh | in Agenda

We can eliminate pride by thinking about God. If we want God to enter our heart, we must eliminate I-ness and replace it with Thou, says Sant Rajinder Singh Pride of knowledge expresses itself as thinking we are better than others. Someone in the grip of this kind of pride will...

Ask god for forgiveness

Sunday, 10 Dec 2017 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi | in Agenda

God is never in favour of condemning anyone as we are His parts. We can be punished but never condemned, says AJIT KUMAR BISHNOI We, human beings, are highly fallible. It is no wonder that Shankaracharya of all people wrote a very detailed prayer to Lord Shiva in which he asked...

Briefly speaking

Sunday, 10 Dec 2017 | Agencies | in Agenda

Fish oil may save US from vision loss Omega-3 oils in fatty fish such as salmon, sardines and mackerel help cells in the eyes withstand stress, according to new research published in Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology. In laboratory tests, researchers from the Louisiana State University exposed human eye cells to constant...

Astroturf : Balanced mind provides right lead

Sunday, 10 Dec 2017 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | in Agenda

Addressing a gathering recently in Hyderabad, I posed a question before the audience: “Do you believe in God?” Majority said ‘yes’. I followed up with another question: “Have you seen God — male or female?” An old man in the audience responded: “What sort of a question is this? How...

Can goodness be taught?

Sunday, 03 Dec 2017 | Pramod Pathak | in Agenda

Good and evil have always co-existed, like the two sides of a coin. They are the two faces of reality. But since ages, goodness has been the desired objective of all societies, the preferred state. Interestingly, practising goodness has always been difficult as evil somehow seems to prevail. This is...

The glory of chanting

Sunday, 03 Dec 2017 | Dr Asha Goswami | in Agenda

The diverse names of Krishna were construed on account of his numerous forms as conceptualised in the Indian tradition, writes Dr Asha Goswami The fascinating aspect of Krishna’s personae is that he serves the only instance in the world history where a person ever acquired so vast number of names and...

Why speculate about future?

Sunday, 03 Dec 2017 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi | in Agenda

Aiming, planning, setting goals, hoping are fine but predetermining results is generally very painful, explains AJIT KUMAR BISHNOI Life can neither be all pleasures nor all miseries; it is a combination of both. They come and go. (Gita 2.14) However, when good times come, they lull us into thinking that they...

Breaking BRICS’ impasse on terror

Sunday, 03 Dec 2017 | Agencies | in Agenda

CANCER CURE BY 2018: RESEARCHERS British scientists are in the process of developing an immune therapy based on blood cells from patients who have made “miracle” recoveries from cancer, a breakthrough that could lead to potential cure for millions. Early results from tests conducted in laboratory not only signal better treatment...

Astroturf : Continuum all through the run of time

Sunday, 03 Dec 2017 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | in Agenda

Carrying forward analysis of the horary chart taken up for consideration in the previous issue, let us now track down its implication in future terms. Study revealed that the said horary chart did not simply offer an answer to the query raised, it also very clearly signalled likelihood of other...



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Himalayan region shows lack of political will: Chipko leader

12 Dec 2017 | PNS | Dehradun

The Chipko Movement leader and noted activist Chandi Prasad Bhatt said that the Himalayan region is experiencing the effects of lack of political will and absence of ground level implementation of various environmental laws. He said this while delivering the second RS Tolia memorial lecture on the occasion of International Mountain Day at the regional science centre of the Uttarakhand State Council for Science and Technology (UCOST) here on Monday...

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