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Darkness visible : The state of Indian education system

Sunday, 12 Aug 2018 | Siddharth Pandey | in Agenda

From the ostensibly ‘best’ platforms for higher education to the little known institutions of our country, a deplorable picture of neglect, unemployment, cheap politics, and sterile imagination emerges — a picture whose growth seems relentless and set to burgeon for the years to come Main kisi bhi raajya par haath rakh...

Bitten by the digital entertainment bug?

Sunday, 12 Aug 2018 | Tejasvini Akhawat | in Agenda

Entertainment has a new barrier and it’s not just controlled by money. The emphasis is on subscription to gain access to a digital fraternity, writes Tejasvini Akhawat What could be worse than being a couch potato? Perhaps, a chair worm or a bed bug. And the bug’s bite — in this...

The ever-changing face of advertising

Sunday, 12 Aug 2018 | Parveen Singhal | in Agenda

We see the recommended content/pages on our social media news feeds, which look like a part of the editorial flow of the page. This is an example of new-age native ads, writes Parveen Singhal Since ages, we all have been surrounded by content, but in the present digital era, content and...

What's in a name?

Sunday, 12 Aug 2018 | Gautam Mukherjee | in Agenda

APEX HIDES THE HURT Author - Colson Whitehead Publisher - Fleet, Rs 599 A ‘nomenclature consultant’ is hired to give a town a new name. The idea is to make sure that the new name is in sync with its chequered history and encapsulates the struggle of its original free black settlers. Going...

From a child’s perspective

Sunday, 12 Aug 2018 | UMA JAYARAMAN | in Agenda

The Friendless God Author - S Anuradha Publisher - Moonlight, Rs 800 This novel uses a child protagonist to highlight the problems and limitations that handicap the general understanding of power and prayer in the Indian society, writes UMA JAYARAMAN The central question of The Friendless God, a novel by S Anuradha, is anchored...

Cong might play Priyanka card in UP to rein in Modi

Sunday, 12 Aug 2018 | Hari shankar vyas | in Agenda

It seems that speculations over Priyanka Gandhi’s foray into active politics never stop. Some now say she will fight the Lok Sabha Elections from Raebareli, her mother Sonia Gandhi’s seat. Rahul Gandhi is not expected to leave his seat, Amethi, and Sonia will head to the Rajya Sabha in all...

Culture Lane

Sunday, 12 Aug 2018 | Pioneer | in Agenda

Demi speaks out after her overdose The American pop singer Demi Lovato has spoken out about her battle with addiction, saying she needed “time to heal and focus on my sobriety” days after media reports said she was taken to a Los Angeles hospital suffering from a suspected overdose. “I have...


Sunday, 12 Aug 2018 | Pioneer | in Agenda

Patriots fan turns Brady’s autograph into a tattoo A young Connecticut woman didn’t want to ever lose the autograph she got from Tom Brady. The New England Patriots star signed 19-year-old Megan Uhrynowski’s arm after a practice at Gillette Stadium on Monday night that she had attended with a friend. Uhrynowski,...

The power of a hug

Sunday, 12 Aug 2018 | Pramod Pathak | in Agenda

Though a now-famous hug in the Indian Parliament created a flutter and became the subject matter of social media gossip, the seriousness of a hug cannot be overlooked. It is a gesture with many manifestations. From a means to strengthen friendship bonds to a technique of public relations, a hug...

Pride of Knowledge

Sunday, 12 Aug 2018 | Sant Rajinder Singh | in Agenda

In order to lead meaningful lives, human beings must understand that they don’t know everything; they must trust God, writes SANT RAJINDER SINGH Ego manifests itself in different forms. We usually refer to ego as pride. Pride means that we think we are responsible for our attainments. We attribute all that...



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Cooperation of all necessary to achieve target: Ramsheela Sahu

15 Aug 2018 | Staff Reporter | Raipur

State of Chhattisgarh is moving faster from malnutrition to normal. But on the path, to achieve the target cooperation of all is required, said women and child development minister Ramsheela Sahu...

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