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The Benazir I knew

Sunday, 15 Jul 2018 | Sashanka S Banerjee | in Agenda

There are many versions of what the real Benazir Bhutto was like and why she was assassinated, but for Sashanka S Banerjee, she will always be the woman who went from offending him to befriending him, and sharing dark secrets Ironically, my first experience of meeting Benazir Bhutto was quite unpleasant,...

Between the idea and the reality: Being a teacher in higher education institution

Sunday, 08 Jul 2018 | Swati Pal | in Agenda

It’s learning how to cope with students’ academic requirements, contributing to the corporate life of the college, as well as constantly looking into one’s own personal academic evolution. A teacher needs to be a master juggler, says Dr SWATI PAL It is a sad fact that higher education in India begins...

Auckland A cosmopolitan paradise

Sunday, 01 Jul 2018 | Vissa Venkata Sundar | in Agenda

The Kiwis are large-hearted people and welcome the world with a warm smile and embrace. Cosmopolitan cities, pristine nature, and an adventurer’s paradise, this country can inject adrenaline from the word go, writes VISSA VENKATA SUNDAR Travelling to the other end of the world?”, a friend of mine said jokingly, reacting...

Fake news and its impact on technology

Sunday, 24 Jun 2018 | AMRITA BHINDER | in Agenda

Even though the world we live in is becoming increasingly reliant on technological tools, many are yet to accept their tech-friends because of concerns about privacy. But it’s about time we realised that we are still in control — probably more than ever, writes AMRITA BHINDER Look around and you’d notice...

Dairy-tales: Facts about milk you didn’t know

Sunday, 24 Jun 2018 | Swati Poddar | in Agenda

#DontGetMilked campaign aims to play an active role in bringing to light the truth behind the production of dairy and its products, writes Swati Poddar Animals are sentient beings, like humans they can observe, feel pain and happiness. In the case of cows and buffaloes, production of milk for human consumption...

Biksthang:The blessed land

Sunday, 17 Jun 2018 | Somen Sengupta | in Agenda

Biksthang is an experience of a lifetime; it needs to be told, says Somen Sengupta A copy of the newspaper that I picked from NJP station that morning was read and reread till 6 pm in that kingdom of silence. Outside my well-furnished accommodation, the world was sunk in a...

Naggar: Where heritage meets wisdom

Sunday, 03 Jun 2018 | Somen Sengupta | in Agenda

There’s more to this hill station that just visual delights and natural beauty. It also boasts of ancient city charm, a charming castle, and a research institute. The story of Naggar is a unique chapter in the book of history, writes Somen Sengupta An academically-enriched Russian family once fell in love...

An alpha global city

Sunday, 27 May 2018 | Vissa Venkata Sundar | in Agenda

Milan suffered extensive setback from Allied bombing during World War II, and that is why there is very little left of its history. The city is smart rather than attractive. The city is cosmopolitan and stylish, writes Vissa Venkata Sundar After a breathtaking and floaty experience of Venice, I embarked on...

Celebrating all mothers around the globe

Sunday, 20 May 2018 | Varda Mehrotra | in Agenda

Motherhood has the same meaning across languages, geographies, as well as species — denoting the same feelings of providing, protecting, and caring for offsprings, writes Varda Mehrotra Mother’s Day, which was celebrated with much pomp and show last week, is a day to acknowledge the critical role mothers play in shaping...

Overcoming fertility problems

Sunday, 20 May 2018 | Dr Lavanya Kiran | in Agenda

Following a healthy lifestyle and tracking fertile days can help women conceive naturally, writes Dr Lavanya Kiran Planning a baby is one of the biggest steps in a couple’s life. As one in every six couples faces fertility problems in India, this whimsical process of making a baby ends up becoming...



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Demolition continues, encroachment in gated colonies to be razed too

19 Jul 2018 | PNS | Dehradun

The court ordered anti-encroachment drive continued in Dehradun with 280 encroachments being demolished and 185 being marked on Wednesday. A total of 2196 encroachments have been demolished, 4674 have been marked and 88 buildings have been sealed so far...

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