Mantras to resolve India’s water crisis

Mantras to resolve India’s water crisis

Sunday, 18 August 2019 | Pamarty Venkataramana

While a strong legislation can end mindless destruction of water bodies by prosecuting violators, innovative ideas and incentives like water-credits or tax benefits can make informed citizens ‘custodians of water’ The severity of the water crisis in India can be gauged from the fact that it was one of the most...

Astroturf | Rein in monkey-mind for success

Astroturf | Rein in monkey-mind for success

Sunday, 11 August 2019 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo

Invariably, human mind, unless otherwise consciously reined in, behaves like a wild monkey, that is randomly and unmindfully jumping from one branch of a tree to the other. Ever noticed children? Oblivious to implications, they keep shifting attention from one object to another in rapid succession, their curious minds keen...

Serendib a tale of two cities

Serendib a tale of two cities

Sunday, 11 August 2019 | Navneet Mendiratta

The island country of Sri Lanka offers an array of experiences and activities for nature lovers and adventure seekers, writes Navneet Mendiratta, as she explores the cities of Galle and Tangalle along its southwest and south coast First time in Sri Lanka?” A routine question at the immigrations counter had me...

Live like a local

Live like a local

Sunday, 11 August 2019 | Navneet Mendiratta

Increasing number of travellers are getting hooked to Bread and Breakfast arrangements that allow them the experience of staying at unique locations with a personal touch and comforts of home, writes Navneet Mendiratta Twenty seven-year-old Jaya Gopal has been planning her upcoming wedding very meticulously. From a destination wedding at a...

ISIS strives for resurgence in Iraq and Syria

ISIS strives for resurgence in Iraq and Syria

Sunday, 04 August 2019 | AP

Leaders of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) are aiming to consolidate and create conditions for an “eventual resurgence in its Iraqi and Syrian heartlands”, experts have told the United Nations’ Security Council (UNSC) in a new report. The panel of experts said that the process of ISIS consolidation...

Astroturf | Shiva is all about inclusiveness

Astroturf | Shiva is all about inclusiveness

Sunday, 04 August 2019 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo

Picking up threads from the previous issue, let us now see how Lord Shiva, engages with multitude of existences forming his entourage, each unique and at variance with others. He, despite evolutionary barrier of incommunicability amongst them, remains in accord with all of them at the same time. Overlooking their...

The importance of sadhana

The importance of sadhana

Sunday, 04 August 2019 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi

To reach a higher level in spirituality and attain ultimate sukha, one must connect with God through sadhana and tapasya, says AJIT KUMAR BISHNOI We, human beings, have been designed to go through five stages to reach the top level. These stages are annamaya, ie state of a child, when we...

A promise and a prayer

A promise and a prayer

Sunday, 04 August 2019 | Radhanath Swami Maharaj

While Raksha Bandhan is cherished for the harmonious message it emits, we must understand it is incomplete without God in focus, writes Radhanath Swami Maharaj August 15, 2019 is caught in a rare paradox. As usual, it is the acclaimed day of India’s freedom from foreign rule but at the same...

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Game on!

18 August 2019 | Pioneer | Agenda

Krishna, the nation builder

18 August 2019 | Dr. Asha Goswami | Agenda

Happiness in digital world

18 August 2019 | Dr Awdhesh Singh | Agenda

Faith does more than heal

18 August 2019 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi | Agenda

Astroturf | Let love play the game changer

18 August 2019 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Art for the soul

18 August 2019 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer