Of people and predators

Of people and predators

Sunday, 03 March 2019 | Ronica Wahi

In a Violent Land Author  - Khushwant Singh and 13 others Publisher -  Aleph, Rs 399 This collection of short stories by established authors uses powerful and evocative imagery to highlight the many wrongs in society and help create a necessary mass aversion to violence, writes Ronica Wahi In the face of the...

oddlyenough

oddlyenough

Sunday, 24 February 2019 | Agencies

Hungry bear goes for a ride on trash truck Drivers were startled to see a hungry bear that got stuck in the back of garbage truck and took a ride across a stretch of eastern North Carolina. News outlets report that a motorist called Bertie County 911 on Wednesday morning about...

Culture Lane

Culture Lane

Sunday, 24 February 2019 | Agencies

Proud of my roots: Yalitza Aparicio The Oscar-nominated Mexican actor Yalitza Aparicio, who stars in the critically acclaimed film Roma, said recently that she was proud of her indigenous roots, after a soap opera star used a racial slur to describe her. “I am proud to be an Oaxacan indigenous woman...

Collectively Sensible

Collectively Sensible

Sunday, 24 February 2019 | Miniya Chatterji lilaramani

The new version of collective intelligence stems from the disillusionment with the current top-down approach that drives the agenda of the masses There can be nothing sadder and more worthy of our concern today than the deadly attack on the 41 CRPF personnel who died in the Pulwama district of Jammu...

Briefly Speaking

Briefly Speaking

Sunday, 24 February 2019 | Agencies

Diet drinks may cause stroke Artificially sweetened drinks are not that safe as we believe. Post-menopausal women who drink two or more diet beverages containing artificial sweeteners a day appear to be at higher risk of strokes and heart disease compared with women who have less than one drink a week,...

ENORMOUS CAPACITY TO LOVE

ENORMOUS CAPACITY TO LOVE

Sunday, 24 February 2019 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi

We all love someone because in ourselves we are incomplete. Lord Krishna has said in Gita that we are His parts, says AJIT KUMAR BISHNOI I have chosen the story of Goswami Tulsidas because he exemplifies what I am trying to convey. He married Ratnavati when he was 19. He loved...

Bugsy Malone meets PG Wodehouse

Bugsy Malone meets PG Wodehouse

Sunday, 24 February 2019 | Gautam Mukherjee

Killing Time in Delhi Author : Ravi Shankar Etteth  Publisher : Westland, Rs 599 Killing Time in Delhi is a frothy and truly enjoyable tale that has no ambition to seem profound and is yet enough to establish what a prolific writer Ravi Shankar Etteth is, writes Gautam Mukherjee This short novella...

The importance of truthfulness

The importance of truthfulness

Sunday, 24 February 2019 | Sant Rajinder Singh

By following truthfulness, we will make progress and be a noble example to others searching for the way back to God, writes Sant Rajinder Singh For those treading the spiritual path, truthfulness is one of the most important ethical virtues we need to inculcate. If we are following the spiritual path...