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Time is biggest constraint today

Sunday, 27 Jul 2014 | Pramod Pathak | in Agenda

Technological creations have replaced human relations; the more time we are getting, the more asocial we are becoming Post-industrial society has brought about some very significant technology-driven changes in lifestyles. Two most crucial of them in terms of impact have been the rise in social distance and leisure. Technology has definitely...

Prevent Property Disputes

Sunday, 20 Jul 2014 | Khushdeep Bansal | in Agenda

Keep family and property together, says Vastushastri Khushdeep Bansal, revealing ancient vastu knowledge and solutions It is commonly seen that over a period of time as property gets fragmented, families do too, and vice versa. If property is shared amicably, family relationships are sustained. If not, this weakens family relationships, throws...

Developing a rational religion

Sunday, 20 Jul 2014 | Swami Vivekananda | in Agenda

Same methods of investigation apply to science and religion, says SWAMI VIVEKANANDA A sage called Narada went to another sage named Sanatkumara to learn about truth, and Sanatkumara inquired what he had studied already. Narada answered that he had studied the Vedas, astronomy, and various other things, yet he had...

Briefly speaking

Sunday, 20 Jul 2014 | Pioneer | in Agenda

Got a rash? Check your devices Unexplained rash? Check your iPad. The popular tablet computer may contain nickel, one of the most common allergy-inducing metals. Recent reports in medical journals detail nickel allergies from a variety of personal electronic devices, including iPads, laptops and cellphones. Nickel rashes aren’t life-threatening, but can be...

Whistleblowing: Right or wrong?

Sunday, 20 Jul 2014 | Pramod Pathak | in Agenda

Upholding dharma is the ultimate duty of man and loyalty does not mean supporting wrong actions Integrity, fairness and transparency are said to be the hallmarks of good governance. But the question is how to ensure this. E-governance is emerging as a means to bring transparency, but still it has its...

The perfect workplace

Sunday, 13 Jul 2014 | Jai Madaan | in Agenda

A few vastu shastra rules for offices, if strictly followed, can assure prosperity in all your endeavours and enhance your financial luck, says Jai Madaan Vastu shastra is a doctrine that is followed by a lot of people when it comes to construction of houses and offices. This is one of...

Finding God within yourself

Sunday, 13 Jul 2014 | Swami Vivekananda | in Agenda

External universe is nothing but shadowy projection of our internal universes, says SWAMI VIVEKANANDA After every happiness comes misery; they may be far apart or near. The more advanced the soul, the more quickly does the one follow the other. What we want is neither happiness nor misery. Both make...

Briefly Speaking

Sunday, 13 Jul 2014 | Pioneer | in Agenda

800 new viruses in humans Scientists have mapped 500 previously unknown microorganisms and 800 new bacterial viruses in the human intestine. The bacterial viruses (also called bacteriophages) attack intestinal bacteria, said researchers. Understanding the intestinal bacteria interactions can help develop a more selective way to treat diseases. To map the microorganisms,...

Reinventing universities

Sunday, 13 Jul 2014 | Pramod Pathak | in Agenda

Dissent is blasphemy in Indian centres of excellence; there is need to establish centres of learning where ideas are nurtured and grown Knowledge is power, said Francis Bacon long ago. Sadly enough, our repositories of knowledge seem to let us down if recent global surveys — that have rated centres of...

Popularising the unpopular

Sunday, 06 Jul 2014 | John Maxwell | in Agenda

If you want to become a good thinker, start preparing yourself for the possibility of becoming unpopular. John Maxwell, in his latest book, motivates the readers to travel on the road not taken. Excerpts: Am I consciously rejecting the limitations of common thinking in order to accomplish uncommon results? There are...



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Odia version of PM’s ‘Exam Warriors’ released

14 Aug 2018 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

Governor Prof Ganeshi Lal released Odia version of ‘Exam Warriors’, written by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, here on Monday. Releasing the book, the Governor said a common child can build self a superman by strong commitment and will power...

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