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A MONTH OF FASTS, FEASTS, REACHING OUT

NEW DELHI, May 6 -- May, in the lunar calendar, is usually marked by fasts like Apara Ekadashi and Vata Savitri Vrat. This year, it also features the onset of Adhik Maas, 'the extra month'. Adhik Maas... Read More


A BRIEF HISTORY OF HUMAN MIGRATION

NEW DELHI, May 6 -- Philosophers and theologists have racked their brains for centuries over the existential questions of where we come from, and why we are who we are. While they struggle, geneticist... Read More


WHY WE NEED MORE MEDICAL MULTI-TASKING

NEW DELHI, May 6 -- You have a bad headache and deciding which specialist to go to is very likely to add to the pain. You can take your pick from a neurologist (for problems with the nerves in the br... Read More


KM JOSEPH CASE: SC IS ALSO RESPONSIBLE FOR THE MESS

NEW DELHI, April 29 -- 'Government snubs Supreme Court,' said a headline last week, and one cannot call it a distortion. The fate of Justice KM Joseph will now depend on what the collegium does this w... Read More


Tennis still has a long way to go

NEW DELHI, April 28 -- It was 50 years ago this week that tennis became the sport we know and love today. The small town of Bournemouth in England hosted the first-ever tournament of the Open Era, era... Read More


If our thoughts are pure, they will automatically lead to noble action

NEW DELHI, April 28 -- To make our life a meaningful one, we need to mind our thoughts and give a correct direction to it. Our thoughts are the foundation, the inspiration and the motivation behind ou... Read More


India could be the data hub for the AI arrival

NEW DELHI, April 28 -- It was an unusual turnout at the Desautels Hall, an auditorium at the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management. Nerds and geeks packed the place for a book launch, a ... Read More


Why the industrial food chain need not be India's destiny

NEW DELHI, April 28 -- In my first piece about the debate between industrial food chain and peasant food web, I had listed the four components for a grassroots food web revolution to take place: No us... Read More


Breaching the $2.5-tn barrier is not enough

NEW DELHI, April 26 -- India's GDP is expected to breach the psychological $2.5 trillion barrier for the first time in 2017, making it the sixth largest economy in the world. This progress has come on... Read More


Why the Asaram verdict matters

NEW DELHI, April 26 -- A Jodhpur court on Wednesday handed life imprisonment to 79-year-old Asaram, a selfstyled godman, for raping a minor girl at his ashram in Rajasthan. The conviction and adequate... Read More