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Is technology everything in life?
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Is technology everything in life?

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC An interesting story on my WhatsApp: I had spent an hour in the bank with my dad, as he had to transfer some money. I could not resist myself and asked dad, why don’t we activate your internet banking? Why would I do that ? he asked me….

Pet Talk
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Pet Talk

By Maneka Gandhi In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka talks about cats’ adoption and its behaviour  Should you feed milk to stray cats? The traditional image of a cat licking from a bowl of milk is a misleading one. While some cats may like it for its taste, many do not find it easy to…

How not to facelift Culture
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How not to facelift Culture

By T.J.S. George Indian literature is the richer for the election of Chandrashekhara Kambara as President of the Sahitya Akademi. The sad part of the story is that the distinguished Oriya writer, Pratibha Ray, was put up as a political opponent and was defeated at the polls. A novelist and academician of international fame, her commitment…

Stop Spending & Start Mending
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Stop Spending & Start Mending

The other day I was at my parents’ house and decided to clean out my old cupboard when I stumbled upon my old school shoe. It was an old pair of black lace up Bata’s. The pair looked like it had gone through multiple surgeries to extend its life; it had white stitches all over…

China: Close to superpowerdom, but…
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China: Close to superpowerdom, but…

By T.J.S. George Confidence, authoritativeness and clear warning signals echoed from China’s published statements on the Maldives crisis. Keep off, it tells the UN. Any military intervention will be strongly resisted, it tells India. This is the new China rising to world leadership at a speed that is both remarkable and worrying. Usually China does…

Hybrid Weddings
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Hybrid Weddings

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC “Hybrid wedding” is a new term coined by the hospitality industry. Hybrid cars, one can understand but weddings? Well, it is simple. The marriages are performed in two destinations. At an exotic destination, sangeet, mehandi, cocktail etc., are done and the actual weddings are performed at home town….

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