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Don’t we all ?
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Don’t we all ?

September 12, 2019

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC A simple story: I parked in front of a Mall, wiping my car when a tramp approached me. From the looks of him, he had no car, no clean clothes and no money. There are times in your life when you feel generous but sometimes you just don’t…

Pet Talk
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Pet Talk

September 11, 2019

In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka gives tips on how to prevent a dog from chewing the leash By Maneka Gandhi Why do wolves howl? The ancestors of domesticated dogs, wolves howl as a form of long-distance communication, conveying a range of information. Because of the high pitch, and the suspension of notes, the sounds…

World as seen from downside-up
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World as seen from downside-up

September 10, 2019

By T.J.S. George I have hardly ever used, in more than two decades of writing this column, the word this sentence begins with — the first person singular I. Change is the stuff of life and the time for change comes when you are ordered to lie flat on your back motionless. Human bodies are…

Leading through adversities
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Leading through adversities

September 9, 2019

By Dr. R. Balasubramaniam Manikarnika (name changed both for privacy and security reasons) was a lively sixteen-year-old studying in a College near her village which was located 200 kms from the State capital of a Eastern State of India. Being a tribal girl was not easy and she was lucky to have a father who…

Down… but not out
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Down… but not out

September 7, 2019

Last night, many who were waiting for that moment of glory and pride were left screaming “Vikram yellidiyappa…” as the Moon Lander lost communication with the ground station of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).  While Vikram remains incommunicado leaving many disheartened, it has reignited enthusiasm and curiosity among Indians, both young and old, about Space…

Teachers and the Taught
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Teachers and the Taught

September 6, 2019

By Dr. K. Javeed Nayeem, MD Teachers’ Day has gone by yesterday. Although different countries across the world celebrate their Teachers’ Days on different dates thankfully most countries have this tradition. In India our age-old Teachers’ Day was on ‘Guru Poornima’ the full moon day of the month of Ashada which falls in June or…

When you assume, you are making an ass of you and me
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When you assume, you are making an ass of you and me

September 5, 2019

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC A simple story: One day, a bus driver went to the bus garage, started his bus and drove off along the route. No problems for the first few stops. A few people got on, a few got off and things went generally well. At the next stop, however,…

Jaitley put his stamp on history
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Jaitley put his stamp on history

September 3, 2019

By T.J.S. George Arun Jaitley’s connection with Gujarat led to epochal developments.  There he came in contact with Narendra Modi and chemistry got to work. Was it an accident of circumstance? Or did Jaitley, the astute Mr. Brain of the BJP, see something in Modi that others did not?  What we know is that it…

Merging for strength and diversion?
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Merging for strength and diversion?

August 31, 2019

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman yesterday announced the merger of 10 public sector Banks into four entities. The first merger, that of Punjab National Bank, Oriental Bank of Commerce and United Bank will create a super-bank named Punjab National Bank. This will be the second-largest public sector Bank in India, after the State Bank of India….

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