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The world to end in 30 years?
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The world to end in 30 years?

April 28, 2020

By T.J.S. George The story is that a man used to walk up and down London’s glamorous Oxford Street with a placard proclaiming “the end is nigh.”  The idea was to encourage people to repent their sins and prepare for the imminent apocalypse. What was only a spiritual note of caution then has now acquired…

Positivity & Filth = Happiness & Health?
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Positivity & Filth = Happiness & Health?

April 26, 2020

A few days ago the Head of Shanghai’s COVID-19 clinical expert team, Zhang Wenhong noticed something about the Indian people after watching a religious gathering on TV where the devotees were not wearing masks or practicing social distancing. He said, “Indians may not be physically immune to the pandemic but they are mentally immune.” Just…

It is a war, let us not crib
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It is a war, let us not crib

April 23, 2020

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC An Army Officer’s wife’s message, so straight, touched my heart, so thought of sharing it with ‘SOM’ readers:  “I contemplated a couple of times before jotting it down. I know probably a few will still not agree with me and bash me left, right and centre. But I…

PET TALK
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PET TALK

April 22, 2020

In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka tells about the steps to be taken to help street animals during summer By Maneka Gandhi Does a person require a licence to engage in animal selling activities? The Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change notified the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Pet Shop) Rules, 2018 in the…

THE TRUTH IS: WE ARE MEANINGLESS
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THE TRUTH IS: WE ARE MEANINGLESS

April 21, 2020

By T.J.S. George Sardar Patel’s statue at Ahmedabad was recently advertised for sale at Rs. 30,000 crore by “unknown persons.” Clearly it was someone’s idea of a joke and could have been dismissed as such. But the quality of humour is strained; it droppeth as the gentle rain for only the cultured. It blesseth him…

Covid Symptoms and Humour
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Covid Symptoms and Humour

April 19, 2020

As the lockdown continues with the ever-increasing list of symptoms for COVID-19, most of us are sure to second guess and even panic at least once during the lockdown. Initially, we were told to look out for chronic dry cough, followed by fever and then difficulty in breathing. Then suddenly diarrhoea was declared a symptom….

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