Editorial

Gods and goons
Editorial

Gods and goons

December 29, 2017

God has been perceived by the land’s people for long as a divine force protecting the good-natured and punishing the other kind. Scholars spiritually-oriented also have a fascination during their discourses to impress upon their audiences that good will ultimately stump the evil. They further aver that one has to wait patiently for that to…

Addicts and administration
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Addicts and administration

December 28, 2017

Governments, both at the Centre and in the States are in a state of overdrive passing Laws and scripting Acts with the laudable aim of reining in the undisciplined mass of 130-plus crore headcount in the country. The more the Laws and Acts, the more the indiscipline of people across the entire cross section of…

Towards wholesome prosperity
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Towards wholesome prosperity

December 27, 2017

Countries across the world used to be classified into developed and underdeveloped until a few years ago, in the circles of the United Nations. In line with the practice of avoiding terminology likely to be perceived as discriminatory in the parlance of the world’s ombudsman-like body, the latter classification was modified into less developed and…

Doctors: More sinned against than sinning
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Doctors: More sinned against than sinning

December 26, 2017

The Bard of Stratford Upon Avon, Shakespeare wrote the words in italics chosen for the caption of today’s column, while presenting the character Shylock, the uncompromising money-lender in Merchant of Venice. Demanding his pound of flesh from his truant borrower made Shylock the sinner in the verdict of some critics while some others felt he…

Grooming future leaders
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Grooming future leaders

December 25, 2017

Kings of all hues as well as chieftains of comparatively smaller territories than kingdoms in times of both distant past and lot later, whose rule and tyranny respectively have been mentioned by chroniclers, either briefly or in eloquent details, have been Virtual leaders of society in their times, understandably by virtue of their authoritative perch…

Tracking talent
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Tracking talent

December 23, 2017

Universities in the marked set of countries outside India, particularly the countries of Europe and Americas, are in a virtual competition to admit students based on their credentials, both academic and extra-curricular. Equally so, companies abroad are in a race for getting hold of talented human resources for obvious reasons in the hope that the…

Music at crossroads
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Music at crossroads

December 22, 2017

The classic tag to music, literary works, attire and so on originating in different regions of the country represents the refined tastes of a bygone generation. Classical music used to be music to their ears, classics among the literary works used to be their immortal possessions showing the world its own shame (as Oscar Wilde…

Advisory on advertisements
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Advisory on advertisements

December 21, 2017

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) of companies in India mandates the corporate sector to give something back to the society on the ideology that companies take resources in the form of raw materials, human resources and so on from the societal sources. The Ministry of Corporate Affairs has notified the provisions of the Companies Act 2014…

Lifestyle diseases and deaths
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Lifestyle diseases and deaths

December 20, 2017

Health buffs, whose presence in society nowadays is marked by only the talks they deliver before mostly their captive audiences on the steadily expanding health issues and also articles some among them take trouble to write for publication in the exclusive columns of their chosen popular dailies, including this one, as arbiters of wellness of…

Robots, AI and Engineering  graduates to fight it out
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Robots, AI and Engineering graduates to fight it out

December 19, 2017

Days of describing India as an agrarian economy are coming to an end at an unprecedented pace year on year. Given the steadily declining share of the land’s industry sector to its annually created wealth, one cannot be faulted to question the view that India is a growing industrialised region of the world. In the…

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