Editorial

To be or not to be? That is the question
Editorial

To be or not to be? That is the question

January 30, 2018

In a overheard brief exchange of pleasantries between two elderly relatives hailing from the same village, both well past their eighties, one of them a dropout in primary school and the other retired for many years after service in the government, the diverse outlook to life (and death) was witnessed. The interaction lasted barely a…

Life with wisdom
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Life with wisdom

January 29, 2018

An expression not in the air nowadays to the extent it is needed to lead life with wisdom namely, Eat to live and not live to eat tells all about Ayur Veda (Science of Life) in the simplest manner as it were. Describing Ayurveda in many commonly noticed ways has turned fascinating. Some have portrayed…

Isolated, but not lonely
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Isolated, but not lonely

January 27, 2018

At least two laws of life and death cannot be questioned. One is that human beings come to this world alone (barring cases of twins or more delivered at the same time) and depart alone (barring the now-banned sati). The second law is that death is unavoidable, being a certainty. The journey from the cradle…

Tailed ancestors, Tailless descendants
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Tailed ancestors, Tailless descendants

January 25, 2018

The term tail, for the sake of this column, is to be understand as the hindmost part of an animal, especially that forming a distinct, flexible appendage to the trunk. The intent is to take up the case of simians (excluding apes which don’t have the appendage) juxtaposed with homosapiens (modern humans) in the context…

Past ruins, Future ruins
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Past ruins, Future ruins

January 24, 2018

The term heritage, as commonly understood by both lay people and the knowledgeable flock has many components, namely 1) History and society; 2) Biology, 3) Arts and media, 4) Music, 5) Organisations; 6) Political parties; 7) Institutions of learning; 8) People and so on not to forget foods. Without hurting that understanding of the magic…

Mighty Media
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Mighty Media

January 23, 2018

An opinion that disappointed avid readers of newspapers, particularly the senior citizens, was expressed in some circles not too long ago that the end of the era of dailies was nearing. Digital technology, the harbinger of every human activity coming under the sway of electronics, sounded as the culprit behind the dreaded eventuality of people…

Tourism Saboteurism (?)
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Tourism Saboteurism (?)

January 22, 2018

Liberty has been taken in this column to coin an unfamiliar term in the caption above to drive home a point of considerable relevance and importance to the country in general and its people in particular, fully aware of the fact that the English language lexicon has not yet included it but in the hope…

Gresham’s Law of Money in the World of Clothes
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Gresham’s Law of Money in the World of Clothes

January 20, 2018

A postulate commonly attributed to Sir Thomas Gresham (1519-1579), an English Financier, but the original principle, said to have been stated at least forty years before by Nicolaus Copernicus (1473-1543), namely Gresham’s Law is a monetary principle stating that ‘bad money drives out good.’ The term ‘bad money’ does not mean counterfeit coins and should…

5D image of Life
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5D image of Life

January 19, 2018

Technology has made it possible to create 3D image of various articles in daily use on paper, which is itself a two-dimensional article, also an article the presence and sway of which is all-conquering. However, the resolve of the top brass to promote digital technology in all spheres and say good- bye to use of…

Flirting with fire
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Flirting with fire

January 18, 2018

Electricity is considered to be a good servant but a bad master, the currently most indispensable source of energy literally powering the wheels of commerce, industry and life of people at large to an extent that one can never fathom. Ignorance about the care and caution in using it and consequent neglect of proper maintenance…

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