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Democracy and Development
Feature Articles

Democracy and Development

October 5, 2017

By Dr. R. Balasubramaniam Democracy is increasingly being understood in India as elections and voting.  The larger role of citizen engagement and the importance of several democratic institutions in ensuring good governance is rarely internalised by many. Democracy can be meaningful and productive for the people only when institutions that are created by the legislative…

Castrated for God
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Castrated for God

October 5, 2017

By Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik – Author, Speaker, Illustrator, Mythologist In a Guru’s Ashram, I saw a young, beautiful girl who had completely stripped herself of her gender and sexuality: shaven hair, ash on her face, baggy clothes, bare feet, and complete subservience to her Guru, who she referred to as ‘master’. The men were similarly…

The keenly awaited ‘T-20’ fireworks against the OZs
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The keenly awaited ‘T-20’ fireworks against the OZs

October 5, 2017

By V.N. Prasad T-20 cricket is akin to fireworks during Diwali. In local connotation we term T-20 as “CHINNI-KOLU” game where we witness “READY-BEEEES” format. So, with the traditional Diwali round the corner, this T-20 series we hope to enjoy “CRACKERS” show rather than “PUSS” show and blaming it on inclement conditions. The momentum of…

A giant leap for Pratham Mysore
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A giant leap for Pratham Mysore

October 3, 2017

Pratham Mysore was founded by Ashvini Ranjan and his wife Shashi Ranjan as part of their post-retirement activity. They adopted two Govt. Primary Schools with 60 children in Nachanahally Palya slums in Mysore South during May 2000 not realising the many challenges they would be faced with.  Having entered the unchartered terrain, there was no…

Indians in space
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Indians in space

October 2, 2017

By Girija Madhavan The romance of space is always beguiling. Exploring the “Final Frontier” in science-fiction, television or films, foreshadowed the “Space Tourism” some millionaires experienced recently. The launch by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) of 104 Nano Satellites in one operation drew admiration; but the failure of the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, after…

An evening with Adah Sharma
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An evening with Adah Sharma

September 23, 2017

Among the new breed of young actresses, there are many from South India who have been successful in making into Bollywood. Be it Ileana D’Cruz, Tamannaah Bhatia, they have all been successful in ruling not only Tollywood and Kollywood but Bollywood as well. Adding to the list is the ravishing Adah Sharma who has been…

“Don’t become a victim of fashion”
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“Don’t become a victim of fashion”

September 23, 2017

He is among the top rated choreographers in the country with respect to contemporary dance. Having been a part of many dance reality shows, this ace dancer has gained recognition worldwide for his elegance. He is none other than Terence Lewis, the man who has introduced many talented dancers to the country and still continues…

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