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Dalai Lama to speak on 'art of happiness' in New Delhi

The Dalai Lama will speak on 'the art of happiness' at the fifth edition of the annual Penguin Lecture in New Delhi on Saturday. The previous speakers at the prestigious event have been journalist......

Hating Wendy

Devdutt Pattanaik responds to the decision by Penguin to withdraw and pulp Wendy Doniger’s book The Hindus: An Alternative History. I recently travelled to the US of A and stayed with many......

A goat, a knife and a matchbox: How Lashkar trained Kasab, others

'Within 24 hours, Ajmal and Muzaffar had reached Lashkar's global headquarters in Muridke... Passing through a succession of checkpoints, they were frisked and relieved of their mobile phones...'......

8 characteristics a leader must have: Dr Kalam

As prices rise all around us (just yesterday, the rail fares went up and there has been a proposed hike in the price of diesel as well as the LPG gas cylinder), we thought it would be a good time......

Dalai Lama speaks on life after retirement and art of happiness

To make a truly significant impact in the world, every Indian should shoulder more responsibility to build a healthy India, said the Dalai Lama on Saturday. Delivering the Fifth Penguin annual......

Land acquisition: Govt must win public trust

Of the four key pillars that hold up the land Bill edifice, namely, compensation, resettlement and rehabilitation, social impact assessment and consent, it is the last one where all the controversy......

Kaushik Basu named World Bank's chief economist

Kaushik Basu, till recently the chief economic adviser of the government of India, who created a political firestorm in April when he said here on the sidelines of the World Bank/International......

Bengal's land acquisition method wrong:Amartya Sen

Despite the "overwhelming" need for industry in West Bengal, the manner in which the state government acquired land for the purpose was a "mistake," Nobel laureate economist Amartya Sen has......
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The man who quit Bollywood to make cheese

As clouds rise up from the gentle Nilgiri hills in Tamil Nadu, in the small town of Coonoor an unlikely resident goes about his work. He has been... ...
An Extraordinary Obsession

At the last meeting of the Panchabhut group — they have come out after years of incarceration in Rabindra Rachanabali — Sriman Kshiti delivered... ...
A life of creativity and humanity

Last Saturday, I had the privilege of attending one of the gems in the exquisitely simple and beautiful garland that was placed around Bhisham... ...'s founder recalls meeting with APJ Abdul Kalam

By James Joseph I first got to know about APJ Abdul Kalam in 1996, during my studies at Warwick University in the UK. My friend Sriman's dad then... ...
A sequel to Ignited Minds

New Delhi | A number of new books by late A P J Abdul Kalam, including a sequel to his ever-popular Ignited Minds, are lined up for publication in... ...

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