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A P J Abdul Kalam: All human beings carry divinity inside themselves

'This can lift us out of confusion, misery, melancholy and failure, and indeed guide us when it is contacted.' 'For us to ignite our spirituality, we need to look inward and transcend our egos. We......

Mr Modi, don't avoid the 'P' word

'The avoidance of the 'P' word had less to do with reality and more to do with the politics -- domestic and international -- of Mr Modi and his efforts to both appear statesman-like (vis-a-vis......

Good God! Thou ate beef?

'If policy-makers hold the lives of animals to be more significant than the welfare of a human populace, I can't believe that they're likely to do anything progressive for India.' Almost 17 years......

Sony Photo Awards: 12 STUNNING shots!

The 2015 edition of the Sony World Photography Awards, the world's biggest photography competition, has announced the shortlists for its Professional, Open and Youth competitions. Recognising......

Tolerance as a duty is a pre-requisite to making India

If democracy is to survive and thrive, duties have to be as important as rights and tolerance must be the foundation of public and private life, says Rajni Bakshi. A hundred years after he landed......

The utopian myth of India's double dividend

Sheila Dikshit, chief minister of the Indian capital territory of Delhi, looks neither fat nor nervous, but she was disarmingly frank this week about the difficulties of coping with an annual......

India needs net neutrality? Pros and Cons

It is not that Bharti Airtel has decided to give net access free - it is the websites that pay for the air time while you surf. This is really at the heart of the issue, says Bhupesh Bhandari.......

10 factors that make a city really smart

The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government has certainly focused India's attention on the urbanisation imperative and got the "smart city" concept buzzing. Image: Indian government has......

India's systemic flaws, a big barrier to growth

Apart from inadequate infrastructure, which must be well-orchestrated to achieve supportive ecosystems for investment and operations, the tax-claims fallout continues to undermine growth prospects.......

India @ 65 - Republic without responsibility

The experiences of 2G scam have demonstrated that at 65, India can be best described as a Republic without Responsibility; a Democracy without any Duty, writes M R Venkatesh. The 2G scam, I......

Review: Jai Ho! Democracy is more silly than satirical!

 'Jai Ho! Democracy is a hasty uptake of news channels and papers drawn into a skit that's too short on subtext to be a realised satire and too silly to be taken seriously', writes......

The Hundred-Foot Journey, served with a lot of heart

The Hundred-Foot Journey treats its Indian characters with respect, discovers Aseem Chhabra/Rediff.com Someone first reading the premise of The Hundred-Foot Journey may think it is an implausible......

The World Before The Indian Woman

In the documentary The World Before Her, a young girl has to submit to the will of her father for a most gut-wrenching reason: 'He let me live… I am a girl… but he let me live.'......

Review: Tom Hanks' Electric City is intriguing

AnkurPathakfeel theamazing animation, complemented by a good voice over makes Electric City worth a watch. Hollywood actor Tom Hanks has launched an inventive direct-to-web animated series called......

Trailer: Ayesha Takia returns with Mod

Nagesh Kukunoor may not have made brilliant cinema he's known to make in his latest works (8X10 Tasveer, Bombay To Bangkok) but the director isn't done with films yet.He recently launched......

India-Pakistan series is more than cricket: Dravid

'If you look at it from the cricketing perspective, it is always exciting to play against Pakistan' Former India captain Rahul Dravid shares his thoughts on Pakistan hosting India in a series in......

India have reasons to oppose DRS, says ICC CEO

The Board of Control for Cricket in India does "have its own reasons" for opposing the controversial Decision Review System (DRS), says International Cricket Council Chief Executive Dave......

Time stands still for Indian soccer

India are taking a trip to Japan for a World Cup qualifier next week, a journey to another galaxy in soccer terms.Twice Asian Games winners, in the inaugural edition in 1951 and again in 1962,......
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We had Values in Public Life, then We Lost them. Now We have Only Dream-Givers to Guide Us

Bharthruhari, king of Ujjain, elder brother of Vikramaditya and sage poet who gave us subhashita, inspirational verse, was talking of life's... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/columns/t_j_s_george/We-had-Values-in-Public-Life-then-We-Lost-them.-Now-We-have-Only-Dream-Givers-to-Guide-Us/2015/08/02/article2952426.ece
No rats were killed in writing this column

Remy, the anthropomorphic rat who cooks, serves a dish named ratatouille in the Pixar film of the same name. Ive decided to migrate to the... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Leisure/NnJMHL1JaiuRTD3hxndWXP/No-rats-were-killed-in-writing-this-column.html
Charged Debate Over Yakub Memon Overlooked This

Yakub Memon is dead and buried. The debate over the circumstances of his arrest and quantum of guilt in the Mumbai bombings of 1993 is infructuous... ...

http://www.ndtv.com/opinion/charged-debate-over-yakub-memon-overlooked-this-1202377?trendingnow
All human beings carry divinity inside themselves

'This can lift us out of confusion, misery, melancholy and failure, and indeed guide us when it is contacted.' 'For us to ignite our spirituality,... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/special/exclusive-excerpt-from-a-p-j-abdul-kalams-latest-book/20150730.htm
Bihar elections 2015

Most political observers and commentators seem to agree that the coming elections to the Assembly in Bihar will not only be important but perhaps... ...

http://www.kashmirtimes.com/newsdet.aspx?q=43438

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