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CBSE should move to bits and bytes

As the MHRD committee submits its report by May 31, here are a few reasonable expectations to ensure that the recommendations defeat the ‘con’mighty forces.

21 Apr 2018

It hardly matters in India which government of the day deals with Bangladesh, reverse isn't true

Bangladesh is now at the receiving end with little scope to reverse the flow or afford the expenditure to continue playing host.

21 Apr 2018

Save Hinduism from Fake Hindus to Keep the Faith

National normalcy provides the right atmosphere for social growth. In its balmy warmth flourishes civilisation, enabling the arts, science and philosophy to shape the times, and for future generations

14 Apr 2018

It is Time to Look Within and Quell the Fire

Decades ago James Baldwin had written the book Fire Next Time issuing a grim warning about the seething rage causing unrest among the Afro-American community that could explode like a volcano

14 Apr 2018

New India Awaits its Tryst with Triumph

Reading about New India in the dailies or watching the news channels, with their OTT stories of doom and gloom, can be enervating. Talking to citizens of new India, however, is always enlightening, ev

14 Apr 2018

The Balochistan Issue Heats Up in Pakistan 

Fed up with the domination of his country by its Punjabi-dominated army, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was swept to power in the 1971 elections, in what was seen as a referendum on his ‘Six Points Formula’.

14 Apr 2018

How Air Signs Deal with Sadness and Loneliness

They are associated with the nervous system, so they’re naturally high-anxiety people. They need people around to help them feel connected to reality. Solitude amplifies Gemini’s nervous temperament,

14 Apr 2018

Child’s Play

  ... in a Utopian world!

14 Apr 2018

Is the Great Jugaad Robbing Us of Creativity and Scientific Invention?

Sage Narada once came to Kailasa with a mango and gifted it to Lord Shiva. The sage claimed one can attain atmabrahmavidya—the knowledge of divine self—by consuming the fruit.

14 Apr 2018

How earth signs deal with sadness and loneliness

People of this sun sign are known for stubbornness, materialistic values and a need for security.

07 Apr 2018

Impeachment Circus: CJI will have last laugh

The Congress and NCP are busy mustering support from Opposition MPs to impeach Chief of the Supreme Court, Justice Dipak Misra.

07 Apr 2018

A question of marriage and sexual misconduct

In a bizarre turn of events, the Gujarat High Court ruled that marital rape is not a criminal offence under Section 375 of the Indian Penal Code.

07 Apr 2018

Kids deserve safe and secure learning space

Practically every day one comes across reports from various places of the country of girls committing suicides because of harassment.

07 Apr 2018

The countless narratives that plague the impossibility of a third front

The TMC too will face an existential challenge from within, with factions and powerful syndicates clashing among themselves.

07 Apr 2018

Modi’s enemies are not the opposition but BJP leaders

Party chief Amit Shah faces an unwelcome expenditure of energy in re-engineering the organisation’s thought process and conduct.

07 Apr 2018

Mean streets again ... and time to don the thinking caps too!

How can a 3 × 3 × 3 cube be divided into 20 cubes (not necessarily the same size)?

07 Apr 2018

How fire signs deal with sadness and loneliness

These people need action and they have trouble with complicated situations that require subtlety and finesse.

31 Mar 2018

Instrument landing... and applauding creative vision!

I can’t understand why they don’t shoot several extremely high res split-second timed videos from inside the cockpits of various kinds of planes making absolutely perfect landings during 100 percent v

31 Mar 2018

Is Gorakhpur the iceberg that will sink BJP?

he shocks administered by the voter to the over-confident and arrogant BJP in Gorakhpur and Phulpur are—some suggest—just the tip of the iceberg that is going to sink this Titanic.

31 Mar 2018

Trump tantrums rock global economy

Trump’s trade measures make it clear that he will be ruthless and not necessarily reliable in dealing with allies and foes alike.

31 Mar 2018

Hindi is side-stepping diversity and trying to creep in through the back door

Except the four major South Indian languages, Hindi films have managed to wipe off the once flourishing movie industries of Bengal, Odiya, Marathi, Gujarati, Punjabi, Assamese, etc.

31 Mar 2018

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