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On second thoughts....... here you go!

For the first time I finally got lots and lots of mail from people who sent in the correct wrong answer.

18 Nov 2017

Fire signs and how to make up after a fight with them

They are quick tempered and during that phase they find it difficult to hold back their anger and reveal their deepest feelings.

11 Nov 2017

Coin flicks....... and playing fair!

Here’s the thing. There are two new movies playing in town, one starring Scarlett Johansson and the other Johnny Depp.

11 Nov 2017

China must be forced to join the concerted war on global terror

In today’s world, there are times when the margin between peace and anarchy is difficult to assess in any measurable manner.

11 Nov 2017

India’s foreign policies are more assertive and activist

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government and the Prime Minister himself have, over the past three years, have developed a reputation across the world of being activist and assertive.

11 Nov 2017

How well will the new ib code serve the Indian Economy?

The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) formulated in 2016 is inter alia supposed to take care of recovery of debts in a time-bound manner and also set a deterrent for other defaulters.

11 Nov 2017

A lesser victory in Gujarat can dent Modi-Shah’s image

Surprisingly the election campaign in Gujarat hasn’t generated the kind of excitement it deserves.

11 Nov 2017

Beauty assets of the zodiac signs

ibra September 24–October 23 A Libra’s best feature is their lips, it’s either a cupid’s bow or heart-shaped lips. Their faces…

04 Nov 2017

Putting a woman in ‘her lane’ won’t be tolerated anymore

The last few weeks have done more to bring in the open the sheer degree of violence against women in our society than anything else in a long, long time.

04 Nov 2017

Utilising the experience and wisdom of the ageing population a viable economic solution

The perception of ageing and its impact on society has undergone a profound change over the last couple of decades.

04 Nov 2017

An Exo-Syzygy...... following their trajectory!

Why the following problem now begins to make sense is because more than 4,000 exoplanets have already been identified, of which over 2,000 are confirmed.

04 Nov 2017

Guidance, affection, motivation can help manage pupils’ anger

Violent expression of anger and anguish against peers, teachers and educational administrators is no longer a rare phenomenon.

04 Nov 2017

When language laughs at our attempts to make use of it

They’re a writer’s nightmare, call them what you will: misprints, literals, typos, errata, printer’s devils.

04 Nov 2017

Finally a Real-List

In this list there is a true statement and a false statement whose numbers add up to give the number of a false statement. 

28 Oct 2017

India’s efforts to gain supremacy in the asian region face challenge with a stronger Xi

Political nuances reflected in the intimate environs around President Xi Jinping’s marathon address seemed to matter precious little to those chosen to attend the opening day to the 19th National Cong

28 Oct 2017

Pakistan May claim to be a democracy but there’s a silent coup by Army

In any respectable democracy, the Army Chief is subordinate to and reports to the country’s Defence Minister, who is constitutionally responsible to the Parliament and people.

28 Oct 2017

As 2019 nears, not many are excited about pyrotechnics 

It was a Diwali without fireworks this year. The Supreme Court, concerned about deadly air pollution, had issued strict orders.

28 Oct 2017

Need to end the national culture of selective forgetfulness 

In our collective reading of India’s history and in that in narrating the lives of those countless personalities who made a contribution to our national awakening—political, cultural, and educational—

28 Oct 2017

Water signs and their entrepreneurial skills

ancer June 22–July 22 Cancerians, ruled by the moon, have excellent memories and handle responsibilities with ease as they are imaginative problem…

21 Oct 2017

Academic doors should open fast and allow fresh air

The annual report of any major corporate states “the objective of the organisation is to maximise shareholder value”.

21 Oct 2017

Create congenial climate for learning in education centres

The urgency to improve learning attainments and quality of education is invariably underscored in every discourse and document on education policy formulation, reforms and implementation of the plans

21 Oct 2017