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Working aptitude of the last six signs

They are popular in office due to their charm and effervescence. As they are always seeking balance, they transfer that energy into creating a fair workplace.

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Shingle shot solution...and all’s well that ends well!

Okay here’s the reason if you promise not to laugh. I had chicken pox.

5 hours ago

Indian Men Drunk on Power and Ignorance

Politicians are people, too. They have the same flaws as others. In our obsessive deification of the powerful and fear of leaders, we forget that crucial fact.

17 Feb 2018

BJP can No Longer Remain Complacent

The Budget has been ‘presented’ by the Finance Minister but it hasn’t created any ripple, far less a favourable wave.

17 Feb 2018

The Sari is Six Yards Ahead of Time

Unlike many friends, I don’t claim to be a fan of Sabyasachi, the designer. I enjoy the detailing that goes into the campaigns that herald his new collections; I admire his larger-than-life presentati

17 Feb 2018

Solving the Maldives Dilemma Imaginatively

Recent developments in the Maldives, where President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom has declared a national emergency, arbitrarily arrested the country’s Chief Justice Abdulla Saeed and his half-brother

17 Feb 2018

Unity in Hinduism was Achieved by Accepting and Assimilating Differences

There is a beautiful legend I had heard in my childhood. Melpathur Narayana Bhattathiri was an erudite Sanskrit scholar of medieval Kerala.

17 Feb 2018

First Six Zodiac Signs and their Working Aptitude

People of this sun sign are ambitious and goal-oriented, working best by themselves or by directing others— they lead or do it alone.

17 Feb 2018

Water Signs: Where You Should Travel in 2018

For relaxation Cancerians need water and tranquillity. They do not like group trips as they often get overwhelmed by too many strange faces.

10 Feb 2018

Honour the Democratic Indian, Not Royalty
 

On history’s door, opportunism knocks more than once. Queens are in the news, whether it be Padmavati or Rani Lakshmibai. In a country where the Privy Purse that gave tax-free money to royals was abol

10 Feb 2018

Knocking on the Wrong Doors for Justice

Four senior judges of the Supreme Court (J Chelameswar, Ranjan Gogoi, Madan Lokur and Kurien Joseph) created a history of sorts when they held a press conference to hold Chief Justice Dipak Misra

10 Feb 2018

No Crunch Please, We are Women

Are you the kind of person who likes to noisily tear open a bag of chips and wolf down its contents, enthusiastically crunching each wafer and licking the leftover masala off your fingers and, sometim

10 Feb 2018

Budget Confronts Challenges in Education

Challenges in education are on the rise, both in measure and magnitude. Amongst these, references are invariably made of the severe deficiencies in infrastructure support and the inadequacy of professionally equipped manpower across the board.

10 Feb 2018

The Soil of India Alone could Sustain and Water the Experiment of Auroville

It was an age when the Cold War raged dividing the world into power blocs, with global equations and relations often on tethers and on the verge of a grand clash, when young minds across the globe

10 Feb 2018

Air signs: Where you should travel in 2018

They prefer the holidays that offer them variety without a scope of getting bored.

03 Feb 2018

Treat criminals as they are. not as civilians.

Finding a political solution to Kashmir is the holy grail of Indian politics.

03 Feb 2018

‘Hurt sentiments’ not a privilege of one caste

It seems that words, barbed or sugar-coated, are irrelevant in these dark times when goons—apparently enjoying the protection of governments—can terrorise innocent schoolkids.

03 Feb 2018

Asean: the right way ahead for India

Few diplomatic events in India in recent days have received as much international attention as Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s invitations to the 10 ASEAN Heads of Government, as Chief Guests, during I

03 Feb 2018

If one needs weapons to defend an idea, it is not even worth protecting

Thiruvilaiyadal Puranam that is enacted in the Madurai Meenakshi Temple during the Meenakshi Sundareswarar temple festival talks about this wonderful story that became popular across South India owing

03 Feb 2018

Tracking happiness no laughing matter

Morning breaks with WhatsApp greetings, seeking to spread love, wellness, and cheer.

03 Feb 2018

Grow up Trump. you make a mockery of yourself.

The White House buzz this week was that Donald Trump mimics the accent of Narendra Modi; the man he tweets is his friend

27 Jan 2018