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Can supernatural events be prevented?

Can supernatural events be prevented?

In normal, natural deaths, even those which occur after a period of great pain, as in many cases of cancer,...

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A tough race through the storms of Sahara

The Marathon des Sables in Morocco is an ultra-marathon, it is not called the “toughest race on earth” for nothing,...

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Cool Breeze: Return of Diggy Raja

Return of Diggy Raja Now that Digvijaya Singh has completed his 3,300 km Narmada Parikrama, it would be interesting to...

Living beyond our nature, nurture

Living beyond our nature, nurture

We all exercise leadership roles, be it in home, church or society. All of us also have the potential to...

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On My Radar: Naidu first VP to attend Rajya Sabha day celebrations

Naidu first VP to attend Rajya Sabha day celebrations Rajya Sabha was constituted for the first time on 3 April...

God is greatest mathematician

God is greatest mathematician

The distinguished mathematician, Sir Michael Francis Atiyah, who once visited Mumbai, said that God was a mathematician. This idea is...

House of God radiates peace

House of God radiates peace

“When the Lord is omnipresent, why should I visit a temple? He is with me, here, right now.” A logical...

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China’s defence budget will boost Xi’s agenda

The 8.1% increase, or US$175 billion budget, is higher than in the previous two years.   As anticipated and to...

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China’s soft power is as sharp as sharp can be

China relies on instruments of authoritarian influence by way of co-option and manipulation, to target media, academia and the policy...

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Karnataka outcome would impact Rahul’s future

The outcome of the Karnataka polls slated for next month would definitely have a significant impact on the political future...

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Judiciary cannot be held to ransom by members

Distrust between executive and judiciary is at the root of stalled appointments.   The continuing power struggle within the highest...

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From temple to statue politics

The defiling of statues is particularly problematic as it contributes to a certain caste-driven political discourse.   Secularism and often...

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Parliament must be provided with correct study on Pentavalent

The deaths of healthy children taken for routine immunisation are not acceptable.   On 18 March, The Sunday Guardian published...

Sopore: Protesters pelt stones on security personnel in Sopore of Jammu and Kashmir on April 13, 2018. (Photo: IANS)

Kashmiris are Indians, let us embrace them

The political space in the state is almost vacant, with a collapsing economic situation and disenchanted youths.   We all...

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Anatomy of a Concoction*

Since when asking for a CBI inquiry has become communal politics and shielding the ‘rapists’?   On 17 January 2018,...

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Book Kuldip Sengar for murder too

The reluctance of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to ensure that BJP MLA Kuldip Singh Sengar be placed in...