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Serious Dressing

By Homai Sagar
The young professionals of our MNCs are quietly making fashion news while getting dressed up for the desk in their offices.

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My Father

Well…what can I say there are so many memories…you see I have observed him from childhood. His nature was such that he never made an attempt to teach through this and that and advise and such things, but his own examples or actions, or his reactions to any happenings. This was quite a marvellous and different way of learning. That is how my personality was shaped.

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The Pensive Prince of Denmark

Is he, or is he not Hamlet, the Dane? After having claimed for so long that the tragic prince of William Shakespeare’s eponymous play, ‘Hamlet’, had his origins in Danish mythology, literary scholars now provide evidence that Denmark’s famous prince  was, in fact, of Irish linage, a Celt, and is not a Dane at all.

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Alcoholic Unanimous

The average age of spouses was in the late 30s. Spouses of casual and abstinent subjects were more likely to be employed outside the home, mostly on a daily wage basis. In all, 13 per cent of spouses of casual drinkers were not aware that their husbands drank alcohol.

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Independence Day – Some Reflections

By Tomazinho Cardozo

Freedom is like a birth. Till we are fully free, we are slaves." These are the words of the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi, the man who guided and finally realised the dream of India forging ahead as a free country. He said these words soon after India attained independence on August 15, 1947. We will be completing 64 years of Independence tomorrow.

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Existence is not Human-centric

By Sadhguru

If there were no human beings on this planet, there would be no God talk going on among the other creatures. Essentially, it is a human thing. Human beings want to find explanations for everything, while the other creatures are okay with what’s going on in their lives. Humans want explanations for everything because their intellect will not be satisfied without answers.

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Care for your Voice

By Dr Kasturi Desai

Communication and exchange of knowledge and thought is one of the primary activities of mankind. This may be done by various methods through printed and electronic media, but the prime medium remains through words and voice.

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Sobha Singh of New Delhi

By Khushwant Singh

I had no intention whatsoever of writing about my father in my own columns. I do so because he has been maligned and implicated in the death sentence passed on Bhagat Singh and Dutt for their killing two police officers in Lahore.

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Goa’s Neglected Insect Pollinators

By Nandkumar M Kamat

Insects that pollinate plants are integral to ecosystem function and food security. There is growing concern about diminishing pollinator insect diversity and population. Wild honeybees and bumblebees are threatened all over the world and apiculturists and true champions of organic farming strongly advocate the protection and conservation of local food chains, habitats and wild population of insect pollinators.

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