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Mystic Mantra: What is the purpose of human life?

In the absence of any clarity, most people just live life for the sake of living.

23 Jul 2019 12:07 AM

Style, grace and efficient governance in Delhi marked Sheila’s 15 years as CM

The process of constructing flyovers and the Delhi Metro were initiated by her — these have been expanded and taken forward by her successor.

23 Jul 2019 12:05 AM

Wimbledon, World Cup & Boris: It’s an exciting time in the UK

The best of all possible and most nail biting occasion of course was the World Cup cricket victory for England for the first time in 40-plus years.

22 Jul 2019 4:40 AM

Mystic Mantra: Schools should also teach compassion

The feeling of unworthiness creates hatred towards oneself, jealousy and anger towards others.

22 Jul 2019 4:37 AM

Resurgence in US-Pak ties may be on the cards

President Trump’s desire to withdraw all US forces from Afghanistan could not have been expressed at a more appropriate juncture for Pakistan.

22 Jul 2019 1:45 AM

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Dilli Ka Babu: CIC backs whistleblower

The government appointed IPS officer Samant Goel as the new chief of India’s external intelligence agency, the Research & Analysis Wing.

21 Jul 2019 12:55 AM

Moon mission a giant leap for India

India will become the fourth nation to be able to reach the moon after America, Russia and China.

21 Jul 2019 12:31 AM

Foreign policy is increasingly making an impact in polls

The defence minister Rajnath Singh has echoed similar sentiments.

21 Jul 2019 12:24 AM

Great singers, musicians continue to stay fresh

Last weekend in London, another pair of survivors gave a concert in Hyde Park.

20 Jul 2019 7:22 AM

Our schools really need to nurture the individual abilities of children

In order to understand the problem, let us first visit the need for standardisation.

20 Jul 2019 12:15 AM

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Mystic Mantra: Takht Damdama Sahib - Guru ki Kashi

Takht means a throne or royal seat and it symbolises authority, sacred and secular.

20 Jul 2019 12:14 AM

A battle over culture? India, China & heritage of Kailash Mansarovar

Having traversed across the mighty Himalayas for several years, up to 20,000 ft, several points occur to this columnist.

19 Jul 2019 12:05 AM

Mystic Mantra: The inherent power of worship

True worship is an expression of one’s devotion, reverence and gratitude to someone from whom one has gained immensely.

19 Jul 2019 12:05 AM

Tensions simmer in Tehran, hard times for Bibi

The point is that the Shias latched on to Karbala, a relatively recent event in history, as the ideal for morality and sacrifice.

18 Jul 2019 11:59 PM

Mystic Mantra: Gold of character must pass test of fire

God then finds ways of washing and sifting us as thoroughly as possible by providing us His Word and teachings through our scriptures.

18 Jul 2019 2:48 AM

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Space race notwithstanding, moonwalk a feat of mankind

f the Soviets were reaching for the moon, the Americans were determined to beat them to it.

18 Jul 2019 2:42 AM

Trump, Saudis & Iran: Is toppling in the offing?

The measure seeks to authorise the President to suspend US visas of Saudi citizens, including specifically government employees and descendant

18 Jul 2019 12:05 AM

Mystic Mantra: The virtues of tolerance

Tolerance helps us understand humans and build trust with people.

17 Jul 2019 2:28 AM

Link between cricket and the nation was neither natural nor inevitable

And why forget that even the West Indies inducted a white player in the squad against New Zealand in the 1970s.

17 Jul 2019 2:24 AM

Iran deploying proxies to resist US coercion?

How proxies fit into the genre of modern warfare is an important aspect to analyse to assess the emerging threats in the Middle East.

17 Jul 2019 2:14 AM

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