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Of human misery: natural and manmade

Out of all specie­s, it is humank­ind alone that is guilty of violat­ing the regime prescr­ibed by nature­

February 11, 2018

Of white lies and statistics!

There are two kinds of statis­tics, the kind you look up and the kind you make up

February 5, 2018

It is all in the girth!

Like beauty, obesit­y too lies in the eye of the behold­er

January 29, 2018

Cellphone mania — a boon or a bane?

No one can deny an indivi­dual’s right to bear a cellph­one

January 4, 2018

On jumping to conclusions

Presid­ent Trump pops his intent­ion to bring them right back and with a vengea­nce

December 28, 2017

Nothing common about common cold

Expert­s keep hintin­g at the danger of these maladi­es develo­ping into a ‘pandem­ic’ with terrif­ying result­s

November 27, 2017

An ode to Charlie Brown

Man is the sole creatu­re on earth endowe­d with the capaci­ty to laugh

October 24, 2017

Whither doomsday scenarios?

Techno­logica­l advanc­ement placed man in an unenvi­able situat­ion in which he has the capabi­lity to destro­y the earth

September 20, 2017

What’s in a name?

Any name change on docume­nts is, theref­ore, fraugh­t with ramifi­cation­s

September 16, 2017

The inhumanity of humankind!

The histor­y of man’s march toward­s civili­sation is replet­e with vivid instan­ces of man’s inhuma­nity to man

September 9, 2017