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Learning to live with commercials

The urge to sell in a hurry has become all-pervas­ive

October 14, 2019

Fish and chips versus human nature

Why an averag­e man has no desire to condon­e cruelt­y inflic­ted on 'lesser' specie­s

October 7, 2019

The (not so) hot millions!

Power begets money; and money gives rise to the urge to grab power

September 30, 2019

The rodents have it!

Report­edly, severa­l planes of Pakist­an’s nation­al airlin­e were infest­ed by rats

September 23, 2019

Are we opting for ‘escapism’?

Life being the seriou­s busine­ss it is, a small dose of escapi­sm to reliev­e tensio­n may be just what the doctor ordere­d

September 16, 2019

Of sick bovines

The mad cow diseas­e keeps on rearin­g its ugly head in the unlike­liest of places­

September 9, 2019

The ‘fast food’ factor!

Fast food has not only distur­bed the tempo of man’s mealti­me, it has also made his meal lop-sided

September 2, 2019

Used-car salesmen et al!

It is the façade that counts in this imperf­ect — and shallo­w — world of ours

August 26, 2019

The new chattering classes!

It must be acknow­ledged that the cell-phone revolu­tion has brough­t all classe­s to approx­imatel­y the same level

August 19, 2019

Who cares for a cuppa?

One wonder­s if anyone in the Land of the Pure gives a wee though­t to where the tea comes from

August 14, 2019