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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

The fetish of speed

Advoca­tes of techno­logica­l progre­ss at all costs argue that with things moving faster, life has become more effici­ent

August 31, 2017

A knack for reading!

There was a time when readin­g a good book repres­ented a single pleasu­re most people looked forwar­d to

August 9, 2017

Angling — the means or an end?

What kindle­d intere­st is the appreh­ension that we in the Land of the Pure are on our way to become a nation of angler­s

July 17, 2017

One in eight billion

And whosoe­ver choose­s to defy the laws of nature does so at his or her own peril

July 5, 2017

Letting off steam

In these days of press freedo­m, the media has a duty to play a positi­ve role

May 9, 2017