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Mystic Mantra: The will to change

We humans too need to go through a similar process of change if we want to enjoy our life on a constant basis.

16 Nov 2018 12:08 AM

Changing place names: Fashioning potent weapons of mass distraction

The renaming and the Ram temple issue appeals to the common religious identity of the OBCs and dalits.

16 Nov 2018 12:05 AM

False info, false testimony in Rafale dogfight

The Modi govt has begun to pay French vendor Dassault 7.85 billion euros for 36 Rafale jets, or an average-per-fighter cost of 217 million euros.

16 Nov 2018 12:05 AM

Mystic Mantra: Pranaam, philosophers!

“Philosophy” derives from two Greek words: “Philia” meaning “love” and “Sophia”, wisdom.

15 Nov 2018 12:05 AM

High-stakes game in Colombo to intensify

More important, Parliament Speaker Karu Jayasuriya refused to recognise Rajapaksa as the Prime Minister.

15 Nov 2018 12:05 AM

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Mystic Mantra: Love in the truest sense

Devotion to Prophets is one of the basic creeds of Islamic faith.

14 Nov 2018 5:51 AM

‘Lone wolf’, sniper hits may see a spurt in J&K

The epicentre and levers of angst will more and more emanate from within the Valley, as opposed to across the border.

14 Nov 2018 5:15 AM

Mystic Mantra: Being a host or the hostage

Osho says: The ego is just the opposite of your real self. The ego is not you.

13 Nov 2018 1:09 AM

With INS Arihant, India rises under the sea

Arihant, by itself, is not the end, but the beginning of the sea power of the Indian State.

13 Nov 2018 1:04 AM

Mystic Mantra: Rethinking the ways we give!

A unique feature of our social bond is that most of those who give will probably never meet those whom they give to.

12 Nov 2018 5:33 AM

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At last, in UK, India’s World War I heroes get the honour they deserve

The money raised from the sale of these special “commemorative flowers” goes towards the welfare of soldiers.

12 Nov 2018 5:30 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: No extension for Hasmukh Adhia?

The next bureaucrat in line to be designated the finance secretary is expenditure secretary Ajay Narayan Jha, a 1982-batch Manipur cadre officer.

11 Nov 2018 12:21 AM

Free speech is critical to a nation’s greatness

In India we have traditionally had a lot of freedom when it comes to expression about the nature of God and of reality.

11 Nov 2018 12:06 AM

Mystic Mantra: Lalla Arifa - A Sufi-Shaivite lady

At the same time, Lalla’s poetry came crashing down on the parasitic forms of ritualism and false religiosity.

10 Nov 2018 7:11 AM

‘I am whatever I think I am’

My first stage play, called Mama Dragon, was commissioned by a company which named itself the Black Co-op Theatre.

10 Nov 2018 7:06 AM

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Pressure on Saudi builds up after Khashoggi

That Khashoggi’s premeditated killing and alleged dismemberment was a clear violation of international law is not disputed.

10 Nov 2018 6:40 AM

Mystic Mantra: Drinking from the bliss within

Those who learn to meditate can switch their attention to the source of happiness within even in the midst of sorrow.

09 Nov 2018 12:52 AM

A Sabarimala tale: When the celibate god rewarded an actress for touching his feet

Amit Shah has chastised the Supreme Court for having ruled that young women, whose entry to Sabarimala was banned, be allowed entry.

09 Nov 2018 12:37 AM

Mystic Mantra: Diwali— Light up the inner darkness

Gods, Goddesses and Celestial Beings could be pleased by surrender, devotion and following the right path (dharma) in life.

07 Nov 2018 12:52 AM

As ‘new aliens’ emerge in Assam, Mamata vs BJP tussle expands

The Supreme Court has asked for a revision and the politics around this has grown heated.

07 Nov 2018 12:49 AM

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