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Mystic Mantra: The modern man’s dilemma

The light of the scriptures, which was once a powerful beam that illuminated has slowly thinned out.

25 Jan 2019 12:08 AM

Mystic Mantra: Warm drafts

Born in an aristocratic family at the castle of Sales in Savoy, France, Francis was the eldest of 13 children.

24 Jan 2019 5:58 AM

New dangers along the border for India

Kimathanka is one of the smallest and most remote hamlets in the northeastern district of Sankhuwasabha of Eastern Nepal.

24 Jan 2019 12:05 AM

Mystic Mantra: Living in a land of love

The disciple has lived a life of suffering and has seen the pain that one can undergo in the world.

23 Jan 2019 1:25 AM

Let’s focus on the well-being of our young people

In order to make our country a happier place, we must focus on the well-being of children first as this would have a long-term impact on their lives.

23 Jan 2019 1:24 AM


Mystic Mantra: Forgiveness works as a safety shield

Intentionally or unintentionally, many a time, we hurt others by our words or actions and generate negative feelings in their hearts towards us.

22 Jan 2019 1:30 AM

The ‘spirit’ and timing wasn’t ‘accidental’ at all

The matter is not one of legality or constitutionality, as both support the unquestioned right to freedom of speech and expression.

22 Jan 2019 1:30 AM

Mystic Mantra: Osho - A mystic without a biography

No biography can penetrate to the depths, particularly of a man who has known the no-mind also.

21 Jan 2019 5:34 AM

Prince Philip’s car crash revives debate on age limit for driving

Everyone is wondering at the wisdom of a 97-year-old driving his own car, but he is unlikely to listen to anyone.

21 Jan 2019 5:31 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: No hurry to reform

Health being a state subject, the government is awaiting the views of the states to the proposal.

20 Jan 2019 12:05 AM


The morality police and dance bars

The dance bar usually has multiple areas and the ones on the higher floors are reserved for clients willing to pay more money for privacy.

20 Jan 2019 12:02 AM

Mystic Mantra: Sufis on ethics and politics

Some Sufis even warn of the toxic effects of mixing religion with politics.

19 Jan 2019 6:30 AM

A Brexit tragedy is unfolding

The “winners” constitute at the most four per cent of the total population of the UK.

19 Jan 2019 12:10 AM

Can learning outcomes be a poll issue in India?

The latest Annual Status of Education Report (ASER 2018) covers 596 districts in rural India and a total of 354,944 households and 546,527 children.

19 Jan 2019 12:09 AM

Mystic Mantra: Why should we praise the Lord?

From our experiences of dealing with the empirical world, we are aware of the need for applauding an action well done.

18 Jan 2019 6:54 AM


1979: How Afghanistan & Iran changed forever

The plan was to eliminate the Communist parties, which were gaining in influence around President Mohammad Daud in Kabul.

18 Jan 2019 5:08 AM

Mystic Mantra: A spiritual search

In Islam too the planet moon plays a significant role because of the use of a lunar Islamic calendar to determine the date of Ramzan.

17 Jan 2019 1:10 AM

Good news! Learning levels up in govt schools

The ASER data from 2014, 2016 and now 2018 suggest that these trends seem to be changing.

17 Jan 2019 12:22 AM

Mystic Mantra: Spiritual sounds from mystics

Every human culture produces some form of music.

16 Jan 2019 1:09 AM

Soul-searching is needed: India’s ‘ship of state’ near breaking point

Elections 2019 promise to be a vitriolic event. The muddied flags of political parties can be cleaned by a simple rinse in any washing machine.

16 Jan 2019 1:07 AM