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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

The WHY of Rise of Self-styled Godmen in India

 The article has been republished in The Huffington Post, United States too.   A land of fakirs, snake-charmers, rope-tricks, turbaned maharajas, holy cows... over seven decades of...

Another Idiot ‘Feels’ For Women

Punjabi to English translation: "Brother..I don't need my share of property.. Only that you should keep my father's house well decorated on Raksha Bandhan and bhai...

Blue Whale Challenge: Real or Hoax? Things We Must Care

Blue Whale Challenge! These three words has petrified parents and perplexed investigators for past one year. There have been increasing reports of suicides by youth...

READERS’ VOICE | Heights Of Professionalism/ Safety

How badly we all wish for discipline to be infused in our society! It's so frustrating to see people unapologetically breaking rules, wasting precious...

Not ‘Candles’ In My Name

“Junaid Khan publicly lynched but no eyewitnesses step up, CCTV footage allegedly tampered.” – Financial Express. (June, 2017) “Why 200 people did not see a dead...

Chandigarh: The Diabetes Capital Of India; With Higher Rate Amongst Youngsters & Poor

Have you ever imagined your life without sweets? Without the sugary delicacies that the world has endowed on you? Well I don't think life...

Meet Panchkula's "Nek Chand", Prabhu Dutt Gauri, Creator of Mini Rock Garden

"Creativity takes Courage." ---Henri Matisse                                      A few decades...

5 Things That Make Chandigarh An Ideal Startups Breeding Ground

Startups are no more just about the mega cities like Bengaluru, Mumbai and Delhi. Tier-II and Tier-III cities are fast picking up on the...

Short Punjabi Silent Film 'Palli' Echoes The Pain of Farmers Suicides

"....................." NO DIALOGUES, FOUR CHARACTERS, A SONG and A SHRIEK This defines PALLI, a short Punjabi Film Social issues need to be raised. And, there's no...

How CBFC Is Ruining Our Movies And Controlling Our Lives

The Central Board of Film Certification (or the Censor Board) is a statutory censorship and classification body under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of...

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