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Ah! India!

A land such as ours is perhaps an entity that is not just difficult to understand, but well neigh impossible. Let us first look at a word which...

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Careers in the Defence Forces

The entire country is gearing up for the 73rd Independence Day celebrations. Almost 73 years ago, on August 15, India achieved its independence from colonial rule. Numerous individuals and organizations had worked relentlessly for the cause of the country’s independence. Now that the...

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Is Immortality Possible?

‘I do not want to die in this beautiful world, want to live amongst mankind,’ so wished Rabindranath Tagore. Is death just bodily ‘absence of presence’, or...

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THE POWER OF THE “KNOWING” FEELING

Teaching our children to pay attention to and trust the “knowing” feeling inside them sometimes takes a backseat to protecting them. Although as parents we do...

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EXTENSIONS AND PROJECTIONS OF PLOTS

It is desirable that the shape of a plot be square or rectangular. But in practice it is not always so. Most of the plots are extended or reduced (i.e. having...

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THE BASEMENT VAASTU

Basements have become a necessity in multi-storeyed buildings, shopping complexes, etc. In India, residential houses are generally not provided with basements...

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Eating Out: YANCHIN

A lot of eateries and restaurants across the city have started adding a Pan Asian section to their menu in order to cater to this fast growing customer base...

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The Pride of Assam in Doldrums

Beyond the frontiers, Assam’s identity for the pan-Indians generally are: Assam Tea,  Brahmaputra and its devastating  floods, Kaziranga National Park for its...

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Millennium Kids & Social Media

The new digital age has brought about extraordinary developments in technology and has an indescribable power to influence, connect and mobilize the current...

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An Insight into Leucorrhea

    HEALTH: ASK THE DOCTOR Dr. Dharmakanta Kumbhakar Leucorrhea or excessive vaginal discharge is one of the most common gynecological problems faced...

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Mind Over Matter

My son is 15 years old and he claims to be in love with his classmate. He wants us to meet her. Right now his studies are fine but we are worried if it...

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THE POWER OF SHARING QUALITY TIME

  “Oh yes, we try our best to find time for our children, however busy we are,” “ I always try to be home when my children get back from school,” “We will take...

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Finding Hope in Despair

  In Conversation with Assamese Artist Nikhileswar Baruah Our Bureau In the art scenario of Assam and the Northeast, Nikhileswar Baruah is a prominent...