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IMA through the rear-view mirror

Col DS Cheema (retd) Since the past few months, I have been travelling to Mussoorie on the invitation of Lal Bahadur Shastri Academy of National Administration to share my management teaching experience. I undertake the almost six-hour journey for two … Continue reading

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It happened in times of telegram

Pankaj Deo Millennials may have used or heard of telegram messenger, an app that can instantaneously send heavily encrypted messages that are capable of self-destructing, but they perhaps know little or nothing of its 19th century namesake, telegram — the … Continue reading

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Old names… feel like old times

Rajiv Sharma What’s in a name? A lot if you are in India. The name of a man, locality, village or a city speaks volumes about the character and characteristics of the person or the place if one happens to … Continue reading

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Little by little, space has vanished

Sudhansu Mohanty My first memory of any earthly object that stirred my toddler’s soul is space, afforded by the football field abutting our home on Cuttack’s medical college campus. It was big, a feast for a child’s eye. It granted … Continue reading

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The seventh river of peace

Rajan Kapoor India and Pakistan can sink their differences and live in eternal peace. But the precondition is that the seventh river of love and friendship starts flowing between the two nations. What else would be a better occasion than … Continue reading

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Pakistan as we don’t know it

Charanjeet Singh Minhas A few months ago, my wife and I decided to do the unthinkable: visit Pakistan. Before boarding the Philadelphia-Lahore flight last month, I wrote an op-ed for Pakistan’s The Daily Times, but never anticipated the reaction on … Continue reading

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Paighaam of love and friendship

Sumit Paul The opening of the Kartarpur corridor should further strengthen the bonhomie, for Pakistan has important Sikh shrines like Nankana Sahib, Panja Sahib at Hasan Abdal, an hour’s drive from Islamabad, and Lyallpur (now Faislabad) gurdwara. Though there have … Continue reading

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