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Her story remains unchanged

Vinod Khanna About a century ago, the birth of a daughter was a cause for worry, not only in India, but in other parts of the world too. WB Yeats expressed this worry in A Prayer for My Daughter, a … Continue reading

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Emperor of all maladies

Rajiv Sharma I AM the most serious disorder of modern times. I have spared almost none. Every passing day, I am making deep inroads into the health of society and analysts are startled at the ferocious rate of my spread. … Continue reading

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Mission impossible had its moments

Wg Cdr BS Kalara (retd) Old soldiers never die, they simply fade away, goes the saying. Having served in the Air Force, the stirrings within kept tugging at me even after I hung up my boots. But the approaching Republic … Continue reading

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Safe space in a hashtag

Jaspreet Singh AS the online space grows bigger, broader and deeper, and also noisier, it is not easy to discern and interpret issues on it. While privacy is tossed up in the air with fakes governing the matrix, it has … Continue reading

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A fragrance found & lost

Randeep Dhillon Mand Her grimy fingers ran over the glossy pages of my daughter’s book of Russian fairytales. The fascination in her eyes was unmistakable as she gazed at the vivid illustrations of galloping horses, talking dolls and twinkling trees. … Continue reading

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Lesson in brotherhood from Sargodha

Rajan Kapoor The entire country is in the grip of anger against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). Protesters are out on the streets; some innocent lives have been lost in the frenzy. Who is at fault is a matter of … Continue reading

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They, too, bear the weight

Raj Bhalla I was brought up in a sea-faring family, my father being a marine engineer. I got married to an Air Force officer, having little knowledge about the life in the armed forces. After the expiry of his leave, … Continue reading

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