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A new education policy

In 1835, Thomas Babington Macaulay wrote his infamous Memorandum on Indian Education . Two of the most well-known lines from this document are: ....a single shelf of a good European library is worth the whole native literature of India and Arabia ..., 1 week ago

Our Children and Grandchildren Will Be Richer Than Us, but There Is a Problem

Writing in 1830, the British historian Thomas Babington Macaulay said "If we were to prophesy that in the year 1930 a population (in Britain) of 50 million, better fed, clad and lodged than the English of our time, will cover these islands, that ...
 Huffington Post1 month ago

A short history of poetry — from ancient Greece to the Bard

Since nobody has the slightest idea where, when or why poetry began (i.e., who was the first to be overcome by the need to emote), this is a most fertile field for the bluffer. In poetry, the mists of obscurity lend a mellow fruitfulness to ...
 Bluffers.com5 days ago

We don't need religious freedom lectures from the US

'Your constant reiteration on the lack of religious freedom in India has sown doubts about the kind of information that you are being fed and based on which you seem to be making adverse references to India and its tradition of religious tolerance.' Dear members of US Commission on International Religious Freedom, It has become a virtual annual ritual for you to bash India in your report. We understand your zeal to promote a 'Flat Earth' ideology or encourage the harvesting of poor souls in ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Marital rape should be a crime

12:04 am Feminists have long debated if man created God in his own image or the other way around because it is not a crime to rape a 15-year-old girl if she is your wife, nullifying the entire Child Marriage Restraint Act, 1978, which lays down 18 ...
 The Freepress Journal2 weeks ago

Understanding Karm

There is a difference between job and karm Universe, cosmic bodies, nature, prakriti, trees, ants to elephants, moles to mountains all are doing their karm. Not their job. Whatever karm Supreme Intelligence has assigned to them, they are doing ...
 Speaking Tree3 weeks ago

Christian beheadings test our faith

Billy Watkins - Guest Columnist Wednesday, April 15, 2015 Would I have the faith and the courage to look the ISIS cowards in the eye and say, "I believe in Jesus Christ." Tweet to @BillyWatkins11 I can't explain why. Perhaps it ...
 One News Now1 month ago

'English speaking Indians compete with British youth for better jobs'

PrasarBharati Chairman ASurya Prakash on Thursday heaped praises on Indian youth for making strides in acquiring English communication skills, giving stiff competition to British youths in acquiring jobs. Delivering convocation address during the 15th ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago
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