Monday, February 6, 2023

Category: Talking Tree

post-Is the Joshimath Disaster a Warning from the Gods?Is the Joshimath Disaster a Warning from the Gods?

Joshimath’s cracks in 850 homes and establishments has given rise to the question: are the Gods angry with man’s disregard of our valuable natural resources, asks REENA SINGH If you have hit the fifties or sixties decade in your life,...

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post-New Friends Alexa and Siri Take Over ParentingNew Friends Alexa and Siri Take Over Parenting

SEEMA MUNIZ wonders if we should allow ourselves to be ruled by Artificial Intelligence Our family time often consists of the three of us sitting in the living room in the thrall of cyber silence, bent over our smartphones. One...

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post-<strong>Akhtar Bhai Phoolwale</strong>Akhtar Bhai Phoolwale

While the communal warp and weft of several nations lies frayed and tattered, SEEMA MUNIZ outlines the daily pleasant exchanges she shares with a Muslim from her cosmopolitan neighbourhood It wasn’t an exchange really, but a one-way ferry, at least at...

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post-How To Live In Harmony With OthersHow To Live In Harmony With Others

Considering that all of us, each in his, her own way are parts of our own one, greater Being, SWAMI KRIYANANDA suggests 18 simple ways to live in harmony with each other The following suggestions will help you to recognize...

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post-The Legend Lives OnThe Legend Lives On

SHAILAJA GANGULY remembers the legendary singer MANNA DEY on his Punyatithi and recalls the very personal interaction she had with the warm-hearted singer on a couple of occasions If any psychic had told me that I will be Mrs. Manna...

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post-Learning To Sit StillLearning To Sit Still

SEEMA MUNIZ writes how a virus in her phone snatched away her gmail account. At first, she felt devastated, as if she had lost a part of her soul Teach us to care and not to care. Teach us to...

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post-Cry, My Beloved CountryCry, My Beloved Country

REENA SINGH laments that the pleasant memories of an India where people of all faiths lived happily together is fading away; instead, the ambience is one of discord There is ‘never a dull moment’ in our country today. I would...

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post-Underreacting: the New Powerful MantraUnderreacting: the New Powerful Mantra

In a world of outrage, you could overreact, misreact or underreact. NONA WALIA analyses underreacting, the new skill to be cultivated when everyone else overreacts   On social media, daily outrage is the new trend. Everyone is in a constant...

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post-The Joys and Sorrows of RetirementThe Joys and Sorrows of Retirement

VM SASIDHAR takes a tongue-in-cheek look at the ups and downs of retired life after four decades with a leading oil company As I was glancing through the newspaper, my wife handed over a cup of piping hot filter coffee....

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