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Vol 5 Issue 15, Apr 11 - 17, 2014
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Looking back
Looking back

As an Indian spacecraft zooms to Mars, Sam Rajappa recounts a story of sabotage aimed at stalling cryogenic research, which cost some scientists their careers and reputation

  Posted    16-Nov-2013   
Opening up
Opening up

Closing the heavy glass door behind, to join the dancing girls, opens a world of fantasy, colour music and rhythm which is a getaway from the mundane for Saborna Roychowdhury

  Posted    25-Apr-2013   
Get ‘em right
Get ‘em right

How does one make New Year resolutions count? Giving tips for keeping the resolutions for 2013, Roopleen Prasad says, ‘New Year is the best time to turn over a new leaf in life’

  Posted    04-Jan-2013   
It’s time
It’s time

Managing time is more crucial in today’s world, says Roopleen Prasad, giving tips on ways to go about it while quoting famous personalities who had something to say about time

  Posted    07-Dec-2012   
Don’t clutter
Don’t clutter

Being organised and systematic is a must to succeed, says Roopleen Prasad, whose tips for accomplishing tasks are: First, de-clutter and plan, and never take up tasks in random

  Posted    02-Nov-2012   
Take charge
Take charge

To do amazing things in life and accomplish goals, you have to be proactive and take responsibility of your life, says Roopleen Prasad, giving valuable tips for making it big

  Posted    05-Oct-2012   
Saying it when it matters
Saying it when it matters

Whenever D Om Prakash misses his mom, he remembers the day he held her hand and said, “Ma, we all love you very much.” Don’t hold back love. Say it when it matters, he says    

  Posted    21-Sep-2012   
Wise man from East
Wise man from East

East should develop its concepts and scales in assessing customer services, says M J Xavier who debunked a research finding that companies in the West are more market oriented

  Posted    07-Sep-2012   
Silence of vultures
Silence of vultures

During an early morning walk, the sight of overflowing garbage triggers a thought process in Maitreyee Chowdhury, making her wonder what happened to the good old vultures

  Posted    01-Sep-2012   
Create public spaces
Create public spaces

Indian cities need to develop attractive public spaces like those in Singapore and make use of railway stations and bus terminuses for the purpose, says Aparajithan N

  Posted    29 Aug 2012   
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