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

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

It’s in the mind

Breaking mental barriers is the key to overcome shortcomings, says Roopleen Prasad who cites examples of celebrities who have courted success with a big heart and a strong will

Just do it

Self discipline is the secret of success, says Roopleen Prasad, adding that those who worked their way from the bottom to top have trained themselves to do what they should do

 

Where to hangout

Indian cities need imaginatively designed public spaces, where people could chill out without having to sneak into shopping malls that are now meeting this need for many, says Aparajithan N

Fear not

Elucidating the devastating effects of fear on people’s life, Roopleen Prasad shows us the ways to overcome fear by quoting successful people who have looked fear on the face

 
Travel easy

People with diabetes can bid farewell to their anxieties while travelling if they take adequate precautions, says Dr. C M Batra, giving them a check list of do’s and don’ts

Stand and wait

Giving a formula for success, Roopleen Prasad lists perseverance as the main ingredient by citing examples of sportspersons like Yani Tseng and politicians like Nelson Mandela

Know your strength

There are seven forms of human intelligence. Find out what is yours and focus on it to be successful and happy, says Rekha Shetty, in her advice to the youth and parents
 

You can overcome

Overcoming hardships, failures and adversity needs a resolve to accept responsibility of your life, says Roopleen Prasad, applauding Yuvi’s steely resolve to fight cancer

Doomsday 2012

Indian space scientist and former ISRO chairman, U R Rao, rubbishes predictions of Doomsday or “Pralaya” destroying the earth in December 2012 calling it totally false, mischievous, and unfounded

Crack — the whip

Communications Minister Kapil Sibal wants to regulate posts on Facebook and other social media network. Prasanto K Roy gives five reasons why he won’t be able to succeed in his effort