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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 

Real threat

Notwithstanding Walmart’s pledge to “buy more from small and mid-sized farmers around the world,” Mahazareen Dastur cites global statistics to show how supermarket chains destroy small farmers 

Turn tough

By being mentally tough, you will stand out. You alone can rise to the occasion and be a winner ultimately, says Roopleen Prasad, giving you tips on surmounting life problems

Be passionate

Love what you do and do it with passion. This is the mantra for success, says Roopleen Prasad, advising you to put your heart and soul into work so that it inspires others too

 
Media's mirror

In a first of its kind article by a senior journalist, Sutanu Guru, holds up a mirror to the Indian media, pointing out that its claim of being objective, fair, and unbiased is just horseshit

Dump the potatoes

Are you carrying ‘rotten potatoes’ in your life? Get rid of them before the stink starts affecting you, and you start losing your peace of mind, says Revathi Turaga welcoming a beautiful week

All the best

If you think ‘I can’, then you can, says Roopleen Prasad, guiding you on a path to success and helping you surmount the obstacles that come up in the form of negative thought

Be a salesperson

Plan to work from home? Samuel Eddy lists eight basic traits you need to get cracking, and gives you tips on steering clear of pitfalls. But then you need to be a salesperson

Green check

Sunita Narain calls the bluff of govt agencies that blame environmentalists for holding up development. Her research shows projects are being cleared in a hurry and targets have been surpassed

It’s the attitude

What distinguishes the winner and the loser? Attitude, says Roopleen Prasad, giving you tips on adopting the right attitude, quoting successful people, including Khalil Gibran