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Indian Premier League – A Saga of Greed, Corruption and Cricket

In a 2009 South Korean horror film, Thirst, a Catholic priest Sang-hyun undergoes an experiment to help doctors find a particular vaccine, but the experiment fails and the priest turns into something like a vampire – neither a complete vampire nor a human, but something in between. And this what prevented him from burying his […]

Mardid-source-Telegraph-UK POLITICS

London Burnt, Paris Stood Still, Madrid Marched, and Delhi Yawns

The headline speaks of my frustration and anger over the over-placid Indian masses. We have learnt to lament the demise of TV Bahus, and get angry over the dismal defeat of the Dare Devils. We have learnt to live in blips, in Jameson’s “Perpetual Present”. We have learnt, and yet we have to master the art.

education system in India | research in higher education SOCIETY

Higher Education and Research in India: Whither Its Future?

Now that the dust of the pitched verbal battle that ensued from the ministerial words of wisdom over the lack of ‘world-class’ faculty of the IITs and IIMs has somewhat settled, it is pertinent for us to dig a little deeper and weigh Jairam Ramesh’s observations in their appropriate contextual measures.

With or Without God Video

With or Without God: Minding the Gap with Ian McGregor

[youtube width="640" height="390"]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EuLhHHC_Sn0[/youtube] Toronto. February 12, 2010. God is Not Great (Hitchens), The End of Faith (Harris), and The God Delusion (Dawkins), present religion as a bankrupt enterprise. Progressive Christians (Vosper) acknowledge the crisis but see an honest and useful future for religious belief and practice. Dr. Ian McGregor reviews recent research on the motivational […]

Anna hazare for Jan Lok Pal Bill POLITICS

Jan Lokpal or Big Brother – What Are We Lighting Candles For?

It all looked so Gandhian, so pure in spirit — I do not intend to say Gandhi was pure in spirit, either –, and so pristine. Thanks to an endless series of mindless rattling of Radio Joks (I know RJs call themselves Radio Joks, and in the process are becoming butt of every Joke), a […]


 
 

 
IPL - Indian Premier League Vampire

Indian Premier League – A Saga of Greed, Corruption and Cricket

In a 2009 South Korean horror film, Thirst, a Catholic priest Sang-hyun undergoes an experiment to help doctors find a particular vaccine, but the experiment fails and the priest turns into something like a vampire – neither ...
by Bikram K. Singh
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Mardid-source-Telegraph-UK

London Burnt, Paris Stood Still, Madrid Marched, and Delhi Yawns

The headline speaks of my frustration and anger over the over-placid Indian masses. We have learnt to lament the demise of TV Bahus, and get angry over the dismal defeat of the Dare Devils. We have learnt to live in blips, in J...
by Bikram K. Singh
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education system in India | research in higher education

Higher Education and Research in India: Whither Its Future?

Now that the dust of the pitched verbal battle that ensued from the ministerial words of wisdom over the lack of ‘world-class’ faculty of the IITs and IIMs has somewhat settled, it is pertinent for us to dig a little deeper...
by Priyanka Srivastava
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Why Quantum Physics Ends the Free Will Debate - MICHIO KAKU

Why Quantum Physics Ends the Free Will Debate – MICHIO KAKU

In this video, Dr. Michio Kaku addresses a question posed by Joanna Lew: Why does Heisenberg’s Uncertainty Principle prove that humans have free will? [youtube width="640" height="390"]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lFLR5vNKi...
by Bikram K. Singh
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'The Evolution of Confusion' by Dan Dennett

‘The Evolution of Confusion’ by Dan Dennett

[youtube width="640" height="390"]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D_9w8JougLQ[/youtube] Dan Dennett talks about purposely-confusing theology and how it’s used. He also describes his new project interviewing clergyman who s...
by Bikram K. Singh
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