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Since 1st March, 1999
 
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Homage to a bookseller
There are two sure-fire ways to distinguish an old Bangalorean from the recent immigrant: where he (or she) buys his (or her) books, and the name by which he (or she) knows a well-loved café on St. Mark’s Road. Those who have lived long enough in th...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Loaded with it
Sir — One cannot but empathize with Bill Gates (“Problem of plenty for Gates society”, Aug 14). Ove ...  | Read.. 
 
Nothing special
Sir — As usual, the president, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, chose a subject pertinent to the nation’s develo ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
AFTER SUCH KNOWLEDGE
“The job of a citizen,” Mr Günter Grass had written once, “is to keep his mouth open.” The perverse reader might visualize a...| Read.. 
 
THIS ABOVE ALL
In the name of god
Some years ago, when some Sikh temples started giving devotees saplings of trees as prasad instead of the traditional ...  | Read.. 
 
SCRIPSI
Natural selection...has no purpose in mind. It has no mind and no mind’s eye. It does not plan for the future. It has no vision, no foresight, no sight at all. If it can be said to play the role of watchmaker in nature, it is the blind watchmaker. — RICHARD DAWKINS
 
PEOPLE
COMRADE CHAIRMAN
The Maoists are talking of joining an interim government in Nepal. So has Nepali Maoist leader Prachanda betrayed the revol...  | Read..