The Telegraph
Sunday , November 30 , 2014

Winter comes to the village

The Thin Edge Every time the bilious yellow carpeting at Delhi's T-3 greets me, I feel like writing new words to the tune of Green Green Grass of Home. No doubt in its ugliness it's a classic, epic thing; no doubt, in time, this will be regarded a......   | Read..
Letters to the Editor

Sir - The initiative taken by Ravenshaw University to revive the folk art of pala is praiseworthy. Pala is not just a performing art, it as an intellectual exercise. The Utkal University in its early years used to organize competitions and honour the pala masters. During our school days, we learnt many things about Odiya and Sanskrit grammar and literature from pala performances. A mixed art consisting of dance, music, acting, and requiring mastery over language and literature, pala has an educative role to play.


Beyond control

If promiscuity is genetic, then where does this leave the modern ideas of choice and responsibility? Too much of both is perhaps too scary...   | Read..
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Did you know that for pretty much the entire history of the human species, the average life span was less than thirty years? You could count on ten years or so of real adulthood, right? There was no planning for retirement, There was no planning for a career. There was no planning... No time for a future. But then the life spans started getting longer, and people started having more and more future. And now life has become the future. Every moment of your life is lived for the future - you go to high school so you can go to college so you can get a good job so you can get a nice house so you can afford to send your kids to college so they can get a good job so they can get a nice house so they can afford to send their kids to college.- JOHN GREEN