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Letters To The Editor
Opinion  /  Published 15.04.22

Letters to the Editor: Governments must take concrete steps to arrest the ongoing mass extinction of species

False hope Sir — Anthropogenic activities and climate change have led to an acceleration of species extinction. Environmentalists have urged governments to prioritize the preservation of biodiv...
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Opinion  /  Published 14.04.22

Letters to the Editor

Sensory pleasure Sir — Sigmund Freud used the term, osphresiolagnia, to describe pleasure derived from smells. None will understand this better than a book lover; the enticing scent of a book, ...

Opinion  /  Published 13.04.22

Letters to the Editor: With enough resources, women's football in India can shine too

Still behind Sir — When the film, Bend It Like Beckham, was released in 2002, few girls could dream of a career in football. Not only was there a lack of resources but a number of cultural...
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Opinion  /  Published 12.04.22

Letters to the Editor: The simple act of caring for a pet can be therapeutic

Friend in need Sir — Mental health issues have aggravated since the onset of the pandemic. Many have reported experiencing a sense of helplessness and detachment along with anxiety and depressi...
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Opinion  /  Published 11.04.22

Head: Letters to the Editor: How Bengalis have 'adopted' the once exotic 'phulkopi'

Flower power Sir — There will be few Bengalis who can imagine their lives without the cauliflower. Be it in machher jhol or shingara, the phulkopi is an inseparable pa...
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Opinion  /  Published 10.04.22

Letters to the Editor: The rat race to join 'godi' media is appaling

Join the rat race Sir — It is no secret that the ruling party and its acolytes tend to see red at the slightest mention of anything associated with Islam, be it the hijab or the&...
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Opinion  /  Published 09.04.22

Letters to the Editor: No realistic endings please, we're Korean

Keep the illusion Sir — Fans of Korean dramas do not want to see realistic endings. But the recently-concluded show, Twenty Five Twenty One, deviated from the norm — a neatly-wrapped...
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Opinion  /  Published 08.04.22

Letters to the Editor: The term, geriatric mother, is offensive and misleading

Age no bar Sir — There is a curious term used by doctors for pregnant women over 35 years of age — geriatric mothers. This deeply offensive term — it is fine for men to have childre...
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Opinion  /  Published 07.04.22

Letters to the Editor: Sadly, the Bear Grylls’s show is more about cheap thrills

Murder most foul Sir — The television series, Man vs. Wild, which airs on Discovery Channel, shows the British adventurer, Bear Grylls, tackle extreme challenges and navigate remote locati...
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Opinion  /  Published 06.04.22

Letters to the Editor: When dowry gets the veneer of respectability

Twisted logic Sir — The progressive, urban Indian family no longer asks for or provides a dowry during marriage. But does that mean that this reprehensible social custom has been rooted out for...
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