Opinion  /  Published 06.04.20

Early warning

Sir — Speaking at a TED talk in 2015, in the aftermath of the Ebola outbreak, Bill Gates had suggested that if anything kills a large number of people in the future, it is “most likely to be a hig...
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Opinion  /  Published 18.07.19

Metro tragedy: a case of criminal negligence

Sir — It is shocking that the closing doors of a metro train trapped a man’s hand as he was trying to get in, dragging him for almost 60 metres along the Park Street metro station to his death (...
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Opinion  /  Published 04.04.20

Every drop counts

Sir — India may have an alcohol problem. Many states in the country are reporting theft of alcohol, at times to the tune of lakhs of rupees. In West Bengal, thieves even cut an old-fashioned seendh ...
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Opinion  /  Published 14.07.19

Messi must accept that losing is a part of sport

Sir — The football star, Lionel Messi, claimed that Copa America had been fixed to favour the host country, Brazil. Messi had also accused the South American Football Confederation of corruption aft...
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Opinion  /  Published 18.05.19

Carbon dioxide as high as it was 3 million years ago

Sir — It was appalling to read that scientists have detected the highest levels of carbon dioxide in the planet’s atmosphere since such records first started being kept. To put this into perspecti...
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Opinion  /  Published 05.03.20

Free ride in Luxembourg

Sir — Luxembourg, a small European nation, recently became the first country to unveil a completely free public transport system. The move is estimated to affect 40 per cent of the households in the...
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Opinion  /  Published 13.05.19

House Blend is Game of Thrones' cup of woe

Sir — Even legends cannot do without coffee. A Starbucks cup was spotted on a table next to Daenerys Targaryen by hawk-eyed fans of the immensely popular Game of Thrones, forcing an embarrassed HBO ...
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Opinion  /  Published 12.05.19

Mmm... grilled meat with shoe polish

Sir — Nothing is as it seems. Many of us have wondered why food never tastes as delicious as it looks in advertisements. The trick, apparently, lies in photography. Many a clever ruse, such as using...
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Opinion  /  Published 11.05.19

Liverpool's victory is truly spectacular

Sir — The manner in which Jürgen Klopp’s ‘Red Army’ beat Barcelona at Anfield, thereby coming back strong from a 3-0 first-leg deficit against Lionel Messi’s team, was thrilling (“Don’t...
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Opinion  /  Published 24.10.18

More festivals to celebrate

 Sir — It was fascinating to learn of some of the lesser-known festivals in India (“There's more to celebrate than Dussehra, Durga Puja and Holi”, Oct 21). Two more, celebrated in the North...
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