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Opinion  /  Published 05.07.20

Lost ground: Modi's meticulously choreographed visit to Ladakh

Sir — Monsoon evenings spent at home were once unimaginable without a hot cup of tea along with an assortment of fritters like beguni, peyaji, phuluri, daler bora or at the very least piping hot...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 04.07.20

Indefensible: Covid-19 vaccine launch on August 15, Governmental incompetence

Sir — It is now a truth universally acknowledged that Indians are masters of ‘jugaad’ — resourcefulness that helps people overcome adversities by coming up with innovative solu...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 04.07.20

New low

Sir — The incident in which a family in Uttar Pradesh cooked and consumed a large amount of cannabis leaves while believing that it was fenugreek or methi is bizarre and worrying. Some of the fa...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 02.07.20

Moment of glory: Jadeja, Wisden's favourite player

Sir — The decision of Wisden to name Ravindra Jadeja the ‘most valuable player’ of the 21st century in Test cricket has astonished many. This is perhaps because of the tradition, in ...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 01.07.20

Strict measures: Boot out the far right

Sir — In a long-overdue move, YouTube has banned the channels of notorious far-right users, including the former Ku Klux Klan leader, David Duke, and the promoter of “scientific racism&rdq...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 30.06.20

The music returns: Covid lockdown ends in Spain

Sir — Music is believed to offer a healing touch: can it heal the broken relationship between mankind and nature too? This was the central question posed by a performance at an opera house in Ba...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 29.06.20

Precious resources: Mining in Cook Islands

Sir — It is unfortunate that at a time when activists are urging authorities to protect the environment, the government of Cook Islands is planning to allow mining operators to mine manganese an...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 15.06.20

Moment of hope

Sir — It was wonderful to see YouTube organize a virtual graduation ceremony — ‘Dear Class of 2020’ — at a time when students are facing an uncertain future. In a rare instance, it brought y...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 14.06.20

Wicket down

Sir — It was upsetting to read that the former captain of the Pakistan men’s cricket team, Shahid Afridi, has tested positive for Covid-19. He is the first high-profile cricketer to have tested po...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 13.06.20

To hug or not to hug

Sir — A tight hug is among the things that people across the world most miss since the coronavirus pandemic spread. But research now shows that a perfect hug might not be a tight hug after all. Scie...
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