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Jayanti S Ravi

  • The kiss of life and giving unconditionally

    Twenty-three years ago, our training at the Lal Bahadur Academy in Mussoorie was a great chance to taste different domains of knowledge. One met peers from very diverse backgrounds, with just about any and every perspective or worldview.

    Sunday, 2 March 2014 - 7:49pm
  • Inculcating democratic values in schoolkids

    The winding road from Gandhinagar to Shahadra is lined with Amaltas and some Gulmohar trees, sprinkled with some bright red bougainvillea.  About 4 kms before Shahadra is the road to Rajpur. One would expect a primary school here just as any other village.  But, on entering the school, right from...

    Sunday, 23 February 2014 - 8:04pm
  • ‘Aandhi’ lives on forever in our hearts

    She stepped into our world as an endearing brown bundle of joy. She and the black bundle of fur were named Aandhi and Toofan. Living up to their names, the tumultuous twosome came nearly to turn our lives topsy-turvy with their mischievous pranks. As a collector staying in a 100-year-old bungalow...

    Sunday, 9 February 2014 - 7:57pm
  • Driving’s fine, how about taking the road to safety?

    Last week, a major road accident in Bhiloda had taken 15 lives and injured over 30 others, many seriously. Ironically, the residents of Kundol Pal village were traveling to a condolence meet in village Dhandasan. They were tragically greeted by the same fate. The ill-fated tractor pulling a trolley...

    Sunday, 2 February 2014 - 2:01pm
  • What it takes to build a stronger India

    History has it that India became a sovereign democratic republic on the morning of January 26, 1950. After six decades, as we gear up to celebrate the Republic day today, many questions crop up. Is this a meaningless display of drill, dance and defense prowess? Quite clearly, that is not and...

    Sunday, 26 January 2014 - 2:33pm
  • Vivekananda: Modern India's first iconic ambassador

    A leading Indian weekly posed the question “Who do you see as your role model?” to respondents across the country, some time ago. 

    Sunday, 12 January 2014 - 1:14pm
  • Incredible tourism opportunities in India

    Sunday, 5 January 2014 - 1:26pm
  • Refreshing & educative: Lessons from nature

    We often hear that the global green cover is depleting. Scientists have raised alarm bells over excess pollution, industrial wastes, fertilizers, sewage and emissions from factories and vehicles and now, the recent scourge of electronic waste across planet earth. 

    Sunday, 29 December 2013 - 12:59pm
  • It's wake-up call for India

    “By worshipping friendship, let us win the hearts of the entire world”.  Thus spoke “Maitreem Bhajata”, a song composed by the then Kanchi Shankaracharya and sung by MS Subbalakshmi at the UN on the occasion of the United Nations Day in 1966.   This conveyed the spirit of friendship and harmony...

    Sunday, 22 December 2013 - 1:10pm
  • A world of the special people

    Sunday, 15 December 2013 - 1:55pm

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