Marriage with a riot act

IT IS LIKE the flow of water. Parents have this unqualified desire to see their children’s pursuit of happiness is constant and incessant.

A ‘New Turkey’ after the election

When the conditions in a country indicate an inescapable vicious circle and when there are tensions within society, deep-rooted changes always lead to positive outcomes.

Why I don’t want to ‘celebrate’ I-Day

Every year I put out this article or a form of it hoping someone will agree. Lonely me. So far no one has patted me on the back and said, you have a point. So, I soldier on.

Securing people’s freedom in Tunisia

This week, the National Constituent Assembly (NCA) in Tunisia will begin discussing an antiterrorism and money-laundering law.

Robin Williams and the silent killer amidst us

You can never tell when children’s carefree, helpless peals of laughter will turn to tears and why.

Other Side of the Mirror: The new doctors

They are the new doctors. Held in the greatest of reverence. We need them more than any MD.

Remembering the ‘thief’ executive

Amid the plethora of left-field cultural interventions that indicated some Americans were less than thrilled by the presidency of George W.

Ebola highlights growing global virus threat

LIKE the Spanish flu, polio, AIDS, and SARS before it, Ebola has erupted from seemingly nowhere to claim lives and sow fear of a catastrophic global outbreak.

Modi is facing new challenges

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is facing two challenges — one from within, which cropped up this month and the other from outside which will be in the third week of this month.

Responding to Ebola

The horrific Ebola epidemic in at least four West African countries (Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Nigeria) demands not only an emergency response to halt the outbreak, it also calls for re-think

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