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Missing the woods for the trees: How India's forests have been lost in translation – in plantations

The fact that a German and not an Englishman set up the Indian Forest Service had unintended but far-reaching consequences for India – and today's …

You Can Be Productive or Creative, Not Both | Inc.com

In order to be successful in business you need to have good ideas and to execute on them. If you want to accomplish both you'd better not bury your head in the sand -- the tough truth is these two aims are at odds with each other.<p>That's the thought-provoking takeaway of a recent HBR post by …

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#dnaEdit: Congress is grasping at straws with National Herald case

By stalling Parliament over the National Herald case, the Congress has used the wrong forum to launch a political offensive. There is no credence in …

46 Literary Baby Names That'll Make You Want To Have Children

Game of Names.

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The mysterious European businessman who gave India its iconic railway book stalls

At a time when booksellers everywhere appear a threatened breed, the life of Emile Edouard Moreau, who set up A H Wheeler and Co, the chain of railway bookstalls that endure to this day, appears as a fascinating example of a man with interests that spanned continents, and yet about whom there …

Literature

How To Master Indoor Photography With Natural Light

Whether you’re a street, portrait, still life, raccoon, or landscape photographer you’ll undoubtedly benefit from practicing indoors from time to …

13 tips for taking better low light pictures with your smartphone

With July 4th coming up, you’ll want to make sure you can eke the best out of your phone’s camera for those nighttime fireworks.<p>Though phones vary in quality and features significantly, there are still some general tricks – both technical and common sense – you can pick up on to maximize image …

8 Ways To Take Better Smart Phone Fireworks Photos

♪ Ohhh say can you focus? ♪

A nearby black hole just erupted for the first time in 26 years and scientists are ecstatic

But on June 15, astronomers detected something signaling that it had woken up.<p>Now, scientists around the world are using highly sophisticated instruments to learn as much as they can about this mysterious beast of nature before the black hole returns to its slumber, which will be soon.<p>Black holes …

7 Buddhist Teachings That Will Help You Overcome Life’s Most Difficult Challenges and Find Peace

Buddhaimonia.Growing up in the U.S. (California), almost all of my friends were either Christian or Catholic. My family wasn’t. My parents were …

7 ways to add an extra hour to your day

British Prime Minister Winston Churchill took an afternoon nap every day. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel works out seven days a week. Facebook COO Sheryl …

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The Definitive Guide To Finding Cheap Flights On The Web

We’ll keep this lead-in short and sweet: You have to be doing pretty damn well before you stop caring about scoring cheap flights. For most of us, being able to shave a few hundred dollars off the price of a ticket is well worth the trouble. Besides, it’s not <i>that</i> much trouble, and there’s something …

Connecting with Loved Ones after Death

By Louis Savalli —<p>“I’m sorry to tell you that your father had a heart attack today,” said my mom. “He didn’t make it.”<p>It was a gut-wrenching week. My …

Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi released: This won't be last time China protects Pakistan from UN action

Prime Minister Narendra Modi finds himself up against the Great Wall that China has become, not only for India but also for several other nations …

6 things to know about Earth's 6th mass extinction

At least five similar die-offs have happened before, but this is the first in human history — and the first with human help.<p>Earth has supported life …

Dear veterans, is One Rank One Pension more important than India's honour?

OPEN TO OPINION<p><b>English</b> | Bangla<p>Remember, you are soldiers - not politicians.<p>POLITICS<p>| SITREP | 4-minute read | 25-06-2015<p>Gaurav C Sawant …

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