Category: Open Slate

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Iran – Choosing the middle path ?

Hassan Rouhani has won the Presidential elections in Iran. Most US and Pro-US eyes were looking into the elections as an extended activity of Khamenei. Iran was searching for a liberal that it can accommodate...






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Puppets – Made in America

  We met a lad who willingly braved to give up his sophisticated life, a job fetching $220,000 annually, a loving family and his sweetheart. Giving up everything and knowing a nomad life ahead, he...






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Corporate Banking !?

The State Bank of India (SBI) was the first bank to be nationalized in India; it was on June 1955, under the SBI act of 1955.  Following this move, on July 1960 seven more State...






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Dirty Politics Over Nature’s Wrath

What started as yet another seasonal flood with a reported toll of 150 has turned out to be a national disaster. The flash floods in Uttrakhand have revealed many realities, national and political. This natural...






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The Silent Observers – Part -III

In any family system, the young depend on their parents. Their life is bounded firmly with their parents. Everything in their life is decided by their parents on their behalf. In this world full of...






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The Silent Observers- Part – II

Home is the first school for every child, girl or boy. The members of the family are the immediate teachers to the child who keep teaching them inadvertently 24X7 (A bit surprising and ironical, though)....






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The Silent Observers – Part – I

Sanju is a rollicking eight-year-old boy who would win anyone by his charm. His mom helped him with his studies. The boy loved every subject except history. It was she, who has to pester him,...






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Cricket – No Gentlemen’s Game

1983 – India won the ICC cricket world cup under the captaincy of Kapil dev. It was a news for the cricketing countries, that a super team is in initial stages. After that, Pakistan and...






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HUMAN BEINGS [V: 2.0]

Vacations are meant to be cheerful. Every vacation gives us sweet memories- may be the reunion of relatives or a meeting with a long time friend- which is worth cherishing. Even the weekends never failed...






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Tales from Other Lands – Part – V

To worsen the case further these days there is a popular culture setting in. The national media moguls who own a Hindi channel do have regional channels. To cut down the costs, they fill their...