the bottom line at Patnitop

Nov. 28, 2007, 7:23 p.m.

Patnitop is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Jammu Kashmir, but this is not just about Patnitop, but about all the Patnitops in the world and all natural wonders around us. We have coined new names, like eco-tourism, and we keep on flogging old sayings like 'leave only your footprint ...

Nobel for Gene Manipulators

Oct. 9, 2007, 2:36 a.m.

Alfred Nobel would be turning in his grave after he learnt that the Nobel price for Medicine has gone to 3 gene manipulators. Research and meddling with genes could be far more dangerous and could far more damage than dynamite could ever have done to this world or to life on it.  We do not know, no ...

bitter sugar

Oct. 8, 2007, 6:52 p.m.

in sri lanka they are trying to revive a long dead cadavar, and in the attempt they will be destroying thousands of hectares of an evergreen jungle, cause the death and destruction of our dwindling elephant herds and other wild life. all this in the name of progress, development or other obscene ter ...

bridging the ethnic devide

Sept. 24, 2007, 7:25 p.m.

the State Literary Awards 2007 in Sri Lanka displayed another instance of ethnic harmony in Sri Lanka, whatever the politicians, terrorists and the media continue to say about the so called 'ethnic conflict' in the country. among the awards for the best translations was one book that stood out above ...

greed

June 16, 2007, 12:36 a.m.

the day we overcome greed would be the beginning of the end of the human race ...