Karma Bites Donald Trump of Yoga

Monday, May 8, 2017

“Lady Gaga listens to me. Her mantra is only one word — Bikram — because Bikram makes her what she is today.” – Bikram Chowdhury SB Veda Recently, Vanity…

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Wednesday, November 9, 2016
LAS VEGAS, NV - FEBRUARY 23:  Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a caucus night watch party at the Treasure Island Hotel & Casino on February 23, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The New York businessman won his third state victory in a row in the "first in the West" caucuses.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

“While traditional advice to Presidents Elect is to be mindful that one has been elected the leader of all of the nation – not just the constituency from…

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US ELECTION: No Matter Who Wins, Public Loses

Sunday, November 6, 2016

“The presidential campaign eight years ago is forever wrapped in the soaring and optimistic Obama slogan: “Change we can believe in.” This one’s imagery is the detritus of…

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Longshot Becomes 1st American to Win Booker

Thursday, October 27, 2016

“I don’t want to get all dramatic, like writing saved my life…but writing’s given me a life.” – Paul Beatty in his acceptance speech Displayed with permission from…

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Nobel Committee: ‘The Times, They Are A Changin’

Friday, October 14, 2016

“We’re really giving it to Bob Dylan as a great poet – that’s the reason we awarded him the prize. He’s a great poet in the great English…

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How Soon Could Elon Musk Send People to Mars?

Monday, October 3, 2016

“Notwithstanding the significant technological challenges to achieve the grand scale of Musk’s plans, the maths of lowering the costs only works if the ships will be reused often…

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9/11 Health Crisis: Will the Dust Finally Settle?

Monday, September 12, 2016
(FILES) A police officer (R) and others walk in the streets covered in debris near the World Trade Center towers after two planes hijacked by terrorists flew into the two towers in New York, on September 11, 2001. US President Barack Obama said on May 1, 2011 that justice had been done after the September 11, 2001 attacks with the death of Osama bin Laden, but warned that Al-Qaeda will still try to attack the US.        AFP PHOTO/Stan HONDA (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

“I took chase from this cloud of dust and smoke that was following me. Once it caught me it threw me on my hands and knees. Every time…

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Melaniagate: A Symptom of Media-itis

Tuesday, July 19, 2016
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“Melania Trump’s speech may not have been original but her dress was.” – The New York Times, America’s newspaper of record.   S. Atanya SLOW NEWS DAY? NOT…

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Pound Undulates as PM Theresa May Makes Waves

Friday, July 15, 2016
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“Boris negotiated in Europe. I seem to remember last time he did a deal with the Germans, he came back with three nearly new water cannon.” – candidate…

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Brexit: The Why and What’s Next

Thursday, June 30, 2016

In the Aftermath Brexit – How It Happened, What’s Next “It’s the right of MPs alone to make or break laws, and the peers to block them. So…

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UCLA Shooting: IIT Topper’s ‘Long Dark Tunnel’

Sunday, June 5, 2016
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“You can have a PhD or you can be a little kid, you could be black or white, brown or Asian … and gun violence has just become…

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Indian Voters Gamble: 2 Queens and a Wild Card

Thursday, May 19, 2016
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“what each successive election seems to reinforce is that India’s oldest party is no longer a contender even as the lead opposition player; instead, it will be up…

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Killing in Bangladesh Casts Shadow on WB Polls

Sunday, May 1, 2016
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“Progressives are to be attacked and even physically harmed. The progressives have to be finished just the way they are being finished in Bangladesh. This is the Bangladeshi…

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INCENDIARY INDIA: Bomb Blasts Rock Bengal Polls

Friday, April 22, 2016
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SB Veda “Of the 418 candidates vying for the state assembly, 61 are multi-millionaires, 80 have criminal cases against them, including 65 candidates with serious charges on their…

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Remembering Netaji: An Embattled Legacy

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

“Forget not that the greatest curse for a man is to remain a slave. Forget not that the grossest crime is to compromise with injustice and wrong. Remember…

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