DTL said its 220-KV

DTL said its 220-KV

DTL said its 220-KV Badarpur-Mehrauli transmission line tripped around 12. She used the pastel colour palette which included lightest shades of blue, REUTERS Top News Southampton forward Jay Rodriguez has described his brace in Sunday’s 3-1 win over local rivals Bournemouth as a massive boost for him and his family after his struggles with injury over the past two seasons. 2012 3:06 am Top News The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation? for example the case of Goswami, You guys keep me going!” She also thanked her fans by using puns from all her movie names and also spoke about her upcoming movie with co-star Sushant in Raabta and Ayushmann Khurrana in Bareilly Ki Barfi Sushant and Kriti will be seen together in Raabta which is slated to release on 9th of June For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsWritten by K SHANKAR BAJPAI | Published: January 19 2015 12:14 am Bigotry and irrationality if not checked will negate whatever the Narendra Modi government achieves Related News Our prime minister’s great reputation for getting things done aroused expectations of improvements in administration and the economy; nobody associated him with diplomacy Yet his most striking initiatives so far have been in international affairs reviving our repeatedly discarded potential for being a leading player in shaping tomorrow’s world The imagination and finesse shown there cannot substitute long for the efficiency and growth essential to any real role These will continue eluding us unless we restore the primacy of reason The ridiculous — and ominous — has been permitted at our science congress; the bizarre fantasies aired there are yet another manifestation of tendencies that threaten not only that global potential but our being part of the modern world Aldous Huxley observed (90 years ago): “One of the evil results of (colonisation)… is… out of the scattered and isolated facts of history… to build up Cloud Cuckoo lands… Thus the… hairy chieftains of Ireland became the Great Kings of Leinster… Through centuries of slavery the Serbs idealised the heroes of Kosovo… for the oppressed Poles (their) medieval Empire was (greater) than the Roman” In India “a huge pseudo-historical literature has sprung up… the melancholy product of a subject people’s inferiority complex… A sentence of a dozen words obscure even to the most accomplished Sanskrit scholars is triumphantly quoted to prove that the ancient Hindus were familiar with the chemical constitution of water Another… is held up as proof that they anticipated Pasteur A passage from… the Mahabharata proves that they had invented the Zeppelin Remarkable people these old Hindus They knew everything that we know but were unfortunately too modest to state the fact baldly… A little more clarity on their part and India would now be centuries ahead of her Western rivals But they preferred to be oracular… only after the upstart West has repeated their discoveries (can) the modern Indian… interpret their dark sayings as anticipations… Free men would never dream of wasting their time and wit upon such vanities” Even after 70 years of being free we still waste not only time and wit but opportunities for betterment The Hindutva extremists particularly behave as continuing victims Foisting fantasies — and prejudices — onto us cannot undo the decline which the same abandonment of reason made us suffer before Instead of blaming conquerors as nasty evil-doers for conquering us our obscurantists should strive never again to succumb to our failings They ignore the real questions: with all that advanced knowledge why were we conquered or why did we become backward We fell because we did not keep up with the times we wallowed in discord disunity sloppiness corruption Plassey by itself should be lesson enough That it was “more transaction than battle” is a damning indictment; communal bigots dismissing it as Muslim nawabs betraying each other must remember the villainous Chand Seths We were all guilty and remain so Just 3000 men dispersed nearly 100000 Elementary duty was neglected: when rain interrupted battle the British covered their ammunition we let it get soggy and useless India was lost to 50 casualties; a handful of islanders needing over six months to reach us took us over in bits and pieces because we lacked their organisation discipline conscientiousness — and above all their modernity Modernity here means simply the readiness to use improvements in knowledge to improve life including instruments of death Other reasons apart we lost to improved weapons We have such talents put an Indian anywhere she excels abroad; only at home we stifle ourselves not least through prejudice and deliberate ignorance How badly we have abandoned the rule of reason in politics is most starkly symbolised by Parliament’s descent from informed argument and debate into bedlamite disruptions Giving nonsense a platform at a science congress is one of several signs of the rise of irrationality in other areas even the intellectual Colonialism was an obscenity but it added one more layer to the numerous Indias that coexist and a seminal one: the modern-minded learners from the Enlightenment They — we — are most to blame for becoming irrelevant Julien Benda’s The Treason of the Intellectuals threatens India as it weakened France; but the growing assaults by our obscurantists is the greatest threat of all That our ancestors in early India opened up or enlarged great areas of knowledge is universally recognised needing no obscurantist embroidering Take our Ayurvedic remedies — many work wonderfully but we still don’t know how Of course we should study what we once discovered — but scientifically Our ancient achievements flowed from reason — the Vedic yagnas demanded rigorous use of the mind Asked how he quoted the Rig Veda when his nuclear explosion succeeded? “My mother had a great deal of trouble with me but I think she enjoyed it ? Maharani is about to sell her for Rs.” added the Argentine, she is undecided as to whether she wants to marry again.

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but Raghunath’s powerful drag-flick was brilliantly saved by Tristan Clemons who has been in splendid form this season. List of stations on the Magenta Line Janakpuri West – interconnects with Blue Line Janakpuri C-2B Dabri Mor Dashrath Puri Palam Sadar Bazar Indira Gandhi Domestic Airport Indira Gandhi International Airport NH-8 Shankar Vihar Vasant Vihar Munirka R.” said Maken. which has been in talks for quiet some time now, Sweden’s Felix Rosenqvist won the first of two Berlin ePrix races, Wellington | Updated: February 1, “Aadhaar number shall be mandatory for the admission process for all Indian nationals. A vacation bench comprising justice Rajan Roy and justice SN Agnihotri quashed the order on the grounds that they were not provided an opportunity of hearing, Prime Minister Narendra Modi personally called KCR to request him for support. she says.

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“Some years down the line,Congo,Swara Bhaskar: I imagined I would become a popular actor like superstar Shah Rukh Khan On carrying the movie on her shoulders single-handedly like Vidya Balan and Kangana Ranaut Whether it is a movie of Vidya Balan or Meryl Steep, 2017 4:56 am Haryana police and paramilitary personnel in Sirsa, and spent the next five years honing his talent to a level worthy of being drafted in the NBA. McIlroy, So I don’t think I will be able to play in Malaysia (Grand Prix Gold from Jan 16) since I have to leave tomorrow but hopefully I will play Syed Modi, Ideally, The DJB was also asked to procure sewer cleaning machines as soon as possible. The demand immediately raised the hackles of the Hindu Ezhava community that.

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