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Do Not Curse Indian Cricket Team for Its Defeat in England

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Do Not Curse Indian Cricket Team for Its Defeat in England

Do Not Curse Indian Cricket Team for Its Defeat in England By Rakesh Raman India suffered a crushing 3-1 defeat from England in the 5-match test cricket series that concluded Sunday. People in India are angry with captain M.S. Dhoni and his men who have always given a bad name to the country whenever they [...]

5 Out of 10 Urban Indians Are Trying to Lose Weight: Survey

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5 Out of 10 Urban Indians Are Trying to Lose Weight: Survey

A recent survey conducted by Fitho, a leading wellness services organization, showed that along with increasing weight, there is also increasing awareness and 5 out of 10 urban Indians are trying to lose weight. While 40% of the overweight people have intent to lose weight but are not taking action to control their weight, the [...]

Survey Finds Nearly 1/3 of Adults Admit to Cheating

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Survey Finds Nearly 1/3 of Adults Admit to Cheating

Adult products company Adamandeve.com asked over 1,000 adults if they had ever cheated on a spouse or significant other, and their answers may surprise you. While nearly 33% of those polled (32.47%) admitted they had cheated on their partner, slightly fewer men (30%) than women (34%) said they had cheated. “These results are somewhat shocking, [...]

Survey Confirms Mom and Dad Need More Sex Time

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Survey Confirms Mom and Dad Need More Sex Time

The makers of Trojan Lubricants in collaboration with YourTango released a national survey today, examining the sex lives of American parents. The survey uncovered 78 percent of parents report diminished sex lives after having children. The good news is that sex and pleasure are still a priority to most parents, with 40 percent of parents [...]

What Should be the U.S. Policy on Human Rights?

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What Should be the U.S. Policy on Human Rights?

In a new survey nearly two-thirds of Americans say human rights should be a central feature of U.S. foreign policy. When it comes to the United States being the “world’s policeman” there are certain things that can trigger the U.S. getting involved in another country. In the not-too-distant past, the stories about what might be [...]

Meet the Uneducated Education Minister of India

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Meet the Uneducated Education Minister of India

The decision of the government to appoint an incapable education minister will certainly send a wrong message among the Indian masses. By Rakesh Raman The chattering classes in India went into a sudden state of shock and disbelief last week when they heard that an uneducated female – Smriti Irani – has managed to become [...]

BJP to Muslims: When in India, Do as the Hindus Do

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BJP to Muslims: When in India, Do as the Hindus Do

Going by the BJP’s interpretation of Hinduism as a way of life, the writing on the wall is very clear for Muslims: When in India, Do as the Hindus Do. By Rakesh Raman In every election in India, Indian voters think they vote to elect a good political candidate over a bad one. But actually [...]

My Urgent Message for Prime Minister Narendra Modi

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My Urgent Message for Prime Minister Narendra Modi

To Mr. Narendra Modi Prime Minister of India New Delhi From: Rakesh Raman Dear Mr. Modi, I am an ordinary man of your country. I have come to know from unreliable sources that you are a man with a great vision. You can provide the right governance to all citizens of India. You can achieve [...]

High Heels are Biggest Culprit of Female Foot Pain: Study

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High Heels are Biggest Culprit of Female Foot Pain: Study

The American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) today announced the results of its Today’s Podiatrist survey, which measures the public’s attitudes toward foot health. The study, which surveyed 1,000 US adults ages 18 and older, revealed that nearly half of all women (49 percent) wear high heels, even though the majority of heel wearers (71 percent) [...]

Nine Signs You’re Working in a Sick Company

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Nine Signs You’re Working in a Sick Company

It’s difficult for most workers to know if their company is sick so that they could run for survival instead of catching the infection. To help them, here are nine signs that confirm a company’s sickness. By Rakesh Raman Some are sick because of the persisting recession. Others are sick because of their own weaknesses. [...]

Survey Reveals the Importance of Oral Sex

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Survey Reveals the Importance of Oral Sex

A new survey asked adults just how important oral sex is to them, and their answers may surprise you. Adult products company AdamAndEve.com released Monday the findings from its survey on the importance of oral sex. Just over 73% of the men polled, and 60% of the women polled, said they believe giving and / [...]

Meg Urry to Explain the Mystery of Black Holes

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Meg Urry to Explain the Mystery of Black Holes

The growth of supermassive black holes will be the topic of discussion at this year’s Russell Women in Science Lecture Series at Mills College. The annual event, set for Tuesday, April 29, 2014, will feature Meg Urry, director of the Yale Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics, in a lecture titled “Black Holes, Galaxies, and the [...]

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