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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 [...]

Is Female Ejaculation Real?

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Is Female Ejaculation Real?

This month, a new survey asked men and women if they believe female ejaculation is real. A surprising 69% of the men polled said they believe female ejaculation is real (with 21% of them saying they had witnessed it). Just over 57% of the female respondents agreed it is real (with 25% of them saying [...]

Will You Use Alternative Currency Like Bitcoin?

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Will You Use Alternative Currency Like Bitcoin?

As buzz about Bitcoin, a five-year-old cryptocurrency, continues to build, the question is often asked – will consumers embrace this alternative currency? A new nationwide survey conducted for TheStreet (NASDAQ: TST) by GfK answers that question with a resounding “no,” showing that consumers do not understand Bitcoin and have little interest in owning it. “While [...]

How It Was a PR Failure with Rahul Gandhi

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How It Was a PR Failure with Rahul Gandhi

By Rakesh Raman Meet Rahul Gandhi – the son of Sonia Gandhi, the son of Rajiv Gandhi, the grandson of Indira Gandhi, and the great grandson of Jawahar Lal Nehru. This is the only identity that Rahul Gandhi carries. And now with this identity, he is willy-nilly trying to become the Prime Minister of India [...]

How India Is a Defective Democracy – Part 3

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How India Is a Defective Democracy – Part 3

India’s performance continues to be poor in all the aspects that determine quality of democracy. And there is no attempt to make fundamental changes that are required for democratic reforms. By Rakesh Raman To discuss the defects in the Indian democracy, RMN News Service of RMN Company started a three-part Defective Democracy editorial series. This [...]

Spirituality to Know the Truths of Life

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Spirituality to Know the Truths of Life

Spirituality is nothing but knowing the meaning of your own existence in this world. You can practice spirituality only by talking to yourself – by repeatedly querying yourself till your own self gets satisfied. By Rakesh Raman Spirituality has different meanings for different people. If you want to practice spirituality, don’t get confused by the [...]

10 Reasons I Like Sir Arvind Kejriwal

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10 Reasons I Like Sir Arvind Kejriwal

Arvind Kejriwal is being pooh-poohed by every aam aadmi (common man) of India for whom he formed his Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). But I still like Kejriwal. By Rakesh Raman While explaining his law of gravity, the great scientist Sir Isaac Newton once said: “What goes up must come down.” But how much? Newton didn’t [...]

How India Is a Defective Democracy – Part 2

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How India Is a Defective Democracy – Part 2

Today, it’s observed that the democratic systems in different economies of the world are crumbling and there is an increasing degree of unrest among the people in democratic nations. India is one such nation. By Rakesh Raman To discuss the defects in the Indian democracy, RMN News Service of RMN Company has started a three-part [...]

Congress Gears Up for Elections. Is BJP Worried?

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Congress Gears Up for Elections. Is BJP Worried?

With Nehru-Gandhi family at the center stage, Congress is ready to take the plunge in the cutthroat political battle, beginning with the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. By Rakesh Raman Amid cheers and complimentary slogan for them by thousands of party members, the Congress president Sonia Gandhi and her son Rahul Gandhi delivered their passionate speeches [...]

Most Memorable Blunders in Job Interviews

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Most Memorable Blunders in Job Interviews

When it comes to a job interview, the first few minutes may be the most crucial. A new survey from CareerBuilder finds that nearly half (49 percent) of employers know within the first five minutes of an interview whether a candidate is a good or bad fit for the position, and 87 percent know within [...]

Why Bollywood Always Makes Bad Films

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Why Bollywood Always Makes Bad Films

By Rakesh Raman Not long ago, I was attending a national film industry conference in Mumbai where a leading Bollywood director Subhash Ghai was invited as a speaker. In his address, Ghai didn’t mince his words to describe Indian filmmakers as copycats. While stating that he got popular as a director after his debut film [...]

How India Is a Defective Democracy – Part 1

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How India Is a Defective Democracy – Part 1

Today, people or common citizens don’t have any role to play in the affairs of a so-called democratic government. And there is a big divide between the rulers and the ruled. By Rakesh Raman In his Gettysburg speech of 1863, the-then U.S. President Abraham Lincoln introduced America’s representative democracy as the “government of the people, [...]

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