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Indian Doogie Howser?

  Do you think your child will be a doctor some day? Baskaran Bakkiashree’s 7-year-old daughter Selvi might become one in just a few years. Gifted with a powerful memory, she can recite 1,000 medicine brands and prescribe the correct medicine for a number of ailments. Selvi spends 4 hours a day studying medicine, and […]

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3 idiots. 3 suicides.

  Three idiots. Three suicides. Three things to think about: The equivalent of 336 people killed themselves every day in the year 2007 in India. The majority of suicides were by people under age 30, and ‘family problems’ was cited as the main reason. India has one of the highest suicide rates in the world. […]

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Thursday, January 14th, 2010

  “Many a true word is spoken in jest.” The English proverb reveals what we often try to hide in our corny jokes: the truth. How many times have you sat around a group of parents discussing their children’s future marriages, and heard the sentence, “I don’t care which race he brings home, as long […]

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Friday, January 8, 2010

  It’s never easy to give birth. Apart from the months of pain and struggle to set one foot in front of the other, there is always the fear of what will happen next. No one prepares you for the child that is born. Today, on the birth day of our magazine, I welcome you […]

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