by Mohinder Singh
What is the survival value of
the involuntary simultaneous contraction of fifteen facial muscles associated
with certain noises which are often irrepressible? Laughter is a reflex, but
unique in that it serves no apparent biological purpose; one might call it a
luxury reflex. — Arthur
— involuntary noisemaking to Koestler, and "the most civilised
music" to Peter Ustinov — is essentially a form of communication. We
laugh many times a day, for many different reasons, but we rarely think about
it, and seldom consciously control it.
place for your child at home
HOME", said Mahatma Gandhi, "is a university and the parents
are its teachers." Mahatma
Gandhi was obviously referring to the parents’ role in the upbringing
and education of the child. The family exercises great influence on the
growth and development of the child.
the Administration demolishes common sense
few months a municipal corporation wakes up to the slum problem and sets
out to solve it. It gathers a few bulldozers, babus and cops, and
the "right" legal documents and pushes the machines through
loosely stacked bricks that constitute walls, ragged beddings, a few
tins of flour, tarpaulin and little else.
is the time to choose the right path
present times are seeing a downfall in the moral values of society
leading to frustration, gloom, corruption and poverty. No aspect of
society—social, economic, political or religious— has escaped the
him, life is all about sensitive relationships
than the musical legacy of Kishore Kumar, Amit Kumar has inherited the
emotional tangles left behind by his father. After witnessing the
separation of his mother Ruma Guha from Kishore Kumar when he was just
three years old, Amit was a witness to many a romantic escapade of his
father — from Madhubala and Yogita Bali to Leena Chandravarkar.