Maganti performs special pooja to Nalla Pochamma

As part of Bonalu, Jubliee Hills MLA Maganti Gopinath performed special pooja at Nalla Pochamma and Muthayalamma temple in Rahmatnagar division on Thursday

20 Jul 2018, 04:27 AM IST
Myths of cinnamon
23 Nov 2017, 01:18 PM IST
The pleasure of writing
02 Jul 2017, 12:37 AM IST

Be humble, it costs nothing

Amitabh Bachchan once narrated an anecdote that he was part of, which when read in all its richness brings the virtues of a down-to-earth extraordinary individual. 
17 Jun 2017, 11:47 PM IST

Why am I educated?

One of my uncles visited my house on a Sunday and hoped to find us in a weekend holiday mood. To his great surprise, I was not available at home. 
10 Jun 2017, 11:41 PM IST

Interact with everyone, decide for yourself

Legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan in a letter written to his grandchildren said, "Don't live in the shadows of people's judgement. Make your own choices in the light of your own wis
03 Jun 2017, 11:58 PM IST

Overcoming career blues

The commencement of every academic year marks the season for choosing a career. Children and their parents are both terribly confused on which career to choose. 
27 May 2017, 11:31 PM IST

As I walk into the library…

Yet undeterred, I continued to visit the library whenever I found time. Let the world rebuke you, do not change your path if you feel you are on the right track. I perhaps, would n
20 May 2017, 11:34 PM IST

Traversing the world of English

English as a language is amongst the most feared and yet the most craved for. As a kid, I too was fascinated to learn, write and speak in English. My father had a strong desire to
13 May 2017, 11:40 PM IST

Buzz, not budget, can make a brand

There are innumerable creative ways to ensure publicity through low-cost means provided you create a marketing hook. Jayson DeMers in an article entitled ‘7 Cheap Ways to Generat
07 May 2017, 12:04 AM IST

Let the summer sojourn be productive

Come vacations and children are quite an excited lot, since it means not just respite from academic pressures but also visiting places, reaching out to grandparents and unhindered
29 Apr 2017, 11:52 PM IST

Images can propel us

My village was a few kilometers from a town. We used to go to the village in a bullock cart. On the other side of the road, I used to see children going to the missionary English m
22 Apr 2017, 10:54 PM IST

It’s not facts, but ideas, that matter

I once asked my little daughter to tell how much was 2x3.  Without waiting for a second, she replied ‘6’ with a sense of pride. But my next question bewildered her. ‘Why is
08 Apr 2017, 11:38 PM IST

Does Your Work Make You Happy?

We spend most of our time at the work place.  Happiness, which defines the quality of our life, revolves around how much we enjoy our work. In fact, happiness, which is a subjecti
01 Apr 2017, 10:45 PM IST

Commonsense, the uncommon qualification

Once the Viceroy invited Gen Thimayya for a drink and asked him to choose his own brand.  But, the officer was unaware of the choices. Yet, he did not cut a sorry- figure. With hi
26 Mar 2017, 12:33 AM IST

Overcoming Gen Thimayya’s cap syndrome

This year’s Academy Award function witnessed a goof up in the Best Film category that can be dubbed as the mother of all goof-ups in Oscar history. 
18 Mar 2017, 11:19 PM IST

Means of relief from moments of stress

It is momentary by nature but a sudden burst of stress can wreak havoc at a most critical juncture. Suddenly, something goes amiss and even the most organized mindset can turn tops
04 Mar 2017, 11:56 PM IST

Conquering writer’s block

My son is pursuing his Masters in Engineering in Boston’s Northeastern University. Last night, I was casually interacting with him. Unlike many fathers, I speak only worldly thin
25 Feb 2017, 11:45 PM IST

A million ways to conquer stress

A heavy workload to be dealt with and that too against a deadline that compels you to race against time; chasing dreams and clearing backlog that keeps piling up. Call them occupat
18 Feb 2017, 11:24 PM IST

The trap of your own assumptions

Life is a dynamic process. We all need to take many a decision while at home or work. Our decisions are influenced by our assessment of the possibilities, which, therefore, are cri
11 Feb 2017, 11:49 PM IST

Leadership is all about diagnosing the problem

The true hallmark of any healthy organisation is in evolving leadership at all levels of hierarchy despite the imminent difficulties in achieving it. However, it is the key to succ
05 Feb 2017, 12:07 AM IST

Your ego destroys you

I would like begin this column by recounting an incident that I was confronted with sometime back. A gentleman came to my office to meet me. 
28 Jan 2017, 11:40 PM IST

Be condemned or complimented but never be ignored

The most controversial person could succeed as he specialised in stirring a conflict. The Trump phenomenon has now become the subject of study for students of behavioural sciences
22 Jan 2017, 12:42 AM IST

Jazz up your homemaking skills

Homemakers are generally engrossed with the household chores and hence left with very little time to focus on themselves.
19 Jan 2017, 12:04 AM IST

Making your performance enduring

Whenever we come across some of often-successful people and organisations, we always wonder how they are able to reap enduring success. 
07 Jan 2017, 11:59 PM IST

Let every New Year find you a better person

American author Melody Beattie was not wrong when he contended, “The new year stands before us, like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written. We can help write that story by s
31 Dec 2016, 11:34 PM IST

Think hard, don’t do anything in haste

Aspects like professional obsession, mechanical activity and unprecedented demands imposed, made more strident by economic compulsions often make us vulnerable to such lifestyle be
25 Dec 2016, 12:16 AM IST

The sculptor’s guide to excellence

As soon as my daughter saw my recently published book, which is a collection of my editorials, she took me by surprise while asking ‘Dad, what is the best edit you have written?
18 Dec 2016, 12:23 AM IST

Learning from the society around us

By all accounts, 1988 was to be a turning point in my career as I had just landed up with a job in Osmania University. 
10 Dec 2016, 11:35 PM IST

Transforming Yourself to be Most Valued

Indeed, respect is the motivating factor that inspires your quest for excellence and quenches your thirst to scale up your performance levels in all spheres of activity.  
03 Dec 2016, 11:36 PM IST

Judgement is an art; Decision making a science

The nation plunged into a cash chaos as the currency notes of higher denomination were demonetised. Everyone now feels that enough preparation has not gone into the decision-making
26 Nov 2016, 11:59 PM IST

Turn disadvantages into advantages

The stories of Bhatti Vikramarka are rich sources of wisdom and extraordinary intellect. One day Vikramditya was blessed by Lord Indra to rule for 1,000 years. 
20 Nov 2016, 01:14 AM IST

Think like a child to innovate as an adult

These are the beautiful verses from William Wordsworth’s “My Heart Leaps Up” poem he wrote in 1802. With the use of the Child is the father of the man, connotation, Wordswor
12 Nov 2016, 11:48 PM IST

Leadership fascinates; management spells boredom

English words, like one’s appearances, can be deceptively confusing.  You will come across several words that sound similar but are the other way around in terms of meaning. 
06 Nov 2016, 12:28 AM IST

Create the path; don’t tread the beaten path

I recently asked one of my colleagues in my newspaper office to do a particular task. His answer left me bewildered. ‘Sir, no other newspaper is doing anything of that kind. We s
30 Oct 2016, 12:31 AM IST

How to deal with what irritates you

My daughter once asked me a curious, but ubiquitous, question-how does one come out of irritation? She was probably reading something that she was not able to comprehend. Yes, som
23 Oct 2016, 12:49 AM IST

To reconcile between work and home...

The present day success-conscious age is unwittingly compelling each of us to not only race against time but also do so by balancing between work and life. It’s a Catch-22 situat
16 Oct 2016, 12:41 AM IST

Let the wisdom of epics dawn on you

The day-to-day life chores, the unending race for opportunities and seizing them and other such mechanical things have made our lives listless and mundane.
08 Oct 2016, 11:33 PM IST

So you want to be famous...

At the age of 20, I had to choose between a post graduation course in English literature and journalism. I attended both the classes to decide on my career option. In his 40-minute
01 Oct 2016, 11:53 PM IST

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