Durga: Beyond Divinity

Durga: Beyond Divinity

“Yaa Devi Sarvabhuteshu Shaktiruupenna Samsthitaa | Namastasye Namastasye Namastasye Namo Namah ||” –To that Devi Who in All Beings is Abiding in the Form of Power, Salutations to Her, Salutations to Her, Salutations to Her, Salutations again and again. In the pre-dawn chilly hours of 4:00 A.M., the sound of conch shells is echoing from…

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Let’s Compete, Not Compromise

Let’s Compete, Not Compromise

“To deny us the opportunity to participate, to compete, and to potentially excel is to take away part of ourselves that we cherish.” -Donna Rose When a child is born, a doctor announces, “it’s a boy” or “it’s a girl”. Chromosomes, anatomy, and hormones are the determining factors of a person’s gender. However, everyone has…

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अफ़ग़ानिस्तान संकट

अफ़ग़ानिस्तान संकट

  अमेरिकी वायुसेना के उड़ान भरते इस विमान में जगह न मिलने से 19 वर्षीय फुटबॉल खिलाड़ी जाकी अनवारी ने कुछ लोगों के साथ विमान के पहिये से ही चिपक कर अफ़ग़ानिस्तान छोड़ने का फ़ैसला किया। परन्तु यह एक असफल प्रयास रहा और अनवारी एवं एक अन्य व्यक्ति की मौत विमान से गिरने से हो…

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Tokyo 2020: The Winning Streak

Tokyo 2020: The Winning Streak

Only the strongest shoulders can carry the hopes of a nation. -Katie Taylor On 7th August, 2021, India witnessed a 23-year-old boy achieving a milestone and leaving behind a trail that millions would emulate. Fingers crossed, my face beaded with sweat, I was all keyed-up; this was the first javelin match that I had been…

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Pegasus: The wings to the era of cyberattack

Pegasus: The wings to the era of cyberattack

Flaunting a mobile telephone is no longer a status symbol. The ubiquitous shiny device has been lapped up by practically every member of our society, cutting across religion, caste, gender, and income groups. By now, phones have promoted themselves from being a necessity to an obsession. The irony lies in the fact that many of…

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More than a Mystic Poet

More than a Mystic Poet

“আমরা শিশুদের জগৎকে কেড়ে নিয়ে ভূগোল শেখাই, ভাষা কেড়ে নিয়ে ব্যাকরণ শেখাই। সে চায় অনেক কিছু কিন্তু পায় শুধু তথ্য।” Geniuses are born. But the flowering of the multifaceted personality of Rabindranath Tagore was a result of the interaction of a spread of favorable environmental factors in producing the genius. In a letter that he…

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