TRAVEL DIARY: God’s Own Country

TRAVEL DIARY: God’s Own Country

With the winter chills barely setting in, travelers are packing their bags for their much-needed travel break. If you are one of them, then what are you waiting for? Go on, pack your bags and hop onto to the next bus or train or plane (not literally!) and be the next Vasco da Gama! If…

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The Literature Nobel, 2016

The Literature Nobel, 2016

“Literature is where I go to explore the highest and lowest places in the human society and in the human spirit, where I hope to find not absolute truth but the truth of the tale, of the imagination and of the heart.”                                                                                                        -Salman Rushdie Literature consigns you to entities unfortified, arrays unexplored and realms…

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Fantastic Schools and What are Taught in Them!

Fantastic Schools and What are Taught in Them!

Young Partho finds a schoolbag outside his room. “A gift?”; it’s not even his birthday! Hands trembling, he opens the bag. Books fall off from it, books he has never read. “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets… hmm… sounds interesting…” and off he goes on a reading spree. Turns out that he’s been enrolled…

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The Winter Circus: Logjam in Parliament

The Winter Circus: Logjam in Parliament

The Winter Session of the parliament this year has been the most bizarre one. The logjam in the parliament has resulted in loss of valuable time and the taxpayer’s money. In a time where demonetization has hit hard on the pockets of the people and they are being requested to co-operate with the government, the…

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Vijay Diwas, 45 Years of Indo-Pak War

Vijay Diwas, 45 Years of Indo-Pak War

“Here is your country. Cherish these natural wonders, cherish the natural resources, cherish the history and romance as a sacred heritage, for your children and your children’s children. Do not let selfish men or greedy interests skin your country of its beauty, its riches or its romance.” -Theodore Roosevelt On the 45th anniversary of the…

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