Beyond Communal Lines

I saw, I felt, I wrote – based on a real life incident. “Musafir hoon yaroo, na ghar hai na thikana; Mujhe chalte jana hai..baas chalte jana.” The melody floated in my ears and drew my attention to the backseat of the bus. A young man in his early 20s was humming this number, while... Continue Reading →

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Price rise Crisis

When a system fails to invigorate efficiency in output with increase in resource absorption it leads to price rise. Price rise is in fact a resultant factor of a plethora of underlying currents in the socio-economic arena. The populist aspirations of the democratic government might get a boost with the incorporation of idealized policies which... Continue Reading →

Evolution of the Olympic Mascot

The origin of Olympic mascot dates back to 1972 when it was first used in the Munich Olympics. Prior to that its use was confined to the US sports clubs and schools. It was believed to bring good fortune to the people. Etymologically speaking, the word "mascot" comes from the french term "mascotte" which means... Continue Reading →

Rota vaccine in abating diarrheal deaths

Severe diarrhea is responsible for around 10 percent of total child mortality in India every year. Rota virus,a leading cause of severe diarrhea majorly affects children less than five years of age. Nearly 80,000 deaths have been reported in a year and about 9 lakh hospitalized.  In order to abate diarrheal deaths in India,the health... Continue Reading →

Kolkata Sip..

The scorching Kolkata heat escalating to nearly 42°C calls for a welcome refuge with a beat the heat mantra. Kolkata's "Old is Gold" heritage place Paramount is just the place one needs to pay a visit now. A classic sherbet house with a walk-in sitting arrangement is a welcome call for all Kolkatans venturing out... Continue Reading →

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