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Aloknath Meme

Alok Nath in Cyber Tsunami?

All those sports enthusiasts who love going to the stadiums to watch the game are secretly waiting for one other thing. No, it isn’t...
Pravasi Bharatiya Divas

Day of the Non-Returning Indian? [Infographic]

Today India celebrates “Pravasi Bharatiya Divas” or the “Day of the Non-Resident Indian”. Organised under the aegis of the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs,...

Are you a Hindu liberal?

Are you a Hindu? Do you consider yourself as a liberal? So are you a Hindu liberal? What is it about “Hindutva” that is un-secular or un-liberal?

Remember MiG 21… Remember Rang De Basanti

Today when we look back, it is clear that the nostalgia of MiG-21 valiantly serving the IAF during the war is swept aside by the activism sparked by Rang De Basanti!
Communicating with kids

Talking To Your Kids – And Listening Too!

This Children’s Day, let’s take up the challenge to keep talking, keep listening and keep emoting. The human touch is most vital element for all us now and we need to take care so that this chain does not break

Telangana wins, Hyderabad loses?!

For a person who was unexposed to issues of Andhra Pradesh (AP), I was quite taken aback by the violence during the statehood agitation. I always thought when we fight against our oppressors we become violent, but Telangana and the rest of Andhraites are supposed to one Telugu brethren

Life in Big Indian Cities!

Is there any life left in big cities? Can we rate Indian cities based on standards of living and quality of life? Studying the latest data from the Census of India, 2011, I found an interesting way to find cities with better living standards.
Water Hyacinth on Lake

Nualgi – a saviour for sewage water?

Nualgi Nano Silica is one such technology developed by Indian innovators to feed diatoms. Diatoms are a type of single cell algae (phytoplankton), which live in all types of natural water bodies. Diatoms use sunlight to produce food through photosynthesis and they become food for other zooplanktons, which in turn are food for fishes. When this cycle is completed, the oxygen level in the water rises and the water body becomes healthy for all living beings.
smoking in public

The issue is Still Smoking!

Smoking in public places is a highly contentious issue today. It’s been nearly five years since the Indian government banned smoking in public places in its effort to reduce tobacco use.

Waste not wealth management! Part I

The issue of waste management in India is a much debated topic which needs no introduction. Everyday, large space is dedicated in the media to highlight the problems of urban waste.