29
Jan

How Tech Companies Are Leading The Fight Against Climate Change

The Earth’s climate has changed throughout history. Just in the last 650,000 years there have been seven cycles of glacial advance and retreat, with the abrupt end of the last ice age about 7,000 years ago marking the beginning of the modern climate era — and of human civilization. The…
26
Nov

Wildlife Conservation is Our Collective Duty

A startling report from the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has given enough evidence of the dwindling wildlife population in the world. Nearly two-thirds of wildlife species have declined in just the past four decades. The WWF’s Living Planet report brought to my notice that from 1970 to 2014, 60 percent…
1
Nov

How Technology is Changing the Indian Transportation Sector

The recent decision of Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) to make a strategic investment in US-based SkyTran Inc, a company developing state of the art technology in the field of personal rapid transit systems, led me to pen down my thoughts on how technology can benefit the Indian transportation sector. The…
4
Oct

Saving the King of the Gir

The first time I saw a lion at the Gir National Park, I understood the meaning of the word majestic. Its dark mane, protruding ears, and fierce stare were mesmerizing. My first thought was that the lion is called the king of the beasts for all the right reasons. The…
20
Sep

Asian Games 2018, Shaping Indian Sports

India won 69 medals in Asian Games 2018 held at Jakarta and Palembang, Indonesia. With 15 gold, 24 silver, and 30 bronze, India surpassed its previous best from the 2010 Games in Guangzhou, China. Though India finished eighth, the sheer quality of their performance was a delight to watch. From…
10
Sep

Somnath shrine, an experience of serenity

During an argument about who holds higher authority over the universe, Brahma (the creator) and Vishnu (the operator) witnessed the fiery incarnation of Lord Shiva. In an urge to find the start and the end of this infinite radiant light, piercing through the three worlds, both the gods are believed…
5
Sep

New india’s preparedness to combat natural calamities

Harold Macmillan, the former British PM was once asked what was the most difficult thing about his job. “Events, my boy, events” was his famous reply. Put in more comprehensive terminology, things happen and takes the governments and the nations by sway, while we the most powerful of all animals…
17
Aug

Bidding adieu to bharat ratna shri atal bihari vajpayee

Maut ki umar kya hai, do pal bhi nahi Zindagi silsila, aaj kal ki nahin It is ironical that the only words that come to my mind at this moment of deep loss are the ones written by the late Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee himself. Since last evening, when the…
14
Aug

Can football be the next cricket in india?

India is the home of cricket. None would dispute that. We are the #1 Test Team in the world and our line-up boasts of sporting legends, of which some have gone to grab the status of Gods. Two World Cup wins and decades of spectacular play have had cricket garner…
3
Aug

Money not got back is the root of all problem.

India ranks 1st among cricketing nations in Test matches – I am certain you already know this and the many interesting facts surrounding each player. But if one is ever to glean over financial records of our banking system with the same interest with which they read cricket stats, they…
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