Thanks to Banks, Cash is still King worldwide!

Thanks to Banks, Cash is still King worldwide!

Cashless  is accepted everywhere. Our phones have payment apps  that work perfectly. A digital bank transfer lands  the money  within the hour, and systems such as PayPal , PayTM, and others allow us to settle any account in an instant. The government would like us to assume that cash is on the way out. Reality […]

Lip syncing to Gandhi

Lip syncing to Gandhi

October 2, Gandhi’s 150th birthday. Dry day, no fresh meat, pious platitudes mouthed by politicians. Facebook and Whatsapp flooded with sayings of the Mahatma. Really? Our Pradhan Sevak is busy lip syncing selected quotes of the Mahatma, even as killer gangs of goons masquerading as saviours of Hindutva, assault, intimidate and lynch fellow citizens with […]

World Humanitarian Day: A small step toward Humanity

World Humanitarian Day: A small step toward Humanity

August 19, is celebrated as a world Humanitarian day (WHO) all over the world. The day is celebrated to pay tribute to human workers and those who lost their lives due to human causes. World Humanitarian Day is also an occasion to celebrate the spirit that inspires human action in the world. This day is […]

Mother’s milk beats Baby Formula Any day!

Mother’s milk beats Baby Formula Any day!

Let’s celebrate the week of motherhood, WABA world breastfeeding week from 1st August to 7th August.  Mother’s milk is the most important nutrition for a newborn child. World Health Organisation (that’s WHO) says, feeding breast milk of the mother within the first hour of birth and sustained for six months can increases the immunization and […]

They know the value of a smile …

They know the value of a smile …

Every child has the right to smile and a kid’s smile can melt the most stone- heart person.  We celebrate birth of a child and see it as a source of fortune to the family. But if the child is born with a facial blemish, we are confused, angry, and don’t want to look on […]

Petitioner fined 25,000 for frivolity

Petitioner fined 25,000 for frivolity

Kochi: In a mischevious attempt by certain hardline anti-constitutional groups to harrass the Christians, one MS Anoop challenged the ‘constitutionality’ of Catholic Canon law. The Kerala High Court has imposed costs of 25,000 rupees on a petitioner challenging the constitutionality of the Catholic Church’s Code of Canons and its applicability in India. The Code of […]

Veggies, fish prices skyrocket in food scarce Assam

Veggies, fish prices skyrocket in food scarce Assam

GUWAHATI: Floods have deeply impacted our dining tables. It’s almost a nightmare for middle class urban dwellers.  Prices of vegetables have doubled almost. Fish is also scarce.  Vegetable prices have skyrocketed in the retail markets of Assam over the past couple of weeks as floods continue to ravage several thousand acres of crop land across […]

नया दौर, नई शुरुआत : क्यूंकि ये वक़्त हमारा है

समाज मे  सबको एक समान अधिकार और सम्मान मिलना चाहिए।  इस बात पर चर्चा तो खूब होती है, कुछ प्रयास भी होतें हैं, पर फिर भी भारत जैसे उदारवादी देश में मर्दों और महिलाओं को एक जैसे अधिकार नहीं हैं। कभी-कभी तो लगता है की महिलाओं का  अधिकार कानून के कुछ पन्नों तक ही सिमित […]

Did FinMin mislead the Lok Sabha?

Did FinMin mislead the Lok Sabha?

Did our new finance minister attempt to  mislead parliament? There appears to be some disinformation in her budget speech. Presenting her maiden budget speech, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman declared that the allocation on Education during the 2019-20 fiscal will be three times the revised estimate. But she stopped short of mentioning any figure. She just […]

A Goal beyond Football

A Goal beyond Football

Patna: The football field at St Xavier’s College was where four girls’ soccer teams showed off their gaming skills under a monsoon sky. While the Football for Women’s Empowerment on the 3rd of July might not have made it to the top of the sporting pages in the local newspapers, there is a distinct possibility […]

Students to celebrate Forests, amid looming crisis

Students to celebrate Forests, amid looming crisis

Taru Mitra is all set to celebrate the Van Mahotsav (Forest Megafest)  once again. “A week- long celebration. A celebration with trees, for trees. From 1st July to 7th July, trees of Taru Mitra  will receive lots of hugs and friendship bands from people”, is how Tarumitra spokesperson Devopriya Dutta puts it. Taru Mitra, the […]

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