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OF AYE AYE TEEZ & FACTITIOUS IDOLATRIES

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OF AYE AYE TEEZ & FACTITIOUS IDOLATRIES

A fortnight ago the final results of IIT Advanced were announced. It is a prestigious pan India examination, in which, not just students but parents and the education industry at large invest time, diligence, disciplined focus and money. Phew, what a slew! How has IIT garnered this fame? Despite its hype and appeal to dedicated […]

Bhutan can Teach Bihar to spay Barking Strays

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Bhutan can Teach Bihar to spay Barking Strays

They move around in ferocious packs and sometimes scare the living daylights out of kids and older citizens! Towns like Patna with a formidable stray dog population should learn from Bhutan.  The Newsnet team trawled around the web to discover a dog magazine called The Bark! And we got our paws on this fascinating piece […]

Auto-rickshaws and following Jesus

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Auto-rickshaws and following Jesus

Experience sharing By KATIE By KATIE Since I have been here in South Asia, I have discovered everything is completely different from anything I’ve known before. The language, food, architecture, culture, people, dress and the transportation all are different than in the States. For instance, in the United States, we have a lot of traffic […]

The cool kids are on Ethereum, says the Crunch

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The cool kids are on Ethereum, says the Crunch

In the beginning the Prophet Satoshi brought us Bitcoin. And the cryptogeeks and libertarians looked upon it, and said lo, we smile upon this, for it is good, and decentralized, and solves the Byzantine Generals Problem. For a time all was well. But then came wailing and gnashing of teeth and wearing of sackcloth. And […]

Uncomfortable but Actual : Raghavan’s book on India’s War

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Uncomfortable but Actual : Raghavan’s book on India’s War

Historian Srinath Raghavan in his latest book, India’s War: The Making of Modern South Asia, 1939-1945 (Allen Lane), details India’s contribution to World War II. The book explores the war’s impact on the Independence movement, how it was during this period that the Army saw its biggest expansion, and why this inquiry is important from […]

What does fair mean?

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What does fair mean?

Fair means not to be biased, judgmental and to be unbiased in each and every situation. Fairness is not just a part of a person’s nature but also the part of a person’s identity and personality. If you treat a person with equality without discrimination or favoritism then you are called fair. Fairness is without […]

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Stop drowning Buddhist Monasteries, says Tawang

It’s a shame that monks and nuns, who normally confine themselves to matters within their monasteries, have to come out on the streets and protest, because their age-old monasteries are in danger of being swallowed up by greed masquerading as ‘national interest’. In a shocking incident six people have lost their lives while scores have […]

Wildlife Spotting In North India

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Wildlife Spotting In North India

There are many different Indian places to visit—each with its own sights, smells, flavors and tempos. This journey visits old colonial India, via the towns and villages built up over that period and the wildlife sanctuaries where live some of the exotic animals that India was so well known for during that time. Two of […]

How about a successful career to benefit Children?

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How about a successful career to benefit Children?

You may have head of Bachelor’s Degrees in arts, commerce and science. But what can be more job oriented than a Bachelor of Vocation? This novel stream, duly recognized by the University Grants Commission(UGC) and approved by the by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) is offered by the prestigious Tata Institute of Social […]

The great Rainbow Yoga show that never was

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The great Rainbow Yoga show that never was

So we’ve seen the first ever International Yoga Day in India. No doubt there were many fags, queens, kothis, cross dressers, transmen, dikes and assorted queers who rummaged in their collective closets, brought out their yoga mats and happily joined in. Now, now ,my darlings! All of us love a great party, and here was […]

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