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GJM mischief disguised as Gorkhaland Issue?

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GJM mischief disguised as Gorkhaland Issue?

The 78-kilometer toy train line from NJP to Darjeeling is silent. Few are seen in the tea gardens. Tear gas shells counter the stones and bottles pelted at the police. The unrest over a long simmering separatist movement rattles the town which this time of the year keeps buzzing with tourists from all over India. […]

Be a Santa this Christmas

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Be a Santa this Christmas

So, as we all know, Christmas is nearing and everyone is preparing for it. Christmas is about spreading happiness, gifting cards bring smiles. This Christmas let us become the Santa Claus to the street kids. When we were young and waking up on Christmas with gifts by our side made us happy but the smile […]

Does Change frustrate you or make you Happy?

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Does Change frustrate you or make you Happy?

Change is something that does not change. It is permanent in our life but usually people do not like changes weather they are for good or bad. People tend to be in their comfort zones without any changes. A change can also be a step towards failure or success. Sometimes changes are so big that […]

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Wear Grey on your Wedding?

Grey can be the new fancy at weddings. Brides in Grey sounds weird doesn’t it? Grey colour by far is a choice for western formal wear and at times for light Indian wear. Grey is not a typical glamour wear but is elegant. In the traditional Indian Society red and pink are the typical bridal […]

Remembering Little Women

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Remembering Little Women

She was the first woman in Concord, USA  to register as a voter. Google today ( November 29)celebrated the birthday of one of the best-known female authors of 19th Century, Louisa May Alcott with a special Doodle displaying the characters of Little Women. Little Women was Alcott’s first and biggest success. It’s a semi-autobiographical account […]

When the travel bug bites Granny Lena…

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When the travel bug bites Granny Lena…

Elena Mikhailovna is an 89-year-old Russian pensioner from the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk and she’s not your average grandma. Granny Lena, as she refers to herself, has recently become popular on Russian media for her active traveller life-style, having already visited several European and Asian countries. In an interview to Sputnik Vietnam, Elena Mikhailovna revealed […]

Tooth trouble can bite off your happiness!

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Tooth trouble can bite off your happiness!

Every individual wants to look good. We use creams and other cosmetics to make-over ourselves. But we usually forget that using cosmetics cannot make a big change but taking good care of ourselves can definitely do so. Our smile can make a big difference to our personality. For a good smile we need to have […]

This was a Life: Abdul Sattar Edhi

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This was a Life: Abdul Sattar Edhi

A subdued Pakistan went into national mourning to bid farewell to a man who owned just two sets of clothes. Mr Abdul Sattar Edhi, the founder of Pakistan’s largest welfare organisation, died on Friday last week in Karachi aged 88. Mr Edhi, a sort of Pakistani ‘Mother Teresa’, was revered for setting up maternity wards, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]