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Politically Correct

Nirbhay Dubey 0

The present speaker of Lok Sabha, Sumitra Mahajan, is the second woman speaker in the Parliament since independence of the country. The first one being Meira Kumar.     She…

Gastronomic Indulgence – Better safe than sorry

Princy P. John 2

It was a Sunday sun-lit morning. Elated at the prospect of wishing my cousin Amy on her sixteenth birthday, I dialed up her number. As the bell rang, I remembered,…

The Tune of Democracy

Nirbhay Dubey 0

Elections are the festivals of democracy. India is the largest democracy in the world. People over the age of 18 are considered as eligible voters. The voting age historically was pegged…

Black on White Or White on Black?

Princy P. John 1

After a busy day at work Joe was relishing a cup of coffee at home. He switched on his television and put National Geographic Channel. A show on beautiful striped…

Evolution of Light Bulbs

Rahul Kumar 0

Introduction of Light: The sun is by far our most important source of energy. Sunlight warms us, causes weather patterns, allows plants to manufacture oxygen and our food, from carbon…

Punjab – Vulnerabilities & Stakes

Nirbhay Dubey 0

The state of Punjab is one of the two states that have a Union Territory as their capital, the other being the state of Haryana. Punjab is also the state that…

The Quest for Black Gold

Rahul Kumar 0

Petroleum has been what the mankind has understood as a lifeline for economic development as well as a geo-political advantage for nations that possess the reserves. Ever since the Industrial…

Auroras: Painting in the Sky

Princy P. John 0

Aurora Borealis as seen from Ontario, Canada The spectacular natural paintings in the sky, the Auroras, have been a consistent feature in the myths and folklores of Northern people living…

Aqua Regia “A Magical Solution”

Rahul Kumar 3

Sometimes you may have observed that your parents would take an old gold ornament to a jeweller to get it cleaned and polished. After the polishing, the ornament comes back…

The political dimension of Jammu and Kashmir

Nirbhay Dubey 0

  Jammu and Kashmir is the northern most state of India, which shares the international border with the most hostile neighbour of the country, Pakistan, characterized by the largest Muslim population. The…

Polymer: Need Of Life

Rahul Kumar 0

If you have ever had a stray thought on the efficacy or importance of Science in our lives, think again. Our existence on this planet is supported by Science all…

The Noisy Meeting

Daksha Shah 2

It was Tina’s turn to give the presentation in the business meeting. Confident and excited, she approached the podium. All the eyes were fixed on her. As she started speaking,…

Dravidian Politics

Nirbhay Dubey 3

India is a country that thrives in diversity. When it comes to communication, there are 22 major languages, 13 different scripts and 720 dialects.  As you traverse from one part…

The Piercing Music

Princy P. John 3

A redhead woman of ample proportions strides to the front stage and the orchestra upsurges. She opens up her Hollywood red lipsticked mouth and there out comes a terrific earthshaking high note. The…

Kerala’s saffron challenge

Nirbhay Dubey 0

The state of Kerala has been witnessing politics that is unique. Two coalition blocks, namely the United Democratic Front (UDF) led by Congress and the Left Democratic Front (LDF) led…

Spectral Hues

Daksha Shah 0

The splash of colour in the picture is a treat to the eyes. If we ask you to name the colours in the picture you will feel it is a…

Ozone in the atmosphere – A Protective Layer

Rahul Kumar 2

The formation and depletion of Ozone has since long been a much debated topic. While by now each of us knows that the Ozone layer in the atmosphere protects life…

Science and Sensibilities

Princy P. John 0

11th of February 2016, was a winning day in the world of Physics and Astronomy. A group of renowned Physicists announced that the Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory (LIGO) situated…

The furnace of Bengal Politics

Nirbhay Dubey 0

The citadel of age-old red politics in India, the state of West Bengal received a new lease of life, in the name of Trinamool Congress after 34 years of consecutive…

The Power Of Love

Nitesh Mittal 0

If you are one of the lucky ones (and I hope you are), you would have been in love sometime in your life.      Chances are that you would have spent…

The raisin finger story

Daksha Shah 0

  It was a cold winter morning. Tony was reluctant to take a bath. His mom prepared a warm bubble bath with his favorite floating toys. Tony was excited and…

The stimulating politics of Assam

Nirbhay Dubey 0

The North Eastern state of India – Assam, has seen the party in power as Congress since the past 15 years. The congress came into power after overthrowing the Asom…

I spy, Ice Spikes

Princy P. John 0

Sometimes when I peek into my freezer at home and look at the ice trays, I see icy pinnacles rising up from the cubes. While most people would ignore this…

SMOG – An urban bane

Rahul Kumar 4

The price to pay for development is pollution. The most polluted cities today are the ones that are that are densely populated and paradoxically, also the potential centres of opportunities.…

Why Spinning Makes Us Dizzy?

Daksha Shah 0

    Amusement parks have all sorts of crazy rides designed to take you to through various levels of thrill and excitement and test your limits. The rides defy gravity,…

The Invincible Gorkhas

Nirbhay Dubey 0

The relationship that the two neighboring countries like India and Nepal enjoy is unique and unparalleled in the world. The treaty of friendship signed by the two countries in 1950…

Food Coma

Daksha Shah 2

With the exams round the corner, Tanvi engrossed herself in to books. The lack of sleep and the strenuous condition took toll over her health. Even the early morning seemed…

Nepal and India; A Spiritual Bind

Nirbhay Dubey 0

                          Nepal, the Himalayan country is situated between India and China. This tiny nation is a cynosure for…

Chemistry in everyday life

Rahul Kumar 2

  When someone mentions Chemistry, we generally think of the complex equations and label it boring. Maybe it is the way the subject is taught in schools that make it…

The Power of Yawn

Daksha Shah 0

  The strict teacher is giving a lecture on the most difficult topic. You are all eyes and ears to what she is teaching. Suddenly your friend across the desk…

The Free Falling Misconception

Princy P. John 1

Do bodies with different masses when dropped from a height in free space, reach the earth at different times depending on their weight? Well, do heavier bodies actually fall faster?…

The Smell of Rain

Daksha Shah 5

The weather is grey and your mood is blue.  It starts to rain. You step outside in the first downpour of the season, after a long dry spell: the sweet,…

Knowing the Hydrogen Bomb

Rahul Kumar 2

    Recently North Korea created an international buzz by announcing that it had successfully tested a Hydrogen bomb. For the common man, it was just ‘a bomb’. But do…

Communicating Without Words

Abir Basak 0

  Actions speak louder than words!!   While we communicate with other individuals, we are sending out messages all the time. Apart from conveying our thoughts verbally, we also communicate in various other…

The Colour of Blood

Daksha Shah 5

What’s the colour of blood? Is your answer Red?   Well, red is not the only blood colour available – there is a whole rainbow out there. Blood also comes…

An analysis of Bihar electoral outcome

Nirbhay Dubey 0

Bihar assembly election was perceived as the mother of all elections where for the first time, foes turned friends.  Nitish Kumar embraced arch rival Laloo Yadav to defeat the ruling…

The Physics of Tsunami

Princy P. John 2

Yes! The rebels are none other than Tsunami. Utter the word ‘Tsunami’, and one tends to go back down the memory lane of 26th December, 2004 that devastated the shores…

Black Hole of the Eye

Daksha Shah 0

Confused? The black hole we are talking about is called the Blind Spot. You are blind at one spot in both of your eyes. This so-called blind spot is actually…

Making Learning Fun

Abir Basak 0

  As students, we all know that there are some topics that need to be understood – the conceptual kinds, and some just to be memorized. For some, memorizing is…

End of Road for Batteries?

Princy P. John 0

  Sitting in 2016 if one tends to reminisce two decades, one realizes that technology has made a significant breakthrough in every field. Computers that were 486 and Pentium based,…