Archive for October, 2016

The Race

By Terence Wynne from Camillus, NY [slideshow_deploy id=’3027′]

October 16, 2016 · 0 comments · Cartoon

When Animal Rights Become Human Wrongs

By Mark Antony Rossi I love animals as much as the next person. A point in fact I have a dog and two cats. (But that goldfish my son won at the carnival will not last long.) Still over the years I have grown uneasy as the animal rights movement […]

October 16, 2016 · 0 comments · Articles

Autumn

The  leaves  have  turned Golden  brown Like  the  twilight  sun A   little  drop  of  sadness  inked- All  the  day’s  fun Although  it  heralds  the  Winter Autumn  has  some  beauty In   grimness The  riot  of  colours  ephemeral, is  bright In it’s  dimness  Chill, inching  closer   indicates That  Summer  is   on  the  […]

October 16, 2016 · 1 comment · Poetry

India’s Brave Jawans

They leave behind a picture The family adores Expecting them to return Smiling and jubilant Just as they left their homes Loving, caring … missing The young and the old What does fate have in store for them? No one knows Yet gallantly they trudge along the path They have […]

October 16, 2016 · 3 comments · Poetry

Who Are The Conscience Keepers Of The Nation?

By Ananya Guha It is undoubtedly that, we must rise as a country to defend the armed forces who are not only sacrificing for the nation and suffering for it on the tenuous border of India and Pakistan. The Uri attack was provocative and barbaric. It was a bait to […]

October 16, 2016 · 1 comment · Articles

Water, Turning into the Ultimate Luxury

By Srinibash Das and Ranjit K. Sahu  The problems of population, pollution, and climate change will converge to create a major challenge for civilizations to sustain themselves in the coming decades. It is becoming increasingly evident that the availability of per capita consumables of basic materials, like air and water, are […]

October 16, 2016 · 1 comment · Articles

Person of the Week: Ranjit K. Sahu

Dear Readers, In this interview series where we ask questions to people who are making a difference, it can be big, it can be small, it doesn’t matter, what matters is their contribution to our society. It can be anyone from any walk of life and from any country. Please, do send […]

October 16, 2016 · 0 comments · Week's Person

Dependants

They sat huddled On an idle bench In the park That gazed at them invitingly Hands clasped, held together They looked forlorn Were they a lonely pair of love- birds?  A closer look betrayed The pain in their eyes A far- away look Peering into a world Lost, long, long […]

October 9, 2016 · 3 comments · Poetry

Distance Education, Education & Student Enhancement

By Ananya Guha Over the last three decades or so distance and open education has played a pivotal role in taking education to various sections of the society  at affordable costs. The cost effectiveness and universality of distance education by reaching out various target groups is its high point. Moreover […]

October 9, 2016 · 0 comments · Articles

Average People Can Change the World

By Mark Antony Rossi  I’m seriously annoyed by complainers who shout the world is heading for hell in a hand basket. Partly because in a day where children are armed with suicide vests I’m surprised anyone still believes in the concept of hell. And partly because I question the wide […]

October 9, 2016 · 2 comments · Articles