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Life Lessons: Teaching

By Hema Ravi Teachers that work too hard are the ones that burn out… “Thank you Mrs. Thompson for believing in me. Thank you so much for making me feel important and showing me that I could make a difference.” Mrs. Thompson, with tears in her eyes, whispered back. She […]

January 12, 2020 · 0 comments · Articles

Climate Change and Actions for A Smart City

Dr. Ranjit K. Sahu and Ravi Shankar Behera The super cyclone of 1999, Phailin 2013 and Cyclone Fani, 2019 have depleted considerable vegetation from the cityscape and coastal districts causing irreparable damage to the local biodiversity impacting human lives. A smart city is not just a conglomeration  of concrete structures […]

January 12, 2020 · 2 comments · Articles

The Anxiety Toolkit – A Book Review

By Lahari Kanadamuru Am I actually doing this? I guess so. This is the first time I am expressing my opinion about a book. To be honest, I don’t think I am even ready to do this. Why? Because until now, reading has been my refuge, a getaway when life […]

January 12, 2020 · 0 comments · Articles

Blood Island – A Book Review

By Sreya Sarkar In his non-fiction debut, Deep Halder embarks upon an arduous journey of uncovering the truth about the merciless state-sanctioned brutality unleashed on an island called Marichjhapi and its refugee inhabitants. The island, tucked away in the remote, marshy terrain of Sunderbans, far away from Calcutta’s critical eyes, […]

January 5, 2020 · 2 comments · Articles

Trump’s Populist Approach Will Guarantee His Re-election

By Mark Antony Rossi Trump’s populist approach will guarantee his reelection — and why is that? Fundamentally, it comes down to a single factor — no one opposing him has attempted to discover why he was elected in the first place.    Personal retaliation and status quo mantra’s are not […]

December 22, 2019 · 0 comments · Articles

Rituals as Channels to Creativity

By Mark Antony Rossi I began this article with the unique and personal premise of sharing my experience of exclusively working with a note pad application on my smart phone. By the end of 2016 I have written thirty-four columns without the use of pen and paper. Thirty-two years later […]

December 15, 2019 · 0 comments · Articles

Forgetfulness

By Anjana Subramanian Ever faced a situation when you go out of the house planning to buy 10 different things but end up buying only 6? Or simply trying to remember where you kept the car keys each time you head out. Have you ever wondered or thought why such […]

December 1, 2019 · 0 comments · Articles

Some of My Favourite Women in Classics

By Moinak Dutta Even before I try to put on paper my idea of finding powerful women characters in classics literature, I should put certain conditions as guiding principles for me so as to make my study coherent and precise. First of all, by the term ‘ literature’ , I […]

December 1, 2019 · 0 comments · Articles

Blockchain and How it Impacts Credit Unions

By Sarika Tainwala Block chain is a digital, distributed and decentralized ledger underlying virtual currencies that are responsible for logging transactions without a bank. It was conceived based on the issue of current banking system having flaws. Under the garb of third parties, banks were pilfering transaction fees payment validation […]

December 1, 2019 · 0 comments · Articles

Writing For Meaning in a Perilous Time

By Mark Antony Rossi Writing is communication. For many writers, including myself, it holds a deeper purpose because I was born unhappy with this world. Some create other worlds to send their message and escape this one. While some, like myself, seek to open minds and attempt to change this […]

November 24, 2019 · 1 comment · Articles