Month: June 2016


Redefining Progress For the Sake of Mankind

By Mark Antony Rossi The current mantra of the scientific research “we are trying to improve people’s lives” doubles as an insidious rationalization to push past acceptable ethical boundaries in the name of progress. And a short-sighted notion of progress is why we proverbially and perpetually fall from grace. Grace […]


பாப்பாப் பாட்டு

Following Tamil poem is the work of a famous Tamil poet Subrahmanya Bharathiyar (1882-1921). It’s translation is done by Mr. NV Subbaraman, he lives in Chennai.   ஓடி விளையாடு பாப்பா! –நீ ஓய்ந்திருக்க லாகாது பாப்பா! கூடிவிளையாடு பாப்பா!-ஒரு குழந்தையை வையாதே பாப்பா!        (1) * சின்னஞ் சிறுகுருவி போலே –நீ திரிந்து பறந்துவா பாப்பா. வன்னப் பறவைகளைக் கண்டு […]


The Echoing Tree

Clash, with a terrific sound The bitter axe fell ruthlessly Upon the tender green branches of the marooned tree A lonesome shade upon the dull dirty road Where man walked to ease his drowned spirit  And sat beneath its mellow branches Decked with the greenest green The blow was deadly. […]



तू  मेरा  ख्वाब  है, ख़याल  है, तसव्वुर  है, तू  हक़ीक़त  में  जो  मिल  जाये,  मैं  जी  लूँ  शायद ग़म  का  सहरा  है  और  आँख  में  नमीं  भी  नहीं तू  अगर  प्यार  से  देखे  तो  मैं   रो  लूँ  शायद एक  वीरान  सी  ख़ामोशी  है  दिल  पर   तारी तू  दफ़अतन  जो  पुकारे  […]


Family First

By The Editor: Siddharth Sehgal Family always comes first isn’t it? A man would do anything for his family, even a highway robber Ratnakara did grave sins for his family until he found the right path and became Valmiki but it does arises a question how far would you really […]