Editorial: Touching The Sun — Parker Solar Probe

By the end of its seven-year mission, a 10-foot probe about the weight of a Clydesdale horse will travel nearly eight times closer to the Sun than any spacecraft before.  Here comes the ‘Parker Solar Probe’ and it’s more than all right. “I like to call it the coolest hottest mission under the sun,” NASA…

Why Break-Ups?

I know what happens. You go for months, may be even years without meeting someone you’re truly attracted to and then out of no-where, a guy comes along, who you find yourself drawn to on every level. But after an initial attraction, this guy disappears. He stops being responsive. He goes cold and you are…

A Letter For A Fairy

My Loveliest, Prettiest, dearest Fairy You’re here! You finally made it. Few pounds weight, tiny little fingers, beautiful eyes and an innocent soul. Welcome to our crazy, dysfunctional and loving world. Sorry to be the one to break it to you, but we’re a bunch of weirdos. But hey, you would never be bored. Even…

Shane Todd Suicide Case — Bloggers Dead

“That’s the American engineer who was found hanging two days after leaving his job in Singapore, having already lined up a new job in the US and packed up his stuff to return home. He worried that Singapore planned to share his work on semiconductors with China for military use, and that his life was […]…

Editorial: Death Mystery of Lord Buddha

‘Death has nothing to do with Going Away. The Sun sets. The Moon sets. But they’re not gone.’        -Mahatma Buddha   The ‘Buddha‘ is undoubtedly one of the most influential figures in world history, and his teachings have affected everything from a variety of other faiths to literature to philosophy, both within…

Editorial: Lunar Eclipse – Journey from Myth to Science

More than two thousand years ago, the Babylonians were able to calculate that there were 38 possible eclipses or syzygy within a period of 223 months i.e. about 18 years. This period of 223 months is called as ‘Saros Cycle’ by modern astronomers, and a sequence of eclipses separated by a ‘Saros Cycle’ constitutes a ‘Saros Series’. Although…

Little Spire from Last Summer

(Inspired by ‘My Last Himalayan Trek’. We Miss Sneha( in story, she’s referred as Ruth) – a lady who lived the longest in the shortest life span. She would stay in my heart, forever as the sweetest inspiring memory of my life). It’s a story that happened during last summer when each leaf was turning…

Editorial: Oh! I’m a Feminist because I Can’t Cook.

I’m a lady with a morality that stands firm with women and strongly protest against real disasters. But that doesn’t define me as a ‘Modern Day Feminist’. Also being an anti-feminism does not define me as a human being. I am also many other things. I am not particularly fond of being considered an ‘anti-feminist’….

One Musical God and The Lost Chords

Their love was immortal. Not because they were Gods. There was a spellbinding form of love between an impassioned body and a living God. Hindu scriptures describe them as divine companions. They say, with dedication, complete submission of a body and a soul made their love beyond mortality but did Lord Krishna and Radha lived…

Editorial: Lotuses in Terror Ponds

Terrorism is no more discriminated by a particular religion or gender. When women are found to be complicit in acts of terror, torture, and even rape; society asks, ‘How could this happen?‘. The answer is, as to be expected, complicated. Female terrorists are hardly a new phenomenon. From the militant women of the Provisional Irish Republican…

Editorial: Front Runners of Odisha – State Politics

Elections are colourful exercises of the democratic nature of Indian Politics. Adding some real political drama to that in Odisha, state is awaiting to witness a close contest between Congress, BJP and currently ruling party BJD. Since last two decades, state has experienced one party and a system without a strong opposition. Now the case is…