Category Archives: Uncategorized

National anthem of India: a brief on ‘Jana Gana Mana’

“Jana Gana Mana” is the national anthem of India. Originally written in Bengali, it is the first of five stanzas of a poem written and later set to notations by Rabindranath Tagore. It was first sung in the Calcutta Session … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on National anthem of India: a brief on ‘Jana Gana Mana’

‘Missile woman of India’ – behind India’s new ICBM

By Pallava Bagla – Science Journalist Agni-V missile to take India into elite nuclear club India launches long-range missile The media loves calling her Missile Woman of India – and with good reason. Tessy Thomas, a scientist from India’s Defence … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on ‘Missile woman of India’ – behind India’s new ICBM

A life-changing experience

by Pramod K Chaudhari If you want to run, then run a mile. If you want to experience another life, run a marathon, said Emil Zatopek, a long-distance runner. A lot has happened since Delhi first organised the marathon in … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on A life-changing experience

Of men and husbands

by Mahesh Grover Marriages are made in heaven, solemnised and endured on earth. Indian marriages imply an “enduring bond” spanning seven lives, just short of two lives that a cat has and the thought of spending this period with one … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Of men and husbands

Caves of beautiful contradictions

Though the Ajanta caves were created for celibate monks, there is nothing austere about them, write Hugh and Colleen Gantzer IN the heat of a Maharashtrian summer, we climbed a cliff, trudged into caves, and stepped into a challenging ancient … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Caves of beautiful contradictions

Risk-takers, caretakers, undertakers

by V.K. Kapoor Most of the people are the product of their landscape. In a world divided between the domineering and the dependent, there are broadly three categories of people: risk-takers, caretakers and undertakers. Risk-takers are usually rule-breakers. They exude … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Risk-takers, caretakers, undertakers

Zookeeper suspended, 3 others served notice

Teasing of leopard at Chhat Bir zoo Gurdeep Singh Mann Tribune News Service Chhat (Banur), June 19 Following a news report in these columns about a caged leopard being teased by some visitors, who forced it to consume liquor, the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Zookeeper suspended, 3 others served notice