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In search of roots in Muzaffarabad

Amardeep Singh Postman to my father, “Sunder Singh, this is a strange postcard and I believe it is for you.” With a two line address that just read “Sunder Singh, Gorakhpur,” it could only be a divine intervention that the postcard sent from Rawalpindi (Pakistan), found it’s way to my...

Bollywood Buzz

“Grateful to be an alchemist for present day working women”

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, who completes 25 years in show business, says she is grateful for the "unfading love" of fans that has helped her be "a bit of an alchemist" in the evolution of "us as women". Aishwarya has been a part of the entertainment industry since she won the...


A Versatile Genius

Dr Nater Singh Inspite of all ordeals and dark days, the visonaries do not look back. It is their attitudes and their ability to express themselves which makes them discover a path for themselves. They see what everybody has seen but they think of possibilities that nobody has thought. They...


Headphones during Morning Walk

Agrita Chhibber The clockstrikes at 5 o'clock in the morning, runners are ready to explore the beauty of nature in its calmness. But wait calmness?...

Career & Education

Smart Institutions

Prof. Raj Shree Dhar S - Specific, M - Motivation, A - Achievable, R - Relevant, T - Time-Bound The two friends Goodwill of Things (GoT) and Internet of Things (IoT) are discussing S.M.A.R.T. institutions this morning that can serve as a platform to create a safe and positive learning environment...

Smart Institutions

Scholarship Alert

Scholarship Alert

Voyage to Success


Grah-Pravesh Why it is important

Dr. Aarushi Sadhotra As per vastu shastra, Grah Pravesh is the most important Ritual after the house is ready to be possessed. Although, Prayers are to be done at various stages of construction to ensure that construction continues at a fast pace, without any hurdles and hindrances and at the...

Book Review

Man expressed in its entirety

Sushant Dhar "It's love, not reason that's stronger than death." Hans Castorp is an engineer. He has just finished his eight semesters at the technical schools. He has to join the firm of Tunder and Wilms as a Volunteer apprentice. Dr. Heidekind advises him to go for a few weeks to...


Outfits to choose for festival season

Kalyani Channawar There are many festivals to choose from for the Indian festival season. This is a time when everyone wants to look their best and avoid any wardrobe malfunction at the very least. Some festivals like Diwali, Dushera, among others are one that needs you to be ready with...


Kailash Mansarovar Yatra

Kulbhushan Gupta Mount Kailash is a sacred Himalaya Mount situated in Tibet. The word Kailash Mount is derived from two words Kailash+ Mansarovar, where Kailash refers to Mount or home of Lord Shiva. Mansarovar word comprises of Manas(mind) and Sarovar (lake). Lord Brahama is the creator of this lake. The lake...

Science & Technology

Combating Cybercrime

Rahul Dogra Cyber crime refers to any criminal activity that takes place with the help of Internet. There are many cyber crime activities like hacking, online identity theft, cyber stalking, ransom ware/virus attack, credit card frauds, and child pornography and so on. We are being surrounded by the digital space...

Art and Culture

Vanishing Mysteries

Subhashish Roy The art of magic has a long history in Indian culture, and has shaped the popular imagination of India as a "land of magic." American magicians have visited India searching for magic for centuries, and Indian magicians have performed in the U.S. as well. U.S. Fulbright Nehru scholar...

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