Friday , 26 April 2019


It’s high time to save the giraffe

Maneka Sanjay Gandhi In 1990, I went to the dreadful Kolkata zoo. They had imported a young female giraffe from Africa- a practice we need to ban. Please like & share: Read More »

Mushirul Hasan, the classical liberal

Ramachandra Guha I first saw Mushirul Hasan in the Uttar Pradesh State Archives in Lucknow. The year was 1982. We sat on adjoining tables, each examining our respective files; however, as a new doctoral student, I was too shy to approach an established scholar with a PhD from Cambridge and several books under his belt. Please like & share: Read More »

Repost on the post

Frederick Noronha A friend emailed across a scanned image of a Christmas card the other day and made it clear that a printed version would not follow this year. At the risk of offending those who believe in faithfully sending out greeting cards in the festive season, I thought this was an idea whose time had come. Please like & ... Read More »

He did not want statues of himself

Gopalkrishna Gandhi “It will be a waste of good money to spend `25,000 on erecting a clay or metallic statue of the figure of a man who is himself made of clay…” Gandhi, Harijan on February 11, 1939. Please like & share: Read More »

A Pre-historic Timeline For Konkan

Tensing Rodrigues Nambirajan also discovered a large number of Middle Palaeolithic and Mesolithic tools at a site at Anakhan, Pernem, in the Tilari (Tillari) basin. Please like & share: Read More »

Being human

An exploration of desire establishes that Kama is at the very root of being human Please like & share: Read More »

A powerful laptop with AMD Ryzen processor

Asus VivoBook 15 X505ZA is powered by AMD’s next-generation Ryzen processor and Vega 8 processor for graphics. The laptop is available in India for Rs 52,990. Please like & share: Read More »

Coolpad launches Mega 5, 5C and 5M budget phones in India

Prajyot Mainkar Coolpad has launched Mega 5, Mega 5C and Mega 5M budget smartphones in India that cater to the offline market. Coolpad Mega 5 comes with a 5.7-inch HD+ 2.5D curved glass display with a resolution of 1440 pixels x 720 pixels. Please like & share: Read More »

Climate change produces novel species

Nandkumar M Kamat There is purpose behind this article because the changing fruiting of some mushrooms species need to be identified by citizens and reported to scientists like us who are working in the field. Please like & share: Read More »