Wednesday , 20 March 2019


Feminist retellings of Hindu myth: Return of the Devi

Vrinda Nabar Two recent publications have added to the ongoing myth-centric creativity in our literatures. The first of these, a translation from Telugu, is a collection of narratives about Sita’s second exile and her encounters with women like Shurpanakha, Ahalya, and her younger sister Urmila (married to Lakshman who left her to serve Ram and Sita during their first exile). ... Read More »

Jo jeeta wohi Sikandar

Luis Dias I registered for the course “Goa in the making of the Portuguese empire (16th-18th centuries)” conducted by Ângela Barreto Xavier a few weeks ago because of the intriguing title, Please like & share: Read More »

Everything you need to know about Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus

Kul Bhushan Apple’s latest smartphones, the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 are on sale across offline retailers and e-commerce platforms. If you are planning to buy the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, here are a few important things you should know. Please like & share: Read More »

Let’s do it for football with a ticket

AUGUSTO RODRIGUES Many of us set foot on the road to the U-17 World Cup around four years ago. At that time everything looked askew and I think a lot of it was because many looked at it as an event keeping in mind our concept of Under-17. Please like & share: Read More »

Facebook launches new feature to help increase blood donation

Prajyot Mainkar India, like many countries, has a dearth of safe blood. The supply of people who donate does not always meet the demands of the people who need it. India is one of the biggest markets for Facebook and they are aware of it. Please like & share: Read More »

Russo-American Lunar Space Station

Nandkumar Kamat Russian space agency Roscosmos and American space agency NASA have signed an agreement at 68th International Astronautical Congress in Adelaide, Australia (September 25 to September 29, 2017) to build a lunar space station (LSS). Please like & share: Read More »

We are all bound together by the towel

Karan Thapar Have you observed how in government offices the back of the chair behind the desk is usually covered by a towel? You won’t find it on any other chair but the one intended for the most important person. Rare is the office where this isn’t the case. Please like & share: Read More »

Childbearing is not a duty, it’s a choice

Lalita Panicker The production of children is a prized theme with many of our political worthies. The latest and most surprising person to suggest that more children be produced so that robots don’t take over more jobs is the supposedly tech-savvy Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu. A strange piece of advice if I’ve ever heard one. And an ... Read More »