CDRI stands testimony to Physicist Stephen Hawking’s Lucknow connect

People who boast about their IQ are losers – Stephen Hawking Lucknow has been witness to many literary, cultural and scientific revolutions. In the land of the Sepoy Mutiny, the existence of institutions like CIMAP, CDRI, KGMC and SGPGI are testimony that science has been an intrinsic part of the legacy that Lucknow boasts of. Not surprisingly the city has a strong connection with noted … Continue reading CDRI stands testimony to Physicist Stephen Hawking’s Lucknow connect

Akshay Kumar’s character in 2.0, Pakshi Rajan is inspired by late ornithologist Salim Ali

A tribute to a man who loved birds more than humans. More human and an ornithologist by craft….. Akshay Kumar in recent years has played roles that have been a raging hit on screen. 2.0 is making headlines not just because of Rajnikanth, but also for the role that Akshay Kumar portrays.  In his recent venture with Rajnikanth as lead, he is the antagonist donning … Continue reading Akshay Kumar’s character in 2.0, Pakshi Rajan is inspired by late ornithologist Salim Ali

Ahead of the next general election, RSS rallies for Ram temple

A RSS rally for a temple inching for a grand Sabha on December  9 Days after a massive congregation at the temple town of Ayodhya to push for a Ram Mandir in the holy city, the RSS has initiated a rally to mobilize people to build a Ram Mandir in Ayodhya in the disputed Ayodhya site. Thousands of Hindu hardliners have been rallying to press … Continue reading Ahead of the next general election, RSS rallies for Ram temple

India’s million mutinies by farmers reach epic proportions

India has been witnessing a million mutinies each day. There is either a clarion call for a massive Ram temple at Ayodhya or better standards of living for the farming community. The farmers in India have said that Ayodhya may not be that big an issue, but agrarian distress is something that needs immediate redressal. Speaking to newsmen ahead of the agitation where the farmers … Continue reading India’s million mutinies by farmers reach epic proportions

Digital Media: Racing to the future

In the 21st century not just India but the entire world has been seeing a digital boom vis a vis the media. The fourth estate has been hungry to do something unique. As a consequence there has been a mushrooming of digital media houses in the country. Organizations today are now gradually turning towards a mobile first concept that tries to encash the already existing … Continue reading Digital Media: Racing to the future

आतंक के बदनाम गलियों को छोड़ वाणी ने देश के लिए जीवन त्याग दिया

बड़ी अजीब बात है. एक ऐसे दौर में जब हम आतंकवाद को जड़ से ख़तम करने की बात कर रहे हैं, तो वंही एक ऐसा कहानी सामने आता है, जो बताता है की मौका मिले तो आतंकी भी वतन के लिए लड़ सकता है. हर बार ज़रूरी नही की वो निर्दोष और निहत्तों को ही मार गिराए. अपने देश की साख बचाने के लिए भी … Continue reading आतंक के बदनाम गलियों को छोड़ वाणी ने देश के लिए जीवन त्याग दिया

Tukaram Omble: The man who stared Ajmal Kasab in the eye

26/11 and the horrors that it brought with it still haunt many in Maximum City. An event in India that has gone into the annals of history as one of the darkest Mumbai has ever seen. Of the many lives lost and the excessive damage, one story that brings back the spirit of sacrifice in many of us is the story of ASI Tukaram Omble. … Continue reading Tukaram Omble: The man who stared Ajmal Kasab in the eye

Into the valley of death, rode the 120 led by Major Kuldip Singh Chandpuri

India has fought many battles and each time the army has only made us more proud. Each battle fought has made us realize that there are some blue blooded men who stand guard at the toughest of times. They sacrifice life, family, festivals and sleep to ensure that the nation is saved from adversaries. There are also times when there have been exceptionally brilliant decorated … Continue reading Into the valley of death, rode the 120 led by Major Kuldip Singh Chandpuri

तो सियावर रामचंद्र हों, या फिर लंकापति रावण, जानिए उनका जीवन इस सफ़र पर

देश में राम का नाम बड़ी ज़ोरो शॉरों से लिया जा रहा है और ऐसा हो भी क्यूँ ना क्यूंकी राम हम सब के लिए गौरव के प्रतीक हैं. इसी बीच एक ऐसे रामायण सर्किट की शुरुआत हुई है जो की आपको सीधे राम के जीवन का पूर्ण दर्शन कराएगी और आपको लंका पति रावण के द्वार तक पहुँचने का भी मौका देगी. मंदिर, मूर्ति … Continue reading तो सियावर रामचंद्र हों, या फिर लंकापति रावण, जानिए उनका जीवन इस सफ़र पर

A Quest for Identity : The Last Act

Rama Shankar grew up in a family where hardships defined his life. His parents had a hand to mouth existence. In an age when he would have been better off at school, he would often escort his mother to the next door aunty’s house where she was the maid. For a good half an hour each day this would be his sneak – peek into … Continue reading A Quest for Identity : The Last Act