international, More, News, Travel
January 09, 2024

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas: Honoring the contribution of Indian diaspora worldwide

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, popularly known as NRI Day, is observed annually on January 9 in India to honor and celebrate the priceless contributions made by the Indian diaspora worldwide. This day honors the accomplishments of Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs) and Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) who have greatly benefited their accepted nations while continuing to value […]

Fashion, News
January 04, 2024

When Bride and Groom ditched the ‘conventional’ Wedding Attire

Indian weddings are akin to a Bollywood blockbuster, with their vibrant colours and lavish décor. It’s always a grand spectacle, where everyone wearing from scorching sarees to sherwanis and donning with vibrant jewelry that could add weight to the wedding attire. But wait—it’s an Indian wedding of a bollywood star’s daughter! Ira Khan, the daughter of Mr. Perfectionist […]

international, News, Sports
December 07, 2023

World Cup in India: Team loss but Social win?

19 November 2023. Crores of people watched in shock and silence as India lost the World Cup final to Australia after a fantastic win streak of 10 matches. Streets, homes, and the stadium, though packed with people, were covered in a quilt of silence as we watched the Indian team lose despite the brilliant display […]

News
September 13, 2023

Putin and Kim: An Alliance Forged in Shadows

As world leaders meet behind closed doors, the geopolitical landscape continues to shift in ways that will have lasting consequences. Kim Jong Un, the enigmatic leader of North Korea, has ventured outside his hermit kingdom once again, this time to meet with Vladimir Putin, the authoritarian president of Russia. While details of their summit remain […]

News
September 13, 2023

Stop Separating Students: How Streaming Breeds Failure and Despair in Kota

Have you ever felt like a failure before you even had a chance to prove yourself? In Kota, Rajasthan, this feeling is all too common for students segregated into “lower-performing” batches at the city’s famous coaching centres. As experts warn, this discriminatory system has led to increased rates of anxiety, depression and even suicide among […]

Health, News
September 11, 2023

Pirola Variant Spreads, India Ramps Up Genomic Surveillance

As the alarming spread of the Pirola coronavirus variant ravages communities across North America, UK, and China, you may be wondering if this new strain poses a threat to India as well. While Pirola has not yet been detected on Indian soil, the government isn’t taking any chances. They have ramped up genome sequencing efforts […]

News, Technology
September 11, 2023

North Korea’s Nuclear Submarine Ambitions: Threat or Bluster?

As a country with an arsenal of nuclear weapons and a history of provocative actions, any announcement by North Korea related to expanding their military capabilities understandably raises alarm. According to recent reports from North Korea’s state media, Kim Jong-un has announced plans to retrofit existing submarines to carry nuclear weapons, heralding it as the […]

News
September 10, 2023

Torrential Rains Lead to Catastrophic Dam Collapses in Libya

As torrential rains from Storm Daniel pounded Libya, the unthinkable happened. Two dams in the northeastern part of the country catastrophically collapsed under the immense pressure of overflowing water, unleashing a wall of water that swept entire neighbourhoods into the Mediterranean Sea. Thousands of lives have likely been lost in the deluge according to officials […]

News
September 09, 2023

No Majority Winner in Maldives Election, Runoff Scheduled

So, looks like the Maldives presidential election is heading for round two. After all the campaigning and promises and debates, no candidate managed to secure a majority in the first round of voting on September 8. Now the top two contenders, opposition leader Ibrahim Mohamed Solih and incumbent President Abdulla Yameen, will face off again […]