Understanding smog – Delhi’s recurring winter problem

The word smog comes from a combination of two words, smoke and fog. In winters when the air is heavy with moisture, various particles stick to the water droplets in the air making a cloud of smog around us.  These particles are all pollution related and they happen due to the following reasons. Vehicular Pollution…… Continue reading Understanding smog – Delhi’s recurring winter problem

Embrace who you are and stop feeling special about it

Feeling special makes us happy. All those chemicals in our brain and actions in subconscious mind work with only this one aim in mind. But if the brain is tricking you into believing you are special, you need to trick it back. First let us understand, is feeling special necessary. Does it make us perform…… Continue reading Embrace who you are and stop feeling special about it

Good guys finish last

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Once a boy asked a girl, “What’s wrong with you women!”. With a frown she replied, “Nothing, we are 100% perfect”. Let’s define the good guys Good Guys are hidden from plain sight unlike the handsome hunks seen and available everywhere. Good guys are either achievers or working hard at getting there, as opposed to…… Continue reading Good guys finish last

The demise of (neat) handwriting

Has lockdown begun the inevitable death of the written word. Will online classes pave way for complete digitization of education. The first assault on writing began 15 years back with the smartphone and Blackberries. It got reinforced with India becoming the largest consumer of smartphones. Now we have people saying that online classes are here…… Continue reading The demise of (neat) handwriting

Why it is important to help yourself first!

Have you seen people around you happy and wondered their secret. How their life is seemingly going on smoothly. A common factor for happy people is that they get tagged as ‘Selfish’. Vice versa is also true. Selfish people are happy. Happy people are selfish because they make themselves happy first. Let us try to…… Continue reading Why it is important to help yourself first!

Can famers demands stand the scrutiny of technology

With the farmers agitation in Punjab reaching its peak, a delegation of farmers met central ministers in Delhi to put forth their demands. One of their key demand is to cancel the fines levied for stubble burning and set the jailed farmers free. Stringent anti-pollution laws violation carry a jail term of up to 5…… Continue reading Can famers demands stand the scrutiny of technology

Comprehensive guide to deal with online majnus

The striking commonality between the movie “Pink” and Utsav case is that men almost as a rule consider certain signs as an invitation that she is interested. These men have no clue about what is inappropriate behavior and that it is not allowed by law. To call such men majnus is inappropriate in itself, but…… Continue reading Comprehensive guide to deal with online majnus

Why the 1 May announcement by British Govt is not an epic achievement

Health Secretary for Britain, Matt Hancock in a press conference on 01 May 2020 announced that Britain has crossed the 1,00,000 tests per day target. He went on say that this is an unprecedented achievement by UK medical services. Hancock and his team believe that testing for COVID-19 is very important to get Britain back…… Continue reading Why the 1 May announcement by British Govt is not an epic achievement