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Story Posted on 22-07-2019

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Pakistan india tensions, War memorial, Letters from Kargil, Kargil Vijay Diwas

The last letter from you: What two soldiers, from India and Pakistan, wrote and read during the Kargil War

Here's a glimpse of two letters, written by soldiers at war during the Kargil conflict, on the Indian and Pakistani side of the border. Both faced death. Both were about to become fathers.

LIFE

 |  5-minute read
Millennial struggles, Relationships and life, Millennials and relationships, Millennials

Inside the millennial brain: Why is the current generation so resistant to commitment?

Millennials cannot process anything with more than two syllables — relationships being one of them.

VARIETY

 |  2-minute read
Koh-i-Noor, Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh, Diamonds

Kurnool's diamonds are forever: Not all fairy tales have kings and queens. This one stars only diamonds!

Those who seek fortune occasionally stumble upon diamonds here.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Kashmir Militancy, Corruption in kashmir, Satya pal malik corrupt comment, Satya pal malik

Dear Satya Pal Malik, the war against corruption doesn’t mean killing the corrupt

The Jammu and Kashmir governor is ignoring complaints of corruption against his own administration.

VARIETY

 |  #PostcardsFromParas  |  4-minute read
Tiktok, Instagrammers, Social media influencer, Instagram

Instagram to remove 'likes' and video view counts: Is this social media's demonetisation moment?

But, do we 'like' this new idea from Instagram?

LIFE

 |  4-minute read
Patriotism, Bollywood films, Mera naam joker, Dilip Kumar

Birthday tribute to the man who carries ‘Bharat’ with him, Manoj Kumar

Known for his patriotic movies with songs that continue to feature on many playlists in the country, actor Manoj Kumar turns 82.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Male female birth ratio, Female Infanticide, Uttarakhand birth census, Birth ratio in india

3 months. 216 births. Zero girl child: Is the sorry state of the Uttarakhand census a cruel joke of nature or a much larger problem?

Nature may prefer male births - like we needed more proof of male privilege - but, it is still unlikely that not a single girl child was born during a period of three whole months.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Indian Army, LoC, Kargil Vijay Diwas, Kargil war

The Kargil Conflict of 1999: How Pakistan gave shape to its biggest military blunder

The Indian army needs to be forever vigilant against any Pakistani misadventure.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Qamar Javed Bajwa, Donald Trump, United States, Imran Khan

Imran Khan is in the US on a ‘private tour’. We should just relax!

Was Imran Khan supposed to be received by US officials? Why would they send people to receive army chief General Qamar Bajwa?

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Delhi congress, Kiran walia, Udit Raj, Sheila Dikshit

Sheila Dikshit was soft-spoken but firm when it came to decision-making

She didn't need personal invites to attend functions. She was the epitome of simplicity.