George Michael is a natural; even as images of his Wham! days start to fade to grey, some of his Wham! creations like Wake Me Up Before You Go Go! and Careless Whisper remain indelible. He was like Elton John of the Eighties who believed in the scientific side of music. Every beat and rhyme […]Read more "“I gotta have Faith”: The Big Bang Arrival of a Matured George Michael"
“Moonlight drowns out all but the brightest stars”, some of these brightest stars sat in the control room of Satish Dhawan Space Centre while they made history for their fellow country people and the entire mankind. It was for the first time that a country as young as India had ambitions to soft-land on […]Read more "The Moon: Dreams of A Young Nation"
Reeti Agarwal brings photos from Central Delhi’s Chanakyapuri and surrounding areas with tales unheard before. Harshit Mansukhani tells about the unprecedented crisis in the capital The national capital is under the grips of an unprecedented water crisis. Despite attempts by Jal Shakti Minister (Water Minister), Gajendra Shekhawat to label Delhi and other parts’ water […]Read more "Story in Pictures: Curious Case of Delhi’s Disappearing Water"
Tsar Nicholas II of Russia and his family, the Romanovs, were murdered 100 years ago on July 17, 1917, by Marxist revolutionaries. What does this anniversary mean for Vladimir Putin? Revolution came to Russia in February 1917, a month later in March the king of the Russian Empire Tsar Nicholas II abdicated the throne. With the revolution in many […]Read more "Putin’s Russia and the Ghost of the Romanovs"
Reliving the Mumbai mafia’s affair with politics, Bollywood, glitz, and glamour. Mumbai, the city of dreams, is an exciting mix of people, culture and heritage. There are facets of individuals and groups trying to win over this city and rule it, but everyone has failed except the Mumbai Mafia. The first dons of Bombay, Karim […]Read more "Not So Chori Chori Chupke Chupke: Bombay, The Mafia, Bollywood, and the Politics Trail"
Coming out of pools of data, how China made its own mark in the world economy and how India is getting ready to beat it Its been a decade now since Lehman brothers, Investment banking company went bankrupt triggering the world economic crisis of 2008. 2008 crisis was as bad as the 1930s global economic […]Read more "The Decade of a Financially Strong China and India’s Wait For The Turn"
Yahi din hai jiske liye maine kati thee in ankhon mein raatein Yahi seeli aab-e baqa, chasma noor hai, jalwa-e toor hai? Issi ke liye woh suhane, madhur, rasbhare geet gaye they maine? Urdu Poet, Akhtarul Iman in his poem Pandrah August (15th August) says, “Was it for this day that I had spent so many sleepless nights, […]Read more "Tracing My Roots: Why a British made line can divide a land but not people"
Is it only media, No!, the technological wave is being felt at every workplace but you can survive it. Remember Y2K? I mean the year 2000 when every big and small company rushed to safeguard their data anticipating a millennium bug that could wipe out calendar information. The technology of the future has the power […]Read more "The Rise of Machines: Is the technology of the future going to take away my job?"
“The official position of the state is that global nuclear catastrophe is not possible in the Soviet Union.” & “Every lie we tell incurs a debt to the truth. Sooner or later that debt is paid.” It is gripping, it shocks you, it makes you rethink the cost of living, but it just scratches the […]Read more "The Cost of Lies: Why Chernobyl is the symbol of failed Soviet Union"