The Untold Story of India’s 14-YO Female Revolutionary & Her Historic Trial

She was like any other pre-teen girl, scared of the darkness under the table while studying at night. That was before the proscribed books, arms, and ammunition secretly made their way to her study table. Meet Suniti Choudhury, the youngest female revolutionary of India. She was born to a middle-class Bengali family of the Comilla … Continue reading “The Untold Story of India’s 14-YO Female Revolutionary & Her Historic Trial”

27-YO Didn’t Crack UPSC Even After 3 Attempts & His Journey Will Inspire You!

“An exam is just a qualifier, not a judge of your merit or the measure of your dreams”- is what my father used to tell me just before an important examination. A few years down the line, and I found the same lines echo through the life of this 27-year-old, who has inspired thousands with … Continue reading “27-YO Didn’t Crack UPSC Even After 3 Attempts & His Journey Will Inspire You!”

When Ladakh’s Original Hero Dared to Take the Plunge Into Bollywood in the 1970s

Ladakh officially opened itself to the world in 1974 when the Government of India first allowed tourists into this strategically sensitive high-altitude region. However, in 1972, a young and ambitious 19-year-old Phonsok Tsering Dimbir, popularly known as Phonsok Ladakhi, decided to plunge into the world of cinema, seeking admission into the prestigious Film and Television … Continue reading “When Ladakh’s Original Hero Dared to Take the Plunge Into Bollywood in the 1970s”

Des juristes proposent de faire de l’animal une personne juridique

Certains animaux, macaques, dauphins et pigeons, par exemple, se reconnaissent dans le miroir. a_m_o_u_t_o_n /Pixabay, CC BY-NC-NDEn 2012, sous l’impulsion d’une équipe de chercheurs dont le célèbre astrophysicien Stephen Hawking, la Déclaration de Cambridge proclamait l’existence d’une forme de conscience animale. Si cet événement a marqué un tournant historique dans la perception des animaux, le … Continue reading “Des juristes proposent de faire de l’animal une personne juridique”

‘Refuse To Be Unhappy’: Haryana Triple Amputee Breaks Shackles To Turn Fitness Trainer!

On November 25, 2018, the temperature at 15 degrees was just perfect in Sundhara, a three-hour drive from Kathmandu, Nepal. Tinkesh Kaushik was relieved that he chose the right time to enjoy swing bungee without getting sweaty or uncomfortable in the excessive heat that the region experiences during summer months. All through his road journey … Continue reading “‘Refuse To Be Unhappy’: Haryana Triple Amputee Breaks Shackles To Turn Fitness Trainer!”

Parti au Népal pour un voyage d’introspection, il se rend enfin compte qu’il est un connard

Sakhuwanankarkatti, Népal – Un Français de 27 ans parti dans ce pays enclavé de l’Himalaya pour se découvrir lui-même a été choqué de se rendre compte qu’il est en fait un gros connard. Gauthier, qui gagne sa vie en demandant aux gens dans la rue de donner de l’argent à une association, est encore sous … Continue reading “Parti au Népal pour un voyage d’introspection, il se rend enfin compte qu’il est un connard”

Earthquakes caused by industrial activities: what are the risks and how can they be reduced?

A wastewater injection well in Coyle, Oklahoma. Increases in wastewater injection at the underground can destabilise pre-existing faults, setting off earthquakes. J. Berry Harrison III / News 9 Oklahoma, Author providedOn September 3, 2016, a magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck just northwest of Pawnee, Oklahoma, causing moderate to severe damages in buildings near the epicenter. It was the … Continue reading “Earthquakes caused by industrial activities: what are the risks and how can they be reduced?”

China’s ‘sponge cities’ aim to re-use 70% of rainwater – here’s how

Asian cities are struggling to accommodate rapid urban migration, and development is encroaching on flood-prone areas. Recent flooding in Mumbai was blamed in part on unregulated developmentof wetlands, while hastily built urban areas are being affected by flooding across India, Nepal, and Bangladesh. This is not a trend only in developing countries; floods in Houston, … Continue reading “China’s ‘sponge cities’ aim to re-use 70% of rainwater – here’s how”

Mumbai floods: what happens when cities sacrifice ecology for development

As the storm that was hurricane Harvey deluged the areas around Houston, Texas, large parts of northern India, Nepal and Bangladesh also experienced heavy rains. And the city of Mumbai was hit by another major flooding espisode. Several people have died in the city, many in the collapse of a four-storey building that is believed … Continue reading “Mumbai floods: what happens when cities sacrifice ecology for development”

Defending Venezuela: Two Approaches

Recent US attacks on Venezuela have generated a widespread international response. Good willed people from all walks of life have come forward to express their solidarity with the Bolivarian revolution and their opposition to intervention. This is inspiring and leads one to conclude that there is generalized dissatisfaction with the global system and, together with … Continue reading “Defending Venezuela: Two Approaches”

Zero Fucks Given. Sanctioned North Korea Makes Due by Cyber-Robbing World Banks

The Reconnaissance General Bureau, North Korea’s equivalent to the CIA, has trained up the world’s greatest bank-robbing crews. In just the past few years, RGB hackers have struck more than 100 banks and cryptocurrency exchanges around the world, pilfering more than $650 million. That we know of. It was among the greatest heists against a United … Continue reading “Zero Fucks Given. Sanctioned North Korea Makes Due by Cyber-Robbing World Banks”