As we start learning to live with COVID, one story does not seem to be going away at all. The Wuhan lab leak theory (from “Gain of Function” experiment accident).

Why so? There are the 10 reasons I see:

1. Because it is China, and China is known for process…


We are all socially blind.

Rich blind with their power and wealth.

Poor with their daily struggles.

And the middle class is blind with its daily grind for a better future.

But not all want to remain blind. Like Dhritarashtra, many of us want to see the real picture through…


Japan Travel — Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum

Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum is in the Ueno Park, and on the same campus as the National Science Museum and Tokyo National Museum. This museum mainly showcases modern art displays, hence it does not cater to Oriental Art or Ancient Art. This has a few free galleries, but most of…


Japan Travel — The Edo Tokyo Museum

Tokyo (which was previously known as Edo) is completed 400 years in 2003.

Edo Tokyo Museum was opened in 1993 and is dedicated to the preservation of the cultural heritage of Edo Tokyo. Edo was set up as capital by Shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu, which was 400 years back. …


Q. What is the core issue for farmers in India?

The farmers in India are poor, period.

Though around 50% of the Indian population is engaged in farming, the average around one-third of the average nonagricultural income.

Farmer income:
Average Income per household: INR 77,112 (USD 1,079)

Per Capita Income…


At every point in history, please felt that they are living in the most complex environment ever. And the present is no different.

Many contradictions aid these thoughts. We are digitally connecting across the world, but forgetting who our neighbor is. We have access to unprecedented knowledge and…


The COVID-19 has brought the entire world to its knees. It’s an unknown enemy that over 210+ countries across the globe are trying to protect its citizens from. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), COVID-19 spreads when people touch their eyes and nose after coming in contact with an…


COVID and/ or Corona is all around us. All of us are discussing this. Many times with fear — how we will protect ourselves and our near and dear ones from this. But many times it is also about what the future foretells?

How is this going to change…


COVID 19 is changing the behaviour of people in many ways, and we have just seen the beginning.

But first the basics.

COVID has now spread to 208 countries and territories and has exposed almost 100% of the world population. …


This Durga Puja I was in Kolkata. I did not immerse much in the festivities but got a ringside view of how it is celebrated.

I also caught up on social media the constant rant about how the Puja in Bengal is impure. While some even connected it to how…

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