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A Letter to Mighty Raju – An Elephant rescued after 50 yrs

I am writing this letter to this rescued, humble Elephant called Raju, who suffered 50 years of brutality in spiked chains 24 hours a day. I write this with sincere thanks to Wildlife SOS, who are the real heroes who rescued Raju. Dear Mighty Raju,  I could feel your tears. I could feel somehow happiness, at least now you are free, I…

Curiosity : Something behind TV and Radio

While watching TV or Listening to FM Radio, what we do? We switch between channels/stations which in fact is tuning the frequencies  of  electromagnetic spectrum which are measured in Hertz (Hz). By the way who regulates this? What frequency is used for what purpose? Is there any standards? Know more now… Radio spectrum refers to the part of the electromagnetic spectrum corresponding to radio frequencies –…

Culture viewed in Universal Perspective

Being modern or traditional in the culture is decided within one’s own mind. Rest all is just opinions and illusions. The roots of culture and traditions goes back to the history of evolution. The entire transition of humanity from a mere animal to critical thinking brains as we are today, is because of living practices we adapted from time to…

Story : 55 Fiction : The Donation

“1, 2, 3,…” “Sir…” the daily wager tried to ask something. “Wait! 13, 14,…” counting busily. His eyes messaged his daughter “Don’t Worry” “24, 25,…give another one” he returned him a tattered 1000 Rupees note. He gave ten 100s. “Sir, you can go in for admission” he said, after completing the donation count at 55K. – Din Hint: Count the…

Story : 55 Fiction : A Woman in Night Street

Damn power cuts! The darkness filled the night street. “Leave me!” she screamed. With difficulty, I spotted two men dragging her. Not difficult for my pistol and the trust in my aim. One down, the other fled away. The power came back and she saw a Police Officer. “Thank you Ma’am”, she held my hands. – Din Insights Behind :…

Know : About Daylight Saving Time

Daylight saving time (DST) or summer time is the practice of advancing clocks during the summer months that have more sunlight so that people get up later in the morning and go to bed later at night. Typically clocks are adjusted forward one hour near the start of spring and are adjusted backward in the autumn. The modern idea of daylight saving was first proposed…

Powerful Quote #158 : Loopholes

When the system has many loopholes to escape and money can ease the access to loopholes, no matter how strict the laws are, no one can stop the Crimes! It’s not the laws that need a change, it’s we who need to change! – Din Image Courtesy: Found on Facebook

#Stop #Violence #Against #Children

Read these headlines first, In this week we have come across various such incidents around the globe. In Mumbai, India a man kills a 7 yr old girl who caught him stealing Rs.20, A 12-year-old Wisconsin girl was stabbed 19 times by her same aged friends 5-year-old’s penis chopped off in Uttar Pradesh, India for Peeing in a field! A nanny…

Know: 'The Most Hated Tree' in the World

There is no harmful living being in this earth and nature created everything with specific roles to play, in order to balance the ecosystem. But sometimes a few living beings can be regarded as harmful to some other species. Would you hate a tree which can grow in any extremely arid environment, saline soil and stay ever green? Most importantly it can…

Know : March Against Monsanto

On May 24, millions of activists from around the world will once again March Against Monsanto, calling for the permanent boycott of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) and other harmful agro-chemicals. Currently, marches will occur on six continents, in 52 countries,with events in over 400 cities. In the US, solidarity marches are slated to occur in 47 states. Monsanto is a multinational…

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