When I first heard this song, I couldn’t get it out of my head. It is such a beautiful song. A lot of meaning. I heard it at this year’s Newday festival. 22 more words
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It is 8am; the sky is cobalt blue with white fluffy clouds, a glorious day for trekking.
But we are a nervous bunch. At an altitude of 14300 feet above sea level, the air was thin, and even walking from our homestay to the trek start point was laborious. 890 more words
When an invention from the Early Stone Age ravages through forest, waste and city lands, annihilating everything that comes its way, one is left to ponder—2 million years after its discovery, has the Homo sapien not learned to wield and control his/ her first ever invention—fire? 998 more words
The Paravur firework tragedy which took place in my home district (Kollam) in Kerala spelt out three distinct emotions in me—grief, anger and ignominy. Grief at the death of a hundred people, anger at the little regard temple authorities had for instructions and ignominy at the inability of our institutions to enforce bans. 248 more words
Indian government is now looking to retrofit existing national action plans on climate change while building new ones. With the date of signing of the historic Paris climate change agreement in April approaching fast, and its ratification to follow soon, that’s good to hear. 37 more words