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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. 891 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