Category Archives: Environment

Productive years of Undertrials squandered away

If reports are to be believed approximately three lakh Undertrials are overstaying in the dingy and overcrowded Indian jails facing trials. Certainly, this poorly reflects on the Indian criminal justice system apart from running counter to the democratic principles of … Continue reading

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Best of both worlds

I would like to share my experiences during a visit to UK some years ago. Most English villages are clean  and picturesque with small flower gardens. The countryside is breathtakingly beautiful. This is the country of Jane Austen, Georgette Heyer … Continue reading

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We must act now, for it will be too late

I would just like to pass along my personal view point with regard to our environment and the climate aspects we seem to want to debate until it’s too late to give our own children and their’s a real chance … Continue reading

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CFL or LED?

India is being beguiled into accepting the CFL technology for electrical lamps when the rest of the world has been rejecting it in favour of LED technology. The reason for the rejection of CFL is the reliability factor which has … Continue reading

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It is the fault of humans!

Humans were omnivorous since the dot of humanity. But then, the population was not even a quarter of today. If animals are in their natural habitats, they never reproduce so much at any time. Recently, a famous fast food chain … Continue reading

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Our heritage needs to be preserved

It seems India is a standing example for the word ‘Indifference’. It was because of this unique inborn quality of Indians, the nation was looted, time and again. Yet, the country has survived. Not surprising because the land is special … Continue reading

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Even God has gone green!

In the times when everybody is talking about grass, leaves and vegetables, the Ganesha festival too went green in Goa this year. What coaxed the Goan government to take such measures? The green activists there ensured that floral offerings made … Continue reading

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