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Women in combat roles: Touching the sky

There are examples of female soldiers in combat roles in countries such as Israel, Germany, America, and Australia. In India, gender equality can be achieved by setting professional standards and adhering to them without prejudice. If…

Cloud Computing: Storing for future

By Ranjan K Baruah At the time of present pandemic situations, we are bound to think of new career options which might be useful and help us in getting placement easily. We have seen the importance of technology during the crisis time…

Khonoma: The first green village of India

By Prasanta Talukdar A green village is a human settlement that enables its residents to live a good quality of life while using maximum natural resources. The green villages adopt a holistic approach to sustainability which would result…

Silences of the abandoned

By Sukant Deepak She captures frames of the greatest migration since Partition, but what strikes is not the movement, but in fact an uncomfortable stillness — not just of the people but the entire city. A post-war capital — abandoned,…

On the trail of Buddha

Deepankar Aron has been on a discovery route looking for the Buddhist connection binding India, China and the Far East. His new book On the Trail of Buddha is the culmination of those travels. The author speaks to Ranjita Biswas on his…

India’s thermal plant tigers

Around five tigers in Central India’s Chandrapur region have been observed living in a thermal power station over the past four to five years. Forest officials and wildlife biologists say that these tigers are trying to adjust themselves,…

Turning rejection into opportunity

By Vishnu Makhijani He was twice rejected by one of India's top FMCG firms when he applied for a job from campus. More than once, he did not get the promotion that he thought he richly deserved. The draft of his first book on advertising…

A Bio Pirate in the rainforest of the Amazon

By Parag Ranjan Dutta Nineteenth century Brazil — In the equatorial forest of Brazil some trees, creepers and climbers were growing profusely that yielded juice or latex. Latex, the milky fluid from which rubber products were made was…