Archive for category Current Affairs

India Made The First COVID-19 Vaccines

India became the first COVID-19 vaccine developer/producer in the world. It shared the vaccine with 140 countries during the first wave of the pandemic. Its COVAXIN and COVISHIELD proved immensely successful and has helped the country vaccinate 344.5 million people as per data put out at 0800 Hrs on July 3, 2021. The vaccination drive […]

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The Ukhaado Syndrome

Professional rivalry leads to a variety of mania and craziness. Cold wars turn to dangerous hot wars too occasionally. In bureaucracy, the musical chairs game is played with such finesse that the affected person realizes only very late how the tons of bricks fell on him or who strategised it. Colleagues are replaced smoothly from […]

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Security Check Against Biological Attack In Parliament?

In spite of strict security checks in parliament, there are no means to foil highly advanced forms of biological attack on the head of the government, presiding officer of the house or any other targeted prominent member of the house on either side. If a target could be killed at an airport waiting to board […]

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Jan Seva, Dhan Seva or Bal Seva?

What is public service? Is it service to the people in a sovereign country? Ideally, it should be. But there is a flood of complaints from the public against the service providers: governments, ministers, bureaucrats, bankers, judges, police, teachers, doctors, traders, journalists, tour and travel operators, hotels and restaurants, film makers, preachers and almost every […]

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Twitter etc. Must Also Learn

Twitter and its ilk must remember one thing very clearly that they are no paragon of wisdom. Indeed they are merely businesses. Businesses can’t remain neutral if they visualise huge profits in short time. Twitter is no practitioner of civility. In the name of freedom of speech, expression, thought or business practice it violates civility […]

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No Solution So Far

Rulers of all shades in today’s world Proud so ever thinking of controlling Human destiny, prosperity, wellbeing Life and death, breath and suffocation Had never imagined such helplessness Shutting down normal life: locking people In their dwellings be they luxury or humble Shutting down markets, offices, beaches Malls, gyms, clubs, restaurants or cinema School, colleges, […]

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A Prayer To Mother Nature

Happy Ram Navami One thing we learn from the scriptures is about Maryada or limits to be observed for good living on planet Earth. Human society has crossed all limits of dignity and decency in hurting Nature. We have forgotten to take a holistic view of ‘us in Nature’. Now Nature has shown its displeasure […]

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Incidence of varicose veins in India

Varicose veins afflict majority of Indians but is largely ignored, though complications develop later with bleeding veins or burst veins throwing a jet of blood necessitating immediate hospitalisation. COVID-19 has further aggravated the health situation of patients suffering from varicose veins as their movement has been completely restricted to a small flat shared other family […]

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World Oral Health Day

Even with great advancements in dental health space, there exists a huge gap between what is on offer and what is required. First is the problem of availability of adequate number of qualified doctors for consultation. Wrong advice about dental or gum problems only aggravates the problem. Non-availability of satisfactory treatment for common dental and […]

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Carrying Naxalism To Naxalbari?

Carry coal to Newcastle is easily understood. So is Ulte Baans Bareilly(Hindi), meaning carrying bamboo to Bareilly. But the greatest joke of the century is carrying Naxalism to Naxalbari. To make it clear, Naxalbari is the name of a place in West Bengal. It came to prominence due to a local peasant rebel against the […]

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