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Monthly Archives: May 2010

Evolution of Banks – I

Banks, it is a belief evolved out of the religious temples of the ancient times, and their first appearance came into being around 3rd century B.C. Therefore banks came into vogue even before money came into circulation. As a matter ... Read More »

Services provided by the Banks

Banks provide host of services to ease the process of conducting of your day-to-day financial affairs and as a charge for this facilitation banks levy a service fee on you. It could be for the check book that has been ... Read More »

Tongas in the World of Hindi Cinema

As the Commonwealth Games are approaching, in its frenzy to provide an international look for city of Delhi, Delhi government is taking one step or the other that may affect the livelihood of poor people and may also is a ... Read More »

Child Marriage – Curse to our society

Throughout the world, the problem of early, forced marriages of children is considered to be a violation of basic human rights. It has been estimated that 49 countries have a significant child bride problem. Child marriage is another ‘blessing’ of ... Read More »

Do you Avail Air Travel Insurance?

The recent Mangalore air-crash served as a wakeup call to arouse the widespread laidback attitude among the countrymen towards air travel insurance. For passengers frequently availing the facilities of air travel, air travel insurance is an issue that deserves paramount ... Read More »

The Jal Mahal – A Royal Heritage Reinstated

The Pink City in the ‘Land of Princes’ is now riding high on its latest achievement.  Adding another feather to its crown is the recently reinstated pristine heritage, the Jal Mahal. Situated amidst the Man Sagar Lake in the city ... Read More »

Paid News: A dangerous phenomenon

When we revisit the glorious past of Indian Press, it courageously fought the British in the pre-independence times disseminating the ideas of liberty and freedom, helped to restore the basic freedom of expression during the emergency and then struggled against ... Read More »

Towards a heavier tomorrow

While Bollywood sets the trend for size zero figure and six pack abs, the country is following the extreme opposite path where the current National Family Health Survey indicates that more than 20 percent of urban Indians are overweight or ... Read More »

Save the Tiger – Save the Planet

The government of India launched Project Tiger in 1972. The first ever tiger census report showed the number of tigers in India had reduced from 45000 in the end of the 19th century to a mere 1,827 in the year ... Read More »

Obesity – Causes, Effects and Cures

Obesity is defined as a condition which causes a person to be 20% greater than the normal level in body weight due to the accumulation of fat under the adipose tissue.  It is a serious disorder that could lead to ... Read More »

Stress

In psychology, effects arising when certain external circumstances lead to stereotyped non-specific behaviours from a person. External circumstances may be physical or psychological but their effect depends on the interpretation by the recipient. A stress condition can be real or ... Read More »

Meditation

The correct definition of meditation is to think constantly of something. You become that on when you meditate. Think of god, you become god. Think of stone, you become stone. Meditation is a form of religious or spiritual contemplation and ... Read More »