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Monthly Archives: August 2010

The Oil Crisis

Sometimes complex truths become clearer when we put them in very simple terms. Around the world, political leaders are still living in the delusion that we have time on our hands to find sensible alternatives to oil. But global oil ... Read More »

International Baccalaureate – Different Approach To Education

The International Baccalaureate (IB), formerly the International Baccalaureate Organisation (IBO), is an international educational foundation headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. The International Baccalaureate (IB) offers high quality programmes of international education to a worldwide community of schools. There are more than ... Read More »

KISS – A Home For Tribal Children

Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences popularly known as KISS was started on 1st April 1993 at Bhubaneswar, Orissa by a team of social minded people headed by Dr. Achyuta Samanta with a mission and vision to unfold the talents within ... Read More »

Science And Fiction – Each Opposing The Other

The Bermuda Triangle, also known as the Devil’s Triangle, is a region in the western part of the North Atlantic Ocean where a number of aircraft and surface vessels allegedly disappeared mysteriously. Lots of theories have been given trying to ... Read More »

Virtual Reality

Virtual reality is a computer stimulated environment with which a person can interact almost as if it was a part of the real world. Virtual reality while still extremely new has become the topic of many opposing viewpoints. It has ... Read More »

Plastic Nationalism

The soul of our forefathers must be chafing in the graves at the manner in which the national occasions like Independence Day, Republic Day, etc., are celebrated. The pride fluttering of a cotton flag made from home spun khadi has ... Read More »

Caste System In India

The Indian constitution does not recognize the caste system. It treats every human as equal. However it does not recognize the fact that there are some sections of the society who have been oppressed for a long time. They need ... Read More »

Ozone Depletion

Without our atmosphere there would be no life on the earth. A relatively thin envelope, the atmosphere consists of layers of gases that support life and provide protection from harmful radiation. Ozone is the part of the stratosphere in which ... Read More »

Joys Of Friendship

Man is a social animal, this phrase sounds too clichéd. But try to look a little deeper and you will find a world of interesting aspects. This is because it is one thing to live. The day you entered this ... Read More »

Floppies Days Are Numbered

While rummaging through my old belongings in the process of cleaning out the piled stock I stumbled upon a box of 5 and a half inch floppy disks. I felt nostalgic, as the floppy disk is now virtually a discounted ... Read More »

Materialism VS Nihilism

“Take my money….. Take my possessions….. Obsessions…” These are the world famous lyrics of the smash hit song “Between Angels and insects” by the rock icon Papa Roach. These words have been ingrained on to ever rock fan’s brain, and ... Read More »

Music And Its Relevance

Music is a gift that was given to all the living beings in the world. All of us – may we be plants, animals, Birds, reptiles, or humans – we all love music. It’s in our very soul, and thus ... Read More »