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Exams, the devil's favourite creation Society 

A note before Exams, the devil’s favourite creation

It’s that time of the year again when there is only one thing that dominates your mind, body and soul all the time; Exams, the devil’s favourite creation. You wake up in the morning with one plan in your mind which is to study the whole day and go to bed in the night with basically the same thoughts. Yes, the season of blood sucking demons is back and the first thing that you need to do is RELAX. Take a deep breath and accept the reality that exams are…

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Top 10 facts about Hanukkah Culture Featured Society 

Top 10 facts about Hanukkah : The festival of lights

As the families around the world gather to celebrate the festival of lights in whose origin lays a miracle, here are the top 10 facts about Hanukkah which you must know: 1. Hanukkah commemorates the 165 B.C., rededication of the holy temple in Jerusalem following the triumph of a small group of Jewish rebels, known as the Maccabees, against their oppressors the Greek-Syrians, who had defiled the temple by erecting an altar to Zeus and sacrificing pigs within its sacred walls.In order to rededicate the temple, the Maccabees had to…

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feluda Culture Literature 

A Tribute to our favourite sleuth at 50 : Feluda

Exactly fifty years ago, the maestro Satyajit Ray created Pradosh C. Mitter aka Feluda. The six-foot, dapper detective who possessed the most brilliant of minds, made his ever-lasting appearance fifty years ago and has lived with us ever since. His profound interest in trivia, unconventional ways of solving the mystery and of course, dry wit left us all mesmerized. In the last 50 years, we have seen Pradosh C.Mitter in books, graphic novel adaptations, radio plays, theatres, televisions and not to forget, in blockbuster films wherein the great actors such…

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