The Invisible City of Delhi

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Trams in Chandni Chowk. Image from here I read Calvino's Invisible Cities last year. In the book, Marco Polo describes 55 cities to the emperor Kublai Khan using objects from the cities as the Emperor and Marco Polo speak different languages. Their understanding and the interpretation of the cities are different and still

Legacy for our children

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Image from here When your mind is not in a turmoil, close your eyes and think about your childhood. Dive as deep as you can and remember the moments of a different era, a warmth of a different kind. Remember the time when the complications and realities of the world meant nothing. It

A Square Meal

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  In 2012, the world's 100 richest people earned a stunning total of $240 billion in profits. That is enough money to end extreme poverty worldwide four times over. In 2007, the total volume of trade by private corporations the world over was over $1,171 trillion; the sum of the earnings of all countries was a

Why homosexuality should be encouraged in India

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image from here When the Supreme court acts like a Khap and bans homosexuality in a country like India, it is indeed a dark day especially when allowing it would have done wonders for the country. Decriminalization of homosexuality would have turned us into better humans over the coming decades but by making