Consumer rights and responsibilities in the age of e-commerce


Dr Suman Kumar Kasturi  |  Updated On:  14 March 2019 11:14 PM Around the world, every year March 15 is celebrated as the World Consumer Rights Day — an annual international occasion that connotes celebration and camaraderie in the international consumer movement. The very purpose of this day is respecting consumer rights while safeguarding them,Continue reading “Consumer rights and responsibilities in the age of e-commerce”

Cross-border conflict and manic media


Dr Suman Kumar Kasturi  |  Updated On:  8 March 2019 12:00 AM GMT There is a sense of victory and jubilations in the air on Indian soil as well as in certain political flight path in the country as the nation’s valiant soldier – IAF pilot Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman – returned to his motherlandContinue reading “Cross-border conflict and manic media”

Can’t accidents during air shows be prevented?


Dr Suman Kumar Kasturi  |  Updated On:  1 March 2019 5:30 AM Even before the inauguration of the Aero India-2019 in Bangalore, an in-flight collision of two Hawk trainer jets occurred during the practice session of the Surya Kiran Aerobatic Team (SKAT) of the Indian Air Force on February 19. This accident has resulted inContinue reading “Can’t accidents during air shows be prevented?”

The marvellous scientific bestowals of Galileo


Shattering many unsubstantiated beliefs into pieces, the 16th and 17th centuries have unparalleled the scientific way of learning, which was associated with many inventions and discoveries that led to the Scientific Revolution Shattering many unsubstantiated beliefs into pieces, the 16th and 17th centuries have unparalleled the scientific way of learning, which was associated with manyContinue reading “The marvellous scientific bestowals of Galileo”

Urgent need to replace ageing aircraft


By Dr Suman Kumar Kasturi | THE HANS INDIA |    Feb 07,2019 , 11:52 PM IST       Urgent need to replace ageing aircraftNo sooner the Mirage-2000 fighter aircraft crashed on February 01, 2019 the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has started facing the bank of accountability cloud. The two pilots, Squadron Leader Samir Abrol and Squadron Leader Siddhartha Negi,Continue reading “Urgent need to replace ageing aircraft”

Bharat Ratna vs Param Vir Chakra


By Dr Suman Kumar Kasturi | THE HANS INDIA |    Jan 31,2019 , 11:37 PM IST       Bharat Ratna vs Param Vir Chakra Bharat Ratna which literally means the Jewel of India is the highest civilian award of the Republic of India. It was instituted on January 2, 1954, with the very aim of conferring it in recognition ofContinue reading “Bharat Ratna vs Param Vir Chakra”

Why this seasonal patriotism?


By Dr Suman Kumar Kasturi | THE HANS INDIA |    Jan 24,2019 , 11:54 PM IST       Why this seasonal patriotism?On the eve of Republic Day celebrations, persistently, the only inquiry that has been disconcerting me is — why do most Indians become patriots during selected few occasions? The crux of patriotism is fully recognising and wilfully participatingContinue reading “Why this seasonal patriotism?”

The enduring relevance of retail politics


By Dr Suman Kumar Kasturi | THE HANS INDIA |    Jan 17,2019 , 10:57 PM IST       The enduring relevance of retail politicsEven in this era of unregulated campaign sorties and mass media ad campaigns worth million dollars, it is worth noticing that some of the candidates are still making the struggle to convey their message to allContinue reading “The enduring relevance of retail politics”

Understanding Nomophobia


By Dr Suman Kumar Kasturi | THE HANS INDIA |    Jan 11,2019 , 10:49 PM IST       Understanding NomophobiaThe advent of smartphones has not only strewn the social media but also popularised relative new blend of words. Nomophobia is one such new word made up of syllables “no mobile phone phobia”. The term was coined in 2010 inContinue reading “Understanding Nomophobia”

The trailblazer of communication for visually-impaired


By Dr Suman Kumar Kasturi | THE HANS INDIA |    Jan 03,2019 , 11:41 PM IST       “Access to communication in the widest sense is access to knowledge.” —Louis Braille The Greek philosopher Aristotle said, “Man is by nature a social animal; an individual who is unsocial naturally and not accidentally is either beneath our notice or moreContinue reading “The trailblazer of communication for visually-impaired”