Patriotism Isn’t a Jiffy Affair!


Your vehicle comes to a screeching halt as the light turns red at the traffic signal. Even as you fret over the eternal wait, a plastic tri-colour flag is flashed in front of your face. You soon hear a chant of Vande Mataram, Jai Hind from a little boy’s mouth trying to sell you the flag. He has other accessories too – an Independence Day metal badge, plastic lotus, soldier figures etc. Then it dawns upon you that there’s a National holiday ahead. Feeling guilty, you even buy a souvenir to display your patriotism only to throw it into a trash bin after a while. Sounds familiar?

Why do few celebrities get into prostitution or suicides?


Few celebrities of all genres choose the ultimate path of prostitution, while few others choose the path of suicide. There is no specific need to quote examples in this regard. History divulges many incidents. Many people may wonder why people who created a repo for self should get into such mucky things. Yes, it’s ratherContinue reading “Why do few celebrities get into prostitution or suicides?”

THE JOURNEY OF A JOURNALIST


This book titled— The Journey of a Journalist — is authored by Kambhalapalli Krishna, who has been associated with both print and electronic media (Telugu) for twenty-five years. I read this book with great interest as it is on a topical and relevant subject, and one close to my own interest in exploration. This book covers a vast canvas on the life journey of the author from the time when he has accidentally become a journalist. This book, though not formally chapterised, is divided into fifteen chapters (if can be called so). All these fifteen chapters are thematically and chronologically entwined.

BANKERS REMAIN UNSUNG HEROES AMIDST COVID-19


Coronavirus disease 2019, most prevalently known as Corona or Covid-19, needs no explicit outline — because — over some time it has been petrifying the entire world. This infectious disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 was first recognized in December 2019 in the capital of China’s Hubei province – Wuhan. It has sinceContinue reading “BANKERS REMAIN UNSUNG HEROES AMIDST COVID-19”

Emojis vis-à-vis non-verbal communication


Dr Suman Kumar Kasturi Hans News Service 26 April 2019 12:12 AM Certain things change to remain the same! Surprisingly, in the past few years, many old things are becoming new again. At the moment, people have started using utensils made up of sludge, eating raw vegan diet etc. By the same token, the emoticons,Continue reading “Emojis vis-à-vis non-verbal communication”

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”

Why can’t women be frontline combatants?


Why can’t women be frontline combatants? By Dr Suman Kumar Kasturi | THE HANS INDIA |    Nov 29,2018 , 11:13 PM IST       ,Gender inequality has been a social issue in India from the timeworn period. Patriarchal imposts have depicted women in India as inferior to men, by which the births of girl children have been snubbed toContinue reading “Why can’t women be frontline combatants?”

Why does fake news seem factual on social media?


By Dr Suman Kumar Kasturi | THE HANS INDIA |    Nov 22,2018 , 11:28 PM IST       ,Social media embraced the common man with the advent of smartphones. India is the second largest market for smartphones with China being the first. In the past few years, India has seen a rapid upswing in the Internet users.For any mediaContinue reading “Why does fake news seem factual on social media?”

Publicise Jeevan Pramaan scheme to reach all pensioners


Publicise Jeevan Pramaan scheme to reach all pensioners THE HANS INDIA        Publicise Jeevan Pramaan scheme to reach all pensioners The pension is an indispensable source of income after the retirement of a person. It not only ensures looking after the pensioner’s needs at the advanced stage of the life but also serves as aContinue reading “Publicise Jeevan Pramaan scheme to reach all pensioners”

The Polemics Over World’s Tallest Statue


The Polemics Over World’s Tallest Statue India is going to unveil the world’s tallest statue today, i.e. on October 31, 2018. As evident, it has cost many crores of rupees. The bronze-clad accolade to Indian freedom fighter cum the first Home Minister of independent India, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel cost 30,000 crores. The Gujarat state government aloneContinue reading “The Polemics Over World’s Tallest Statue”