Washing your hands is important. Please do it. In the morning, one of my school friends, Aranjit commented casually on our WhatsApp group that coronavirus may leave many of us … Continue reading The Hellish Side of Handwashing
Earlier this month, G7 finance ministers and central bank governors vowed to use “all appropriate policy tools” to contain the economic threat posed by the coronavirus. The question left unanswered is what … Continue reading Coronavirus is as economically contagious as it’s medically | COVID-19
The business of banking has dramatically changed during the last ten years. The fast development of technology has affected the industry of banking around the globe. Banking has a pillar role … Continue reading Mobile Banking in Iraq | A thought started a decade ago
Noted geologist KS Valdiya investigates the geological history of the Indian subcontinent as mentioned in the epics and Puranas, hitherto a largely neglected field.
Payments are made using payment instruments. Cash, for example, is a payment instrument. So too are cheques. Digital payment is a way of payment which is made through digital modes. In digital payments, payer and payee both use digital modes to send and receive money. Innovation has been one of the biggest drivers for the growth of India’s digital payments economy. Along with the increasing adoption of smartphones, the availability of affordable mobile internet is doing wonders for the digital payments market in India.
I recently read a post on WhatsApp urging people to go vegan quoting a statement from 16-YO Greta Thunberg. She said: “You can’t be a meat-eating environmentalist. The fishing, meat, dairy, … Continue reading If You Want to Save the Earth, Veganism Isn’t the Answer
We were today discussing in our group of old school buddies on the new developing culture of impatience and instant gratification. We all are working in different sectors but had … Continue reading The Culture of Impatience & Instant Gratification
Humour is the foundation of a cartoon and it is its limitation. Attempts to rationalise humour in terms of today’s utilitarian social structure probably explain why political cartooning, and the genre of cartooning as a whole is a dying art. In a fast-paced environment such as the internet, memes emerged as a one-dimensional satirical illustration; they don’t engage with the issue and, therefore, their moral message and practical impact are limited.
India is endowed with the beauty of diversity in languages, geography, features, habits, cultures, religions, ethnicity and origins. It now seems that the great pot is broken. It’s the time again for rebuilding the social cohesion. We are living through a period of global transition. Technology is connecting us ever more closely, and cross-cultural exchanges are deepening every day — but this does not mean there is more understanding. We must teach our children the history of India, cultures of India, festivals of India and accepting the diversity. Tolerance is our strength and not weakness. Tolerance is not passive.
Experts have figured out why flies have a knack for appearing when a can of beer or bottle of wine is enjoyed outside.