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Prepare, not panic over natural calamities


Within a span of four years, another massive earthquake has jolted the conscience of the world. Last time it was Japan in 2011 and now Nepal and some parts our country.  656 more words


When appa, amma and doddi decided to visit me

It has been a long time since I wrote a post, really long. I had started writing this one about a month ago. I left it mid-way as my access of internet has been very intermittent.  629 more words


Anthrax Scare in Simplipal Biosphere, Odisha, India

After 8 cattle and over 100 pigs were found dead in villages around the Simlipal Biosphere of Odisha in India, the villagers were gripped with an anthrax scare. 112 more words

Outbreak Watch

Shadowed Prayers

“Shoo, shoo, go away. Away, I said.”

The young dogs were the first to push their noses where they did not belong, but, unlike the people who came later, they were decent enough to heed the words of the lady, who was demanding her space. 2,273 more words

Short Stories

New Beginnings...

Zaariya  started as the social service “club” in my college NISER, whose main aim was  to promote social awareness and responsibility in our college students. It was the brain child of one of our seniors, Surya Bhaiya and eventually, many student volunteers signed up for it. 569 more words


Ever tried walking on water? No! Try now!!

By Sneha Mitra

People call Odisha the land of temples. From villages to cities, every niche of the state is filled with umpteen temples of different gods and goddesses. 408 more words


The Making of a Writer: Amish Tripathi

“The very first time I started writing the Shiva Trilogy, it was met with a very interesting sort of appreciation. My family claimed to *LOVE* it. 939 more words