Author: Vivek mahapatra

IGCLA: Day Two

The second day of IGCLA presented the delegates with an opportunity to interact with the speakers over breakfast. Topics of discussion ranged from astrobiology to protein engineering, and even to...

IGCLA: Day One

The third Indo-German Convention for Lindau Alumni started off on the morning of September 21st 2017 with a diverse array of workshops conducted by experts outstanding in their fields. The...

Dreaming of Dystopia

Near Vespucci’s America lay an island, discovered by a peripatetic named Raphael Hythloday. Bearing a Greek name meaning ‘an expert in nonsense’, he was perhaps an ideal choice of narrator to...

Picky Eatings

As an incurably indecisive person, there’s one question that irks me more than any other, and I get asked it every single night; “Where would you like to eat?” By...

Reality in the Post-Truth Era

 “You’re saying it’s a falsehood while Sean Spicer, our press secretary gave alternative facts to that” – A Spokesperson for the President of the United States. The need to find...

The Ratha Yatra

In the books of writers such as Neil Gaiman and Kevin Hearne, one may find gods and humans interspersed evenly amongst the denizens of the Earth. Outside the pages of...