Navrasa: Disgust

1:26 PM As I sit there, staring at my laptop screen at what the professor is teaching us in the online class, the only thing I can think about is food. Maybe missing breakfast was not a great idea. 34 minutes more and I could finally go and eat something, but I would have to... Continue Reading →

Once Upon a Tale— The Imposter Son

Silas had a very unhappy start to his life. Conceived out of wedlock, his biological father refused to take responsibility and abandoned them. Scared of what society would say, his mother, unwilling to abort, left her baby at the doorstep of an orphanage. The people there took him in and named him ‘Silas’ and so... Continue Reading →

Navrasa: Wonder

"Joel #556, you are now to partake in a state-recommended nap. Proceed to close your eyes,” said Ms Carol #325. Joel #556 duly complied. Deep down, however, he didn’t want to take a nap. In fact, he didn’t want to be at school in the first place. Joel #556, or just ‘Jo’ to his friends,... Continue Reading →

Once Upon A Tale— A Father’s Quest

  Not many years ago, Birju Singh resided in a small village called Tekdigarh. It was among a pocket of villages, situated on a plane circled by wooded hills. The nearest city was a thousand miles away, and could only be reached by crossing the mountains and nestled valleys. Talk about the industrial towns was... Continue Reading →

Navrasa: Peace

For the union I know Of Death and Desire, A gentle is borne To the majestic empire.   Thy name be Peace To whom I call out, In times of catastrophe That lay about.   As the cannons of valiant and tireless soldiers Tell the tales of devastation and flame, A mother outcries over the... Continue Reading →

The Cognizant Citizen: The Russian Oil Spill

While the rest of the world is battling against widespread Covid-19, the regions of Norilsk and Siberia in Russia is facing a severe environmental threat and biological damage which will persist in the coming years. A fuel tank in Norilsk, Russia cracked open leaking over 20,000 tons of fuel into nearby rivers and seeping deep... Continue Reading →

The Cognizant Citizen: Animal Cruelty in India

Over the last couple of weeks, there has been a nationwide outrage regarding the incidents of animal cruelty that have come to light. Across all media platforms, people have come out in large numbers in support of animal rights, deeming the recent events as horrific and unjust. Several petitions and campaigns have been carried out... Continue Reading →

Worlds Largest Lesson: Hosted by AIESEC

On 27th June, 2020, volunteers of AIESEC from MAHE, VIT and Thapar Patiala hosted an event called the World’s Largest Lesson. Organized by UNICEF, the objective of this lesson was to educate and enlighten students about the Sustainable Development Goals that are needed for peace in the planet, and for its prosperity. This is an... Continue Reading →

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