On 26th November 2008, 10 terrorists from Laskar-e-Taiba, based out of Pakistan, attacked the iconic city of Mumbai, the horrors of which still remain in the minds of Mumbaikars to this day. The terrorists, after attacking several locations within the city concentrated their attacks in the Taj Hotel, and killed many guests. The terrorists wereContinue reading “26/11 Will Never be Forgotten“
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India’s North East Connectivity at 75 years of Independence
The north-eastern states of India are somewhat detached from the rest of the country. Dense forests, mountainous terrains, heavy rains, floods, absence of big cities, all these features make the north-east alienated from the rest of the country through the Siliguri corridor, also called “Chicken’s neck”. However, the north-east has tremendous potential to become theContinue reading “India’s North East Connectivity at 75 years of Independence”
India adds five more Ramsar sites
India has recently added 5 more Ramsar sites or wetlands of international importance and thus the count has reached 54. The sites which have been included are Karikili Bird Sanctuary, Pallikaranai Marsh Reserve Forest, Pichavaram Mangrove Forest in Tamil Nadu, Sakhya Sagar in Madhya Pradesh, and Pala Wetlands in Mizoram. India’s Ramsar wetlands cover anContinue reading “India adds five more Ramsar sites”
Bombay’s beating heart and soul: the Marine Drive.
The three-kilometer seafront promenade known as Marine Drive, also known as Queen’s Necklace or Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Road, begins at Nariman Point and continues to Babulnath. Marine Drive is probably one of the most tranquil locations the bustling metropolis has to offer because it offers an unbroken view of the Arabian Sea. As theContinue reading “Bombay’s beating heart and soul: the Marine Drive.”