Imagine this conversation between a boy and his mother somewhere in the not too distant future: Mom: Son, please eat your steak and eggs. Son: Sure mom, and what about these fruits and vegetables. Mom: Yes, you can eat them, but make sure you eat these healthy, tasty and fatty foods also! Son: Yes mom, […]Read more "Inflammation, the real cause of Heart disease."
If I told you that a girl from Mumbai who did not go to school after the age of 12 years, did not give her 10th or 12th board exams is getting into the world renowned MIT [http://web.mit.edu/}, what would your response be? Here is a brief account from her own mother, Supriya Raj Joshi […]Read more "From no school to MIT"
I have seen a few heroes and heroines in reel and real life. Often the reel heroes seem larger than life and get a lot of adulation because of what they are seen to be doing. But here I want to present to you one man, Nandakumar Pawar, who in my opinion is a real […]Read more "Real Heroes of Mumbai"
Imagine that you are assigned a spacious official bungalow as part of your job. Someone comes and occupies a part of your living room. He builds a tent, and you ignore him or probably even ask him to pay you some money for it. After many years, he has now built many more rooms in […]Read more "Rewarding robbers"
Yesterday there was a huge fire in an illegal slum colony in a northern suburb of Mumbai called Kandivali. Over 2000 shanties were burnt, fortunately there were only two casualties. The strange fact was that these were all illegal settlements, many of them owned by local politicians, who have even gone to the extent of […]Read more "Slums burn while Politicians pave the way for even more disasters"
Fun with Liquid Nitrogen in Mumbai Imagine being able to have liquid nitrogen which is minus 196 degrees Celsius right in your home! For experimenting with, ofcourse. The team with the various experiments they did. They started with introducing themselves, Science Utsav, a company, started 4 years ago in Bangalore. Then they invited questions from […]Read more "Fun with Liquid Nitrogen in Mumbai"
Something unusual happened this month in Mumbai that has been the topic of animated discussion and protests by many liberal progressive people all over. On 8 August 2015, around 40 consenting adults who had checked into hotels in Madh Island and the Aksa beach area in Mumbai, were dragged out of their rooms and taken to jail […]Read more "Consenting adults, moral policing and other fables"