Earth’s Evil Twin (Patrika Plus)

As published in Patrika plus: http://epaper.patrika.com/1791512/Rajasthan-Patrika-Jaipur/Rajasthan-Patrika-Jaipur#page/23/2 Lessons for the Earthlings from Venus (Patrika Plus) – Mehul Jangir Venus isn’t that different from Earth, it is almost identical in size and shape. However, if you want to call Venus Earth’s twin, it would be the evil one. Scientists argue that Venus might’ve supported life a long […]

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Bihar Diaries by Amit Lodha

A brilliant book and a must read for all Indians! Bihar Diaries is a book that contains all the aspects a thrilling, adventurous non-fiction should have. It reveals the true nature of the police and the conditions they work in at certainly goes against some social stereotypes. As a reader, but more so as an […]

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Our Little Blue Dot (Patrika Plus)

As published in Patrika plus: http://epaper.patrika.com/1763310/Rajasthan-Patrika-Jaipur/Rajasthan-Patrika-Jaipur#page/20/2 The Folly of Midas Touch (Patrika Plus) – Mehul Jangir  Have you ever heard the story of King Midas? Midas was a person who had everything in life, but he was of the opinion that further riches awaited him. According to Greek legend, Midas asked the Greek God Dionysus […]

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CATACLYSM

And who are you, the proud lord said, that I must bow so low? Only a cat of a different coat,  that’s all the truth I know. In a coat of gold or a coat of red, a lion still has claws, and mine are long and sharp, my lord, as long and sharp as […]

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FIFA WORLD CUP: PREVIEW AND PREDICTIONS

Group A: Russia, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Uruguay Uruguay emerges as the clear favourite, possessing experience on the big stage, decent results and a squad of players who’re fighters down to the bone. Many have called this group the ‘group of death by boredom’ which is true. These teams haven’t made their mark on international football […]

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COMPETITION CREATES EFFICIENCY

‘Competition everywhere, but it seems that now, it has escalated onto an unimaginable scale, yes, there now exists competition between private firms for reaching Mars, something that would’ve been deemed fantasy a decade ago. First, let’s talk about SpaceX, a private venture by revolutionist Elon Musk, it was deemed a sure-to-be failure sixteen years ago […]

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A DIPLOMATIC WARZONE

Above is a picture of Fiery Cross Island, a coral reef subject to a land reclamation process by the Chinese Government, it lies in the South China Sea, a region currently involved in grave tensions between multiple nations, including the USA and China. The above island lies outside China’s nautical territory, and thus invites outrage […]

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The WIMUN Experience

Hey, long time no see. Last month, I had one of the most wonderful trips of my life. WIMUN was a brilliant experience for not just me, but the surely the thousands of delegates who went there. The venue, New York City was also a huge goodie in the bag. WIMUN forced us to abandon […]

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Social Media: Boon or Bane?

Today, in the modern era, social media rules all. Hanging out with a friend? Post it on Facebook. At a cricket match? Make a snap. Want to express your views on last night’s match? Tweet it. Social media has completely engrossed itself into our lives. Friendship isn’t measured in how many valuable moments you share, […]

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