Social issues

Every day you will hear the noise of ruthless judgment and never-ending stigma; somewhere a 10-year-old boy cannot concentrate on his studies even after losing his parents more than three years ago. That 45-year-old woman living in the old-age home has abandonment issues, which forbid her from making new relations. A 23-year-old girl is still having painful nightmares after being sexually abused almost six years...

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Real

A woman being a CEO of a leading company of fashion and luxury products is a big deal, but Maureen Chiquet was more than just that. She might be the former global CEO of Chanel now, but her whole life – professional and personal – is a perfect example of how women should defy societal as well as gender roles. From being a literature major...

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The World Health Organization (WHO) is a specialised agency of the United Nations that is concerned with world public health. With the outbreak of a new disease, it has been alert. Now, WHO has settled on a name for the disease caused by the outbreak of a previously-unknown coronavirus. The disease is called COVID-19. It was chosen by the World Health Organization to avoid implying any...

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It is only apparent when we look deeper into the extent of medical help that is provided to the students with financial problems, how healthcare assistance is a privilege and not a service. Rani Viroja observed this unfortunate situation for the students when she saw patients having their teeth pulled without a local anaesthetic and yet, expressing their gratitude after the procedure.   Viroja, who worked in...

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“You reap what you sow” is the proverb that applies to human beings as the problems faced by us are the results of our deeds. We live in a century where we do almost everything using technology and the knowledge we have gained or developed. However, this technology is achieved by us paying a huge cost in the form of deteriorating health and many other...

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Failure in science

Failure in science and research is inevitable. Though few scientists talk about their failures, the consensus of a nation admitting to or recognising failures is subpar. Every second a scientist experiences failure in their experiment. However, what many people don’t evaluate is the fact that science, its postulations, theories, and proofs are based on a countless number of failures out of which one success has...

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De-extinction of species

De-extinction is the process of generating an organism that is either an extinct species or resembles an extinct species. It is also known as resurrection biology or species revivalism. Although, cloning is the most widespread method of achieving the result, genome editing and selective breeding have also been considered. It has been often seen that this method is applied to endangered species in the hopes...

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Many of us have heard the phrase ‘War is a necessary evil’ and this statement still holds in the 21st century. While many people associate wars with murders, slavery, and destruction, the tradition of raping people along with it continues. And here we are not only talking about the women but also the men and children who are the victims of the rape culture, during...

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Penguins have lived in Antarctica as long as it is known. Since then, earth has experienced several climate changes, some drastic and some mild. Through all these changes, penguins have stayed strong and nothing has affected them. However, now, with sea warming up, the situations have changed. Penguins now have to relocate their home to find a place more suitable for them. It is happening...

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