Category: Concerns

Peace 26

Peace

Is the yearning for peace sentimental and cliched? The war mongers and politicians certainly think peace is over rated because they believe their country will seem much stronger to the rest of the world...

Should you really? 8

Should you really? yeahwrite#303nonfiction

You Should “I need a new profile pic for my Facebook,” she said, smiling sweetly and persuasively. “The last one is also one that you took.” There it came again – the request for...

No pain,no gain. People spend their weekends lining up for a bit of cash. Photo Credit: Kalpanaa Misra 17

No gain without pain

So how are you faring with your lack of cash and the long queues at the ATM’s? I thought I’d check on you. I’ve decided not to try to get cash until the panic...

Perfect fruit in 'perfect' packaging 3

Packaging – the bane of the environment

Would you prefer your tomatoes straight from the vendor on a cart who stops by your home or would you prefer them home delivered, slickly wrapped in cellophane and other packaging ? Packaged goods...

Origins of Love - a story about surrogacy in India 22

Surrogacy #feminist issue

Scientists make babies Bollywood has embraced surrogacy with a vengeance. First Amir Khan, then Shah Rukh Khan and now Tushaar Kapoor being the latest one. Tushar Kapoor decided to have a baby as a...

is it true? 20

Bloggers and responsibility

Do bloggers have a responsibility? Bloggers have it easy people think. Blogging is a comparatively easy form of expression. Once you’ve set up your blog, you simply hammer away at the computer, write whatever...

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Careful what you buy

Careful of those packages I love a muesli for breakfast. It tastes amazing, fills me up, I don’t crave sweet things and makes me feel virtuous for starting out the day right. As you...

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How safe are disposable diapers?

I’ve been thinking about disposable diapers. A lot. When my children were babies, these ‘conveniences’ were available but, even all those years ago, we were aware of how many hundreds of years it takes...

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Prevention or Positive Thinking?

A little three year old died in Hyderabad this morning because her head got caught in a lift at her nursery school. Just before that I read an Indian Express article about the need...

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