Dystopia – or anti utopia (coined by Thomas More’s work Utopia) – describes a frightening and undesirable society. Common themes of this genre are depictions of a society that has collapsed.
Author: Swati Saxena
Oster’s book is informative when parenting has become a serious of must dos.
Frankenstein is often hailed as one of the first and finest science fiction novel and Mary Shelley wrote it at the age of 18 as part of a competition between her husband poet Percy Shelley and poet Byron.
It is vital to recognize the reason for Dr Payal Tadvi’s suicide as what it is – an instance of caste based violence.
‘London patient’ has become second person to be cured of HIV In what can be seen as milestone in AIDS epidemic, a patient in London has become the second person to be cured of AIDS (publicly the scientists are describing the case as a long term remission). Last such case[Read More…]
The courageous dignity of IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman amidst the Pakistani forces emerged as a beacon of what real valour and pride looks like. Everyone noted the contrast with shrill jingoinsm of the news anchors who had been war mongering and baying for blood for the past few days. The[Read More…]
Measles outbreak across the world has become the latest and most pressing public health emergency. WHO has now confirmed that epidemic of measles in Madagascar has caused more than 900 deaths since the outbreak began in September. USA, which had actually eradicated the disease, is battling with high numbers of[Read More…]
The World Health Organisation has recently released the top ten threats to global health that will require immediate and effective attention. Most of these threats have the potential to cause substantial morbidity and mortality. I evaluate how India fares on each of these. Air pollution and climate change In 2019,[Read More…]
An increasingly large number of millennials are willing to explore friendships with people different from them and hold off judgments for tolerance and acceptance.