Tag: coronavirus

COVID-19: An Alarm Bell to Reinvigorate the Environment

~ Khushi Koul COVID-19, an unprecedented crisis with catastrophic impact on both livelihoods and lives of folks across the globe, has been a major blow for the world economy and has made more than 25 million people its prey till date. However, it has evidently benefited nature, and its resources in ways no devised mechanisms…
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TRENDS IN COVID-19

By: Masoom Grover Almost 4 months under the lockdown and we have seen some tremendous transformations with the nature around us. We hear more birds chirping, more plants growing, more stars in the clear night sky, more rivers decontaminating themselves, more ecosystems rebuilding, we see the planet rebooting. Situations which have consumed uncountable Five Year…
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Sikhs Service Beyond Communal Barriers

~ By Arkopriya Pal The Sikh community has always made news – both nationally as well as around the globe – for relentlessly helping people in times of crisis and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has been no exception. While the world is locked away in homes, battling the fast-spreading infection, the Sikh community is, at…
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What have we learned from the COVID-19 Pandemic so far?

~ Hiba Ishaq Coronavirus, a non-living microorganism, which spearheaded its spread from the Wuhan city in China, has become a living threat to the world today. This virus has infected more than 28 lakh people worldwide and more than 1,90,000 people have died so far. Since there is no cure, no vaccination for this disease,…
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Earth Day- A Significant yet Trivialized Festival

Siya Bindal Why are festivals bracketed with some sort of a culture or religion? A festival is a day of celebration ergo, Earth day should also be celebrated with an equal amount of ardour as any other festival for, it is a global festival that is not associated with a culture or a religion. Human…
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Good Friday in Quarantine Time

Disha Mishra Coming from a Hindu family, my parents never restricted me to practice religions other than Hinduism. They were secular enough to believe in the peaceful existence of several other religions. I wonder if this makes India unified in diversity. There is a popular curiosity among non-Christians about what is so “good” about Good…
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Not Your Regular COVID-19 Awareness Article

– Masoom Grover This is year 2020 and up until now, our lives have been fast and robotic in a sense that we’ve been practicing the same routine over and over again. Our schedules have been so monotonous and repetitive that we can literally recite the entire chronology of the chores we carry out everyday. It’s said that humans take 21 days…
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RAM NAVAMI

Samiksha Roy Ram Navami is a major festival in Hinduism and that of Hindus across the world. It’s a spring festival, mostly celebrated in the month of March or April according to the Gregorian calendar. As per the Hindu calendar, it falls on the month of Chaitra. This festival is important to Vaishnavism tradition of…
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Love, in the Time of Corona

– Mansura Amdad The world is in shambles at this moment. Never before did I feel so helpless and so panicked to see the deluge that has taken over the world. As a person who has been studying wars, understanding conflicts and working on how to resolve these problems through negotiations and by means of…
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