Tiger is symbol of wilderness and well-being of the ecosystem. Tigers play a pivotal role in the health of the ecosystem. Tigers constitute the top carnivores in the ecosystem and is at the apex of the food chain. Tigers are Read more…


The theory of plate tectonics explains the Earth’s crustal dynamics by the movement of rigid lithospheric plates. Each plate is part of a shell on a sphere, so different parts of the plate move at different velocities.


Slums are not huts and tenements, but are occupied by people with a diverse background and psyche, complex social network, and a segregated spatial structure. India does need to provide the urban poor with better sanitation, public health, education and Read more…


It is far easier to recognise what is fashionable at a given time and place than to say why or how it becomes a fashion. The present fashion can be easily identified and described… feminine light colours, floral motifs, flowing Read more…


Pierre Cardin first came to India in 1968 on Mrs. Gandhi’s personal invitation. The purpose of inviting Cardin was to help the ailing textile industry of the country. The country’s textile industry badly needed the “designer” touch and no one Read more…


Amitabh Bachchan – super- star. Credited to have brought the angry young man image to Hindi cinema. Now known for his elegent sophisticated personality. Comes out best in his white kurta pyjama with a shawl across one shoulder. Walks tall Read more…


The constant in fashion is change. The change may be slow or fast but fashion is never static. This element of change is recognised in the definitions


Ever since human beings first settled in the polar regions they have been awed by the glowing lights-towering, rippling multicoloured curtains of light that often hang above many cities lying in the polar regions-Fairbank in Alaska, parts of uninhabitable Greenland Read more…


Einstein’s general theory of relativity predicts that gravitating mass could collapse under its own gravitation into a ‘singularity’ of infinite density. Such a superdense ‘singularity’ or black hole traps inside itself all radiation so that it cannot be seen even Read more…


The insatiable desire of mankind to alter the environment to suit its own need has often done untold damage to the environment. This is partly due to negligence. The Dal Lake recently would have almost ceased to be as it Read more…