Author: Rehana .

Eid Mubarak (which means blessed feast or festival). Eid, also called Eid-ul-Fitr, means breaking the fast that we Muslims do after a whole month of fasting. We all have a rough idea about Ramadan, that Muslims fast during this month and they have a tea party every day which is called iftar. Do you know, almost 2.1 billion Muslims fast this Ramadan all over the world! You might also have known about Eid-ul-Fitr, which we Muslims celebrate by the end of this month. But, through this article, we will explore what Ramadan actually is and what is its significance for…

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In India, “A woman is raped every 15 seconds!.” No, let’s put it the right way, “An Indian man commits rape every 15 seconds!” Chill! India is at 5th position in the list of countries with the highest rape crimes. The international media calls South Africa a rape capital! Around 40% of South African women have been raped at least once in their life! And with such a high population, this number is too large! Being a woman is pretty scary sometimes. Women need to take tough steps to protect themselves. So, they had been using several drastic measures and…

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We all know that men and women are physically different and I believe that’s a good thing! Since the illustrious days of our freedom struggle, Indian women have played a pivotal role in every field of life. Many people believe women to be as good as men, but this depends on few factors. We shall not forget that, at times, she can be better than men. And we have lots of examples that we’ll see throughout. Let’s discuss women’s role in nation-building. Historical background Women have lived an inordinately harsh life for most of history. They hardly get the chance…

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What does it take a TV show to get an episode banned? In the past, a simple image of the toilet was enough to send audiences into a spin. And what on earth they do in the TV show to make it banned entirely! Here, we’ll look at several banned TV shows that couldn’t make it into the airing, for various reasons. We’ll also consider the ones, which were banned from re-airing because of backlash and controversy. Hawaii Five-O This is an American drama that follows the life of several state police force officials. The idea is inspired by a…

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Are you a non-Chinese and looking for best Chinese romantic drama that has been released very recently? First, why do you like Chinese-Drama? Why do you watch C-Drama when you can’t understand Chinese! Other dramas are far better than C-Drama! Well, this is a tough question to answer. Browsing through Netflix or any other OTT platforms, we come across a ton of shows. However, most of us are focused on exploring dark, controversial topics or drama that are based on jealousy, betrayal, or are just pure wish fulfillment. Chinese and Koreans in the dramas are so cute! What I personally…

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George Walker Bush announced an attack against the Taliban at a press conference saying, “On my order, the United States military has begun strikes against the Al-Qaeda terrorist training camps and military installation of the Taliban regime in Afghanistan.” And here started the U.S. war in Afghanistan, which is now America’s longest war, 20 years long! Why a WAR? There has been war in Afghanistan since 40 years. In 1979, the Soviet Union invaded the country to support the Afghanistan communist regime for its military coup against the resistance forces. This caught the attention of the west. The United States, with…

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Introduction Senkaku Islands You might have spotted a person standing on a rock in the middle of nowhere. This rock is a part of the group of islands, which had an element of dangerous conflict involving China, Japan, and Taiwan ( People’s Republic of China). The Chinese call these islands as Diaoyu Islands and the Japanese see them as the Senkaku islands. What about Taiwan, do they also have an exclusive name for this? Well, yes! They know it as Tiaoyutai Islands. These islands seem pretty worthless in the above figure. No inhabitants with boring features, they are right in…

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China became the first nation to land a spacecraft on the far side of the moon, on 3rd January 2019. This incredible achievement shows how impressive China’s Space Program has become! Besides having the most number of annual launches, China has the capability of launching humans into orbit. China has now become one of the leading countries in the world for space programs. But among all the booms, there is a dark side to China’s space program. They have extremely relaxed safety norms and they often launch rockets over inhabited areas. These sometimes crash into populated towns and villages too!…

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‘Stranger things’ is a mystery sci-fi horror drama. It is set in the 80s and it adopts a lot from the films of that time, like E.T., the Alien. “Eleven, Are you listening?” Stranger Things just dropped a new season 4 teaser trailer. Hoping that you recently finished season 3 of Stranger Things and just in case, you wish a recap of the odd events that took place in Hawkins, here’s all that happens in the preceding two seasons. Stranger Things: Season 1 It’s the start of the 1980s in the township of Hawkins, Indiana. Mike, Lucas, Dustin, and Will…

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“The most important line on this planet is the coastline.” We took it for granted and acted as if it has been there always and will be forever! It wasn’t there in the ice age. But if we look at human history, we do not see a significant sea-level rise, for the 6000 years. Is it really occurring? Are “we” responsible for it? Should we worry about it? What is sea level? Local sea level is the average height of the ocean in a particular place. We can measure the height of ocean waters many times a day and figure…

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