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Editorial

Dear Readers

The whole world is not as lively as before ever since the ‘silent sniper’ of the world– COVID 19 — made its first appearance in China on December 31. The rogue reality of the deadly virus in the fourth month of Gregorian calendar best rhymes with TS Eliot’s The Waste...

Creep into thy narrow bed, Creep, and let no more be said! Vain thy onset! all stands fast. Thou thyself must break at last! Let the long contention cease! Geese are swans, and swans are geese. Let them have it how they will! Thou art tired; best be still! They out-talked thee, hissed thee, tore thee? Better men fared thus before thee; Fired their ringing shot and passed, Hotly charged -and sank at last. Charge once more, then, and be dumb! Let the victors, when they come, When thy forts of folly fail, Find thy body by the wall!

Just a Number- Kazi Falguni Eshita

Age, you’re just a number But sometimes, you’ve made me ponder, Did you make me wiser? Age, you’re just a number But sometimes, you’ve made me wonder Did I grow up to be happy? Or did I sink in tears? Did I become brave? Or surrounded by fears? Born premature,...

Keeping The Space Station Clean

By 1998, after 12 years in orbit, Russian space station Mir was showing its age. Power cuts were frequent, the computers unreliable and the climate control system was leaking. But when the crew began a study to assess the types of microbes they were sharing their living space with, even...

COVID-19 -Ahmed Mahsin

Allah’s thrown cursing pin! Violence on the Muslim community in the world, Sign arose for revenge on that oppressing herd. Corruption and misdeeds made human a kind of killing machine. Thus they exhorted to get the darn in. Unjust has a bound that is proved, damn falls when it is...

The Story of Akeel Mathews

Assalamualaykum Wa Rahmatullah Wa Barakatuh My new name is Akeel and I am Indian, having grown up in southern plain state of Kerala. I had a very long road to Islam. I always believed in God from the time I was a child. My father had died when I was...

The Upcoming Superpowers

Brexit, coronavirus, and trade tiffs may be making economic headwinds, but despite immediate challenges, the world economy is projected to keep growing at a rapid pace over the next few decades. In fact, by 2050, the global market is projected to double its current size, even as the UN forecasts...

Coronavirus concerns and cure-Arno Dorian

The COVID-19 has hit us hard. As of now, there has been as many as 54,000 deaths and still counting goes up. This is not the same as the flu virus, rather it is worse than that. The new virus is highly infectious, and with the potential to have asymptomatic...

Gearing up for Ramadan- Fahmida Mehreen

Ramadan is one of the most important times in a Muslim’s life that comes once in every year. It is a chance for a believing Muslim to replenish his or her soul by practicing the norms of Islam more repetitively, more accurately, and more sacredly. In that holy month all...

Japan’s Obsession with Paper

Nestled amid the soaring skyscrapers of Tokyo’s central business district, Kiyoshi Takagi, practises an art form that is more than 1,300 years old. He is making washi paper, a craft now protected by Unesco as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Washi refers to paper made using traditional Japanese methods...

Miniature Nuclear Reactors

Huge computer screens line a dark, windowless control room in Corvallis, Oregon, where engineers at the company Nuscale Power hope to define the next wave of nuclear energy. Glowing icons fill the screens, representing the power output of 12 miniature nuclear reactors. Together, these small modular reactors would generate about...

children’s-achievement

Poem

Brothers -Kazi Falguni Eshita They say, sometimes being a sister Is better than being a princess. They say, brothers are superheroes I agree, they’re certainly no less. He’ll fight with her, he might make her cry But to bring her down? That he’ll never try. She’s his shield, while he...

Things You Need to Stop Doing

“When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.”’ – Helen Keller “Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.”...

Best Explorer Replacements for Windows 10

Windows Explorer for Windows 10 does a decent job. It’s certainly an improvement over what Windows Explorer used to be 10 years ago. But there are still a lot of features that could make it truly great. Thankfully, there are a few developers who’ve built Windows Explorer alternatives. A few...