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Dean Mahomed was only ten years old when his father died in battle fighting for East India Company in Bengal. Dean became an orphan. An Anglo-Irish officer in the Company, Captain Godfrey Evan Baker, took him into his guardianship. …

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We seldom incorporate deaths in our plan when we pan out the curves of our lives. That is why when death happens near us, we find ourselves almost clueless.

Can we have a definitive to-do checklist of things that needs our attention after someone dies? …

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I still remember him. We were not from the same university, but we were friends. Because both of us loved discussing philosophy. Sometimes, he preferred writing long letters to me and used to post them at my address.
His personal life became full of complications because of strained relations with his…

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Two of my friends are Netflix terminators. Their phones brim with the notifications of new series or the new season of shows the all day long. Sometimes, I suspect they eagerly wait for them.

Because I know they never want to miss any.

I have been addicted to Netflix and…

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When Coronavirus started affecting habits of sociality during lockdowns, humans turned toward their smartphones’ screens.

Within March alone, Twitter was topped up with the stories of shock and amazement. People were posting picture grabs of their increased screen time. …

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When I trek in the Himalayas, I find my smartphone almost useless. It can get me nowhere, and it is of virtually no use because there is no signal and no internet above a certain altitude. …

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Sometimes I wonder what the world would have been like if we all knew our future?

Perhaps that would be a boring world whether you are in heaven or hell. As if you are a program and some programmer has written out a code for you. You will not even…

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When coronavirus started spreading in February this year, religious congregations all over the world were became the reason of anxiety spots. Governments banned the public meetings though hesitatingly. Religious activities were soon under lockdowns. They were asked to vacate their buildings and follow social distancing norms. …

I was around 13 years old when on a cold February night, my friends and I brought a film on rent from a video store. The film was — The Evil Dead, supernatural horror flick of 1981. The store manager had convinced us that it was the scariest film ever…

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The showering of lukewarm water on the naked body has turned out to be a creativity trigger for humans.

I think that the thought of bathing after a day-long hard work may have been a very relaxing opportunity for Neanderthals. …

Ajay Sharma

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