I Survived Two Earthquakes

BY DR PREETI TALWAR The ground shook like never before Towers swayed and bridges buckled The people around were unaware, Of the wall of water in the air The power of nature so pure and evil Thousands dead in seconds Only for the rest to be killed slowly By man-made troubles The people will never be the same. It was 11th September, 6.18 p.m. I.S.T, the … Continue reading I Survived Two Earthquakes

Prawns in Coconut Milk Gravy

BY RUCHIRA GHOSH Ingredients: Prawns -250gms cleaned and deveined. Garlic paste 1 tablespoon Ginger paste 1 tablespoon Cumin powder ½ tablespoon Red chilli powder ½ tablespoon Paste of 1 small onion Coconut milk  1 can. N.B Milk obtained from freshly crushed coconut enhances the taste   of the dish. Mustard / refined oil 4 tbsps Salt 1 tbsp Garam Masala (Aromatic spices) powder I heaped tbsp   … Continue reading Prawns in Coconut Milk Gravy

Why India Loves Shakespeare

BY RUCHIRA GHOSH The modern aficionados of English literature can by no means overlook the Great Bard of Stratford-on-Avon, the globally renowned poet, actor, and playwright. Shakespeare is undoubtedly the cornerstone of the English language, devoid of which the entire edifice would crumble. On 23rd April 1616, precisely 401 years ago, Shakespeare walked into sunset; but the volume of rich, varied works which he left … Continue reading Why India Loves Shakespeare