Do marriages really matter?

I’ve just celebrated my 22nd birthday on the 24th of March.  I’m eligible to marry someone if I want, although I have no intentions whatsoever of marrying someone, certainly not in the next four years or so.  This reminds me of G.B. Shaw, yes the person who penned the book Cashel Byron’s Profession. Shaw once said ‘Perhaps the greatest service that can be rendered to this country and to mankind is to bring up a family’. Well, we need to agree to the fact that bringing up a family helps to strengthen the society because in this way parents pass on their values to their children and the cycle continues. Continue reading “Do marriages really matter?”

Gasping for breath…..

People in Delhi struggle to breathe each day. Some even use a nebulizer at night in order to take medicines in the form of vapour in order to help their lungs function. Pollution tends to drop when it rains, but the air quality tends to get worse as clouds trap toxic gases at ground level. Toxic gases and other air pollutants hang low when the sky is overcast, which aggravates asthma and other respiratory problems. Children are worst hit because their developing immune system and lungs are not as strong as those of adults. Continue reading “Gasping for breath…..”

Trust& Tolerance….

Scanning through newspapers has been my habit ever since my childhood. I undertake this exercise in order to stay up-to-date with all the latest developments taking place around the world. But sadly, most of the newspapers I scan through are studded with conflicts between different ethnic groups. Conflicts in Syria, Air strikes in Yemen are only a few examples of the rising tensions and conflicts among nations coming from different religious, social and racial backgrounds. Continue reading “Trust& Tolerance….”