7 Reasons Why You Should Read ‘Soar’

A story of eternal friendship between Bholanath and Khudabaksh, regardless of their respective religions, Amit Majumdar’s Soar is set in World War I and is the need of the hour. We figured this wouldn’t be enough to get you to pick up the book hence, here are 7 reasons why you should read Soar: Friends…

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6 Reasons to Read Rohini Chowdhury’s Beautiful Translation

The most popular devotional text recounting the adventures of the Hindu god Ram ‘The Ramcharitmanas’, composed by the poet-saint Tulsidas in the sixteenth century during a dynamic period of religious reform, was instrumental in making the story of Ram-and his divine feats against Ravan, the demon king of Lanka-widely accessible to the common people for…

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Meet These Chatty Dead Folks!

How would you feel if you woke up waiting in an endless room one day? Chats with the Dead gets us to meet Malinda Albert Kabalana (or Maali Almeida), who sets out to reach ‘The Light’ – a place where the afterlife comes to an end and the next life on Earth begins. As he…

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7 Essentials of Writing a Letter

The art of letter writing emerged long before phone calls or long text messages. Past generations will know well the anticipation that came with sending and receiving letter – a process that could sometimes take months. Perhaps it is this anticipation that made letters so special – it meant communication from a loved one or…

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A Coherent View of the Macrocosm of Pakistan

In the seventy or so years since Independence, much less has been written about the Princely States which acceded to Pakistan than those that remained in India. The name of the once great State of Bahawalpur is no longer remembered among its well-mapped peers over the border in Rajasthan. Bahawalpur is a series of conversations…

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How can Nepal Become an ‘Asian Tiger’?

By 2040, it is projected that China will be the largest economy in the world, followed by India. The two put together will have nearly a third of the world’s population and GDP. Now, there exists an opportunity for Nepal to unleash its potential and return to the time when it had the advantage of…

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When Destiny Rolls Her Dice and Flips Fortunes

When the Kingdom of Aum falls under the spell of corrupt forces, all its past glory turns to dust and the land, once lush and fertile, becomes a barren wasteland. It falls upon Saahas, the courageous young General and heir to the throne, to fight the darkness that had shrouded his beloved Aum. But victory…

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