British Jewel of the Orient

The railways in India are truly a legacy of the British Raj. In a previous chapter, we spoke of how Industrialization was a big phase in Europe in the early 19th century. As a result, there were engineering enthusiasts who dreamt of covering the earth with cast iron rails. At the same time, the rising … Continue reading British Jewel of the Orient

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Road to the Summer Capital

“Veni, Vidi, Vici” (I came, I saw, I conquered.) That is how many empires were built across the globe. What began just as trade, gradually shifted gears and as they say, the English were high on power! However, it is also said that every empire passes on a philosophy to the world, quoting that its … Continue reading Road to the Summer Capital

Discovering Shyamala

When God created the earth, he was essentially playing treasure hunt. He precariously placed some fortunes all around and left it to man to discover them. A chance discovery of these treasures has always been special. I’m sure Columbus was on cloud nine when he stumbled upon the Americas while trying to find a direct … Continue reading Discovering Shyamala

Book Review: The Adventures of the JP Family

Blogchatter Book Review Programme AUTHOR: Radhika Acharya BOOK NAME: The Adventures of the J P Family GENRE: Humour/ Fiction TOTAL NUMBER OF PAGES: Sixty-two PUBLISHER: Blogchatter ABOUT THE AUTHOR Radhika Acharya is not a newbie writer. She has been successfully putting her thoughts to paper since her college days. Her lost love for writing was … Continue reading Book Review: The Adventures of the JP Family