Hope, not despair

Formerly when civilisations were destroyed in one or more continents, in other regions they survived and the accumulated knowledge of the past enabled our brethren to save the future of the race. The contemporary situation is pregnant with great possibilities, immense dangers or immeasurable rewards. The mind is vacillating between vague apocalyptic fears and deep mystical yearnings

Fruits of labour

. According to a recent news report, demand for agricultural produce from Northeast India has shown a spike in recent years, which experts ascribe to the labours of the Centre.