Tag: NB Extra

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  • Plea to save Mother EARTH

    Plea to save Mother EARTH

    I am referring to the time earlier when Darjeeling was in its pristine state. During the time when Darjeeling was described as a lovely, beautiful forested land, when she was worthy of being called the 'Queen of Hills' … Darjeeling's corrugated hills were beautiful until they were touched by the corrupt minds of humans.

    November 18, 2019
  • Thinking collectively for a better world

    Thinking collectively for a better world

    Deepak Chopra, through his latest book Metahuman, encourages people to bring about a universal change by conducting an inquiry into human nature.

    November 18, 2019
  • IDOLS and the ENVIRONMENT

    IDOLS and the ENVIRONMENT

    We should implement awareness programmes among potters, sculptors, artists and idol makers about eco-friendly idols which are made from clay and soil. This would be a laudable approach to conserve the environment and promote traditional customs and art forms.

    October 10, 2019
  • A virulent predator

    A virulent predator

    Timothy Winegard's book sheds light on how malariacausing mosquitoes have played the role of mankind's most fierce enemies and changed the course of history.

    August 24, 2019
  • Call for rhododendron preservation

    Call for rhododendron preservation

    The state government needs to take up the responsibility of preventing environmental degradation, or else rampant commercial ventures will lead to bleak days in the Darjeeling hills.

    July 19, 2019
  • ‘Un-climbing’ the Himalayas

    ‘Un-climbing’ the Himalayas

    While climbers attract praise for scaling great heights, here is an educationist who explains that the real achievement actually lies in leaving the mountains alone.

    July 19, 2019