Category: General

Why we need more overt and covert deradicalisation programs?

Did you know that ISIS used about 89 children to carry out terrorist attacks in just one year? Or that the terrorist organisation has a battalion called cubs of caliphate?

Taiwanese military Chief killed a week after Taiwanese govt declined China’s offer and a week before elections

In an incident that has created pandemonium across the world, a black hawk helicopter carrying Taiwanese chief of General staff, Gen. Shen Yi-ming, smashed into a mountain near Taipei. The incident took place mere 10 minutes after the helicopter, UH-60M Black Hawk, took off from the air base at Taipei, carrying 13 senior officers from the Taiwanese defence forces, fell from the radar screen near Wulai area with dense forestation.

Could the Giants of Ramayana and Mahabharata be the newly discovered cousins of Humans–Denisovans?

Are the newly discovered Human cousins–Denisovans, who were ostensibly a taller species, same as the giants mentioned in Hindu scriptures like Ramayana and Mahabharta? From whatever little that I have stumbled upon as proof, I am sure, will make Valmiki and Ved Vyas smile. After all they had not concocted stories but had written down the Indian subcontinent’s history in their epic poems. Back then these giants were called Rakshasas.

Why are Jyotirlinga temples in India positioned as per Fibonacci series?

The Jyotirlinga temples in India, are dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is believed that at these temples Lord Shiva appeared as a column of fire or the lingam of light. Dwadasa Jyotirlinga Stotra says there are 12 such Jyotirlingams in India, and that every devotee of Shiva must visit these temples. But what piques my curiosity is the progressive spiral shape around which these temples are situated.