Thursday, 19 May, 2022

Topic: writing

BookLeaf Publishing’s 21-Day Writing Challenge aims to encourage expression & daily writing

The 21-Day Writing Challenge by BookLeaf Publishing requires participants to submit a daily write-up for 21 days, after which they will be compiled & if the participants chooses, published.

There’s one skill that doesn’t deteriorate with age

For those who fear the loss of their language abilities as they grow older, there’s plenty of good news to report.

So long Chellaram Parker, and thanks for the stained pockets

Indian students used Chelpark ink and pens back when good handwriting also meant good character.

More girls than boys in India want to become psychologists or journalists: Cambridge survey

The global survey shows that in overall career choices most students — 23.5 per cent — opted for engineering.

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PT Pertamina Balongan refinery in Indramayu, Indonesia | Representational image | Bloomberg

Asian refiners to ramp up gasoline exports to US as sky-high prices beckon

In Asia, gasoline margins have doubled to more than $33 a barrel since the end of March and have edged above those for diesel, which have eased from a peak in early May.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.