Monthly Archive: September 2012

Sep 10 2012

Lioness works hard


It is amazing to see the lioness hunting. They work hard to bring food home. The lion sleeps and waits for food. Most men in the Indian subcontinent never visit a kitchen. They are just like lazy lions. They like to call themselves lions ( for muscles and strength) or powerful patriarchs. Remember the cartoon?

Sep 09 2012

Sea Otters can save the world from global warming!

A new study says : Sea Otters can save the world from environmental collapse. All they have to do is what comes naturally — keep eating Sea Urchins. More Otters means less Urchins, and less Urchins means more healthy kelp forests. More healthy kelp forests means less CO2. According to the researchers at the University …

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Sep 08 2012

The brave woman speaking!

‘You can not have a real democracy without a real functioning free media. We don’t have a free media. We have a pale male media.’ – Robin Morgan

Sep 06 2012

We are killing them

The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) today released a list of Asian species that are at a conservation crossroads calling for governments to take immediate action with The Three Rs Approach: Recognition, Responsibility, Recovery. The list includes: the tiger, orangutans, Mekong giant catfish, Asian rhinos, Asian giant river turtles, and Asian vultures. The announcement was made …

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Sep 06 2012

Happy Teachers Day, Papa!

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My father was a medical doctor. He was a rational man in a deeply religious society. He was born in a poor illiterate family. But he went to a school against his family’s wishes. He moved from his village to a city with a dream to become a doctor. He struggled a lot to make …

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Sep 05 2012

Some famous male writers in Bengal are worse than Muslim religious fanatics.


”It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.”— Noel Coward Religious fanatics issue fatwas and demand the book banning of the writers who challenge them. Their demonstrations and processions end to a cul-de-sac or to a mosque. But megalomaniac, misogynistic, macho male writers and their male dominated media …

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Sep 05 2012

Scary, but not really scary!

A half a million miles long ‘solar whip’ is on the surface of the sun. The radiation from the eruption will create a geomagnetic storm. It will hit earth today. We are the audience. We watch big games. No, we do not play with fire.

Sep 04 2012

A bunch of morons celebrating ‘World Hijab Day’ today.


Pakistan’s biggest religious political party Jamaat-e-Islami launched a campaign to make it compulsory for women to wear the Hijab in public. The women’s wing of the party has already held demonstrations in several cities demanding that the wearing of Hijab be made a part of the constitution and compulsory in Pakistan, and tomorrow the party …

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Sep 02 2012

My first night with my beloved husband

‘…That night too, Rudra came home and cajoled me by saying, “Good girl, unwind a little, don’t keep yourself so stiff, soften your body a little,” and entered the path he had opened up. In that dark room, made darker by my shut eyes, when I was openly bearing the agony Rudra inflicted on my …

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Sep 02 2012

The Big Five-Oh


25th of August was like any other day but friends told me I would become a fifty-year-old woman. When I was younger, much younger than today, I thought 50 was the oldest thing we could ever come up with. I remember the very day that my father became 50, I cried thinking that he would …

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