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Lord Shiva and His Boons

Indian ancient literature is full of stories where mortals meditate with great perseverance for different gods to get boons. Lord Shiva is ranked the...

Mahanadi’s Anshupa in Steady Decay

Going upstream on the left side of the river Mahanadi from the outskirt of Bhubaneswar, be a speedster or a trekker or even an...

Technologies in 2017 and their Expected Impacts

The new year of 2017 has brought ample amount of both reflection and expectation with it. The technologies and tools have pushed the envelope...

2016 – A Year of Faith and Fragility

When Pope Francis signed an Ecumenical Declaration with the leader of Russian Orthodox Churches, Patriarch Kirill, on February 12, it was an indication of...

RegTech – Technology Drives Regulatory Business

An increasing regulatory information inflow, the pressure to cut costs in the process of compliance, and to achieve a greater level of safety have...

As Those Turn into Children’s Stories

Deluge that brings scarcity cannot be welcome. But this will not stop the inflow if we do not have a plan to moderate it,...

Fighting Culpability with Reason

“Can you deny your culpability?” was the question that a TV anchor asked the gentleman. I shall definitely face hardship if you ask me...

Things Can Fail! Demigod to Demo God

I was in a conference on Cloud Computing – everybody is talking about this computing model these days. As the conference was organised by...

Brexit – Beyond Britain and the Whole of Europe

The democratic and independent-minded British decided to honour their own currency, own trade, and above all, their own border. In fact, 23 June 2016...

Swiftness of Invasion

“It was the swiftness,” the cab driver remarked when we were engaged in a discussion on the Vikings and their dominance starting from late...