Category: Open Slate

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Kashmir – Is It A Tamil Word?

It was few years back; few researchers claimed Jesus studied in the present day Kashmir. A research attributed to it states, the language spoken at that point of time in Kashmir seemed to be a...






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Backlash on Big Game Hunting

The killing of Cecil the Lion in Zimbabwe has suddenly sparked debates on the trophy hunting. Big game Hunting – often associated with the hunting of African Big Five (lion, elephant, rhinoceros, Cape buffalo and...






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“Malice” – Planting the Perfect Motive

Japanese author Keigo Higashino (ludicrously dubbed as ‘Japanese Stieg Larsson’) is best known for his crime & murder mystery novels that have carefully wound back-stories and characters with enough psychological depth. Higashino hasn’t entirely reconstructed...






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The Food Safety Scare

The recent Maggi Noodles revelation has woken up the masses regarding food safety standards and dangerously high lead levels in the popular snack. On June 5th , Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI),...






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A Nobel Peace Laureate’s Painful Silence

Myanmar’s democratic leader Aung San Suu Kyi has recently announced that her National League for Democracy (NLD) party will participate in the country’s elections, set to happen on November 8th. The NLD party won the...






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Rice Origination Debates

In archeological sites, rice dates back to 8,000 years, but its specific period of domestication continues to spawn debates and raging controversies. Tens of thousands of rice are available in the modern world, which are...