Category Archives: Animals

Written on Sep, 11, 2016 by in | Comments Off on THE RISE, FALL & RISE OF MOSQUITOES AND MALARIA
Female anopheles mosquito having dinner

The buzz of mosquito (Spanish for little fly) has become louder again since some sporting people got malaria during Rio 2016 Olympics in Brazil, and Zika virus has reached Florida in the US. In the battle for survival there is a recent discovery of how mosquitoes find their “attractive” victims. It seemed malaria was headed for history books but it …

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Written on Nov, 08, 2015 by in | Leave a comment
worker bees

  “To Autumn” by Keats, is one of the most anthologised lyrical poems ie emotional and songlike poetries. As a lover of English literature I went to see Keats’ house – a small house in Hampstead, north London, many years ago. It is now a museum with an autumn look. The plum tree in the small front lawn, under which …

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Written on Sep, 27, 2015 by in | Leave a comment
The Owl

As I survey the wondrous Manipur with blue mountain ridges and green valley, the dusty country roads beckon me to the land where I was born. Though politics is not my brand of whisky, I’m like meeerkats of Kalahari Desert that often stand up to look around and make low-pitched barking sounds. I’m a believer in the survival of the …

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