Day: January 1, 2012

An Indian student to meet Sarkozy over burqa ban

Aakanksha Gupta, a 16-year-old Indian girl who studies in Class 11 in Pathways School, Noida, wrote the letter as part of an essay-writing competition to French president Nicolas Sarkozy, criticising the burqa ban in his country. It was sent to the French premier, who decided to meet her to discuss the issue in detail. The contest required […]

2012: End of the world?

A couple of years ago, a Hollywood movie based on a Mayan prediction was released, entitled 2012. The movie obviously was pure science fiction based on a fantastical future. The year 2012 however is finally here. Is the world going to end? Of course not.  What I mean to say […]