has been one of the major scourges in history. It decimated large segments of
population and affected the lives of all sections of society. A pandemic of
plague, known as the Black Death, broke out in 1348 in Europe and claimed
one-third of the total population.
Going by the
rule book to contain the disease
Chitleen K Sethi
first incidence of plague in the world in this century can safely be considered
contained. Five deaths and health authorities of three states on high alert is
what it took to combat the disease.
From journalism to world of
was around 10.15 in the morning. The telephone began ringing. As I picked
up the receiver, the person at the other end cried, "Please uncle,
come to Mr Ramasamy's house. He is serious. He requires to be taken to
hospital." She was his adopted daughter, who came in contact with
this great journalist through his niece.
A teacher par
off as a clerk-cum-typist in the district education office, Satya Paul Sharma
soon realised his dream and became a teacher, but he had never imagined that one
day he would get the prestigious President's Award for teaching!
new address book
comes a time in your life when you find your address book not only getting
hopelessly out of date but the entries themselves often unreadable from all
those cuttings and cross-cuttings. Time to acquire a new one and re-write your