It’s finally over! A comprehensive account of whats it going to be in 2014

It’s going to be a very personal post today. I have just completed my Masters in Science! These last couple of years felt like an eternity. I presented my MSc thesis “Optimisation of genomic DNA extraction from dioecious medicinal plant, C. grandis for analysis of genetic diversity on the basis of sexual dimorphism by RAPD… Read More

Being the Master of my Fate

It matters not how strait the gate, How charged with punishments the scroll. I am the master of my fate: I am the captain of my soul. William Ernest Henley (Invictus) When I was a little girl, my mother took me to the British Council Library every Saturday afternoon and she used to leave me… Read More

A Christmas gift from a writer.

The following is the text from the novel “Earthbound” (excerpt from chapter 13). You can download the book for free only on the 25th December, 2012 from Amazon by clicking here. Have a great vacation!  Mani Shankar sat in the reading room which adjoined the famous artifact store in Paros. During the past few years that he… Read More

The Unforgettable Protagonist: Raskolnikov

I read Dostoveysky’s Crime and Punishment three years ago, yet a character the author created remains clearly etched in my mind. Rodion Raskolnikov is a protagonist who cannot be easily forgotten. Being described as ‘very handsome and extremely intelligent’, one would usually have a very positive image about the character. But, the actual case differs. He is… Read More