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Yohanes Surya: Tidak Ada Anak Bodoh

“Tidak ada anak bodoh, yang ada hanyalah mereka yang belum dapat kesempatan belajar dari guru yang kompeten dan metode yang efektif”, demikian prinsip fisikawan Indonesia, Yohanes Surya. 1.026 kata lagi


The Sialkot Saga by Ashwin Sanghi

‘When it’s a question of money, everybody is of the same religion.’

The trajectories of Arvind and Arbaaz, both ‘businessmen’ of a kind whose lives are unwillingly intertwined, ricochet off one another while they play out their sinister and murderous plots of personal and professional one-upmanship, all the while breaking every rule in the book. 579 kata lagi


Movie Review : Ajith in Vedalam

In anticipation of seeing Ajith Kumar’s new Tamil film Vivegam, I watched his 2015 film Vedalam (Phantom).  I thought that it was my first Ajith film, but in looking him up I realized he was in… 160 kata lagi

Book Review: Ashoka: Lion of Maurya by Ashok K. Banker

‘Ashoka: Lion of Maurya’ by Ashok K. Banker  (C)Aishwary Mehta

Genre – Historical, Asian Literature, Fiction.

Quote from the book I Liked – ‘No matter how tempestuous or destructive, a storm always passed. 625 kata lagi


UNFPA's Work in Humanitarian Settings

By Sunaina Perera

July 18, the Population Institute
Leila Baker, UNFPA, Jordan

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is the lead UN agency supporting sexual and reproductive health rights for women the world over, with a vision of “delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe, and every young person’s potential is fulfilled”. 608 kata lagi


Ashoka and the Bones of Buddha


Recently I watched a documentary on the finding of possibly the ashes of Buddha. The punchline for me was that it has been historically concluded that the great king Ashoka reburied these ashes in a temple atop the original, crude burial…placing them in a sarcophagus. 347 kata lagi


Electrifying, Explosive LITHIYUM

I always spelled Lithium as L-i-t-h-i-u-m, which has an atomic number 3. Like all other alkali metals, lithium is highly reactive and flammable.  Little did I realize that if we add a “Y” to the spelling – IT becomes “Lithiyum”, and a Highly Explosive material. 474 kata lagi