There are many facets to identity. We are born with certain physical characteristics which distinguish us from our siblings. As we grow, our personal traits develop to further our sense…

The belief in deities is ancient, and early texts such as the Vedas bear witness to this belief. The evolution of religion has led to clashes which still continue. Scholarly…

The subject of economics was considered a part of philosophy until the Industrial Revolution. When the shift from agriculture to industry became pronounced, the study of economics gained importance. The…

Marriages are no longer unions which last a lifetime. Most societies now have a provision for divorce. The emotional effect is usually strong. Feelings of desertion, despair and rejection are…

Kidnapping is a terrifying crime, especially when the victims are children. Kidnappers usually demand ransom, but investigations have revealed that in a number of cases, the victims are sex slaves.…

There is hardly a spot on the globe that has not been visited by people from other lands. Human beings have always travelled, and written accounts have existed from even…