Our World

Illustration: Venla Valve Esha Chanda, Columnist (Our World)   How would you describe an ideal woman? Someone who is gorgeous, tall and slim or someone who although doesn't have a size zero figure but is poised, charming and socially aware? If you vouch for the former, then you are probably one among many who...
Esha Chanda, Columnist (Our World)   Now here’s an ironic situation — last year around this time, people across the globe were flipping out because the world was supposedly ending in December 2012. And now that we stand at the brink of the date on which the Mayan calendar predicted the end...
Liam McNeily, Correspondent (Our World)   Whether or not university life is becoming more sexist, is a very broad question to ask and one that requires the consideration of numerous different areas. University life itself is difficult to define and that is only within the realms of the United Kingdom. It becomes...
Esha Chanda, Columnist (Our World)   A young soul driven to take her life after anxiety seized her. She got into drugs, took to alcohol and spent months into depression. Blackmailed, tortured and mentally assaulted, the girl decided to put an end to everything by exterminating her life. This is the story of...
Esha Chanda, Columnist (Our World)   A group that stirs up agitations, annihilates the society, slays in the name of religion, is the cause of indignation in the world and yet manages to sustain itself every day. Being an Islamist group that ruled Afghanistan between 1996 and 2001, Taliban’s vile acts have always...
Esha Chanda, Columnist (Our World)   They are omnipresent. Shoving cameras in your face, this all-pervading clan of photographers are always there, watching your every move closely; do you feel their eyes on you already? You may hate them, you may like them, but one thing is for sure, you cannot ignore them....
Esha Chanda, Columnist (Our World)   From where should we start this discussion? Should we begin with how the so-called ‘normal beings’ despise being in the same vicinity as the ‘abnormal ones'? Or should we open this subject from the bitter truth that several individuals walking amongst us have to fight for...