PICK OF THE DAY

Pick of the Day : Kargil Divas

In today’s Pick of the Day, for D’s Art Takes, I Divvya Nirula present my take on – “Kargil Divas”. Keeping Heroes Alive “If death strikes before I prove my blood, I promise (swear), I will kill death!…Some goals are so worthy, it’s glorious even to fail!”. These were the words that Captain Manoj Kumar Pandey of the 1/11 Gorkha […]
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Pick of the Day: Olympics & The Pandemic

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In today’s Pick of the Day, for D’s Art Takes, I Divvya Nirula present my take on – “Olympics & The Pandemic”. Games People Play There is something about the Olympics. The Greeks knew that men loved sports and always would, competition was motivation. (Of course, we are using the term ‘men’ to connote the larger humankind.)  Its tradition, and […]
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Pick of the Day : RK Laxman & The Common Man

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In today’s Pick of the Day, for D’s Art Takes, I Divvya Nirula present my take on – “RK Laxman & The Common Man” Political Cartooning Culture Political cartoons have been produced since 1754. The first one appeared in Ben Franklin’s newspaper The Pennsylvania Gazette. Including caricature, it serves the purpose of conveying editorial commentary on politics, politicians, and current events. They have an […]
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Pick of the Day: The Cabinet Reshuffle, the New Pack

In today’s Pick of the Day, for D’s Art Takes, I Divvya Nirula present my take on – “The Cabinet Reshuffle, the New Pack” Epic Shift The 7th of July 2021 saw an epic cabinet reshuffle in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s cabinet. He has brought in a record number of 36 first-time ministers into his cabinet. This takes the total […]
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Pick of the Day : Critique of Documentaries

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In today’s Pick of the Day, for D’s Art Takes, I Divvya Nirula present my take on – “Critique of Documentaries”. To Report or Not To Report IS the Question For some time we have been following the growing trend of nature documentaries that have become popular. Documentaries are something that I have always been partial to – primarily because […]
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Pick of the Day : Swahili, that Liquid Language

In today’s Pick of the Day, for D’s Art Takes, I Divvya Nirula present my take on – “Swahili, That Liquid Language” Kinywa Ni Jumba La Maneno, Mouth Is The Home Of Words The beautifully lyrical words in Swahili are perfect as they transfer the meaning of the words. With a penchant for proverbs and sayings, I have found the […]
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Pick of the Day : Hieroglyphics, Graphics Vs. Words

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In today’s Pick of the Day, for D’s Art Takes, I Divvya Nirula present my take on – “Hieroglyphics, Graphics Vs. Words” Egypt is captivating, the myths, the history, and the legends. There is something mystical and mysterious about the stories of this land that is never dull. Having formally researched and studied several ancient cultures for my courses, Egypt […]
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Pick of the Day : Sanskrit & the Vidyapiths

In today’s Pick of the Day, for D’s Art Takes, I Divvya Nirula present my take on – “Sanskrit & the Vidyapiths” In Search of The Lost Schools India has always boasted of a rich tradition in the area of learning and education since ancient times. It is well known that people from other nations such as Europe, the Middle […]
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Pick of the Day : Native American Langauges

In today’s Pick of the Day, for D’s Art Takes, I Divvya Nirula present my take on – “Native American Langauges” The Lost Languages The Native American lore is legendary. The myths, the stories of spirit animals, the names with deeply spiritual meanings, all in conjunction with the culture. But there lies behind it a grim truth. Just the way […]
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Pick of the Day : Korean, The Surprise Package

In today’s Pick of the Day, for D’s Art Takes, I Divvya Nirula present my take on – “Korean, The Surprise Package” I call Korean as the surprise package. It amazes me how close Korean and Chinese were linguistically close. The languages of the Asian school – Japanese, Chinese, Korean all have tremendous histories. The Altaic Languages Korean is one […]
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