Many of us love pets, especially dogs. But do you know that over the last five years, they have killed more than 300 people, mostly poor and rural children? Over 20,000 rabies deaths have been caused by homeless dogs and more than 30 endangered species have been hunted by them in the wild. The human-animal conflict between people and stray dogs in India has reached an alarming level. So, the next time you venture outdoors, please take care of yourself!
Summarizing the Union Budget in a cool, simplified, less dreadful, more interesting, nowhere mind-boggling, and in quite a thought-provoking manner.
11am, 1st February: a moment for which people across the country wait anxiously every year. Why?...
At the outset, I want to thank the United Nations of Humans for giving us this opportunity to address all of humankind. I speak on behalf of the quintillion microbes of our planet.
I know that we are speaking to you in a time of great distress. Each of you present here has faced personal tragedies. We convey our deepest condolences...
Some trace the origin of COVID-19 virus to bats but these creatures of the night are more than virus carriers.
Thanks to the trade and imperial ventures of humans, these disease-causing organisms could cross regional boundaries and spread infection.
Humans are really strange. They love giving awkward names to other living beings. For example, I am called a 'virus'. In Latin, it means poison or poisonous liquid. Well, humans do seem to enjoy giving names carrying negative connotations. My other name, 'pathogen', is not encouraging either. So, what is a pathogen? If you Google it, you will get the following explanation: 'Pathos' is the Greek word for disease and genes means 'born of'.
Mosquitos are truly dangerous. They spread diseases.
They are reponsible for outbreaks of malaria, dengue, yellow fever and filariasis.
Stop behaving like humans. Set a final deadline for our human eradication programme.
What kind of world will the younger generations inherit? Piu gets a hint.