Edward James ‘Jim’ Corbett (25 July 1875- 19 April 1955), was an Anglo-Indian hunter and tracker-turned-conservationist, author and naturalist. He was a British officer who knew and understood nature like the back of his hand thus was often approached to track and hunt a large number of man-eating tigers and leopards throughout his lifetime , especially in the Kumaon-Garhwal parts of India.

The Man-Eating Leopard of Rudraprayag gives us a deep insight into the shikari life of Jim Corbett in the era of the British Raj.

‘Prayag’ means confluence. Rudraprayag is one of the Panch Prayag of Alaknanda River, the…


So one day, a young colleague asked me- “What is the worst thing a college student can do?” I struggled with the answer for a bit until I realised that sitting idle is most harmful for a student.

I have worked with people who love their work so much that they can work their fingers to the bone. And most of them, if not all, including me, suffer from a common fear, an idea — an unproductive day is a day wasted.

Are you someone who frets about wasting time? Are you in a spot where lack of work makes…


Motivation is that friend who pays us an occasional visit as per its convenience and rest of the year, its just us…cold calling the poor lad.

At this time of the year, it is particularly difficult to get hold of our dear friend…not to mention the year 2020 has added to its callousness.

Sitting dull or even worse…staying in bed all day will add to your unproductivity.

So here are 5 simple hacks that I follow (and in that order) to stay active in the winters.

1. Take A Bath

There, I’ve said it. It is NOT impossible to take…


Hi,

If nobody told you about the many wonders Python can do, then you are in for a treat. In this article, I am going to tell you how I made my own solar system from scratch using Python.

Python offers you a great selection of graphic libraries and allows you to plot all major types of graphics so that you can visualize your data.

Here, I will be using a combination of Plotly Scatter3D and Plotly Surface plots to create an entire solar system inside a graph. …


Hi,

Yes, this is my study/ mini library and before you quiz me about the number of books I own…fun fact: I have read more than I own and I own more than I shelve. Hehe, they are a little more than a 100.

Books are man’s bestfriend for a reason and rightly so. They make you get lost in almost a magical sort of way and travel to lands unknown. A good writer always makes you feel as if you’re watching a movie.

So here are 10 MUST READS that everyone must read, at least once in their lives…


Hi,

Here is a confession. I am very careful with my choices especially when it comes to the things I want to work on. So when I start doing something, I am full of passion and commitment…in the moment I JUST LOVE what I’m doing and I want to do NOTHING all day and night but stay put on my new found love...however the energy eventually dies out within a few days (if not less) and I find myself back on the couch with a bowl of popcorn, staring away (all my time) at Netflix.

C’mon, lets deal with it…


Sometimes we feel so sad about our lives that we dread waking up in the morning and sometimes its just laziness. Either way, getting out of bed is one of the hardest tasks of our day. But trust me, I have been in both situations and a little more frequently (than I would like) in this quarantine.

Allow me to share a secret with you, my MOST favorite thing to do in the morning is get out of my bed only to turn off the alarm and fall back to sleep again. I can assure you that I have the…


(A short story for my beloved mother on her birthday)

By Sanjana Mohapatra

It was a hot October’s afternoon. The market was so full of people that there was barely any space to stand; lest get a breath of fresh air. It was the weekly bazaar.

The customers were quarrelling with the vegetable and fruit vendors for a proper daam. The grocers’ shops were the busiest today. Karim Chacha’s helper boy was running around the shop, desperately searching for items that were right in front of him. Chacha’s face was red with anger, the boy has no future, the old…


Hello and welcome back!

First of all, thank you for being so patient. We are almost done.

This article is a follow-up on the step by step guide for ‘Clustering Taxi Geolocation Data To Predict Location of Taxi Service Stations’.

It is quite a big topic to cover so I decided to divide it into two parts, this article being part 2.

In my previous articles- “Clustering Taxi Geolocation Data To Predict Location of Taxi Service Stations (Pt 1)” and “Clustering Taxi Geolocation Data To Predict Location of Taxi Service Stations- Answering Important Questions” we discussed about how we can…


Greetings everyone and welcome back!!

This is regarding my last article — Clustering Taxi Geolocation Data To Predict Location of Taxi Service Stations (Pt 1).

Some of you raised important questions that I had failed to address in the previous article. So in this one, I will try my best to answer them.

1. Understanding the problem statement:

Let us consider the city of Johannesburg. Taxis running in such a big city should have access to taxi service stations. Where to build the service stations? …

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Engineer with a stroke (/) meeting work with progress.

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