While nostalgia hits adults hard, Third Culture Kids (TCK) have their own, unique experiences which circumstances conspire to create. Read on. Third Culture Kids are children raised in a culture other than that of their parents for a significant part of their formative years. They are exposed to a greater variety of cultural influences as they move between cultures before fully developing their personal and cultural identities. The first culture of these children is essentially the culture of the country of origin of their parents. The second culture refers to the culture of the place where the family currently...Read More
Author: Nayana Chakrabarti
As the setting sun streaks brilliant vermillion across the sky and twilight beckons, the ‘dhaak*’ beats feverishly and church bells toll. They ring through the air. Together. Swisspuja is underway. Nestled within the Albis range and the Sihltahl Valley’s quintessentially ‘Swiss’ landscape, for a full five days in Autumn, the Shwerzisaal in Langnau Am Albis becomes home-away-from-home for Switzerland’s Bengali diaspora. Indeed, it paints a perfect picture of inter-community harmony as both the greater South-Asian community, along with the local Swiss community throng its halls. Durga Puja, as it is celebrated in Switzerland, is a landmark event in Switzerland’s...Read More
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In 2003, Darjeeling tea became the first Indian product to receive a GI tag. GI stands for Geographical Indication, used on products or goods corresponding to a specific geographical location.
112 - International emergency call
117 - Police emergency call
118 - Fire Station
140 - Breakdown service
143 - Crisis line
144 - Emergency Rescue
145 - Toxin information
147 - Children emergency call
163 - Road condition