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Influence of Shinto Religion in Japanese Society

Shinto is the religion originated in Japan. Shinto religion is polytheistic almost similar to the Hindu religion in India, in which there is no systematised set of beliefs. Hinduism has some holy script unlike Shinoism. Shinto, which is written in Japanese Kanji as 神道 literally…

Why Don’t We Change Our Nation Like Japan?

Why don’t we change our nation like Japan? This was the heading of a message that I received in one of the Whatsapp groups from an Indian friend. Indeed, there were many points on the list that every Indian should seriously think and consider. We…

Open Defecation is a War Against the Society

There was a catchy news from India about a 104-year-old woman from a village in Chhattisgarh’s Dhamtari district who sold her goats for constructing toilets at her home. The most amazing thing is that the prime minister of India, Narendra Modi in a function touched…

Remind Yourself Why You were Angry Before You Get Carried Away by it

Japanese economy continued to shrink for the subsequent quarter. For the quarter ended in December 2015, a -0.4% growth was reported. As the news came out, financial analysts and opponents of Abenomics started to sense the end of Government’s financial policies. Government led by Prime…

Japanese, Indian and English Number Systems

Japanese numbering system and method to denote and name higher count figures are different from English number system. Initially it was a bit difficult to get an idea of amount of figures while discussing with Japanese colleagues. International business figures are almost always in millions…

When the Glaciers Melt and Volcanoes Turn Ice Skating Resorts

There is one more snow fall out of the windows in front of me. Rarely, we open these windows during winter season. Occasion like snow fall are precious for us and we like to snapshot them in cherished memories. This is the fourth day in…