Author: Loknath Das

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Travel: Mermaids in the Maldives

That one sentence “I am bored” is a constant for any parent bringing up an only child. The Easter holidays were coming up, and my daughter Tahira had a month off. I desperately wanted her to come home, but knew it would be a battle which had to …

Rethinking impact factors: better ways to judge a journal

Global efforts are afoot to create a constructive role for journal metrics in scholarly publishing and to displace the dominance of impact factors in the assessment of research. To this end, a group of bibliometric and evaluation specialists, scientists, publishers, scientific societies and research-analytics providers are working to …

How to Socialize With Others by Playing Rummy?

Are you a fan of rummy games? Then you will definitely like the idea of inviting your friends and family members over this game to socialize with each other. One way to grow your social network through card games is to introduce a friend to how to play …