The power of social media can be realised by looking at the communal violence that erupted in Bhadrak, a small sensitive town with a sizable Muslim population in the state of Odisha on April 6. The derogatory comment by a Muslim youth on Facebook took a lot of people by surprise.
Gone are those days when the chirping sound from a perch of our roof would be heard frequently. The State Bird of Delhi, the house sparrow is on the verge of extinction. Due to decrease in numbers, a bird as common as the sparrow was included in the IUCN Red Data List of threatened species in 2002.