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Neeraj Mahajan

Neeraj Mahajan is a hard-core, creative and dynamic media professional with over 35 years of proven competence and 360 degree experience in print, electronic, web and mobile journalism. He is an eminent investigative journalist, out of the box thinker, and a hard-core reporter who is always hungry for facts. Neeraj has worked in all kinds of daily/weekly/broadsheet/tabloid newspapers, magazines and television channels like Star TV, BBC, Patriot, Sunday Observer, Sunday Mail, Network Magazine, Verdict, and Gfiles Magazine.

Latest Articles

Top 10 most widely spoken languages in the world

There are more than 7100 spoken languages and about 300 writing scripts in the world. About 230 of these are spoken in Europe, and 2,197 are spoken in Asia.

Top 50 most haunted places on planet Earth # 2

Many ghost stories revolve around haunted places. As one visits the catacombs of Paris, a sign above reads "Stop! This is the empire of Death"

Top 50 most haunted places on planet Earth # 1

There is a saying - where there is death, there is bound to be a story. Here is a list of 50 haunted places around the world notorious for their ghostly tales and paranormal activity

Top 10 most painful diseases

Many disease conditions can cause excruciating and unbearable pain. It is essential to seek medical attention for an early diagnosis and treatment

Are we living in the age of missile warfare?

We seem to be living in the age of missile warfare. Missiles are the pride of any country because of their accuracy, range, lethality, and effectiveness. It is virtually impossible to conceive of any modern warfare without missiles.

50th anniversary of Vietnam War

Every year billions of Americans come together to commemorate the sacrifices made by nearly 3 million US military personnel who served in Vietnam war.

Defence production – time to go back to square one?

Defence production in India is pockmarked by failures and false promises. The journey began with the establishment of the Ordnance Factory Board in 1951.

Ordnance factories – old wine in new bottles?

The Ordnance factories used to manufacture a wide range of simulators, small arms, missiles, rockets, bombs, grenades, military vehicles, armoured vehicles, chemicals, optical devices, parachutes, mortars, artillery pieces plus all associated ammunition, propellants, explosives and fuses to meet the requirements of the Indian Armed Forces.

Corporatization of the Ordnance factories – facts behind and the facade

Ordnance factories played a role in ensuring that the armed forces were always fighting fit. They also created job opportunities and boosted the economy

Landmines – kill even when the war is over

Mostly anti-tank landmines were created during World War I but later anti-personnel mines were developed to prevent the enemy from reusing the mines.

ITBP – The Himalayan Warriors

One of the factors that make this force stand out is that its men are commandoes trained to kill, yet they save lives while performing disaster management tasks. The ITBP personnel are also trained in intelligence gathering, unarmed combat, guerilla warfare

Human brain – the future battlefield

The target in the future battlefield will be the brain of the enemy. The objective will be to make the enemy think, act and behave - the way we want.

Disasters are good teachers; provided you are willing to learn

Earthquakes are a warning not to take nature for granted. India experiences around 20,000 earthquakes each year, or about 55 per day, as compared to global average of 5,00,000 per year and an average of 1,370 per day

Politics behind disaster management in Turkey

President Erdogan declared an emergency in the 10 worst affected provinces: which are scheduled to elect 600 members to the Grand National Assembly in Turkey

Sky is not the limit for the New India emerging...

“India is touching new heights and transcending them too”, PM Modi said at Aero India 2023 –Asia’s biggest aero show at Yelahanka Air Force Station in Bengaluru

NDRF to mend broken hearts in Turkey -3

The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) also called "Angels in Disaster” respond to disasters and lay down plans, and guidelines for disaster management

NDRF to mend broken hearts in Turkey -2

Even though India and Turkey are not each other’s best of friends, in what is being touted to be a perfect example of proactive diplomacy India was one of the first countries to respond to Turkey’s distress calls in its hour of need.

NDRF to mend broken hearts in Turkey -1

Not one but three earthquakes in less than 24 hours and some 120 aftershock causing widespread damage to life and property in Turkey and Syria- on 6 February 2023. It was almost similar to the 1939 earthquake (both with magnitude 7.8) that left 32,968 people dead, and some 100,000 injured.

Why do so many big earthquakes occur in Turkey?

On February 6, Turkey was jolted by three earthquakes of magnitude 7.8, 7.6, and 6 which Turkish President Erdogan called "the biggest disaster” of the century

Technology helps but humans win wars

Man has always depended on technology to enhance the range, accuracy, and lethality of machine guns, tanks, aircraft, and submarines to dominate and win wars.

When Karachi burned and India won the 1971 war

On 3 December 1971, Pakistan attacked Indian airfields along the border. On the night of 4–5 December 1971, the Indian Navy launched Operation Trident an offensive operation and sank four Pakistani ships