Adbhut.in

Science Fiction and Fantasy | An Indian Experience

Dr M H Srinarahari

Renaissance by Dr M H Srrinarahari

A homemaker was elated in describing how she could prepare chutney from tomato which she has grown in her kitchen garden in an apartment in a metro city in which she lived. Another was describing the reason for a special…

Mirror Image! By Dr. M H Srinarahari

“Hi!” exclaimed she. “What happened? Asha,” responded Sowmya after a while. “Mum, come and see for yourself. You will be surprised about what you are going to watch on the web.” Asha was browsing one of the Indian websites. She…

Report of the 7th National Science Fiction Conference By Dr. Srinarahari

Number seven becomes significant when it is associated with colors, weekdays, Ursa Major (Saptharishi Mandal) and others. Bertolt Bretch in “Crutches” writes, “Seven years I could not walk a step, when I to the physician …he asked me why the…

“Tales of the Future: Ten Best Sci-Fi Stories by Jayant Vishnu Narlikar” A Review by Dr. M H Srinarahari

Most scientists now believe that the universe came into being with a bang, as described in the “The Big Bang” theory. There is, however, one Indian astrophysicist, Jayant Vishnu Narlikar, who does not believe that a firm case has yet been…

A Report on the VI Annual Science Fiction Conference held at Pondicherry, India on 18th and 19th of December 2004

The Annual SF conference of the Indian Association for Science Fiction Studies was held in collaboration with The Department of English, Pondicherry University, on December 18th and 19th, 2004 at the Newly constructed Seminar Hall, University campus, Pondicherry, India. Inaugural Address:…

That’s Over! By Dr. M H Srinarahari

Adbhut.in is celebrating its first anniversary! It means that its gestation period is over. The year was the testing time. Any pioneer work is really challenging. The magazine has now gained stability. I presume that it will be a smooth…

The Humanist – Dr Rajaramanna By Dr M H Srinarahari

It is generally observed that the men of science and business people who sit in ivory towers do not respond to the humanitarian situations. One such exception to the general rule is the Indian Nuclear Scientist, the minister of state…

The Day After By Dr M H Srinarahari

“Has anything been done in the past?”, questioned Dilip without looking directly into the glazing eyes of his partner. He continued to decode the data got on the computer monitor screen, in the space module. “I don’t know much about…

Koi Mil Gaya A Review by M H Srinarahari

The Present Trend Though India has progressed in a number of regions, little progress has been done in the area of Science Fiction. Is it because, Indians lack the technology or are they interested only in profitable regions? The answer…