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The 3rd of December marks as the International Day of People with disability, an annual event encouraging people to raise awareness about the rights and welfare of the disabled. More than 26 million citizens in India suffer from a form of disability. The form of disability where they a...

When activist and youngest-ever Nobel Prize laureate took a stand against the archaic mindset of treating girls as liabilities, she wasn’t standing alone. She was accompanied by her father at every step. In a society where women empowerment was often looked down upon, Malala'...

The government's decision to withdraw notes of Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 as legal tender currencies hit everyone hard, be it the corrupt or the common man. Even though the change is being hailed by many experts as the ultimate surgical strike against black money, many are arguing if the...

"Isn't every day International Men's day?" "What are we doing to celebrate? Taking away women's access to basic health care? Or, are we bragging about sexual assault?" These are two of the several arguments made against the observance of Intern...

In a landmark move to curb black money, corruption and counterfeit currency, Prime Minister Narendra Modi made an unexpected announcement of the withdrawal of ₹500 and ₹1000 notes as legal tender, effective 8th November 2016. While many have welcomed this move, many other are appre...

The reason behind celebrating Diwali may be different in different regions, but the thought of recognising the victory of light over darkness and good over evil remains the same, reminding us the importance of self-improvement and self-awareness. However, how often do we try and do...

“Education which does not help the common mass of people to equip themselves for the struggle for life, which does not bring out strength of character, a spirit of philanthropy, and the courage of a lion; is it worth the name? - Swami Vivekananda." Now is probably the be...

Applying for a passport is all set to become easier and more convenient. The Department of Posts recently announced that it will use the network of post offices to ease the process of applying for passports. While the Government intends to issue as many passports as possible, it is str...

A person sitting next to you in a room has a heart attack, and you are the only one around. This is a situation that demands choices that are probably going to be one of the most important ones in your life. Well, if anything, it is definitely the most crucial one for the victim. T...

Education in India has always been a significant part of growing up, be it education from parents and Gurus during the vedic age, or formal education in the modern age. Our education system has undergone several changes, hoping to become more inclusive and efficient, but it is far from...