posted on 12 September, 2016

What teachers would like to change about India’s Education System

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 perf...

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posted on 14 August, 2016

Acknowledging Everyday Heroes on Independence Day

Our freedom from the colonial regime was an outcome of great sacrifices by our freedom fighters. Their efforts gave us sovereignty and unity in diversity. Today, we might not realise how important and valuable this freedom is - freedom from colonisation, and also freedom to live our lives t...

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posted on 06 August, 2016

A fresh take on the real meaning of friendship on #FriendshipDay

For all of us, friendship is a blessing. Our friends are our neighbours, colleagues, classmates and sometimes, strangers who have left everlasting impressions on our lives. While friends become as close as families for many of us, do we really understand their importance.? This Friendsh...

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posted on 29 July, 2016

How do different countries take care of their senior citizens?

Most countries have laws in place that make it mandatory for children to look after their elderly parents, but often a lot of it remains just on paper. While the conditions of senior citizens in India is worrisome, let us take a look at the provisions that some other countries have in place...

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posted on 23 July, 2016

A few stats we need to know about the senior citizens in India

Every fourth Sunday of July is celebrated as ‘Parents Day’ to honour and show gratitude to the sacrifices that parents make to ensure a bright future for their children. However, the statistics about the conditions of the elderly in India look quite grim. While on one hand we ta...

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posted on 18 July, 2016

Bystander apathy and possible ways to overcome it – A conversation with experts

Bystander apathy is one of the biggest evils in our society. When we witness an accident, most of us choose to do nothing to make sure that the person receives immediate help. Statistics show that almost half the lives lost in road accidents could have been saved if bystanders had offered h...

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posted on 12 July, 2016

Stop being just a bystander!

There have been repeated instances where precious lives have been lost because people chose to do nothing to help a person in need - because they chose to remain bystanders. The infamous Nirbhaya case was just one such instance which highlighted this attitude we carry, showing public apathy...

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posted on 02 July, 2016

'Brexit' and it’s effects on the Indian economy.

Britain's exit from the European Union took the world by surprise. Experts describe this event as a ‘once in a lifetime’ which will haunt the economies across the globe for years to come. Like every other economy, our stock markets too suffered the effects of Brexit. Here, a...

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posted on 25 June, 2016

Understanding drug abuse in India : A conversation with experts

Drug abuse is is one of the most crippling issues in our society today, but unfortunately, we fail to pay much attention to it. While there are victims from a varied age group, youngsters fall easy prey to drugs and substance abuse. The society views an addict more as a criminal and less as...

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posted on 19 June, 2016

Father's Day stories on challenging society’s norms of parental roles

June 19 marks the day when all of us celebrate Father's Day, thanking dads all around the world for the sacrifices they have made and the hearts they have won. While gender roles are converging, a social stigma still exists - the notion that fathers cannot or should not be the prima...

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