by Rishabh Srivastava | Tags: Awareness, Society, Sports
India is a land of many talents, but sports isn’t really one of them.
The performance of our sportsmen in the last 6 months or so has been really astounding – the Nehru Cup in Football, the Asia Cup in Hockey, a good show by Sania Mirza in Tennis, the Twenty20 World Cup in Cricket and [...]
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by Rishabh Srivastava | Tags: Awareness, History, Patriotism, Society
2007 is the birth centenary of the legendary Bhagat Singh. He is the symbol of heroism for the lively youth of India. Despite Bhagat Singh being in the hearts of the people, we do not have a proper memorial for the great martyr.
BHAGAT SINGH was one of the most prominent heroes of the Indian freedom [...]
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by Mitesh Ashar | Tags: Awareness, Law & Order, Rumours, Society
The following e-mail is visiting a lot of inboxes these days:
Right to Emergency Care:
Date Of Judgment: 23/02/2007.
Case No.: Appeal (civil) 919 of 2007.
The Supreme Court has ruled that all injured persons especially in the
case of road traffic accidents, assaults, etc., when brought to a
hospital / medical centre, have to be offered first aid, stabilized and
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by Rishabh Srivastava | Tags: Education, Politics
Mayawati has announced a ban on students’ polls in UP. The youth politics has gone haywire but the ban is not justified. The active presence of constructive politics and true democracy can effectively defend the anarchy and disharmony in campuses.
SUPREME COURT recently gave the judgment that the country needs good students and not leaders engaged [...]
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by Rishabh Srivastava | Tags: Education
Engineers’ Day is celebrated every year throughout the country on September 15th to commemorate the birthday of Bharat Ratna Sir M Visvesvaraya. Let us see where engineering education of our country stands after 60 years of independence.
A serious problem is staring India’s higher education in the face. Its about the misalignment between education and employment.
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by Vikram Joshi | Tags: Law & Order, Society
“It is no coincidence that the recent terrorist act that have occurred have been in the states that have party in power that are hypersensitive to their avowed secular bias?Is the no non-sense policing in Gujarat and the attitude of the authorities there prevented attack?”-Swapan Dasgupta(TOI-9th Sept 2007).
I chose to begin my article with this [...]
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by Rishabh Srivastava | Tags: Awareness, Hindi, Society
September 14 is Hindi Divas.
Hindi is a direct descendant of Sanskrit through Prakrit and Apabhramsha. It has been influenced and enriched by Dravidian, Turkish, Farsi, Arabic, Portugese and English languages. It is a very expressive language. In poetry and songs, it can convey emotions using simple and gentle words. It can also be used [...]
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by Rishabh Srivastava | Tags: Hockey, Sports
INDIAN HOCKEY had gone blind. Like a once-beautiful woman choosing to be oblivious to the havoc age had wrought on her, hockey had refused to acknowledge and arrest its decline. It was a free fall into an abyss. That’s Indian hockey for you — governed by a body conducting matters in a manner that [...]
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by Rishabh Srivastava | Tags: History, Indian Armed Forces, Wars
DID YOU KNOW that there are still 54 Indian soldiers incarcerated in Pakistani prisons post the Indo-Pak war of 1971? It is an irony that even after the comprehensive victory, India could not negotiate freedom for her soldiers who were trapped by the enemy in the heat of war.
These prisoners are no ordinary mortals. They [...]
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by Rishabh Srivastava | Tags: Law & Order, Society, Women
Rape is one of the most heinous crimes done by one human to control, dominate and force the other to their own will. It is a prevalent world-wide. Whatever reasons might be behind it – social, religious or in wars, it carries the same crushing shame, anger and emotional trauma.
Let us see the following figures [...]
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