A Mumbai Based Dance Group Makes India Proud Internationally
V Unbeatable, a group of 29 youngster have a definitely set a mark on the international platform by winning America’s Got Talent: The Champions Season 2
Most Motivational Speech: 15 minutes with Steve Jobs
Sometimes we forget that inspiration is all about recognising our abilities and appreciating our talents. We need a constant reminder to be an inspiration to ourselves. Here is an amazing speech given by Steve Jobs to the convocating batch at Stanford University.
Overcome Your Fear Of Interviews
Do you get nervous before an interview? If yes, then this article has been written just for you.
Karnataka Forest Department’s Novel Tactics For Children And Environment
The Karnataka Forest Department (KFD) has introduced a novel scheme and hit two targets at once. Board exams are always stressful for students who aim to score high grades. The KFD introduced a way students can bolster their marks while at the same time creating environmental awareness. The Karnataka Forest Department proposed the idea of allotting 10 marks through the Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board (KSEEB) if students plant a sapling and are successful in nurturing it. THOUGHT BEHIND THE IDEA The Minister of Department of Forest, Environment and Ecology, R Shankar, told the Bangalore Mirror their idea is to […]
New India Inspiring Quality Education To One And All
India begins here: one would not expect to see this painted on the walls of an age-old school situated in a border village of Fazilka, Ferozepur. Chananwala is among the last villages on the Indian side of the International border. When we think of government schools, the image that grows in our minds is that of a school which lacks maintenance and proper governance. This held true for a government primary school in Chananwala which lacked even the basic amenities. In recent times, a teacher took up the responsibility, and has converted this ill-kept school into one which can boast […]
From Courts To Empowering An Entire Farming Community: The Story Of Aparna Gopal Raj
The love for nature can be so strong at times, that it entirely changes one’s perspective on life for the greater good. Let us meet one such awe-inspiring lady, who left behind her comfortable life as a lawyer and founded ‘Beejom’; an animal sanctuary and an eco-friendly, sustainable agricultural farm. A native of Chennai, living in Noida, she graduated from National Law School, Bengaluru. Little did she know that her true story would commence from such humble backgrounds. While looking for boarding for a horse, she halted for a while and sat under a jamun tree. It was there that […]
IIT-Delhi Alumni Convert Agro Waste Into Pulp
Delhi‘s air quality has been deteriorating since October. And has reached the ‘very poor’ level for the first time, this season, according to a report in the National Herald. One of the biggest contributors to pollution levels is stubble burning, a post-harvest custom in Punjab and Haryana villages. A team from IIT- Delhi has invented a machine for agro waste management. ENDING A CUSTOM: Agro Waste Management IIT-Delhi alumnus, Ankur Kumar, told The Better India, the main cause for burning crop stubble, especially paddy straw, is because it does not have a market. It has no use unlike other agro-residue […]
2020, The Year Of Maternal Healthcare For Women Of India?
The government is taking many exceptional measures to ensure safe motherhood in India.
5 Habits Of Highly Happy People
What makes happy people….well, happy? A life full of monies, verdant lifestyle, stress-free relationships, luxurious vacations? Or, simply, a happy heart. A heart that is full of joy, excitement, gratitude, a sense of wonder, contentment, et al. These are the very virtues that render you infected with perennial happiness, independent of external circumstances. And here are the habits of highly happy people that, when practiced mindfully and diligently, can place you in the same league too. Practice gratitude and forgiveness Forgiveness cracks open a tightly shut heart while gratitude fortifies it. Devise ways to say your thanks to the universe […]
To Dream And Conquer: The Quest Of The Mountain Lady
The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it. And glory it was along with a moment of extreme pride when India’s daughter, an IPS officer, Aparna Kumar scaled new heights and conquered Antarctica and became the first Indian woman officer visiting the South Pole. This arduous task was doubly difficult as she had recently recovered from pneumonia. However, this did not prove to be a deterrent to her free and courageous spirit, and the support of her wonderful spouse simply boosted her morale and confidence pushing her to attain the unachievable. Mission Visiting the South Pole! Believing in […]
Bula Chowdhury – The Queen Of Seas!
After swimming across 7 seas and 5 continents, Indian swimmer Bula Chowdhury has been swimming in compliments. A popular long-distance swimmer, in 2005, at the age of 35, braving icy cold waters, she was the first woman to conquer sea channels in 5 continents. Clocking the 30 km distance in 3 hours and 26 minutes, Bula became the 1st Asian woman to swim the stretch in such a short time. Just a year before that, she also became the 1st woman in the world to cross the 7 seas when she swam across the Palk Straits from Talaimannar in Sri […]