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A patriotic cycling expedition

Sunday, 19 Feb 2017 | AKSHITA RAWAT | in Agenda

Specialist battalion unit of the Indian Army, Desert Hawks, has launched a cycling expedition to inspire the youth, reports AKSHITA RAWAT The ‘Desert Hawks’ is a specialist battalion unit of the Indian Army for operations in the desert sector. It was formed in November 10, 1966. The formal name of...

Think positive for reasoned conduct

Sunday, 19 Feb 2017 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | in Agenda

Perception drives a being, as that defines the way one’s thought process flows. If things are perceived in right perspective, the initiative or response shall be reasoned. Otherwise, one may pick up wrong lead, evidently detrimental to the self. The other day a middle aged man in his late 50s was...

The beauty of birdwatching

Sunday, 12 Feb 2017 | Deepak Dalal | in Agenda

If you swallow your frustration and keep at it, you will find birds. And if you push yourself, you find them quicker, and they pose for you and you start enjoying the pastime of birdwatching, writes Deepak Dalal The first bird I ever looked closely at — the way a birdwatcher...

Success calls for quality efforts

Sunday, 12 Feb 2017 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | in Agenda

A highly ambitious guy in his teens, worried about his poor performance came asking the other day: “Am I not intelligent enough to score well? Though I have been working very hard, I am not able to score well. Why?” Well, fact remains that you are brilliant. You have a fertile...

The global rise of women entrepreneurs

Sunday, 05 Feb 2017 | Manjri Agarwal | in Agenda

Women have an innate quality of giving back to society, of helping others, and creating a better living environment for others. Innovative business ideas help them do so, writes Manjri Agarwal When I think about the rise of women entrepreneurs globally, I ask myself “Why are women entrepreneurs celebrated?” There is...

Briefly Speaking

Sunday, 05 Feb 2017 | PNS | in Agenda

NASA To Track Flights In Real Time NASA’s new space-based radio system can track aircraft in real time across the globe, an advance that could make air travel safer and ensure that flights can be quickly located in case of mishaps. NASA’s powerful radio communications network allows them to receive data,...

Consciousness works best in silence

Sunday, 05 Feb 2017 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | in Agenda

When a thinking mind explores in silence, beyond one’s preconceived perceptions, consciousness involuntarily leads it to truth. For, consciousness is an all knowing eternal force, wherein the dynamics of life is rooted. So, when allowed a free run, it would know no limits. Its wholesome powers, however, become available...

Remembering the nautch girl

Sunday, 29 Jan 2017 | Pioneer | in Agenda

Charu Kapoor’s presentation at the event ‘Nautch girls’ legacy in Indian cinema’ brought alive the forgotten graceful ladies of our cinematic past The nautch girl in Indian cinema has been a subject of immense adoration and an emblem of poise, elegance, beauty and charm. Rekha in Umrao Jaan, Meena Kumari in...

Web of creativity

Sunday, 29 Jan 2017 | Ananya Borgohain | in Agenda

Jaby Koay, popular for his online reactions to films and trailers tells ANANYA BORGOHAIN about how his journey in cyberspace started and where it has taken him today Jaby Koay is a known name in India today, especially in the urban cyber space and among the young generation. This California-based YouTuber...

Look within to reach your best

Sunday, 29 Jan 2017 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | in Agenda

Every being is born unique, each carrying varying mind-set, coming as it may as a Karmic carryover from the past life. Imprints of the skillsets acquired; the experiences had; and unfulfilled desires, set the terms of one’s destiny-trends. This, evidently would vary from person-to-person, according as particular set of experiences...



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State lags behind in education status, reveals ASER report

17 Jan 2018 | PRAGYA PALLAVI | Ranchi

Annual Status of Education Report (ASER-2017) released on Tuesday covering 28 districts of 24 States on ‘Beyond Basics’- A survey of rural India youths, presented a gloomy picture of Jharkhand on a few basic parameters in comparison with the districts of Bihar, Odisha, West Bengal and Chhattisgarh. The survey based on 4 As (Activity, Ability, Awareness, Aspirations) covering the age group 14-18 years, Jharkhand lags behind in enrollment status, digital use,...

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