Rashtriya Ekta Diwas: Rising Above Tokenism

Aiming to spread the “message of unity, safety and security”, the University Grants Commission has asked colleges to organise events celebrating the Iron Man’s birthday.

Why Ancient India Could Not Have Had Genetic, Cosmetic Science

In our current context, while some mythologies are given to us, some others are created anew or the old ones are, so-to-say, modified to fit our current context. But we will restrict ourselves to the pre-existing myths and the problem of attaching modern concepts to them. Any idea, concept or event is necessarily rooted in its cultural, geographical and historical specificity. For example, if we take medicinal study in pre-modern times in India, of course there must have been some form of science prevailing but it must have been very much different from contemporary medical science based on pharmaceutical manufacturing. In fact even today if we consider Ayurveda as an indigenous form of treatment, the source of knowledge is different from that of allopathic treatment. Of course, both of them qualify as medical study or research, but to reduce all differences to object and aim of study is for our purposes irrelevant as it does not help us much beyond stating a generality or perhaps something as obvious as- all living human beings breathe.

The Bucket List

Sometimes you might come across situations where you might be working really hard to push yourself ahead, but for some reason you seem to be stuck in just one place without seeing any hint of growth. This is when you need a break and maybe just sit back and think about what it is that seems to be going wrong. Go back to the initial stages of your life when things made sense and you felt that drive to do something substantial. Think about where you might be going wrong and take time out to work on it. Giving up on something does not mean that you are a loser, but instead allows you to speculate the situation and maybe get swiped by an aura of genesis where everything becomes clear to you. This might just help you perform better and at the same time help you grow.

En Dino Muzaffarnagar Ban: Jeopardy Of Free Speech

En Dino Muzaffarnagar, a documentary by late Shubhradeep Chakravorty, is the first to take a hammer blow by the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) since the last general elections. The film has been banned on communal grounds, but the filmmakers and journalists who have had a chance to watch the film have other reservations. Clearly, the reasons are political. “It is highly and openly critical of one political party (BJP) and its top leadership by name and tends to give an impression of the said party’s involvement in communal disturbances. This is in gross violation of film certification guidelines. We see no infirmity in the order of CBFC”, said Film Certification Appellate Tribunal (FCAT) after Shubhradeep Chakravorty appealed to it.

Exit Polls: BJP Needs More Faces

But how long can the BJP rely on the Prime Minister to carry all the major work of the party? The over-dependence on Narendra Modi to deliver the goods in state elections every single time is bound to mount work load on the Prime Minister. Given that the Defence cum Finance cum Corporate Affairs Minister, Arun Jaitley is regaining his health, the Prime Minister has a lot on his plate. A lot of work is supposed to be done to bring the economy back on track, empower defence, and work towards human development.

Changing Ownership Patterns of Media Industry And Their Repercussions

The story in India is no different. Since the liberalization of economy in 1991, media organisations have evolved and developed into industries. A handful of private media organisations have consolidated their empire by owning different media.

Walls To Rise In Tihar Jail: An Alternate Opinion

These eyebrow raising objects were found lying in areas where jail inmates loiter during their routine interval. The jail inmates have been swayed by the anti-social elements, found possessing such objects and hence been punished for the same.

Letters From An Average Kashmiri

It all started when my father was a freshly recruited jawan (soldier) in the Indian Army. It was 1980 and my father was posted in Kargil under the 1862 Independent Light Battery (artillery). Mahnga Khan was part of the 5/5 GR (FF) Gurkha Regiment, Frontier Force. Mahnga Khan was a live wire. He kept the entire unit entertained with his loud jokes and free and constant flow of shayaris (Urdu poetry). He was one of those rare people who have the ability to make sunshine out of rain. Nobody, absolutely nobody, could resist a hearty laugh when he got going. Such was his sense of humour. A victim of the 1947-48 Indo-Pak war that followed in Kashmir after the partition, he was a loner. His wife and children were separated from him during the war. He had no family, no home, nothing on him when he came to India.

An Effort To Introduce Kiran Desai To Feminism

In what can be only termed as “misogynistic” and “lousy”, Desai went on to argue that women in New York go to parties in “little high heels” and “tiny clothes” that apparently look “really horrible”. The fact that Desai, a public figure capable of representing India with her words and ideas, made the comment is quite problematic. It’s already bad enough that Indian women have to deal with the patriarchal mindset that dominates the country; with Desai taking an international platform to promote such a mindset is nothing but callousness.

This Gandhi Jayanti Become A Little More Wiser

Being an outsider who had studied Law in London and practiced in South Africa for 20 long years, Mahatma Gandhi reached India in 1914 to completely understand the political movement of his home country that was struggling for freedom. Through Gandhi’s endeavour, India under his leadership gained independence in 1947 after almost an entire century of struggle.

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