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Teen Issues in our society TODAY!

The teenage years mark a shift in what children emphasize. In late childhood, the emphasis was on having fun, but the teen years are much more serious. This newfound seriousness comes from social issues. Teens, on their way to discovering themselves, must find a place for themselves in society, and that’s not always easy. Now … Continue reading

A few words to quote…

A few words to quote . . . Here are a few lines that constantly endeavor me to think about our society and environment. 1. The standard that a society should actually embody its own professed principles is a Utopian one, in the sense that moral principles contradict the way things really are — and … Continue reading

Women’s position in the society

  Feminism is the struggle against the patriarchy, the dominance hierarchies that have defined global culture for all of recorded history.  For this reason, it has traditionally been and will probably long remain the centerpiece of all civil liberties reform. In challenging the traditional notions of womanhood in terms of citizenship, labor and sport, women … Continue reading

Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan

The ‘Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan’ (The “Education for All” movement sometimes referred to as “each one, teach one”).  It is an effort to universalize elementary education by community-ownership of the school system. It is a response to the demand for quality basic education all over the country. The SSA program is also an attempt to provide an … Continue reading

Children on Social Networking Sites

A social networking service is a platform to build social networks or social relations among people who, for example, share interests, activities, backgrounds, or real-life connections. A social network service consists of a representation of each user (often a profile), his/her social links, and a variety of additional services. Most social network services are web-based … Continue reading

REDUCE REUSE RECYCLE

What is reduce, reuse, recycle (R 3)? Reuse, reduce and recycle (R 3) are the three essential components of environmentally-responsible consumer behavior.Copious amounts of garbage resulting from a consumption-driven and densely populated society have led waste managers to adopt and promote an approach to the waste problem summarized by the phrase “reduce, reuse and recycle” … Continue reading

HAPPY HOLI

HOLI HAI… Come holi and the streets will reverberate with the chants of Holi hai… Colours will fill the atmosphere as people throw abeer and gulal in the air showing great joy and mirth in the arrival of this Spring Festival. Holi marks the end of the winter gloom and rejoices in the bloom of … Continue reading