Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

World AIDS Day – End Inequalities, End AIDS – S Sahana

“HIV does not make people dangerous to know, so you can shake their hands and give them a hug.Heaven knows they need it.” Princess Diana World AIDS Day was first observed in 1988 and was the first-ever international day for global health. Each year, this theme is different, but the purpose remains the same, to […]

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International Student’s Day – Shaili Sharma

What do you want to be? When I was a kid, all I ever wanted to do was grow up, and I’m sure it wasn’t just me. When I was in 5th standard, I wanted to be in 6th just so that I get to use a pen instead of a pencil. When I was […]

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Budding Flowers of Tomorrow – Gautam Gogoi

Children are like buds in a garden and should be carefully and lovingly nurtured, as they are the future of the nation and the citizens of tomorrow. Only through right education can a better order of society be built up.    – Jawaharlal Nehru I vividly remember as kids how excited we were for this day […]

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Kun-Faya-Kun – Mohammad Adib Aslam

Ever imagined the meaning of this beautiful line from the song that takes us in a trance and makes us believe that there is someone, who takes care of us in our moments of despair. Well, even I did not know this, until my mom explained it to me. It means “that we all have […]

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Miscellaneous Sports/ Cultural

Dussehra and India – Deeksha Burugadda

Dussehra celebration in India is definitely a spectacle to behold! This festival is celebrated in myriad ways in the country but at the core of them all lies the same essence of celebrating the victory of good over evil. People in different states celebrate it in their own unique ways. What remains the same across […]

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An Excerpt on World Mental Health Day – S Sahana

“Hey, it’s me… Do you not recognize me? I am you; I am your mind. Are you confused as to why I am talking to you now? It is because I have something to say… Something important to both you and me. You see, we are inseparable. We have stuck together through it all, the […]

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“Bapu” was his name – Mohammad Adib Aslam

As I was growing up, I saw him on all currency notes. We even had chapters about him and his achievements in our school days. And not to mention, I was highly impressed with the 1982 film Gandhi. But I realized, it was not the achievements of Barrister Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi that made him great, […]

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Miscellaneous Team Reflections

International Day of Sign Languages – Megha Vyas

‘Sign language is a dance with words, to be enjoyed from Babyhood through Childhood to Adulthood.’ ~ Marilyn Daniels As beautifully quoted here, sign languages are a system of communication which uses visual gestures and signs, used when spoken communication is impossible or not desirable. We humans have been communicating with the help of signs […]

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Fiction Team Reflections

I am War! – Aklant Das

Hi! I am “WAR”. What! Are you taken aback? Well, let me tell you a little secret: every word in a dictionary is alive and has feelings. Although I was first mentioned in literature or given a name in the 12th century, I am certain that I existed long before that. I don’t recall much […]

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Miscellaneous Team Reflections

Outlook – Ruchi Kandpal

In the limited span of human existence, most of the time is spent either worrying or being remorseful. We are losing time by not being content and happy. Only if we realize how we are micro-aging each passing time, we would be spending less time cribbing and living in the moment. It is the small […]

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