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Mother Mary Teresa Bojaxhiu, also known as Saint Teresa of Calcutta, was an Albanian-Indian Roman Catholic nun and missionary who was born on August 26, 1910, and died on September 5, 1997. She mov

India is a place full of magnificent sights and experiences that one can never have enough of. India, once the richest country on the planet, attracted invaders from all over the world. Some countr

Jahan's 8 kg dhol, which she picked up when she was 12 years old, has become a part of her personality. Now she is 21, studying law at Panjab University and has performed hundreds of times on s

A friend is someone who can love regardless of whether or not they are loved. Friendship can exist between people of the same gender or those of opposite genders. It is ageless and might exist betw

The Kargil war lasted more than 60 days and ended on July 26, 1999, when the Pakistani army took advantage of melting snow to seize control of India's high outposts, breaking a bilateral agreem

July 15th, 2021

World Youth Skills Day

Youth is considered to be the future of the World, who gives fresh new ideas and directions of thinking that contributes much towards the upliftment of the society. The youth not only plays a great

Whether you're an adolescent or a seventy-year-old, social media has become a vital part of everyone's life. It has altered the way we communicate and connect with friends and family member

Let's hear it for the cheese! And then there's Click! National Camera Day is celebrated on June 29th to honor the fact that photography is a part of our daily lives. We can find cameras eve

It has been said that when a child is born, a parent is born. Our society has given us a notion of fathers as ‘babysitters’ when they take care of or raise their children. Why? Fathers

June 14th, 2021

World Blood Donor Day

Every year, blood and blood product transfusions serve to save millions of lives. It can enable patients with life-threatening illnesses to survive longer and with a better life, as well as support

June 12th, 2021

End Child Labour!

Every year on June 12th, the world commemorates World Day Against Child Labor. The goal of the day is to raise awareness about the illegal practise of child labour that still exists. The goal of th

May 24th, 2021

Commonwealth Day

The Commonwealth includes 53 countries from all over the world. The Commonwealth is a non-profit organisation made up of sovereign countries from all over the world. Its 2.4 billion people live in

The word 'brother' comes from the Latin source 'frater,' as well as the Proto-Germanic word 'brothar,' which comes from the Proto-Indo-European root 'bhrater.' Broth

"And what nursing has to do in either case is to put the patient in the best condition for nature to act upon him.” — Florence Nightingale.

International Workers Day is also known as Labour Day and often called May Day. This day is dedicated to labourers and the working classes across the world. May Day is celebrated to encourage the l

January 26th, 2021

Jai Hind!

'Saare Jahan se achha, Hindustan humara', every Indian heart fills up with patriotic fervour, respect and love for the motherland. India is celebrating its 71st Republic Day on Tuesday, Jan

Every year on 12th January, India celebrates National Youth Day. The day is celebrated to pay tribute to India’s greatest spiritual and social leader Swami Vivekananda.

Swami V

September 28th, 2020

Take Out Time For Yourself!

No matter how busy life gets, always keep space in your heart to acknowledge the smaller things that bring big joys. 

The pandemic has taken a toll in each facet of our lives. Businesses across the globe have been affected and how! One of the biggest challenges is to keep yourself and your co-workers motivated dur

We all are going through tough times. More than physically, the constant news and information about the pandemic at large exhausts us mentally! As thousands die across the world and earning a livin

2020 has been a particularly taxing year for doctors across the world. They are being praised and applauded for their sense of duty and their tireless and selfless attitude towards eradicating this

Did you know that it was expected from pious Hindu women to jump into the pyre of their deceased husband? While it was practised by some initially out of free will, it soon emerged as a coercive pr

Rabindranath Tagore is a household name when it comes to Bengalis around the globe. He is still revered as one of the greatest creators of all times, even internationally. There are many facts that

Who were the bravehearts who kept writing in the times of war in India? When India went through a bloody war of partition there were many who went against the British rulers and wrote many pieces t

In the times of turmoil, let’s turn to one of the spiritual leaders of the world to learn from his most inspirational sayings. May we find some peace and happiness in the depths of his wisdom

Farmers have single-handedly being the spine of this country’s economy, since Independence. National Farmer's Day is celebrated on the 23rd of December to commemorate their contribution t

On the 10th of December, 2019, Sanna Marin, the 34 year old, who is a member of the Finnish parliament, Eduskunta, became the youngest sitting prime minister of the world and the third woman prime

Whether you're looking for some Instagram-caption inspiration or you just need a reminder about the best parts of the season, these winter quotes are the perfect read.

There are people who are working day and night to for a better tomorrow and we hardly know about them! Well, thanks to CNN's Top 10 Heroes Of 2019, Mumbai-based Afroz Shah and his efforts came

Just a few days after India made its mark in the Nobel winners list, we have Pranav Mistry, doing us proud again!

Do you remember the gesture-driven Sixth Sense system – the gesture

The 2019 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences was announced on the 14th October and we have an Indian – Abhijit Banerjee, along with two others – Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer

Ramjal Meena has set a shining new example for us. This security guard from Jawaharlal Nehru University along with University authorities, are changing the face of Indian education with baby steps.

Ecosystems around the world are threatened. With a massive rate of deforestation having taken a grip on our lives, the ones who stand to face extinction amidst all this, are not just the animals th

Innovations are what have taken the human civilization forward. From discovering fire to inventing the wheel, mankind has always showed an interest in making life easier and more comfortable for al

“The presence of the doctor is the beginning of the cure.” – This is probably one of the most accurate quotes which describes those, who more than just engage in ‘practice&r

Life is not a bed of roses, but if you can look past all the thorns that come your way, you can always live a life of your dreams – and, Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s life is a proof of that.

With environmental issues on the rise, the world is collectively taking steps at conversing our natural flora and fauna, today. However, 106 year old Padma Shri awardee Saalumarada Thimmakka had st

There are very few creators, who have left an indelible mark in the pages of global history and Rabindranath Tagore is surely one of them. Poet, painter, writer, composer – the list of epithe

Padma Awards 2019 were held at the Rashtrapati Bhawan on 11th March 2019. A total of 56 personalities were felicitated from different fields such as arts, literature, sports, medicine etc.

In the videos released by the Pakistan Army a few days back, we saw his composure in the face of crisis. That is something he seems to have inherited from his mother. 

January 25th, 2019

Women Power at Republic Day

Women power will again feature in this year's parade. A female member of India's Border Security Force "Daredevils" motorcycle stunt team will salute guests while riding her bike

On the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda, let’s remember his teachings which are still relevant today.

Are you a globetrotter? What better way to start a conversation but in their native language? You don’t have to be fluent and know 10 different languages, just know how to greet or say hello

India has struggled with inadequate food and water access over the last few decades. The country’s rapidly growing population has drawn the attention of the world, and several states and orga

He is not here to change people’s mind sets, he says, he just wants to do films that he believes in. However, unknowingly, Akshay Kumar is delivering masterpieces, one after the other, while

Sathyasri Sharmila has become the first transgender lawyer in India to achieve the milestone from amongst the minority community of our country. Sharmila, who hails from Tamil Nadu, did not have an

Born into an upper-middle-class family of the Kayastha (scribes) caste in Bengal, Swami Vivekananda was educated at a Western-style university where he was exposed to Western philosophy, Christiani

June 7th, 2018

Thank You Dr. Apgar!

Today's Google doodle is celebrating what would have been the 109th birthday of American anesthesiologist Dr Virginia Apgar. It has been said that every baby born in a modern hospital anywhere

Meghna Srivastava, a student from Step By Step School, Noida, has scored 499 out of 500 in CBSE 12th board exams. Yes, you have read that right! 499 out of 500! She is the all India topper. She too

Rumi was a 13th-century Persian poet, jurist, Islamic scholar and theologian. His quotes will transform your life for the better, they are based upon love, hope, inspiration, and awakenin

Our country is better known for miscarriage of justice than proper dispensing of it. Many cases are ruled not on the basis of facts or justice but by the power of people, money, vested interests.

We all want a developed nation, gender equality, a caste free society, but how many of us actually work towards it? Each one of us have excuses or reasons. We are unaware of the ground realities. T

Satyajit Ray was a prolific character. There is nothing that can be said that has not been said before, but every time you read that story one more time, watch that movie one more time, listen to t

Labour Day is celebrated in various countries around the world. This is one day that is exclusively dedicated to the labour class. However, unlike various other days we celebrate, this one did not

At a time when civil society and women themselves are increasingly vocal about their rights, it might not be a bad time for the courts to start setting their own house in order. It was in 1989, 39

The Time magazine revealed it’s annual “100 Most Influential People” for 2018 celebrating leaders in politics, entertainment, politics, sports, activism, and more. Among those who

Many of us are envious of other’s success, but we don’t see the hardships and failures they have put in. success does require skill and hard work but also a clear mind set. They are not just lucky
When we are young and foolish, we dream of choosing our career. Our choices were not dependent on what the society or our parents would approve of; we were free to imagine all the possible things we c
India is missing out on a vast pool of resources, which is affecting its growth prospects. To take the Indian economy to a higher growth rate in the long run, we need to bring the women back.

Yes, you read that right!
While many of us wait to get our next raise, Doctors in Canada are protesting against their pay raise!

In Quebec, hundreds of doctors are protesting

We all have good and bad days.
Sometimes we feel low for no reason and we don’t even understand why we are feeling this way.
Here is a list of a few things you can try to lighten up your
Valentine's Day is named after Saint Valentine, a Catholic priest who lived in Rome in the 3rd Century.
During his period, many Romans were converting to Christianity but their Emperor Claudius I
Kolkatans are about to witness a fleet of pink autos in the city similar to that of Delhi with women at the wheels.
The journey has already begun on a small scale on the Tollygunge-Hazra route wi
January 9th, 2018

Supreme Court says that

In November 2016, the Supreme Court had ordered all cinema halls across the country to play the National Anthem before the screening of a movie in order to instil a sense of patriotism and nationali
 A photo has gone viral of a cancer patient marrying the love of her life before dying 18 hours later.

The wedding happened at St.Francis Hospital in Hartford just a few days before Christ
‘Mass wedding' of around 251 fatherless brides was funded and organized by an Indian business tycoon and diamond trader Mahesh Savani.

Among the 251 young couples who tied the knot on Sun
Everyday Kashmir makes it to the news because of some perpetual unrest going on there. A lot of information is speculated because of the prevailing tumultuous conditions in the valley but we often mis
November 24th, 2017

Hey, How You Doin'?

 

Who doesn’t like pick-up lines?!

The number of photographs taken every year has been escalating ever since the invention of smartphones and cheap DSLRs.

It has been estimated that approximately 1/3 of all the photos ever
While growing up we were always taught to be kind and caring towards others. We were always told to help others and to do good to make people happy! Maybe it got deeply imbibed in us and now we’re u
Every year, people prance with pep to witness the pastel cherry-blossoms ornamenting the streets of Japan and US to witness this phenomenon.
The gorgeous shades of sakura (cherry blossoms) attra
Turning 30 is always seen as a milestone and our 20’s is the time when we are in the middle of growing up and being a grown-up.
By the time we are 25, many of us hit quarter life existentia
Over 4 public toilets in the Bansdroni region of Kolkata have opened gates to transgender people by making out a separate washroom for them. The initiative marks a victory over inhibitions and lack of
“I believe you will become a pilot once.”

The 30-year old youngest Commander of Boeing 777 Anny Divya still cannot believe that her mother’s wish would come true this way.

August 1st, 2017

Under The Mango Tree

Driven by debt more and more farmer suicide and many go unreported! Each and every one of us read about the tragic deaths of these innocent farmers yet we don’t take a step to make their lives easie
“Social entrepreneurs drive social innovation and transformation in various fields including education, health, environment and enterprise development. They pursue poverty alleviation goals with ent
July 10th, 2017

Achuta Samanta

“Giving education to a deprived child is like giving sight to a blind” A simple yet a powerful thought changed lives of thousand students. In today’s world, education institutions are money mak
Gone are the days when children only had few career options. There is an ocean of opportunities waiting to be explored. There are many unconventional career options available for those who are not cut