“Why is there a holiday tomorrow?” “Because tomorrow is the Republic Day of India.”, answered Mr. Sharma, without even looking up from the paper that he was reading. “Republic Day? What does it mean?” Mr. Sharma looked at his son and blinked a couple of times, words failed him. Seconds ticked by, and, finally, his..
“Last year’s resolutions were far too many and unrealistic. This time, I’m going to have fewer New Year resolutions. Let me bring down the number of resolutions from ten to one. Going to gym everyday was unrealistic. Instead, I’ll bring the gym home – a treadmill.” If the last day of the year finds you..
Mythology has always set context to culture, especially in the case of a country like India, which has been one of the greatest mythological, spiritual and religious canvases for a vibrant culture. Ramayana and Mahabharata are the two epics which have so mingled with the collective conscience of our people that, to this day, the..
“There is no school equal to a decent home and no teacher equal to a virtuous parent.” Mahatma Gandhi On Mahatma Gandhi’s 146th birth anniversary, his ideas and vision on education still find relevance in educational status quo. He believed in imparting education through crafts, which Narendra Modi, in his speech at United Nations, also..
Six year old Johnny was having a huge argument with his father. He could not believe how his father could be so ignorant. He took a deep breath and tried to explain things to his father, once more. Johnny – “Dad it’s true! I have super powers.” Dad – “Really? What kind?” Johnny – “I..
“The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.” – Mahatma Gandhi The importance of animals is depicted throughout history and modern society through rich displays of human and animal interactions in engravings, sculptures, paintings, and drawings. So much so that almost all countries..
Today, as we bid adieu to Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, we realise that there is an ever-elusive, mysterious element, that transforms “a hero” into “my hero” – they don’t just “inspire”, they “connect”. With a country as rich on producing heroes, as India has been, it is not easy being “a hero”, never mind “my..