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Speech : The Importance of Basic Education : Amartya Sen

Amartya Sen’s speech – Commonwealth education conference, Edinburgh – 2003 It’s a great privilege for me to have the opportunity of speaking at this meeting of Commonwealth countries on education. I am also very happy that you have chosen Edinburgh as the venue of this important conference. I am very proud of my own association with Edinburgh, through being an…

Powerful Quote #176 : The Small and The Big Things

Don’t ignore the bigger picture of your smaller initiatives and also when you achieve that bigger success, please care about the smaller things which helped you for it! – Din  Image Courtesy : Prikol.ru

Powerful Quote #171 : A Wise Loser

A wise loser is a winner, but a selfish winner is a loser! When you work for a good social cause, even if you end up as the loser, it is better to be a loser who shared his/her knowledge with other aspirants, than being a winner who never shared his/her knowledge with them. – Din

Can you read this Poem? :) Test your English

This is a classic English poem containing about 800 of the worst irregularities in English spelling and pronunciation.  “The Chaos” is a poem written by Gerard Nolst Trenité (1870-1946). Try reading this poem, get puzzled “What? Is English that weird?” 🙂 So it’s always better to keep it simple, whatever the language we use 🙂 Dearest creature in creation Studying English…

Wrote it from a Quote : Help

“If you helped someone, never showoff them that you have helped them once. If you have that habit, please do not help anyone hereafter.” a picture was saying the quote on a wall in a home. The neighbour read that, rushed back to his home and written a quote on a big photo and hanged it on the wall in…

Update : Blank Space : 30 more Stories to go…

We take this special moment to thank everyone who has contributed their stories for Blank Space – Filled with Inspiration, an anthology of 100 short stories by 100 people around the globe. We are so thankful to you from deep within our soul. We owe our sincere gratitude, especially for your patience and revamping support that have given, to fine tune…

Must Read : Juvenile + Rapist + Punishment = ?

Yet another post on Rape! Yet another cribbing! But new angles to see. Logically, The Capital Punishment is regarded as a last judgement for people whom we think there is no amendment possible after confirming their heinous act(s). Many of us regard rape as such a crime, which deserves Capital Punishment. What if the criminal is a Juvenile? Here are…

Simplified : Individual's Career, Society & Educational System

In this article, I tried to magnify how an individual’s ambition affects and has its effects on the society as the whole, how educational system plays a role in it and how we can do our best? This will be like exploring the maze, one will lead to another and another will lead you to the same place where you’ve…

Tribute : Kamarajar (1903 – 1975) : A Great Leader

  Kumarasami Kamaraj , better known as K. Kamaraj, also Kamarajar (15 July 1903 – 2 October 1975) was an Indian politician from Tamil Nadu widely acknowledged as the “Kingmaker” in Indian politics during the 1960s.  He was known for his simplicity and integrity. In Tamil Nadu, his home state, he is still remembered for bringing school education to millions of the rural poor by introducing free…

Know : Grow and Shrink inside an Ames Room

Do you know how the normal sized humans transformed as Hobbits in the movie The Lord Of The Rings? You too can shrink and grow back as they did 🙂 Because they used several Ames room sets in Shire sequences to make the heights of the diminutively-sized hobbits correct when standing next to the taller Gandalf. What is an Ames Room? Well before getting into the…

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