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World Earth Day

World Earth Day

Earth’s crammed with heaven… But only he who sees, takes off his shoes.”  So believed Elizabeth Barrett Browning, the 19thcentury English poet. Truly, if one were to ponder upon these words with as much in-sight as she asks for in these words, we wouldn’t fail to see that there is much truth in them. For the joyous sights and smells …

Do good grades predict success ?

“You should score well in class, or else you won’t be successful in life” Haven’t we all heard this line at least once in our life either by our parents or other family members? The question that arises to most of us is that whether good grades actually predict success? Good grades are important when talking about academic success, but …

Health is a human right

World Health Day – it is a global awareness day, celebrated every year on the 7th of April to symbolize the anniversary of the establishment of WHO (World Health Organization) in 1948. It is the day focused on raising awareness around several public health issues. Every year, WHO chooses a health-related theme for this day and conducts events and programs …

Awareness on Autism

Autism, also known as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), is a lifelong, developmental disorder that includes impairments in social interactions and developmental language and communication skills, combined with rigid and repetitive behaviour. World Autism Awareness Day is celebrated every year on the 2nd of April. It is a day about celebrating and recognizing the people on the autism spectrum. It highlights …

The Voice of Women

Hum dekhengeJab zulm-o-sitam ke koh-e-garanRooi ki tarha ur jaengeHum DekhengeHum mehkoomon ke paaon taleYe dharti dhar dhar dharkegiAur ahl-e-hakam ke sar ooparJab bijli kar kar karkegiHum Dekhenge -Faiz Ahmed Faiz Equality between all genders is not a dream, it is a reality made possible by the fearless women of the world who stood against patriarchy striving for a better society. …

To Move Mountains

Location: Aaganwadi, Asalpha, Ghatkopar (West) Date : 24.2.2019 I was hardly prepared for the change from the progressive luxury of the Mumbai Metro to the depressive garbage piles that welcomed me to Asalpha. Spread around in all directions, it seemed as if the entire locality was drowning in the water seeping through the open gutters. We started our climb through …

The Noise Of A Million Smiles

Location:- Snehasadan, Western Express Highway, Andheri (East) Date:- 17.2.2019 There is a lot of laughter and screaming that I can hear around me as I make my way inside. Surrounded as I am by boys belonging to the age group of 5 to 15 years, I think this positive chaos, smiles and clash of energies is but natural and glad …