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February 19, 2019
Apply-for-voter-id-card-Online-and-Offline

Elections in India are around the corner. In order to exercise our right to vote, one needs to have a voter ID Card as per the Indian constitution. Every Indian citizen who has attained 18 years of age is permitted to apply for a voter ID Card, which is also known as Electors Photo Identity Card (EPIC). Voter ID Card is basically a photo identity which is issued by the Election Commission of India. It [...]Read More

February 5, 2019
Stereotypes

Land of spices or not, our country is definitely a land of stereotypes. A breeding ground of it, actually. With lakhs of foreign tourists coming here each year, it is only natural that they would form some kind of image about India. But some of their perceptions are so outrageous that they can strike us Indians fiendishly funny or even downright crazy. Are we what we were 50 years ago? Of course, not. Is their [...]Read More

January 30, 2019
Things That Should Be Banned in India

There are many things in our day-to-day life that we find annoying. But there are many with which we are fed up to the point that we can’t take them anymore. We’ve researched, asked around and found some things which people just can’t do with anymore. Some of them are really unreasonable and illogical. Begin the slideshow to know what are the things India wants to put a ban on. 1. Ban Littering in Public [...]Read More

December 30, 2018
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  The clock is ticking; just a few final seconds left before a fresh new year welcomes you with its arms open wide. ‘Tis the season of joy, as they like to call it. With Christmas spirits barely out of the mind, we turn our heads eagerly towards the clock. Time for another countdown! In just a few days’ time, a brand new year will be here, and with it- some fresh hope and a [...]Read More

December 27, 2018
Women achievers of 2018

With a few final days remaining before the calendar turns to a brand new year, the ticking clock has got us reminiscing again. Sure enough, 2018 has been a roller coaster ride, with a couple of downs, and some memorable ups. Our Wonder Women have once again proven that gone are the days of lagging one step behind. Several beautiful, resilient women have showcased what it’s like to walk with their head held high, making [...]Read More

December 1, 2018
The Sentinelese tribe of India

In November 2018, a 27-year old American John Allen Chau was reportedly killed by people of the Sentinelese tribe on North Sentinel island, Andaman & Nicobar. Roughly 15 days later, as on November 30th, authorities were yet to recover Chau’s body, given the intricacies involved. Amidst grieving for the traveler, there have also been calls for taking strict action against those who ‘murdered’ him, namely the Sentinelese tribe. Others have suggested that both the tribesmen, [...]Read More

November 28, 2018

  According to Human Rights Watch, there has been an increase in cow vigilante violence since the year 2015. There is at least one news every month of yet another person beaten up or killed in the name of protecting cows- an animal considered holy in the Hindu religion. Despite the Supreme Court condemning these lynchings regularly, there seems to be no end to the horror. The opinions of people stand divided by the issue, [...]Read More

November 22, 2018
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Financial inclusion and a universal social security system have been high on the NDA government’s agenda. Ever since the BJP came to power at the centre, PM Narendra Modi, FM Arun Jaitley and the Cabinet have worked towards promulgation of new schemes that give financial security to the common man. The first step towards the achievement of social security was the rollout of the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY). With Phase I being declared [...]Read More

November 21, 2018
Guru Nanak Dev Ji

Learn About the Important Teachings of Guru Nanak Dev Ji My mother’s maternal home was in Sultanpur Lodhi, where Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the first guru of Sikhs had spent almost 15 years of his life. Hence, the place is bound to have many Gurudwaras dedicated to Guru Nanak Dev Ji and his sister Bebe Nanki who was married in Sultanpur. One of this Gurudwara is ‘Ber Sahib’, which is a famous and very historical [...]Read More

November 21, 2018
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Save Yourself by Learning Traffic Signs and Road Safety Measures Traffic signs are the silent speakers on the road. Be it the person behind the wheel or a pedestrian, having a sound knowledge about road safety is absolutely necessary for all before hitting the roads. Traffic signs give information about the road conditions ahead, provide instructions to be followed at the major crossroads or junctions, warn or guide drivers, and ensure proper functioning of road [...]Read More

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