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Do not undermine the f...

It is very easy to be laidback and fall back. Sometimes you do need that extra push to get out there and do whatever it is your doing to achieve your goal. That “extra push” could manifest in the form of a famous person, an ordinary person, an image, words, an event, a comment, it could be anything that spurs you to think and propels you to act. That “something” in today’s parlan...

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How Inspirations make ...

It is very easy to be laidback and fall back. Sometimes you do need that extra push to get out there and do whatever it is your doing to achieve your goal. That “extra push” could manifest in the form of a famous person, an ordinary person, an image, words, an event, a comment, it could be anything that spurs you to think and propels you to act. That “something” in today’s parlan...

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How can we make our ki...

A Global citizen implies a citizen of the world. Our world is as big or small as we make it. Our sense of belonging to a community, a town, a city, a country, a continent, the entire world. In Sanskrit is a saying, “Vasudeva Kutambakam”, “The World is my family.” This is not a new age idea but it is an age old concept. In our parlance today it translates as Global Citizen. How do c...

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Computer games or Outd...

Well, I really don’t like to take sides but nor do I like to sit on the fence. So, let us we look at this very contemporary matter which looks us straight in the face. A question that comes to mind is, are we turning our children into mechanised robots who interact with the interface on the screen and jump, move, hop with the press of a button without moving an inch. How involved are the...

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The burning issue of a...

Taking the load off young shoulders According to a study conducted last year, nearly 60% of students under 10 years of age are facing dire consequences because of the weight of their school bags. An insight into the issue… A burning issue ever since 2008 The discussion on the issue of lighter school bags for children has never really been off the table. The significance of lighter sc...

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What kind of education...

“Why do we go to school?”, wailed my ten year old as she wore her monumental school bag on her tiny back while preparing for school. “To get educated”, pat came the reply from her elder I-Know-Everything brother. “For?”, she shot back defiantly. “So that we get educated and find us a good job when we grow up”, replied the wise brother! This regular and casual bantering howe...