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Posts published in April 2016

Shadow Education. A Boon or Bane?

Sumit Nagpal 0

Shadow education, a widely used term to denote the private supplementary tutoring that mimics the school curriculum. The business of Shadow Education is booming with the rise of competition in…

Middle School Study Material

Sumit Nagpal 0

A child’s learning starts from home. During the formative years, it is the home environment, parents and others. Later, once they enroll into school, teachers and friends add up to…

Evolution of Light Bulbs

Rahul Kumar 0

The sun is by far our most important source of energy. Sunlight warms us, causes weather patterns, allows plants to manufacture oxygen and our food, from carbon dioxide and water…

Punjab – Vulnerabilities & Stakes

Nirbhay Dubey 0

The state of Punjab is one of the two states that have a Union Territory as their capital, the other being the state of Haryana. Punjab is also the state that…

Delhi Government Initiatives On Teacher’s Training

Daksha Shah 0

The Delhi government is taking progressive steps in ensuring that the teachers are well equipped to cater to the new generation and to make them more aware of the innovative educational…

Fantastic Finnish

Princy P. John 0

Finland has been found to have the best education system in the world.  The Children in Finland don’t begin school until age seven. Finland heavily subsidizes daycare for children, and…

Midday Meals

Nitesh Mittal 0

The Midday Meal Scheme is a school meal programme of the Government of India conceived to improve the nutritional status of school-age children nationwide. It was also envisaged to stop…

Heavenly Hills

Nirbhay Dubey 0

Uttarakhand is also known as Devbhumi for having numerous Hindu sacred sites such as Haridwar, Rishikesh, Gangotri, Yamunotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath.

Toy Train

Princy P. John 0

Kalka-Shimla Railway, popularly known as the 'Toy Train' is a World Heritage Site declared by the UNESCO. It holds the world record of being the train to cover the steepest slope (5816…

Divine Dances

Rahul Kumar 0

Charkula dance is a breathtaking dance performance from Braj region of Uttar Pradesh. A veiled women dancer delicately balances a large multi-tiered circular wooden pyramid, lit with 108 oil lamps…

Aromatic Arabica

Daksha Shah 0

Arabica, Robusta and Liberica are three varieties of coffee. India mostly grows superior quality coffee, arabica, which is in great demand in International market. Karnataka is the largest producer of…

Terminal Tale

Nitesh Mittal 0

Victoria Terminus, rechristened Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus is a UNESCO declared World Heritage Site. It was designed by Frederick William Stevens and is also the headquarter of the Central Railway of…

The Quest for Black Gold

Rahul Kumar 0

Petroleum has been what the mankind has understood as a lifeline for economic development as well as a geo-political advantage for nations that possesses the reserves. Ever since the Industrial…

How to get hooked onto science

Sumit Nagpal 0

 As a student nears the culmination of middle school, a prevailing concern amongst parents, acquaintances and teachers is the choice of stream that the person is likely to opt for…

Fair Facts

Princy P. John 0

The average woman spends about 120 hours a year, or five entire days… admiring her reflection in a mirror.

Pioneering Program

Nitesh Mittal 0

“Aryabhata”, the first satellite built in India was launched from Volgograd Launch Station, Russia, on a Soviet Intercosmos C-1 rocket. The satellite was assembled by ISRO in Peenya, Bangalore weighed…

Unflinching Ujjain

Nirbhay Dubey 0

Ujjain, located on the banks of river Kshipra, is one of the four places where "Kumbh Mela" is organised apart from Nashik, Allahabad and Haridwar.

Guiding Gymnast

Rahul Kumar 0

Dipa Karmakar creates history by becoming the first Indian woman gymnast ever to qualify for Olympics #Rio2016.

Tips and Tricks to Learn Maths

Sumit Nagpal 0

Mathematics is undoubtedly an important subject. It is critical for students to get the concepts right from the beginning since the subject builds on what is learnt in lower classes.…

Valley Vagaries

Nirbhay Dubey 0

Jammu and Kashmir is the only Indian state to have its own flag and a separate constitution.   

Mighty Mizo

Rahul Kumar 0

Mizoram which means land of mountain people is the second most literate state in India after Kerala.

Building Burj

Daksha Shah 0

Burj Khalifa in Dubai, United Arab Emirates with over 828 metres in height, is the tallest building and the tallest free-standing structure in the world. It has more than 160…

Bat Basics

Nitesh Mittal 0

Bats are the only mammal that can fly. There are some other mammals that can glide, like the flying squirrels, but bats user their wings to generate flying power.  They also…

Vibrant Vishu

Sanjay 0

Vishu is a festival celebrated in Kerala, India.  Vishu signifies the Hindu New Year and usually falls in the second week of April. Vishu is celebrated with much fanfare and…

Babasaheb Birthday

Nirbhay Dubey 0

Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, popularly known as Babasaheb, was an Indian jurist, economist, politician and social reformer who inspired the Dalit Buddhist movement and campaigned against social discrimination against Untouchables (Dalits),…

Magnificent Manipur

Rahul Kumar 0

Manipur, literally means the land of jewel. It was once described as the 'Switzerland of India' by Lord Irwin. Loktak Lake located in this state is the largest fresh water…

Pious Puthandu

Sanjay 0

Puthandu better known as Tamil New Year, is the celebration of the first day of the Tamil new year in mid-April by Tamils. On this day, Tamil people greet each other…

Bohag Bihu

Nirbhay Dubey 0

Assam's Bihu festival is a celebration for marking the begining of the agricultural season. There are three Bihu festivals in Assam – in the months of Bohaag (Baisakh, the middle of…

Bubbly Baisakhi

Rahul Kumar 0

May the festival of harvest reap happiness and success in your life. #HappyBaisakhi

Painting in the Sky: Auroras

Princy P. John 0

Aurora Borealis as seen from Ontario, Canada The spectacular natural paintings in the sky, the Auroras, have been a consistent feature in the myths and folklores of Northern people living…

Venerated Vegetarians

Nirbhay Dubey 0

#IncredibleIndia The largest vegetarian-friendly country in the world. 20 – 40% of Indians are vegetarians because of either religious belief or personal choice.

Radioactive Repository

Princy P. John 0

The Nuclear Fuel Complex (NFC), Hyderabad under the Department of Atomic Energy has set a new world record with the production of 1,503 tonnes of nuclear fuel in 2015-16. It…

Naga Nuances

Nirbhay Dubey 0

The official language of Nagaland is english

Aqua Regia “A Magical Solution”

Rahul Kumar 0

Sometimes you may have observed that your parents would take an old gold ornament to a jeweler to get it cleaned and polished. After the polishing, the ornament comes back…

Pokhran Passage

Nirbhay Dubey 0

The nuclear test I & II conducted in Pokhran, Rajasthan by India, were code named " Smiling Buddha" and "Operation Shakti" respectively.

Life Line

Rahul Kumar 0

Dont cry over the past, its gone.  Don't stress about the future, it hasn't arrived.  Live in the present and make it beautiful.  

Feet Fed

Sanjay 0

Butterflies taste with their hind feet, and their taste sensation works on touch – this allows them to determine whether a leaf is edible. 

Express Engine

Princy P. John 0

Gatimaan Express with a speed of 160km/hr is India's first semi high-speed train. It will run on all days of the week, except Friday from Hazrat Nizamuddin station, New Delhi…

Beast of Bhutan

Daksha Shah 0

Bhutan’s national animal is known as Takin. Takin are found in grass covered alpine areas at altitudes between 1,000 and 4,500 m above sea level. 

Gourd Gift

Nirbhay Dubey 0

Bitter Gourd has been known to decrease the blood glucose level and increase insulin secretion in humans. It is said to be effective in reducing diabetes. 

Masjid Magnificence

Sanjay 0

Masjid-i Jahān-Numā, famously called as Jama Masjid is one of the largest mosque in India, built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan. The mosque was completed in 1656 AD with three…