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Can India once again become the education hub of the world?

In ancient times, India boasted of having one of, if not the best university of the world Nalanda. In 1200 CE, along with Takshila and Vikramshila, India occupied the pinnacle of learning in the ancient world. Students from as far as Persia and Turkey in the Middle East and Japan and Korea in Central Asia were its students. It housed close to 10,000 students and about 2,000 teachers. Its staff included the likes of Aryabhatta,

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Eating Ecologically, Saving Sustainably

Lush green fields filled with crops swirling thanks to the gentle breeze. The happy farmer who’s confident that he’ll get good money for his crops. A population consuming organic food that isn’t chock full of dangerous poisons. Agriculture turning humane and eco-friendly. Sounds idyllic, isn’t it? But it’s not something un-achievable.   In fact, if one were to take India’s history into perspective, organic agriculture is something that was traditionally followed. But with a gargantuan

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Google Tez heralds a new chapter in mobile wallets

Google Tez is one of the newest offerings from the search engine giant that seeks to disrupt the mobile wallet industry, which post demonetization in India, has grown to unforeseen levels. Google has joined up with the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) and has built Tez on a Unified Payments Interface (UPI) platform. Tez, designed as a Lite app, is just 7 MB in size so that it can run on slow Internet connections,

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Blood donation is a form of salvation

I am an avid blood donor. In my college too I had donated blood and got yummy refreshments in return. But the best part was that my contribution was literally saving someone’s life. To ensure I get updates regarding blood donation, I signed up to receive notifications from BloodConnect, a wonderful organization working towards addressing blood shortage in India. Today I again got an opportunity to donate to a blood cancer patient. A BloodConnect official

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Add 5 Things in Your Not-to-Do List and Become 5 Times More Productive!

How many of you are habituated to making long to-do lists every day? What are your reasons for making the list? Because you think you will forget to complete all the tasks? Ever thought of making a not-to-do list? Yes, such a list will help you in being more productive and more successful in achieving your everyday goals. So, here comes the not-to-dos: 1.  Multitasking Probably you think that it’s the most difficult thing on earth!

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6 Natural Ways to Cure Depression

It might come as a surprise but Indians are a depressed lot. True. Indians are among the world’s most depressed. According to a World Health Organization (WHO)-sponsored study, while around 9% of people in India reported having an extended period of depression within their lifetime, nearly 36% suffered from what is called Major Depressive Episode (MDE). Depression is usually characterized by sadness, loss of interest or pleasure, feelings of guilt or low self-worth, disturbed sleep

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Be the Star of your Amazing life – Do it Now

Be the Star within Yourself.. unlike those stars around you whom you see on TV, internet. No matter what, Do something in your life that gives some positive results to the Society . Apart from your Professional life, you have all potential to share happiness with society. Smile at the world and the world will smile back at you.World needs it more Every heart has its own rhythm, has its own music.. Every heart has its

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Return of the enterprising: From Silicon Valley to the Sahyadris

There has never been a better time to be in India or so one would think looking at the number of entrepreneurs who have made India home after their stints in some of the top schools and corporation in the americas. This is in sharp contrast to just about a decade ago when everyone in India was losing sleep over the migration of finest Indian brains to the Silicon Valley, terming it the brain drain.

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9 lessons I learnt after graduating from a b-school

Exactly nine years ago, I set foot on the campus of my first employer as a management trainee along with a batch of twenty others like me. Back in 2006, with an open economy the business in India had gone confidently global, and was in a tango promising to match the world step for step. For anyone graduating from a half-decent B-School, it was a heady time to join the MNC world and dream big.

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देश के गरीब किसानों से

कहनी है एक बात हमें देश के गरीब किसानों से कहनी है एक बात हमें देश के मजदूर जवानों से कष्टों की पहनी माला तुमने, तन माटी में मिला गये पृथ्वी माँ से प्यार किया और पृथ्वी माँ में समा गये सोते खेत जगा कर तुमने वहाँ पर अन्न उगाए फिर भी तू क्यों भूखा रहता भूख तुझे खा जाए अपना पेट भरे न भरे पर औरों का तो भरना है ऐसी है प्रतिज्ञा तेरी,

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