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Which is the most Underrated and Dangerous profession in India?

http://mypaloaltoplumberhero.com/wp-json/oembed/1.0/embed?url=http://mypaloaltoplumberhero.com/blog/ To me sanitation or Manual Scavenging is the most ungratifying, underrated profession in India. They probably are also amongst the most dangerous professions in the world. 80% of these workers don’t retire at 60, they die before that. Not only do they ensure that the garbage doesn’t clog anywhere in the city, keeping it clean, they are also putting their life on line in duty. They are the soldiers of cleanliness and their mortality rate is

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बाढ़ का सैलाब

घर है छूटा, दर है छूटा सबका छूट गया संसार । अब हम क्या करें? बेटा डूबा, बेटी डूबी मां बाप का डूब गया संसार, दादी बिछड़ी, दादा बिछड़े किसी का बिछड़ गया परिवार । अब हम क्या करें?   जल ही जल है सभी जगह पर धरती का कहीं पर नाम नहीं, ऐसा जल का सैलाब बहा धँस गयी धरती कहीं कहीं । अब हम क्या करें?   मन है टूटा, तन है भूखा

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Movie Review: Bhopal: A Prayer For Rain: It needs to be seen

diclofenac sodium 25 mg Cast: Martin Sheen, Kal Penn, Tanishta Chaterjee, Rajpal Yadav & Lisa Dwan. Directed by: Ravi Kumar. Disclaimer: Warren Anderson is dead. The horror of that ill-fated night in Bhopal though is alive in millions affected by that tragedy. Does this film deliver? Will the audience relate to the horror of that dark night? Because for the ones who still live the horror as part of the aftermath, justice has been delayed, and also denied. Plot: Dilip

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Religion best suited for the mankind

I am not a preacher. Neither am I going to challenge your religious beliefs; irrespective of whether you are a believer, non-believer, a conservative, a modernist, or one who simply doesn’t care. Over next few minutes all I will try to do is ask you to find an answer to one simple question- if mankind had just one religion to live by, what would that look like? Maybe by the end of this post, we

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Will Migratory Birds Come To Sanjay Lake Next Year?

The sprawling greenery of the Sanjay Jheel is not only the lung of East Delhi, but it is the haven for many migratory birds that fly here every winter. Different types of birds can be seen here till February end every year. Shovellers, pintail, common pochard, tufted pochard, common teal, spot-bill, yellow-headed wagtail and pied wagtail are some of the birds that commonly visit the lake. But environmentalists have warned that the migratory birds may

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The Tree That You See….

The tree had been there, Before you were there Sprung from the cradle of life From the lap of the Mother It used to be a joy to the eye Oh My! The tender little green thing As it first opened its leaves to the world The tree had been there Before you were there Green little limbs, Okay, Branches if u say Oh My! The excitement rose in its soul As it learned to

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My Role Model Mr. PR Mishra – The Real Entrepreneur and Visionary

The year was 1958, a young man of 32 from a very backward town in Bihar boarded the ship to America to study Environment and Soil Management. At home, he had his parents,wife and 4 children the youngest of them of being just one. For two years at the University of Utah (USA), he did everything possible to make ends meet and completed his education. Once back home, he joined the SOIL CONVERSATION DEPARTMENT OF

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Living On The Edge

It was one of those late Friday evenings when you are ready to embrace the weekend after work. I was hastening to the subway to catch a train home. In the subway I found a group of people who were putting in herculean efforts for a little attention from the rushing commuters. You must be wondering what were these people doing, and why did they have to put herculean efforts to seek attention. The group

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The Manifesto Aam Aadmi Wants

The Aam Aadmi First, this term was used by the Congress back in 2005 and now it has become a household name in Indian politics thanks to the Aam Aadmi Party. The typical Indian or Aam Aadmi is actually a politically neutral person with simple expectations of governance. He votes for different parties at different times depending on the elections and the issues of relevance at those times. So what does the Aam Aadmi want?

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Living on the Edge

It was one of those late Friday evenings when you are ready to embrace the weekend after work. I was hastening to the subway to catch a train home. In the subway I found a group of people who were putting in herculean efforts for a little attention from the rushing commuters. You must be wondering what were these people doing, and why did they have to put herculean efforts to seek attention. The group

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