Toilets: Need of the hour

One out of 3 people in India don’t have access to a toilet. 597 million people from 1.27 billion Indian citizens don’t have a safe way to poop. The result you ask? Continue reading

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Marriages in India: Love or Arranged?

A debate between the choices of the type of marriage in India could seemingly never halt. Most people argue over finding the most appropriate way to select their partner. While some prefer an arranged setup, some click to read more

The Independence Day

Independence Day of India is celebrated on Fifteenth of August to commemorate its Independence from British rule and its birth as a sovereign nation in 1947. The day is a gazetted national holiday in India. This year India will celebrate its 66th Independence Day. The day dawns with 21 guns salute in the federal capital while the Prime Minister of India hoists the Indian National flag at the Red Fort, followed by a nationally broadcast speech from its ramparts. The Prime Minister also pays his tribute to leaders of the freedom struggle. Similar events take place in state capitals where the Chief Ministers of individual states unfurl the national flag, and parades and pageants follow. Schools and colleges around the country organize various cultural events within their premises, where younger children impersonate their favorite characters of the Independence era. The day is observed all over India with flag-hoisting ceremonies, parades and cultural events. Citizens’ hearts are unified and their spirits infused as they stand in respect while singing together the National Anthem “Jana Gana Mana”. Read the full post

Summer Incense with Kyra

In the hot burning afternoon of  23rd May, 2012, an unkempt black haired, tall and carelessly handsome teen was enjoying his prep siesta on his study table after having a delightful lunch of rice, dal, aloo bhaja, dahi, salad and ghuguni(chickpea) curry having no strain on his mind while he dozed off pressing his chin on the second page of the Systems Programming book written by yet another MIT Professor ‘John J. Donovan’ to torment the Engineering students. He shifted his head to a more comfortable position and knocking off the pen-holder in the process still lost in his reverie that Will you click to read more?

Technical Education in India – Its Impact on Industrial Growth and Social Development (An Essay)

Abstract

Technical Education system is dynamic in nature. It faces many hurdles in response to societal, technological and economic changes in the environment both home and foreign. The debate today is not only about the value and role of Technical education in the social and economic development of a nation but has a broader aspect. Technical education is widely recognized as a vital part of the total education and training system. The real challenge is how to reposition it by shifting towards a developmental paradigm that holds sustainability as its core. It is hoped that this paper will provide a definite idea on technical education and its importance and some useful insights on the underlying meaning, policies and choices which may help to shape the systems of technical education and training further. Read the full post..