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The Mother's Cry for Help

World Environment Day (WED), celebrated every year on June 5, is the United Nations’ principal vehicle for encouraging awareness and action for the protection of our environment. First established in 1972, World Environment Day is of utmost importance to Mother Nature and its inhabitants. It is born of the awareness that the environment is our home, and preserving it for future generations is more crucial than ever today.

5 mins read
The Teenager Today
June 2021

Choose your words with care!

Words are really powerful! They reflect or mirror our thoughts and feelings. So, we have to think about our words, understand our words, watch and weigh our words. Words are containers for power, and so we have to decide what sort of power we want our words to carry. Our words can augment or diminish our level of contentment. They can shape the answers to our prayers and have a positive or negative upshot of our future. One might say that our words are like a movie screen that uncovers what we have been thinking and our attitudes. The saying, “Watch your words or your words might drown you” is very true.

4 mins read
The Teenager Today
June 2021

THE ART OF TRUE GIVING

Derived from the Latin word carus and the old French word chariteÌ, ‘charity’ originally meant love and compassion. So naturally, it became an important tenet in every religious text to encourage benevolent action and generous donations to the needy. Whatever be the notion of charity in people’s minds, it is always defined by two words — ‘voluntary’ and ‘giving’ — and therein, lies the beauty of charity.

3 mins read
The Teenager Today
June 2021

Believe In yourself!

Your beliefs, to a great extent, make you or break you! We are driven by our beliefs and values, every day. Mentally strong people don’t give negative people power over them. They refuse to blame others for holding them back or dragging them down.

6 mins read
The Teenager Today
June 2021

Alfiya Pathan Nagpur's Teenage Boxing Star

There was a time when boxing was always considered a male preserve. It was a strong belief that women’s bodies were too frail to box. The decision to grant it recognition for the Olympics inspired many enthusiastic women who were previously discouraged from considering combat sports as a career. Earlier, girls thought that women could not box, but now there are role models for them. Some of boxing’s biggest female stars have stepped into the ring and answered the bell even during pandemic times.

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The Teenager Today
June 2021

Rishabh Pant From A Brat To Brilliant

A tour Down Under may prove to be the Waterloo for many a cricketer not only because the Australians play very competitive cricket but also because the pitches there are fast and bouncy. While it may be a paradise for the faster bowlers it may be a deluge for batsmen whose batting technique lacks the capability to handle the short-pitched deliveries — used mercilessly and frequently by the Australian bowlers.

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The Teenager Today
June 2021

LT COL. FAIZ SIDDIQUI SHAPING INDIA'S HORSE POWER

Can you think of a game where the winner wins or the loser loses by just half a goal? Can you think of a game which left-handers cannot play? Well, if you are surprised at the questions you need to know a little about the game of polo for all this can happen only in a game of polo.

6 mins read
The Teenager Today
May 2021

GRAB Every Opportunity

I have heard many people complaining that there is no opportunity for them as someone is already doing what they always wanted to do. But they don’t realize that they must grab the opportunity. When I started my training programme, there were many established trainers in the field already. But I knew that my story is different from theirs. Even if the stories were similar, I can say it differently.

6 mins read
The Teenager Today
May 2021

Jason Ignatius Pop Star on The Rise!

Aspiring singer, Jason Ignatius, in a free-wheeling chat with ELSA LYCIAS JOEL, talks about his working experience, his favourite day, and more.

4 mins read
The Teenager Today
May 2021

YAKSHAGANA The Traditional Theatre Form of Karnataka

Yakshagana is the traditional theatre art form of Karnataka, particularly prevalent and developed in south and north Karnataka, Udupi, Shimoga and western parts of Chikmagalur district in Karnataka. A group of performing artists is known as a Mela or a Mandali.

2 mins read
The Teenager Today
May 2021

True Vision of Voluntarism

Aristotle, one of the greatest ancient Philosophers, wrote that finding happiness and fulfillment is achieved “by loving rather than in being loved”. Having pots of money doesn’t necessarily make you happy. But giving away money — even if you’re not rich — is likely to make you feel wealthier and happier, as well.

4 mins read
The Teenager Today
May 2021

Old Age... a Headlight of Love!

The vet shakes his head as he looks at my old Jeff. “He’s on his last legs!” he says, and it is painful for me to hear that.

2 mins read
The Teenager Today
May 2021

Cycle of Gratitude

In life, we often have to seek help from one another to meet a variety of our needs. With seeking help, comes also gratitude to the person who helped us. The giver isn’t aware whether the help given enabled the recipient to complete the task successfully or not. This is where the concept of Cycle of Gratitude comes in.

3 mins read
The Teenager Today
May 2021

Child Labourer becomes Child Liberator!

Instead of going to school, then 10-year-old Neeraj Murmu went to labour in the mines to earn money for his poor tribal family in Duliakram village, Giridih district of Jharkhand.

2 mins read
The Teenager Today
May 2021

AT THE CROSSROADS OF LIFE

It happens that sometimes life throws a challenge to us. We follow our set time table, have our usual set daily routine to include time for work, studies, fun, play and prayer. Everything seems hunky dory. And then out of the blue a life-changing incident occurs — an accident, the sudden demise of someone close to us, an unexpected failure. Our usual road is blocked. There are other roads to follow and it depends on us which road we choose.

4 mins read
The Teenager Today
May 2021

7 Hacks to Make Your Dreams Come True

Dreams are screenplays that our brain creates while we sleep. Some are frightening, while many could be romantic, funny, playful, moralistic, or occasionally even outlandish. You dream because your mind likes to conjure up images and dialogues about your day as well as things that might happen tomorrow; but more than these simple events and occurrences, your dreams could represent unfulfilled desires and wishes that you’re out of sync with when you’re awake. Our dreams are always trying to tell us something.

4 mins read
The Teenager Today
May 2021

Paralyzed Army Officer turns role model

As a boy, Navin Gulia was a below-average student and since he was also physically weak he never participated in any sports.

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The Teenager Today
April 2021

ARUNIMA SINHA - Higher than Everest

Meet Arunima Sinha, the mountaineer whose determination can only be gauged as higher than Mount Everest. Her hair-raising story is not just a story of determination of the highest level but one of a sublime level which may serve as an inspiration for all and yet may be impossible to emulate.

4 mins read
The Teenager Today
April 2021

History Records the Era of FOOLS

Thankfully, 2021 has emerged from the containment of the pandemic scourge to offer us a vision of optimistic hope and better health.

5 mins read
The Teenager Today
April 2021

paint digital

The whole wide world has gone digital. So why not painting, too? Drawing and sketching are great hobbies that many of us may have been pursuing since some time.

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The Teenager Today
April 2021

Nush Lewis - The Angel of the Harp

As an instrument of beauty in both sound and looks, the harp not only looks elegant and catches the eye of everyone around, but also sounds wonderful even from the first notes plucked.

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The Teenager Today
April 2021

Margaret Karram: Ambassador of unity “I dream of a world at peace!”

Margaret Karram is the newly-elected president of the worldwide Focolare Movement, the third President since its foundation by Chiara Lubich in Italy, and is now present in 182 countries, seeking to promote dialogue, peace and unity. She was elected President at the recently-held General Assembly in Rome on 31 January 2021.

2 mins read
The Teenager Today
April 2021

Getting lost in good books!

As another world book day is here, Joe eruppAKKAtt examines how critical reading is to our personal growth.

5 mins read
The Teenager Today
April 2021

Easter Festival of Joy and Hope

Easter is the most important feast day of the Christian calendar though Christmas — the feast which commemorates the birth of Christ — is celebrated with greater pomp and show all over the world.

3 mins read
The Teenager Today
April 2021

A Pathway for a United World

One Saturday evening, I settled down to watch Elysium, a 2013 sci-fi movie.

5 mins read
The Teenager Today
April 2021

Meet The Enemy Within

Someone once called me “stupid” when I lost some money in the stock market. I didn’t feel bad, because he has been doing it for many years.

5 mins read
The Teenager Today
April 2021

CREATING HISTORY Arya Rajendran

The Youngest Mayor in the Country

5 mins read
The Teenager Today
March 2021

Write your heart out!

“Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart.” ~ William Wordsworth

3 mins read
The Teenager Today
March 2021

INDIA WINS

SELECTORS LOSE!

3 mins read
The Teenager Today
March 2021

Make your resolutions a reality

2021 hit us before we realized and it’s not been a great previous year for many. And yet 2020 has been that teacher who’s taught us a lot about ourselves, life, existence and humanity in general.

4 mins read
The Teenager Today
March 2021

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