On 7 June 1893, a young Indian lawyer, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (later known as the Mahatma) was forcibly evicted from a whites only carriage on a train in South Africa. Till then he was a regular brown sahib. But this eviction was a watershed moment in his life. He began to lead protests against segregation via a passive resistance movement called Satyagraha which is born of truth and love and nonviolence. The father of our nation went on to galvanize an entire country to shed the oppressive shackles of colonialism through non-violent methods. He was the inspiration for other leaders like Nelson Mandela and Martin Luther King. If the Mahatma had chosen to just grumble about injustice and not act after that fateful day in South Africa, the entire history of our nation may have been different.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
What are Your Intentions?
How to sharpen and enlarge your understanding and application of intentions.
BREAK THE CHAIN
You can change your self-perceptions and free yourself of old, binding notions decreed by supposed authorities, influences, or forces you think you’re powerless against.
Eating for Your Genes
Good health begins at the cellular level.
ऐसे 5 युवा तेज गेंदबाज, जिन्हें टीम इंडिया को भविष्य के लिए तैयार करना चाहिए
भारतीय क्रिकेट में ऐसे कई युवा तेज गेंदबाज भी निकलकर सामने आए हैं, जो भविष्य में भारतीय टीम को नई ऊंचाइयों तक ले जा सकते हैं.
City Univs Lose Leading Lights To Covid-19, DU The Worst Hit
35 Professors Of Delhi University, 2 From JNU And 5 From Jamia Fail To Beat Virus
On The Prowl For Opportunities
The emphasis on promoting local manufacture of automobile and automotive components has led to the stakeholders actively scout for opportunities. Ashish Bhatia revisits the interventions and cites the inherent potential.
Mass cremations become necessary in Delhi as bodies keep piling up
NEW DELHI: As the Capital continues to reel under the fierce fourth wave of the pandemic here amid an alarmingly rising death toll, crematoria and burial grounds in the city have run out of space.
CSK KEEP CHARGING KNIGHTS AT BAY
Cummins, Russell Blitz Not Enough To Outdo Faf, Chahar Heroics
WATCHING FROM AFAR
IOT AND PREDICTIVE MAINTENANCE HELP PREDICT OUTCOMES AND PREVENT FAILURES. COMPANIES WOULD DO WELL TO USE THEM TO THEIR FULL CAPACIT
HC says bank got back ₹300cr, gives bail to Deepak Kochhar
Mumbai: The Bombay high court on Thursday granted bail to Deepak Kochhar, husband of former ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar, in a money laundering case under investigation by the Enforcement Directorate (ED). As he directed Kochhar’s release on a personal bond of Rs 3 lakh, Justice P D Naik observed that a loan of Rs 300 crore was repaid in its entirety to ICICI Bank and no loss was caused to it.