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Akanksha Negi

Things we shouldn’t be ashamed of

>Being yourself Being ashamed of who you are is a destructive concept in itself. It not just lowers your self-esteem but also shatters self confidence forever. It’s important to stop being ashamed of yourself, your weaknesses, insecurities, mistakes and fears and focus on good and postive things in your life. […]

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Preferred gender pronouns

Preferred pronouns or preferred gender pronouns or personal gender pronouns is a set of pronouns that an individual wants others to use to refer to that person’s gender identity. These pronouns are different from the pre-defined gender specific pronouns such as she/her/hers which are used for females and he/him/his for […]

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Transgender achievers in India

>Laxmi Narayan Tripathi Laxmi Narayan Tripati became the first transgender person to represent Asia Pacific at the UN in the year 2008. She is a transgender rights activist, dancer, choreographer and motivational speaker. She has served many NGOs for the wellfare of LGBT and also works for her own organisation […]

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India’s National Education Policy 2020

In July 2020, the Union Cabinet paved way to a new education policy proposing changes in school and higher education. The National Education Policy 2020 aims to universalise education from primary school to secondary level. The NEP-2020 is going to replace the 35 years old education policy of 1986 (which […]

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8th June- World Oceans Day

Oceans cover more than 70% of the Earth’s surface and constitute about 97% of water on Earth. It is a life support unit, supporting human sustenance and every other living organisms on the planet. It is home to many biodiversities of the world and also fulfils about 50-80% of the […]

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Things we are afraid of

>Failure The root cause of fearing failure is the underlying embarassment and shame. In our society where a person is judged on the basis of grades and achievements, failure is not observed as a life lesson but the end of career, opportunities and all good things that could ever happen […]

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Power of subconscious mind

One of the most powerful inner forces which drives human behaviour is the subconscious mind. The most prominent thing about our subconscious mind is that it is not just responsible for our beliefs, fears and memories but also influences our behavior and attitude and the course of life we are […]

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Superfoods for immunity

In times like today, health has become the primary concern for all. Good immunity proportionates healthy living which comes from eating the right food in the right amount. Superfoods are the go-to food items for strong immunity and good health. Superfoods are high in nutrition having very few calorie count. […]

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Weird laws from around the world

>Salmon Act 1986 Under the Salmon Act, the Parliament makes it illegal to hold a salmon in suspicious circumstances in the UK. Other fish species like trout, eel, lamprey and smelt are also included in this law. However, the law does not specify what behaviour can be considered suspicious. >Law […]

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Popular food fests in Delhi

>Horn Ok Please Horn Ok Please is a food truck fest held in Delhi. It is famous for the street food offered by local food truck vendors from around the city. Different cuisines display the unique tastes from different Indian cultures. Apart from the food other attractions of this fest […]

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India produces world’s most expensive coffee

India which is Asia’ third largest producer and exporter of coffee has started producing the world’s most expensive coffee made from cat poop. It’s being manufactured on a small scale in Coorg district of Karnataka. The coffee is called Civet coffee prepared from the poop of Civet cat. Also known […]

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Rumi

The Persian poet Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi, popularly known as Rumi was born in thirteenth century. He was an Islamic scholar and Sufi mystic having roots from Greater Khorasan in Greater Iran. Rumi’s works are mostly in Persian, though use of Turkish, Arabic and Greek can be seen in his verses. […]

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Countries where Indians can travel without visa

There are several countries where Indians are not required to have a visa to travel. A total of 58 countries allow you a visa-free travel with your Indian passport. >Indonesia Indians travelling to Indonesia can go visa-free for 30 days. If the duration of travel is more than 30 days […]

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Mizoram- the happiest Indian state

In the recently released India Happiness Report 2020 Mizoram has been announced as the happiest Indian state followed by Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Punjab among the top three. It was the first time that all the union territories were surveyed along with the states. The Happiness Survey was conducted […]

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How to plan career after 12th

Once class 12th results are out and the school is over, it is time to make the strategies for higher education and think over what to do next. With numerous options available today, students often get confused in choosing a relevant career path for them. Many of the students might […]

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Forced migration- a major crisis in Uttarakhand

Forced migration can be described as mass movement of people of a particular area out of threat to their lives and livelihoods. People unwilling to leave their home towns and countries are forced to migrate to nearby, or sometimes far away, cities, towns and countries to have access to better […]

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Engaging activities for the lockdown period

The lockdown period bothers everyone especially when all the social gatherings and meet ups are halted. We get plenty of time in our hands. This is the time when we can learn new skills and brush up the old ones. So why not look out for some interesting and productive […]

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Advantages of multilingualism

Knowing one language is essential human need but learning more than one dialect can bring about new opportunities for any person. Multilingualism not just opens up career opportunities for an individual but also the cognitive benefits of being multilingual are further more than people know. Studies reveal that about 60 to 75 percent of the world population is […]

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Unusual jobs we never knew existed

If the usual nine to five jobs sound boring to you, there are a plenty of unusual, interesting and never heard before jobs- jobs which don’t involve in office time at all. Let’s have a look at the most unusual yet interesting professions. >Iceberg mover The idea came up after […]

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Being introvert

An introvert is often thought of as a shy, quiet, calm and reserved individual having minimal social interactions. Social engagements and special attention are not what an introvert looks for. Instead, introverts find more comfort in solitude and focusing on inner thoughts and ideas. Investing more of their time in […]

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Reasons to learn content writing

Content writing is a step wise process of planning, writing and editing. It usually includes content for blogs, articles, speeches, video and podcast script etc. Content writing helps construct a great relationship with the audience and intrigue them in coming back for more. The power of good content should never be underestimated keeping in intellect the […]

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Benefits of internship

Having fair a great degree is not sufficient to guarantee one to have a great work as well in today’s world. Extra capabilities and work experience have presently become a fundamental for a successful career. These are considered as essential as qualifications and degrees. Here comes the need of an internship. Internship is a short-term work experience offered by a company, association or organisation to students or recent graduates […]

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