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Joydeep Ghosh

What Is Ragging?

The word ‘ragging’ literally means making fun loudly and boisterously and teasing and playing tricks on somebody. Usually it is considered a part of youthful pranks. But the word ragging these days has earned notoriety, evoking a feeling of awe and suspense in the minds of students. In engineering and […]

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Importance of Hobbies

A hobby is a favourite subject or occupation which is not one’s main business. It is taken up simply for pleasure or amusement. A hobby must combine both ‘outside of its core business’ and ‘pleasure and entertainment’ elements. Different persons have different hobbies. Some take to collecting used up stamps, […]

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Afforestation

Trees are useful and beautiful gifts of nature. Forests help in maintaining the ecological balance which is so essential for preservation of life on this earth. Existence of man on earth,therefore,depends on forests. Carbon di-oxide released by man are used by trees while the oxygen released by trees are useful […]

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Artificial Satellites

A satellite is a celestial body that revolves round a mother planet. Artificial satellites are man-made satellites thrown into the space with the help of rockets and made to revolve in orbits round the earth. It is practically a scientific laboratory fitted with sophisticated gadgets and instrument and sent to […]

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A Debating Society

A debating society is one in which two different sets of people argue on a particular topic, one in favour of it and the other against. The topic is announced in advance so that the competitors may come prepared with their points on the date fixed. After both the blocks […]

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STRIKE

The word ‘strike’ is a very familiar word in these days. People always hear of strikes in mills and factories and in means of public conveyance like buses and taxis, even among railway employees. There is nothing of physical violence in strike : it means organised stoppage of work by […]

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Importance of Punctuality

Punctuality means keeping to appointed or fixed hour. Nothing can stop the flow of time or call back a time that is past. So it is a most valuable thing. In order that no portion of this priceless thing may be wasted, people fix definite hours for definite works. In […]

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Environmental Pollution

Any abnormal change in chemical, physical and biological characteristics of environment is called pollution. Environment pollution is more pronounced in larger cities and industrial belts. In these areas, the air gets polluted by the exhausts from automobiles and furnaces, industrial soots, emission of smoke from factories etc. Green forest purify […]

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Value of Time

Time is invaluable. As it flows on, nothing can stop it’s course. Time once past cannot be brought back by any means. But many do not realise this. They waste their time, thinking that they would make up the loss in future. The hope, however, is never realised. Thus, if […]

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Knowledge Is Power

Man was first almost like an animal. His power then rested only on physical strength. But in this respect he was no match for many beasts. So he had to live in constant fear of them. In course of time came knowledge, and it gave him the power to get […]

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Drug addiction

Drug addiction is a great social menace which has assumed an alarming proportion in the recent times. It is eating into the vitals of the youths who are the future hopes of the country. This is now a worldwide phenomenon. Drugs like heroine, brown sugar, L. S. D. become a […]

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Why do we love books?

Books are man’s best friends. Whenever a man feels lonely or dejected, he takes up a book and reads it. In fact, books remain our constant companions in Solitude and in times of mental strain. Books can be of different types — fiction, adventure, sports and games, novi, etc. All […]

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Electronic mail or e-mail

Electronic mail Or shortly e-mail is a modern method of instant delivery of letters without the involvement of a postman. In this system of mailing, messages are sent with the help of a computer. In the electronic mail or e-mail system, a letter or any other document is typed and […]

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Rights and duties of a citizen

Rights go with duties. Every citizen owes much to the society he lives in and the society in turn also owes to him. The citizen should have the right of protection of life, liberty and property, freedom of speech, sanctity of the home, association and religious faith. Education, medical help, […]

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Should smoking be prohibited?

Smoking is one of the greatest killers of mankind in the present day world. It causes various diseases like asthma, lung cancer, bronchitis and leads to millions of untimely deaths annually all over the world. But still people become its slave. To create awareness of its harmful effects, statutory warnings […]

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Value of Newspaper

The primary object of a newspaper is to supply news. Man, being basically curious by nature, want to know what is happening around him in the wide world. The newspaper is the best medium to meet this curiosity. The newspaper has a great educative value also. Modern newspaper deal with […]

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Science — A Curse

Science lies at the root of progress. In spite of great achievements of science, thinking people have begun to question if it is really a blessing or a curse. People all know how power of science is being used for evil purpose also. It is the superior scientific knowledge that […]

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The Internet

The internet has revolutionized the way people communicate with each other across the world. The internet is a world wide web of computers exchanging information with each other through telecommunication satellites and leased lines. Initially started as a defence project of the U. S. Government in 1968, the Internet’s usage […]

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Computers in the service of mankind

Computer is the latest miracle that has ushered in a revolution in the application of science for the benefit of mankind. It is like a super electronic brain doing all types of difficult calculations, keeping records and storing data for mankind. Its main features are speed, accuracy and ability to […]

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India : Unity of diversity

India is a vast country having different languages, religious and social customs that very widely from region to region. Still, India has always enjoyed the essential unity of culture in the midst of diversities. There are many regional peculiarities in India. Apart from social and lingual differences, there exist differences […]

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The dignity of labour

All forms of work, manual or intellectual are called labour. Dignity of labour chiefly means respectability of manual labour. Manual labour is very useful to us. The daily affairs of life cannot run without it. The food is the result of the sincere and tireless efforts of the manual work […]

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The Press—its uses and abuses in Democracy

No civilised society can live without the press. Taking into account its utility in modern life one can understand very well why it has become so important. Let us consider its influence on masses. A good press educates and helps in forming sound and healthy public opinion. It has direct […]

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TV as medium of mass education

One of the most important addition in the electronic world is TV. With the advent of TV, man’s scope of learning has increased to a great extent. It helps to keep an eye on everything from a distance. It is an important medium of advertisement in addition to the recreation […]

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