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WHY SEX EDUCATION IS IMPORTANT

There’s nothing simple about teaching kids about sex. In these times of precocious pre-teens, pregnancy among teenagers, and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), children and adolescents need much more than a one-time chat about the birds and the bees. Pregnancy prevention and safe sex really should be ongoing, age-appropriate topics. Ideally, […]

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NO MORE NIRBHAYA

Sexual assault on women is a common phenomenon in our country. Under sexual assault comes; molestation, eve-teasing, child sex abuse, rape, marital rape, domestic violence. Of all these crimes, Rape is the most violent crime which is committed against women. According to Section 375 of the Indian Penal Code, Rape […]

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BEING A MAN IS NOT EASY

Women often complain that men don’t understand them or sympathise with them. Men are lazy, they say: they don’t help with housework and children. At the same time, men enjoy particular privileges and freedoms that many women are denied. All of these things are undoubtedly true, particularly in Chinese society. […]

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WHY STEVE JOBS IS AN INSPIRATION

When we delve deep into the world of motivational speaking, one of our personal heroes is a man named Steve Jobs. He was a pioneer of technology and the founder of one of the biggest companies in the world, you might know it, Steve named his company Apple. In this […]

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MENSTRUATION LEAVES

India as a country has seen quite a few progressive/regressive changes in the recent past and hopefully the progressive list would increase in the coming days. However, there are certain issues that have always been a taboo in our country and one such issue is of ‘Menstruation’, more commonly called […]

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DRUGS AND DEPRESSION

When a person is depressed, it can be tempting to relieve depressive symptoms by turning to drugs and/or alcohol. An estimated one-third of people with clinical depression engage in substance abuse as a form of self-medication to relieve feelings of hopelessness, low-self-opinion, and despair. Although these chemical intoxicants may temporarily […]

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FEMINISM CAUSING MORE HARM THAN GOOD

Feminism has accomplished some great goals in its history. First and second wave feminism had a purpose and a really important goal to accomplish and it was effective in doing so. First wave feminism is responsible for women being considered people as opposed to objects that can be owned by […]

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HIDING DATA OR FAILURES ?

This is the first time data thrown up by an official statistical survey has been entirely suppressed, with all the funds spent on the consumer expenditure survey going down the drain. The National Statistical Office (NSO) has decided not to release the quinquennial survey data on consumer expenditure for 2017-18. […]

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CRICKET MATCHES WITHOUT AUDIENCE

IPL 2020 will get underway from September 19 with its final being played on November 10. The lucrative tournament will be played for the second time in UAE. However, the fixtures are still to be confirmed, but it looks like Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will face off against Mumbai Indians […]

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CHINA – A NATION OF VIRUS

As the world still struggles to overcome the coronavirus pandemic, a new virus from China has arrived, this new virus has started attacking China fatally and experts alert the world to get cautious. As the world fights the deadly Corona virus, there is a new virus that has come to […]

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MENSTRUAL CUPS OVER SANITARY NAPKIN

Menstrual cups have been found to be safe and as less likely to cause leakages as sanitary napkins and tampons. Ladies, read here to know why you should switch to them instantlyMenstrual cups are eco-friendlyOne menstrual cup can last for yearsThey are gentle on skinMenstrual cups have been in talks […]

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Indian Rituals And Science

Traditions in Hinduism were considered mainly as superstitions, but with the advent of science, it is becoming evident that these traditions are based on some scientific knowledge and moved from generations to generations as traditions. Though the common people did not know science in it, they were following it very […]

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JOB SECURITY OVER SALARY

In recent years, there’s been a trend toward following our passions and doing work we love. At least, we hear a lot about finding ways to get paid to do work that we like. However, that trend might be on the verge of a chance, if a recent survey is […]

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HINDUTVA IS NOT HINDUISM

The term Hindutva took birth with the appearance of VD Savarkar’s book titled Hindutva in 1923. Savarkar’s Hindutva was declared to be the Holy Book of Hindu Sangathan or organization. M. S. Golwalkar, who headed the RSS after K. B. Hedgewar, too regarded Savarkar’s Hindutva as a great scientific book […]

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REGIONAL LANGUAGES ON THE VERGE OF EXTINCTION

In the very long history of Human civilization, many languages have survived, many have thrived, many have died a slow death. Few think that Hindi is pushing other languages to oblivion. But how true is that? Once upon a time, languages like Sanskrit, Latin and even Persian were thriving. Today, […]

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BLACK TRUTHS OF MAKE-UP INDUSTRY

The beauty industry rakes in over a billion dollar per year. With expendable budgets and promises, these beauty companies spend millions of dollars in advertising as a means to create loyal, life-long customers. With the promise of making you, your best self and give you a forever youthful glow, you […]

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TEENAGE DEPRESSION

Teenage depression is increasing briskly and often being treated erroneously. This is a major problem because depression has fatal effects on adolescents. It was stated by the National Alliance on Mental Illness, that depression is experience by 20% of people during their teen years. Each year, there are stories of […]

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WHY DIY

Today’s generation is consumed by the overwhelming innovation of technology. It’s good to unplug once in a while, and go back to the basics. Ironically, DIY has become more popular because of the videos posted online. Many of us want to try doing things on our own – somehow, it […]

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HOW POOR CAN ACCESS DIGITAL CLASSROOM ?

The coronavirus has pushed schools all over the world to go online as new waves of infections keep emerging. In India, a country where the gaps in access to education and the Internet were already vast, poor families are struggling to stay the course.Every student needs adequate access to instructional […]

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FAKE FEMINISM

As feminism has wedged itself between the mainstream and counterculture, we see a new brand arising; it dons ‘The Future is Female’ tee-shirts and says it identifies as feminist, but makes rape jokes and engages in locker-room talk. It’ll use all the right hashtags, share all your Tumblr posts but […]

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LIVE IN RELATIONSHIPS

Man is essentially a social animal. Life for us is a long journey full of challenges and problems. We do not want to wade through it alone, but crave for company and loyalty of another individual who will provide a shoulder to lean on and share some of our responsibilities. […]

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SINKING GDP

After months of denial, India’s Narendra Modi government is finally conceding that the economy is in trouble. The country’s gross domestic product (GDP) in the April-June quarter of this financial year grew at a meagre 5%—the lowest in six years. This is a steep fall from the roughly 8% growth […]

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QUANTITATIVE GOALS FOR ENDANGERED SPECIES

While COVID-19 is almost exclusively a human disease, it’s clear there can be spillover into animals. That’s probably of greatest concern in pets, because of the amount of contact we have with them and the susceptibility of some pet species (especially cats and ferrets). However, while we have less contact […]

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