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Saturday, June 08, 2002
Come monsoon, come mosquitoes! If the monsoon brings us pleasant relief from the scorching heat of the summer, it also brings us mosquitoes that not only suck or blood, but also give us itching. These little impish creatures keep themselves ...
I was returning home from school. I saw a woman with a dead baby in her lap asking for alms. ``"My child has died, there is no money for his final rites," she said. I had some money but that was sufficient for my bus fare. "Sorry Baba", I said, ...
Elixir of life
Proper hydration is an exigence for good health. It increases energy, sharpens concentration and manufactures skill. Water must be filtered before it is drunk. One should at least drink five to six glasses per day. Today doctors too advice to ...
Drug addiction is eating the vitality of the youth. Youth is the age of adventure and fun. The young people also face the modern ills like cultural weakness, career-making avenues, competitions, eroding family values. Whenever they get ...
Salt of the earth
While India is an agricultural country at least some children will eventually become farmers. Education today rather than prepare them for farming. The average youth still looks to education as an escape from agriculture instead of a ...
Unity in diversity
India is a land of different religions and communities. There is great diversity in our manners, habits, tastes and customs. We speak different languages and yet we are all Indians. "Unity in Diversity" has been the distinctive feature of our ...
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