As we start the new academic year, I am always reminded of the importance of a good start. As the exams get over mostly student are preparing for the way forward. It is important for students to understand that sowing the seed properly always ensure a good crop & a good harvest.
Where a seed is sown properly and taken care of, it is assured that it will grow into a good plant and bear a good crop. This is a foregone conclusion when the seed is sown properly and taken care of whether the plant is taken care of properly, or in an average manner, one thing is for sure which is that the crop will be harvested for sure. Some plants will be harvested earlier, some later but all will be harvested within the year. Continue reading “A New Beginning”
Ways for Cultivating a Happy Life
Deep in most human hearts is a hunger for happiness. The world’s ceaseless quest for pleasure is surely an expression of this hunger. Of course, pleasure and happiness are two very different things. The world’s tragedy is that it so often confuses them. Pleasure is rather like a drug. The effects soon wear off, and further doses are needed constantly. Any benefit received is largely transitory.
Happiness, on the other hand, has an abiding quality about it. The happy one’s actual experience of life is clearly more rewarding than the experience of one who sees life through jaundiced eyes. It is the difference between life being wonderful and life not being worth living. Continue reading “Happy Life”
President Ram Nath Kovind on May 30, 2018 presented the ‘Santokbaa Humanitarian Award’ to Child rights activist and Noble Laureate Kailash Satyarthi and to space scientist A S Kiran Kumar, former Chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).
President Ram Nath Kovind on May 3, 2018 presented the 65th National Film Awards at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi. However, this year, controversy engulfed the National Film Awards as more than 60 awardees boycotted the ceremony. Continue reading “President Ram Nath Kovind presents 65th National Film Awards”
The Union Minister for Women and Child Development, Maneka Gandhi presented the prestigious Nari Shakti Puraskar 2017 to the members of the INSV Tarini team in New Delhi on May 24, 2018.
Polish author Olga Tokarczuk on May 23, 2018 won the Man Booker International Prize 2018 for her novel ‘Flights’, becoming Poland’s first ever writer to win the award.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro won another six years of term on May 20, 2018 in an election that has been called as a sham by the opposition and other countries including the United States.
The US Senate confirmed Gina Haspel as the first female director of Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) on May 17, 2018.Haspel’s nomination was confirmed in a 54-45 vote, following a difficult nomination process that reopened an emotional debate about brutal interrogation techniques in one of the darkest chapters of CIA’s history.
Uttam Pacharne was on May 17, 2018 appointed as the regular Chairman of the Lalit Kala Akademi. His appointment was approved by the President Ram Nath Kovind. Pacharne is an eminent artist and sculptor.
Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal announced his exit from the company on May 9, 2018, hours after the news of American retailer Walmart acquiring Flipkart broke in the nation. Bansal stated in a post on social media that it was time for him to hand over the baton and move on.