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Two South Delhi students use crowdfunding platform to provide ration kits to needy

Anahita Mahajan & Reana Soni, class 12 students from New Delhi’s Vasant Valley School, within a month of initiating a donations campaign to provide daily food essentials to the disadvantaged, have reached the amount pledged online on crowdfunding platform Milaap. Funds were also raised via offline community outreach, leading to a consolidated accumulation of INR 1,47,800 till date. Keeping in …

Be Safe: Awareness, maintaining better hygienic practices key safeguards from novel Corona virus

Globally around 25 countries are facing the wrath of this novel Corona virus. These viruses usually cause illness ranging from the common cold to diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV).  What is more worrisome is that it has also been found that there are people who have contracted Coronavirus but are asymptomatic …

Skill Development Talk, All ‘Rhetoric’– Success Mantra Elusive

The Prime Minister, Narendera Modi leaves no opportunity or platform without talking about his pet ‘skilled India’ slogan and when read with his equally catchy ‘Make in India’ catchphrase, an impression has gone out that Skills education has finally arrived to catch the imagination of youth. However, there is much ground to be covered before skills education becomes bankable in …

BloodConnect celebrates the ‘Screams of Joy’

BloodConnect, a Delhi-based non-profit youth initiative (NGO), which works with a mission ‘to solve the problem of blood shortage in India’ celebrated its fourth anniversary on August 9 with a rock concert. Renowned music band Parikrama, which performed on the occasion left an estimated 1500 students of Delhi University and colleges enthralled. This year, BloodConnect, an organisation which was launched …

Lakshmipat Singhania – IIM Lucknow National Leadership awards to six ‘leaders’

Vice-President of India Hamid Ansari bestowed the 9th Lakshmipat Singhania  IIM Lucknow National Leadership Awards on the six winners announced on May 27 at a special function in New Delhi.  The winners of the award given in three categoriesbusiness, science & technology and community service in senior and young sub-categories to individuals in recognition of their outstanding social contribution and …

This Summer Holidays Spending Ideas

As schools & colleges break for  summer vacation next month (that is May),  We thought of sharing a few perspectives from educationists & experts to add some degree of wisdom to  your planning  for  spending these holidays. VACATIONS CAN NEVER BE what these used to mean to yesteryear generation– freedom from learning. Today, a child is burdened by more learning …

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