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Breathes there the man with soul so dead Who never to himself hath said This is my own, my native land! -Sir Walter Scott In the era of ‘Brain Drain’ where youngsters flock to foreign land in search of greener pastures, it is refreshing to spot youngsters like Varun Prabhakar who realize in time that… Read more »

Miracle of Enzymes – Yamuna

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Delhi has 22 drains carrying 2500 million litres of waste and polluted water into Yamuna river daily. One of the drains popularly known as Bara Pullah drain emanates near Ashoka Hotel and flows through Lakshmi Bai Nagar, Defence Colony, Lajpat Nagar, Kale Khan, Bara Pullah and merges into Yamuna River. All these drains emit deadly… Read more »

Nepal Earthquake

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Few seconds before the earthquake hit, we had just closed our eyes for meditation in the Art of Living centre in Kathmandu. Having experienced it 2-3 times earlier, I immediately realised that it was back! We gathered everyone and ran outside in the open.  Some devotees took time to comprehend what they were feeling. They… Read more »

Nepali Topi Diwas

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Nepal is a country rich in heritage and tradition. It is endowed with mountains as high as the Everest and plains of the tarai. The Nepalese (Gorkhas to many) owe their origin to various surrounding geographies, be it Tibet or north India. The Shah dynasty which ruled Nepal for most part of its existence could… Read more »

Combating child malnutrition in 1000 days

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1 month old baby Rupsa (picture below) was admitted to a Nutritional Rehabilitation Center with respiratory distress due to improper feeding in Kolkata. She was fed sugar and tap water as soon as she was born   2 year old Asik Laskar, who cannot sit, talk or eat on his own is severely malnourished and… Read more »

Volunteer for what was it, again?

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When Sri Sri Ravi Shankar launched Volunteer for a Better India, many people asked, “So what is it for? It’s a good idea broadly, sure, but what is it specifically about?” This question dwelt in their minds, and there were some very sincere attempts at finding out answers through discussions. But everybody had their own… Read more »