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The Colours Of Diversity
<strong>The City is filled with vibrance as every community is involved in celebrating Dasara. Apart from Kannadigas, Bengalis, Gujaratis, Punjabis and Assamese have made grand pandals to worship the divine force. </strong><br /><br />Apart from doll shopping, South Indians are also pandal hopping&rsquo; to pray to the protibas. The history and story of Dasara have evolved from different myths and manifested over time. This is often forgotten in the humdrum of...
Following The Mahatma
<strong>As another &lsquo;Gandhi Jayanti&rsquo; arrives, one flips through the pages of the past and pays silent respects to the &lsquo;Father of the Nation&rsquo;.&nbsp;</strong><br /><br />&nbsp; &nbsp;While the world passes through troubled times, his message of non-violence has become more significant than ever.<br /><br />For most young people, October 2 is more than just a holiday or waking up to Vaishnava Janato...
Marching For A Good Cause
<strong>Friends of Elephants&rsquo; are collaborating with the BBMP Forest Cell and Namma Metro to host an awareness camp to protect elephants and rhinoceros on October 4.&nbsp;</strong><br /><br />&nbsp; &nbsp;They will take part in a march, which is part of a global initiative that will be held across 115 cities.&nbsp;<br /><br />Participants who are interested to take part in the Global March can gather at 7am at Queen...
Stylish Yet Simple
<strong>Akshatha<br /></strong><br />The student of Mount Carmel College is wearing sweater from Zara and tights from Forever New.&ldquo;I&rsquo;m not very fond of bright colours. As long as the outfit looks good, I&rsquo;m happy. It&rsquo;s not just about how an outfit looks but about comfort. You should be able to carry off the clothes without having to try too hard.&nbsp;I like to dress according to the situation and in sober...
Lagging In The Race
<strong>As the Asian Games is about to come to an end, most people are wondering &lsquo;Could India have done better?&rsquo; </strong><br /><br />While the country&rsquo;s cricket team receives accolades and praises all over the world, our own countrymen remain clueless about our athletics team or the hockey team. Metrolife spoke to some youngsters in the City on what the sportsmen of our country lack, and here&rsquo;s what they had to say: <br...
DH Education

Redesigning Social Sciences For Future
<strong>L T Om Prakash analyses what the society&rsquo;s dismissive attitude towards the social sciences is doing to hamper its growth and progress.</strong><br /><br />Social sciences are facing many challenges in the present educational system. It is believed that pure and applied sciences are beneficial for the society, whereas social sciences are artistic and ineffective. The roles of social sciences in the creation of good citizens and nation building, which...
New Methods Of Learning In Classroom
<strong>The classroom has changed from yesteryears. If you&rsquo;re above the age of 20, it probably bears only a passing resemblance to how you learnt algebra or the human anatomy in biology.<br /></strong><br />&nbsp;Today&rsquo;s kids are the first generations that are growing up with technology, while they are &lsquo;digital natives,&rsquo; teachers, parents and school administrators &ndash; are immigrants to this world. With plethora of...
How To Make Students Time-Conscious
<strong><br /></strong><strong>With distractions and no motivation, it is easy for students to fall behind in studies. Dorothy Victor writes how this can be avoided.</strong><br /><br />It is said that time is never wasted by the hours, only by the minutes. This truth cannot be more relevant in the context of today&rsquo;s student fraternity. A typical day in the life of a teenager is harried, busy and crammed with activities and private classes,...
Don'T Pick Jobs Based On Salaries
<p>Dear Sir,<br /><br />I have completed my BE in 2007 and am working in a IT company as Senior Test Analyst. Of late, I have grown to dislike this hectic schedule and want to settle for a less demanding, yet fulfilling job like teaching. I cannot obtain a full time MTech at this juncture. So, kindly advise me if MTech can be done through correspondence. Else, please suggest if I can do MA in Geography or in Kannada literature through distance mode and become eligible to...
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<strong>Scholarships for professional courses<br /><br /></strong>The North South Foundation provides scholarships to needy children who display academic excellence and need financial support to pursue their quest for knowledge in engineering, medicine, polytechnic, dental, nursing, B Sc (Agr), B Pharm, B V Sc, etc.<br /><br />&nbsp;Eligibility: Applicants should be amongst the top 10 per cent in 10th and 12th and CET/JET ranks in your state and their...
Movie Guide

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Nokia India Sales Marketing Director Raghuvesh Swarup launches the new Nokia Lumia ...

Nokia India Sales Marketing Director Raghuvesh Swarup launches the new Nokia Lumia ...

India's Mary Kom is lifted by her coach after she won the gold in women's flyweight boxing ...

India's Mary Kom is lifted by her coach after she won the gold in women's flyweight boxing ...

Bollywood actress Sushmita Sen attends the Durga Puja celebrations in Mumbai ...

Bollywood actress Sushmita Sen attends the Durga Puja celebrations in Mumbai ...

A huge statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Bengaluru a day before its inauguration ...

A huge statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Bengaluru a day before its inauguration ...

Silver medal winner India's Tintu Luka poses at the podium during the medal ceremony ...

Silver medal winner India's Tintu Luka poses at the podium during the medal ceremony ...

Boxer Mary Kom kisses shares a moment with her kid after winning the gold medal ...

Boxer Mary Kom kisses shares a moment with her kid after winning the gold medal ...

Damaged coaches after Krishak Express and Barauni Express collided near Gorakhpur ...

Damaged coaches after Krishak Express and Barauni Express collided near Gorakhpur ...

India's boxer Sarita cries at the podium after refusing to accept the bronze medal ...

India's boxer Sarita cries at the podium after refusing to accept the bronze medal ...

People look at the damaged coaches after Krishak Express and Barauni Express collided ...

People look at the damaged coaches after Krishak Express and Barauni Express collided ...

Indian tennis legend and global ambassador of the sport, Vijay Amritraj addressing during ...

Indian tennis legend and global ambassador of the sport, Vijay Amritraj addressing during ...

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