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Bhopal Gas Tragedy 1984 | The World’s Worst Industrial Disaster

December 6, 2013
Bhopal Gas Tragedy 1984 | The World’s Worst Industrial Disaster

The Bhopal Gas Tragedy of 1984 was the world’s worst industrial disaster.  It occurred at midnight on December 2, 1984.  The Union Carbide which was an American company had established a pesticide plant in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, with pathetic safety standards and working conditions in 1979.  The highly lethal and noxious poisonous gas methyl-isocyanite...
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Early History of British East India Company in India

December 4, 2013
Early History of British East India Company in India

The discovery of a sea route to India by Vasco Da Gama in 1498 paved the way for many mercantile companies from Europe-the English, Dutch, French, and Portuguese, to engage in a thriving and exploitative trading business.  The mercantile companies bought goods like silk,...
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To Autumn, a poem by John Keats

November 29, 2013
To Autumn, a poem by John Keats

To Autumn by John Keats, a brilliant romantic English poet celebrates the season of autumn and the vivid impressions it made on him with the help of elements of personification.  The poem is an ode which is a lyrical poem which sings praises of...
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On the Sea poem by John Keats | Summary and Analysis

November 28, 2013
On the Sea poem by John Keats | Summary and Analysis

On the Sea by John Keats is a thoughtful and exquisite sonnet-like poem which celebrates the sea and its restorative and soothing power.  Have you ever been to the seashore and observed the waves crashing against the shore or the gentle ebbs and flows...
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On the Grasshopper and the Cricket poem by John Keats

November 25, 2013
On the Grasshopper and the Cricket poem by John Keats

How do you feel when you sing or when you hear music fill the air?  Recall a song now and examine your feelings.  Poetry has the same kind of effect.  Many poets and musicians over the centuries have been inspired by nature.  When you...
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Building a Healthy Self-Esteem in Children

November 21, 2013
Building a Healthy Self-Esteem in Children

Children nowadays are bombarded with media images which can lead to superficial beliefs and even lead to baseless and shallow imitations.  How can concerned individuals, parents and teachers help build a healthy self-esteem based on sound character ethics and help each child celebrate his/her...
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Child-Centered Approach to Learning and Education

November 19, 2013
Child-Centered Approach to Learning and Education

A child-centered approach to learning and education is being brought into focus all around the world.  In a child-centered approach to learning rather than an adult or teacher-driven approach, the teacher will act as a facilitator and mentor.  In this way, students become active...
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