Archive for March, 2013

Human Eye|The Gift of Sight

March 28, 2013
Human Eye|The Gift of Sight

Seeing the smiles of your loved ones, the changing scenery and the myriad images that we are bombarded with is only possible due to the gift of sight through the fascinating human eye that human beings are endowed with.  The human eye functions just like a camera.  Shall we now explore the human eye...
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Adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

March 25, 2013
Adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

A landmark event after the inception of the United Nations Organization was the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in December 1948 by the UN General Assembly. This was carefully drafted after the soul-searching that happened after the shocking discovery of the untold misery and horrors of the holocaust inflicted by Nazi...
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United Nations Organization (UNO)

March 20, 2013
United Nations Organization (UNO)

The United Nations Organization (UNO) is the world’s largest international organization dedicated in maintaining and preserving world peace and is presently made up of 193 member states.  Ban-Ki-Moon is the current Secretary General of the UN and has presided over the UN since 2007. The headquarters of the UN are in New York City...
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Democracy-Direct and Representative

March 14, 2013
Democracy-Direct and Representative

The term democracy comes from the Greek word “demos” meaning people and “kratos” meaning rule.  Democracy, a government “by the people, for the people and of the people” is slowly becoming a reality in many parts of the world after thousands of years of repression of the majority of citizens of a society by...
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Information about Chromosomes

March 13, 2013

We may have seen many grandparents discussing and comparing new-born babies and their resemblance to the parents. Have you ever thought why do we look alike or resemble our parents?  Yes, it is all because of the chromosomes present in our cells. On this topic, let us learn about chromosomes and its importance. The...
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