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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, cotton and spices like pepper, cardamom, cinnamon and cloves at...
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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 look at nature or visit a place filled with magnificent...
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Interesting Aspects of Square Numbers and Square Number Calculations

October 11, 2013
Interesting Aspects of Square Numbers and Square Number Calculations

Square numbers like all other mathematical topics can be learned by looking at interesting aspects which make mathematical learning more joyful and interesting.   Sometimes, by just playing around with calculations, you may also discover interesting aspects of calculations and also deepen and sharpen your interest in maths.  Let us look at a few interesting...
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Child Labor Prohibition and Prevention in India

October 8, 2013
Child Labor Prohibition and Prevention in India

Have you seen children working in restaurants, a supermarket or even in people’s homes?  Instances of such things happening are at a decline with the amendment and expansion of child labor laws.  The childhoods of millions of Indian children can be saved if there is effective implementation of child labor prevention laws.  Instead of...
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