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Learning Tips | New Academic Year

May 29, 2013
Learning Tips | New Academic Year

“Always walk through life as if you have something new to learn and you will.” – Vernon Howard. With the start of the new academic year, a lot of new topics will be introduced to the budding student.   You may have new teachers, new students in the class and a whole set of new...
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Alliteration-Figure of Speech

May 22, 2013
Alliteration-Figure of Speech

Have you delighted at the interplay of words created by tongue twisters?  Bring a tongue twister that you have tried to quickly say aloud with your friends to your mind.  Probably, “She sells seashells on the seashore” comes to your mind.  What is special about the way the words are threaded together in that...
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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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Kiran Bedi-India’s “Super Woman”

March 12, 2013
Kiran Bedi-India’s “Super Woman”

An outstanding woman of India who has held one of the most challenging posts is none other than Kiran Bedi. She is the 1994 winner of the Asian equivalent of the Nobel Prize, the Ramon Magsaysay Award. Kiran Bedi was born in Amristar, Punjab, in 1949 and is the second of four illustrious daughters....
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