A Short Introduction to the Art of Speech Writing

October 16, 2013
A Short Introduction to the Art of Speech Writing

The art of writing a speech and public speaking like any other communication exercise requires practice and thoughtful articulation.  Let us briefly gather some insights into speech writing. Make the speech memorable and deeply engaging Remember that a speech unlike a written piece of literature cannot be re-read for a deeper analysis or reflection. ...
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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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Srinivasa Ramanujan (1887 to 1920) – An Extraordinary Indian mathematician

October 10, 2013
Srinivasa Ramanujan (1887 to 1920) – An Extraordinary Indian mathematician

Srinivasa Ramanujan is one of the most extraordinary mathematicians of the world in the early modern era.  In his short life of only 32 years, he was able to make an extraordinary contribution in number theory, infinite series and other mathematical studies with the Ramanujan constant, Ramanujan prime, mock theta functions and other amazing...
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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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Role of the judiciary in India | CBSE Class 8 Social Science

October 7, 2013
Role of the judiciary in India | CBSE Class 8 Social Science

The judiciary or the judicial system in India consists of the network of courts all across the country which interprets and acts on laws on behalf of the state.  You may have heard or read about the Supreme Court of India or a High Court getting involved in a case.   Do you know what...
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What is FIR? | What is a public prosecutor?

October 4, 2013
What is FIR? | What is a public prosecutor?

Have you watched a police serial or show or read about specific cases?  You may have come across the words FIR and public prosecutor.   Do you know what FIR means?  Can you guess what the public prosecutor does?  Let us discuss these terms which appear under our justice system and become more aware about...
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Friendly Microorganisms | CBSE Class 8 Science

October 3, 2013
Friendly Microorganisms | CBSE Class 8 Science

Can you think of instances where microorganisms act as “friends?”   “Friendly microorganisms” which are found in abundance are most essential for our survival and play a vital role in the making of food products like curd, bread, etc.  Let us discuss some ways in which microorganisms act as friends to us.  This is a...
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