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Reading – Rules of the thumb

Reading – Rules of the thumb

READING – RULES OF THE THUMB Reading is a passion, sometimes so intense that we do nothing but that and tend to become oblivious to our surroundings. How is it that people become a part of that magnificent world of fantasy? How do they get so engrossed? How is it that we should actually go about this extraordinary act of reading? Wondering how? Here are a few tips that you should follow in order to make your reading experience even more worth the while! Reading is just not about looking into a book and skimming through pages. It’s an art that...

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The Greatest Non-fiction Books Of All Time

The Greatest Non-fiction Books Of All Time

THE GREATEST NON-FICTION BOOKS OF ALL TIME Writing and reading have been prevalent for centuries and centuries and getting to know those masterpieces of the greatest authors is indeed a pleasure. Here we bring to you a list of the greatest non-fiction books of all times and also give you a small insight of the storyline. All these books are meant to be read at least once in our lifetime! First 20 books and a short description of each are mentioned here.The titles are linked to the original source for more details. 1. Don Quixote by Miguel de...

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Media as a tool for creating social and political awareness

Media as a tool for creating social and political awareness

MEDIA AS A TOOL FOR CREATING SOCIAL AND POLITICAL AWARENESS Media these days has turned to be more of a source of infotainment rather than just entertainment. People have a direct reach to the tools of mass media through the development of technological resources and hence does media tend to have a direct influence over them. It is seen showcase all the happenings in the society in the form of the several genres of programmes and also creates an awareness in the minds of the people on topics that may not be familiar to all. Media focuses on...

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Animal Cruelty

Animal Cruelty

>Animal Cruelty – imbalance in ecosystem? Abusing a defenseless animal is one of the most despicable acts a human being can commit. Why people hurt animals is a question for the ages that will probably never be answered. The frequency and degree of animal abuse does seem to be increasing, although, there has been animal abuse throughout human history. Human beings may be the only living creatures who seek out to torture other beings just for torture’s sake. In recent decades, we can look to breakdown of family structure, increased...

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Political ownership of news channels

Political ownership of news channels

POLITICAL OWNERSHIP OF NEWS CHANNELS KILLS DEMOCRACY- A COMMENT News channels are these days being owned by political parties. These channels tend to broadcast all the news that favours these parties and thereby also proving to be s means of promotion. The members of the party use this as a platform to campaign too. This in turn creates a kind of force by which they tend to begin to broadcast the ills of the other parties and political officials, what criminal offences they commit and how the treat the society or work for it. At this stage,...

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Human Values – at what cost?

Human Values – at what cost?

HUMAN VALUES – AT WHAT COST? Human values are the major entities that determine the very existence of man on earth. The values that we inculcate in ourselves remain the decision makers for our character, and also for how people see us. It also deeply influences our very thoughts and actions. “Manners maketh man”, they say, and hence these manners and values make up, or rather polish and make you the person you are. They are one of the first characteristics we develop and they come all through our lives, probably with slight modifications that...

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