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Difference between Liberty and Freedom

We have heard terms like liberty and freedom. Many times there had been protests, fights, wars in history for freedom and liberty. The process of getting freedom for a nation is quite difficult. For instance, India became free from the Britishers after a very long period of time. Being able […]

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freedom of religion under Indian constitution.

Why freedom of religion is important in India? India is home to people following different religions and having different faiths. As per the census of India 2001, there are 6,639,626 people who follow other religions apart from the six major religions which are Hinduism, Jainism, Islam, Buddhism, Sikhism, and Christianity. There […]

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memory

For us to recall events, facts or processes, we have to commit them to memory. The process of forming a memory involves encoding, storing, retaining and subsequently recalling information and past experiences. Cognitive psychologist Margaret W. Matlin has described memory as the “process of retaining information over time.” Others have […]

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obesity

What is obesity? Body mass index (BMI) is a calculation that takes a person’s weight and height into account to measure body size. In adults, obesity is defined as having a BMI of 30.0 or moreTrusted Source, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Obesity is associated with a higher […]

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water

We assessed impacts on water use achieved by implementation of controlled experiments relating to four water conservation strategies in four towns within the Ipswich watershed in Massachusetts. The strategies included installation of weather-sensitive irrigation controller switches (WSICS) in residences and municipal athletic fields; installation of rainwater harvesting systems in residences; […]

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The Best Ways to Handle Teen Anger, According to Psychologists Here’s what to do when the eye-rolls and outbursts start (because there are going to be eye-rolls and outbursts). You probably expected to get some attitude once your kid hit the teen years. However, the constant eye-rolling, lip-smacking, and “You […]

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life is all about sacrifices

Sacrifice means a gesture of giving up something that you love and possess for the sake of others’ happiness or God’s happiness. Sacrifice might be made for some human life or just as a belief or a ritual. Some people are always ready to do whatever it will take to see […]

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what makes you most beautiful;

“Beauty is skin-deep” the saying goes, and it seems most of you agree when you describe what you consider most beautiful in a person. Confidence, kindness, happiness, dignity and intelligence all ranked in the top five out of 19 attributes that people said make the opposite and same sex beautiful. […]

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life is easy when we put in efforts

Everything that we want to achieve requires some effort. But how important is effort in achieving our goals? What you do today – the effort you put in – determines your success tomorrow. Rory Vaden, the author of “Take the Stairs: 7 Steps for Achieving True Success”, says, “Success is […]

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being a female is not easy

You wake up in the morning and get ready to go to school. Picking out clothes can sometimes be a little emotional for you. Like 91 percent of other girls, you are unhappy with the way you look. Doing your makeup isn’t easy either. The day that you ran out of time […]

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self hygiene

Maintaining personal hygiene is essential for more than one reason; social, health, personal, psychological or just as a way of life. Maintaining a good standard of hygiene helps keep infections, illnesses and bad odors at bay. The importance of hygiene should be taught from an early age to help cultivate […]

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manners.

Why should we teach manners and etiquette in the classroom? Because kids need good social skills in order to succeed. If kids aren’t learning these basic skills at home, we need to be teaching them at school. Otherwise, through subtle social signals, the kids without manners will lose out and […]

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effects that you don’t know but are happening.

Mobile or cell phones are now a days an integral part of modern telecommunications in every individual life. In many countries, over half of the population use mobile phones and the mobile phone market is growing rapidly. Saudi Arabia rank first among the countries of the gulf region with highest […]

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child labour

Causes of Child Labour The leading causes of Child Labour in India are social inequality, lack of education, and poverty. According to UNICEF’s report, children from the impoverished and rural parts of the world have no available alternatives such as teachers and schools. Many rural communities lack adequate school facilities […]

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mental health

How do we know they are neurotic? Please, this is a very serious question. Neurotic – what does that mean? A little odd, unclear, confused, slightly off-balance? Unfortunately, most of us are slightly off-balance. No? You aren’t quite sure! Aren’t you off-balance if you are a Christian, a Hindu, a […]

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