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Build a Better World with Social Media

Build a Better World with Social Media“Social media are a catalyst for the advancement of everyone’s rights. It’s where we’re reminded that we’re all human and all equal. It’s where people can find and fight for a cause, global or local, popular or specialized, even when there are hundreds of miles between them.” – Queen Rania of Jordan.…
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Dhaka To Host D-8 Summit 2020

Dhaka To Host D-8 Summit 2020

Dhaka To Host D-8 Summit 2020Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday confirmed that Dhaka is ready to host the next summit of the eight-nation D-8, Developing-8, as the forum’s secretary-general Ambassador Jaafar Ku Shaari called on her, reports BSS.

“The Prime Minister mentioned that Dhaka would host the next D-8 summit in the third week of April, 2020”, premier’s press secretary Ihsanul Karim told a media briefing after the meeting at the PMO.…
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USA and ISIS: What Next?

USA and ISIS: What Next?As the U.S counter-strikes garners greater momentum, ISIS has begun training its militants to fly war planes, considered a major leap forward in combating the U.S forces. The London based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported ISIS to be in possession of three warplanes in Northern Syria. More than over a month since Obama went vocal with his aim to “degrade and ultimately destroy ISIS”, the ground situations has worsened, with every passing day drudging even deeper into oblivion.…
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Alarming Indiscipline in Indian Education

Alarming Indiscipline in Indian Education“Educationists should build the capacities of the spirit of inquiry, creativity, entrepreneurial and moral leadership among students and become their role model.” – Abdul Kalam

Currently there is a growing indiscipline in Indian educational institutions and it is time we addressed this issue earnestly to shell out quality students who can grow as good citizens.…
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Negligence Thwarts Tree Planting Efforts in Malawi

Negligence Thwarts Tree Planting Efforts in MalawiWhile tree planting and forest conservation has been at the centre of the Forestry Department of Malawi since 1976, deforestation seem to have gained more ground within the same period. These noble efforts have been frustrated by the increased bare grounds in the country side, especially on the periphery of the growing towns and cities.…
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People Centered Forest Policy for Malawi

People Centered Forest Policy for Malawi“My forest, my life” echoes as the theme for the National Forestry Season for 2013/14 in a Malawi, a country reputed to have the highest deforestation rate and land degradation on the African continent. Illegal charcoal production, wanton cutting down of trees and encroachment in protected forests have destroyed the picture of the once lush miombo forests of the country.…
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Inspire Students to Make a Difference

Inspire Students to Make a Difference“Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire”. William Butler Yeats.

Inspiring students is more challenging than imparting knowledge. Any educator can read various books, do research, create their own content, develop own teaching tools and techniques to share knowledge with their students. But what is more important and challenging is inspiring students.…
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Leadership Skills for Indian Students

Leadership Skills for Indian Students“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader”. John Quincy Adams.

There are mushrooming leadership development programs for students in the developed countries to impart leadership skills and abilities in students. Some prestigious international universities have customized training programs including Harvard Business School offering degrees in the domain of leadership.…
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Revolutionize Indian Education System

Revolutionize Indian Education System“The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires”. William Arthur Ward.

The current observation is that most of the educators don’t add any value to students. On the other hand, it is the students who add value to educators by working very hard for exams to pass out with scores and grades from Indian educational institutions.…
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Human Mind: Drunken Monkey or Mighty Creator

Human Mind: Drunken Monkey or Mighty CreatorMind, until governed by soul wisdom, is very complex and tricky. In fact, Swami Vivekananda used to say that a mind that does not learn to meditate is like a drunken monkey bitten by a scorpion and possessed by a devil’s soul. Indeed, governing the mind is a hard job. We shall see here how to discipline, befriend and optimize the mind.…
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