Guardians? Devils? Good Samaritans?
Good Samaritans

Guardians? Devils? Good Samaritans?

Notebook? Check. Couple of Pens without their Caps? Check. Messy hair? Check. And here it is in sight. I let out an exasperated sigh. ‘Welcome to the World of Torture’, the sign seemed to read. ‘Let’s get this over with’, I reasoned as I stepped into the college, for the …

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Some MAD Superheroes
Good Samaritans

Some MAD Superheroes

Superheroes come in various sizes and shapes. One doesn’t have to be able to fly at jet speeds or jump across towers by synthesizing webs from finger tips or cause earthquakes with a single fist bump to the ground to be a superhero. Anyone who makes a difference to other’s …

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Good Samaritans

Bring out the Good Samaritan in YOU

The greatest philanthropist of the time, Bill Gates, always lays emphasis on the individual soul existing on earth. He believes that all lives have equal value no matter where they are being lived. If each and every one of us starts believing in this very ideology, the whole idea of …

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Look, who is the real thief?
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Look, who is the real thief?

What is the punishment for stealing- penalty, imprisonment  or death? When the big guns in India, doing thefts of thousands of crores, get away scot free, then why some people are brutally punished for trivial crimes and even for no crimes at all. 198 tribes in India are still popularly …

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Abandoned
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Abandoned

Mee Vanvasi. Child Labour, helplessness and poverty. Viscous circle indeed? Let’s give it another thought. We all have proper, exorbitant food every day, cosy bed to sleep and education and everything. What use do we make of it? We try, yes. Still, everywhere every time we are trying to achieve …

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Exotic Echo
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Exotic Echo

<p>The number of slum dwellers in our country is alarming. Rural migration to urban cities is one of the major reasons for this unacceptable growth. The hopes and dreams of these rural immigrants are crushed ruthlessly and they realise that their expectations for a greater life are reduced to nothing …

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GOONJ: AN ECHO OF SOCIAL CHANGE
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GOONJ: AN ECHO OF SOCIAL CHANGE

In a country fast catching up with the developed nations of the world, poverty comes as a rude, naked truth staring us right in our faces, mocking us for both our inability to cope with it and our feeble, desperate attempts in the direction. What makes poverty such an unpleasant …

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Self, Service
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Self, Service

Stuck in the business called life, most of the humans inevitably fall in the depths of the first few lines of the song Mad World by Gary Jules.All around me are familiar faces, worn out places, worn out faces, bright and early for their daily races, going nowhere, going nowhere. Their tears …

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Self-abnegating Star
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Self-abnegating Star

Self-abnegating Star: A Good Samaritan Few years back Mr. Narayanan Krishnan was a big cheese with a well – paid job in Switzerland which is known as ‘The Playground of Europe’. He would have probably bid adieu to our country after having a luxurious international career but there was one …

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A Father Called Baba Amte
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A Father Called Baba Amte

The man who changed the definition of ‘social worker’- Dr. Murlidhar Devidas Amte surpassed ‘volunteering’ long time back when he recognized his mission in life while others of his age were busy counting their salaries. Born in a wealthy family on 26 December 1914 he earned his degree in law …

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