Tag Archives: Kids Motivational Stories about Public Awareness Days

Get Hookah-ed! All About Hookah Smoking

Get Hookah-ed! Hows and whys of hookah smoking

Most Saturday nights, you’ll catch businessman Jairaj Singh chilling with friends at a neighborhood lounge, drinking and passing on the hookah. “Hookah smoking is all about style,” says the 25-year-old Singh. At another lounge, engineering student Rishabh Singh, 22, is equally hooked on as he takes a long puff. “I love the smooth taste,” he says. One of the cardinal …

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Saluting aam aurat: Women’s Day Special

Saluting the aam aurat - International Women's Day Special

Saluting Aam Aurat: Society has its superwomen but there are many ordinary women who quietly fought the odds and came out winners in their own way While the media often celebrates and showcases women who break glass ceilings, many ordinary women, too, display heroic resilience and come out trumps in the battle called life. Many women struggle with remarkable grit …

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These empowered women challenged conventions: International Women’s Day Special

These empowered women challenged conventions - International Women's Day Special

IWD Special: These empowered women challenged conventions Shoot At Sight: Nisha Pahuja Documentary filmmaker Nisha Pahuja got relentless support from Indian filmmaker Anurag Kashyap for her docu-film, The World Before Her. Why? Because she challenged the conventions of women empowerment and regression on screen. Always socially conscious, Nisha took on the changing idea of women liberation in India with her …

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International Women’s Day Special: Women, it’s high time you own those 5 days

International Women's Day Special - Women, it's high time you own those 5 days

I skulked home one afternoon from school in a particularly muggy hot Delhi summer month and spent the day cursing fate that I was born a girl. I was 14 years old, in class ninth and had just discovered that my period, the first two awful days (!), were going to coincide with the two days of the annual Leadership …

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‘Handle with care’, they are humans too: AIDS Day

World AIDS Day

In December 2003, when Chinmay Dharmesh Modi was 9, his parents discovered that they were suffering from AIDS. It was like a bolt from the blue. The situation became turbulent for Chinmay’s family, whereas he was too young to realize the implications of the disease. “My mother had a gynaecological problem, and so her doctor referred her for a few …

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एड्स रोगी की प्रेरणादायक सच्ची कहानी

World AIDS Day

हर साल 1 दिसम्बर को दुनिया भर में विश्व एड्स दिवस के रूप में मनाया जाता है। आप तो जानते ही हैं, एड्स एक लाइलाज बीमारी है। ऐसे में जिन लोगों को एड्स हो जाये उनका निराश होना स्वाभाविक ही है। मेरे विचार से एड्स दिवस मानाने की सार्थकता तभी है जब हम एड्स से ग्रसित लोगों के जीवन में …

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मेरी इज्जत सिर्फ 20 रुपए की?

RAPE: Sexual Violence Against Women मेरी इज्जत सिर्फ 20 रुपए की?

चौंक गए न आप यह बात सुन कर? पर बात सुनना ठीक है। भारत में औरत की इज्जत शायद 20 रुपए से भी कम है। एक औरत की इज्जत भोजन की एक प्लेट की कीमत से भी कम कैसे हो गई? उत्तर प्रदेश के सहारनपुर जिले में छोटी-छोटी दुकानों में ‘बलात्कार के वीडियोज’ की गर्मा-गर्म बिक्री इस बात की गवाही …

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कैसे पड़े साल के 12 महीनों के नाम

कैसे पड़े साल के 12 महीनों के नाम

महीने के नामों को तो हम सभी जानते हैं, लेकिन क्या आप यह जानते हैं कि महीनों के यह नाम कैसे पड़े एवं किसने इनका नामकरण किया। नहीं न! तो जानिए… जनवरी वर्ष के पहले महीने का नाम रोमन देवता ‘जेनस’ के नाम पर पड़ा है। मान्यता है कि ‘जेनस’के दो चेहरे हैं। एक से वह आगे तथा दूसरे से …

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National Pollution Control Day Information

National Pollution Control Day - 2nd December

The National Pollution Control Day is celebrated every year on 2nd of December in India in order to give the honor and memorialize the thousands of human beings who had lost their existence because of the Bhopal gas calamity. Bhopal gas tragedy was happened in the night of 2nd and 3rd December in the year 1984 because of the unintentional …

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