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Man without limbs leads millions with his heart

Saman Haziq

Friday night turned out quite a ‘Night of Hope’ for thousands of people who came to the The Dome arena in Sports City to attend a talk by motivational speaker Nick Vujicic. Dubai audience was moved, touched and inspired as this ‘unstoppable’ Aussie showed the city that he did not need limbs to own the world! Nick weaved magic with his candid yet animated talk on how he transformed his ‘life without limbs’ to a ‘life without limits’. Continue reading Man without limbs leads millions with his heart

Can Mars-conquering India tackle its earthly toilet troubles?

Shyama V. Ramani

In 2013, India became the fourth country in the world (after Russia, the US and EU) and the only emerging nation to launch a Mars probe into space. But it remains part of the group of 45 developing countries with less than 50 per cent sanitation coverage, with many citizens practising open defecation, either due to lack of access to a toilet or because of personal preference. Continue reading Can Mars-conquering India tackle its earthly toilet troubles?

Give power to the mind through reading

Mustafa Al Zarooni

Mental development of a human being starts from its inception when the surrounding ideas start influencing his mind, and allow him to fulfil his practical and intellectual life accordingly. So how can a student, who has visited the world of a printed word, seen hundreds and thousands of those around him loitering about, distracted intellectually, and contemplating what is in their hands of cultural schemes? Continue reading Give power to the mind through reading

When will children become a political priority: Kailash Satyarthi

Anurag Dey

Notwithstanding the suffering of the common people, Kailash Satyarthi supports the governments demonetisation move as it will help curb trafficking, but the Nobel laureate and child-rights crusader asserts that unless and until children become a political priority, India will continue to be dogged by the evils of child labour and child trafficking. Continue reading When will children become a political priority: Kailash Satyarthi