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Google Doodle celebrates World Earth Day with interactive slideshow

On the occasion of World Earth Day, Google Doodle celebrated the day with an interactive slideshow that explains six organisms and their earthly superlative. The doodle showcases the six organisms which have unique qualities like being tallest, smallest, oldest, and more. “The last thing I wanted to do was feature animals based on their cuteness or how they might appeal in some way to my mammalian sensibilities. We tried to […]

Do not make emotion your identity

Every time we say our feelings are because of situations or people, we are blaming them for our state of mind. Discipline people and get work done but without fluctuating your state of mind, which means work needs to be done but our happiness is not dependent on it. Each one of us is responsible for our feelings. People are not responsible for how we feel and we are not […]

NASA astronaut to set record for longest spaceflight by a woman

NASA astronaut Christina Koch is going to have her mission on the International Space Station (ISS) extended to 328 days, which would set a record for the longest single spaceflight by a woman, the US space agency said. NASA and its ISS partners have set a new schedule and new crew assignments that will include the first flight of NASA astronaut Jessica Meir and an extended stay for NASA astronaut […]

TikTok ban: Govt asks Google, Apple to remove app from Play Store and App Store respectively

An interim order from the Madras High Court directing the govt to ban TikTok in India has come into effect. It’s being reported that Apple and Google have been asked to remove the app from the App Store and Play Store respectively. TikTok is an immensely popular video sharing app that boasts of about 0.5 billion users, over 119 million of whom are in India. The bulk of these users […]

India World Cup Team 2019 Announced

India announced their 15-man squad for the ICC World Cup 2019, to be played in the UK from May 30, 2019. Virat Kohli will lead the squad, which was announced in Mumbai on Monday. While there were no major surprises in the 15, the inclusion of Dinesh Karthik was the notable factor and Rishabh Pant was the surprise exclusion. The announcement had been awaited with great anticipation, especially since the […]

Focusing on the ultimate goal

There was a frog which was living in a well. It had never gone out of that well. So, he thought the whole world was his own little well. One day, another frog from the sea accidently fell into that well. So, the frog in the well asked the other frog, “Who are you? Where from have you come?” The sea frog said, “I am from the sea!” The well […]

Wealth and position are transient by nature

Children, everyone knows about the widespread corruption and injustice prevalent in today’s society. We are updated almost daily regarding this never-ending story via the news. Sadly, many of us are enslaved to the illusion that wealth and position are the greatest things in life and that, through them, we will have happiness and peace. Never forget that wealth and position are transient by nature. Moreover, nothing gained through adharma can […]

What is life about?

Life is not about proving anyone wrong Life is about proving yourself right Life is not about competing against others But life is about competing against yourself To make sure you are better than your previous self Better than you were yesterday To make sure you are growing every day Developing, learning experiencing Life is not about being perfect It is about being happy Not all the time But every […]

Facing a situation

We use the phrase ‘let’s face it’ when we state a fact or comment about something which we think the person may find unpleasant or is unwilling to admit. Thus by saying ‘face the situation’, we have already tagged the situation as negative, unpleasant or bad. This triggers two kinds of reactions based on the personality of the person: 1. For some, it triggers their attack mode where they get […]