Bihar’s broken education system has highest school dropout rate in India Indian state Bihar has a dropout rate of about 70% between grade 1 and grade 10. Isn’t it a surprising figure? The younger population of this North Indian state is growing up without getting a good quality education. Only 35.57% of the young population in the state is getting enrolled in colleges and universities. At present, there are 22 universities that are jointly offing 744 colleges. Only 7 colleges are there for 1 lakh population while the national average…Read More
STATUE OF UNITY: THE TALE OF 3,001 CRORE BIRTHDAY GIFT
STATUE OF UNITY WILL BE TWICE THE HEIGHT OF STATUE OF LIBERTY Built on the memory of the iron man of India Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the Statue of Unity, the tallest statue in the world, will be inaugurated by the Prime Minister on October 31st, 2018. So to increase the connectivity to the island, a 250-meter long bridge has been built by the Government of Gujarat. Flowers will be grown across the 230-hectare area look like a valley of flowers. The Statue of Unity was made 237.35 metres above sea…Read More
DID LORD BUDDHA MEDITATE AT GOLDEN TEMPLE?
Golden Temple, Sri Harmandir Sahib (The abode of God), is considered as the most celebrated shrine of the Sikh religion. Guru Arjan, the fifth Sikh Guru, designed and developed the place of sublime peacefulness. He then installed Adi Granth, the holy scripture of Sikhism, inside it. Even though Guru Arjan initiated the construction of Gurdwara, its foundation stone of this Gurdwara was laid by Muslim saint Mian Mir on 28 December 1588. It took 16 years to be completed. Over a lakh people, regardless of religious distinctions, visit this beautiful…Read More
AGRA’S RISING POLLUTION IS THREATENING TO DISCOLOR SHAH JAHAN’S MASTERPIECE
The Mughal Emperor who built white marble mausoleum on the south bank of the Yamuna River wanted to build a second mausoleum in black color. It is believed by some people. But as per a great number of Historians, the plan to construct a Black Taj Mahal was a myth. Instead, Shah Jahan wanted to build a Moonlight Garden there. However, the 561 feet long 17th-century building is carrying India’s rich history. Black Taj Mahal was a myth, but a Green Taj Mahal could be expected after 500 years of…Read More
WEST BENGAL, KARNATAKA ARE MOST CITY-STARVED STATES IN INDIA
Kolkata, India’s former capital and oldest operating port, is located on the east bank of the Hooghly River. The city of joy which was formerly known as Calcutta is the third most populated city, with 15.3 million people, in India. It was the most populated city in the country till 1971. Obviously, it is the largest city of West Bengal in terms of population and area covered. Do you know the second largest city in West Bengal or Karnataka? No problem if you don’t know because the fault is not…Read More
UNFOLDING THE PAIN AND SUFFERING OF BENGAL PARTITION
If the Muslims who stayed on in West Bengal after partition was distraught on the one hand, then the upper-class Hindu majority population coming from Bangladesh after the partition of India and Pakistan equally faced the pain, agony, and bitterness of displacement. The boundary demarcation line between India and Pakistan was known as the Radcliffe line, which officially divided India into two separate nations (India and Pakistan). Till date, the event of the partition of India is considered to be one of the saddest events in the history of this…Read More
THE PARTITION OF INDIA COST MURDER, RAPE, SHATTERED FAMILIES
The partition of India in 1947 triggered riots, which lead to murders, rape and shattered families on both sides of the border. A colossal wave of migration and mass causalities resulted during the partition. Millions of Muslims moved to Pakistan to what they hoped would be the safer territory. Hindus and Sikhs from Pakistan moved in the direction of India with a better life. Both the newly formed nation faced complex issues and problems were rehabilitating and accommodating post-partition refugees. The communal tension generated further movement when the two nations…Read More
Why is the advancement of time beneficial for India’s economic growth?
Binary time zones can accelerate India’s economic growth is a widely discussed topic, but do we know its actual consequences? India have a single time-zone, and we all know this fact. But not all of us are familiar about the effects of single and multiple time-zones. Let’s have a little discussion on the consequences. Our eastern and western borders are more than 2,000 km apart. Only one time-zone is not enough for a 1.3 billion country; we need multiple. We need a separate time zone for the eastern part of…Read More