Author: Shreya Jachak

My thoughts have a subtle way of articulating into a piece of art. I procrastinate... need I tell more? One part of me craves poems and stories. Classics over everything. The other one would be ready to jump off a clif. Watch crimes and thrillers. I play a Puneri Dhol (Hawwww!) Basically an ambivert. An aspiring journalist.

Learning is a constant process and an essential part of life, and we almost cease to live when the growth stops. A human must have the right to partake in education, be it formal classroom learning or experiential learning at any point in life. “Learn continually – there is always ‘one more thing’ to learn” – Steve Jobs. When we talk about education, we always associate it with educating adolescents and young people, although adults are entitled to an education. In 1978, Adult education was included in the education policy. The NEP 2020 has extended the idea of Adult education…

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The law enforcers have neglected the moral enforcers that go against the constitutional boundaries to inflict their superiority. The rising graph of lynchings motivates the communities to inflict torture and deem it as justice. What is lynching lynching, a form of violence in which a mob executes a presumed offender, under the pretext of administering justice without trial, often after inflicting torture and corporal mutilation. The term lynch law refers to a self-constituted court that imposes a sentence on a person without due process of law. The victims of these lynchings were killed for ‘mere’ forwarded posts on social media.…

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On 6 September 2018, India abolished article 377 of the Indian Constitution that had made homosexuality a criminal offence in India. Two years later, what is India’s stance on accepting the LGBTQ+ community? “I appeal to all governments and societies to promote the values of tolerance and respect for diversity, and to build a world where no one has to be afraid because of their sexual orientation and gender identity.” – UN Secretary-General António Guterres On 25 October Monday, the union government told the Delhi high court that decriminalising sexuality has nothing to do with same-sex marriage, and a valid…

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Mental health issues have existed for centuries, but they are never considered a usual disorder. What causes all of it? Are those people mad? Such doubts are still being raised. Are we supposed to blame this brain entirely? Saying that it is dysfunctional, or are we the ones unconsciously contributing to all these problems? Here, we take a look at these wonder-blunders. Google Diagnosis When our heart beats fast, we are sweating, hands trembling, eyes blacking out. The first thing anyone might do after gaining consciousness is google: What just happened to me? Google gives us the worst possible cases,…

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Why educational institutions fail to discard the queer prejudice? The queers have been fighting for their rights since the 19th Century. Various NGOs and LGBTQ allies have been making people aware of this neglected section of society. It was a long struggle until people knew that the LBTQ community existed, and now it’s a long way until society includes the community and accepts them. Tragically, educational places that should be imparting knowledge are themselves going through social prejudice. The students who are trained to become doctors and save the lives of people are taught homophobia. The textbooks were supposed to…

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On 24th June, Prime minister Narendra Modi addressed the participants of the Toycathon. He urged everyone to focus on the toy industry. Amidst the mission to go Vocal for Local, the potential of the toy industry, which had been stagnant for years, has come to light. The Toy industry can bring growth to the neediest segment of India. “The creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect but by the play instinct.” -Carl Jung. Toycathon 2021 was a competition jointly launched by the Ministry of Education, WCD Ministry, MSME Ministry, DPIIT, Textile Ministry, I&B Ministry, and AICTE on…

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The tensions between Hindus and Muslims have gone on forever, and there is no point in asking when these riots will end. Several news agencies even reported it as ‘Fresh’ communal violence as though it is a habit—nothing new in people killing each other based on their communities. For several years, politicians and other beneficiaries have used the communities by using divide and rule policies. Now, there is no saying as to what might pit these two religions against each other. Sometimes, the problems are severe, but they are often small things like jewellery ads promoting communal harmony and exaggerated…

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We never imagined how animated cartoons could shape young minds. Children watch animated cartoons since childhood. His first step is to get acquainted with the world of cartoons or TV. Children at this age learn their values from their performance. In such a case, children need to see the right content that provides valuable knowledge. Kids have been watching cartoons for ages. How does that impact the minds of toddlers and adolescents is an unexplored area?Big production houses like Pixar and Disney have gone a long way in the study of their impact. They make movies that have a significant…

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No matter how much the men of patriarchal society trying to put women into a category of cranky women, senseless or foolish, that does not affect the spirits of women; they have certainly reached great heights. They seek validation from no one. They no longer ask for their rights; they take charge to make it happen. “The history of men’s opposition to women’s emancipation is more interesting perhaps than the story of that emancipation itself.” Virginia Woolf All the older women in society are considered the guardians of ancient traditions and norms. The sole bearer of tolerance to whatever may…

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From riding remote control cars on the playground to driving them on the streets. Gen Z witnessed a rapid growth of the automobile industry. Electric cars are taking over the automobile industry. Global sales of EV increased by 39%, where the total sales to vehicles declined by 14% in FY 2021. While the sales in India have more than tripled to 1.18 lakhs in the first half of FY22. Electric cars are the future. The future of the automobile industry is Electric cars. Every graph of EV car sales is predicted to have a straight line upwards. From well-established manufacturers…

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