Monday Inspiration: Helen Keller

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Our inspiration for this week is the story of Helen Keller, the first deaf-blind person to earn a bachelor of arts degree. Born Helen Adams Keller on June 27, 1880, she was an American author, political activist and lecturer. In 1882, she fell ill and was struck blind, deaf and mute. 1887 onwards, Keller’s teacher…

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5 Fun TV shows for kids!

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1. Art Attack:¬†Art Attack is a British children’s television series revolving around art hosted by Lloyd Warbey on Disney Junior. 2. MAD: Rob, the favourite anchor of kids’ TV, takes you on a fun-filled, interactive, creative journey, transforming ordinary materials into stimulating works of art. 3. Good luck Charlie: Good Luck Charlie is about a…

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Last day for you to see Koshur Fusion!

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Dear readers and art lovers, As we’ve been saying this week, the art exhibition Koshur Fusion has been on for free viewing in Delhi. Today is the last day for open viewing, and we invite you to spend your evening amongst the beauty that the various artists have created. Dr. Kakroo, director MIEF already announced…

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Indian Television: Good or bad?

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With the increasing use of internet and social networking sites, television industry is dying (okay maybe not dying but s-l-o-w-l-y becoming less popular), especially as far as the (urban) youth is concerned. Gone are the days of daily soaps on Indian TV with the same concepts. Because of this, producers are now desperate to gather…

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Popularizing art amongst the youth

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“Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time” – Thomas Merton. In this tech-savvy generation, art is losing its glare gradually, especially among the youth. Art is not just of cultural and heritage importance, but also very important in developing the creativity and imagination of a person. So, popularizing art…

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Monday inspiration: Le Corbusier’s Work

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Born Charles-Edouard Jeanneret-Gris and better known as Le Corbusier, he was an architect, designer, urban planner, painter and a writer. With a career spanning five decades, he constructed buildings throughout Europe, America and India. He’s known as one of the pioneers of the ‘modern architecture’. His work was mostly dedicated to providing better living conditions…

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5 tips to raise your kids as confident adults

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Confidence is a very important part of a good personality. We have some tips for you which will help you build confidence in your children. 1. Praise their efforts when they fail: Don’t let them get demotivated by a failure. Praise their efforts and help them work harder the next time. 2. Provide constructive feedback:…

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Kashmiri Artists’ exhibition

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While usually Thursdays are reserved for talking about our past projects, the first day of spring, today, represents a special time :). We’re excited to invite you all to view an extravaganza of art and culture put together by various artists. As stated earlier, Millennium India Education Foundation is organizing a Kashmiri Artists’ Exhibition in…

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Preventable diseases Indian children suffer from

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According to a study published in The Lancet, in the year 2010, 16.8 lakh children died in India below the age of five years, due to infectious but preventable diseases. More than half of them could not complete the first month of their life. Pneumonia was the leading killer with causing 28.6% of the deaths,…

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Dying languages in India

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India is one of the most linguistically-diverse countries in the world. However, with the passage of time, a lot of languages have lost their prevalence in our society. A language that is at a risk of falling out of use, usually because it has few surviving speakers, is called an endangered language. If it loses…

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