Waste management in India

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Waste management is becoming a nightmare in cities across India. With the rapidly growing urbanization and industrialization, this issue is getting out of hand for the authorities. It’s time we act and save our country from turning into a land of garbage. For the first time in its history, India saw nationwide public protests from…

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World Earth Day Celebrations: for our environment

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On the occasion of World Earth Day 2014, Millennium India Education Foundation is organizing inter-school competition at 2 venues in NCR on 22nd April. The venues are Vishwa Bharti, Noida and Mount Abu, Delhi. Around 50 schools will be participating in the competition. The event is supported by Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India.…

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Monday Inspiration: Remya Jose

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This week our Monday inspiration comes through the amazing story of a 14-year old girl who invented a machine that does a little more than just washing. Remya Jose, hailing from Malappuram, Kerala, invented a washing-cum-exercise machine at the mere age of 14. She also won a national award for it. They say “Necessity is…

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5 Apps for students!

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We all know how great smartphones are when it comes to social networking and gaming, but they can also be very helpful in managing your studies, homework and assignments. We have a list of 5 apps that can help not only students, but also educators and parents. 1. myHomework: Great for college as well as…

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Importance of days related to environment

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There is a reason why nature is personified as “mother nature”. It is because of the life-giving and nurturing aspects of nature, similar to a mother. So it is equally important to preserve and maintain our mother nature. Better yet, it is our responsibility. There are many days associated with environment. They have some historical…

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Cyber-bullying in India

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As per the definition given by Cyber Bullying Research Centre, U.S., cyber-bullying or online bullying is willful and repeated harm inflicted through the use of computers, cell phones and other electronic devices. According to a Global Youth Online Behaviour Survey by Microsoft, 53% of children have been bullied online in India, which places it at…

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Youth Power and Climate Change Conference

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Millennium India Education Foundation successfully organized a Youth Power & Climate Change Conference in Mumbai on 21st March, 2014. It was attended by more than 100 students from various colleges. A poster making competition was also held. We have some pics of the event for you.     The event was sponsored by LIC West…

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Monday Inspiration: Will Berman

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Our inspiration for this week is a teen entrepreneur, Will Berman, the founder and maker of Unwashed Denim. What’s surprising is that all his products are handmade from start to finish by Berman himself, who’s still in high school. He started Unwashed Denim when he was 15. What began as a passion for raw denim…

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5 Tips to be a better listener!

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When people speak, do you listen? How much of what’s communicated do you grasp? Here are some tips that will help you hone your listening skills. 1. Maintain proper body language: Your body language reveals your interest or disinterest in a story. When actively listening to someone, lean slightly forward and make eye contact. A…

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Teaching through storytelling!

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Storytelling has been around as long as humankind. It is one of the most effective ways to communicate an important truth to another person. Stories remain in our memory longer than facts and figures.┬áStories create magic and a sense of wonder at the world. Stories teach us about life, about ourselves and about others. Thus,…

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