Author: Megha Elza John

The sustenance of a human being relies on several factors and food is one among them. The Constitution makes the Right to Food a guaranteed fundamental right to each one of its citizens but isn’t it high time this fundamental right is amended and modified according to the urgency of the situation? The safety of the food we intake is an important health, social and economic issue. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), an estimate of 2.2 people are killed annually due to food and water borne diseases out of which 1.9 million of them are children. The Prevention…

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The recent demise of famous celebrities like Puneet Rajkumar and Sidharth Shukla at the age of 46 and 40 respectively came as a shock to the film fraternity and the fandom. Even more appalling was the fact that both of these phenomenal actors were reported dead due to cardiac arrests. Cases of cardiac arrests in youth were there from the beginning but are on a rising curve lately, claiming lives of many in their 40s, 30s and even 20s. This alarming statistic calls for an immediate attention on finding out what are reasons that cause this in the youth of…

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The World Health Organization (WHO) defines reproductive health as a state of physical, mental and social well being of everything related to the reproductive system and its functions in a person. It does not imply the mere absence of illness or a disease of the system but the right and ability to have a safe, secure and satisfying sex life and also the capability to reproduce, the freedom to decide when and how often. When it comes to reproductive rights of women, our autonomy and agency has been subjected to backlash in accordance with the rulings of the state, system…

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Can you briefly explain what bridge courses are for our audience? A lot of transformations are happening in the education sector across the world. The services sector is creating a lot of employment opportunities. To be precise, 68 percent of the employment opportunities are getting created in the services sector when compared to the agriculture and industrious sector. In terms of education, knowledge, attitude and skills are the most important factors. Unfortunately, students are acquiring only knowledge from their campus, no appropriate aptitude and skills. This results in a huge skill gap between the available skills and acquired skills. This skill…

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By giving them the required background information about the subjects that will be addressed in their new courses, bridge courses enable students to successfully transition into their new academic programmes. Additionally, bridge courses can assist students in acquiring the knowledge and skills necessary for success in their new academic programmes. The purpose of bridge courses is to aid students in moving across academic levels. From high school to college or from college to university, they might be used. At the same institution, bridge courses can also be taken to transition between programmes. A student who wishes to switch majors, for…

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Has there ever been a situation in your life where you thought of changing your present career? Or else, have you felt the need to incorporate some other things to your career that you have newly found interest in? People decide to change careers for a variety of reasons. Your goals and values may have changed, you would have found new interests, you would be looking for a better pay or the pandemic would have made you realize the importance of having a work-life balance. But before you decide to take a step forward, it is very important that you…

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Political attitudes of its citizens are of crucial importance for a democratic country like India. At these trying times, when the rightful life of an individual as promised by the Constitution of India goes neglected, it is essential that the prospective generations have enough awareness about what’s happening in the country and learn to scrutinize and critique the decisions of the government if it does not add to the progress of our community.  India’s 1.3 billion people makes it the second populous country. But with an average of 29 years, it also has one of the youngest populations globally. This…

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Central Universities in India are public universities that are established by an Act of Parliament and are controlled by the Department of Higher Education. These universities are recognized by the University Grants Commision (UGC) and are regulated by their rules. Every year, central universities conduct a common entrance test (CUCET) to select the eligible candidates and admit them to various central universities across India. The competition is high and tough since almost an average of 1.5 lakh applications are processed each year. Central universities, state universities, deemed universities and affiliated colleges are known to be primary sources of higher education…

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There are many ways to decide success in life and every individual has their own unique way of assessing and executing their set of dreams. This is a complex process and it does require each person to be passionate about what they do. But passion’s not enough. There are other elements that you need to achieve success in your career. Passion, along with these factors would only fetch you prosperity and contentment in your professional life. Purposeful career is one of the most important factors of your professional life. You need to make sure that there is a reason for…

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How would you describe your entrepreneurial journey? One word to describe it would be definitely enriching. I am sure all entrepreneurs, whether successful or not, would say that if they were to go back, they will still take that leap primarily because most entrepreneurial journeys really push you out of your comfort zones and that is where growth happens. You really grow as a person and that has been my journey as well. The decisions have been difficult. Difficult, in the sense that these are not paths that have already been charted out. You have to draw your canvas, make…

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