How to develop self discipline: Lessons from young Indian athletes at Rio

In a country where official apathy towards sports-persons has sparked an outcry (at least on social media), the efforts of PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik and Dipa Karmakar have been lauded by one and all. Each of these gifted athletes has one thing in common – a dogged sense of self-discipline. Their passion has fueled their
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Image Source On 28 March 2016, the President of India Pranab Mukherjee bestowed Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award in the Republic of of India upon Haldhar Nag. Born on 31 March, 1950 in a poor family of Ghess village, situated in Bargarh District, Odisha, Haldhar Nag had no formal schooling. The demise of his father
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Today as the world celebrates Woman’s Day, here is a tribute to the 16 women laureates of the Nobel Peace Prize from 1905 -t0 2015, to commemorate their contribution towards humanity and peace. Life was not exactly a bed of roses for most of them, some of them were even looked down upon in their own country but
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By Somali K Chakrabarti As India prepares to celebrate its 69th Republic Day on 26th January to mark the day when the Constitution of India came into effect, the nation is set to welcome 10 ASEAN leaders. For the first time in the history of the Republic Day celebrations, ASEAN leaders from Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore,
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By Somali K Chakrabarti What lures young people into terrorism? Can anything be done to prevent people from indulging in violence? Is it ever possible to establish peace in society? I am sure, such questions must have risen an umpteen number of times in your mind whenever you would have heard or read about violent terrorist attacks.
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By Bhudeb Chakrabarti   India, in the 19th century, witnessed the peak of Britain’s colonial era, with the administration of the country shifting from the East India Company to the British Empire in the mid-19th century. This was also the period in which the many reform movements were initiated in an attempt to clear the web
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