Archive April 2019

Our role models…our heroes!

I read an interesting article about a nonagenarian; Karthiyani Amma, who received a merit certificate for acing her class IV exam in Kerala with 98 percent marks! She was benefitted by the program ‘Aksharalaksham’ organised by Kerala State Literacy Mission. Amma was the oldest candidate who appeared and aced the exam despite of never been to

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INCIDENCE OF SUBSIDIES IN INDIAN AGRICULTURE

    Abstract: Agriculture subsidies are integral part of the farmer’s life in India. It is a government incentive paid to agri-business. Agricultural organization and farmers manage the supply of agriculture commodities and influence the cost and supply of such commodities. This paper focuses on the incidence of subsidies in agriculture growth. Subsidies have a

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EDUCATION AND WOMEN EMPOWERMENT

      Abstract “If you educate a men you educate an individual, however, if you educate a women you educate a whole family. Women empowered means mother India empowered”-“Nehru”.     The subject of empowerment of women has become a burning issue all over the world including India. Strength of the chain is the strength

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IMPACT OF GST ON INDIAN ECONOMY – OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES

    ABSTRACT:  This paper deals with the impact of GST (Goods and Service Tax) on Indian economy. Why there                                          was a need for the alteration in tax system from traditional tax structure to GST model. GST  (Goods and service tax) is a new spin on VAT(Value Added Tax) which provides an extensive setoff     for

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A good teacher can change anyone

  Suraj was a fifth –grader, but his behaviour was so aggressive they placed him in our special- education class. The first day of school, suraj arrived in an agitated and angry state .he hit every child in the class, screaming, ‘get out of my way ’. he then turned his wrath on me with

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ONE PEOPLE, ONE WORLD – WHY IS UNITY SO IMPORTANT?

      If someone said to you, that you could dramatically improve the state of the world (End wars, terrorism, global poverty, political corruption, excessive greed, fix the environmental problems,…) by doing one of the simplest of things, would you do it? It wouldn’t cost you anything. You’d have absolutely nothing to lose by

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 Social Justice And Humanism

  There is some disagreement as to whether “we” as humanists ought to take stands regarding social justice, as a group, with some vocal opponents correctly pointing out that atheism provides no basis for making moral judgments. Indeed, even humanism provides no one, solid, scientific basis for making moral judgments. It is among the many

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