“A man was forcing his way through a thick forest beset with thorns and stones. Suddenly to his great consternation, an elephant appeared and gave chase. He took to his heels through fear, and seeing a well, he ran to hide in it. But to his horror he saw a viper at the bottom of…

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NDRF has shown tremendous improvement in its working while dealing with Phailin cyclone, well done NDRF!


A person once dreamt that he went to Heaven and an angel was showing him around. They walked side-by-side inside a large workroom filled with angels. The angel guide stopped in front of the first section and said, ‘This Is the Receiving Section. Here, all petitions to GOD said in prayer are Received.’ He looked…

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“To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; to leave the world a little better; whether by a healthy child, a garden patch…

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George Bernard Shaw

Born: July 26, 1856 in Dublin, Ireland Died: November 02, 1950 Gender: Male Know More:George Bernard Shaw Genre: Literature & Fiction, Theater George Bernard Shaw was an Irish playwright and a co-founder of the London School of Economics. Although his first profitable writing was music and literary criticism, in which capacity he wrote many highly…

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Vipassana: Meditation on reality

Vipassana is a way of self-transformation through self-observation. The ?Vipassana? is a Pali word. It simply means seeing realistically that is to see things as they really are. Vipassana is one of India’s most ancient techniques of meditation. It was rediscovered by Gautama Buddha more than 2500 years ago. Vipassana is taught as a path,…

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Mark Twain

Born: November 30, 1835 in Florida, Missouri, The United States Died: April 21, 1910 Gender: Male Know More:Mark Twain Genre: Literature & Fiction, Short Stories, Biographies & Memoirs Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humorist. He is noted for his novels Adventures of Huckleberry Finn…

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