Disaster Preparedness is an absolutely important part of Sankalp volunteer's life.
Company Quarter Master Havildar Abdul Hamid was a soldier in the 4 Grenadiers, Indian Army, who died in the Khem Karan sector during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1965, and was the posthumous recipient of the Republic of India's highest military decoration, the Param Vir Chakra. The award was announced on 16 September 1965, less than a week after the battle that cost his life.
Swami Vivekanand is a small government aided school in Tyagrajan Nagar near Banshankari BDA complex. This school with 5-6 classroom, handful of teacher and financial constrain still manage to give one of the best eduction to near by slum children with annual fee of Rs. 20. The dedication of teachers a sole reason behind the quality education which the children are receiving.
The following are the various projects undertaken by Sankalp under Project Tiranga.
After the clumsy decision over Bhopal Gas Tragedy, in the past few days, newspapers and news channels have asked a question- "has the system failed us?" After writing yesterday's article, I woke up in the middle of the night, and a question disturbed me- 'who' is this 'system'? To find answers to it, I peeped into this chronology of events.
Dec 2, 1984, the Union Carbide pesticide plant in Bhopal leaked poisonous methyl isocyanate gas and killed 15,274 helpless men, women and children. Lakhs more were permanently maimed. Bhopal was, and remains, the world’s worst chemical industry disaster ever witnessed by mankind.
Just the beginning of another usual weekday. Most people are still counting down the days towards the weekend and others are going on without any difference in their lives. But for a small group of people, 23rd March, the tuesday held a special meaning.
I was recently watching an interview of Aamir Khan on Aaj Tak. The journalist interviewing him was asking him ridiculous questions like which actresses you want to work with, etc; pouring much unnecessary masala into it. Aamir Khan was giving well thought answers- that made sense. There was a clear distinction between the intellectual levels of Aamir Khan and this journalist, who was making a mockery out of himself. I asked myself- “Is this the state of Indian media today, or am I a part of the minority that hates such things on television?
What exactly is Republic Day?
Why Republic Day?
What is it about the word called Nation?
Does patriotism make any sense?