Education & Career

Education & Career

How to Begin Wildlife Photography?

Reading Time: 2 minutesDo you love photography and want to be a pro in this field? We introduce a regular column, from this Sunday, by our Photo Guru, an ardent wildlife photography enthusiast, Dr. Ajay, who lives in Bahrain. He gives relevant guidelines for beginners and showcases four photographs with technical details, exclusively in Different Truths. I wonder […]

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What Motivates You in the Workplace?

Reading Time: 3 minutesBangalore-based HR professional tells us the secrets of motivations at the workplace, in the regular column, exclusively in Different Truths. One of the biggest asset you can own is the ability to motivate yourself to get up in the morning and do what you do well. The reason why I write about this is because […]

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Shall our Children Inherit a Future Replete with Shame, Molestation, Rape, and Murder?

Reading Time: 3 minutesEditor-in-Chief, Arindam, anguishes about the unsafe and insecure future that our children would inherit if we do not wake up to the growing crimes against children. He introduces the Special Feature, wherein Ratan Mani Lal and Vedatrayee Dutta take a hard look at this menace. He sees light in Tapati Sinha’s piece on Shantiniketan. Read […]

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Difficult Time for Those Having a School-going Child

Reading Time: 4 minutesSeveral studies and reports have indicated that children are prone to exploitation even within homes, and most of the cases of molestation are perpetrated by someone the victims have known closely. It indicates a dangerous trend related to children’s safety. There has been growing incidence of crime against children in the National Capital Region (NCR). […]

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Red Alert: Future is Dead!

Reading Time: 4 minutesThe recent shameful cases of an International school in Gurgaon where a seven-year-old boy was brutally murdered in the toilet of the school, a famous school in Delhi where a small girl was raped by the school staff and the slapping case of a school in Noida, are skid marks in the criminal history of […]

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Our Shantiniketan: Where the World Meets in a Single Nest – II

Reading Time: 4 minutesEducation was treated as a matter of individual concern and not a method of mass production, as of today. The ancient Indian education was not merely theoretical but was related to the realities of life. The modern concept of ‘learning by doing’ as understood in the West today was the very core and essence of […]

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Integrity: An Asset you Must Develop

Reading Time: 4 minutesBangalore-based HR professional, Preeyan, tells us about the importance of integrity, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. Integrity is a word that means much more than the meaning given in the dictionary. Of every quality that a person may develop in trying to achieve his ambitions, integrity holds the key to this success. […]

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Shantiniketan: Tagore set a School Amidst Nature, Unfettered the Young Minds – I

Reading Time: 6 minutesRabindranath was unhappy with the British schooling system of sitting enclosed within four walls of high raised solid buildings. It was a feeling of suffocation he experienced, when the cold brick walls, he felt, were trying to strangulate a child’s mind like cold grips of death. Being detached from nature was a great torment for […]

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Teachers Play an Important Role in our Lives and Shape our Careers

Reading Time: 3 minutesTeaching is a professional career. It is not demeaning to be a teacher. It should be a planned wise move. Teaching has to be an informed decision that one needs to take, opines Preeyan, paying tribute to the teachers, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. This week we celebrated Teachers’ Day. And I […]

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In Reverence

Reading Time: 6 minutesगुरुर्ब्रह्मा गुरुर्विष्णुर्गुरुर्देवो महेश्वरः । गुरुरेव परं ब्रह्म तस्मै श्रीगुरवे नमः ॥१॥ Gurur-Brahmaa Gurur-Vissnnur-Gururdevo Maheshvarah | Gurureva Param Brahma Tasmai Shrii-Gurave Namah ||1|| Here’s an inspiring tribute to all teachers by Shernaz, as part of the special feature. She talks about exemplary teachers, from a child to those who dedicated their lives, while on jobs or post retirement. A Different Truths exclusive. Come September and […]

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