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Unseen, Unloved and Unheard
20. August 2019 at 09:06
by Safiullah Shaikh
Transgender community are no alien creatures to this world yet the fact that no one wants to talk about them cannot be let alone. They are deemed as an intruder to this world and their peculiarity is still even and prevailing. Their unacceptability has posed a question mark on humanity. The time has come to phase out these stereotypical scrutiny, open arms for them and make the world a better place to live in.

I certainly long that there must be a choice to a children to pick the sexual orientation he/she wants to be before their introduction to the world, a male, a female or the one that we don't more often than not discuss, the one that comes thoroughly out of the spectrum or we can say nobody desires to be because of what a transgender goes through. In any case, the truth portrays an altogether extraordinary picture since it's not we who get the opportunity to choose our gender, even while counting on choices of sexual orientation I didn't take the trans as an option since one rather beyond words wouldn't think about it as a decision, bearing this in mind, a question that frantically should be in light is consider the possibility that a child is by birth a trans, since he was not the one to choose what he is, so f...

The United States and her gun laws
20. August 2019 at 09:04
by Dickson Eyinmosan Jnr.
Barely thirteen hours later, just like a scary action thriller, there was a second shooter at Dayton, Ohio who opened fire killing nine persons with several injuries as mark on other victims. Indeed, both the city of El Paso and Dayton not only mourn their losses, they buried their loved ones in pain and grief as Millions of Americans joined voices together in calling for a strident gun laws.

Jordan and Andre Anchondo were shopping for school supplies at the Wal-Mart stores on Saturday August 3rd In El Paso, Texas, when suddenly the gunfire started sporadically. Jordan immediately shielded her two month old son from the hail of bullets, while her Husband Andre quickly jumped in front of her. Their infant son survived but the couple who recently celebrated their one year wedding anniversary was among the twenty two person’s killed in the deadly shootings that occurred in the city of El Paso. Terrible as it seems, one thing is certain and that is the painful memory that will linger-on in the heart of their now orphan son who will grow up and remember the terrible mass shootings that killed his parents as a result of reckless gun laws.

Barely thirteen hours later, just like a scary action thriller, there...

Do this when you feel sleepy at work
16. August 2019 at 09:03
by Mohit Bansal Chandigarh
Everyone gets sleepy while working once in a while. Although it’s not that big of an issue, it can land you in trouble at work if a senior or even worse, the Boss catches you. In today’s busy and competitive world, we need to be the best version of ourselves and that can only happen when we are wide awake and active. This means that staying attentive while working is very very important.

Most people struggle with staying awake and attentive at work and start relying on energy drinks. What they don’t know is that energy drinks can have a really harmful effect on their health. Trust me, I’ve gone through a similar phase in my life where I was addicted to work and started relying a lot on those miraculous yet dangerous beverages. Now I know I shouldn’t have done that and that there are a lot of natural ways to stay attentive and active while working.

I decided I wanted to change my life and I figured out these ways with the help of my friend. I observed, tested, and noted down the ways that work the best for me and I would like to share them with you all. I know there are people out there who struggle with a similar thing and I’m here to help them. So, let’s get started without any further unnecessary del...

The Shataranji of Rangpur
16. August 2019 at 09:00
by Md. Imroz Shahriar Shaik
The main ingredient to produce Shataranji is the thread from Jute. Shataranjis are used for various purposes, such as, as wall mat, jaynamaj or simply carpet. As for design, there comes face of women, animals, shepherd, women with pitcher, boats, natural scenarios and many more. Sometimes the design is done according to the wish of the buyer.
The Shataranji (Checkered Carpet) of Rangpur is a traditional weaving artistry. Once, even to the emperors, it had special honor. The court of Mughal emperor Akbar used to be enlightened by Shataranjis. It had a use in the feast-seat of Jamindars. Along with the waterways, it was used to be exported to many countries. But time had passed with its own flow. With that flow this artistry was about to be lost even from Rangpur.

Recently this artistry has revived with its full vigor. Again, the Shataranji of Rangpur is being exported to many countries of Europe, North America etc. nowadays. Shataranjis are special type of checkered carpet. The word has come from Farsi “Shataranj”. Shataranj is the chess board. The design of Shataranji has a similarity with the chess board. So the name has taken from that word.

The weaving artistry of S...

Life lessons with the help of some quotes by the 14th Dalai Lama
15. August 2019 at 18:47
by Kunal Bansal Chandigarh
The 14th Dalai Lama is one of the most famous personalities today and for all the good reasons. Not only is he famous, but he is also one of the most inspirational people as well. The things he says can prove to be life lessons for a lot of people. After all, he’s influenced by great and inspirational personalities such as Gautama Buddha and Mahatma Gandhi.
Same as Gautama Buddha and Mahatma Gandhi, the 14th Dalai Lama is highly quotable. His quotes can teach us a lot about life and ourselves. They can help us in developing our personality, character, and way of thinking. So, here are some quotes by the 14th Dalai Lama that sure are life lessons for us:

“Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible”
Kindness is something that’s a virtue and must be the first thing a person learns. This should happen so a person remains kind even in heated up moments. Kindness is a beautiful gift you can give to anyone and this gift can resolve the ugliest of disputes. So, we must learn how to be kind whenever possible. And the great Dalai Lama says, it is always possible.

“Remember that sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck”
If you want something with all your heart an...

The "Us versus Them" Nightmare
11. August 2019 at 09:00
by Isiaka A Kromah
The human mind has a tendency to categorize people into social groups. And often these social groups can create an “Us vs. Them” mentality toward people who may be different than us in some ways, whether it’s race, gender, age, nationality, culture, religion, or socioeconomic status.It is about time that we as people hold together if we want to forge ahead as a Nation , We will have to work together to achieve the common good for us all.
In a country such as ours(Liberia) our progress has been stagnated due to this mentality we all have developed as people .This Mentality has and will continue to be a major obstacle to our development and progress as people . This Mentality of The Congo and Native , The Citizen and Non citizen, The literate and The illiterate , The Powerful and the powerless , The ruling and the opposition, The Leaders and the masses .This Mentality has brought more harms than Good .

The notion of We are the original owners and they are just foreigner is not a modern ideology .It started before Independence in 1847 . Numerous battles were fought between the Settler and the native ,because certain group of people behaved more superior to the other ,bringing us back to the ‘’Us versus Them ‘’scenarios .Numerous battles were fought to show certain people...

Too much of anything is bad
09. August 2019 at 09:00
by Mohit Bansal Chandigarh
I wasn’t always the happy man I am today. There have been a lot of tragic incidents in my life and I’m not hesitant to share them with people. I was born into a poor family in Chandigarh. My mother was a housewife and my father worked in a medical store. Times were so bad that the monthly income of my whole family was hardly $75.
I was frequently bullied and picked on because of the harsh financial state of my family. I felt like there was nothing good in my life and I wanted to make major changes very fast. I decided to pay full attention to my studies as I wanted to become capable enough to support my family. Well, I guess life doesn’t let you live that easily. When I was 13 years old, my mother left me and my father alone.

Soon after that, my father fell ill and my academic performance started to decline. I started staying at home all the time for taking care of my father. I still remember how sad I used to get and how much I cried while sitting in a dark empty corner. After that, I started living with my uncle who was a very strict man. Sometimes, he would even beat me up for no reason. And he was drunk during all of the beating sessions. He didn’t have a f...

Some quotes by Mahatma Gandhi that can teach us a lot
08. August 2019 at 09:01
by Mohit Bansal Chandigarh
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was a great freedom fighter and a Lawyer of India and he played a major role in the independence of the country. He wanted to follow the path of ‘non-violence’ in order to get freedom for his country. He is a true role model for everyone and we can all learn a lot from him.
The things he did were great and the things he said were impactful. Indians pay their respects to Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi by calling him Mahatma Gandhi or Gandhiji. Many are inspired by the things he said and I will be sharing some of his most inspiring quotes.

Not only will I be sharing these quotes, but I’ll also explain their meaning. So, here are some quotes by Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi that can teach a lot about life:

“An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind”
Mahatma Gandhi is referring to violence here. If we revert to violent behavior with violence, there’ll be no difference between us and the person who initiated the violence. The same can be said for abusive verbal behavior: if someone disrespects you by saying something offensive and you retaliate in a similar manner, there’ll be no difference betw...

To be like you
08. August 2019 at 09:00
by Jubilee Floren
While wishing to be someone better there is one out there wishing to be like you
I see myself nothing
But I see you wonderful

I see myself very low
And see you very high.
I wish I am you
I wish I am not me.

But, as I went town
Someone wishes to be me
Someone sees me very high
Someone sees me wonderfully.

Someone wishes
To be the person I am right now.
But my wishes is to be like you.


Some more Buddha quotes to rejuvenate you with positivity
07. August 2019 at 09:01
by Mohit Bansal Chandigarh
In addition to one of my previous articles, I decided to explain some more quotes by Buddha that are sure to bring peace to your chaos. Since there are a plethora of quotes out there by Buddha, it’s only fair that we take motivation from a lot of them. After all, it’s Buddha and we know that we can learn a lot from his teachings.

Just like the first seven, even these quotes have helped me a lot in my life by bringing me positivity. So, here are some more quotes by the great Buddha:

“Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth”

No matter how much you lie to yourself or anybody else, the truth will always be the truth. The sun stays hidden in the night and comes out in the day… The moon stays hidden in the day and comes out in the night. In a similar fashion, the truth might stay hidden for a short span of time, but it’ll eventually come out. So, just accept the truth a...

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