LIFE IS NOT FAIR ON ANYBODY – Best Story in Mahabharata

Best Story in Mahabharata

In Mahabharat, Karna asks Lord Krishna – “My mother left me the moment I was born. Is it my fault I was born an illegitimate child? I did not get the education from Dhronacharya because I was considered a non-Kshatriya. Parshu-Raam taught me but then gave me the curse to forget everything since I was a Kshatriya. A cow was accidentally hit by my arrow & its owner cursed me for no fault of mine. I was disgraced in Draupadi’s swayamvar. Even Kunti finally told me the truth only to…

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Defying all odds, autorickshaw driver’s son Ansar Ahmad Shaikh cracks UPSC

ansar ahmad shaikh

Defying all odds, including religious discrimination that forced him to adopt a Hindu identity, a 21-year old Muslim boy from Maharashtra has cracked the prestigious UPSC examinations, the results of which were announced on Tuesday. Since the results came out, the candidate, Ansar Ahmad Shaikh, son of an autorickshaw driver and brother of a garage hand, has been besieged with calls and visits from well-wishers, friends, relatives, media-persons and even strangers. He hails from the Shelgaon village in Jalna district in the heart of drought-hit Marathwada region and considers the…

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This IIM Calcutta alumna runs a school in her village and has educated over 1,000 children for free

pooja mishra founder of Gurukul Public School

“It is much easier to concentrate on cities, which are touted as the growth engines of tomorrow’s India,” opines Pooja Mishra, a 36-year-old Indian Institute of Management Calcutta alumna and the founder of Gurukul Public School, a charitable English-medium school providing free education to rural underprivileged children. She continues, “So what does it lead to? It leads to the government’s primary and secondary schools serving more as day care centers providing low-quality meals during the day.  And they only have one or two caretakers to look after the children who…

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