Author: uriindia

Religion and Ecology: Can They Facilitate Each Other?

By Tavishi Sharma “My heart is moved by all I cannot save so much has been destroyed I have to cast my lot with those who age after age, perversely, with no extraordinary power, reconstitute the world.” ~ Adrienne Rich The 21st century has been the advent of technology taking over our lives and the…
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World Environment Day

By Gracy Singh The World Environment Day which is celebrated every year on June 5, marks the commitment of humanity to protect the environment. It is an internationally recognized day which aims at educating people on environmental issues and their responsibility towards mother nature. More than 143 countries become a part of this celebration and…
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Whales- The New Environmentalists?

By: Sona Sharma, Jindal School of International Affairs For as broad as a concept environment is, it surely seeks a lot of requirement for protection and improvement in the quality of natural or manmade surroundings. Unfortunately, few scientists and scholars have now started to believe that there is not much that we can do to…
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Festival of Breaking the Fast

~Sona Sharma May the magic of this Eid bring lots of happiness in your life.May you celebrate it with all your close friends & may it fill your heart with wonders. In the month of Ramadan, Muslims fast from sunrise to sunset across the world to pay respect to the month during which the Quran…
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Ramzan During Covid-19

~ Arkopriya Pal With Eid-ul-Fitr, falling on 23-24th of May, Ramzan, the holy month of fasting, was being observed by Muslims all over the world, though alongside the challenges of the global health and economic crisis caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. Worldwide, from Mecca to New York, government officials and Muslim scholars and leaders had…
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Ramadan Amid Lockdown

~Siya Bindal Ramadan is the most hallowed month of the year in Islamic culture during which Muslims neither eat nor drink between dawn and sunset. This is known as fasting which is important during Ramadan, alongside keeping themselves away from pleasures, as it lets them be totally devoted towards their prayers and come closer to…
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This Time, it is for ‘Mother’ Nature

~ Disha Mishra The year 2020, is unfortunately not a normal one. The entire world is battling a life-threatening virus, severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and disease has turned the earth upside down bringing most of the activities to a standstill. Everything is in doldrums but nature. The planet seems to have encountered…
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Maharana Pratap Jayanti

~Tamanna Kavdia A lot of festivals are celebrated all over India every year. We are aware of the festivals like Holi, Diwali, Easter, Good Friday etc., because they are celebrated at a large scale. I have decided to write about Maharana Pratap Jayanti to make people aware of the great Rajput warrior of the Mewar…
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BUDDHA JAYANTI

– Tamanna Kavdia “Silence the angry man with love. Silence the ill-natured man with kindness. Silence the miser with generosity. Silence the liar with truth.” ~ Buddha Lord Buddha whose original name was Siddhartha Gautama was a spiritual teacher, a religious leader, philosopher and a meditator who lived during the times of 5th to 4th…
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Acts of Love, Hope and Kindness

~ Chaitali Verma With a global pandemic on our head and most of us in lockdown, it can be a bit depressing, especially watching the news as things get worse and more people to fall victim to the coronavirus. However, in a world so colourful and bright with people so unique and kind, not all…
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