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Healthy Childhood For a Happier Tomorrow!

“Health is wealth” is perhaps one of the most relevant quotes of our times, when there is so much of pollution in the air and water and adulteration in the food we take. Unpredictable weather due climatic changes as a result of global warming has become one of the worst instances in human history.
Due to pollution and frequent weather changes, children are susceptible to fall ill as their immune system isn’t fully developed yet. Thus, it is necessary to protect our children by nurturing them properly and helping them adapt to environment as they grow up.
Healthy children can grow faster: their physical and mental development happens properly and on time. When these happen, a child becomes a happy child and parents also enjoy bringing up their kid. Thus, we can consider it a happy home.
Often, when children fall ill, parents struggle to find a good doctor. Sometimes, it takes quite a good number of days for a child to recover. So, it is always a good idea to take precautions; to take …

How I Managed to Persuade my Boss to Approve My Travel to Home for Diwali!

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                                                 #GharWaliDiwali 8th October, 11:00AM

“So, will you come for Diwali?” my best friend asked me.

No, actually I have my flight on 16th October from Guwahati to Mumbai.

“Okay! I wish we could celebrate Deusi together”, He states.

(Deusi – is one of the traditional cultural celebrations that are done during Diwali by Gurkha community.)

I was home for Durga Puja holiday. As I was touring in Assam, I could easily request my office to grant me leave for a week to visit home.

As, I was to return to my office in Mumbai by 16th, I was supposed to celebrate Diwali in Mumbai.
Some friends of mine suggested me to visit Goa during Diwali holiday. What a weird option! Another suggested me to come to Jaipur. But, I had a plan in my mind – to visit Kitab Khana in South Bombay and read as my book I can, and make the best use of my holidays.

The saddest part was my former colleague, who joined Tata Institute for Social Sciences (TISS); Mumbai was also schedu…