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Jun 2017
Meghana Lanka
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What keeps you going?

That evening small silvery drizzles of rain drops drifted downwards shining bright under the setting sun. The backdrop of the orange skies and the pack of birds flying home were too good to be missed. The sun and the clouds appeared and disappeared looking like a pair of shenanigans amusing their scattered viewers. Like never… // Read More

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Jun 2017
Michael Preetham
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A Chadian’s Grit

I can write about him although I don’t have his permission. He would be more than glad to read this piece, wherever he is now. Introducing Siboro Issakha from Chad, from the class of 2017 at St Mary’s College, an unassuming boy, with a smile on his face and always seated on the last bench…. // Read More

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Jun 2017
Joseph Christadoss
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What’s in a Name?

During one of those contemplating sessions in my mind I began to wonder what exactly a name was.  I thought it is so simple what is there to ponder about… but the more I thought the more confused I became. So I checked the big Oxford English Dictionary and it began with, “a word or set… // Read More

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May 2017
Rahul Mithaiah
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The Boy Who Changed!

“It is not our abilities that show who we truly are, but our choices.” Most of those who know me will also know that I’m a huge fan of Harry Potter, or well, as a matter of fact, of J K Rowling! As the headmaster rightly said, our choices are what truly matter, and today,… // Read More

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May 2017
Meghana Lanka
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Why am I here and not somewhere else?

“Dreams are dime a dozen, it is their execution that matters!” That one particular quote plays a very significant role in my life. I remember this being told by my mother a million times, I remember this being on one of the walls of my house and I remember this being an opening line to… // Read More

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May 2017
Anjali Reddy
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Life at Mary’s!

ST MARY’S COLLEGE! It is not just a college but something way beyond that. Hundreds of new students join St. Mary’s every year with a lot of expectations, excitement, enthusiasm, and, yes, some with fear and anxiety! I was one such person who was really scared on the first day of college! It was scary… // Read More

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Apr 2017
Michael Preetham
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In the Business of Transforming Lives

I was once questioned by a teenage student of mine, ‘Why are you so concerned about me when no one else cares?’ I had tried to enquire why she looked low one morning many years ago in one of my higher secondary classes in a prominent school in the Republic of Maldives, where I worked… // Read More

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Apr 2017
Rachel Chadalavada
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The Message Between the Lines

When I was a child, we only had two TV channels – DD 1 and DD Metro. Watching the superhero show Shaktiman with my grandmother was my favorite thing to do. I watched episode after episode as Shaktiman would rescue children from flaming buildings, road accidents, kidnap situations, you name it and he was there… // Read More

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Apr 2017
J Mathew George
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When the false dawn of equality is actually the death of aspiration!

World Development Reports, in the past, have often indicated that the biggest problem of poverty is the inability to take well-considered decisions due to lack of knowledge. Lack of effective primary and secondary school education leaves the citizenry ill-equipped to know their reality and take appropriate decisions that affect themselves and others. This makes a… // Read More

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Sep 2016
admin
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Field Visit to S.N. School of Communication

We went on an educational visit to Sarojini Naidu School of Communication, University of Hyderabad 31 August 2016. Prof. Vinod Pavarala, the Dean of the school addressed the students with a brief history of the school and its evolution, the various courses offered there and also introduced them to the other faculty and technical staff… // Read More