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Growing up in a single parent family is learning the fine art of balancing. From a tender, young age you are aware that one of the important stabilising influence of your life is missing and as you learn to master the hang of it, you are likely to be thrown off-balance as
Indian cricketer Prithwi Shaw has recently been banned from playing Cricket at the competition level for 8 months following an inadvertent brush with cough syrup laced with drugs. The history of drug use in sports is as old as the history of competitive sports. Many sports
Sports in the world arena have existed far longer than the invention of television. However, the advent of television have completely revolutionised the concept of Sports in unimaginable proportions. Sports and television fit each other like a pair of gloves.
The American Education system is recognized the world over as one of the most evolved system of education for the array of in-depth understanding and range it offers. It is however important to familiarize ourselves with their education pattern before we appreciate the foray
‘Men are from mars and women are from Venus’ - This oft repeated proverb throws ample light on the inherent differences between the basic nature of a man and a woman. Both the genders are genetically pre-disposed to certain opposing characteristics which can be quite
An Adverb is a Part of Speech in English Grammar that modifies, defines, describes a Verb, an Adjective, another Adverb or a clause or any other word or phrase, apart from a Noun. Adverbs are in layman’s terms those words that provide us an idea of how, where, when, in what
Consistency in the usage of tense is intrinsic to good grammar. If, as a student of English language, you profess to write correct English, one of the first things that shall come under the scanner apart from spellings and vocabulary is the correct usage of Tense.
Future Tense pertains to actions that are proposed, planned, scheduled or expected to take place in the Future. In simple terms, it means such actions have not yet taken place or shall take place at a later point in future. The four forms of Future Tense are: Future Simple
The past tense is frequently brought into use in English grammar, for an entire gamut of human experiences, emotions and events are based in the contextual past. Past Tense is used to denote activities that happened or started or ended or continued in the past.
Present Tense is used to denote activities that are taking place in the past either completed or in continuation, depending on the particular context of usage.Today, we shall be discussing in details the usage and functions of the various forms of Present Tense.
The Future Tense relates to a Future event or a future state of being. It pointsout to something planned or destined or promised which is yet to be executed. The event has not taken place as of now but is expected to at some time in future. Future Tense is used to denote:
The Past Tense is used to represent any action that took place in the past or a state of being which was in existence in the past. Examples: I went to the market. I was elated to see you. The four forms of Past Tense, categorized on the basis of whether the action was
The Present Tense basically indicates all those actions which occurs in the current scenario or state of being. However, thereare certain cases when a Present Tensemay be used to indicate a past or future course ofevent. The Present Tense primarily makes use of the
In English grammar, the concept of time is incorporated in the sentence using tense, employed by the Verb. Tense, is a grammatical expression of time reference. Tense, indicates any of the forms of a verb which shows at what time an action happened. Timeisperceived as a
Mood, in grammatical terms denote the approach or the attitude with which the sentence is presented. There are basically three kinds of Mood: 1. Indicative: This indicates all factual statements and comprises within its network the maximum range of English sentences.
Primary dicot stem - Characteristics features of primary dicot stems are- *Epidermis is present at the outer most part of the stem which is made up of rectangular barrel shaped cells. * It has distinct cuticle, multicellular cutinised hair called trichomes and stomata
Secondary growth of vascular cambium can be observed in dicot root and secondary growth of stem. Dicot root- Secondary growth is observed in vascular cambium and phellogen. It is formed secondarily from conjunctive parenchyma and part of pericycle lying opposite the
Three different types of tissues- epidermal tissues, groundtissue and vascular tissues. Epidermal tissue- It is composed of closely packed cells which have thick walls. It is the outer most covering of the young plants, roots, stems and leaves. Secretion of waxy coatings are
Simple permanent tissue made up of those permanent cells that is similar in structure,origin and function. It is of three types– Parenchyma- it is simple tissue that is made up of isodiametric living cell which has thin cellulose walls. This tissue is responsible for storage
A collection of cells with structural and functional similarities working together to perform a specific function is calledtissue. Plant tissues are mainly of two types . One is meristematic and another is permanent. Functions of tissues - Meristematic tissues or meristem
The plants of the liliaceae family have 250 genera and 4000 species. While in India the number is 169 species. They are considering as typical monocot family and represent the basic monocot stock from which the other monocot family have been arrises. It shows some
Solanaceae is a flowering plant. Solanacaea are called night shade plant. The term solanum derived from Greek word which means night shade plant. Solanacaea plants are distributed all over the world except Antarctica. They are 98 genera and about 2700 species in the world
Characteristics features of fabaceae: 1. Plants of this family are herbs, shrubs, vines or climbing by twining or tendrils . 2. Root contains root nodules that have nitrogen fixing bacteria (rhizobium) and frequently non protein amino acids are found. 3. Leaves
Mood in English grammar is the manner or approach with which the sentence is presented. There are basically three kinds of Mood which we are discussing in this genre: 1. Indicative Mood – This is used to state facts. 2.Imperative Mood- This is used to issue command, orders
We are well-versed with the fact that the Verb is an Action word. Here, we come to the pertinent point of the ‘Mood’ of a Verb. The Mood of a Verb refers to the manner or attitude with which the action is expressed. Actions can be delivered as facts, as wishes
Most verbs have an active infinitive form, with or without ‘to’: Examples: To catch, to help, to do, to wash. Most verbs also have a Passive Infinitive form which consists of the infinitive ‘be’, with or without ‘to’ + the –ed form of the verb. Examples:(to) be caught, (to)
The Passive Voice is a grammatical structure in which the Object of an Active Voice sentence appears as the Subject on whom the Verb is acted upon. Example: Active: Our army defeated the infiltrators. Passive:The infiltrators were defeated by the army.
In English, we use Passive Voices in many cases. When we want to change the focus of the sentence. Example: My bike was stolen. • When we are not interested in the doer of the action as much as in the action itself. Example: A mistake has been committed. In scientific
The Passive Voice is a grammatical structure in which the Object of an Active Voice sentence becomes the Subject and is acted upon by the verb. Here the action becomes important, rather than the doer of the action. Usually brought into use when the Subject is anonymous
Passive Voice refers to a type of sentence structure in which the subject is the recipient of the action of the Verb. There are two basic rules to be followed for converting sentences from Active to Passive Voice, which are common for all tenses.
Passive Voice refers to a type of sentence structure in which the subject is the recipient of the action of the Verb. This type of sentence structure is most frequently brought into use when the performer of the action is unknown or irrelevant or insignificant. Passive
An Action of a Subject, in relation to the Object can be expressed in two ways. These two ways of expressing the action are known as Voices in English Grammar. Example: I write a thesis. A thesis is written by me. Though, in the above examples, the meaning remains unchanged
Ever wondered how an Intransitive Verb, though it does not take an object, yet is able to convey complete sense and meaning? For Example: She sings. The kangaroos jump. The river flows. Here the Intransitive verb ‘sings’, ‘jump’ and ‘flows’ express complete meaning and hence
Verbs can be classified as Transitive orIntransitivedepending on whether they do require an object to complete their meaning. A Transitive Verb is one that requires an object, either a noun or a pronoun or a phrase as the recipient of the action. Transitive verbs always
Born on 4th April, 1891 in Mhow, in current Maharashtra, Dr B.R Ambedkar was the 14th child to Ramji and BhimabaiSakpakAmbavedkar who hailed from the then considered ‘untouchable’ Mahar caste. As both his father and grandfather were employed in the British Army, B.R Ambedkar
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, who is more well-known using his moniker ‘The Iron Man of India’ was born on 31st October, 1875 in Nadiad, Gujarat to a farmer family. Tale of his immense courage are common folklore in the area he grew up. Fiercely resilient he once branded
Born on 28th September, 1907 to SardarKisan Singh Sadhu and Vidyawati in the erstwhile Lyallpur district of Punjab, Shaheed Bhagat Singh was an Indian revolutionary freedom fighter who is considered to be one of the most influential sons of the soil who laid down his life
Born as NarendranathDutta on 12th January, 1863 in an aristocratic Bengali Kayasth family of Calcutta, Swami Vivekanand felt a karmic connection to spirituality from an early age. Inspired by the faith of his mentor Swami Ramkrishna Paramhansa, he believed the road to the
Born on 15th August, 1872 in erstwhile Calcuttato Sh. Krishan DhunGhose and Shrimati Swarnolatta Devi , Sri Aurobindo was known as Aurobindo / Aravinda Ghose. He was a yogi, a seer, a philosopher, a poet and an Indian nationalist who advocated the philosophy of divine life
What can one say about Gurudev! One feels so humbled, so belittled by the greatness and brilliance of this man and his towering elevation that words fall sort to describe his contribution in the field of art, music, literature, dance, education and philosophy.
Born on Oct 15, 1931 at Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu, AvulPakirJainulabdeen Abdul Kalam was an Indian scientist and politician who played a leading role in the development of India’s missile and nuclear programmes. He was also the Indian President from the year 2002 to 2007.
Born in an impoverished Telugu Brahmin family in Thirutani, India on 5th September, 1888 Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan spent his formative years in Thirutani and Tirupati. His early education took place in a Christian Missionary School in his native place, Thirutani and he
Born in the year 1889 in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh to an illustrious family helmed by Motilal Nehru, an eminent lawyer,Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru is fondly remembered in the nation as ‘Chacha Nehru’; a sobriquet he earned on the basis of the love he had for the children, whom
Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose was a man strong, courageous and fiercely principled. In the struggle for India’s freedom, if Mahatma Gandhi stood at one end of the spectrum who advocated peace and non-violence to attain independence, Bose stood along with his Indian National
Born in Skopje, Macedonia as Agnes Gonxha Bijaxhiu on August 26, 1910, the journey of a girl from Albanian descent to the Indian sub-continent as Mother Teresa was long and arduous.She first heard the Voice of God at the age of 12 and no sooner had she stepped into adulthood
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, fondly known as Mahatma Gandhi was a pioneer leader of the Indian freedom struggle against the British ruled East India Company in India. Fondly known as ‘Bapu’ he was single-handedly responsible for revolutionizing theentire freedom struggle in
What can one say about Mothers thatis left unsaid? Can one ever over-emphasis the significance of a mother is a person’s life? Can one ever celebrate the special place she holds in an individual’s heart by dedicating one day of the year to her? The answer to all the above
Nowhere across the globe is the brother-sister bond so consecrated as in this land, where human civilization first found its voice and human relations have always preceded all other dynamics of social interactions. Celebrated in the end of Shrawan on a full-moon day
Festivals in India are liberally sprinkled in the texture of the daily life.The monotony of the long, dull, dreary life is broken once in a while by the onset of a festival which brings in colour, gaiety andfun to the routine life. Baisakhi is the most predominant Sikh