Month: December 2021

A Look Back At ‘Future Ready’

The COVID-19 pandemic may have changed a lot of things in life, but one thing that hasn’t changed is the struggle of finding a job as a young undergraduate. In this regard, ‘Future Ready’ - a webinar on CV writing and interview skills provided an educational experience for young job seekers to hone and develop their skills of presentation when it comes to seeking employment. Organized by Rtr. Rasanjanee Polgampala, who is also the Goal 10 Ambassador of the G17 University Ambassadors’ Consortium under the Road to Rights, ‘Future Ready’ was conducted with the hopes that it would be a stepping stone towards achieving target 10.3 of the SDG: “to ensure equal opportunities and end discrimination” by equipping young job…

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Forspoken: Ellora Caves

Marvels of the past have turned into mysteries of the present, which continue to remain unsolved. A number of such mysteries fills the list and the Monolithic caves of Aurangabad in Maharashtra, India is one such an unsolved mystery. Nestled in Maharashtra, the Ellora caves is the largest rock-cut Hindu temple cave complex in the world and is also a UNESCO World Heritage site. The site is said to have been built by Rashtrakuta King Krishna I and the construction dates back to 600 AD to 1000 AD and consists of 34 monasteries and temples, which include 17 Hindu, 12 Buddhist and 5 Jain caves extending over more than 2km. Along with the intricate architecture, there is a number of…

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Forspoken: The Great Wall of China

The wall building played a major role in ancient Chinese culture. The ancient belief that walls provide protection from threats laid the foundation for the creation of the Great Wall of China. According to the Travel China Guide, over twenty states and dynasties contributed to the construction of the Great Wall of China. The construction commenced in the third century BC and lasted up until seventeenth century AD which makes it more than 2,300 years old. The Great Wall spread across to the Northern border of the country as a military defensive project to protect the Chinese state from the nomadic tribes from the North. According to the history, it was during the reign of Emperor Qin Shi Huang that…

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