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YEAR-END SPECIAL: Top ten stories this year

With year 2019 coming to an end, it’s time to list down our top ten stories –– stories that were appreciated by our readers this year. Check out if you have read them all or not?

  1. BOOK REVIEW: The Story of My Life 
    The book is an autobiography of Helen Keller, who is one of the most respected and internationally recognised visually impaired and deaf ladies, who struggled against all odds to educate herself.
  1. ‘Short essay’ competition launched for “Pariksha Pe Charcha 2020”
    HRD ministry in partnership with MyGov has launched a ‘short essay’ competition for students of classes 9 to 12 for the third edition of Prime Minister’s interaction programme with school students, Pariksha Pe Charcha 2020.
  1. Seven ways to celebrate Diwali in a different manner
    People thronging markets; relatives/ friends busy exchanging gifts and sweets; children bursting crackers; illuminated building and homes. While these are all conventional ways of celebrating Diwali, how about doing something different this year?
  1. BOOK REVIEW: To Sir, With Love
    What if there comes a teacher who rather than bombarding teenagers with sermons and bookish knowledge, enlightens them not only about their syllabus but also life, and treats them with respect, with equality. To Sir, With Love, is one such story.
  1. Kids’ reality shows – should they be banned or not?
    Of late, many prominent personalities have come forward to raise their voice against reality shows involving children. The Peeper Times spoke to some well-known educationists to find out what they think about it.
  1. 10 Reasons why teaching is a wonderful profession
    Teaching is not for a faint-hearted. It demands a lot of commitment and hard work; and is unlike any other profession. However, the best thing about teaching is that it is filled with rewards (and we aren’t talking about monetary rewards) which outweigh the trials.
  1. Ten unique schools in India
    From a residential institute where quality education is provided free of cost to the poorest of the poor to a school which admit only senior citizens; from schools located on railway platforms to the ones on lakes – India is indeed an incredible country.
  1. 10 Quotes which describe best the teaching profession & teachers
    September 5 or October 5 – it doesn’t matter which date in the calendar the day falls, the fact remains that teachers shape the future of a country. And that’s what makes them and their profession special.
  1. These online libraries will deliver books at your doorstep
    If you are among the bunch of parents who would like to get their kids introduced to the joys of reading but are unable to find time to visit a library, we bring you the options of online bookstores. Here, you can order the books online and they will deliver the book of your choice at your doorstep.
  1. Appearing for board exams? This DU student has a message for you
    In this article, the teenage writer shares her experience with our readers regarding her anxiety before and after board exams and her struggle with college admissions; and whether all this stress was really worth it or not?

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