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Paras Mahikansh

Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times if one only remembers to turn on the lights

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Paras Mahikansh disagreed with a discussionDec, 20 2016

As Army rejects the option of withdrawing troops from World's highest Battleground, is 879 soldier's death not a figure to reconsider this question?

Siachen, World's highest Battleground, prior to 1984 neither India nor Pakistan had any permanent presence in the area. Temperatures at Siachen dip well below -50 degree Celsius. At this temperature touching any metal object with bare hands can cause deadly frost bites. Our jawans use guns and other artillery after wearing anti-frostible gloves.Snowstorms in Siachen can last 3 weeks. Winds here can cross the 100 mph limit in no time. The temperature can drop well below minus 60 degrees. Even after knowing all this, how critical is the strategic importance of it that we risk the Mental and Physical health of our heroes?
Siachen, World's highest Battleground, prior to 1984 neither India nor Pakistan had any permanent presence in the area. Temperatures at Siachen dip well below -50 degree Celsius. At this temperature touching any metal object with bare hands can cause deadly frost bites. Our jawans use guns and oth
Paras Mahikansh started a new discussionDec, 20 2016

India among deadliest countries for journalists since 1992. Why are we quite about it?


India was named as the 9th deadliest country in the world for journalists since 1992, with 40 confirmed killings for doing their job, US-based Committee to Protect Journalists has said. Half of those murdered covered politics or corruption, the committee added. Notably, the report named Iraq as the deadliest country for journalists in the world since 1992, with 178 killings.
India was named as the 9th deadliest country in the world for journalists since 1992, with 40 confirmed killings for doing their job, US-based Committee to Protect Journalists has said. Half of those murdered covered politics or corruption, the committee added. Notably, the report named Iraq as the
A person you follow posted a new opinion on Dec, 19 2016

SAARC is dragging India behind, will it ever live to its ideal or it will remain a flogging horse?

Yuvraj Roy had posted

Countries that are to be united has never kept up to the peace norms for competent function. In the reckless improvement in the field of technology and discovery sciences


Paras Mahikansh Happiness can be found even in the darkest of

Every international organisation has a big daddy, for BRICS its China, for UN its US, for EU its Germany and France, India should too step up and become the boss of SAARC and get things done at preferable conditions

Paras Mahikansh agreed with a discussionDec, 17 2016

WWF just paid AU$100,000 to protect the Great Barrier Reef, but its too late now as the Great Barrier Reef faces 'complete ecological collapse'.

It’s been a wretched year for Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, the largest living structure and one of the most complex natural ecosystems on Earth. The area suffered the worst bleaching event ever, one that impacted over 90 percent of the reef and killed more than a third of its corals. Earlier this year, shocking photos and video revealed total devastation in parts of the reef. Now, entire swathes of the Great Barrier Reef are suffering from “complete ecosystem collapse,” marine researcher Justin Marshall said after spending a week conducting surveys near Lizard Island in the northern region of the reef.
It’s been a wretched year for Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, the largest living structure and one of the most complex natural ecosystems on Earth. The area suffered the worst bleaching event ever, one that impacted over 90 percent of the reef and killed more than a third of its corals. Earlier
A person you follow posted a new opinion on Dec, 16 2016

Indian Adivasi: primitive or proud?

Ronit had posted

We all are adivasis as we are downstream of the human race of hunters, next hunters and gatherers. The section of people who shifted for agriculture and later developed i


Paras Mahikansh Happiness can be found even in the darkest of

I believe that briefly commiserating, followed by business as usual won't help, just think of the many other alarming news grabbing our attention while issues like these require long term involvement and self introspection. The communities they serve have, for all to see, made a difference whether it's about education, health awareness or cultural self-expression. And the success story they are part of is an ongoing one, inspiring others they are connected to. Just amazing and, as to be expected, requiring constant alertness and assertion of the Adivasis constitutional rights as citizens in a democratic country.
I believe that briefly commiserating, followed by business as usual won't help, just think of the many other alarming news grabbing our attention while issues like these require long term involvement and self introspection. The communities they serve have, for all to see, made a difference whether

Paras Mahikansh posted an opinion to a discussionDec, 15 2016

What should be done to curtail China's aggressive expansion?

Can India grow its ties with Russia maybe, to intimidate China?
Paras Mahikansh agreed with an opinion onDec, 14 2016

Schools and Universities are mirrors onto our societies.

Paras Mahikansh had posted

Its the opposite, the society is a mirror image to our schools and universities education/ scenario right?



Paras Mahikansh agreed with an opinion onDec, 14 2016

Modern schooling is one of the greatest crimes against humanity

Nitin S. had posted

Hey is it possible to share a link for the Denmarks education system?



Paras Mahikansh agreed with an opinion onDec, 14 2016

The purpose of the educational system is to support personal and collective growth.

Ronika had posted

agreed but at the same time considering todays scenario it is highly unlikely that anyone talks about humanity, or thinks of it. These are just words now, its more to do



Paras Mahikansh agreed with an opinion onDec, 14 2016

We need innovative learning environments and education programs

Galorian had posted

Thank you for your comment, i do not have any interest in promoting links but rather in opening a window into my mind,



Paras Mahikansh posted an opinion to a discussionDec, 14 2016

People in Aleppo are being massacred, are we sure the fight is against ISIS?

But help me understand that if removing the regimes across the Middle East in recent years hasn't worked out well. Why would removing Assad be any different? Also Why is the Aleppo situation any different from that in Mosul, or any other city that required liberating from terrorists rather than rebels?
But help me understand that if removing the regimes across the Middle East in recent years hasn't worked out well. Why would removing Assad be any different? Also Why is the Aleppo situation any different from that in Mosul, or any other city that required liberating from terrorists rather than rebe
Paras Mahikansh posted an opinion to a discussionDec, 13 2016

I feel Trump and Brexit happened over a strategy followed by Indian politician vigorously, focus on countryside votes

It has become increasingly apparent over the last 20 or so years that the elite is massively dominated by people from the cities and has started to talk as if everyone in the world is the same. Constant reference to multicultural and diverse cities as modern nation. It was not us that changed, it was the cities. And our lack of change is not actually something we are at fault for. There is room in any nation for both our modern cities and our more traditional countryside. But, the cities and our elite that they provide have got to start treating the rest of us as equals again.
It has become increasingly apparent over the last 20 or so years that the elite is massively dominated by people from the cities and has started to talk as if everyone in the world is the same. Constant reference to multicultural and diverse cities as modern nation. It was not us that changed, it wa
A person you follow posted a new opinion on Dec, 13 2016

Something is better than nothing is not true for every aspect, and thus hiring retired teachers in schools might not be that great a step

Chakradhar Kumar had posted

Mandatory retirement age is discriminatory by its very nature. It ignores the realities of an older employee being clearly able to continue productivity and enforces ster


Paras Mahikansh Happiness can be found even in the darkest of

I really hate to say it, but yes. People should retire at a certain age. New blood, new ideas, fresh energy. People like me who have a Bachelor's Degree, and can't even get so much as a simple bookkeeping or accounting job because older accountants refuse to retire because they are scared to. Retirement should be as imminent as death and taxes.
I really hate to say it, but yes. People should retire at a certain age. New blood, new ideas, fresh energy. People like me who have a Bachelor's Degree, and can't even get so much as a simple bookkeeping or accounting job because older accountants refuse to retire because they are scared to. Retire

Paras Mahikansh posted an opinion to a discussionDec, 12 2016

Can the Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Amendment Act of 2016 create an impact unlike demonetisation?

The Benami Trasanctions (Prohibition) Amendment Act ,2016 aims to fill in the loopholes and weaknesses in the earlier Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Act ,1988.


The objectives and important provisions of this act are to broadens the definition of Benami property : that will include immovable assets like land, flat or house and movable assets like gold ,stocks ,mutual funds ,bank deposits etc .Plus the proceeds generated by selling these properties will also constitute as Benami property. By also including all those transactions where the considered (legal )owner is fictitious ,untraceable or denies knowledge of ownership .Plus it puts a limit on within the family transactions of property by only including lineal ascendents and descendants. It provides for setting up of Adjudicating authorities to conduct investigations and an Appellate tribunal for grievance redressal.

The Benami Trasanctions (Prohibition) Amendment Act ,2016 aims to fill in the loopholes and weaknesses in the earlier Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Act ,1988.The objectives and important provisions of this act are to broadens the definition of Benami property : that will include immovable assets
Paras Mahikansh posted an opinion to a discussionDec, 08 2016

U.N. General Assembly passes Japan-led nuclear abolition motion! Will this make all the nuclear powers disarm their nuclear weapons? But whats the proof that they will?

For those who didn't study the military doctrine of mutually assured destruction, the doctrine proves that nobody would be mad enough to start launching nukes. Look at Saddam Hussein, look at Ahmademijad, look at Kim-Jong-Il. Why don't they start launching nukes? That's because if they lauch nukes, other countries would launch nukes at them too. They all know that pressing one button can destroy the world (and thus destroy them too). They all know that even sending one division to a country to wreck havoc means siging a death warrant. Look at the last 50 years or so. Has there been any big wars involving or not involoving nukes? Come on, it's paranoia.
For those who didn't study the military doctrine of mutually assured destruction, the doctrine proves that nobody would be mad enough to start launching nukes. Look at Saddam Hussein, look at Ahmademijad, look at Kim-Jong-Il. Why don't they start launching nukes? That's because if they lauch nukes,
Paras Mahikansh started a new discussionDec, 04 2016

Reward of Rs. 10 lakh to first cashless village, but how can there be a cashless village without Governments Infrastructure?

Net Neutrality could have been a boon here! What all possible ways can there be to make a village cashless in India?

Paras Mahikansh started a new discussionDec, 01 2016

Before demonetisation Modi Govt. was busy investing in real estate, need more evidence how this way a one sided play?

Need anyone explain more? Yes the move is right, but dont call it unbiased


According to Sanjeev Chaurasia the purchases were not limited to Bihar, but in other states as well. "Sab jagah khareeda jaa raha tha... Bihar ke saath aur jagah bhi khareeda jaa raha hai... Hum log to sirf signatory authority hi hain paisa to party ki taraf se aaya tha... saari zameein khareedi hain... party karyalay ke liye aur anya kaamo ke liye... November 1st week tak zameein khareedi hain."


When asked whether the properties were bought in cash or cheque, Chaurasia replied 'alag alag tareeke se paisa aata hai' (Money was sent in different formats).

Need anyone explain more? Yes the move is right, but dont call it unbiased According to Sanjeev Chaurasia the purchases were not limited to Bihar, but in other states as well. "Sab jagah khareeda jaa raha tha... Bihar ke saath aur jagah bhi khareeda jaa raha hai... Hum log to sirf signatory authorit
A person you follow posted a new opinion on Nov, 25 2016

Modi is hinting at withdrawing India's support from Indus water treaty, a much needed step!

Thupten had posted

This treaty has been too much generous and it has not served its purpose. It is against the interest of states like Jammu and Kashmir where the water of Indus, Jhelum and


Paras Mahikansh Happiness can be found even in the darkest of

No! this treaty provides an amicable arrangement for sharing cross border river water between two countries. Thereby, avoiding situation of conflict between two nations. The two nations are already rivals since its birth and hence treaty reduces chances of worsening relations between two countries due to water issue. It is serving as model for international cooperation. India can demand similar treatment from China citing example of this treaty on Brahmaputra and its tributary.
No! this treaty provides an amicable arrangement for sharing cross border river water between two countries. Thereby, avoiding situation of conflict between two nations. The two nations are already rivals since its birth and hence treaty reduces chances of worsening relations between two countries d

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