Short Essay on The Uses and Abuses of Mobile / Cellphones

The Uses and Abuses of Mobile / Cellular Phones

Introduction :          Articulate speech is the human capacity that allows us to communicate and express ourselves. Human being is the only animal that possesses the extraordinary capacity of speecht. Mobile phones increase significantly this ability. That’s why we can say that mobile phones make human beings more human, because by using them we multiply and make ubiquitous our communication ability. Mobile use has become widespread. Nowadays almost all of us have at least one of these devices. Even 10 year old kids use them with an enviable ease.

Mobile uses:                Mobile phone has become an indispensable tool. We don’t need a PC or a laptop in order to get internet connection anymore. We connect to the World Wide Web using our mobile phones. Apart from this, we also use it for taking photos, recording videos, receive and send e-mails and download and install the applications we need. We use smartphones for internet surfing, accessing social networks, perform searches, buy movie tickets, clothes and other accessories.

Mobile abuses:            According to studies, abusing the use of mobile phones can generate stress, anxiety or addiction. It specially refers to teenagers. It has been observed that teenagers who use their mobile phone too frequently are more prone to anxiety, sleep disorders, stress and fatigue, apart from cognitive and attention issues.

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Short Essay on Discipline

Discipline

Introduction:         Discipline is the adherence to some rules and regulations. It also implies the following of orders imposed by higher authorities. …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………

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Its Importance:          Discipline has value in all aspects of life. Discipline is of utmost importance in the society. There are some rules, customs and traditions in every society. If the citizens don’t follow these, there will be chaos and anarchy. In a family, the family members obey their superiors. Otherwise, there will be quarrels and lack of happiness. In a school, the students and the teachers must be disciplined. Otherwise, the school will lose its fame. In every games and sports, the players in a team must obey the rules of the game and collaborate with each other. Otherwise, they will lose the match. An undisciplined army gets easily defeated.

Its value in student life:        Students must be disciplined if they want to prosper in life. A student who obeys the orders of his parents and teachers has higher 

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Short Essay on Friendship

Friendship

Introduction:           Friendship is the bond of mutual love and understanding between two people, generally belonging to the same age group. …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

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Why friendship is necessary:              Man is a social animal. He cannot live in isolation. He requires some like-minded people with whom he can share his joys and sorrows, his thoughts and ideas. He needs others to help him solve his problems. He needs love and affection. He needs to share his secrets. So, he needs friends.

Who is a true friend:           There is a saying, “a friend in need is a friend indeed”. We can judge a friend at the times of our distress. Those friends who remain around us at those times are the genuine friends. A true friend give us support and try to boost our confidence and hope. He is ready for sacrificing everything for us.

False friends:           False friends may be termed as ‘good-weather friends’. They remain around us at our times of prosperity and vanish at our times of distress. They make friendship with us for their vested interests. We should beware of such friends.

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Short Essay on “The Person I Admire Most”, Or ” Life of a Great Man”, Or ” A Great Man of Assam”, Or “Your Favourite Author”

The Person Admire Most

Or, Life of a Great Man

Or, A Great Man of Assam

Or, Your Favourite Author

Introduction: I have great admiration for Lakshminath Bezbarua, the pioneer of modern Assamese literature. He was a great poet, writer, satirist, playwright and children’s literature writer. He is best known as “Sahityarathi” (Charioteer of Literature) and “Rasaraj” (King of Humour).

Early Life:          He was born near Ahatguri, Nagaon in November 1868. His father was Dinanath Bezbarua, a senior British official. Due to the nature of his father’s job, he had to spend his childhood in various places in Assam.He received his early education from Sibsagar Government High School and later went to Kolkata for higher studies and graduated from City College in Kolkata. He further did his post-graduation and B.L. degrees from Calcutta University. He married Pragyasundari Devi.

His Contribution:         He is the composer of “O Mur Apunar Dex”, the state anthem of Assam. He started his literary career with “Litikai”, a slapstick written for Jonaki magazine. He wrote 8 plays, 2 autobiographies, 4 buffoonery, 3 historical works and 3 biographies. Some of his notable works are – “Joymoti Konwori”, “Padum Kunwori”, “Burhi Aair Xadhu”, “Kokadeuta Aru Natilora”, “Belimaar”, “Chikarpati Nikarpati”, “Nomal”, “Kehokali”, “Paachani”, “Bakhor”, “Mur Jiban Sowaran” etc. Most of his works fall under children’s literature.

Lakshminath Bezbarua

Why I Like Him:             I like him for his great sense of humour, lucidity of writing and patriotism. He brought out the various features in the Assamese society. Besides, his fondness for children attacts me. So, he is my favourite author.

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Physical Exercise

Introduction : No one can be happy without good health. To be healthy, physical exercise is necessary. Physical exercise keeps the body fit and free from diseases.

Kinds : There may be several kinds of physical exercise. These are swimming, riding, playing games and sports, jogging, walking, running, tracking, boating, gardening and so on. These should be done in the open air for maximum benefit.

Its use :              It is said that a sound mind lives in a sound body. It improves both our body and mind. Physical exercise strengthen our immune system. So, various diseases can not attack us easily. In the long run, physical exercise can increase our longevity and happiness.

Its value to students :              Students should be very cautious of their health. If their health is not sound, they can not study hard. They will find it difficult to concentrate on studies. As a result, their performance will degrade. So they should take proper care of health through physical exercises. They should take active part in the games and sports at school and join N.C.C. and N.S.S.

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Our School Library

Our school library is one of the assets to our school. It is the treasure house of knowledge, past and present. It is so because the world’s mighty brains are represented there through their works. Just a glance would show that the names of great writers of the world are found side by side in the shelves of our library.

Our library is a quiet spot in our school. It is housed in one of the wings of our school building. Gilded volumes decorate the glass chests. There are different shelves for different languages. Thus one finds books on English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali and so on. For each language, books are classified under different heads. Thus there are books on drama, prose, poetry, etc. There is also a number of reference books. The walls of the library are decorated with portraits of great writers.

The library is very well equipped for comfortable reading. Cushion seats are provided for students to use during the day. One can take any book from the shelves, sit there and read undisturbed by anybody. So one can find a number of boys and girls there in the evenings reading books.

Another attraction of our library is the reference room. A number of dailies, and magazines are regularly received. The illustrated magazines are the attractions for us, students.

The library service is very efficient. There is an able librarian, who is also well read. One can have a free access to the shelves and pick up any book one likes. There are two index cabinets, one according to subjects and the other according to the authors. So one never finds it difficult to choose the right book.

The library is very well utilized both by the students and the members of the staff. The students are well trained in silent reading. The library is a very useful place for self-study. When assignments are given by teachers, students make full use of the library to their advantage. Thus our library is a place for intellectual work in our school.

Newspapers

Introduction :            The newspaper is a necessity in modern life. It is now printed in almost all languages and in all countries of the world. It gives us news of what is happening in the world. We get various information relating to politics, religion, economy, society, movies, food etc. from the newspaper.

Classification :           Formerly newspapers contained only news. But now they contain not only news but also views on various subjects. Thus, now, there are various classes of papers. They can be classified according to the number of times they appear in a year. Some are printed daily, some twice in a week, some weekly, some fortnightly, and some monthly.

Advantages of Newspaper : Newspapers serve many purposes. They wield much influence and power. They keep us informed of what is happening in other parts of the country and the world. They give us information about the latest inventions, researches, discoveries, etc. and new ideas. The traders advertise their goods in the papers. This helps to push up the sale of their goods. Business, in modern times, cannot thrive without advertisement. Thus, newspapers help a good deal in trade. They build the nation and also guide the Government of the country. They generally make healthy criticisms of the activities of the Government. They point out its mistakes and set it on the right path. The importance of Newspaper can never be denied. They serve as a link between the people and the Government.

Disadvantages of Newspaper :        It has been said above that newspapers wield much power and influence………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

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Conclusion :   Many papers serve a particular interest and give biased views. Therefore, people should not be led away by false news or by the views of particular paper. They should exercise their own judgment and form their own opinion.

Our School Magazine

What a school magazine is : A School magazine is a collection of creative writings of students and teachers of a school in printed form. It may also contain data of the school and relevant photographs. School magazines are generally published annually, but there may be exceptions too.

How it is managed and published : A magazine committee or an editorial board is formed to collect writings and make selection. An editor is nominated to supervise all the tasks right from the beginning to the end. He has to classify the writings as poetry, articles, drama etc and divide tasks among the editorial board members. Then he has to collect greetings from well-wishers of the school. He has to compose an editorial. After getting the selected writings he has to contact a printing house. The printing house makes a draft of the manuscript on computer and hands it over to him for proof-reading. After the proof-reading is done, the magazine is arranged nicely. An attractive front cover is made. Then it is sent for offset printing. Thus it is published.

Name of our school magazine :                         Our school magazine is named “Gyan Sagar”. The first issue came out last year. The second issue has been published recently.

Contents :         This issue of school magazine has various sections such as “Articles”, “Poetry”, “Drama”, “Stories”, “Interviews” etc. The “Articles” section has 14 articles, “Poetry” section has 19, “Drama” section has 2, “Stories” section has 7, and “Interviews” section has 2. Besides these, there are a lot of photographs of school activities such as Annual Sports and Cultural Week, Teachers’ Day Celebration, Freshers’ Social, Farewell Meeting etc. Jokes and quotes are also inserted here and there. It is quite a fabulous magazine to read.

Conclusion :    A school magazine is a must in every school. It brings out the creative talent of the students and encourage them for learning.