Technology has surpassed our imaginations. However, things like a time machine — a favourite gadget in many sci-fi films — we often wish for, has not been created. If such a thing existed or was created tomorrow, how would you use it? Give reasons.
Other questions are listed in LIFO order( i.e. latest question appears at top).
Posted on: 2015-01-25
How is it easier to be sad than happy. It doesn’t take much effort to be ‘sad’, but everyone loves to be happy regardless of the situation. What do you do to stay happy? How? Explain with an example. Send your replies in not more than 200 words by Friday, January 30 by 2 pm to Features Department, The Himalayan Times, e-mail
Posted on: 2015-01-18
Rules are made to bring about discipline in society. But there are times when the person/group who makes the rule, bend it according to their convenience for their vested interests. Have you faced such a situation? Illustrate. Send your replies in not more than 200 words by Friday, January 23 by 2 pm to Features Department, The Himalayan Times, e ...
Posted on: 2015-01-11
Freedom of speech and freedom of expression are fundamental rights. Do you think this right gives us the freedom to express and say anything we feel like, or where should we draw the line in our expressions? Why? Send your replies in not more than 200 words by Friday, January 16 by 2 pm to Features Department, The Himalayan Times, e-mail
Posted on: 2015-01-04
Breaking up with someone — whether on good terms or not — is never easy. What if you meet your ex at an unexpected place and there was no way you could avoid it, how would you react? Would you hide or would you ignore the person as if you didn’t know him/her from Adam or would you amble up and start a ‘long time no see’ thing? Why? Send ...
Posted on: 2014-12-28
Our children, like the adult population, are fans of different kinds of TV serials, masala movies and reality shows broadcast through the different television channels rather than children centred programmes. Such programmes are sure to make an impact on these innocent children. Should children be allowed to watch such programmes, or not? Why? S ...
Posted on: 2014-12-21
A year almost done, a new one on the horizon ... but are we looking at it with tired eyes or with a new spring in our step? What kind of a year would you want 2015 to be for you? Would it be a year of new beginnings, or a year of kicking bad old habits, or a year of achievements, or a year of thankfulness, or a year through which you drag yourself ...
Posted on: 2014-12-07
When you see couples tying the knot and taking vows for their blissful married life, you somehow get in the zone and imagine — 'how would it be with my future life partner'. What kind of a husband/wife you wish for? What sort of characteristics do you seek in him/her? Illustrate.
Posted on: 2014-11-30
Public property is made for us from the taxes we pay. And it becomes our duty to maintain it too. What are you doing as a citizen? How are you being responsible towards the public property? Explain with an example if you have respected the public property and not destroyed it.
Posted on: 2014-11-23
December 1 is World AIDS Day. Perhaps everyone knows that. But how aware are you about HIV/AIDS? Unfortunately, people still discriminate HIV/ AIDS patients. How can you help curb this situation? Explain. Send your replies in not more than 200 words by Friday, November 28 by 2 pm to Features Department, The Himalayan Times, e-mail
Posted on: 2014-11-16
All of us have bad habits, but not everyone is ready to accept it, and thus changing bad habits becomes a difficult endeavour. What one bad habit of yours have you changed or want to change, and how?