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Why a planner is necessary to live up to New Year resolutions

BP World Bureau | Dec 21 2019

How many times have you entirely forgotten about your New Year resolutions in January itself? You don’t have to feel guilty. Cultivating a new habit is tough. January doesn’t change that fact. What you need is a goal-setting planner. You can stay organised, fight procrastination and forgetfulness, and keep track of new habits with the help of a planner.

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Family finds an owl on top of their Christmas tree

BP World Bureau | Dec 21 2019

A family in Georgia found an unusual decoration on top of their Christmas tree, a real owl. "We weren’t really freaked out about it. We’re really outdoorsy people. We love the wilderness," said Katie McBride Newman who spotted the bird on their 10 feet tall tree. Family called non-profit nature centre Chattahoochee Nature Center for help with the owl.

https://www.latestly.com/lifestyle/secret-santa-gift-ideas-under-rs-500-budget-for-christmas-2019-party-10-unique-presents-for-friends-and-co-workers-they-will-forever-cherish-1418805.html

Secret Santa gifts that can be purchased under Rs 500

BP World Bureau | Dec 21 2019

Secret santa is a popular tradition where people are randomly picked from closed paper chits within a group of people. There are creative ideas under Rs 500 budget to help please your Christmas friend. Buy a Christmas card from online that are very creative in nature. Or buy Christmas Tote Bag, Infinity bracelets, cute key chains, planners or cookies.

https://thehauterfly.com/lifestyle/history-has-been-witness-to-the-power-of-the-flower-and-it-continues-to-imply-peaceful-dissent-during-the-caa-protests/

The power of flower during a protest against government

BP World Bureau | Dec 20 2019

Author Sadhika Sehgal wrote about a recent gesture made by a girl where she gave a flower to police during anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protests. A similar gesture was made during the Vietnam War protests. The slogan ‘Flower Power’ was coined by a US writer Allen Ginsberg who argued that protests should be less about violence and more about peace.

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Picture of Tarantula Hawk dragging Huntsman goes viral

BP World Bureau | Dec 20 2019

A scary picture of Tarantula hawk wasp dragging its prey huntsman spider has gone viral on the internet. The picture was shared on Reddit and was 'upvoted' over 39,000 times. "Got home from work to find this tarantula hawk wasp carting off a huntsman spider," wrote user. The spider's body is often used as a living host for the spider wasp to lay its egg.

https://thehauterfly.com/lifestyle/mumbai-based-ib-school-suspends-8-boys-for-passing-sexual-remarks-on-their-female-classmates-misogyny-runs-young-too/

Opinion: misogyny runs in class, boys should be taught well

BP World Bureau | Dec 20 2019

Author Mitali Shah said that misogyny runs in school and should be tackled there and then to prevent violence against women. Recently 8 teen students from a Mumbai school were suspended over a WhatsApp chat where they shared violent sexual fantasies about girls in their class. It came to light after 2 girls refused to go to school and mothers reported.