Basic Precautions to Prevent Swine Flu

Fundamental dutiesSwine flu is a contagious disease. Nevertheless, basic precautions and good health habits can help stop the spread of germs and prevent the spread of the disease. As the saying goes, “prevention is better than cure”, this article provides some effective tips against spread of swine flu and other viruses.

Preamble to the Indian Constitution

Preamble to the Indian Constitution

The preamble to the Indian Constitution is a brief introductory statement that sets out the guiding purpose and principles of the Constitution of India. On occasion of 66th Republic day celebrations of India, let’s go through the Preamble to the Indian Constitution and see what it stands for.

Indian Flag – Dos & Don’ts

Indian Flag – Dos & Don’ts

Indian tricolour flag is the symbol of national pride. It is the responsibility of every citizen of India to know the dos and don’ts with respect to National Flag. Here are some important rules selected from flag-code of India to be followed while hoisting the national flag. Make sure you follow them.


A Tribute to Republic of India on Occasion of its 66th Republic Day

A Tribute to Republic of India on Occasion of its 66th Republic Day

HIOC offers tribute to Republic of India (Bhārat Gaṇarājya, Hindi: भारत गणराज्य) on its 66th Republic Day Celebrations, this 26th January. It was on 26th January, 1950 that the constitution of India came into force. This special feature is our small effort to reintroduce you the intrinsic identity and rich heritage of India.

Are You Aware of Your Fundamental Duties as a Citizen of India?

Are You Aware of Your Fundamental Duties as a Citizen of India?

People in India are aware about their Fundamental Rights – ‘Right to Equality’, ‘Right to Freedom’, Right to Speech’, etc., but many don’t know or are unaware about their Fundamental Duties. Did you know that Fundamental Duties Day is observed on 3rd January of every year? This article throws some light on the Fundamental Duties of every citizen of India.

Air Cooler Vs Air Conditioner

Air Cooler Vs Air Conditioner

Summer is here and people are looking for ways to beat the heat. One thing that puts many people in dilemma is whether to go for an air cooler or an air conditioner. Air coolers can be effective when you use them properly. They can be considered best for homes, whereas air conditioners are better for offices. Here’s a helpful guide to compare air coolers with air conditioners.

Be a Part of History – Donate for Construction of Hyderabad’s Biggest Temple

Be a Part of History – Donate for Construction of Hyderabad’s Biggest Temple

Hyderabad city is going to have one of the largest existing temples of “Swayambhu Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy” – renovated and constructed on Road No 12, Banjara Hills. The proposed overall cost of the project is 100 crore. Your small contribution could help Hare Krishna Movement accumulate enough finances for the renovation of the temple.

Difference between Socialism, Communism and Welfare State

Communism, socialism and welfare state are three different systems and most people do not know the actual difference between the three. Socialism and communism are political ideologies; whereas, welfare state is a way of doing good things for the people. Welfare state can exist under any political structure.

Flag Hoisting on Independence Day and Republic Day in India

Flag Hoisting on Independence Day and Republic Day in India

The two nation’s biggest festivals are Independence Day and Republic Day. Hoisting national flag is the most important event on these two days. National flag is unfurled across the nation at all government and non-government organizations by different officials. This article identifies who hoists flag at national and state level.