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At Youva, there is a lot to express, entertain and share. Through this blog, we mix things up to feed your curiosity and imagination. Swing by this side for some fun, excitement and inspiration.

To be a well known young artist, all you need is good drawing skills. And some communication skills too.

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August 11, 2017
This year Youva Master Stroke, the inter-school national drawing competition enters its seventeenth edition. Every year, this event is getting bigger in every sense - number of schools, number of students like you, prizes as well as media coverage. Last year, 7330 schools and 22, 50,000 students across India had participated with huge enthusiasm in this competition. Winners took home massive prizes.

5 Incredibly smart ways to use your non-dust eraser.

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September 24, 2016
So far you have used your eraser only to correct your mistakes. But here are a few uses which will actually make you see your regular dust free eraser differently. And also get you some compliments from your dear ones. So check out the fantastic five smart ways to use your regular eraser .....

Playing these 6 interesting board games will make you smarter.

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September 3, 2016
Playing games was not considered a brain booster but these interesting board games will change this opinion. Involving a great deal of thinking, calculation and visualization, the below mentioned games will definitely help you become sharper and smarter.....

Happy National Sports Day!

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August 29, 2016
7 reasons why sports should be a part of your daily routine. As kids we all loved playing sports. But as we grow up, sports take a back seat in our everyday routine. And before we realize, it goes off our priority list. Many of us try to get back to playing and many of us keep wishing to do so. On this, National Sports Day, we bring you seven reasons to get back to your sports gear and enjoy its multifold benefits.....

Happy Janmashtami!

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August 25, 2016

Happy Rakshabandhan!

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August 18, 2016

6 simple tips to improve your English pronunciation!

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August 17, 2016
With the increasing use of English in schools, colleges and work places, knowing the language has become very important. And talking fluently, more so. But learning a different language and mastering its pronunciations isn’t easy for everyone. That’s why we bring you 5 simple tips, following which you can speak like a pro.......

Follow these 6 easy ways and be a smart learner.

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August 9, 2016
As a student, we always have two or three such students in our class who are brilliant. They top the exams almost every time, leaving others wondering, how do they do it? But now, with these simple steps, even you can rank among the toppers......

Seed an idea for a better tomorrow.

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August 4, 2016
In India, Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated with great zest. Every year thousands of devotees bring home the idol of their beloved God and worship him with utmost dedication. But every year, this very grand celebration of human faith leads to pollution of seas and rivers, as thousands of big and small Lord Ganesha idols are immersed in these water bodies.......

5 unimaginable ways to lose those extra kilos without even hitting the gym.

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August 2, 2016
With the increasing amount of time being spent in front of laptop screen, hectic work schedules and on the go food culture, obesity has become a very common phenomenon among youngsters. And the lack of time to hit the gym makes things more difficult........

Smart Minds, Smart Ideas! #HappyWorldEnvironmentConservationDay

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July 28, 2016
Use of plastic for cooking or storing food is bad for health. We all say that. But Narayana Peesapaty took inspiration from this and conceptualized Bakey’s. An Indian food company that specializes in manufacturing Edible Cutlery. Made from a mix of Jowar (Sorghum), Rice and Wheat flour, Bakey’s edible cutlery is a smart idea to replace unhealthy plastic cutlery with a healthier and eco-friendly alternative.....

Happy Guru Purnima!

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July 19, 2016
In life, learning can’t be restricted to mere school or college or books. Because in reality, we are taught lessons through various ways. Sometimes through adversities, sometimes through nature, sometimes by meeting different people. That’s why, it is important that we open ourselves to learn from every single moment, every person or situation.......

Speak out!

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July 19, 2016
As younger generation, we are often labeled as ‘less patient’. But sometimes it is required. Sometimes, it is important to not accept the existing situation and voice out our disagreement. Because sometimes, a situation can be improved only when it is pointed out......

Be a Go-getter!

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July 12, 2016
Some say it’s a matter of time, when the right time comes, you succeed. But there are some who like to challenge this thought. Because they believe there’s no right or wrong time. It’s just how you perceive things and plan your move. Otherwise, no legend would have risen above the unfavourable circumstances and no stories of failure-to-success would have been told......

Eid Mubarak!

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July 7, 2016
With the changing times, our thinking also changes, which sometimes lead to disagreements. And as youngsters, we have to face the situation more often. Right from the way we dress up to the lifestyle we follow. Everything is questioned. But we need to understand that as much as we appreciate the new ways of life and the changing trends, we also need to stay rooted......

Trust yourself, trust your abilities.

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July 5, 2016
Many a times, we come across people who grow in their respective fields because they are related to a powerful person. This makes us feel bad but we need to understand that such a growth is not long lasting. As there will be times when your true knowledge will be put to test and in that moment only those who made honest efforts will go ahead........

Be patient and do whatever you feel is right.

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June 28, 2016
As indivisuals, we all have our own ways of looking at a situation. Our own perspective. And sometimes, we tend to disagree with certain norms or rules followed by others. This, might portray us as a non-conformist but this doesn’t mean we are wrong. All we need to do is stand by what we believe in and continue doing the same......

Happy International Yoga Day.

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June 21, 2016
In today’s fast paced life, we move with the ticking of the clock. And in doing so, we get so involved with our daily chores that we forget to relax and be calm. But we need to understand that we can continue working like this only till we are absolutely healthy because a healthy mind stays in a healthy body........

World Blood Donation Day!

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June 14, 2016
Today, we see youngsters passionately follow their ambitions. Which not just extends to unconventional jobs but to social causes too. And what is appreciable is they are not bound by anything.......

My Life My Rules!

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June 13, 2016
Sometimes we see people around us agreeing with everything that the boss says. And it is only because they fear to put their point across. But we need to understand that if someone is at a higher position than us, we need not agree with everything they say. As every person has a different perspective of looking at things......

Believe in the power of your idea.

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June 12, 2016
Since ever there have been people who have ditched high designations to pursue their passion. And today, the number is growing at a fast pace. But still there’s a section of society which finds this ideology difficult to accept. This often creates rifts. But as history states, such are the people who give the world a new direction......

Do what you love!

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June 11, 2016
Working for someone else is not everybody’s cup of tea. Some can but then there are some who like the freedom of working as per their own will. They like things their way. As for them, it’s not the time or the place that matters but it is work that holds priority......

Fight for your right!

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June 10, 2016
Standing up for oneself demands courage. Sometimes you find people to stand with you but sometimes you’ll have to stand alone. Sometimes it might feel difficult, but stay put. And be fearless......

Look beyond the usual.

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June 9, 2016
Sometimes, while doing a thing, you don’t feel like following the age-old ways of doing it. Don’t feel like sticking to the written rules. And this is when new ideas take shape. Innovations happen and breakthroughs are achieved.....

Set a higher benchmark!

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June 8, 2016
When you live in a society of fixed ideologies, it takes courage to follow what you believe in and going the distance to achieve what you desire. But every now and then, it becomes imperative to cross the line......

Choose to be a winner!

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June 7, 2016
Every now and then we are faced with a slight situation. One, which gives us two choices – either to give in to the circumstances or to accept the challenge and rise above all. The first requires no effort. But it also earns you no rewards. So however difficult a situation may seem......

Speak out for the greater good.

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June 6, 2016
Being a rebel is not easy. Not everyone can speak out for what they truly believe in. But it is important. So if you don’t agree with something, don’t stay quiet. Speak out and stand for what you truly believe in......

Happy World Environment Day!

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June 5, 2016
Often, in the name of development, we tend to harm nature. We cut trees; litter around; pollute rivers and air. And then, become victims of our own deeds, as tsunamis and earthquakes shake our world......

Stay balanced!

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June 4, 2016
As we grow and explore more in life, our thinking and opinions tend to change. Our perspectives change. But this doesn’t mean we forget our roots. Staying connected to our roots is as important as adapting with the changing times. And striking the balance between the old and new is the key to enjoy the best of both worlds...

Listen to yourself, not just to others!

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June 3, 2016
Often, we get so used to taking decisions basis what others say, that we forget to listen to ourselves. But it’s only when we listen to our own voice that we truly live a life of satisfaction. And it’s only then, that we find true happiness. So when required, do listen to others but don’t forget to listen to yourself.....

Believe in giving.

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May 27, 2016
As a citizen, everyone is responsible for doing some bit for the welfare of one and all. But only a few realize this. And those are the few who actually don’t always go by what the society says. Because for them, what others think or say about them isn’t important but doing what makes a difference in the society is important.....

Lead or be led. The choice is yours!

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May 26, 2016
People are of two type – followers and trendsetters. The ‘followers’ don’t think beyond what has been done or told to do. And they form a huge chunk of the population. But then, there are ‘trendsetters’, who pave their own path.....

Questioning is growing!

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May 25, 2016
Questioning the established norms is not everybody’s cup of tea. It needs a sharp mind that can see through the set standards and the gumption to change it......

Listen to the heart !

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May 18, 2016
We see our peers excelling in a certain area and being highly successful. Human tendency is to take the same road and do the same thing. This should be avoided. We must try to identify our own skills and passions and work on them. Efforts must be rather made to move ahead in this direction.

There is a hero inside all of us !

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May 17, 2016
There are several individuals doing extremely well in their own field. Their exploits have earned them a name in the world. This needs to be appreciated. However, extreme adulation must be avoided.......

Rise to the occasion!

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May 16, 2016
Life throws us many challenges. These challenges will try and push us back. However, we must meet them with a strong heart and a smart mind.....

Look inside. Look outside.

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May 14, 2016
We need to spend some time with our own selves. We have to be honest with to ourselves and work sincerely on areas where we lack. Some individuals might mistake this as being self-centred.

Equilibrium has to be maintained.

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May 13, 2016
At times, we get the impression that a particular task is just not possible. But let it not hold us back. We got to step ahead, and give it a shot, our best shot.....

Let’s make our own rules.

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May 12, 2016
We are much more than what think are capable of. We need to stretch ourselves, break clichés and conventions......