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Headline: Is India’s first lesbian ad very bold or just normal?

Love is pure! It is boundless. It knows neither rich nor poor. It does not discriminate fair from dark skinned. It makes you feel free; free from the shackles of any sort of guilt.  Such is the power of true love! Sounds clichéd? Well love can make you fall for a short, skinny man as much as for a tall, well-built ...

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Back 2 College; Rock the shorts!

The change from summer to monsoons has already commenced but the wardrobe doesn’t need a dramatic change. Shorts save you from sloppy drenched jeans and the chill thereafter. And of course, they’re cute. But tired of the same type of shorts? Then try these new trends to be comfortable yet chic this season.   Half print shorts This new trend ...

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Bag to College

Every one wants a purse but a bag has its place in life. Every new year of school and college, I’d be so excited to buy a new bag. First off, a bag is super convenient It’s just there on your back, not bothering you. It packs a lot of stuff in, just dump all your stuff in your bag ...

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Is College the promised land?

As a student goes through the tumultuous motions of class twelfth, the only light at the end of an otherwise grim tunnel, is the promise of a more exhilarating life chapter known as ‘College’. College is supposed to be that magical place where plaid uniforms are traded in for funky fashion; where the concept of ‘class timings’ fades into a convenient ambiguity and ...

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Dil Dhadakne Do Review

There are moments of brilliance in Zoya Akhtar’s DilDhadakne Do, but they are far-stretched and too insipid to leave a mark. As the film came to a long and halted close, I stretched my legs and felt something a miss. Even though nothing substantial happens, Akhtar makes you hold your pee pre-interval just because you have faith in her and the people on-board. But as  the movie proceeds you ...

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The Greek Referendum, explained

Here’s what you need to know about the referendum in Greece. On Sunday July 5, the people of Greece have voted whether they want to stay in the Eurozone or not. If the results on Tuesday’s counting are “yes,” they agree to stay, if the results on Tuesday’s counting are “no” means other wise. As of now the exit polls show ...

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Maa ke haath ka Maggi

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  An epic anti-noodle mania is gripping the nation. Ever since un-permissible levels of lead and MSG (monosodium glutamate not the Messenger of God, dude) was found in Maa ke hath ki Maggi. So naturally Amitabh Bachhan and Madhuri Dixit were responsible (or irresponsible depending upon your political affiliations). The only positive point in this entire hullaballoo was that Preity ...

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IIT at any cost?

Every cloud has a silver lining, they say. But, sometimes, even sunshine seems tinged by clouds. Clearing the JEE is a ‘dream come true’ for any engineering aspirant in India. But, once the initial euphoria fades, reality bites. Clearing is good, but topping is better. Without a good rank, you will never get the branch of your ‘choice.’ And what ...

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Doctor or engineer? Which has more money and demand?

There are two kinds of doctors in the world: those who see it as a career requiring selfless dedication and those who see it as a job that involves prescribing medication. The first kind is becoming a rare, dwindling species, serving in the few large public hospitals which mostly treat the poor and needy. The stipend that interns earn at ...

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How College Changed Me…..

Yeh sachmuch possible hai. Mihir Chitre gets senti thinking about it! Browsing through old photo albums, I came across a cute picture of a naive little boy dressed in his school uniform, who happened to be me. I stopped browsing for a while & stared at the photograph. I looked so different. The photo, instantly, managed to get a mysterious ...

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