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Review; Foxcatcher

There is a scene in Foxcatcher which single-handily makes this one of the best films I saw in 2014.  Mark Schultz (Channing Tatum) tired and sick of his life and the fight he has recently lost, starts engulfing found down his throat. When he later comes back to his sense he is 12 pounds more than the weight category he ...

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How NOT to give IPCC

Once upon a time, when I was a little girl (okay, not that little, I was in FYJC), I said to myself “I will become a chartered accountant”. It seemed perfect- the entrance with HSC, intermediate exam (IPCE) with B.com, internship and CA final. I’d study and pass my exams just like I’ve been doing all my life. But no ...

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Exams! Exams!

A loud thud and I broke my nose. I’d slept off while studying, lost my balance and there…my face banged right on the study table. I realized this could not be the way to success for sure. So I sat for some time and decided my own pathway to success during semesters. The path can be customized according to your needs…. ...

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Cool Part-time jobs for college students

Wondering what to do during your Diwali break that’s just round the corner? Longing to buy that latest video game or wish to add a gorgeous ensemble on your must-buy shopping list but sadly just your pocket money wouldn’t suffice. No worries have you given any thought to working part-time. Part-time jobs are a cool source of some extra cash ...

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75 and Lovin’ It- The tale of The Indifferent 12th Standard Student

What do you say to a 12th standard student who didn’t take 12th “seriously” enough; went for parties and sleepovers, wasted time in college, took part in extracurricular activities and just had a good time; and ended up with a mediocre 75%? Most people would be shocked, some even scandalised, to hear of such an atrocity. Bangles would dramatically break, ...

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SIES Nerul’s SIESONS -15; Feb 6,7

This year being the 16th year of SIESONS, the enthusiasm of the volunteers is at its peak. SIESONS is scheduled to be flagged open on the 6th and 7th of February this year. Do not be surprised if you see a vehicle moving across your neighbourhood enquiring with people as to how they express themselves. ThatÔÇÖs because the theme for ...

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Usha Pravin Law College’s Vividh 15; Stuck in the Idiot Box

The most amazing VividhÔÇÖ15, with its uniquely fun theme of Stuck in the Idiot Box, hits your screens (figuratively) on the 31st January and goes on till 2nd February, 2015. Vividh is known for its cool themes and last year was no different, because┬áthey took you for a Global Voyage. The three days were packed with fun events like “Fast ...

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Alcheringa@IIT Gauhati, Jan 29 – Feb1

Alcheringa at IIT Gauhati,┬ánow in its 19th edition, is the largest cultural festival of North-East┬á In a short span Alcheringa has grown exponentially and enjoys a mammoth footfall of over 60,000 and participation from over 300 colleges across India. This year the theme is ÔÇ£Magnum OpusÔÇØ. It seeks to explore the varieties of art and culture from various ages, and ...

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Review; Paddington

Firdaus The movie begins with a young explorer  from London leaving on an expedition to Peru South America where he comes across a pair of bears in the forest.  Their intelligence and friendliness wins him over and he spends a lot of time with them and they become his friends and become over fond of English orange marmalade. When he ...

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N.M. College management fest Drishti, Feb 15

Drishti┬á2015 is a mosaic which┬áblends culture and creativity. Narsee┬áMonjee┬áCollege’s┬áfest ÔÇÿDrishtiÔÇÖ┬áis a 3 day intercollegiate┬áyouth┬ámanagement festival, Drishti’s┬áfirst initiative was┬á”Christmas at Carter’s”, wherein┬áTeam┬áDrishti┬á2015 went to Carter Road,┬áBandra┬áto celebrate Christmas with a large crowd of┬áunderprivileged kids. Activities like skipping, hand painting and football were conducted to augment the joy and energy of the fete. Drishti┬áalso had its glamour┬ádays┬áwhen the cast and crew of┬áÔÇ£Sulemani┬áKeedaÔÇØ┬ácame ...

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