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Why we love Reality Shows..

“Kick him, yeah Nikhil! Beat him till death” I was in my room, trying to put my head deep in the books as exams were on. Suddenly I heard something from another room where all my roomies were shouting and asking ‘Nikhil’ to beat someone. For a moment I thought they have started fighting with each other, but who the heck is ...

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Himalayan Mountain Terrain Biking, Shimla, 2014.

Spring has its own charm in the Himalayan hills. The valleys are lush and full of life, the skies are clear and blue, the trails raw and the temperatures cool. In other words, the perfect setting for hosting a mountain bike race. On April 12, 65 riders started some ferocious cycling over a distance of approx 120 kms over two ...

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16th Annual Kala Ghoda Arts Festival

The Kala Ghoda Arts Festival, now in its 16th year, is a community celebration of arts within one of the most beautiful and historic precincts of Mumbai, The Kala Ghoda Art District. Every year, this festival takes place from the first Saturday in February till the next Sunday. The dates of this year’s festival is from the 1st February to 9th ...

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Safar ka Suffer – species on the local train.

safar ka suffer train

It took me four weeks weak analysis, to finally finish my thesis on types of travellers. You are bound to encounter the different varieties that I have identified, one time or the other. Here’s the deal – the travellers classification. Touch me not: This kind of species is found in every first class compartment. Whether it’s your bag, your earphones, ...

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Waitress for a Day

Pooja Bhula, who wished to work at Zanzi Bar at Baga Beach in Goa, does just that… Yes, I am referring to the oh-so-famous Zanzi Bar Shack at Baga Beach in Goa! I visited this bar for the first time with my college friends in 2007 and it was a lovely experience. I loved the food and the elegant yet ...

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Young Techies: From Presentations to Apps

Four Apps and 17000 downloads! Steve Jobs is an inspiration for Shravan Kumaran,12 & Sanjay Kumaran,11 who are developing iPhone apps under their own company – Go Dimensions. They have developed four applications that are available in Apple’s App Store! The two brothers were born in Bangalore and brought up in US for four years after which they moved to ...

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Top 5 regrets of the dying..

A hospital nurse once recorded the top five regrets of the dying people. With suicide rates shooting up, who knows when one might need to them. So save them and keep ’em handy! 1. I wish I had the courage to live a life true to myself, and not the life others expected of me 2. I wish I hadn’t ...

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The Art of MANAGEMENT

“ONE IS ALONE” and “TWO MAKES A TEAM”, reinforcing the fact that a group brings strength and efficiency in work, so it is quite wrong to say that cowards walk in groups. It is the “MANAGERS” who walk in groups. Group building and Group leadership are the most sought after skills that employers look for in a managerial candidate. Creativity ...

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Top 5: Haunted Places In India

India is galore with stories of ghosts and spirits. Here we are, presenting the five most spookiest and scariest haunted places of India, which is worth to test your courage and beliefs. 1. Bhangarh, Rajasthan: This place ranks as the third most haunted place in the world. It is basically a ruined ancient town in the Alwar district of Rajasthan. ...

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