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IIM Shillong

IIM Shillong – a mockery in the name of ‘IIM’ Can a person without academic credentials or a PhD be appointed as director of an IIM? Can administrative staff attend faculty meetings and interfere in academic matters? Can faculty be denied their allowances and even the contributory provident fund (CPF) due by law? All this and much more constitutes the ...

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P. James Magic Show

P. James Magic Show Introducing the oh-so-famous P. James. This is one of those things about Chennai that every citizen identifies with. Don’t kid me by saying you haven’t seen this guy’s graffiti all over the city-from public urinals, to the walls of Drive-In on Radhakrishnan Salai! P. James is one of those iconic people from the times of Madras ...

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Film City Fun!

It has been almost a year since the Innovative Film City opened near the Bidadi Industrial area. But many of its attractions have been under construction. Now, almost complete, it’s a perfect place for a one day trip. There is something here for everyone. The kids will enjoy it and the adults will too, that is if they keep the ...

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Get sporty about dancing

The DanceSport Association of Maharashtra organised a one-of-a-kind event earlier this month, aiming to promote dancing as a sport. The event, held on August 6, received an overwhelming response. Competitors proficient in Latin American Dance Forms like Cha Cha, Rumba, Jive and Samba, with different grades of expertise flaunted their talents in a thrilling competition that was appraised by a ...

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Teen – Quest

Menstrual Agony Q: Is it true that if an unmarried girl is suffering from severe pain during menses, having sexual intercourse cures her problem? Can sex during menses be responsible for developing sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)? A: There is no truth to the rumour that sexual intercourse cures menstrual pains. On the contrary, it can heighten the risks of contracting ...

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Young achievers – HR college Mumbai students start his own book store

Aditya Malkani Background: Student of HR College At just 19, Aditya has done way more than what some people hope to achieve in a lifetime. Apart from doing all that a student needs to do, he makes time for several worthy and intriguing projects. One of his most impressive ventures so far is the Foreword Bookstore. Started in July 2007, ...

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Tech support

It’s no longer just roti kapda aur makaan. We now need a lot more for survival (ya ya we’re like this only). Saurabh Datar brings you the new basics of life in our times 1. Computers Certainly one of the best inventions ever to happen, Computer Ji has been locked into our lives in more ways than one. From reservations ...

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Sony VAIO W Hands – On Preview

Stylish, sturdy and high on performance is how I would describe Sony. There’s no denying the fact that some of the best gadgets we’ve seen till date are from Sony. The same goes for their Notebook line-up as well, they are all damn expensive but you definitely get your money’s worth. The entry model comes with a 10.1″ LED screen ...

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Corsair Survivor 16 GB Rugged Drive

USB Flash drives have become ubiquitous these days and they are usually subjected to a lot of wear and tear at the hands of the user. Corsair seems to have taken note of this and hence has introduced the new Corsair Survivor. Built to endure just about any punishment, this 16 GB drive is with us right now. We will ...

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Pushkar

Every alley, nook and cranny of this enchanting desert town throws up something new. Amandeep Singh and Akshay Bhoan share their exploits… When you head into Rajasthan and suddenly start bumping into firangs selling English tea in the middle of a hot desert, topping it off with some dope, you know you have arrived in Pushkar. Located near Ajmer, Pushkar ...

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