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Shoot at Sight

Are you an amateur photographer looking to go pro but with no budget? Or simply someone who likes taking gorgeous pictures? You need a budget SLR If you want to move up from your point and shoot and intend to get down and dirty with photography, you need an SLR. Infinitely better images, more control over the picture and endless ...

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Checkered flag

Here’s a look at the top five racing games for your shiny new PlayStation 3. Motorstorm Love racing in dirt? Then this is the game for you. Motorstorm is one of the PS3’s highest selling games, and for good reason. Burnout Paradise The same Burnout goodness, only better. This time around there’s the vast landscape of Paradise City to explore ...

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Suited booted fools

here is a new specie of humans let loose in the world these days. These people are dressed in trousers and shirts in colours that people like me would rather wear to funerals. In fact, they’d probably use this attire on a trek. It’s not about their clothes that makes them unbearable; the stiffness of their dressing sense also reflects ...

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I want to sing item Number

I am an aspiring playback singer. Two years ago, I got the contact number of singer Shubha Mudgal through a friend. Shubhaji has been able to successfully fuse classical music with Indi-pop to deliver some very good songs in the past. I was extremely thrilled at the prospect of meeting her in person. With a request to train me in ...

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New acts at I-Rock

The Indian rock scene, contrary to what popular Bollywood would have you believe, is not exclusive of bassists, or imagination. There’s a bunch of new acts coming up around the country and every year some enterprising ones compete for the chance to participate at the annual Independence Rock held at Mumbai. For every one act from each city (Kolkata, Pune, ...

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Tibet in Delhi

If you are in Delhi, you should know where ISBT is. And if you go to North Campus, ISBT is on the way. But we will not talk about ISBT ‘cos it will not make an interesting story. We will talk about the Tibetan market opposite ISBT. In the boring vicinity of ISBT, exists a colourful dude type market where ...

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A Clockwork Orange

Appy polly loggy for the lingo, lest you label me bezoomny. Alex (a lex, ‘without law’ in Latin), the protagonist is a nadsat who roams the street with his banda committing ultra-violence for enjoyment. Drunk on Moloko Plus, eyeing at groodies and sharries and armed with britva and nozh, Alex and his droogs indulge in crast and tolchoking and the ...

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TB or Not TB

You know what sucks about life? Diseases. These are testy creatures that strike just when you least expect them and like philosophical vampires, suck the life out of you. I was unfortunate enough to encounter one of these a few weeks ago. So there I was, making sure that thousands of our nation’s youth get the best from their beloved ...

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9.20E+11

That is not just a number. It’s a mission. It’s a mission to irritate the hell outta you. It’s a mission to haunt you. It’s a mission by the dog all of you find cute. But he is a #1 harami. I’m talking about a call one gets from this Vodafone number. You don’t recognise the number so you pick ...

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The Sour Cream & Onion Shootout

The Contestants: Pringles and Lays The Prices: Pringles Rs.80, Lays (big bag) Rs.20 The Taste: Lays, though it claims on the cover to have ‘American Style’ sour cream ‘n onion, is really bringing us the flavor Indian style. They overflavour their rippled chips, really soaking them in the sour cream ‘n onion goodness in a way only a perfectly calibrated ...

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