Home » zArchives » ETC (page 5)

ETC

Entering Round One!

Finally, you have graduated. So, what do you do next? Obviously, find a job! You prepare an excellent resume and apply to some of the best places that you want to work in. And then comes the waiting. The constant staring at the phone, checking the mail every second and keeping your fingers crossed. After weeks of waiting- Nothing! Then ...

Read More »

Truth and beyond…

While reading the trilogy by Jean Sasson – Princess of Arabia, Daughters of Arabia and Desert Royal, I only kept thanking God that I was born in a country where the lives of women have molded from the weak and timid woman to a strong and successful one. The image of an independent, modern Indian woman brings a smile to ...

Read More »

WHY AMERICANS ARE JOBLESS????

John Smith started the day early having set his alarm (made in China ) at 6am. While his coffeepot (made in China ) was perking, he shaved with his electric razor (made in Philippines). He put on a dress shirt (made in Italy ), designer jeans (made in France ) and sport shoe (made in Vietnam). After cooking some breakfast ...

Read More »

Alice: The Netherworld

There is no stopping young Indian authors. Megha Rao (16) joins the bandwagon with her debut novel ‘Alice: The Netherworld’. This young writer from Trivandrum, was brought up in Singapore before she returned to India at the age of ten. She began writing at an early age. “When I was in the first standard, I used to write comics. I ...

Read More »

Satyamev Jayate

Have you been stalked by the numerous hoardings of Aamir Khan staring intently at you no matter where you go? If yes, you must have wondered about what got him all profound, and therefore watched his debut show Satyamev Jayate on a lazy Sunday morning, curious about what was on offer. The internet has been flooded with opinions, both optimistic ...

Read More »

Interview with Shakti Salgaokar

Joining the list of budding authors in India is Shakti Salgaokar (27) who works as a journalist and moonlights as a novelist. Born and brought up in Mumbai, she belongs to a family of writers. Her grandfather is an astrologer and an author whereas her father Jayraj Salgaokar is an economist and a businessman who recently published two books in ...

Read More »

Changing Perspective!

As kids, we always thought we knew what we wanted to become. Our “ambitions” varied from becoming an astronaut to a teacher. Then after clearing our boards, we realized that we needed to take this matter seriously. Those who were still confused went ahead and did Science as it offers more opportunities. While some of us were not even sure ...

Read More »

The not so shallow face of fashion

Air kisses, fashionably late guests,fashionista vibes, charity on the base.hmmph .and what not..?? Delhi has the stunning clothes, killer shoes and bag buzz at the event of fashion’s night out. Wheeling in the suggestive ‘Heavy’ question. What is FNO? Well let me tell you,it’s a girl’s paradise;every man’s nightmare, and place where you wouldn’t mind shedding a few bucks The ...

Read More »

A Suitable Boy

Categorized as ‘unputdownable’, there are only a few books that can make you stay up all night and make you want to re-read them again and again, despite being more than 1400 pages long. You read that right. A Suitable Boy, a Booker Prize-winning work of fiction by Vikram Seth is one of them. One of the longest books ever ...

Read More »

Dump The Junk?

No one can eat just one. This tagline is true not only for lays but also for all the junk food that we eat. Recently the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) published a report that accused 16 major food brands of “containing very high levels of trans-fat, salts and sugar-which invariably leads to severe ill-health and diseases like obesity ...

Read More »