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Is AIB Modern or Perverse?

When India turned independent sixty six years ago, one of the rights imbibed in our constitution is the right of freedom of speech. This happens to be the fundamental right that has been bestowed upon every individual and is used and misused by them every single day. However, in the 21st century when a group of comedians organized an insult comedy ...

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10 ways to make this 26 Jan special

1. Rather than watching POTUS live on TV gather your school buddies and be a part of republic day celebrations at your school 2. Respect the national anthem and the flag by putting your phones in flight mode while doing so. 3. Ride/drive out to a near by destination be it beach side or in the lap of nature in ...

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Obama in India

With a humongous amount of hype around Obama visiting India, the whole nation it appears is on it’s toes to welcome the United States’ President. Many contentious issues will be discussed between Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi during this visit. Do these hyped up visits serve any purpose? To start with,┬á discussions┬ápertaining an agreement on climate change, civil-nuclear deal ...

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Indian Science – Myths or Theories.

Science stands for TRUTH i.e. being practical and THEORY i.e. being untested. All present day concepts ┬áincluding Copernicus’ Theory of Sun at┬ácenter┬á[1514 A.D.] , Aristotle’s Theory of Spherical┬áearth rather flat in his book “On The Heavens” [340 BC] were theories and took hundreds of years for mankind to prove. Recent popular ┬áexamples are Stephen Hawking’s [Theoretical Physics] of beginning of ...

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A day without the phone

Recently while travelling to Bandra I lost my phone and all hell broke loose. Keeping aside the reaction and trouble caused, there was a totally different loss for me- no talking, no texting, no calls nothing. I wailed and fretted and cribbed for a few days till this one day. It was all very normal, I was going out with ...

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Terror @ free speech

For three days, France was terrorized by two al-Qaida-linked brothers and an associate. The French responded by linking arms to show unity and defiance Early this month, on the 7th, Charlie HebdoÔÇÖs office was attacked in the name of Islam. During the attack masked gunmen fatally shot more than a dozen people leaving the rest wounded. Although France and other ...

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Keeping up with those Resolutions: Learn a new Language

A few months ago , I abruptly decided that i will start learning a new language, Italian . Not to impress people, not to make my CV look better , but because I wanted a new challenge in my life. So if you too are looking for a ÔÇ£kickÔÇØ in your life, this is just the thing for you. Learning ...

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5 events in 2014 that shocked us

  Ebola outbreak The massive Ebola outbreak in march 2014 left the whole world gasping in fear. Ebola was like a dark shadow cast over our sunny year. This particular Ebola outbreak killed more people than all other previous outbreaks combined. As of December 20th , 7,533 people in the world have died of Ebola, according to WHO. We stepped ...

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Peshawar terror tragedy

Terrorism is the one word we use to define the despicable acts that people commit under the guise of religion and as a crude form of justice. It has no face, sees no innocence and simply leaves tragedy in its wake.  What happened in Peshawar yesterday was simply another ruthless illustration of an act of violence committed and the heartbreak ...

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Two years, No change.

raped

Rape is the word all women are far too familiar with. .We ask ourselves thousands of questions; check the mirror millions of times. It is the dread that subsists at the back of our minds when we leave our homes every day. This apprehension that has intensified, due to the incident that occurred on this very day two years ago. ...

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