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Formula 1 Racing

So you dream of following in Narain’s footsteps. How would YOU reach formula racing level at all? Start with go-Karting! Fundamental Training Ground This is not some kind of cruel joke. You read it right – go Karting. It’s safe, easily accessible and teaches you the ABCD of racing such as agility, concept and use of the racing line and ...

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Auto Design

Check out the “DC”!!! Dilip Chhabria, India’s only automobile designer, gives gyaan on what it takes to rule the roads. You have seen his creations flame the road. The bright vehicles with broad radials and sleek bumpers gliding thru potholes. This Dr Frankenstein of auto-parts has the power to bring new life to ordinary vehicles. The slogan of his company ...

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Yoga

Introduction to Yoga: Today, yoga has become very popular the world over and is widely accepted as an alternate therapy and a means of relaxation. Along with the increase in the popularity of yoga, there has been an increase in demand for teachers. But teaching yoga can’t be looked at as a job, say lifelong practitioners. Bina Shah, who completed ...

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Reiki

Origins of Reiki Reiki, a Japanese word meaning ‘Universal Life Energy’, is a form of spiritual healing where a person uses the surrounding energy to heal others. According to Reiki Grand Master Dr Rajeev Mehra, “the process is called ‘attunement’ where a master attunes a candidate to absorb energy. He opens the chakras (energy centers in our body), creating a ...

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Feng Shui

Introduction: Are your relationships going through a bad phase? Career graph flowing downwards? Bringing home some Feng Shui symbols like a crystal ball, coins and water fountain could do wonders. Even better, become a Feng Shui consultant by learning the craft of ‘directing’ things to go your way. Feng Shui pronounced “foong shway” is a Chinese science for better living. ...

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After Graduation, What?

Come graduation and an imaginary ‘Unemployed Graduate Statistic’ board hangs over your head. The prospect of landing a job looms large for all fresh graduates (remember, not everyone can get into an MBA!). So, unless papa’s got a business, here are a few openings that’ll help you take your first few steps into the Big Bad Real world! (A) Finance ...

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English literature

SHAKESPEARE CALLING Kavita Ogale explains why a course in English Literature provides the perfect grounding for someone planning to embark on a career in mass communication. ‘English Literature?’ shrieked Abhishek’s mother when she heard her beloved son’s choice of a major in his third year of graduation. That is the response most parents would give to a choice of a ...

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Animation 2005 – Parallel Reality

From movies to music videos to games, it’s everywhere, and it’s getting bigger by the day. The animation industry may booming in the west, but a lot of the work is being outsourced to India. Arjun ‘Draws-Poorly’ Ravi tells you how you can join the bandwagon. “Ogres are like onions” says Shrek, the green ogre, picking up an onion from ...

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Networking

Flashback to when you were in the 2nd standard…all neat and tidy uniforms…sitting in your small chairs…the teacher asks you “Where is Air?” and the whole class echoes with the answers of proud two-feet-tall scholars “Air is everywhere”!!! Let’s get back to the present… when pretty much the same thing can be said about computers. Millions and millions bytes of ...

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MCSE

Microsoft Certification Answers to Questions you were too afraid to ask. What is the Microsoft Certification Program? Microsoft products are everywhere, they run almost everything related to computers. Name a task and you’ll find a Microsoft product for it. So configuring, maintaining and creating systems based on Microsoft products requires an in-depth knowledge of the product and the environment in ...

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