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Taking Stock

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There are several youth-oriented magazines out there which only believe in making a big hue and cry about the usual youth-type topics: love, romance, education, technology, food, substance abuse, music, petty crimes and employment. And then there are the magazines, and I mean solid outfits like JAM here, that believe in a going the extra mile to ensure they are ...

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You know you’re a victim of exam stress when:

Random Ajay Devgun movies (Singham, Son of Sardar, Himmatwala) begin to look like top-class entertainment. Your favourite pastime is tearing up sheets of paper. Your daily vocabulary is reduced to: crap, damn, hell, bloody, goddam. You shoot stapler pins all over the room just to see how far they can go. You sit blankly at your table, staring at the ...

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Iss Pyaar Ko Mein Kya Naam Du?

The rate at which our country is developing and the (gross) rate at which we are ‘modernising’, people have no choice but to accept what they see and just ‘go with the flow’. Now take for instance an old couple that is walking down the road and they come across a girl and boy, hardly 16, kissing each other on ...

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Pilates for Fitness!

The latest fad in fitness that focuses on fluid cycles of movement engaging your core muscles is Pilates(prounounced pilateez). Pilates is a body conditioning routine that may help build flexibility, muscle strength and endurance in the legs, abdominals, arms, hips, and back. It puts emphasis on spinal and pelvic alignment, breathing, and developing a strong core or center, and improving ...

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5 Tips on Buying a Guitar Amplifier

Guitar amplifier has basically two types – The Amplifier (amp) + speaker cabinet built together i.e. a combo (as in image) or A separate amplifier head and stack. Everything has a utility based on the environment they have to be applied or one has to play in. So if you are doing small home type gigs or say has to ...

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WTF Reasons for a break up

The world is abuzz with all kinds of people. There are people who profess undying love for their beloved, and there are people who can’t wait to get their partners off their back. JAM brings you the most bizarre reasons (and these actually happened!) why people broke up with their boyfriends or girlfriends 1) I need to concentrate on my ...

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PDPU OPEN QUIZ 2013- 2-3 Feb, 2013, PDPU, Gandhinagar

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PDPU OPEN QUIZ 2013 KNOWLEDGE KNOWS NO AGE DATE-: 2nd and 3rd FEBRUARY TIME-: 9:00am – 6:00pm VENUE-: PANDIT DEENDAYAL PETROLEUM UNIVERSITY, GANDHINAGAR PDPU Open Quiz is the largest knowledge based event in this region of the country and is organized by the quiz club “Mind Ripple” of Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University (PDPU). PDPU was established as a private university ...

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Aahan 2013

Ideas are dime a dozen “it’s the execution that sets one apart from the other. Aahan, the annual festival of Shri Vile Parle Kelavani Mandal’s Usha Pravin Gandhi College of Managament is the effort of the students to break the monotony of the general trend that college festivals have come to be associated with. Each festival caters to a certain ...

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Most Saturday nights, Ninaad Rahtogi chills with friends at a neighbourhood café, sipping coffee and passing on the hukkah. “Hukkah smoking is all about style,”says the 23-year-old management student. At another lounge, engineering student Kruthik Parekh, 22, is equally hooked on as he takes a long puff. “I love the smooth taste,” he says. One of the cardinal rules of ...

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How Much Power Does Media Have?

, media, powerIf at all you are wondering why a blog is specially dedicated to the interdependance of media and society, lets start on understanding my perception of our society and media. Our Society… What society am I talking about? Groups, communities, states, country?our society, to me is not restricted to a selective number of people, or merely some people ...

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