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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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unofficial-prospectus-archives – Ramnarayan/Ramnivas Ruia College,Matunga

A.K.A. – Ruia College Campus: A five minute walk from the Matunga (central) station to this college, you get delicious aroma of ‘filter coffee’ wafting through, the road lined up with shops selling t-shirts, shoes, accessories and of course softy ice cream! The campus is modest but well-maintained with spacious classrooms, canteen, well equipped labs and auditoriums. The ‘quadrangle’ in ...

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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 ...

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Tap The talent

So you want to be in the media? You want to be a journalist but have no formal training after your graduation? Don’t worry. These training programmes will help you to achieve that dream. Picture Courtesy: Asian College of Journalism So you want to be in the media? Either it’s the attraction towards the glitz and glamour of the media ...

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SCM

SCM- Social Communications Media – An excellent course, the catch is – only for girls Sophia Polytech’s SCM packs in everything you ever wanted to know about media – print, Electronic, Advertising, Films, PR) into a short 1 year. The basic requirement to apply to the course is a 3 year graduation with at least 50% marks in any discipline. ...

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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 ...

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Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR)

38% of candidates in UP elections have declared criminal cases. Press Release: Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR), 28 Jan, 2012 Highlights of Uttar Pradesh: 38% of candidates contesting in 1st Phase of Uttar Pradesh elections have declared criminal cases, 51% are crorepatis, 34% have never filed Income Tax Return. Press release details reproduced here(in part). For complete details visit http://adrindia.org/resources/most-popular/upcoming-assembly-elections-2012#Uttar_Pradesh ...

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Move Over Vampires And Wizards, The Gods Are Here.

We have had too much of Potter-y magic and blood sucking vampires. It is now time to move to a different genre of fiction. With modern day authors drawing inspiration from ancients myths and transforming the art of story-telling, fiction dealing with mythology is selling like hot cakes. Just so you don’t get left behind, JAM gives you a list ...

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