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10 Things India Needs Independence From.

On the occasion on 68th Independence of our beloved country, I decided to understand the point of view of my fellow classmates. What is their idea of Independence. However, suddenly I took a detour from my chain of thoughts and insuread asked them, What does our country need Independence from? Some of the answers were thought-provoking and confronting. So,I zeroed ...

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Amazing renditions of ÔÇÿJana Gana ManaÔÇÖ

As proud Indians we celebrate our 68th year of Independence with great gusto. An inspiring version of our national anthem ÔÇÿJana Gana ManaÔÇÖ makes the day even more special. The national anthem penned by Rabindranath Tagore was first rendered in 1911 on Dec. 27th at the Calcutta session of the Indian National Congress. January 24, 1950 remains a prolific day ...

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The clueless boyfriend gifting guide

Gift for the girlfriend- you guys know how hard you work and how much pressure this brings. But is it really that difficult? The thing is, girls are (mostly) materialistic. So if you have a fun filled day planned for her but there isn’t a “gift” at the end of it, it won’t be perfect. So these ideas are for ...

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25 Things Only a Proud Calcutta- waala will understand

ÔÇ£You can take a Bengali out of Calcutta, but you can never take Calcutta out of a Bengali.ÔÇØ Yes, this statement is more than a 100% true. Once youÔÇÖve lived in The City of Joy, itÔÇÖs pretty difficult to manage anywhere else. So, here are few of the things that make a Bengali proud of his/her city: ┬á 1.┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬áThe roadside ...

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R.I.P. Robin Williams

The world mourns the loss of legendary comedy actor Robin Williams who died from an apparent suicide. Robin Williams gained huge popularity as the adorable alien from the television series named Mork & Mindy in 1978. There was no looking back from then. Robin Williams gained huge success in stand-up comedy as well as his tryst with television and movies. ...

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Make a short film in 101 hours, make a change.

Do you want to make a difference, by making your own short films, and showing them to the world, Register yourself on www.yesfoundation.in. YES FOUNDATION, the social development arm of YES BANK. Shoot, Edit & Upload a Film – All just in 101 HOURS! Registered participants would receive their film making topics at 6 am on Independence Day by email ...

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Have a Game Night Date. Even with a non-gamer

All couples are familiar with the hassle of pre planning a successful date night. Instead of expensive night outs if you opt for an in house date, here’s something new you can try with your partner if you haven’t already. For gamers and non gamers, theses 8 games are a perfect combination of fun, easy to play yet not cliché, ...

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Forgotten Scams

Forgotten Scams Sins While India was reeling under the burdens of debts, economic crisis, unemployment and various other elements meant to decapitate our society, some people were simply basking in the light of the black gold, euphemism for black money, like a summer vacation in our poverty ridden land. Corruption has been so abundant in our country, be it recession ...

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A recovering shopaholic​’s diary

Shopping. Oh what sweet, sweet therapy shopping is. Brightly lit store, a hint of perfume, the smell of new handbags, the air-conditioned form of bliss. I never referred to myself as a shopaholic. Sure, I like shopping but I’m not addicted to it, right? So what if I bought another hair clip to add to my collection of 47 hair ...

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Learn the Art of Gifting this Raksha Bandhan

Time to swap sibling rivalry for sibling revelry. Sisters always nag and irritate brothers everywhere and vice versa. But life will always feel incomplete without our partner in crime who has saved us from our parents impending scolding and still do. Raksha Bandhan is great time to make your sister feel special by gifting her something really mind-boggling. Now the ...

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