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We Are Like This Only: 7 Indianisms every writer should avoid

India is a country that has its own unique identity and this distinct identity shows itself in the culture, lifestyle, attire and of late, even in the language of Indians. The funny thing is, the sense of Indian-ness is not just seen in the national language Hindi, but surprisingly, even the English language in India reeks of Indian-ness thanks to ...

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Don’t be a cling on

We all want someone special in our lives, a boyfriend/girlfriend, and once we have one after months of hard work, spending, chatting, meeting, nodding in agreement to everything they say, dressing properly i.e successful flirting, we want to keep them for long. But the thing is, these days many people take the mannerisms of a relationship too literally. Just because it ...

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Is this the World Cup of the underdog?

The Super 16 stage of the ongoing football world cup has been a thrilling n thoroughly engrossing entertainment package. The hugely anticipated quarterfinals has been dubbed as the rise of the underdogs. A couple of teams considered a bunch of average joe’s by sports critics worldwide are laughing their guts out and proving them wrong. Teams like Colombia, Costa Rica ...

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When did you last switch off your mobile?

Smart-phones, tablets, and laptops have definitely made things quick n easy. Have you seen the recent viral video against social media ‘Look Up’ ? Is too much time spent social networking leaving cracks in our daily relationships? When was the last time you didn’t feel the need to check your phones while having a conversation with someone. One wonders if the ...

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Book Review: Lean In For Graduates

Lean In for graduates is the expanded and updated version of Lean In, it includes additional chapters dedicated to the graduates just entering the workforce. If you haven’t read Lean In, this is a must read for you especially, for recent graduates. Sheryl’s candour is admirable, and renders a feeling of validity to all the guilt and bias women in ...

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Saina Nehwal wins the Australian Open

saina nehwal

Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal won the finals of the Australian  Open Badminton 21-18, 21-11, beating Spain’s 11th seed Carolina Marin in 43 minutes.   she beat the Wrold no 2 chines player  Shixian on her way to the finals. Saina who has a 1-0 Career records against Marin, going into Sunday’s match, logged the first point and displayed some deft net ...

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A Post grad’s “away from home” blues

Why are we so busy that we hardly give importance to the small things in our lives. We all are well protected, within a shell called home. However, once we get out of this cocoon we start realizing how valuable these small things are! One such thing is the “Maa ke haath ka banaya khana!!!!” Certainly, I have been able ...

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Of Stouts and Yale – The Bangalore Beer Run

Like most of your epiphanies, if you choose to go on a beer marathon with your friends, we have words of wisdom for your epic conquest of Bangalore’s 6 best breweries. Similar to all great adventures, this will not be easy, so pay close attention. 1. Windmills Craftworks, Whitefield An ideal setting to meet up with your comrades; unburden with ...

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5 ways to make the summer more pleasant

The monsoon clouds are playing peek a boo in Mumbai and Goa. But for the rest of the country there’s an agonizing summer heat from which there will be no respite till July. So here are 5 ways of making it more pleasant. If you focus on why it’s still not raining, it might sap the joy out of small ...

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Pawn Stars an awesome infotainment show

Online selling sites keep you occupied and entertained. Then how about a ridiculously amazing reality television series that deals with pawning and selling. If you haven’t caught up with this highest rated American reality series playing on the History Channel you are sorely missing out on a dope show called the Pawn Stars. Pawn Stars is a great answer to ...

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