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Malala opens schools for Syrian girls

Malala Yousafzai, on her 18th birthday on Sunday was not partying her way into adulthood, it seems. An inspirational figure, who won the Nobel Prize for Peace last year, was at the Syrian border campaigning for girls’ rights and opened a school for 200 girls in armed conflicts’ affected areas for educating and training them.   The Malala Yousafzai All ...

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Are you ready to crack that interview?

With the career race getting tougher and more competitive, there really is no room for error. You need to nail that interview, and not just with your qualifications and merits, but also in presentation. You may think that the way you dress doesn’t make much of a difference but you could not be more wrong. But not to worry, follow ...

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Combat Guide for the College Girl !

Most of you beautiful ladies out there are now ready to take on to the world, But college can be quite a different ball-game than school was! Here are some tips, serious ones! 1. Don’t word hard. Work smart. It’s not your class 10th or 12th boards. Grow up! 2. Make lots of friends! Especially the dumb day scholars. They’ll ...

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Got a Barbie in your collection?

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Barbie approaches her 55th birthday. Created by Mattel in 1959 and inspired by a fashion doll named Bild Lilli from Germany, these dolls were first introduced at the New York Toy-fair and were an instant success. Mow more demure than ever, ‘Barbie in India’ has several avatars like the one wearing a wedding outfit, one dressed in gharchola saree representing ...

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First Date Gyaan

For Girls 1. Fix your hair (Try at least) 2. “Look, I can balance a spoon on my nose/ You wanna see shadow bunnies?” – No stunts (strict NO) 3. “He’s so cute, his voice is so sexy” – Do not DROOL 4. No glazed love-struck eyes. Not cool…not hot! 5. “I love unicorns. India meri jaan. I feel so ...

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The change?

Very recently I announced among my group of friends that I have become an uncle. Everybody seemed happy and asked me that if it is a boy or girl. I said boy and then I said I was up all night with congratulatory phone calls. One of my friend who hails from a north Indian state said in a very ...

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PG Girls – Oh the freedom to stay out late!

Everybody says ‘home sweet home’. I agree too. But home at times is not so sweet when you are surrounded with restrictions. In our society, especially girls are bound to follow rules (luckily not the case with me). On the other hand boys are ‘aankhon ka taara’. They are not so bonded with restrictions but that doesn’t mean they can ...

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Review; To B.E or no to B.E

Engineering. What strikes first when you hear this word? Your grades? First crush? First daaru party? Hostel? Ragging? Canteen? Placement? Floods back memories? Doesn’t it? And for those who have not yet experienced or are never going to experience it, Dipen Ambalia brings to you an inside story. A life and time of the engineering multitude. 4 years of a ...

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Can dance express the pain of communal riots?

Parinati, a Bharathnatyam solo dance drama will be performed by Aarthy Natarajan on June 22, at Mumbai. Parinati is a painful exploration of a girl’s life, which is traumatized by the death of her parents in communal riots. Categorized in different stages, the Bharathnatyam dance drama accentuates the overwhelming emotions of girl ranging from agony to trauma to revenge and ...

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Ladkiyan na jaane kyun…

You’d think I would have discovered this in school. Our quiz club had one girl. Me. This didn’t really affect any of us, since we were used to each other. Except in the inter-school quizzes when people would discover that our team had (gasp!) a girl. An intelligent human being with, like, legs! In a skirt! My own teammates found ...

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