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Trainee engineer discovers the airhostess.

air hostess

First day in an aeroplane. The excitement was not about taking off on a scientific marvel or agonising if its the Airbus or a Boeing, but the curiosity was about two other things; a) how to pee in the aeroplane, and b) what an air-hostess really looks like and what she really does. Back in the nursery days, the back-bencher pundits ...

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Idli Dosa and the Hyderabad Blues – I

When I returned to United States from India this past December, my friends asked me, “So! How was your India trip?” I felt like an actress who holds a press conference and says, “Oh! I had a whirlwind tour. I was all over the place, promoting my film!” My trip to India was a whirlwind tour all right, except, I ...

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So it ‘s all about getting into an IIT. Or is it?

The JEE Main ranks are out and JEE advanced will be so too shortly. New IITs, is a new hope. An opportunity for increasing population. Many students don’t get into IITs even if they are talented. Because, there are almost lakhs of people applying for IITs. “Old is Gold” Old IITs are better. The top 5 Bombay, Delhi, Madras, Kanpur, Kharagpur ...

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BITS Goa Waves’ Searock Band elims in 9 cities

Searock is an all-India semi-pro band competition hosted as part of the BITS Goa’s three-day long cultural festival, “Waves”. With performances ready to set fire and make the crowd go wild, the Goan atmosphere is just right to set the adrenaline rushing! In its ninth edition, Searock aims to progress further into the underground realm of music in the country ...

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AIESEC: Are you challenging yourself enough?

  There comes a time in everyone’s life when they want to enjoy their independence to the fullest and also figure out the rest of their life. We live in a world where we choices make a big part of our lives. We are left at a crossroads   where we need to decide what we want to become when we ...

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Hyderabad Blues-II: The Big Fat Indian Homecoming

Malika the newly wed NRI from Hyderabad is feeling homesick in America. Here no one cares that you just got married. No one invites you for  dinners. She’ just takes the flight home to feel pampered and fussed over, what she misses in the US. She visits her extended family, three generations of her in-laws, her long lost school friend after 23 years, and ...

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Indian Institute Of Information Technology, Hyderabad

Campus: It’s a nice place -we have no curfew, with few restrictions on our movement. The hostels pamper us, with single rooms for everyone, attached bathrooms for girls, a bunch of ‘ayahs‘ who make living through assignments and projects easier and a mess inside the hostel. The weather here is usually cool because it’s next to the 2000-acre of forest ...

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