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Cancer and Karma – The New Diagnosis
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Cancer and Karma – The New Diagnosis

Friday, November 24, 2017 @ 11:35 PM
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Wow. Like, just wow. Cancer and Karma have emerged as the most unlikely bed fellows in a new burning controversy put into place by none other than a Health Minister of our country. The Assamese Health Minister, Himanta Biswa Sarma, recently made a statement where he proclaimed the following: “If you observe the background, you […]

Is there a Cure for Delhi?
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Is there a Cure for Delhi?

Friday, November 17, 2017 @ 06:08 PM
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The smog in Delhi has been in the news lately and has even gained a whole new identity of its own. Like the lead character of a rather gory movie, its PM2.5 status has been bandied about while news item after news item has dwelled on the sheer audacity of this smog to rise beyond […]

Have we Regressed as a Nation? No!
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Have we Regressed as a Nation? No!

Thursday, November 16, 2017 @ 10:56 AM
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The recent furore over the Padmavati movie escalated to celebrity heights when the lady essaying the lead role condemned us all to a gloomy and doomed fate – we have regressed as a nation, she said. Well, ahem, no we have not. While there are a number of problems that plague us, what we necessarily […]

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Yesterday, the news was awash with the newly launched Hijab wearing Barbie. My soon to turn 8 daughter who is at the edge of her Barbie playing years, asked me about it. I showed a few pictures of Olympian fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad. Not only did this lady compete in the Rio Olympics, but she also […]

Me Too – A Sad truth
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Me Too – A Sad truth

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 @ 01:40 PM
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Me too. Trending hashtags may come and go, but there are a few that stay on and rally for a whole new wave of social evolution. Which is exactly what the Me Too hashtag is trying to do. The hashtag is more of a movement which is getting added to thousands (if not millions), of […]

Padmavati Trailer Drops – As Do Many Heartbeats
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Padmavati Trailer Drops – As Do Many Heartbeats

Friday, October 13, 2017 @ 12:20 PM
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The Padmavati trailer is out and here is my very first thought – it should be illegal for something / someone to look this good! Whether it is the opulent sets with the right fit in terms of earthy elements, or the sheer good looks of Deepika Padukone as Rani Padmavati – the good looks […]

No Taj Mahal in UP Tourism Booklet – Umm, what?
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No Taj Mahal in UP Tourism Booklet – Umm, what?

Tuesday, October 03, 2017 @ 12:54 PM
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The Taj Mahal has long since stood not only as one of the seven wonders of the world, but also as an icon for Indian tourism. Situated in the city of Agra – the erstwhile seat of power during the Mughal rule in India – this shimmering marble structure is known as the monument of […]

My Tryst with GST
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My Tryst with GST

Monday, October 02, 2017 @ 12:33 PM
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The recent changes in the economy and GST have been nothing short of drastic. The major, sweeping changes were kickstarted by the demonetisation move. Now, with the mandatory Goods and Services Tax that applies on everything we avail and sell, businesses are finding many changes in the way their businesses are now running. I think the first […]

Welcome to Introvert Anonymous
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Welcome to Introvert Anonymous

Monday, September 25, 2017 @ 12:34 PM
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I will come straight out and admit it – I am an introvert. I hide behind my laptop or phone in perpetual incognito mode. From this ‘vantage point’, I look at the world and make my own without having to merge the two places. Which is why this next book appealed to me so much! […]

Top Phones to buy in 2017
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Top Phones to buy in 2017

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 @ 08:47 PM
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Looking for the top phones to buy in 2017? Well, you are at the right place! We are a few hours from the launch of the latest iPhone – the iPhone X and the tech world is already buzzing with excitement! Here’s a direct report from our Tech Guru of sorts, Vishaakh Bhalla, on the […]