About Karanvir Gupta

Originally from Jammu, Karanvir stays in chennai and works for TCS. A nature lover by heart he has a habit of standing up for causes. Watch out for his views.

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Celebrating Indian Cinema

Now, this is something that makes me feel elated and all cheerful about. It seems to me as if it has been there in situ since times immemorial. The year my grandfather was born, Indian first feature film was in making. And as he grew one year older, the...

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Families – Yesterday and Today

And now, we have the concept of nuclear families which has not only restructured the way families liveand family members co-ordinate but also the living spaces of “modern” day world, the demographics of the business from household items to electronic gadgets. And I feel that economy is the...

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Nostalgic Over Budget?

PreBudget Spice: YeahYes, I am talking about our own budget of 2012-2013, the one that was released on March 16 and preceded by the Railway Budget and Economic Survey on 14th and 15th March 14 and 15 respectively.

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The Conflict of Languages, Dialects and Lingos

The tale of these melodious and tongue twisting conflicts doesn’t ends here. With the advent of technology and rise of chat rooms and messengers, languages have become even more complicated. While our generation can still at times understand the meaning of these chats, the older generations find it equivalent...

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2012 – in Anticipation

For the time being let us see what 2012 has in store for us. Where will the world be by the time 2012 comes to an end? From gamut of political affairs to centre stage of economic action, from the events that would have social impact to the...

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Where are they heading to?

Now the question of surprise is why suddenly these movements came into being at the same time? One reason can be one, protests give the heads up to another. Other could be that the height of atrocities reached a level where public had no other option than to become...

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Inflation

Inflation is actually the rise in prices of goods and services over a period of time. When the general level of prices increases, one unit of currency can buy fewer goods and services with it. It also refers to the decreasing purchasing power of the people and the nation...

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Life at Rs 52.73 per Dollar!

Let us take a closer look on how this exchange rate fluctuation takes a toll on everyone involved directly or indirectly in the business of making business. For your information Indian Rupee was floated against dollar in 1991 during the time of liberalization at 31.26 Rs per dollar. Before...

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Brands and Publicity – Part II

Let us start from getting up in the morning and our daily chores. Colgate, doesn’t need any introduction, compared to the other brands has less aggressive marketing. They definitely have their own marketing strategy, well each company/product has. The point to be taken note of is Colgate doesn’t do...

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Celebrating Thanksgiving

We celebrate Lohri in North india, Pongal in Tamil Nadu, Onam in Kerala, Bihu in Assam, Baisakhi in Punjab; all with same purpose of giving a good harvest this season. We thank God for all his bestowing and various gifts he has endowed with us. And this doesn’t changes...

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Brands and Publicity – Part I

I must admit that Ad Gurus have become smart over a period of time and are more potent these days when it comes to fooling the public. Human sentiments take a back seat while they conceptualise their advertisements and brands buck up for advertisement campaigns.

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India 2020

2012, A point in the present date where India’s intervention has become inevitable in all realms of affairs be it international politics, world economy, a country’s foreign policy or globalisation. India’s presence can be no longer neglected. From IT export to US to lending hand to euro crisis, India...

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I’m a BOY. I’m born in Middle Class!

And the complete family rejoiced on that cry of a boy born in a middle class family. And you can hear the screams enthrilled and filled with all the excitement and happiness “Mere Laal”, “Mera Chiraag”, etc. From the grandfather to the chachu (dad’s younger brother), everyone is celebrating....

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Revolution 2020

Revolution 2020 the new bug that bite every youngster and even me. I was on my way to home for Diwali break when I saw this maroon coloured book about which I recently read so much in news paper articles and net that I couldn't escape buying one. “I'm...

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The Tales I have to Tell

Today also I remember those dark nights full of light of wisdom when my grandfather used to tell me lots and lots of stories. Fables from the village where he grew and the way he lived those years, parables from day to day life and tales of that inglorious...

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From The Bus’ Window…

It was 5:50 a.m. and I had just returned from my Out of Station assignment. To my surprise, I had to stand for 10 mins to find a seat. Probably the weekend hangovers, when people come from their spot lil vacations. But as I always crave, I could get...

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Where Do the Sparks Lie?

In a young moving nation like India, where there is so much hype regarding education and its standards every now and then, do you really feel that if we are provided with so called “world class” education, we would make a difference to society? Whether we would be able...

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Aarakshan

‘Aarakshan’ the movie released on 12 August 2011 is one of Prakash Jha’s typical engrossing on one of the other social factors gripping the society. Self proclaimed socio-political drama captures a burning issue of today’s Rising India. It is conceptualized on the caste based reservation in government jobs...

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Anna Hazare and His Campaign

It’s been just few days since it started and has caught the attention of one and all. Something that has sent waves of fear and insecurity to the people in chairs at top positions in the country.Something that is doing rounds of discussions at every dining table in families...

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Tunneling to the Beginning of Time

Better be not amazed when you are reading an article in a newspaper and hundred other new inventions or discoveries have been made at the same jinx of time to make an appearance in the next day’s columns. Science is progressing at a pace much faster than our pace...

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Exploring Heaven!!

Summer vacations have just started. Everyone is busy planning their vacation to one or the other destination, one thing that ought to be common among all destinations; beat the heat there! Don’t think more, there is nothing in comparison to PARADISE ON EARTH, Kashmir. The only place where you...

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Fashion and Lifestyle

From the times when early man existed, there has always been a popular style or practice that has always caught the attention of all whether it is their way of wrapping around leaves or igniting fire from stones. Weird, as it sounds, but it was the fashion of the...

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3 Idiots

3 Idiots is a comedy flick released in 2009 starring Amir Khan, Kareena Kapoor, R.Madhvan and Sherman Joshi. The other cast members include Boman Irani, Mona Singh,Omi Vaidya and Javed Jaffery. The movie is directed by Raj Kumar Hirani and produced by Vidhu Vinod Chopra. The movie is believed...

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The Forgotten Values

Once known as the bird of gold, India, was endowed with rich culture and varied heritage. So broad was the spectra of its culture and values, that people would come from far and near to study its history and delve into the roots of such magnificent culture. Max Mueller...

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The Growing Corruption in India

India is a land of diversity and varied heritage, need not say, a complete world resides in this country itself. From North to South and from East to West, spanning across all spheres of the nation, there are two words that unite everyone here viz: India and Corruption. Absolutely...

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Nameless Relationships!!

And this was the very common scene at 11:00 a.m. in the class of XI when Aman, a commerce student would go and call Anamika, a science student for a round, both taking a break from their group of friends for a while. They used to go far while...

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Withering Arts

Parents discourage their children, suppress their interest for art, to settle for more lucrative jobs, as art is not considered a viable career option. The new education system has become a burden for the students, leaving no time to be devoted for co-curricular activities. Gradually, tastes have changed and...

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