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Global Warming

Modern humanity is greatly endangered by the environmental changes that have taken place because of development and progress. Industrial development gave place to the expansion of cities and towns accommodating millions for running various industries.

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Commonwealth Games and Delhi

The XIX commonwealth games which are being held in Delhi this October clearly seem to be more of a political event that a sporting one. The preparations have been going on since February 10th, 2005 when the Organizing Committee for the Commonwealth Games 2010 Delhi was formed, headed by...

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Book Review- The Shining (1977)

The Shining (1977) is among the most famous novels written by the celebrated American Horror writer Stephen King. After the sensational success of ‘Carrie and Salem’s lot’, the author followed up with yet another spine-tingling and bone-numbing story of the paranormal.

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The sport of killing

Life first began on earth as single cells, which later developed into colonies of cells. Over millions of years, these developed into complex organisms. There is one fundamental rule of life: survival of the fittest.

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Pachmarhi- Viewer’s Delight

At the heart of India is situated an exotic place which is popularly called the Queen of Satpura. The place where nature endows its exquisiteness. It is Pachmarhi, a hill station in Madhya Pradesh, situated at a height of 1067 meters in a valley of the Satpura Range in...

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(Dis) Honour Killings

There is no honour in killing and no act of killing can ever be honourable. Then how exactly did this self-contradicting phrase ‘Honour Killing’ come into existence? Welcome to this world where customs overrule logic, where mob mentality snubs an individual’s free thinking, a world where injustice prevails at...

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Monsoons in Mumbai!

As I flipped through the newspaper, the weatherman’s prediction ‘Monsoons 250km away from Mumbai city’ captured my attention. I recollected the once excited chatter on my terrace, “Look, the clouds are moving!” I instantly looked outside; and the dark clouds were rushing towards the north.

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Justice for Bhopal

It was an 8 to 88 crowd’s rally demonstration outside the court, demanding the arrest of former Union Carbide CEO Warren Anderson. On one side, the BJP accused the Congress government, under Rajiv Gandhi, for helping the accused escape, and on the other side, Congress blamed the then Madhya...

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SOME SUNSHINE, SOME RAIN…

These words swirl around in the night breeze like sounds of a wooden wind chime; suddenly the strings are torn and the beads scatter. The song amidst its engulfing tune and conquering lyrics does not fail to remind us of the last song of an engineering student who surrendered...

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The Queen of hills

Guarded by four majestic hills, in the district of the Nilgiris, lies a magnificent beauty. She’s the Queen of Nilgiris, watched over by Snowdon, Elk Hill, Doddabetta and Club Hill. From a height of around two thousand and two hundred meters from sea level, she looks down upon...

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NOKIA N97- the smartphone

Science and technology have made such progress that it is now practically impossible to imagine human life without its inventions. From basic machines to luxurious gadgets, we have become totally dependent on technology. While most of the inventions are beneficial to the human race, some of them also contain...

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Hooked to Hookah?

Wikipedia defines hookah as, “a single or multi-stemmed (often glass-based) instrument for smoking tobacco in which the smoke is cooled and filtered by passing through water. Originally from India, hookah has gained popularity, especially in the Middle East and is gaining popularity in North America, Europe, Australia and Brazil.”

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Gender Bias

Since time immemorial a woman has been suppressed, subdued and has fallen prey to the atrocities inflicted upon her by the so-called “stronger” sex. She is a daughter, a sister, a wife and most importantly, a mother...

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UPA-II First Anniversary

UPA-II has been more of a disappointment, politically, adding another low to many lows of coalition culture. The way BSP, SP, and RJD backed the UPA during cut motions in the Lok Sabha and the manner in which Prime Minister outrightly defended Telecom Minister A Raja....

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The Enormity of Vote Bank Politics

This ominous side of democracy, despite applying all sarcasm, cannot be ignored. Democracy after all did not prove to be as fool-proof as was romanticised. The political system that was actually framed out so very cautiously, simply failed to foresee the cunning of our twenty first century babus...

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Two States

Chetan Bhagat is a popular Indian writer. Born and brought up at Delhi, he studied Mechanical Engineering at the Indian Institute Of Technology Delhi and then at the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad. He is also a columnist with Dainik Bhaskar and Times of India. He has written four books so far, Two States...

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Space Settlement

All of us, at some point in our lives have imagined what it would be like to live in space, with zero gravity, and non-terrestrial atmosphere. I was first exposed to this concept in 2007 when Ms Sunita Williams...

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The Scarlet Letter

When it comes to reading literature, nothing can beat these classic novels. The Scarlet Letter (1850) is a universal classic and masterpiece of Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864) which beautifully does a masterful exploration...

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Wonderful Days

Anime is an acquired taste, a genre of movies based on the style of Japanese comic books. Though it has a select following, anime is all the rage, not only in South Asia, but all over the world.

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Medical Tourism & India

Just as the term explains itself, Medical tourism, even called ‘healthcare tourism’, is about travelling international to acquire healthcare. Conversely, it also means medical help providers travel abroad to reach out to the masses proposing to deliver their best medical service. However, the implementation of the second definition usually...

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