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  • Statue of Unity in Gujarat

    A lot of media attention is being given to the Statue of Unity which is the Statue of Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel which was inaugurated in Gujarat state. This is the tallest statue in the world. Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel was also known as Iron Man. The total cost of this statue is around 3000

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  • Stealing of bedsheets and towels in Indian Railways

    Its in news that lakhs of towels, bedsheets and blankets are being stolen or taken away by passenger of Indian Railwaysfue to which Indian railways are incurring huge losses. The sad part is that none of the railway employees tries to stop passengers from taking towel and blankets, what they

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  • SUCCESS and UNCERTAINTY

    Does Success ride on the back of Uncertainty ? There is no definite answer for this - May be or May not. Then what is Success. It can be answered in many different ways, all answers are co-related to the context. So no point in giving any definition of Success. Just highlight how Success and

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  • Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) :: A success ?

    Today is 2nd October which is celebrated as Gandhi Jayanti across India. Do you think that the Swachh Bharat Mission launched by Modi government has been successful in creating a clean and open-defacation free India ?

  • Tamasha- I think I wasted my time

    Why all our movies are same?

    I am not a critic or an avid viewer of movies who is very eager or go in details of every movie that gets released on Fridays. In fact, the paucity of ideas in film makers is one of the main reasons

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  • Tamil girls,Punjabi men: The best thing for India

    As a subaltern, I had the privilege of being posted in the Tamil Nadu state. To be precise, I was posted at the Air Force Station at Tambaram and the unit was Air Force flying Instructors School (AFIS). it was a baptism which I have never forgotten. To start by virtue of being a member of an

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  • The 'Selfie' World

    I, me and myself . That’s what the society has come down to. Everything about oneself takes overriding priority over anything else in this world. Being self centered is considered to be normal and absolutely fine today!

    The Journey from

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  • The (in)efficiency of our high courts..

    According to a survey conducted by an NGO , our high courts are one of the slowest in disposing off the pending cases with Allahabad HC being the most lax, taking more than 3 years to dispose off a case and Sikkim the fastest , probably because they have fewer cases being filed.

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  • The All Time Adventurists

    Giant Size heroes of our society

    This is my first post on this site about humans, but all of them are superhuman size, larger than life, larger than all of us. Why larger than life? Because they never let others reduce their size or importance. Yes,

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  • The army and constitutional responsibility

    RecentlyI had been to Burma now called Myanmar. A fact that stood out was that the Burmese Army had a constitutional role in the governing of the state. I came to know that 30% of the seats in Parliament are reserved for the army and only the remaining 70% is up for grabs. This means the Army

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  • The art of judging and misjudging

    We live in a society where often we are misjudged for our actions without knowing the intentions behind those actions. The root of judging is not physical but rather psychological. According to research, we often bear two questions in mind when we meet a person for the first time-first being

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  • The constant lack of quality engineers in India in recent times

    About 1.5 million engineers are released every year from various colleges throughout the country, but most of them simply do not have the required skill to be employed.The amount of students opting to become engineers is so much that engineering is easily the mass

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  • The debate about being Vegan

    The is a very old debate about the drawbacks of non-veg diet of human beings. A large amount of water is spent to raise animals to satisfy demands of non-vegetarians. Also the animals release large amount of green house gases such as methane which causes global warming. So in order to satisfy

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  • The great Pacific Garbage Patch :: Ocean Cleanup

    The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is a patch of garbage which has accumulated in Northern Pacific Ocean. The garbage consists mostly of plastic and chemical waste. This garbage patch was discovered in 1980's . A Dutch non profit organisation has decided to cleanup the ocean. They will carry along

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  • The Life And Times Of M . F. Hussain

    M F Hussain is probably one of the most well- known Modern Indian Painters , also part of the Progressive Artistes Group of Bombay. MF Hussain with all that fame and popularity, was also very humble, down to earth and an endearing person to all those who came

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  • The Movie "Sajjan Singh Rangroot" will bring Alive Glory of Sikh Soldiers

    The film "Dunkirk" hit the screen last year. It was immediately hailed as a tribute to the British Soldier and a faithful representation of a true incident during World War II. The film depicts that when facing the onslaught of the German Army, evacuated from Dunkirk in the faceoff heavy

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  • The Two Nation Theory:is it Relevant Today

     Mohammad Ali Jinnah is regarded as the founder of Pakistan. It is often forgotten that Jinnah started his politics as a secularist and a leader of the Congress Party. He, however, transformed himself into a rabid communalist and coined the slogan "two Nations and two people". He said that

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  • Travel Stories :: Word of caution

    Hi All

    I hope everyone of us might have traveled various places in India. While traveling we several challenges depending on the location for example while visiting Delhi one must be very careful while taking bus tickets because although they sell the tickets as Volvo most of the times

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  • Trump may end up as a Great President

    When the United United States election campaign commenced Donald Trump was not expected to win. Everybody including the political pundits had forecast that the winner would be Hillary Clinton. However, it did not happen that way and the Dark Horse Donald Trump stormed and won the election. He

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  • Try these to Keep Monday Blues Away

    Plan your work in advance

    Do you think in terms of “What I need is someone who will make me do what I can”? Maybe you did not plan you work properly in advance and that’s why you’re finding

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