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The Scented Summers Of Childhood

It was a hot summer day. Wedding preparations had begun; Meera and her cousins were resting after making the preparations. The sun was shining brightly, lighting up every corner of the room. Sunny and Mohit were listening to music, Sona… Continue Reading →

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Being remembered

Life, as beautiful as it is, we all have to say our good-byes someday. Have you ever wondered what comes after your death? Are you forgotten as quickly as a flash, merely in the blink of an eye? Or are… Continue Reading →

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New Dawn

The sky is different today, But strangely familiar. It had hung in there throughout the seasons, The past twelve months had passed in a little longer than a blink of an eye.   Now it has a different story to… Continue Reading →

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The Decade at a Glance

As the year 2011 rolled in the world population hit 7 billion. Leonardo DiCaprio finally won a well deserved Oscar and for the first time in history, a man married a software. Here is a list of 19 events that… Continue Reading →

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A Decade of Entertainment

Evolution of the Entertainment industry in this decade: Studies suggest that until the late 90s, 15% Americans had been on the Television with a negligible percent of cord-cutters, with an average television usage of 7 hours and 50 minutes, 83%… Continue Reading →

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10 Years of Music

The 2010s- The period of time when our lives were so different in their own ways. Some of us went to school in the first part of the decade and then to college in the second part. It was emotionally… Continue Reading →

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10 years of Anime

Dear subhumans Now that most of you have failed your new year’s resolutions and have lost faith in your life, I think it’s time to forget what a failure you are, by filling yourself with nostalgia from the last decade…. Continue Reading →

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10 Years of Innocence

Happiness, pure and unadulterated happiness is experienced during the first few years of a person’s life. Though crying is the very first emotion a child displays upon taking birth they bring joy to people around them. Small details that are… Continue Reading →

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The 10 Year Challenge: Social Media

Welcome to the new age. Thank you for choosing to be a part of the world of social media. This a free world, and all the inhabitants have the right to assume any name, real or fake. Feel free to… Continue Reading →

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Growth of Awareness Through The Decade

There were times with very limited interaction among people.  The power of being able to share your opinions with a wide audience, to make your voice heard was not something everyone could achieve. Thanks to the boon of social media,… Continue Reading →

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LGBTQ+ community: A Journey through the Decade

The year is 2010:  The beginning of a new decade and a fresh start. While most of us were enjoying the age of innocence, we were most certainly unaware of the uprising revolutions and changes surrounding our nation and all… Continue Reading →

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Body Positivity

“If only our eyes saw souls instead of bodies, how very different our ideals of beauty would be.” ~ Anonymous   “I wish I had a body like her….” “I wish my arms were like his…..” There are so many… Continue Reading →

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Human Trafficking-Changes Over the Years

Life took a horrifying turn for Sushma after that fateful day. The day that changed her life. There she sat under the windowpane, dressed in rags, her hands bruised. Her eyes were swollen and tears ran down her cheeks. How… Continue Reading →

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His Name Was Nikola Tesla

Ever wondered who invented the remote controls? Neon lamps? Radio? Radar? Wireless communications? Built the first hydroelectric plant? His name was Nikola Tesla. Nikola’s family was based in Croatia, where he was the fourth of five children. His father, an… Continue Reading →

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LOVE IN THE TIME OF AI

Robots these days are capable of doing things that once only humans could do. So, does that make them as lovable as us humans? Though we are still a far cry from science-fiction, we are already used to interacting with… Continue Reading →

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Inside your head

[???]- “Here we have an organism in his natural habitat, staring at a blank screen in the darkroom desperately searching for things to write abou-” (Before he could continue the angry writer interrupted him.) [Writer]- “For the love of God,… Continue Reading →

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Dandeli : A Journey with Mother Nature

India is a country that receives high rainfalls during the monsoon. Once the season drifts away to the end of September, October’s said to be the perfect time to visit places with a high level of vegetation like the hill… Continue Reading →

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Why does time only move forward?

Imagine someone cracked an egg on your head. There’s yolk dripping down your forehead. Now you’ve got to clean yourself up. But wouldn’t it be a lot easier to just un-break the egg and skip taking a shower and change… Continue Reading →

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Navraas and Memorabilia

DISCLAIMER: Play ‘Woh Din Bhi Kya Din The’ from the movie ‘Chhichore’ in the background while reading to enhance visualization.   It’s general human tendency to get attached to people, places, memories and even objects in everyday life. We get… Continue Reading →

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5 features that make kMITRA a great Team

  When you google search good features of a team, you will find many generic and cliché lists that are not always true for every team. So here are a few features that have made kMITRA run consistently and passionately… Continue Reading →

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A Lesson Not Learnt

The following are the journal entries of a procrastinator who is supposed to write an article for their college magazine. >>20th September 2019 Okay, so I’ve got two weeks to write this article which is way more time needed than… Continue Reading →

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Cauvery Calling : for the river

Water is the basic need for any living being on Earth. Water conservation and management have become a hot topic today. What are we doing about it? Is just using water judiciously and spreading awareness a long term solution? Do… Continue Reading →

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Thoughts of A Pen

I am a pen. I often get confused about my feelings. I wonder if I have any feelings of my own or I only feel those of the ones who hold me, putting down wandering thoughts running wild down their… Continue Reading →

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NAV-SHAKTI

Navratri, are the most auspicious nights celebrated during the first nine days of ‘Aasveeyuja/Aashwin‘ month of Hindu calendar. These days are considered to be very sacred and beloved to Adishakti, the original creator, observer, and destroyer of the universe, according… Continue Reading →

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Denisovans-The Ancient Us

Have you ever wondered if this is how we, as in humans have always looked? Yes, of course, we all differ in our appearances, but what if the ancient humans had an altogether different look? A recent article on the… Continue Reading →

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Pumpkins of India

Swoosh! The Fairy Godmother hath cast her spell on a big, round, juicy, orange PUMPKIN! Sala-gadoola-menchicka-boo-la bibbidi-bobbidi-boo Put ’em together and what have you got? Bibbidi-bobbidi-boo From Disney’s Cinderella to Jack-o-Lanterns of Halloween, pumpkins have never failed to amaze us…. Continue Reading →

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Area 51

If you’re someone who is well into reading the news or is active on social media, you definitely might have heard about Area 51 recently. Area 51 took over the internet by a storm these past few months and is… Continue Reading →

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Obsessed with change

11 years until we can protect the planet from irreversible damage. Only 15 months until we can make a significant difference. The world is dying but little is being done to combat this issue. For the past 30 years, many… Continue Reading →

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Reunited by Destiny

SPOILER ALERT: The following article is an epilogue for the movie “The Breadwinner” and includes mention of a few incidents of the same. After Parvana’s father, Nurullah, was released from Pul-e-charki, a prison in Afghanistan, Parvana and her father met… Continue Reading →

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A Letter by Zainab

Dear everyone,      I’m Zainab from Uzbekistan. I was born on July 24th, 1991. It’s the same date (but another year) when Amelia Mary Earhart was born. She was the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic… Continue Reading →

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Why We Tell Stories

Greetings fellow hairless monkeys.  We, humans, have achieved a lot throughout the ages, we built ships to help us travel between continents, we invented medicine so that we don’t die of preventable disease just because your sister forgot to wash… Continue Reading →

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