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The Maharaja’s Expenditure

On 8th October 2020, the Tata group won the bid for Air India for Rs.18000 crores, a far cry from the Rs.2.5 crores, at which it was sold to the Jawaharlal government. Ahh, forgive me, where are my missing manners?… Continue Reading →

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Well No, But Actually Yes

As Jesse yawned yet again for the 4th time in 3 minutes, he realized it was time to sleep. So he paused the “bill wurtz – history of the entire world, I guess” video on his laptop, and kept a… Continue Reading →

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About Failures from Failures

“Those who dare to fail miserably can achieve greatly”- John F Kennedy. My learnings from failures have been highly subjective at various points in my life. From me optimistically considering them as a stepping stone to being dejected and calling… Continue Reading →

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A War Within

Our fates intertwined through wedlock, Married life with a soldier, no cakewalk. Adorning the hats of both a mother and a father, Remember, we have now and always got each other.   Tales of your valour, the kids’ beloved story,… Continue Reading →

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The journey of a pen : The End

I’m trembling now in the hands of a writer, as a wave of nostalgia and memories, flows through my ink. I lay motionless in-between his fingers while he gazes out of the window, probably recollecting all the pages we journeyed… Continue Reading →

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Thalaivii – A Review

The Parliament scene that happened thirty-two years ago in March 1989 was the turning point of Tamil Nadu politics. The movie starts with this unforgettable assembly scene that turned the tables on upcoming politics in Tamil Nadu. Four-time National film… Continue Reading →

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Hustling in the Eye of the Pandemic

There’s no denying that the pandemic has taken a toll on our physical and mental health, as well as general productivity. This is especially true in the case of teenagers and young adults. According to a survey organized by UNICEF… Continue Reading →

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Nature’s “BLINK”

It was New Year’s Eve of 2019 and another seemingly ordinary year for me was coming to an end with a breathtaking view. The sun was presiding over the majestic hills of Nuwara Eliya, giving the stratus clouds a candy-like… Continue Reading →

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Time Marches On

From the beginning of everything, all I wished for, Was to be anything other than a phenomenon. All I wanted was to be alive and be missed, But I only have one path now, I march on.   Constant and… Continue Reading →

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Making Sense Of Cryptocurrency

On 24th March 2020 at 8 PM, TV screens across India flickered in unison as the Indian government announced a 21-day nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure for the COVID-19 pandemic. This announcement caused a complete meltdown of economies worldwide…. Continue Reading →

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Pandora’s Box

      If you are given a box, and you do not know what it contains, will you open it? If someone tells you that it is empty and asks you not to open it, will you still do… Continue Reading →

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Price Tag on Paradise

Imagine a clean world. It does not have war, poverty, or hunger. Fancy a universe out there, that lives in binary- yin or yang, good or bad, black or white. There is no gray area, no room for error or… Continue Reading →

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Airplane Mode

 Ping! Sound familiar?  That’s the sound I woke up to every day, ever since I got my first mobile phone at thirteen. Of course, technology has come a long way. But at least I did not have to ask a… Continue Reading →

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A Love Letter To Cinema

“And medicine, law, business, engineering, these are noble pursuits and necessary to sustain life. But poetry, beauty, romance, love: these are what we stay alive for” – Dead Poets Society (1989) When I first watched Dead Poets Society close to… Continue Reading →

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Immortal Sculptors

Zestful cross-rhythms of symphonious bells. Undamped reverberations of vedic hymns. Unmistakable aromas of holy incenses. Unfathomable chants of pious devotees. These are the first images that usually occupied my mind when I heard the word ‘temple’! I’m not much of… Continue Reading →

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How K-Pop put South Korea on the map?

What pops into your head when I say “Bangtan”, “Idol” or “Bias”? Gibberish? Well, it certainly isn’t. If you like, most others were influenced by Hallyu -The Korean Wave and are a K-Pop fanatic, these are the words you would… Continue Reading →

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The kid who transformed basketball

Basketball is special. The lack of protective gear and condensed size of the playing court allows fans to have the most intimate experience of a team sport that exists. Thanks to the distinct play styles, basketball allows players to develop… Continue Reading →

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