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The Home Paradox

I When I was little, my home had one wall- my grandfather, my thatha. I thought that of all the people who ever breathed, and of all the stars in the sky, he was the oldest ever. My footsteps went… Continue Reading →

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Heists Gone Wrong

A team of misfits. An intricate plot. A treasure worth beyond compare. From Ocean’s Eleven to Money Heist, we’ve all fantasized about never having to work, about committing the perfect heist, where a bit of planning and guts delivers more… Continue Reading →

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We Are Anonymous!

Trigger Warning: The following reading contains information about racism, brutality, homophobia, and child sexual abuse. Readers’ discretion is advised.   During the Black Lives Matter protests, which began as a response to the unfair killing of George Floyd by a… Continue Reading →

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A Forever Home

The below article identifies as Horror. Reader Discretion is advised.   Tick Tock. Tick Tock.    As the clock struck three, darkness shadowed the light of the moon. Silence crawled through the halls within, and the only sound I would… Continue Reading →

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Ghats of Varanasi

On the Ghats of Varanasi The night is dark, but the roads are bright  With fire in hearts and lanterns in sight Reflections of hope, lay floating on the river  And the stars have arrived down to Earth On the… Continue Reading →

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The Bright Side Of A Conflict

Conflict is a normal part of our life. We all strive to be happy and avoid conflicts with others. Needless to say, a group of people can’t be expected to agree on everything. When conflicts arise between outsiders, we don’t… Continue Reading →

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What Makes A Survivor

Stories are written by the survivors. But what did they do to survive? How did they survive? And what stories do they have to offer? Now to understand a survivor we need to break them down first. See what they… Continue Reading →

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The Gift Of Adversity

Adversity, hardship, and sadness. All these words have a lot of stigmas attached to them. Understandably so. After all, the bitter moments of our lives are the last things we would ever want to relive. We tend to see sadness… Continue Reading →

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She is Creativity

There she stands, by the shore, as the ocean gently kisses her feet. The waves trickle past her toes and go back smiling as she gives them life with every stroke of her brush. The sky never realised how beautiful… Continue Reading →

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Slave of the Troy

The left side of my jaw was throbbing with pain and I could feel the metallic taste of blood in my mouth. I was standing on the dais with bonded hands and dishevelled clothes stained with blood from my injured… Continue Reading →

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The Two Assets of Diplomats

Humans seek attention but seldom pay it. Didn’t you, at least once in your life, wait for your friends to finish speaking so that you can present your thoughts? I did — numerous times. While doing so, we not only… Continue Reading →

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Chanakya : the most famous chapter

“A man is great by deeds, not by birth” “Keep your friends close and enemies closer” Most of you might’ve come across these quotes before. If you haven’t, these were quoted by the brilliant thinker Chanakya. These are just two… Continue Reading →

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The R’s of a Psychological Thriller

Who doesn’t like a good psychological thriller? There is no pre-defined age as to who finds them entertaining. Everyone enjoys an engaging thriller book or a movie once in a while. It gives us a rush and always keeps us… Continue Reading →

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Timeline of the Pandemic

In December of 2019, the Chinese Government reported 41 cases of mysterious pneumonia in the Hubei Province, Wuhan. The investigations deduced a novel (new) coronavirus. It was named SARS CoV2. Similar to the previous coronavirus outbreaks like SARS and MERS… Continue Reading →

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The Pro in Productivity (and Procrastination)

A few minutes before the alarm goes off at 4 am The birds are still asleep in their nests as I stare at the digital alarm clock, waiting for it to ring. One could say that I might be classified… Continue Reading →

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(Not) A Comprehensive Guide on How to Cook

This summer, master a skill that will isolate you regardless of a pandemic! Step 1: Look up ‘recipes for beginners’. Scratch that. Search ‘easy recipes for dummies’. If you are using an optimal search engine, open the link you find… Continue Reading →

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A Dull and Colorful Expression

For as long as I could remember, I never had any artistic leanings. I listened to a lot of music, but was never interested in learning how to make songs; I read a lot of comics, but I never dared… Continue Reading →

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Stories From My Window

The clock strikes half-past five and I watch the seconds tick from the corner of my eyes. Time seems to go slower than before. The fault doesn’t lie in the clock but in what the world outside has to offer,… Continue Reading →

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Finding yourself- Quarantine edition

While it’s true that the circumstances surrounding this quarantine can be scary at times, I am grateful for all the time I have had to do some much-needed soul searching. The lockdown started with me constantly wanting to go out… Continue Reading →

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The Price of the Pandemic

“Global shares take a hit – Big shift in stock markets, where shares in companies are bought and sold, can affect the value of pensions or individual savings accounts (ISAs).” — BBC News   “Consumer confidence collapses in May, the… Continue Reading →

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Physically Distant, but Socially Inseparable

The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has undeniably disrupted our daily lives and summer plans. With the nationwide lockdown in place and government-mandated social distancing, it’s easy to think we’re living in a somewhat dystopian novel at the moment. Alone,… Continue Reading →

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Quarantine and Family

The outbreak of Covid-19 has seemingly brought us into a new era. Despite a few genii arguing that a simple virus cannot alter the lives of supreme humans, yet here we are locked inside the four walls of our home… Continue Reading →

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The Deserted Mainstay

“Domestic workers go without salaries, work during the lockdown”, headlined India Today.   The global novel Coronavirus is keeping us on hold in our homes. While we let it all hang and begin to discover our passions, the burden of… Continue Reading →

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Good in the time of Corona

For people who wanted a fresh start in life, 2020 seemed like a perfect beginning. Not only was it a new year but it was also a new decade. And this invited a lot of optimism into people’s lives. 5… Continue Reading →

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Innovation at its peaks

We’ve heard quotes all our lives, some useful, some motivational, and some life-altering. If we define them in a mathematical sense, they are like axioms. There is no proof of them being true what so ever. Only experiencing them on… Continue Reading →

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A Tribute To Every Hero

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Resilience with Responsibility

The ways to stay safe during this pandemic have been changing from time to time. In the beginning, we believed social distancing was the only way to stop the spread of the deadly virus. But now, we have slowly started… Continue Reading →

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A Better Future Written in Blood

March 13, 2020  “Breaking news! A family of three was found dead near the bridge last night. Currently, the police have refused to disclose any details. They seem to have found some clues which have not been shared with the… Continue Reading →

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