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Batch 2021’s final edition, the July 2021 Edition.

Editorial: the Golden Jubilee Edition

“Listen to the mustn’ts, child. Listen to the don’ts. Listen to the shouldn’ts, the impossibles, the won’ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me… anything can happen, child. Anything can be.” ― Shel Silverstein You only find… 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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The Menace

“It’s your first global press conference! Are you sure you can manage it all alone?” Mr. Eoin asked out of concern to his niece, the CEO of Orion. “I’m confident Uncle Eoin. Like every time I’m sure I can handle… 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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Rosy Retrospection

As you read this, picture yourself back in the 1970s. You would be getting ready to catch your college bus as golden rays light up your open veranda. Your grandpa would be strolling on the balcony reading the newspaper. Everyone… 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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Euros 2020

Football is the most famous sport on earth with an estimated 3.5 billion followers. Many people who may not be regular connoisseurs of the sport still watch the major International trophies like the FIFA World Cup, the UEFA Euros, the… 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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Tomorrow’s yesterday

[TRIGGER WARNING] The following article portrays drug usage, bombings and death which is potentially distressing. It’s been a year since I have seen a ray of sunlight. I sometimes forget if I finished my meals because of the drugs I… Continue Reading →

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Found purpose? Means will follow

Every time my dad and I go on a long drive, we always tend to have serious discussions that range from my career choices to a wrong selection in the Indian cricket team for an important match. On one particular… 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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Indian who “unofficially” made it to space

While great space giants like Elon Musk and Richard Branson are sweating blood to launch rockets for greater causes, this rural kid from India has managed to secretly launch himself to space with no authorization. There’s no way you know… Continue Reading →

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Privacy in today’s connected world

Did you know that only one in three Indians would object to their privacy being breached? This is according to a 2014 survey conducted by Pew Research Centre. It is apparent that a lot of Indians wouldn’t mind trading their… Continue Reading →

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A Scientist’s Pursuit

The scene before his eyes frightened Charles Lyell. He couldn’t tell if he was looking at the same man who ignored his seasickness and spent half a decade sailing the oceans, just for the sake of research. He had trouble… Continue Reading →

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Hope : A tale of two curtains

Many a summer, I’ve been here, The heat of April, I’ve seen. But this April was only fear. The heat of a pandemic, unforeseen.   I’m a curtain, As blue as the summer skies. Summers were merry, I’m certain. But… Continue Reading →

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Finished under(graduate) studies

The new normal was finally here and so was the necessity of having to sit in a room full of people, people you have to compete with just so you can make sense of life. I kept fidgeting with my… Continue Reading →

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