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99-year old Freedom Fighter from Bengal Receives Padma Shri for Welfare of the Poor in Sunderbans

Posted on: 7th Apr, 2018

One of the Padma Shri winners in 2018, Sudhanshu Biswas was a freedom fighter in British India. A diehard believer in Swami Vivekananda’s teachings, he has committed himself in service to humanity. His life is a concrete manifestation of “Jibe Prem Kore Jei Jon, Sei Jon Sebiche Ishwar” (A person who serves humanity, serves god). […]

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This 70-year-old Padma Shri Awardee from Rural India Sold His Plot to Plant 1 Crore Saplings

Posted on: 27th Feb, 2017

If little drops of water can make an ocean, an ordinary man from a humble background can do something very extraordinary beyond our imagination. A 70-year-old man from Telangana has been planting saplings to replenish greenery and save the environment for several decades. He used to be laughed at for carrying seeds in his pockets […]

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Interview of Meghdoot Karnik, Author of “Dronacharya at the Workplace”

Posted on: 25th Apr, 2016

It is said that wise men perfect their studies with experience in real life. It is true about Meghdoot Karnik, founder and CEO of Carpe Diem Training Solutions, who recently debuted as author. His first book Dronacharya at the Workplace is a collection of short stories which draw upon particular incidents in the lives of […]

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King Lear Tells his Daughters to Say “Bharat Mata Ki Jai” but Youngest Daughter Keeps Quiet

Posted on: 10th Apr, 2016

2015 was the year of controversies over bans from maggi to pornography to beef. India seems unable to tide over controversies, while a greater part of the world is grappling with refuge crisis. The ongoing controversy “Bharat Mata Ki Jai” spiraled like ripples in water from the Jawaharlal Nehru University row and spread from Kashmir […]

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Interview of Sakshi Salve, Author of “The Big Indian Wedding”

Posted on: 3rd Apr, 2016

Sakshi Salve, a born humorist from New Delhi, is a versatile personality. She wears several different garbs at the same time. She is a budding novelist, photographer, chef, avid reader and entertainer. A business management graduate from the University of Exeter in the United Kingdom, Sakshi had a stint at a fashion house of international […]

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Gender Equality or Gimmicks: Popular Media

Posted on: 27th Mar, 2016

Brands better know “Strike the iron when it is hot” for maximum product awareness and visibility in target markets. They do no longer hesitate to touch raw nerves of the society, which stirs the imagination of some people for good and upsets some others only to get roasted over severe flaks by them. That’s exactly […]

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Interview of Sahil Thaker, Author of “Dating & Marriage Diaries in Urban India”

Posted on: 10th Mar, 2016

An engineer in qualification and a writer by choice, Sahil Thaker took on myriad aspects of dating and marriage in today’s urban India in his debut book Dating and Marriage Dairies in Urban India. Neither a story book nor a novel, the book is a no nonsense guide to finding your perfect partner as he […]

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Interview of Writer Prachi Garg, Author of “Super Women”

Posted on: 7th Mar, 2016

Prachi Garg is a passionate writer, avid reader and diehard entrepreneur. She took interest in entrepreneurship on heady days of her college life. She founded, a travel enterprise for corporate professionals and solo women travelers. Being an entrepreneur herself, Prachi knows and understands what efforts it takes to be an entrepreneur, what ordeals they […]

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Interview of Writer Sourabh Mukherjee, Author of “In the Shadows of Death”

Posted on: 2nd Feb, 2016

From an electronics and telecommunication engineer to a romantic story teller to a crime fiction writer; the journey of author Sourabh Mukherjee knows no stop. In the Shadows of Death is the latest from his literary repertoire which also includes a collection of romantic stories. He is also a speaker and writer for several publications […]

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“You Belittled Rajputs and Disfigured Mastani” – An Open Letter to Sanjay Leela Bhansali

Posted on: 20th Dec, 2015

My dear filmmaker,                                   Congratulations on successful release of the film! You are one of the few filmmakers who fans of period films like me expect a lot from. I have watched your Hum Dil Chuke Sanam, Black, Devdas […]

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