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Rape in the name of religion

Posted on: 26th Dec, 2013

A preteen girl aging between 10 and 12 years is dressed in a red or yellow or blue or orange sari, with a garland around the neck, a vermillion mark on the forehead, and open hair touching the shoulders. Is she going to be worshipped as a kanya kumari? No. She is going to be […]

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Interview with Sumana Khan, author of The Revenge of Kaivalya

Posted on: 29th Nov, 2013

Sumana Khan is one of the few who have come out of their comfort zone and gone on an exploration drive in the realm of creative writing. Yes, the UK based author quit her regular job in Information Technology and followed her passion for literature with a Master of Literature degree in creative writing. Sumana […]

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Interview with Nisha Thakur, author of First You PLZ

Posted on: 28th Oct, 2013

An advertising copywriter, a budding screenwriter and a debut novelist – these all Nisha Thakur is, at the same time. These days, she is basking in the glory of being a successful writer with the release of her debut novel, First You PLZ. In this book, she addresses a generation that falls prey to lovesickness […]

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Interview with actor Manoj Bakshi

Posted on: 15th Oct, 2013

Hope, you have watched the Bollywood movies such as No One Killed Jessica, Do Dooni Chaar, Jab Tak Hain Jaan, and the most recent Besharam. Veteran actor Manor Bakshi has worked with leading actors and actresses in all of these movies. He will be seen playing father of Kareena Kapoor in the upcoming Gori Tere […]

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Best Durga Puja themes 2013 in Kolkata

Posted on: 1st Oct, 2013

Durga Puja, the most awaited festival of Bengal, is only one week away. Kolkata is the hotbed of Durga Puja festival. The cityscape is dotted with theme-based puja pandals from north to south, and from east to west. Hundreds of pandals make it difficult to create a complete Durga puja Kolkata guide. Out of my […]

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Interview with Disha Chhabra, author of My Beloved’s MBA Plan

Posted on: 11th Sep, 2013

What makes people in the 30s opt for higher studies? Is it easy for them to leave job for studies? Do they go the extra mile to achieve their goals? How do they pursue higher studies and shoulder family responsibilities simultaneously? These questions, Disha Chhabra, an alumnus of Delhi College of Engineering and IIM Calcutta, […]

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Kolkata bus conductors vs Hyderabad bus conductors

Posted on: 8th Sep, 2013

This story about Kolkata bus service and Hyderabad bus service is a slice of my real life experience in these two cities. Kolkata’s public transport network is better than that of Hyderabad. The number of local public buses in the capital of West Bengal is more than that in the capital of Andhra Pradesh. However, […]

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Interview with Ayaan Basu, author of Storm in My Mind Ami, Kolkata & Confessions

Posted on: 4th Sep, 2013

A lot has been written about Kolkata for ages. Kolkata is a never-ending book with multilayered characters and multidimensional plot in itself. It is the City of Joy, the land of intellectuals, the workplace of freedom fighters and the hotbed of literature. Its colonial history, traditional culture, culinary diversity and cosmopolitan face fascinate everyone. This […]

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Interview with Nishchal Zaveri, singer, lyricist & composer

Posted on: 13th Aug, 2013

Love for music and love for Indian have become synonymous for the singer, lyricist & music composer – Nishchal Zaveri. His passion for music drove him to come up with Enzy Studios, a state-of-the-art music recording and production house. The studio is his dream cum reality to promote upcoming artists in the music niche. He […]

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Interview with Umang Srivastava, Managing Director of Casa Brands

Posted on: 4th Aug, 2013

A professional expert in branding, marketing and product development, Mr. Umang Srivastava is joint Managing Director of Casa Brands Indian Pvt Ltd. With specialization in business development, he has mentored and consulted many start-ups. Bonita, a brand under the umbrella of Casa Brands, became a household name among the women of India under his leadership. […]

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