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From Iyer to Hait…The Journey Continues

  Gurulakshmi Iyer- Hait writes about her transition from being a South Indian idly-dosa lover to a full-on good Bangali Bou, cooking great maach bhaja and maacher jhol and celebrating Durga Pooja with all its fun and frolic. A Must read. Over the years I have realised that when something has to be written, the best thing to share is one’s own experiences, and to share experiences of life no one needs to be a

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Tales of a Random Nomad in Bangalore, Chennai and Hyderabad

Find out how our anonymous writer compares the three cities on different criteria and comes up with conclusion most of us will agree with.   1. Chennai is like your wife, you might love it, but it has to love you back – Chennai as a palimpsest of cultures, art, heritage and civilization takes time to love. Hyderabad and Bangalore are instant loves, you loved the city, it loves you, grows on you and accepts

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An Ode to My First Job: Season One – Episode 1

Our youngest writer Kushal Khandelwal talks of his high hopes from an MBA degree and 6 figure salary expectations. How it all came crashing down like a pack of cards as he entered his office on the first day. You’re pretty much the most recent entrant & the youngest person at your company. You get all the bitch work – and sometimes don’t get credit for doing it. You stay late and most importantly, what

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Why Should You Learn a Foreign Language: a Learner’s Perspective

Anuj writes why learning another language apart from the one’s you know is so important in self as well as world development. “Die Grenzen meiner Sprache bedeuten die Grenzen meiner Welt.” The limits of my language are the limits of my universe. (Ludwig Wittgenstein) Communication is the only thing that can bring people close to each other. The thread that connects people from diverse culture is called language. Learning a new language is a gradual

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Entertainment India Life Mythology

Celebrating the Day of Love – the ‘Bangali’ Way

As a community, the Bengalis have always been associated with the finer things of life. Aesthetics defined their very existence. For example, adjectives like gourmet and connoisseur of music and art are very commonly associated with them. Since music, art and scholastic are highly regarded by Bengalis, it’s no surprise that Saraswati Puja, the Goddess of Wisdom is widely celebrated by them with much pomp and pleasure. There goes a traditional saying in Bengal –

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Generation Y Life

That Irony Called LIFE!!!

Ankush Kumar in this piece tries to decipher the cronies of life in a humorous manner. Read it to have a laugh The biggest tragedy in the world today is ‘birth of a soul’ and ironically the one that is deeply ingrained in our hearts is ‘death’. The journey though from cradle to grave probably has the best comic elements to justify the biggest blunder GOD executed that was ‘giving birth to mankind’. The day

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