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Globalisation and the Role of the Urban -2

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Post Views: 0 In the second part of Globalisation and the Role of the Urban, Malathy Madathilezham will dwell on Saskia Sassen’s concept of the change in the role of the nation state and the growing importance of cities in the era of globalisation. Saskia Sassen is a Dutch-American sociologist noted for her analyses of globalization and international human migration. She currently is Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology at Columbia University and Centennial visiting

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Love In The Times Of Recession: Chapter 2: Tough Times Ahead

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Post Views: 13   The month of September crawled to an end and the students of Batch – 5 faced a daunting task ahead of them, from October onwards – to get placed in a reputed firm!! The students had still about 3 months left but there was a constant fear in all their minds. Big multinational firms were filing for bankruptcy across the world; multitudes of people were losing their jobs, layoffs became the

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Battered Butter Chicken! A Parody on a Happening Friday

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Post Views: 2   The head of operations stood in one corner and had a huge grin on his face, his entire team were there standing behind him and watching humour unfold in front of their own eyes. I had the ‘butcher’s knife’ in my hands as I tore into a dead chicken. Something on similar lines was being played out on national television that day. A man lay dead in his coffin, his deep

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Tagore, the Painter

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Post Views: 6 Most of us knows about Tagore, the poet, the novelist, the song writer. But did you know that this Nobel Laureate was also a painter! Sampurna Majumder acquaints us with Tagore, the painter.  We all are aware of the great literary figure Rabindranath Tagore. Yes, he was the first Indian to win the Nobel Prize for Literature and his composed verse ‘Jana Gana Mana’ was adopted as the country’s national anthem. Though

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….And I Completed My MBA….

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Post Views: 1   I am sitting in the examination hall sweating. It’s the QT exam. Well, I had memorized all the formulae. To all those who are unknown to Mr. Quantitative Techniques, it cannot be mastered by memorizing. But I had done it. The examiner distributes question papers and answer sheets and I go blank. I just feel like going to deep slumber. Just then my sub conscious weak mind is woken up. And

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IPL, Regional Divisions & Hatred? You Are Kidding Me!

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Post Views: 0   Ever since IPL started, people started supporting teams based on their birthplace or because they work there or more simply, just because they love the city. At the same time another group sprung up claiming that for them India is India and they do not have any regional biases when it comes to teams. They are here to enjoy only good cricket. All this is done in the name of fake

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On a Goan Forest Trail

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Post Views: 27 Goa’s often known just for the beaches has tracts of equally wonderful forest lands which are unknown to most. Kartik Kannan, explores one such tract, the extremes of Harmal Village, where he got a free facepack, and an unexpected encounter with a greedy ‘baba’ who requested a laptop as Dakshina. Read on to know what happened next.  7 am, is a time most people don’t see in Goa, and I was one

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Bemoaning The ‘Destruction’ of Cricket

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Post Views: 0   Cricket is a dangerous and destructive sport. Has always been, but with the development of insanely huge bats and immensely aggressive batsmen, it’s become quite a risky affair to play, or even watch the game, as some spectators in the Indian Premier League have experienced over the last couple of editions, especially the last two. Equally, India is a risky place. The traffic is insane, the law and order leaves a

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Light Painting – A Photography Technique

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Post Views: 2 Check out the third of the series of posts by Mili Sharma on the technicalities of photography. Playing with the light has always been fun. You can do several experiments with lights. One of them is Light Painting. It is one of the photography techniques used to capture light in artistic ways. All you need is to have the items listed here: 1)      A DSLR or a Film Camera 2)      A Tripod

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प्रियतम की वो बाट देखती, अब तक जाने क्यूँ बैठी है?

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Post Views: 12 प्रियतम की वो बाट देखती, अब तक जाने क्यूँ बैठी है? श्याम सुंदरी ये रात की बगी‍या, दिन भर सोई, ऊंघी – अलसी सी, दिन के ढलते खिल जाती है | बाट जोहती, राह देखती, आतूर प्रियतम से मिलने को, दिल की इक छोटी फरियाद, बेचैन है साथी को कहने को | उज्ज्वल शीतल रात की तह में, अपने जीवन की सच्चाई को ओढ़े, जब हवा भी ढंड से सिकुड़ी जाती, वो दग्ध

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