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Entertainment As A Travesty For Education

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Post Views: 5 By, Aditya Nagarajan A charade of germane imbroglios that continue to persist in our society, by a larger malaise, is the juxtaposition of ‘knowledge and awareness’ by way of entertainment. As self-styled as it might seem, with the recent controversy stalling the Sri Lankan players and the IPL, one might seem to fathom the very existence of the war crimes in Sri Lanka. One might hitherto go without saying that the awareness

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Cricket India IPL

Mumbai Indians And The Problem Of Resources Vs Resourcefulness

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Post Views: 2 Mumbai Indians have a great team but a very poor resource utilization strategy. Venugopal Rajagopalan writes about that and more in this insightful piece. Resourcefulness is optimal utilization of resources of a resource. From a corporate perspective, it is not cash that fuels the journey to the future, but the emotional and intellectual energy of every employee. “A firm can sit atop mountains of cash and command legions of talented people, and

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Cricket IPL

Bangalore win But IPL Won Big At Chinnaswamy

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Post Views: 0 Sachin Tendulkar came to bat with Ricky Ponting, Chris Gayle continued his tornado batting in the T20 format and the audiences had a nail-biter, what more could be asked of IPL After a dud first game in Kolkata (when was the last time Kolkatans, poor Kolkatans saw something that was exciting), T20 cricket was at its best, delivering things only this format and IPL could. For starters Bangalore for the first time

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Book Review

Outcaste: A Memoir – Book Review

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Post Views: 1 Outcaste: A Memoir encompasses the voices of three generations of the Jadhav family, beginning with the grandsire and protagonist, Damu Mahar and his wife, Sonu, then goes on to the author himself and ends with the author’s daughter, Apoorva’s perspective. The story begins with Damu, performing the customary Yeskar duties of a Dalit by announcing the arrival of the Mamledar in the event of a mishap. After the mamledar’s departure when he

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Astrology Gifting Shopping Sun Sign

Gifting Made Easy: Via Your Zodiac: Part II

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Post Views: 33 In the last post we analyzed the first six zodiac signs and what should be gifted according to sun signs. In this one, we continue with gift suggestions for the next set of six sun signs. Leo (Jul 23 – Aug22): The rulers of the zodiac, Leos are regal, passionate, dynamic and dramatic. Somewhere deep within Leos there is the need to be pampered and treated like a star. They love gifts that

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Cricket IPL

Lalit Modi Did Not Like the IPL-6 Opening Ceremony, So Did I

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Post Views: 2 After SRK promised a super good opening ceremony for IPL 6, I actually left office early to catch up, all though in disappointment as it was probably the least entertaining till date. Four reasons below. We just don’t want foreign stars for the sake of it. If they come, they better perform. Only God knows why Pitbull came to perform at the opening ceremony. He neither sang, nor lip-synched for the entire

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Gifting Shopping Sun Sign

Gifting Made Easy: Via Your Zodiac: Part I

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Post Views: 6 Pleasure is spread through the earth In stray gifts to be claimed by whoever shall find. ~William Wordsworth, 1806 Most people would agree that there can be no gift greater than a hug. However, making do with a hug is not always possible. So why not gift something more tangible? Studying zodiacs and understanding the peculiar characteristics of each can be a great way of deciding a gift option. Without delay, let’s

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Cricket IPL Sports

5 Reasons To Watch IPL Season 6

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Post Views: 1 Like it or hate it, Indian cricket’s biggest extravaganza is back and no matter where you try and run away to escape, some form of it will catch up. So better fasten your seat belts and enjoy the action. Here are my five reasons for this year. 1. This Would probably be the first time and maybe the last when I would see Sachin Tendulkar playing under an Aussie captain, that too

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Movies

Himmatwala: Bum Pe Lat for the Makers

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Post Views: 5 So basically Sajid Khan picked up an already bad film, added pathetic twists to it and made it crass. I was warned by my mom before watching this one. She had seen the one made in the 80’s and said it was bad taste. I though, being me, wanted to experience anything before making a value judgement. How I wish I would have taken the sane advice and avoided this ridiculously preposterous

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Hollywood Movies

The Wolverine Is Back: This Time In Japan

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Post Views: 2 hoI had always refrained from watching the X-Men series. Reason being, I could not think of a superhero looking as crass as Hugh Jackman in X-Men. One start though was enough. I saw one film and from there I could not stop myself from watching all five. The X-Men series had something special, having brought the mutants to screen for the first time. The star amongst mutants, Wolverine played by Jackman became

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