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Mesmerising Elephanta Experience

Ten nautical miles away from the busy city of Mumbai lie the enigmatic Island of Elephanta.  Water bodies tend to have a soothing effect on me and but not this time. The heat and the moisture made the atmosphere in the boat extremely oppressive. I was more troubled by the number of food packets, plastics and coconut shells which went floating past. However, we reached the island within forty-five minutes and then took a tram

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The Story of Vaidehi – A special finalist of Doodle4Google 2014

Let us tell you a story. There is a kid around the age of 14. The competitive world dislikes her. Her school does not appreciate her because her understanding of the concepts of book is not great. It takes her time to gauge words and numbers. It takes her time to understand flight, speed and distance theories. But the same kid when she lifts a paint brush and canvas in her hands, puts the world to

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Exploring Goa – XXIV – The Palolem Beach Journey Continues

As you set out to walk further, The morning rays are just making its inroads into the sands, and the filtered light through the trees is just slowly neutralizing the morning haze and chill. And if you thought you could head straight into the sea for a morning dunk, you’d have to brave a little chill in the Arabian Sea! And you’d also realize that while the Sun is out, the Bikinis are yet to

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Detour

As kids we always faced that one question which was asked by relatives, neighbours, dad’s friends, mom’s friends, teachers, even fellow kids. “What do you want to become when you grow up”. None of my classmates said they wanted to become an engineer. Today 80% of my classmates are engineers. So what went wrong? What changed? Why did people stop believing in their dreams? As we grew up, why did we start compromising on everything

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Creativity???

Are you creative and how? Explain about your creativity? Blah, blah, blah creative skills/creativity? I am stumped by these questions! Rendered speechless! I am still looking for a perfect answer that would satisfy both me and the person asking that question… Do I talk about of my flair for writing/sketching? or Do I talk about my interest in analysing situations/problem (of and for others :P) and coming out with ‘creative’ solutions! or Do I talk

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The Dark Enlightenment – II

Chapter 3 – The Evil Princess He just had a towel wrapped around his waist. The misty images got cleared and she recognised the man. It was him. He had the perfect torso. The glow of his skin could have brightened the eyes of the Greek Gods. His eyes could have mesmerised Medusa. And even in that horrifying moment, a hint of pleasure encapsulated her timorous heart. He took off his towel, and for the

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Exploring Goa – XVI – Kerim

By Kartik Kannan Kerim opens out to a wonderful vista, that leaves you spell bound! Try getting into the sea to visualize the view the sea has of the land, and you’l realize what a charmed life the Arabian sea has! Try to find your spot in the sun/shade, in getting a shack for resting. The whole agenda at Kerim is best suited for Sussegadoing! Sleep, Eat, Walk in the sand in an infinite loop.

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Life And Times Of Amrita Shergill – Part I

Ankush Kumar dwells deep into the life and times of Amrita Shergill, the most expensive woman painter of India Dr. Peter was declared an enemy national. He couldn’t make it to her funeral. She was there lying peacefully, waiting to transcend into another world. Perhaps this was the only time she was at peace with herself. Her face showed no remorse, she had lived life to the fullest, done things that women of the 21st

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Origins of Visual Arts

As kids we indulge in various activities – playing, painting and much more. As adults some of us nurture serious hobbies like photography, travelling or drawing/painting. Coming to painting. We all know about the Mona Lisa – da Vinci’s famous painting. Let’s delve into the evolution of the same? Art forms that create work which are primarily visual in nature is referred to as visual arts. Examples in this category include drawing, painting, sculpture, designing,

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