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#TheBeachTrail- Part 3- Discovering the Phaeng Waterfall.

This is Part-3 of a series where we explore the trail of the movie ‘The Beach. Check Part 2, Part-1 and Part-0 here. To do something similar in Thailand here are some planning tips for you Look out for cheap flights to Bangkok which starts at about 10,000 INR from Chennai to Bangkok. From Bangkok you could directly fly to Koh Samui through Bangkok Airways, but since its a private airport, fares are usually high. You could alternatively fly to Surat Thani from Bangkok, which has direct connections from the airport to the pier and to Koh Phangan/Ko Samui.You could take the train from Bangkok (Hualamphong

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Indian Foreign Policy Debate: A Neo-realism and Classical Realism Nuance

‘Where freedom is menaced or justice threatened or where aggression takes place, we cannot be and shall not be neutral.’    – Pt. Nehru speech to US Congress and Senate, October 1949 The fact that India needs stronger relations with United States to deal with the constellation of power around her is not a bone of contention between classical realists and neo-realists. The question is to add a variable which gives an important nuance to the argument. For long, classical realists and neo realists have argued on the difference[1] between balance of power as an outcome and balance of power as

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Things To Be Beware In Bali

Having been to Bali recently, I thought to share a guide to the lovely island. I booked my holidays via a travel agent because South East Asia looks to be a troubled place on the internet for all kinds of nonsense. Bali, though is a wonderful place. Beaches, Bikini Babes and some great sights make the island a must see for travel enthusiasts. The island city though has had its share of troubles. In October of 2002, Kuta, a very happening part of Bali and a place where you can find westerners in hoards was the site of a car bomb attack. It did not stop

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Child Labour – Unlocking India’s Hidden Shame

The government might soon allow child labour, but only for ‘family enterprises’. This is the result of the latest amendment to the Child Labour Prohibition Act, which has fought to give millions of children a future that doesn’t exploit them. It is a matter of concern. Children are the gifts of God who fill the world with happiness, joy, and hope. They are the future citizens of a country, therefore, an individual’s childhood determines his or her future and worthy contributions towards the society and world in general. So, when we discuss child labour, we know that it is a

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Plagued by Poverty

PLAGUED BY POVERTY “Poverty is not an accident like slavery and apartheid; it is man-made and can be removed by the actions of human beings…” -Nelson Mandela A fatal disease has broken out, Let me tell you what it’s all about… The people affected by this, Clothes, food and shelter if they had, I wish! This epidemic is not newly discovered, but ageing, It does nothing other than inhibiting a country from prospering. To treat its patients, Schemes have been implemented and acts have been passed, But the aid never reaches them, alas! Corruption worsens the scene, As it gobbles

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5 Amazing Food Destinations in Malaysia

I have traveled to many countries in the world like United States for official conferences, Hong Kong for video blogging, South Africa for Travel blogging/Cricket blogging and Sri Lanka for photo blogging. Each of them have been interesting in their own ways and one of the main differentiating factors have been the food destinations in each of these countries. Being a foodie, I love to explore amazing food that each destination has to offer and try out however unpleasant it may look like or smell like! 2014 being the year of “Visit Malaysia”, I would love to visit the wonderful

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5 Amazing Food Destinations In Malaysia

I have traveled to many countries in the world like United States for official conferences, Hong Kong for video blogging, South Africa for Travel blogging/Cricket blogging and Sri Lanka for photo blogging. Each of them has been interesting in their own ways and one of the main differentiating factors have been the food destinations in each of these countries. Being a foodie, I love to explore amazing food that each destination has to offer and try out however unpleasant it may look like or smell like! 2014 being the year of “Visit Malaysia”, I would love to visit the wonderful

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The Love Cartridge: The Deceitful Bullet – Chapter 5

Day – Thursday, June 12, 2008 Time – 10:15 PM Harsh was on his way to Ram Mandir. Enthused spirit. Alacrity in the heart. . Although it was a rainy day but the adrenaline rush glued Harsh’s feet to the accelerator, while his palm answered Vikrant’s call. “Haan Vik wassup man” “Wassup ke bachhe kahan pahuncha hai” “Bas aur 10 minute mein pahunch jaunga “Sahi hai Riya ko pick karne ke baad call karna” “Pukka karta hun” “Chal best of luck. Happy journey” Harsh disconnected the call Thud!!!!!!! Screeeeech!!!!!! Harsh’s vehicle hit something. He manoeuvres the steering as fast as

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The Love Cartridge: The Mistimed Bullet – Chapter 4

Day – Thursday, June 12, 2008 Time – 10:30 PM Neha drives the car through water-clogged streets as Riya checks her bag. “Didi kya dhund rahi ho?” “Bas check kar rahi hun, make-up ka saara saaman liya ki nahin” she chuckles as she says. Rain starts pouring heavily as they get closer to their destination. Riya is constantly glued to her phone and her face gets tensed. “Kya hua didi, pareshan kyun ho rahi ho” Neha inquires “Harsh apna phone nahin utha raha hai” Riya answers in a tensed way “Uffo Didi woh drive kar raha hoga, usey bhi utni

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A Look Inside Myanmar’s First Real Year Of Democracy – 2

Second part of Jack Hoyle’s pictorial blog on democracy in Myanmar. Here’s his work behind the lens as Myanmar completes a year of democracy.  Two boys hanging out at Yangon’s main bus station. A poor diet and lack of access to basic healthcare could be reasons for the smaller boys unhealed wounds. The daughter of the charcoal shop owner in her Sunday best. A drizzly day in Pyin Oo Lwin, the former British hill station, now a popular summertime retreat for the wealthy. A sand carrier sprints to dump his heavy load. Sand is dredged from the Irrawaddy River and

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