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Why I Don’t Wanna Work for Infosys

Well that’s because I don’t like the Blackberry phone. The blog could end right here, but then if I don’t explain it better, you would keep me in the same category as Infosians, who I dislike anyway… So what’s the big deal? It happened like this… We are a bunch of Indian students here at an American university, which is kinda considered one of the best in the world, and we feel quite proud belonging to this place. Even more so when the job fairs happen. There are companies abound that come here looking for great talent and increase their

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Corruption Crime Education Government Opinion Optimism Poverty Social Issues

Reflections On The Understanding Of Poverty

Malathy Madathilezham tries to decipher the real definition and the measures of poverty and more importantly tries finding ways to get rid of the malaise.  Poverty is a much-debated topic. We all have at some or the other point discussed on some issue related to poverty. The ‘poverty line’ is a recurrent topic that comes into picture during these discussions. How do we define and measure this complex’’ phenomenon? More importantly how do we get ‘rid’ of it?? These discussions are never ending and inconclusive, there is no right answer. During the major part of my life I had not

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Short Story


  Yah i think that’s what comes closest to what I have been suffering from ever since I was 5 years old… And why alluva sudden am I writing about this? Bingo! another proof that I have that disorder. ( I should call up my 10 std maths teacher to tell him that I can finally prove theorems 😀 ). My first memory of that is when my unassuming mom sent me to the next door grocery store in Pradeep Market to get some sugar ( Umm i guess it was sugar, coz it cannot be what I think it

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Arts Generation Y Life Love Love In The Times Of Recession Music Poem Poetry

No Rhyme No Reason

  No rhyme no reason Why I Am with you   The pain I feel Drives me closer to you I realise that now The days pass by The fights, abuses and all But I come back How long, Will go on this ?   No rhyme no reason Why I Am with you   The feelings the same But something’s changed The joy’s gone, More of a hollow within I loathe looking at you But I can’t leave you How long Will go on this?   No rhyme no reason Why I Am with you   Yes, I love you

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A Visit To The Jallianwala Bagh

Somewhere in June three of us, Asad (childhood friend) , Anshit (my bro) and I went on a trip to Amritsar. There were 3 places that we wanted to visit : Jallian Wala Bagh, Golden Temple and Wagah Border. I will concentrate on the Jallian Wala Bagh for this post… For all us who don’t know what Jallian wala Bagh stands for, click here. Amritsar is a very cute city. pretty much like the other small cities across the country, where shops are usually small, the roads only as big as 2 by lanes, the streets even smaller yet all so vivid and colourful! full of life…

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Entertainment Generation Y Poem Poetry

A Longing Bait

How lonely, left was I to grave substituting cigarette buds for illusory nipples of my mother screaming and scathing, modest approvals of despair those never ending love, lost like words; teenagers write at shores in beaches I wake up, hollow, a perfectly day-night balanced between nostalgia and emotion where rhythm masquerades as poignant guilt I walk, thread-bare, worn-out, outworn, trite and stale where shadows neither follow nor silhouette appear rare A close veil of miasma lurk around like scented perfume coming out of wet blouses I cough the drag, the cigarette stopped being loyal the smoke was like the genie,

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Friendship Generation Y Life Optimism Top

The Game Of Life

All the reading that we do, the education that we get, and the experiences that we go through are to one end: to help us to live our potential. Life wouldn’t have created us, if it didn’t want us to bring an aspect of it  to life, or if it didn’t believe in our capabilities to do so. If we’re here, it is because we’re endowed with the ability to manifest an aspect of the Divine in this three-dimensional world. So basically our main objective in life should be to find out what our unique abilities are, and set about

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How Much Forest Does a Man Need

If you flew over Delhi around june 2010, one thing would be kinda clear. That you couldn’t see anything clearly at all from the window. Well, part of it could have been because most of the city was dug up for Commonwealth games, but there was a major part ascribed to plain dust in the air. Maybe it was due to scorching summer and lack of humidity in the air too. But then the question comes, if there was so much dust in the atmosphere, wouldn’t everyone be inhaling it? And with lax industry laws, there of course are many

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The Rise of Indian Entrepreneurship: An Outsider’s Perspective

Well to begin with, I do not want to be an outsider on this for long. But be that as it may, I am not involved and hence the topic… I am excited to see that the bumbling energy in India about entrepreneurship is shining bright.  Bright enough to be visible to me sitting in the US. I think if there has to be a healthy way of life in India, it has to come from the society and not the government. Especially when people are so cynical about what the government does. Anyways its beyond the competence of a

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Generation Y Government Opinion Social Issues

911 vs 100: A Realistic Review

Yes. I plan to compare the two numbers. There are many factors to look at, and I will try to sum them up as precisely as possible… Ask any American, or watch enough Hollywood movies and you will see that 911 is something that Americans use very frequently, for things as small as sticking your hand to something very embarrassing (in American Pie) to something much bigger as in Die Hard… But you get the picture… as soon as there is any situation of any kind and severity, 911 is one of the first things they will think of. Efficiency

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