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LIVING IN A SPACE OPERA UNIVERSE WITHOUT REALIZING IT

“Don’t Panic”, reads the cover of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. Embrace this message while humming along to the Journey of the Sorcerer by The Eagles. In a parallel universe “an utterly insignificant little blue-green planet whose ape-descended life forms are so amazingly primitive that they still think digital watches are a pretty neat idea. Another problem exists: most of the people living on it were unhappy for pretty much of the time.”

DESIRE IS A ROCK

 Sisyphus has finally neared the top. This is the end of one lifetime.

He has lost his ability to poetry about the struggle. Camus lied. The journey only fills a man’s heart but once.

Whatever he has ever desired is forever lost along the length of his nape. The mountain never was the longest distance.

He has the inability to pray.

5 MOST QUESTIONABLE FASHION CONTROVERSIES

The human mind is a loophole of predictions. Predictions in turn give birth to controversies. So, it isn’t fairly uncommon that Fashion-a finicky product of human mind, intermingles with another fabulous creation-the controversies. So, let me ask you, when was the last time you were even acutely aware of a so-called fashion controversy? Probably watching Rebbeca Bloomwood’s iconic green scarf in The Confessions Of Being a Shopaholic, as a fashion maniac, was your last go-to!

THE POLITICAL IMPACT OF ARTICLE 35A AND THE REMOVAL OF J&K’S SPECIAL STATUS

Major changes were made in the Article 370 of the Indian Constitution that granted a “special status” to the state of Jammu & Kashmir (J&K), including the Ladakh region for many decades on august 5th 2019.

EXAMINATION POLITICS AND STUDENT ISSUES

Around Mid-March, students from different colleges and universities were flocked back to their respective abodes because of the growing threat due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Many students were consequently stuck in education hubs like Kota, Hyderabad, Delhi because of the sudden nature of the lockdown and also because of delay in decisions taken by their respective coaching, schools or universities.

A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS

“One could not count the moons that shimmer on her roofs,
Or the thousand splendid suns that hide behind her walls.”

Khaled  Hosseini is an Afghan-born American novelist, whose books are based in Afghanistan and its regime in the 19th century. After melting our hearts with his debut The Kite Runner, Khaled Hosseini published his second novel in 2007, A Thousand Splendid Suns. People had very high expectations and Khaled Hosseini didn’t let anyone down. Rather he won hearts, not thousands but millions.

5 PLACES THAT YOU ARE NOT ALLOWED TO VISIT IN INDIA

Hereby is a list of top 5 deadliest places in India that are spellbindingly beautiful and cannot be visited. As a country which is home to numerous sights that never cease to amaze a nature lover or a traveller however, there are also some places that, despite actually being a part of India, remain beyond our reach. These areas are restricted to the citizens of India due to varying reasons, and as a result, lie so close to us and yet so far away.

BHOPAL-THE CITY OF LAKES

A fascinating combination  of  monumental architecture and picturesque natural locales, Bhopal, the capital of The heart of India -Madhya Pradesh- is an amalgamation of unity and brotherhood at its best. From the serene Upper Lake to the vast stretch of Van Vihar, from the delicious street food to the royal delicacies, from Taj-ul-Masajid to Mata Mandir, it always had high cultural and historical significance. Here’s a bunch of things you can do in Bhopal:

THE AFTERMATH OF WARS-

THROUGH THE LENS OF HIROSHIMA-NAGASAKI

Photos: Hiroshima after the atomic bomb

 

“Every year there are a few times when the sky at sunset is deep red. At those times I can’t help but think of the sunset on the day of the atomic bombing -for three days and three nights, the city was burning. I hate sunsets; even now, they remind me of the burning city”, recalls Emiko Okada who was eight years old when the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima who lost her elder sister and four relatives in the catastrophic bombings. 

FINANCE FLINGS WORTH KNOWING

Finance is no rocket science but mere management and control of large amounts of money by the government in particular playing the main role in the economy. Simply put, dealing with the monetary resources and its related affairs is finance.

However, the proliferation of technology and advancements has diversified the scope and finance and introduced a complicated terminology difficult to apprehend. The article lists some of the most interesting terms used in the finance world along with their easy interpretations.

MORE FINANCE FLINGS WORTH KNOWING

 Finance is no rocket science but mere management and control of large amounts of money by the government in particular playing the main role in the economy. Simply put, dealing with the monetary resources and its related affairs is finance.

However, the proliferation of technology and advancements has diversified the scope and finance and introduced complicated terminology difficult to apprehend. The article lists some of the most interesting terms used in the finance world along with their easy interpretations.

THE MICHELLE OBAMA PODCAST

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Michelle Obama‘s new podcast, The Michelle Obama Podcast is now live on Spotify. The series is set to explore relationships and her life-long experiences with people who have contributed on the journey to make her what she is today. She says it is a place to explore all big topics together, soar through questions and have a little fun. 

SIGNIFICANCE OF DIGITAL PLATFORMS IN COURTROOM

Technology is very much present in our daily life. The recent lockdown period has also proven to us how crucial technology can be and how much we rely on it. For instance, use of the famous application ‘Aarogya Setu’ –  which aims to give us proper information regarding coronavirus and helps us to keep informed. Likewise use of different online platforms for education has also proved the real worth of technology.

LESSONS FROM COLLEGE LIFE

Remember the days when we were all nervy and panic-stricken to step into our pre-schools, crying for a first few days but then finally making friends for the very first time, sharing food and stationery, chatting endlessly, being a part of all mischiefs together, scribbling names on notebooks, celebrating birthdays, crying for silly fights, imitating teachers and not to forget even getting punished together! What we never realised while cribbing for getting up early for school was that those were the golden days, in which we all bloomed amidst homely surroundings. And it was already the time to leave the comfy place when we realised that school is the best place to be.

CORRUPTION IS THE ROOT OF ALL EVIL

“ If a country is to be corruption free and become a nation of beautiful minds. I strongly feel three key societal members can make a difference. They are- the father, the mother and the teacher." Corruption is a hydra-headed evil since it is initiated not just by those in authority but also by the members of public who are willing to offer money, gift or other services to lure those in power for their own benefit, to circumvent laws, rules and procedures or to speed up a time-consuming long process through speed money.

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