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Religion: A waste of time

The recent news of the Ayodhya verdict have started a spate of debates across all media (from NDTV to Facebook!). That apart, so many discussions wherein people end up confusing religion and god. I thought it was high time I pen down my thoughts on the difference between the two and whenever such a discussion […]

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When virtual takes over real

Just read this in the paper – In a shocking case of parental negligence, a 3-month-old baby was starved to death after her parents forget to feed her as they were busy honing their parental skills in raising a virtual child. Gaming is a technology that can be used to learn new skills (parenting being […]

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Marathi Manus v/s Multiplexes

*** Disclaimer: I am not a Shiv Sainik, or a Congress fan. I just do not like the end outcome. *** In the recent news, we saw how multiplexes refused to air MNIK, and how central government arm-twisted them into airing the shows, much to the chagrin of MNS. With threats of violence, people of […]

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Business News

JK Rowling at HBS

I was unaware of the fact that JK Rowling (the author of the very popular Harry Potter series) holds an honorary degree from the Harvard Business School. So it came as a surprise when I chanced upon her Commencement speech at the HBS Alumni meet. An excerpt – But how much more are you, Harvard […]

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Media v/s Social Media

Why does the media corrupt? With the media being corrupt, I mean that instead of performing it’s duty of reporting news that matters to the society, what it ends up doing is look for sensational news – which are actually not sensational at all. I do not care about Amitabh Bachhan catching a cold … […]

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Tsunamika and Small steps

Remember I was ranting about Co-ordinate geometry and changing communities? Well, in case you have’nt, here is the link. Well here’s a nice example that is changing the society. And it is being done bit by bit, vector by vector :-) Today we had gone to my Maami’s place. She gave us this cute little […]

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Mumbai

Mumbaikars, dont go astray Keep your fears at bay Life is going to continue the same way Keep the faith and pray Be it bombs be it grenade For an aam aadmi these are all a charade We wont treat it as a tirade In the walk of life we parade We toil and we […]