Category: Arts & Culture

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Satya Niketan’s Essence of the East

The doors of Essence of the East open into a small room with eight tables, with plain green walls. It is a no non-sense place where you can just concentrate on the...

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A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry

The difference between a good book and a great book is very small; it depends on the fragile balance of a captivating story and fluid prose. A Fine Balance by Rohinton...

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Top 5 Books Banned In India

The Indian government has always made pretentious claims about idealism and socialism, yet goes on banning books – a distortion of the freedom of expression...

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Led Zeppelin: The Greatest Band Ever?

Dinosaurs have supposedly been extinct for a million years but if truth be told, they did make a fleeting comeback during the 1970s. For how else can you describe a...

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Satisfy Your Savoury Tooth with Delights from Mithaas and Chowringhee

Situated amidst the environs of a predominantly women oriented atmosphere, right opposite Kamala Nehru and Gargi Colleges are the much sought after food joints of...

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Five Most Horrific Horror Movies

With Raaz 3 now running in cinemas for some time, I thought long and hard as to why Bollywood failed so miserably at making good horror movies. I didn’t find a...

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McDonalds’ McEgg: Egging us on (or not)

Recently, McDonalds introduced a new burger called McEgg. It is priced at Rs. 25 and therefore affordable by all. I was very excited to try this burger because of the...

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Pretty Little Liars, Book v/s TV Series

Pretty Little Liars is about a group of five girls (Alison, Hanna, Emily, Aria and Spenser) who are best friends and live perfect lives in a small town called Rosewood....

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Amar Colony Gets its Very Own Bistro

The newest addition to the foodies’ list – this one is directed more towards those with a sweet tooth – is ‘The Colony Bistro’. Located in the famous...

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iPhone 5- You Like it, But Should You Buy it?

Low and behold! The iphone 5 is finally here, a device that’s thinner, lighter, faster and taller than its predecessor. “This is the biggest thing to happen...