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An Interview With Ketan Bhagat

An Interview With Ketan Bhagat

Uncategorized
Indian A: He is an NRI Indian B: Wow! He must be having a glamorous life then. Indian A: I agree.I envy him. He is simply a lucky guy. Indian B: His life is nothing but a cake walk. Do you also react in the same manner when you meet or see an NRI? If yes, let me remind you that the grass is greener on the other side of the hill. Go and read the book "Complete/Convenient: There Is More To Men And Bromance" to have a closer look in the life of an NRI. It's time to meet another debut author and learn from his successful journey in the world of writing. Today we meet Ketan Bhagat, author of Complete/Convenient- There Is More To Men And Bromance. An Interview Of Ketan Bhagat Q- Do you enjoy giving interviews? A- Yes when there is something special about the interv
Know How To Provide Emotional Support

Know How To Provide Emotional Support

Health, Mental Health
Many a time, we encounter such circumstances where we need to be strong in order to provide emotional support to our dear ones. I have noticed most of us go blank when we are in such a situation. We want to provide emotional support but we don't know how to actually provide that. So, today I will be telling you how you can attain this mojo. First of all, you should know that every person is different, and therefore the kind of emotional support that you should be providing will differ from person to person. You can decide that, can't you? It's your call how you deal with the person who needs the emotional support. Fortuitously, there are few basic ways by which you can prove yourself to be helpful. Ways Of Providing Emotional Support 1. No Judgement A person reveals his true side to ano...
Places You Must Visit in San Diego

Places You Must Visit in San Diego

Travel, Travel & Food
Know A Bit About San Diego! San Diego lies in the state of California. It lies on the coast of Pacific Ocean. It is known to be the birthplace of California. There are many water harbour and beaches in the place.  It is also a research centre of biotechnology. The highest elevation of the area is 485 metre. It has a hilly topography. There are around 200 wild canyons in the place. San Diego Rivers run from the middle of the city. The city inhabits around 1.3 million citizens. In the south of the city, one can see the Mexican border. One can easily have a quick trip to Mexico with public transportation. It is also important from the military point of view.   BEST PLACES IN SAN DIEGO 1. USS Midway Museum Address: 910 N. Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101 There are plenty
A Shade Of Your Love- 1

A Shade Of Your Love- 1

Love & Relationship, Serendipity Call
I waved my hand to bid farewell to my mom. My brothers were still asleep. I closed my eyes to recall the happy moments that I have shared with this place. Leaving the place where you have spent your childhood is difficult. It makes you sad but still you can't ignore the feeling of excitement for starting a new life in a new place. I was keen to begin my fabulous new life. I sat down with my head pressed on the glass window of the car. I was watching the world beyond the glass, pass by. 'Have you checked everything?' enquired my dad. 'Yes.' I said with a weak smile. Finally, I was going to a place that will help me to understand what I really wanted from life. I was heading towards Delhi, the heart of our India. After around twenty minutes, we arrived at the railway station. The...
J.K.Rowling Releases Early Harry Potter Sketches

J.K.Rowling Releases Early Harry Potter Sketches

News & Current Events
So, you thought J.K.Rowling can only write well? Wait till you check the Harry Potter sketches made by her. When a writer writes a story, it is quite obvious that they also create a mental picture of the characters, like the readers do. J.K. Rowling wasn't different but the irony is, she has still managed to be different. This is because she decided to sketch those characters. Harry Potter Sketches by J.K.Rowling Recently, J.K.Rowling decided to release the early Harry Potter sketches made by her in Pottermore. Give your eyes a treat with these wonderful sketches! The Quidditch sketch is an interesting one! Many events of the game are shown in a single sketch, this is surely a masterpiece of J.K.Rowling.   Professor Snape is teaching about Potions. Did you notice the fancy
Dove’s #ChangeTheRhyme Questions The Perception Of Beauty

Dove’s #ChangeTheRhyme Questions The Perception Of Beauty

News & Current Events
The first thing that we are made to learn after we have the understanding of words are the nursery rhymes. The retaining capacity of a child is very high and therefore we seldom forget about the things that we are taught in our childhood. Dove has cleverly and rightfully used one of the nursery rhymes to convey a very strong message to us. Chubby cheeks, dimple chin, Rosy lips, teeth within, Curly hair, very fair, Eyes are blue, lovely too, Teacher's pet, is that you? Yes! Yes! Yes! Are you familiar with this rhyme? If yes, then you are in for a rethinking. Dove has joined hands with 'Blush', the Culture Machine's lifestyle channel to deliver a very powerful message with this simple rhyme. #ChangeTheRhyme ad features women who are beautiful in every way except the
A Relationship With No Name

A Relationship With No Name

Serendipity Call
'Don't you think we should take our relationship a step forward?' Ishiqa asked while adjusting her dress. 'Which relationship?' Vivaan retorted. Ishiqa looked at Vivaan and moved out of the room. She poured chilled water into the glass and stood blankly. After a moment or two, she returned and handed him the glass. 'Have it.' she said and sat beside him. She observed him quietly, while he gulped the whole water. She handed him his shirt. 'Is there a future of the things that are going between us?' she asked. 'Don't start that topic again. I gave you the explanation again and again. But still, you are not willing to understand anything. Are you hungry?' he said, in an irritated tone. 'Are you going to cook something for me?' she asked with a smile. 'You really think so?' he ...
Why Do You Smoke?

Why Do You Smoke?

Health, Mental Health
Inhale. Now hold your breath for few seconds. Exhale now. Two questions for my friends who love to smoke. Do you want to smoke now? Will you light a cigarette now instead of lighting your life? Go on, no one is watching you. I will be an idiot to think that I can make you quit smoking by my article. So, relax I am not asking you to quit smoking. Infact, I am going to justify your action. Interesting, isn't it? I know why you smoke and I am listing them one by one, only for you. DO YOU SMOKE FOR FUN? Can't we play GTA games or ludo for having fun? What about going out with your siblings or gossiping a bit or having fun in the kitchen by trying a new dish? But the main questionis why will we do that, now we are no longer children. Smoking is the adult way of having...
What About The Syrian Version Of Pokemon Go?

What About The Syrian Version Of Pokemon Go?

News & Current Events
Pokemon Go has managed to attract the attention of the world while Syria has failed in it. Perhaps, this is the reason why Syria has taken the help of the popularity of Pokemon Go game to show the pain that they are going through. How Pokemon Go Is Helping Syria? Pokemon Go is a game that has become immensely popular because of its ability to connect the virtual world with the real world. Like a breath of fresh air, it has managed to please everyone and as a result, it has become popular. Syria has been a war zone since 2011 but still it has failed to gain the attention that it deserves. What’s the result of it? The pictures will speak the answer. https://twitter.com/RFS_mediaoffice/status/755791150246686721 https://twitter.com/RFS_mediaoffice/status/755794653815922688 https://
How to Simplify Your Life

How to Simplify Your Life

Mental Health
“The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak.” Hans Hoffman One side of the story is: X: How are you? Y: I am fine and what about you? X: I am fine too. Another side of the story is: X: To be honest, I am not fine. Many things are going now. I can’t even start speaking about it. Y: Yes, I can understand. Life is very complicated. We don’t open our heart in front of everyone. We hide few of the complicated strands of our life even from the closest person. Let’s not talk about others, let us talk about you. Do you think you have a complicated life? A bit of complication is necessary but that doesn’t mean that you will keep on complicating everything. Too much of everything is bad, right? This is the reason why you
Places You Must Visit In Los Angeles

Places You Must Visit In Los Angeles

Travel, Travel & Food
Los Angeles  Filled with glittering neon signs that lure famous film stars are the city of Los Angeles in California. Popular known by the initial L.A, it provides such a range of activities that it will take a lifetime to experience it. The city inhabitants are known as Angelenos. It is most famous for the district of Hollywood, which is film capital of the world. The allure of Los Angeles is undeniable as it is the city where the magic happens. The city is the embodiment of glamour, success and money. Best Places of Los Angeles:- 1. Transformers: The Ride 3D Fusing HD 3D media and flight simulation technology, this ride will give you an experience of a lifetime. It will put you in the middle of the ultimate war zone. This ride blurs the line between fiction and reality. The scr
This Year Will Be the Year of Panama Papers Leak

This Year Will Be the Year of Panama Papers Leak

News & Current Events
Panama Papers Leak is making both national and international headlines. If you have a rough idea about Panama Papers Leak, you will know that it is something that is related to corruption. Now, it’s time for you to know all about the truth of Panama Papers Leak to keep yourself updated. A Video That Will Explain ‘Panama Papers Leak’ You can watch the video given below created by Vox to understand about ‘Panama Papers Leak' in a simple manner. Now that you have gained the idea about the topic, let us move towards the details. What Are The Panama Papers? A Panamanian law firm and corporate service provider, Mossaick Fonseca shares a relation with Panama Papers Leak because the documents present in the cache of this law was provided to a German newspaper. This set of leaked documen
Go Against The Religious Beliefs To Protect The Rivers.

Go Against The Religious Beliefs To Protect The Rivers.

Earth Issues
Do you remember giggling while watching Chennai Express? The plot of the movie revolves around the last wish of Rahul's grandfather. He wanted his ashes to be immersed in the holy river of Ganga and in Rameswaram, which is considered one of the holiest place in India. Did you cry while watching the epic love story Veer-Zaara? Do you remember why Preity Zinta came to India? If not, let me remind you. She came to India to scatter the ashes of her governess in the river Sutlej. Reasons behind the Pollution of the Sacred Rivers of India Rivers that are considered sacred often has to pay a heavy price for the tag. River Ganga is the perfect example to explain my previous statement. Ganga is considered the most sacred river in Hinduism, a religion followed by the majority of India. In the yea...
Are You Forcing Someone To Commit Suicide?

Are You Forcing Someone To Commit Suicide?

Health, Mental Health, News & Current Events
He came home with a bit of fear in his heart. His class test result was out and he didn’t score well. Keeping his pair of shoe aside, he went to wash his face. ‘Did you get your result?’ asked his mom. ‘No’ he said and went for a bath. When he returned, his mom was standing in front of him with his result in one hand and a five hundred rupees in other. He stole the money from his dad wallet. The seventh standard kid was slapped twice. ‘You will get the beating of your life. Wait for your dad to arrive.’ Said his mother. She continued doing her daily chores and ignored him. But was the boy fine? He was sitting alone on the staircase of the government hospital. His elder brother tried to bring him back, but he didn’t return. In the late evening, he saw his dad returning. His f
YOU NEED A HAPPINESS THAT LAST FOREVER. SERIOUSLY?

YOU NEED A HAPPINESS THAT LAST FOREVER. SERIOUSLY?

Love & Relationship, Love & Relationship Guide
When a person with whom you share a beautiful relationship leaves you, does your heart break a little? Perhaps, a small heartbreak is an understatement, you must have felt like dying. You become a living human body with a dead soul. You curse the God and ask ‘Why Me?’ Well, I think that we ask this question ‘Why Me’, whenever we face an adverse condition. Your friend stood first but you didn’t, everyone is in a relationship except you, everyone is leading a happy life and you are suffering from unhappiness and the list can go on and on but it will end in the only one question and that is ‘Why me? What did I do to deserve this?’ Hope for the best and prepare for the worst.. I can relate to this because I have gone through this situation. Many of my friends have also gone through it. This
What Was That?

What Was That?

Love & Relationship, Serendipity Call, Uncategorized
I met Vivaan on 24 January at around 4:30 pm. He is the guy with whom I want to make an emotional attachment. To be honest, I wanted to risk my feelings again. There, near the gate, he was on his bike in a blue shirt. On seeing him, I felt awkward, uneasy but still I pretended to be okay. I was nervous for no apparent reason. I led him to my room. An awkward silence was present. I wanted it to end. He was hungry. He wanted to go out. I was not in a mood to go outside. I wanted to talk. I asked him to stay inside.I told him that I tried to make rajma but failed. He smiled and didn't say anything. None of us were able to start a proper conversation. He asked me to get ready. "Should I go outside and wait?" He asked. "No, I shall change in the kitchen," I said. I collected my clothes and c...
All You Need Is Love And A Bottle Of Wine

All You Need Is Love And A Bottle Of Wine

Food & Drink, Travel & Food
She lifted the glass with long stem and curves and let the clear liquid swirl for a moment. She inhaled the aroma deeply. She watched as candlelight played over his skin, casting his features into mysterious shadows. She took a deep sip, watching his mesmerized expression. And soon there was romance in the air. "Wine makes you ten degrees cooler and the other people appear ten percent hotter."   Remember these lines?  "Sharaab peene la ye faayda niraala hain, Aam saa chehra bhi jannat ki hoor hota hain." Drinking wine is an art. It should be done in a sophisticated manner and this article will guide you through this art.  How to drink wine? 1. Choose the precise glass. The glass should have mildly curved rim at the top to enclose the aromas in the glass. The thinner the glass and
Ever Heard About Female Genital Mutilation?

Ever Heard About Female Genital Mutilation?

News & Current Events
The society can cross any limit to ensure the so-called purity of a girl is maintained. Do you doubt that? You won’t doubt about it after knowing about Female Genital Mutilation. Definition of Female Genital Mutilation “Partial or total removal of the external female genitalia or other injuries to the female genital organ for a non-medical reason.”      - by WHO, UNICEF, and UNFPA. How Is Female Genital Mutilation Carried Out?   FGM isn’t carried out professionally and this means that no one pays any heed to the safety of the girl. It is carried out traditionally by an unprofessional person using a blade. Can you even imagine using a blade for removing a part of your body? On the top of it, using anaesthesia is not necessary to carry out FGM. And let me tell you it’s not a one-time
Let’s Know A Bit About Ethical Hacking

Let’s Know A Bit About Ethical Hacking

Curious Brain
“As a young boy, I was taught in high school, hacking was cool.” - Kevin Mitnick Tell me what is the first thing that comes to your mind when you hear the term ‘hacking’? Brighten up your imagination a bit more and tell me how do you portray a ‘hacker’? Well, I am sure most of you will imagine a hacker as a geek, who is mysteriously attractive and is surrounded by many computers with codes running on them. One adjective that is used by the majority of the population to describe a hacker is ‘cool’. Today, we will try to know a bit more about this cool topic of hacking and to be precise, we will discuss ethical hacking. What Is Ethical Hacking? Before understanding the term ‘ethical hacking’, you should have a brief idea about the word ‘hacking’. So, let’s begin by defining the word
Lose Weight Without Exercising!

Lose Weight Without Exercising!

Health, Physical Health
Why Should We Lose Weight? Trying too hard to be slim in a healthy manner can be very frustrating. People give up easily as they even dread to imagine loads of exercise they have to do to get the dream figure. Therefore, they end up counselling themselves by saying that "What's in the body? Inner beauty is more important." So, today we will talk about how to lose weight without exercising.  Correct statement but not perfectly correct. 'You should not judge a book by its cover.' Let's not fake it, we end up selecting a book with a good title and a good cover. Who knows what's inside? Inner beauty is more important. - True What's in the body? - A Question Mark  Let me tell you what's in the body. Your body gives the vital information about your health status. When six persons
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