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The Secret Wish List (Book Review)

Originally published:  2012 Author:  Preeti Shenoy Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary romance My Rating: 3/5 ​ The Secret Wish List is a work of fiction by the famous Indian author Preeti Shenoy. This is her fourth published book. She started her career with blogging and moved on to become a prominent writer in India. The book is about Disha who had an innocent crush when she was sixteen but her whole life changed because of that. She was pulled out of...

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Nokia 6 (2018) vs Redmi Note 5 Pro: Price in India, specifications comparison

Nokia 6 (2018) is an Android One cell phone and it will dispatch at a cost of Rs 16,999 in India. Given the value go, it is normal for clients to contrast this and the other famous cell phone in the market, which is Xiaomi's Redmi Note 5 Pro. The Redmi telephone has two variations at costs of Rs 13,999 and Rs 16,999. So how does the new Nokia 6 (2018) contend with the Redmi Note 5 Pro? Here's a gander at the distinctions.  ​ Nokia 6 (2018) versus Redmi Note 5 Pro: Price in India...

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Arrival by Tagore: A Critical Appreciation

“Rabindranath Tagore, like Chaucer’s forerunners, writes music for his words, and one understands at every moment that he is so abundant, so spontaneous, so daring in his passion, so full of surprise, because he is doing something which has never seemed strange, unnatural, or in need of defence.” - W.B.Yeats (September 1912) The charm of Tagore’s poetry is that it is both appealing as well as relatable to people of all ages. His verses are so constructed that a child reading them, would...

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The grown up : Book Review

Originally published:  17 June 2014 Author:  Gillian Flynn Genres:  Fiction, Ghost story, Thriller, Suspense My Rating: 4/5 ​ The grown up is a short story by Gillian Flynn, the author of the bestseller ' Gone Girl '. It was originally published in an anthology edited by George RR Martin . The novella won the prestigious Edgar award. It's a story with unexpected & spooky twists and turns.   SHAPE   \* MERGEFORMAT...

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Asus VivoBook S14 review: Sports latest specifications, performs well

One normal grumbling, I get notification from individuals around me, is that they regularly come up short on OK choices with regards to purchasing another PC. What's more, there are great purposes behind this. Most clients don't redesign their PCs as fast as they do with cell phones. Second, most are suspicious about the cash being spent on a PC, and whether it will be sufficient. Like most clients, I excessively ended up soliciting a great deal from questions while I was purchasing...

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Ragging in IITs

Here is my first article on ragging in IITs. This is about what I and few of my friends faced in different IITs in name of room calling (another name for ragging). Students are called up in group of 5-6 at senior's room in late evening hours. Party is given to everyone who goes there for their RC. So this is about our RC. We were called around 10 pm and were in a group of 7. When we entered their room, 23 seniors were sitting and waiting eagerly for us. Yes u read that right. Lol !!...

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Hichki Movie Review

Hichki star, Rani Mukherjee who is making her come back in Bollywood after her maternity break under the banner of Yash Raj Films. The main high light of the movie is about Turrette Syndrome which is a neurological disorder due to which she has no control on hiccups and voice like waa-waa cha-cha. The movie comes up with fresh story and is completely focused on school. This is the gist of the film which makes it more sharp. ​ Naina Mathur (Rani Mukherjee) has only dream to become...

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How to Organize an Event Checklist?

Planning any event can become quite tiresome and cumbersome because there is so much involved, that needs sharp concentration, in order to have a successful event. Whether or not it’s your event, you’ll need to be organizing ahead of time, and a team who can keep you on task so that you will ensure that you’ve left nothing out. No one can work alone in planning an event and sometimes it even requires experts who can be able to do it well and clean for you. We all agree that there is...

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Sidney Sheldon's Reckless

Originally published:  2015 Author:  Tilly Bagshawe Genres:  Fiction, Thriller, Suspense, Spy fiction ​ I love reading. I read all sorts of books but earlier I used to read only fiction. Sidney Sheldon was and still is one of my favorite authors. Today I finished reading Sidney Sheldon's Reckless. The book is actually written by Tilly Bageshaw who is now commissioned by Sheldon's family to carry on his legacy. Tracy Whitney has been one of the...

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Aadhaar Banking in CSC is a scam or a reality?

​AEPS -  Aadhaar Enabled Payment System AEPS has been launched by Govt. of India in 2017 to enable a user to do banking with ease with the help of his Aadhaar number. The only pre-requisite is user should have a valid aadhaar card and the number must be linked to his bank account number. ​ So as per our govt. this system should work as per the above cover image being the Aadhaar card/number will be the central location in association with anyone's bank account number to...

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Best website that offer freelance content writing

Constant Content is a reputed and one of the oldest websites in freelance content writing. This is a good source for freelance writers who want to earn money writing from home.​   As I compose writes on cash making openings, one of my perusers got some information about chances to gain cash composing on the web. In spite of the fact that a couple of name flew into my brain, I thought of doing some investigation and assessment in such manner. Consequently, I concocted some...

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Start-up-er is for you

Starts ups are dynamic and how...!!! They work on the latest innovative concepts/technologies, they strive for the competitive edge. They value initiatives and dedication and to what level...!!!. Start ups do wonders in figuring out key strengths of its  members (read Employees)  and make them excel in it. They push you till your limits in a good way. So if you want to grow professionally – ‘start-up-er’ is for you. ​ Working for a start up – The perks Let’s take you through a...

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What should you look for when purchasing a dishwasher?

Close to spending plan and necessity, the cutting edge highlights, drive the buying choices. Beside the sheer cleaning power, one needs to consider highlights like speed, drying cycle, and quietness (or scarcity in that department). Furthermore, how might we prohibit the vitality proficiency factor.  Search for number of place settings - This component is essential – in light of the fact that there's no point buying an extraordinary new dishwasher in the event that one can't fit...

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Tez - Google App

Simple app, Tez, launched by Google is very secured. Tez shield works 24x7 to detect frauds and constantly works to maintain the privacy. Every transaction is well secured by UPI pin and your account is secured by google password. Unlike other payment app, it is directed to our accounts and there is no constant issue of refilling your wallet. The cashback earned comes straight to your account and you can earn interest on that earning. Tez is constantly working will all bank Partners like...

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My take on: A Thousand Splendid Suns

From the very beginning of the story, it was very easy to slip into the mindset of a 15 year old girl who has heard the word ‘harami’ for god know how many times, thanks to the writing skills of author. Even though the story has been narrated in third person, still the view of world and people can be beautifully seen through eyes of Mariam and then Laila, both in their teen years and then as Afghani women. While Mariam being an illegitimate child who lived with her abusive mother has...

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Need for updating company policies

Why HR policies need to change with the times? “The only thing that is constant is the change.” - Heraclitus Of course, Heraclitus didn’t mean that for the HR policies but then it’s no different. In the competitive world, it’s difficult to stick to the age old work patterns & customs. HR policies need to be dynamic in nature, ever evolving to fit in the best practices & aligned with the company’s vision. It may frequently require add-ons or even scrapping up of few pointers...

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Five Point Someone (Book Review)

Originally published:  2004 Author:  Chetan Bhagat Publisher:  Rupa & Co. Genre:  Fiction Page count:  270 Price : Rs. 95/- Adaptations:  3 Idiots (2009), Nanban (2012) ​ Five Point Someone is a bestselling novel by renowned Indian author Chetan Bhagat. The novel has also been adapted into a super successful Bollywood movie ‘3 Idiots’ starring Aamir Khan, R. Madhavan and Sharman Joshi. Five Point Someone is a story of...

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Maid in Manhattan (Movie Review)

Initial release:  13 December 2002 (USA) Director:  Wayne Wang Music director:  Alan Silvestri Screenplay:  Kevin Wade Box office:  15.49 crores USD Stars: Jennifer Lopez, Ralph Fiennes, and Natasha Richardson ​ ​ ​   SHAPE   \* MERGEFORMAT Today 2002 movie 'Maid in Manhattan' was being screened on Romedy Now channel. Since I...

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Working in BPO

Hello World ! This is me who worked in a very big company just because of the brand name. So here are few tips and suggestions of my 8 months experience, to share with all the students around who wish to join big companies that too mainly in a customer service. Think it's my fate as it was my 1st ever job after Graduating in Electronics and Communication Engineering. I went for walk-in in my home town just to accompany my friend. But so called fucking destiny had other plans....

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Samsung Galaxy S9 Series : Success Vs Failure

Samsung recently launched its most awaited flagship Galaxy S9 Series that debuted in MWC 2018. Samsung smartphone S9 And S9+ are launched during MWC 2018, but everyone should know how much success it achieved because it's just launched and fans have to wait for a while to get hands on. So here are few success and drawbacks of S9 series but before that below are few specs you should know about the phones. Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 + designs are same as S8 Series but only few changes...

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NOT A FAIRYTALE

Once upon a time, there was a beautiful country called Syria located in Western Asia. The country had all kinds of terrains. A sea to the west, a desert to the south east, a river flowing into the country from the north and continuing out of the country at the east and hills and mountains in the south west. The country was also known as ancient pearl because of its achievements. The Ugaritic alphabet which was used in the semitic kingdoms in the 12 th and 13 th century BC was...

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Book Review : Gone Girl

Originally published:  June 2012 Author: Gillian Flynn Genre:  Thriller Page count:  432 (first edition) ​ Gone Girl is a suspense novel by Gillian Flynch and undoubtedly one of the best ones I have read till date. The novel has also been adapted to a movie by the same name starring Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike. The novel has been on New York Times Bestsellers list. Gone Girl is the story of Nick and Amy. They both have...

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Book Review: Pride and Prejudice

Originally published :  28 January 1813 Author: Jane Austen Genre:  Novel My Rating: 5/5 ​ Pride and Prejudice is a classic piece of literature. This novel by Jane Austen was first published in 1813. I read this novel when I was in school and I fell in love with this beautiful story of Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy. It has also been adapted into movies and a successful television series. The story is set in England...

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Book Review: Deception Point

Book: Deception Point Author: Dan Brown Published in the year: 2001 ​ ​About the book: Rachel Sexton, an intelligence analyst, is summoned to verify a discovery by the President of the United States. NASA claims this discovery will change the future of the planet. A team at the Milne Ice Shelf, Arctic Circle, works feverishly to unearth a rare object, buried deep in the Earth. Soon after, she learns this discovery is nothing but an evidence of scientific...

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Review

The Chinese company Xiaomi has been playing a major role in redemption note series in India's number one smartphone market. Note 4 was his best seller and that is why the successor i.e. the Redmi Note 5 will prove to be extremely important for the company. The market of the Specs and Phone Experience has changed completely in a year, in which Xiaomi Redmi has brought the Note 5 with the tagline of an all-rounder, we figured out how true it is, the Redmi Note 5. At this time...

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Eat Pray Love by Elizabeth Gilbert (Book Review)

Book:  Eat, Pray, Love Author:  Elizabeth Gilbert Published in the year: 2006 ​ My review of the book: Eat Pray Love by Elizabeth Gilbert is one of my favorite books. The book is an international bestseller and has been even adapted into a movie with the same name which stars Julia Roberts. If you haven’t yet watched the movie then I suggest that you read the book first. And even if you have watched the movie, reading the book will be an altogether different...

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Why online venture is beneficial than the offline ventures?

At present, people are going for the establishment of their business ventures that not only helps them to earn money but also go for earning an immense profit. In this way, the business owners get his or her business established  in the market with the passing years. Today, with the technological advancements, a business can be established via both online and offline mode. But, there are few ethics that need to be followed for the establishment of a proper business. A business, small...

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Disturbing things in okja movie - Movie review

​First things first, Okja is a good film having very brilliant visual effects, actors, actresses and everything. But...but... but  i found a few things, that are quite disturbing in the film and I wanted to share a few things with all my fellow humans. ​ ​ ​ So, there is this scene where they show a stream of fresh water source like its flowing from heaven or something and then there is this scene of this animal named "okja" (the so called adorable giant hybrid ​pig)...

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All you need to know about Dan Brown's "Origin"

" Origin " the fifth book of Dan Brown is here now. The best-selling book starring Robert Langdon, professor of religious symbologist at Harvard who started his journey with the fascinating book "Da Vinci Code" is now ready to take us to yet another exhilarating experience of his journey. The frayed-out components of those initial books are hauled out once again in this novel. ​ In Origin, the character Edmond Kirsch who is a maverick scientist cum billionaire is...

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Next-gen Maruti WagonR coming soon to India

Maruti has begun testing the cutting edge WagonR hatchback in India. The auto is relied upon to be propelled here one year from now. In view of the spyshots of the auto being tried, CarToq's rendering craftsman has assembled several renders of the all-new WagonR.  The render demonstrates that Maruti will hold a large portion of the outline features of the current WagonR in the new model. This implies the tall-kid hatchback plan, huge glass zone all around and a limited body. The auto...

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Reasons why you should buy Redmi Note 5 Pro

Redmi Note 5 Pro launches this year. It's the best mobile phone ever, and if you are planning to buy this mobile and confused, then wait for a minute to read this post. This post will help you know what amazing features does you mobile possess? Brand New Hardware - In this mobile, you get to see the latest Snapdragon 636 processor, which is made by Qualcomm. Apart from this, the processor will help you to get a good battery life, excellent gaming performance and...

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Samsung Galaxy S9: How Will it Fight Against iPhone X and iPhone 8 Series in India?

We are only a few weeks away from the launch of the Galaxy S9 and rumours are suggesting that it might not be a huge update over the Galaxy S8 line-up. Albeit there aren't any head-turning specifications, the upcoming Galaxy S9 family will definitely be a fierce competitor for the Apple iPhone X and iPhone 8 series. Let's dive a bit deeper and find out how the Galaxy S9 line-up will fare against the iPhone X. ​ ​The Galaxy S8/S8+ itself was a trend-setting phone with an Infinity Display...

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Padman Review and First Day Box Office Report

Ever since the success of Toilet - Ek Prem Katha, Akshay Kumar is looking very much certain about the box office performance of Padman. The movie which was scheduled for a 25th January release date was later postponed to 9th February to avoid clash with Padmavat. Therefore Padman, which is based on this extraordinary person Arunachalam Muruganatham, finally hit the screen yesterday recording some good occupancy in the urban centers and big city multiplexes. The movie opened...

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Trending Bikes of January 2018

Year 2017 was good for many things but many bikes were launched as of the beginning of 2018, many of them are in trading till the end of January. So today we have brought for you the trading bikes of 2018. Honda Grazia Honda  launched  another activa based scooter in  2017  and it looks great.  The modern design of the scooter has already been one of the top ten scooters in India.  125 cc Grazia got a very young design, which attracted many questions on Google....

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Uber

Uber technologies Inc is a global taxi company from US. They rolled out in India and introduced first their service in Bangalore and after that now they are all over 29 cities. Their vision is to provide the best service to the riders who commute daily for their work.  I am a regular rider of Uber and I commute daily a distance of 19 km and at the end of trip I am always in terror what will be the fare because it is always different to what I am shown especially for uberpool. One day...

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MY FIRST SOLO

The day of your solo will certainly be a day of remembrance. The radios, the flight  controls, everything is under your control. Your instructor has signed you off feeling more than confident that you can operate the airplane in a safe manner. The best time for a solo is usually early, before the winds start to kick and while all the other pilots are still asleep. Your instructor will most likely want you to demonstrate a few landings with...

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Does Gujarat election unravel new possibilities in politics?

The recent Gujarat election has given birth to some new possibilities in Indian politics. Though the Modi-magic is still unchanged after 2014, the result did confirm the fact that a large number of people in BJP governed states are thinking for a change. There are no strong issues for it to predict; perhaps it’s all about giving a chance to another party! Whatever it might be, this Gujarat election has started to evoke some new equations in the minds of political analysts like: i....

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पैसा या बॉडी नहीं बल्कि पुरुषों की यह चीज़ महिलाओं को कामुक बनाकर करती हैं उत्तेजित

अगर आप सोचते हो कि महिलाओं को पुरुषों में सबसे अच्छी चीज़ उनका पैसा सिक्स पैक बॉडी या सोशल स्टेटस आकर्षित करता है तो आप गलत हैं। जी हाँ और यह बात खुद महिलाओं ने बताई हैं। अनुमान लगाइए इन सबसे भी बड़ी चीज़ क्या हो सकती हैं ? उस चीज़ के बारे में जानकर आप चौंक जाएगें।  नए सर्वेक्षण से पता चलता है कि दुनिया में महिलाओं को सबसे ज्यादा आकर्षित और कामुक बनाने वाली चीज़ पुरुषों के बोलने का लहजा हैं। मिस ट्रावेल कॉमरेड के सर्वेक्षण के मुताबिक, अमेरिकी महिलाएं ब्रिटिश और स्कॉटिश लोगों के...

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ORIGIN: Dan Brown

Dan Brown - I must confess I was fascinated towards the author after reading his most controversial novel ‘The Da Vinci Code’. I enjoyed all his works, whether it may be part of Robert Langdon`s series (Angel & Demons, The Da Vinci Code, The Lost Symbol, Inferno, Origin) or his standalone works (Digital Fortress, Deception Point). But to be honest, I like Robert Langdon's series better than his standalone novels. Why? Because I love the way Robert Langdon perceives the world around him,...

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App which is totally a scam

There are lot of apps available in  "Playstore"  and various app stores to earn money. Different apps are giving different types of offers to their users to earn bucks.  "Taskbuck"  is one of them. One of my friend send me the link to download this app for that referral he was supposed to get some bucks like every app does to promote their apps.I have downloaded and used it so thought to give a review. Taskbuck  is an app in which you can earn  paytm  cashes as well...

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The Great Indian Education System

Recall  what profession you had chosen when you were a kid. Are you in that  profession now or are your aspirations same as it were, most of the  people will answer it no. This is due to our great education system  by which we all are suffering. Our education system is making us a kind  of a product that can be sold to companies to execute their tasks.  There are only handful of people who are happy with the job they are  doing. ​ It all starts with Nursery...

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AVAL / THE HOUSE NEXT DOOR - Movie (Review)

​Overall review: ​Crispy horror click with some good direction. Unlike the recent horror / humour bunch of movies, AVAL has taken the kollywood to the next level. Certified "A" for it's horror scenes and for some deep romance between Siddarth & Andrea. ​ ​ In depth review: Siddarth & Andrea has been living in a part of Himachal Pradesh, where their neighbour was an Anglo Indian family. Paul is the lead of that family, has 2 daughters Jennifer known as...

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I am an Oyewikian

Have been a member of Oyewiki for some time now.  It has been a learning experience for me.  Got to publish a few of the poems that I have written.  Have also got to read on a lot of topics – mainly Tech, Travel, Thoughts, Education, Health, Finance, Cooking, News, Entertainment, Sports, Reviews of books, movies and products and some fiction too.  And the best part of it is I earn when I click on the articles to read. So it is learn and earn simultaneously.  Its fun being an...

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iPhone X - Is it worth buying?

After a huge disappointment and failure of iPhone 8, everyone was waiting what Apple is going to do on it's 10th anniversary. And skipping the 9th version of iPhone, Apple stunned everyone by announcing that they'll be launching iPhone X or 10. It's pictures were stunning and they showed something different from what Apple had shown to us in the last 10 years. But after its launch in India, its price was a big issue for middle class Indians.  When its online exclusive sale started...

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App Review - Truly Madly

Truly Madly is a serious dating/match making app designed for the Indian market. It seems that they’ve replicated the business model of Tinder while keeping it Indian audience friendly. The App description reads "We bring like-minded peeps together to meet and UnSingle. Your preferences and our science will help you find someone you’ll love to date. So, if you are looking out to meet like-minded singles, you can UnSingle right here on TrulyMadly".  Before moving...

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How Important is to have Anti-Allergy Vacuum Cleaner?

Advanced vacuum cleaners are the good enough to minimize the allergy problem. People used to do cleaning on the quarterly basis. However, quarter cleaning is not enough for the homes. You need to have a vacuum cleaner with the anti-allergy effect. Anti-allergic cleaning is the professional cleaning. Vacuum cleaner with the high-efficiency particulate can be the best option for anti-allergic cleaning. Anti-allergic cleaning can make your home more comfortable and protective. Here...

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Secret Superstar

The most anticipated movie by Aamir Khan productions has hit the theatre and is performing well. There are some movies  which really touch our heart because they come up with the real story. One of my favourite dialogue from the movie is “DREAM DEKHNA TOH BASIC HOTA HAI... Dream Ke Bina Zindagi Ka Koi Point Nahe Hota… Na Sonai Ka Na Jagnai Ka… Na Jenai ka Or Na Marne Ka... Dream Dekhna Basic Hota Hai, Itna Subko Allowed Hona Chaheyai .  Dreams, aspirations we all have. T he...

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How Blogs Help Businesses

Almost all marketers are adopting a large number of online marketing platforms and techniques more and more so as to spread their message across the large number of people that have access to the internet today. They also do it to communicate with their customers. As you know, the most essential of these online communication centers are the websites. On websites, a business can show the world what it really is.  Blogs come next to websites. Blogging is possibly one of the very...

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Explanation of the poem - "My Strongest Rival"

​This is the explanation of my poem,  'My Stongest Rival'. ( http://www.oyewiki.com/poem/my-strongest-rival-22-9-2017 ) ​------ ​The poem is about a man, who has to quit on his friendship with his best friend in order to change himself into a new person. And his best friend is none other than he, himself; as a person can have no other 'companion for a lifetime' than himself as he can never get apart from himself. Standing infront of a mirror, this man is looking straight...

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iPhone X : The Future of Smartphones

iPhone X was released a few days ago, but not a majority of people can afford it because of its very high Price. Today, I am going to give you an honest review of the phone. When you pay a good amount of money on something, you hope to get something that is worth the money. And in case of iPhone X, it's totally worth it. Specially because of these features that every iPhone X buyer is loving. If you take a closer look at iPhone X ,you will know that it looks damn gorgeous, primarily...

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True Predictions of Nostradamus

Some of the awesome predictions of Nostradamus which became realities. Read it to believe it. Nostradamus, the author of the famous Centuries, was an unusual man for his time. He was a practicing physician, astronomer and astrologer who lived in the mid 16th century (1503 - 1566) who turned his hand to prophecy later in life. As a physician, he treated those suffering from the Bubonic plague and then in a twisted irony lost the members of his family to the disease. He was a...

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Was It Just a Political Masterstroke?

On the eve of Nov 8 th , 2016, the Prime Minister addressed the nation and since then the higher denomination notes was not a legal tender any more. This resulted in long queues outside banks and ATMs for exchanging and withdrawing new currency. Here started a brand new and unique political drama inside and outside Parliament.   Nobody was sure what was the real motive and how it was going to be achieved but the poor people were happy even after standing in queue that the rich will have...

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Book Review: The Da Vinci Code

Book: The Da Vinci Code Author: Dan Brown Published year: 2003 About the Book : The Da Vinci Code is a mystery-detective novel. It follows symbologist Robert Langdon and cryptologist Sophie Neveu after a murder in the Louvre Museum in Paris, when they become involved in a battle between the Priory of Sion and Opus Dei over the possibility of Jesus Christ having been a companion to Mary Magdalene. The title of the novel refers to the finding of the first murder victim...

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Doklam : Indo-China Standoff

Building A Road Became A Burning Issue   The Doklam standoff started in mid-June when India accused China of building a road in the disputed territory toward the Doklam plateau, an objection that the Royal Bhutanese Army also raised. Doklam is a tri-junction between India, Bhutan and China. India intervened in the crisis, supporting Bhutan's stand and asking China to halt its construction. China claimed Doklam as its territory and soon there was a standoff between the...

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Book Review: House Rules

Book: House Rules Author: Jodi Picoult Published in the year: 2010 About the book: House Rules is a story of a boy, Jacob, with Asperger's syndrome who is accused of murder. The novel shows the struggle between the boy and his family, the law, and his disability. Jacob is obsessed with forensic analysis to the point of compulsion. He even sets crime scenes to be solved by his mother, Emma Hunt.  Jacob is later accused of murdering his tutor Jess Ogilvy. When all...

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Book Review: Bloodline

Book: Bloodline Author: Sidney Sheldon Published in the year: 1978 About the book: The daughter of a rich and powerful father, Elizabeth Roffe is young, beautiful and sole heir to a billion dollar fortune. Then tragedy strikes. Her father is killed in a freak accident and Elizabeth must take command of his mighty global empire, the pharmaceutical company, Roffe and Sons. It makes Elizabeth the richest girl in the world. But someone, somewhere, is determined that she...

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Ethnic Wear with a Twist : Craftsvilla Review

India is a land of diversities; diversity in the language people speak, food habits, festivals celebrated, marriage rituals, etc are the specialty of India. Festivals are like life and soul of Indian tradition. Festivals in India mean get-together with friends and relatives, cooking special dishes, lots of music, celebration, enjoyment and also shopping. Wearing ethnic clothes during festivals, marriage functions and special occasions is an integral part of such celebrations. ​ But,...

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Book review: 1984

Book : 1984 Author : George Orwell Published in the year :1949 About the book : Winston Smith is a low-rung member of the party, the ruling government of Oceaina. He works in the Ministry of Truth, the Party's propaganda arm, where he is in charge of revising history. He is but a small brick in the pyramid that is the Party, at the head of which stands Big Brother. Big Brother the infallible. Big Brother the all-powerful. In a totalitarian society, where individuality is...

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'Optimal Exposure' by Dan Rogel: Book eview

Book: Optimal Exposure Author: Dan Rogel ISBN: 978-1539103905 Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform  Published: 1st November, 2016 Book type: Mystery   Number of Pages: E-book, 276 Price: $13.45 (for paperback) About the Book: A visit to an Indian festival by a photographers’ expedition turns into a riveting murder case. A group of world-travelled photographers losses two of its members in unexplained circumstances. When the...

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'Breathing Two Worlds' by Ruchira Khanna: Book Review

Book: Breathing two worlds Author: Ruchira Khanna Published: 24th April, 2017 Number of pages: EBook, 181 About the book: Neena Arya, a Delhi-born goes abroad for further studies and decides to settle down there. Determined to be a 'somebody' from a 'nobody' she blends with the Americans via the accent and their mannerisms while having a live-in relationship with her European boyfriend, Adan Somoza. When illness hits home, Neena rushes to meet her ailing...

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