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Banned notes, the new ones and the sleepless nights

After watching my favourite serial, I was about to sleep and before dozing off, I considered it necessary to check the news feed on facebook and there I read that 500 and 1000 rupees notes can no more be used as a legal tender as they are being banned from that very night, I thought it to be another rumour and scrolled down but things turned out to be true when I saw our PM on my big TV screen announcing it. 760 more words

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Have reasons for being sad or angry, but not being happy

These days, I have started talking to and observing people around me because my trip to Leh taught me that by doing so one gets to learn a plenty of new things. 730 more words

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'Team Vampire' Fall 2016

Julia Vrtilek (Biology, Amherst College, 2015) is studying the development of grooming and food-sharing networks in young-of-the-year vampire bats.

What are your interests?
I find it fascinating and awe-inspiring that “from so simple a beginning endless forms most beautiful and most wonderful have been, and are being, evolved.” I’m interested in evolutionary biology, ecology, and animal behavior, as well as the latest thing I’ve read about in a recent cool article. 798 more words


It's easy for you to talk about war, but it’s difficult for the man who lives next to the border

‘WAR’ such a small word but whomsoever it touches can lead to unimaginable destruction. Everyone around me is talking about that India should have war with Pakistan. 698 more words

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Communicating in Times of Change

So, you are a leader and you think that an email announcing change is adequate as a ground-breaking step from you.

Once the announcement has been made, the bugles have been played, you assume that people will neatly fit into their existing roles and execute what is expected from them. 216 more words

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The Sign of the Cross

Think about one of the most common acts you perform every day as a Christian, the Sign of the Cross. Now ask yourself whether you truly understand the meaning of this sacramental act, or what it signifies to us Christians. 250 more words

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Screw It, You've Worked Hard...

After I finished up my two years of Game Design in Bray, I had planned to get a basic job and earn a bit of money while I figured out what I actually wanted to do for a career. 638 more words