The Cynicism behind those Words…

Blog, Cultural, Education, Relationship
[caption id="attachment_656" align="aligncenter" width="300"] The Cynicism behind those Words…[/caption] The Cynicism behind those Words… A recent cab ride was one of its kind. The driver started the trip and I was fiddling with my mobile. The radio in the cab was switched on. The breaking news bulletin about the Pakistan Shrine bomb blast attack, where approximately 30 were killed and more than 100 injured, was being aired. The radio jockey had asked one of the listeners about their opinion on the same. The listener had commented, ‘This had to happen. How long will Pakistan keep blasting bombs on other’s head? One day they have to die with their bombs’. The cab driver had a sarcastic smile and stated, ‘What eh perfect response’. I was shocked. I did not know how…
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Gender Genital Mutilation – An Atrocious Act

Blog, Cultural, Social
[caption id="attachment_643" align="alignleft" width="261"] Say NO to Gender Genital Mutilation[/caption] Gender Genital Mutilation – An Atrocious Act We quiver to death with the slightest bad touch from another human being. It is baffling, how we would react, if an amorous lump of flesh is removed from our personal part of the body, in the name of societal ritual and custom. More than 100 million women and girls of this world are the victims of the Gender Genital Mutilation (GGM). Yes. You have read it correct. Even today, in this clichéd modern world, this dreadful tradition prevails. True that, it does remain to be a taboo topic, not just in Indian society, globally as well. Gender Genital Mutilation is the most atrocious act of the mankind, irrespective of the gender practiced…
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Booming in the World of Zooming

Blog, Cultural
[caption id="attachment_636" align="alignleft" width="300"] Booming in the World of Zooming[/caption] Booming in the World of Zooming Weddings have always been a gala, once in a lifetime affair for most of the Indians. It is considered as the most crucial, sacrosanct and significant event in the life of an average Indian. There are hundreds of mavens who have benefited in this process of grandeur celebrations. One such, is the most creative wedding photographers, who silently go around capturing the candid moments of fun, happiness, naughtiness and sadness in the wedding. Studies have revealed that, wedding photography as a business, is growing at a remarkable pace of 40% - 50% every year. It is certainly the most booming part of this zooming lucrative industry. Rising costs and a slackening economy haven’t lowered…
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Vrindavan – The Abode of the Abandoned

Blog, Cultural, Relationship
[caption id="attachment_624" align="alignleft" width="300"] Vrindavan - The Abode of the Abandoned[/caption] Vrindavan - The Abode of the Abandoned A five minute break, amidst the busy schedule, extended to almost an hour on Facebook. Time certainly ticked fast. Just as I was about to close the browser, I bumped into this heart wrenching and thought provoking documentary about ‘Vrindavan – The Abode of the Abandoned’. A small video led to a twenty three days of extensive study about the Vrindavan – A Religious Land of Krishna and Radha. Vrindavan is a religious land in Mathura, Uttar Pradesh, India. While the religious scriptures have shown the beauty and sanctity of this land, not much is spoken about the unbearable pain of the white widows. What is spoken is just the tip of…
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The ‘Knot’ty Tales!!!

Blog, Cultural, Social, Sports
[caption id="attachment_521" align="aligncenter" width="300"] The Knotty Tale[/caption] Pinching the cheeks, pulling the hair, hitting on the head, mocking at her to eat less, even though she is thin, countless complaints to mother, above all, fighting against all the odds of the neighborhood for each other’s protection, glorifies the ‘knot’ty tales of the beautiful brother – sister relationships. Even though I have a sister, who is no less than a brother, we have always cherished this fascinating childhood relationship. As I was writing this tantalizing tale, I came across this recent advertisement of Cadbury Celebrations for Rakshabandhan. (If you have not yet viewed, Click Here to view the ad). Cadbury Celebrations, always enlightens the audience with unique and captivating advertisements during the festive seasons, and takes the festive bonds, one step…
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