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Persuasion by Jane Austen

This book revolves around the twenty-seven-year-old Anne Elliot who is wrestling with her feelings toward Captain Frederick Wentworth, her ex-lover. I despised the way Anne’s family treated her. Her sisters were nowhere close to being there for her. Mary was a covetous little bitch. At the age of 19, Anne fell in love with Wentworth who did not have a remarkable fortune with him but was persuaded by Lady Russell, who was an intimate friend and a motherly figure to her to break it off with him. She acquiesced but lived with the regret of leaving him ever since. Anne and her family face a financial crisis and to overcome that they decide to let the Kellynch hall to the

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News of the Week – 4 Feb 2018

1. Russian warplane shot down over Syria The Russian pilot, who ejected from the plane and parachuted on the ground was captured and killed as well. SU-25 warplane came down in Idlib province which has seen heavy air strikes. The fight on the ground continues as Syrian government forces battle the rebels. 2. Delhi Police nabs minor over murder of Class 9 student Tusshar (16) was found unconscious by some students in his school bathroom and was taken to a hospital on February 1. He was later referred to the GTB Hospital where he was declared brought dead. Three students were apprehended in the case yesterday, while one juvenile was on the run. The fourth juvenile was apprehended this evening

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News of the Week – 21 Jan 2018

1. Om Prakash Rawat appointed new CEC Election Commissioner Om Prakash Rawat has been appointed as the new Chief Election Commissioner effective from January 23. He will replace Achal Kumar Joti, who will retire.  2.’Hindi Medium’named Best Film at Filmfare Awards ‘Hindi Medium’ was named the Best Film at the 63rd Filmfare Awards. Irrfan Khan was awarded Best Actor while Vidya Balan won Best Actress for ‘Tumhari Sullu’. Meanwhile, the Rajkumar Rao starrer ‘Newton’ won the Best Film9Critics0 Filmfare Award.   3. Facebook launches ‘Marketplace’ to buy/sell goods Facebook has launched its Marketplace in India to buy and sell goods such as electronics, entertainment, and housing. For used goods, it allows sellers to register by including the details of the product

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News Of The Week – 15 Jan 2018

1. 19-year-old dies during Jallikattu in TN A 19-year-old youth was killed during Jallikattu event in Madurai. He was hit by the bull while playing with it outside the arena, in the first round of the game. This sport, played while celebrating Pongal was banned by the Supreme Court in 2017.    2. Teachers shaved their heads in protest While demanding regularisation of their services, the teachers of Bhopal, Gwalior and Sagar shaved their heads. Teachers had assembled at BHEL Jamboorie ground in Bhopal and many of them included females too. Manoj Nema, one of the teachers said that they were appointed since 1995 but they have not been taken into the education department till now.   3. YouTube to

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Must Watch Thriller/Horror Movies

Bored of the same old love stories and romantic movies? Are you a suspense/horror loving person? Then you’ve come to the right place. Do not judge them by the year they were made in. Some of the finest movies were indeed made in the 80s. So here’s a list of lesser-known Thriller, Suspense and Horror movies that one should definitely check out if they love the genre 1. Borderland (2013)  Elliot Goldner’s ‘The Borderlands’ revolves around a team of investigators looking into strange occurrences at a remote town church, it’s key strengths lie in charismatic characters, compelling drama and an impressive devotion to authenticity which leads to some genuinely unnerving moments of found-footage terror. This is a low-budget movie which

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Fictional Character We Absolutely Hate

Let’s get over the likeable characters of a movie and move on to the ones we dislike. Here’s a list of such few personalities. Comment below if you relate and tell us your most hated character too! 1. Dolores Umbridge, Harry Potter & The Order Of The Phoenix- She is a horrible woman and she made unfair rules and abuses everyone in Hogwarts heck she even tries to kick out Sybil Trelawney. She was the most villainic one after Voldermort in the whole series. Am I right or am I right? 2.  King Joffrey Baratheon- Game of Thrones He might be the only kid that you wanna punch in the face or do even worse. The malevolent character played by

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Bloggers You Should know

Fashion Blogging is not just about clicking cute pictures in expensive clothes! Do you agree or not? Amidst the plethora of lifestyle and fashion bloggers, it’s hard to choose which ones are actually worth following. This is why we’ve made you a list of a few handpicked bloggers that you can look up to for beauty advice- 1. Saily (http://www.thestylecocktail.in/) She is a dreamer who loves cocktails, hence the name Style Cocktails. For her, the world is her ramp. She also has a weakness for cheese and is a self-confessed shopaholic. She is a social media geek by the week and a fashion blogger over weekends. 2. Tanya (http://www.letsexpresso.com) She is also from Delhi and a true cosmopolitan who loves

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Book Review

An Abundance Of Katherines by John Green This is about Colin Singleton, a child prodigy and a genius, who seems to want to date girls named Katherine. However, each Katherine he has ever dated has dumped him. Heartbroken by being dumped by K-19 (Katherine number 19), his best friend Hassan plans a road trip which will change Colin’s whole outlook on love, relationships, and life. In this book, I really liked how Colin’s first intentions for going on a road trip was for him to find his ‘Eureka moment’ which would prove to people that he really was a true genius. I loved the plot of this book. Normally, road trips just annoy me – far too clichéd. But, in

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Things to do when HIGH

Wondering what to do after you’re hit by the perfect joint? If you’re high right now, I know your mind can be a little clouded and you’re indecisive af. Do not worry, here’s a list of a few things that you can do. 1. Make art- Summon the artist inside you, unleash it. Cannabis makes everything better and you’d be surprised by what you create after smoking it. For inspiration, check out paintings by other amateur artists or professional ones. You don’t have to be M.F Hussain. You can just doodle if you want. 2. Music therapy Yes, I know it’s a basic suggestion but the best. Explore your playlist, listen to the songs that you were ignoring from so

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Dealing with Breakups

I know there’s no such thing as completely moving on from a person you once thought was the love of your life. But what’s not meant to be, can’t be yours, right? Anyhoo, we can still try and reduce the suffering. You’re not alone, we got you! Let’s look at a few things that can help you to make it through. 1. Do not suppress your feelings Feel the pain, cry, work-out, but let that negativity flow out of your body in any way that suits you. Rant to your BFF. Give yourself a week or two to mourn the loss then slowly start getting back up on your feet. 2. Take a Vacay Yes, I know it sounds a

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News of The Week – 7 Jan 2018

1. Astronaut John Young, dies at 87 Young was the only spaceman to span NASA’s Gemini, Apollo and shuttle programs, and became the first person to rocket away from Earth six times. The space agency said Young died Friday night at home in Houston following complications from pneumonia. 2. Ban of unauthorized loudspeakers at religious places After an order from the Allahabad High Court, the UP government has directed district administrations and the state police to remove unauthorized speakers from religious places. This is to ensure that the sound does not go beyond the periphery of the public or private places. 3. Up to 250 Google’s bicycles lost every week Google is losing around 250 bicycles called GBikes every week.

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7 Must Watch Hollywood Movies of 2017

A lot of movies come and go and we don’t even notice sometimes that we’re missing out on a gem. These movies are precisely that. Some will make you laugh and some cry or some will make you sit on the edge of your seat waiting to see what happens next. So without any further ado, add these movies to your bucket list and end the year with a bang.   1. Thor: Ragnarok Starring Chris Hemsworth, the movies is so far one of the best works of Marvel. It has the right amount of action and humor. The brawls of Thor and Loki never get too old to watch. It is not very intense and more inclined towards the funny

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Book review

The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini Warning: If you’re an emotional person then please grab a box of tissue when you start reading the book. The Kite Runner is a beautiful yet heartbreaking story set in Kabul. The story initially talks about the friendship of Amir and Hassan. Amir is from a well-off family in Kabul and Hassan is a Hazara boy who is also the son of Amir’s father’s servant. Both boys are loved equally by Amir’s Baba but Amir in Baba’s eyes is fragile and incompetent. He is determined to change this opinion by winning the annual kite-flying festival which would lift him up in front of his father. Amir succeeds in winning the competition and Hassan is

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Amazing Facts about English Language

English is a beautiful language but there is more to it. It is one of the most widely spoken languages in the world so it is not surprising that so many people want to learn how to speak English. Let’s look at these lesser-known fcts today to brush up our knowledge futher.   1. ‘I am.’ is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.   2. There is no word in the English language that rhymes with month, orange, silver or purple.   3. The longest word in English has 45 letters: ‘pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis’! It is a type of lung disease caused by inhaling ash and sand dust.   4. The following sentence contains seven different spellings of the sound

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Female Comedians Stealing the Show

Debunking the myth that “Women aren’t funny”, these six ladies steal the show and are even better than some of the male comedians who do nothing but body-shame each other. It’s a delight to see their fresh comedy and relatable content based. Here’s a list of established female comedians that you should surely check out. 1. Aditi Mittal She is one of the few female stand-up comedians of India. Her content is witty, smart and strikingly relatable to a girl’s daily life. She is absolutely charming and funny. She has been featured in the American documentary Stand-Up Planet, along with American and South African comics, which is a stand-up comic’s quest to find some of the best humor coming from

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Must watch Bollywood Movies of 2017

There’s a lot more to Bollywood that meets the eye. A lot of movies go underrated because they don’t have a glamorous star cast or if the movie is made on a low budget. These movies are too good to overlook and should be appreciated for story lines that are different and stand out. 1. Lipstick Under My Burkha: Travel to Hawai Manzil in Bhopal’s crowded alleyways, a building shared by four women who have four interspersing stories. Their plights are different, but the constant backlash and tyranny they face have a universal quality. Debutante director Alankrita handles countless taboos. Unapologetically bold and opinionated in its treatment of grave woman issues, the film shockingly managed to elicit laughter rather than

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News of the Week

1. Odisha woman delivers near drain The woman was visiting her ill spouse in the hospital when she went into labour. The doctors allegedly refused to check on her due to lack of documents. 2. Rahul Gandhi serves as Congress President   Those wishing him good luck included his mother Sonia Gandhi, who said that a new era has begun in the Congress with the election of Rahul Gandhi as the party president. 3. Nirbahaya rape case anniversary   On December 16, 2012 a 23-year-old girl was gang-raped and tortured by six men. This enraged the entire nation and provoked many protests. After all of that, there is no striking decline in the number of rapes in the country. 4.

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Underrated Musicians You Need To Check Out

1. Charli XCX She has a unique voice. Along with being a good singer, she is an amazing songwriter as well. She has written for Selena Gomez, Britney Spears and Rihanna. Two of her very hit songs are Boom Clap and Boys. 2. Allie X Her music touches your heart and soul, so does her voice. Her lyrics are beautifully written and sung. Do check her out.  3. Noah Cyrus Another musician given to the world by the Cyrus family. Shadowed by her father and her elder sister Miley Cyrus, Noah is yet to become a big star like them.  4. Little Mix A girl band that came first in the X Factor UK, Little Mix has been consistent with producing

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Amazing Historical Facts

1. Alexander the Great Often known as the conqueror, Alexander succeeded King Philip of Macedonia. Alexander marched to India, he did annex a few parts of India but his army was intimidated by Dhanananda’s huge army which consisted of thousands of horses, elephants and well-trained soldiers. That’s what prevented him from marching ahead of the Beas river. He returned to Babylon and died at the age of 33 years in 323 BC. 2. Oldest text ever written   Rig Veda, written during the age of the Aryans remains one of the world’s oldest text. It contains lyrics. 3. Introduction of Iron   Iron was introduced in India by the Aryans, another major contribution made by them. That is why the

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Easy DIY Gifts for Dads

We’ve got you covered, don’t you worry. Here’s a list of gift ideas that you can use on a rainy day. 1. Poem If you’re an amateur or a professional writer then the best thing to give to your dad is a poem that you’ve written exclusively for him. It will make his heart melt completely. 2. DIY frame If you have time then make an extra effort to do this. DIY frame is a very personal gift which you can give to your best friends, parents or your lover. Here are a few links to video guides: https://youtu.be/f8AW9yTVzm0 https://youtu.be/Gz9tQcN0PKY https://youtu.be/6Qs3b-W64rs 3. Books If your father is into books then subtly ask him which his the next book that he

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