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Remembering that fateful night – 26/11

 The wound that didn’t heal – 26/11. “It has been said, ‘time heals all wounds.’ I do not agree. The wounds remain. In time, the mind, protecting its sanity, covers them with scar tissue and the pain lessens. But it is never gone.” ― Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Eight years ago, on a fateful night in Mumbai, the country faced one of her worst terrorist attacks in the nation’s history. Its perpetrators, members of the terrorist group Lashkar-e-Taiba, terrorized the city for three days, targeting some of its best-known locations and…

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Featured Movies 

Doctor Strange : What’s real and What’s not?

The 13th and latest instalment of the Marvel Cinematic Universe saw the debut to the highly charismatic and charming ‘ Doctor Strange ‘. As someone who has always kept the MCU in high regards, I was very enthusiastic about watching this film. FYI, this is the first time the MCU franchise has ever produced a film on witchcraft and sorcery (So it’s already eccentric in its own way). But now, let’s talk about the film first. As many would agree, probably too late to be the summer smash of 2016,…

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Featured Movies 

Tom Hanks : A Memorable Fifty

A master of giving life to characters on-screen, Tom Hanks, a two-time academy award-winning actor celebrates completing 50 films this year in his much-decorated career. He featured in 3 films this year viz. ‘A Hologram for the King’ (his 50th film), ‘Sully’ (51st), and the latest being the Dan Brown adaptation ‘Inferno’ (52nd). As an homage to the great servant to the industry and an extremely talented actor, and also one of my favourites, let’s look back at 10 of his best and astounding performances in his film career. Note:…

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Cauvery Ka Paani

“We will give blood but not Cauvery”: Cauvery Water Dispute Bengaluru: The state of Karnataka victim of vandalism and pyromania, after an unrest among the public of the state on Monday. On 5th of September, the Supreme Court ordered Karnataka to release 15,000 cusecs of Cauvery water per day to TN for next 10 days. The bench of Justice Dipak Misra and Justice Uday Umesh Lalit asked the Supervisory Committee to look into Tamil Nadu’s plea over the deficiency in the supply of 60 tmcft of water from June to…

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Dipa at Rio Featured Sports 

Indians to watch out for at the Rio Olympics

India in Rio: The most prestigious and most awaited sporting event has commenced from the 5th of August, this year. In spite of the underwhelming condition of the sporting structure in India, we go to Rio with a lot of expectations on our shoulders. Even though we have been ‘under-achievers’ in terms of medals, there are signs of considerable improvements in the last two editions of the competition where we won three (including one gold) in Beijing 2008 and an unprecedented six at London 2012. Here is a quick overview…

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