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Month: August 2018

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‘Uncomfortable Nights’ by Arunima

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It’s one of those uncomfortable nights And I think about why I feel a certain way. But all it does is take my sleep And leaves me With a blaring alarm sound At 7 am Because it’s Monday morning And […]

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The ‘Not’ Social Media: Age of Distorted Connections

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PINKY PANDEY ‘In our togetherness, castles are built‘, says an Irish proverb. Not stressing much on what it means, we all are acquainted with the idea of being together, being connected. The word ‘connection’ brings to our mind an immediate […]

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Is There Hope In This Rain? by Arunima

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I tried writing words That felt like sunshine In this rain. I tried writing words Trying to tell the chaos To calm down in my brain. I wrote words of hope and love Telling myself – That this is what […]

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‘Writing The City’ With Jon Gresham

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Rumi said “What you seek is seeking you” and I live by these golden words. When I moved to Singapore last year, I was extremely unsure if I would “fit in”. Almost a year has passed by and this city […]

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Singapore Writers Festival’s ‘Words Go Round’

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I have attended not one, but many panel discussions and lectures about creative writing, theatre, YouTubing and film-making. From India to Singapore, Bollywood to Korean Drama – I have met experts and heard them talk on various issues. Because of that, […]

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A Stranger in My Own Land

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Have you ever wondered- ‘Why do you call the place where you stay my home? Why do you call your birth place as my native place and the country you belong to as my motherland?’  I know you will think […]

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Standards of Beauty

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In 6th grade, our teacher asked us what we aspired to be when we grew up. “I want to be a Doctor.” Wow! “I want to be an Engineer.” Great! “I want to be a Sports person.” Bravo! “I want […]

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A CRY FOR HELP vs. A CRY FOR ATTENTION

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A week ago, I visited a friend who resides in Gurugram. That night it rained like cats and dogs, and ultimately her room was completely flooded. We woke up in horror looking at our drenched bodies and floating household items. […]

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‘In The Name of Holy Matrimony’ by Preethi Warrier

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Priya examined herself in the full length mirror, as the beautician added final touches to her make- up. She had never looked so beautiful before, and why not, she was the bride after all. She had finally found her prince […]

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Jhabbanlal DAV SR. Sec School Starts An Eco-Friendly Entrepreneurship Program Kenshō for Class XI Students

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Gone are the days when books, exams and weekly CCE activities were enough for a student’s overall growth. With the advent of internet and the digital tide, job sectors have changed dynamically and so have the academic institutions. The shape […]

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‘Lie To Me’ by Arunima

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Feed me lies laced in False hopes. Keep me alive this way Tell me broken mirrors Can be fixed With no trace of cut glass. Make a house in the sky. We’ll never get there But it’ll be good to […]

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High Commission of India in Singapore Gave Us A Happy Independence Day

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For us Indians living far away from our families and our motherland, it was a Happy Independence Day indeed. I thank the High Commission of India in Singapore for putting up such an amazing show and bringing us all together, for reminding us that we may not be in India as of now but that does not make us any less of Indians!

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72nd Independence Day of India

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On the occassion of the 72nd Independence Day of India, The Vent Machine celebrates freedom with art. Log on to http://www.theventmachine.com on 15th August 2018 and be a part of this artistic saga. Kunal Sharma Arunima Gururani Jaya Dourbi Tulja […]

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This Photographer’s Interpretation of Freedom Will Blow Your Mind!

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Sai Baba of Shirdi was an Indian spiritual master  revered by Hindus as well as Muslims. On the eve of his birthday, processions are carried out with devotees dressed as various mythological figures. Kunal captured some of the best of this legendary folklore to express his interpretation of freedom.

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What does a boiled egg look like?

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Trust me when I say that even Google does not entertain this question. Why? Well, be it an eggetarian or vegetarian all of us know what a boiled egg looks like. So when my cousin was subjected to this question […]

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Tulja Sharma Sings A Melody of Compassion to Celebrate Freedom This Independence Day

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As we celebrate, the 72nd Independence Day of India, we feel obliged to celebrate this freedom with art; wherein music being an integral part of the Indian cultural scene. Tulja Sharma, a millennial musical artist based out of Delhi has a special message about how we must cherish the legacy of Independent India and strive to make it a better place with love and compassion.

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Happy Independence Day To You, But For Me There’s Still A Long Way To Go- Arunima Gururani

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India attained independence from the British on 15th August 1947. We’ve all learned this, we’ve learned about the freedom struggle and have been taught to respect the faces of those that were leaders in this battle for freedom. Idols have […]

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Connaught Place by Arunima

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People watching in Connaught Place Chai sutta in hand (I’m a coffee lover But what the hell) And I sit there Till poison turns to ash. Delhi is beautiful- For even in its busy places There are stops within the […]

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