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From the Kite Runner to Bombshell, a journey of reviews

The Kite Runner: The Kite Runner, a fiction novel by Khaled Hosseini, depicts the kindly love between a well off Pushtun kid, Amir, and his Hazara hireling, Hassan, during the barbarous war among Afghanistan and Russia. Amir and Hassan grow up together simply like genuine siblings. The racial boundary between […]

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Justifying the title

Bombshell is an American movie directed by Jay Roach, written by Charles Randolph and cinematography effects by Barry Ackroyd.. Based on a true event, Bombshell shows the fight of a journalist, Gretchen Carison, fired by the chief executive of Fox agency, Roger Ailes who with other victims raise a voice […]

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Regretting You by Colleen Hoover

Colleen Hoover, born on 11 December 1979, is #1 New York Times bestselling author. With 11 novels and 5 novellas, colleen hoover has never failed to impress her readers. Most of her novels are for young adults. Regretting You is the latest novel by her released on 12 December 2019. […]

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Review: Animal Farm by George Orwell

Animal farm which is a ‘fairy story’ as said by the author George Orwell is a satire on the modern history. The novel was published in 1945, but the thoughts and the scenarios presented in the book, makes it relevant now as well. The book is said to be written […]

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Bombshell Review from the eyes of a Mass Comm. student

Bombshell, directed by Jay Roach, known for his political films like ‘All the Way’, ‘Trumbo’ and many more, was released in the year 2019. The film is written by Charles Randolph, well known for writing ‘The Big Short’. The film’s leading ladies Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman and Margot Robbie form […]

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E-Commerce Explained

There are many financial services that are transacted online. Most common ones are as follows – Internet Banking – When banking was offline there was a gap between the content and the reach. This gap has been filled up by internet banking. Institutions can now cover a wider audience. Private […]

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Procedures in a Case Study

Garima Ltd. is an apparel manufacturing company set up in Delhi. Since the quality of the products they were selling was great and the clothes were very unique, the demand for them was always on a rise. New machines were installed at the company for better production levels. The new […]

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American History of Ads

When we touch anything in history, it most likely gets touched with England. While American advertising is something that is old and vibrant, it too did have it its somewhat roots from the Great Britain. During the 1600(s) when America was still a colony of England, American advertising sow its […]

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Walking through advertising

When we hear the word advertising what strikes first to the mind? An advertisement promoting a brand. Well, advertising is just not that rather it has more layers to it. In its purest sense, as quoted by the Art Historian, James Laver, Advertising is any device that arrests the attention […]

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Revisiting Pottery Business in India

You’re walking on the streets of Jaipur, looking at the heritage, art and craft, suddenly your eyes fall on a man using clay and ceramic materials to make a vessel. This process, of using clay and ceramic materials to form vessels and other products of desired shapes is known as […]

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Non-Friendly Kisaan Bill, 2020

While the world awaits Gurupurab tomorrow, farmers from Punjab are protesting against the reformed farm bill 2020. Farmers have taken the protest to roads and are rallying from Punjab/Haryana to Delhi in order to make the union government listen to them. The three laws-The Essential Commodities (Amendment) Bill, The Farmers’ […]

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Radio and Neelesh Misra

Driving your car with the radio on, jamming and listening to the programmes, making your journey smoother? Well, radio wasn’t always for the entertainment. With the advent of radio came serial programmes which were replaced by serious reportage or playing music resonating to that time. or as a must in […]

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SILENT FILMS- AN ERA TO BE CONTINUED

When you hear the words silent film what pops in the mind? Definitely not any sound. A silent film is a film that does not have any pre-recorded sound and has no audible dialogues. Earlier silent films were accompanied by live sounds such as that of a piano, instrument organ […]

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A Note to myself

I’m here because like every other 14 year old I thought becoming a doctor only takes considerable amount of studying and good amount of heart to serve others. Well, it turns out to be totally opposite. Number of hours spent in mugging up how deoxygenated and oxygenated blood are separated, […]

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Public Centered Democracy & Far Fetched Healthcare

Kerala’s proactive reaction to the COVID-19 pandemic was made conceivable as a result of the solid establishment set somewhere around the Kerala Model of Development also. Directly from the first communist government in 1957, social mobilizations by Left and progressive associations and the reactions to them by the state governments […]

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“The hammer and the sickle have chased the Covid devil away” Behind Kerala’s success at flattening the Covid curve.

Kerala is being observed the world over for its powerful battle against COVID-19. Much has been expounded on the State’s initial readiness, successful lockdown, focused healthcare mediations, extraordinary financial packages , help for migrant workers, decentralized activities through the local self-governments, between departmental coordination, etc. Be that as it may, […]

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Humanity: Slower than the course of time

Mr. Albert Einstein has said that, “Peace cannot be kept by force, it can only be achieved by understanding”. And that quote is relevant even in our “Modern” time, as we walk briskly towards an epidemic of nuclear war, which may even end the world. To analyze the problem and […]

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Aatm Nirbhar Bharat, Poverty and India

With the onset of the 2020, world witnessed a new virus spreading in China and by March, the virus had taken over the entire world including India. The novel corona virus, which was declared a pandemic by WHO in February, has impacted millions of lives in India. Viewing this, Modi […]

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OTT Platforms Under Surveillance

The Central government this month announced that Over The Top (OTT) platforms and video streaming service providers like Hotstar, Netflix, Amazon etc will be brough under Information and Broadcasting Ministry. This notification has created quite a stir in the world of internet as there was no law or autonomous body […]

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Freedom of press a mere hoax in India?

Media is referred as the fourth estate following the legislature, executive and judiciary. While the constitution of India does not specifically state freedom of press but it is implied from the freedom of speech and expression under Article 19(1)(a). The term has its origin attributed to a parliamentary debate on […]

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