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Basking in the success of Salman Khan’s latest release Kick, screenwriter Chetan Bhagat wrote an open letter to his fans and haters, reminiscing about the time his boss in Deutsche Bank gave him a bad performance review, which eventually led him to take up writing as a career. (Read the letter here.) Hours after Bhagat’s [...]

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It is a matter of pride for the Indian scientific community. For the first time ever, a new physical constant named after an Indian, the Taran Adarsh constant, will now find pride of place in the pantheon of physical constants such as Planck’s constant, Coulomb’s constant, Fermi coupling constant, Faraday constant, Boltzmann constant and Avogadro’s [...]

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In what seems to be a reason for cheer for dying social networking site Orkut in its last days, thousands of Facebook users have deactivated their profiles and have reactivated/resumed activity on their defunct Orkut profiles, thus giving the nearly desolate site a huge traffic spike. “I couldn’t take it anymore, yaar! First of all, [...]

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In what is a first in the history of human courtship, a Delhi based AAP activist, Raghav Sabharwal, managed to have the last word during a row with his girlfriend, Tanya Behl, and needless to say, got dumped. The argument started innocuously enough, with Tanya making snide remarks about AAP during their date at a [...]

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Self-proclaimed social media guru Tiger Fadoo’s book “Secrets of Social Media Marketing: Learn from the Master” has failed to take off, ironically because of poor social media marketing. Even though the book is rich in social media marketing case studies, from how to make a product trend on Twitter to crafting viral product related content [...]

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In what can be perceived as the biggest one-shot hiring influx ever in the history of an Indian company, 18000 Microsoft employees all over the world, who have been marked to be laid off, have all earned themselves handsome job offers from media giant India Today. The employees will continue to work from their respective [...]

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Hundreds of social media users uploaded selfies with their Tatkal tickets after they successfully booked them on the IRCTC website – a phenomenon once considered near-impossible, but now rendered easy, thanks to the site’s recent upgrading and revamp. #SelfieWithTatkalTicket quickly became the top trend, as tweeple uploaded pictures of themselves, posing gleefully with the booking [...]

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Like the rest of us, our politicians take out time from their busy lives to watch the odd football match, and get all worked up when the referee hands out a red-card to a player of the team they are backing. What would they say to the media, the following day? Mulayam Singh Boys will [...]

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The ill-effects of Maria Sharapova’s ignorance of the God of cricket, Sachin Tendulkar, only seem to increase, with search engine giant Google reporting a sharp plummet in searches for the Russian tennis sensation’s hot pictures online. “We’re blown away. Earlier, every night, from India and many other countries with a huge Indian population, we’d get [...]

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In an unprecedented development in the world of corporate strategy, a Fortune 100 company has engaged leading strategy consulting firm, BCG, to advise it on whether to avail the services of another leading strategy consulting firm, McKinsey. The management of the company is grappling with decisions of a strategic nature, such as whether to focus [...]

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