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Freelance or a Regular Job

Working in a large organization, you don’t work alone. You are always a part of the team. Success or failure of a project is a collective success or failure. You really don’t know where you stand. I decided to move out from the comfortable environs of a big company and went SOLO as a freelancer doing contractual jobs some 5 years ago. During these years built up the success stories on eCommerce and content aggregation. This really gave me lot of confidence in my abilities as working alone all by yourself you are responsible for your own successes and failures. …


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Nani Ji Expired

We all come in to this world screaming and shouting. Some go away the same way. There are some lucky ones who pass away in their deep sleep. One such person in her nineties I happened to know indirectly fell in to coma and passed away few days later. I saw people with sad faces at the cremation including my friend whose Nani Ji she was. I happened to be a son who performed the last rites of his father who in his final years suffered a lot. The chemotherapy injections took away his health, made him susceptible to all kinds …


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Suryanamaskar (Sun Salutation) : Show your gratitude with Yoga

Sun combined with other elements has made life possible on this earth. Suryanamaskar gives us this opportunity to say “thank you”. Suryanamaskar is a great way to exercise the whole body while feeling grateful to our revered life force, the Sun. Suryanamaskar is done as a warm up routine before you initiate …


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Sudhir Kumar Sahdev : A gem of a person

Whom do you call, a gem of a person? Well some of the standard definitions are : A gem of a person is someone who always remain within his skin…whether in thick or thin… Those who are sober, down to earth despite all fame , money running behind them..They choose …


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Get off your butt : Find the motivation to exercise

One thing common you will find among people who are facing some kind of slump or a low in their lives is that they are not active. They are able to spend the entire Sunday just sitting at home; reading newspaper and watching TV. On the other hand people who are experiencing …


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Gudi Padwa

Gudi Padwa is celebrated to mark the beginning of the New year according to the Hindu calendar. This day is also the first day of Navratri. According to mythological tales, this is the day when Lord Brahma recreated the world and it is therefore celebrated as the New Year among Maharashtrians as …


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Don’t complain, don’t explain. Just move on with your life.

You would have already come across a situation where you wanted to explain yourself badly. It didn’t work out the way you would have liked. Either the other party was not interested in your explanation or it wasn’t satisfied with it Usually people would do what they want to do in …


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Bhangra Paa Le…Celebrate Baisakhi Punjabi Style

India’s rich and glorious civilization is mirrored in its innumerable festivals. These festivals mark the seasons which signal to man the time for work and the time for relaxation, the commencement of the agricultural cycle with sowing in spring, and its culmination with the harvesting of the golden grain. And …


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Spring is in the air – Season of flowers

Spring is a unique season with its variety of flowers and myriad of colours to show everyone how colorful and beautiful this world is. Spring Flowers are beautiful and fragrant. Changing seasons have a profound effect on plant and animal life. Spring is the time of renewal of plant life. Nature awakens in …


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What is Easter? What do Christians Celebrate on Easter?

Easter is a Christian festival and holiday celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ  on the third day after his crucifixion at Calvary as described in the New Testament.  Easter is the culmination of the Passion of Christ, preceded by Lent, a forty-day period of fasting, prayer and penance. On Easter …


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OMG! The Beautiful Spring : Prashant Mendiratta

In winters we tilted away from Sun giving us long and dark evenings & night; summers we tilt towards the Sun getting lot of Sunshine and heat that goes along with it. In Spring the most beautiful season of the year, the sun shines equally on both the north and south …


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Chinese cuisine : Where to eat best chinese food @ New Delhi?

As the name suggests; Chinese cuisine means cuisine originating from one of the several regions of China. Over the years techniques and ingredients of Indian food have been engrained in Chinese cuisine which has led to amalgamation of Indo-China food that we are so fond of eating these days. Rice …


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Get variety in your fitness routine

The best fitness regime for you is the one that has a lot of variety. All exercise routines are beneficial to begin with. After a while your muscles start getting used to one type of exercise and it gets monotonous to do the same thing over and over for a …


IPL 6 – 2013, Delhi Daredevils Schedule

IPL is back with its 6th version and promises to be bigger and more exciting cricketing carnival ever. Delhi daredevils are going to play 16 matches in the preliminary stages before the knock out phase begins. Out of these 16 matches 6 matches are scheduled at home at Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi and rest of the matches away. …


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Free Advice is no advice : Prashant Mendiratta

People are usually in a  habit of seeking advice on most everything that they face in life; legal advice, financial advice, health advice,education advice and all. Some of the advice are not so critical in nature like advice which mobile phone to buy, what to wear. World Wide Web is full of …


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Do something that the world will find awesome : Prashant Mendiratta

In this economy with people loosing jobs and new entrants find it difficult to get a job; you come across several people asking for advice. You also come across many youngsters who really don’t need to work; but still want to work to get an occupation and recognition. Most of …


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Good Friday and the Passion of Christ

Good Friday is a holy day. Many Christians around the world observe Good Friday on the Friday before Easter Sunday. It commemorates the final hours of Jesus’ life, his crucifixion, and death, as described in the Christian bible. Good Friday is a time when many Christians remember Jesus Christ’s death …


Glorification of criminals : Are we a great nation?

A nation is as great as the people living in it. Are we a great nation? This is debatable as at every stage in our lives we meet people with suspect ethics and morals. We tend of blame politicians for our ills. India is a democratic country. There is no …