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8 Simple Methods to Boost Your Willpower and Self Control

Surely if you’ve ever tried helping someone quit smoking, odds are that you will hear the word “will” spoken in the first 5 minutes. Aside from the popular procrastinating sentence: “I will quit smoking next year”, you might hear a smoker say: “It takes a lot of willpower to give up on cigarettes”. What do you think is the reason that most people quit smoking? Is it because they don’t […]

Braid chopping in Kashmir: It is not the Army for God Sake, read the truth here

There is a great deal of panic among the people of Jammu and Kashmir following incidents of braid cutting. Earlier this week, a 70 year old man died after he was beaten with a brick on the suspicion that he was a braid chopper. There are youth out on the streets of Jammu and Kashmir keeping a vigil to foil any attempt of braid cutting. What is the truth behind […]

Book Review ‘Buddha at Work’: How to be zen at professional places

Buddhism has for thousands of years been associated with peace and tranquillity. It is the spiritual foundation for millions of people and is the fourth most practised religion in the world. However, is there anything on offer for those of us who don’t practise the faith? According to Geetanjali Pandit’s book, Buddha at Work, there is plenty. We live in a dog-eat-dog world. The competitiveness and negativity from our demanding […]

The internet knows your secrets: Book reveals biases and fetishes people tell Google

Ever wondered why corporates spend so much on gathering and analysing data? After all, they are just digits and complex mathematics. Data might be boring to look at and difficult to comprehend, but is a treasure trove for those who are in business, governance, media and more. But, what is data? Or, the right question to ask is who is data? The answer is: You. Data is people like you […]

Dussehra: The day when Shirdi Sai Baba took Mahasamadhi

The saint of Shirdi, Sai Baba is revered across the globe. Baba’s teachings and learnings have travelled over years and people irrespective of their religion have shown utmost faith in the Satguru. Not much is known as to when this Fakir of Shirdi was born but the name Sai was given to him by Mhalsapati upon his arrival at Shirdi. According to Sai Satcharita, Baba came to Shirdi when he […]

19 Home Remedies for Cold, Back Pain, Nausea and Other Common Ailments

If you ever have a conversation with your grand mother, she’ll tell you that back in the day they mostly relied on natural home remedies to treat almost every ailment. A lot may have changed now, but granny’s treasure trove of home remedies is still as effective as it used to be. Time to go back to your roots and rediscover all the gems on your kitchen shelf that have […]

What ails the Indian economy?

India’s economy grew at its slowest pace for three years in the April-to-June quarter and growth has declined for six quarters in a row. Economic analyst Vivek Kaul explains why one of the world’s fastest growing economies is sputtering to a halt. On Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi revived India’s economic council, a body that he had abolished soon after coming into power in 2014. India has just seen its […]

India reclaim No.1 spot in ODI rankings after beating Australia 3-0 in 5-match series

Hardik Pandya brilliance gift India a comfortable five-wicket victory over Australia in the third one-day international match, at Holkar Stadium, Indore as hosts take an unassailable 3-0 lead in the 5-match series. And thus, what comes as a sure delight for Virat Kohli and his men is that Team India have once again reclaimed the No. 1 spot in the ICC ODI Team rankings, edging past South Africa by only […]

The Super Power Of Charisma – How You Can Adopt It For Yourself

There’s this dude at the office. He’s fucking unstoppable. His shit don’t stink and everything he touches turns to gold. At least that’s what I used to think. Really, in reality, he’s just charismatic. That’s how he got the cool job, the hot wifey and why everyone wants to be friends with him including me. What does he do? Let’s delve a little deeper and discuss the eight things that […]