Dance Away At Korum Mall This Navratri

Dance Away At Korum Mall This Navratri Navratri is a time of great joy, colour and song. From the traditional Dandiya dance of a thousand years to great food, vibrant colours and a festive atmosphere, Navratri has everything every red-blooded Indian delights in. A special treat is ongoing at Korum Mall, where the celebrations have been taken to new heights. In the spirit of community and togetherness, Korum Mall have organised a unqiue Dandiya fest

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5 Lessons On Leadership From Pablo Escobar

If you’ve been as addicted to Netflix’s ‘Narcos’ as we are, you’ll already have an idea of the charisma and leadership of Pablo Escobar. Here are 5 aspects of leadership he demonstrated through his thoughts, words and actions. 1.  A Clearly Defined, Larger Than Life Goal ‘Gentlemen, I’m going to tell you who I am. I am Pablo Emilio Escobar Gaviria. My eyes are everywhere. That means you guys can’t move a finger in all

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Bridging The Gender Gap in Employment & Pay

Bridging The Gender Gap in Employment & Pay By Diya Uday,  Legal Researcher and Policy Analyst,  Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai World over, human rights groups and feminists are raising concerns over seemingly apparent gender gaps in employment. Amongst them is the cry to bridge a gender pay gap.  First, there seems to be general confusion about what a gender pay gap means. Many identify it with equal pay for equal work. Equal

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Sleeping with the Enemy: Addressing Marital Rape in India

Sleeping with the Enemy: Addressing Martial Rape in India By Diya Uday,  Legal Researcher and Policy Analyst, Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai In 2015 a woman appeared on television. She was clad in heavy layers of fabric and thick magnifying spectacles. Clearly the aim was to hide her identity. She told a tale of horror. She spoke of her nightmarish marriage, in which she had been subjected to sexual cruelty and rape at

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A Victim Reveals What Clinical Depression Is Really Like

With clinical depression becoming a regular occurrence, especially amongst the younger population, we need to understand this malady before fighting it. Twisted games such as the Blue Whale Challenge prey on people with low self-esteem and we should recognise it to help those around us. X, a young woman afflicted with Clinical Depression shares her experiences and outlook here. What is Clinical Depression?  It’s a state of mind and body reacting out of your natural

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Why A Journalist Is The Sacrificial Pawn For A Nation’s Identity

A murder on September 5th captured the attention of an entire nation. Gauri Lankesh, a lifelong journalist and activist, was shot outside her home by unidentified men before speeding away. In an orgy of media outpour, camps emerged, between those shocked at her violent end and those that celebrated it as the deserved demise of a vocal critic of the central government and it’s most fundamental ideals. Gauri Lankesh was an unapologetic critic of the

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Book Review : Songs Of Blood & Sword

Riveting, Engaging and Personal By Michael Ronald *** – A Must Read For History Buffs Synopsis As the Gandhi family took hold of national politics in India, the Bhuttos were Pakistan’s equivalent of a political dynasty. Brought to the forefront by Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, the one time Foreign Minister, Prime Minister and President, the Bhutto clan has captured the imagination of many Pakistanis and neutrals all over the world. Leaving behind a legacy partially marred by

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It’s Time To Treat Your Appetite To An Onam Special!

It’s Onam and that means one thing for many of us – Great food! So if you’re in the mood for a taste of Kerala’s finest in Mumbai, then read on! 1 . Taste of Kerala Where: Fort If you’re looking for authentic cuisine from God’s Own Country, then look no further. This place may be small, but it serves a mighty meal! They serve you your Onam meal via an authentic array of ovre 30 dishes

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Reactions Across Society To The End of Triple Talaq

With Triple Talaq now banned by the Supreme Court, we asked 3 young lawyers in India what they thought about it. The ancient and discriminatory practice of Triple Talaq in India was ended last week, with the Supreme Court ordering for an injunction and directing the Central Government to frame a new law over the course of the next 6 months. Noted judicial scholars and the vast majority of Society have hailed the verdict, considering the

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What Do You Do When You Can’t File An FIR?

Know your rights in the event that they are being trampled! An FIR is one of the basic protective and corrective measures that any Indian citizen has.    If you would like to report a crime, then your first stop is the police station. Registering an FIR is the first step to receiving justice, and for the alleged criminal, punishment. But what do you do when the Police Officer refuses to file an FIR? Well,

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