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w00t it's the word of the year!

w00t, an interjection often used in online gaming, has been selected as Word of the Year by Merriam-Webster, a publisher of dictionaries and reference books, though it is yet to find acceptance in......

Our nationalism is only in sentiment, not in behaviour

'Going by television debates, it is obvious that the overwhelming majority of middle class Indians are nationalistic when it comes to opposing slogans and when it comes to the unity and integrity......

Spelling Bee spells winning word WRONG, claim experts

'Knaidel', the word that won 13-year-old Indian-American Arvind Mahankali the Scripps National Spelling Bee crown, may have been wrongly spelled, Jewish linguists have claimed. Arvind, from New......

Indian girl wins spelling bee with 'cymotrichous'

Sukanya Roy adds another chapter to the Indian American success story at the National Spelling Bee. Suman Guha Mozumder reports\\nFor the fourth consecutive year, an Indian American was crowned the......

Indian American girl wins Spelling Bee

In her fourth appearance at the annual spelling marathon, a supremely-confident Kavya Shivashankar, 13, of Olathe, Kansas, breezed through to win the 82nd Scripps National Spelling Bee competition,......

Mobile-blogging is poised to explode

When Merriam-Webster compiled a list of the most searched words of 2004, the word 'blog' (short for weblog) topped the charts.However, blogging's younger sibling, the mobile-blog, is rapidly......

Of funts, fakeaways, and Ninja loans

The turmoil in the world economy has done what economists and experts could not do for years -- pushing into the day-to-day life a healthy dose of financial jargon, a lot of which has even become......

How to provide for parents, kids and still save

Naval architect Jayanta Roy, 44, lives with his family in their Kolkata home. There's wife Rupa, 39, son Deepro, 10, and parents, Kalyan Kumar, 65, and Kana, 65. In October 2007, Kalyan had to be......

Blogging: An insider's view

Severe withdrawal symptoms. I haven't blogged for several -- oh wait, still Friday is it? -- well, several hours then. No new comments on the Parveen Babi tribute I posted either. (Refresh refresh.......

Is India heading for bankruptcy?

Back in the 1930s, a fight broke out between the two Iyengar sects. It was about the control over the rich, main Kanjeevaram temple. The shape of the tilak on the temple elephant became the proxy......
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Meaning, Legal Status And The Flip Side

Today, we would like to deal with surrogacy, a topic which is a matter of debate for various reasons across the world legal, moral, emotional,... ...

https://thelogicalindian.com/health/surrogacy-in-india-meaning-legal-status-and-the-flip-side/
Rock the athleisure

HeRe's the good news: if youd rather lounge in your favourite jammies and oversized sweatshirt for that lunch with girlfriends, you can. Just make... ...

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Going Beyond the Semi-Autonomous Tech

Many of today's mid-size luxury sedans fetishize sportiness, but there are still hordes of customers in this space for whom sports-car-challenging... ...

http://www.automnews.com/?p=423408
The mellow Arnab and the PM's interview

The NDTV's Ravish Kumar, one of the most successful news show's anchor across Hindi news networks that is broadcast at 9 pm once said, "My family... ...

http://www.merinews.com/article/the-mellow-arnab-and-the-pms-interview/15917561.shtml
What Does 'Kafkaesque' Mean, Anyway?

You poor mortal fools -- you thought you already knew what "Kafkaesque" meant, didn't you? How wrong you were. A recent TED-Ed animated video by... ...

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2016/07/01/kafkaesque-meaning-video_n_10775658.html?utm_hp_ref=weird-news&ir=Weird+News

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