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As every new generation enters the workforce, it's amazing how quickly they're mislabeled with "attributes" that are common to young people. These labels tend to stick, and they become increasingly in...
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By Rebecca Jane Stokes The first time I met my boyfriend's girlfriend was over dark and stormies at a nice restaurant near my house. My boyfriend was sitting facing me and I saw his girlfriend approa...
Guess what the scene in Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai is like?
Thank the people who didn't believe in you. Yes, that includes the fifth grade teacher who told your parents you wouldn't amount to much, and the ex-boyfriend who said he was the only person who could love you.
'The 'Other' Love Story', set in '90s Bangalore, is about two women who fall in love.
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On their own, neither of Leroy Black's two obituaries is anything out of the ordinary. But placed side by side, as they were in New Jersey's Pre of Atlantic City, they've been raising some eyebrows....
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi may have been the reason for a lot of heated dinner table discu ions, but no one ever thought he could also be the reason for a breakup. It happened. A couple from Kanpur,...
I hope you do not think of me as that woman who can never leave her family of origin behind while she starts one of her own. I would like to think of it as our families joining, melding and expanding to make more room in our hearts and our last names. This is my dearest wish, Aunty. My other wish is to have such a warm relationship with you that calling you "mom" comes naturally and from the heart for me.
"Yay!" shouted a colleague. "We just got mentioned in the Insta# post of xxx blogger. I am just waiting for the FB post next." Four years ago, when I was at the helm of work in PR, this surely wasn't category A media for clients. Even today I'd like to believe it is not, but I am open to debate.
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Part-by-part and day-by-day our Zen is going away from us. Remember Maruti Zen, the oldest model? It's a 15-year-old car I got married to, after my husband bought it as a young adult with his father's hard-earned money. We know it's going away because every month it needs to be upped, with a part needing replacement or some other dying permanently. The engine is coughing with over-use, protesting at every ignition now. Mysterious groans of ageing are heard through every trip.
When I was little, my father made sure that I had everything I wanted, from Naturo candy bars to colourful storybooks. Every night, we would sit for hours and talk about my day at school, his favourite Indian comedy shows or my fights with my brother.
Gone are the days of ritualized courtships and long odes to love. In keeping with its own simple approach to dating and hook-ups, Tinder recently used the occasion of International Haiku Day to encour...