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(IN RETROSPECT) NATIONAL CHARACTER THE STORY OF ISRAEL
19th century. More than half the landmass on earth was submerged under European colonisation. These nations, or apt to say, ‘nations in the making,’ have shared similar or, at least, relatable stories of their struggle — from unshackling the colonial power, to tracing the path...
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MOVERS & SHAKERS CHENNAI IS DEFINITELY CHANGING
1. What ensues being a good influencer in a city like Chennai? It’s a small set of people. Everyone knows everyone here. Which is great. I am not an influencer. But yes if you want to send a message across to this set of people...
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CHEAPER PRICES AND THE INEQUALITY IT PROPAGATES
When we walk into posh branded stores or super/hypermarkets, in malls or the vendor stores in open street corners and pick a garment, pair of shoes or a rice bag exclaiming “Wow! Great Price” or “cheap”, have you ever asked yourself, “I wonder how they...
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MOVERS & SHAKERS SHE’S HERE, NOW, AND RACING INTO THE FUTURE
1. What ensues being a good influencer in a city like Bangalore? Being a good influencer is solely driven by the following — discipline, dedication and being true to oneself. Whether you like or dislike someone or something, you have to be very well informed...
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NOT FIFTY SHADES GREY, DARKER OR FREED
Anyone of you ever feel that you are in a constant ‘crossover’ situation? To me, it seems eternal. I was born in a year ending with ‘9’ on a date ‘11’. I am, like many of us, a part of the switch from one century...
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MOVERS & SHAKERS THE CITY’S QUEEN OF HEARTS
1. What ensues being a good influencer in a city like Chennai? For me Chennai is home, my comfort zone. At most places I visit in town, I am made to feel very welcome. By being known, doors open and people are always courteous and...
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(INTERLUDE) TO LOVE, LIKE LOVE WAS MEANT TO BE
February is here and it’s all about love. Soon enough our stores, television screens, ads and everything else will explode with hearts and red will be everywhere — all around you — you’ll almost be breathing it! I have nothing against these blatant over-the-top expressions...
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MOVERS & SHAKERS THE MANY SIDES OF ME
1. What ensues being a good influencer in a city like Chennai? I think being a good influencer in any city starts with others referring to you as one instead of it being a tag on social media or how you refer to as yourself....
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#SPEAKYOURMIND WITH SANAH THIMMAYYAH
From jewellery designing to acting, how did this transformation happen? Soon after I graduated in commerce, I took up jewellery designing because I wanted to be involved with something creative. In the meanwhile, I got involved in modeling and theatre. I then did professional modeling...
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DOING BANGALORE PROUD
This quintessentially Bangalore bakery was revived last year by Priyank Sukanand, the great grandson of the owners of the original and famous Naidu Bakery in Shivajinagar, Bangalore. Reopened last year, from the same location in Shivajinagar, Bangalore Connection 1888 opened its first retail outlet last...
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