The Rise and Fall of Startups.

The Rise and Fall of Startups.

-Niraj Dubey   The year 2015 saw the small sparkle of startup turn into a wildfire in India. This ‘Golden Year’ of startups witnessed every small idea with little potential being funded and backed by investors. Both national and international players like Shri Ratan Tata, Shri Mohandas Pai, Kalari, Sequoia, Accel, and many more through …

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A Bitter Divide of ‘Divide and Rule’

A Bitter Divide of ‘Divide and Rule’

-Jeevesh Garg 70 years of Independence after 200 years of oppression has been full of negativity, hatred and in a constant state of conflict from both countries. A country which was economically and culturally rich was first exploited for false riches and then polluted. Polluted with the ideology that would displace 15 million people, kill …

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Artificial Intelligence: A Boon or a Bane.

Artificial Intelligence: A Boon or a Bane.

  –Abhishek Dhawan When I sit to hear stories from my parents and grandparents it makes me realize how generation after generation, we, as a race, have advanced in terms of so many things especially in the field of computer science & technology. It was not so long ago that having a telephone landline at …

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Beyond Limits: Artificial Intelligence

Beyond Limits: Artificial Intelligence

-Aman Baldia   Artificial Intelligence is the science of making computers and intelligent machines showing human intelligence. It is the branch that aims to make machines think like humans. This attempt at creating systems that understand, learn and think like humans aim to give machines the sense of reasoning, problem-solving, natural language processing, learning, planning, …

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The Kasai Conflict

The Kasai Conflict

-Aditi Goel No walls can separate humanitarian or human rights crises in one part of the world from national security crises in another. What begins with a failure to uphold the dignity of one life all too often ends with a calamity for entire nations. -Kofi Annan These words definitely hold true for Congo’s evolution, …

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In Sport, Gender Equality is an elusive goal.

In Sport, Gender Equality is an elusive goal.

  – Jitendra Nath Misra   Jitendra Nath Misra is a former ambassador and vice-president of Jawaharlal Nehru Hockey Tournament Society. Observing sport has many takeaways. One of them is gender discrimination. Sports meritocrats usually argue that sport is for all to see, and thus gender- blind. Sport is a concrete activity, with a victor …

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Making Mumbai a 24 by 7 hub.

Making Mumbai a 24 by 7 hub.

  -Kashvi Jaggi “I want to wake up, in a city that never sleeps” – Frank Sinatra This line from a famous song, ‘New York, New York’ gave a new purposeful title to the New York City as a city that never sleeps. In this current generation where people believe in the adage of living …

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Of Climbers and Fallers: How the Election of Dalveer Bhandari is Part of a Power Game

Of Climbers and Fallers: How the Election of Dalveer Bhandari is Part of a Power Game

By Jitendra Nath Misra Short of a political tsunami, a failure of State or a devastating natural calamity, change in the international system tends to be incremental. Dalveer Bhandari’s victory over Christopher Greenwood at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) is exactly the sort of gradual change which occurs when established and rising powers jostle. …

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Five Steps for a successful startup– Reviewing start-ups.

Five Steps for a successful startup– Reviewing start-ups.

– Mansi Mistry A Start-up (new venture company) is usually a young company that is just introduced in the competitive market and is beginning to develop. Start-ups are usually small and initially self-financed and operated by a handful of founders/CEOs or just one individual. These companies offer a product or service that is not currently …

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‘Consent’ vs. ‘The Institution of Marriage’: The question of Marital Rape

‘Consent’ vs. ‘The Institution of Marriage’: The question of Marital Rape

“But the husband cannot be guilty of a rape committed by himself upon his lawful wife, for by their mutual matrimonial consent and contract the wife hath given up herself in this kind unto her husband which she cannot retract”, said Sir Mathew Hale, Chief Justice of England prior to his death in 1676. While …

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