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Who Gains From Syria's Fragile Ceasefire
As the Russia-US brokered deal for ceasefire agreement enters the third day, it is still unclear if the deal described as "last chance " for Syria can in fact halt the humanitarian catastrophe underway in Aleppo and other regions of the embattled Arab count...
As the Russia-US brokered deal for ceasefire agreement enters the third day, it is still unclear if the deal described as "last chance " for Syria can in fact halt the humanitarian catastrophe underway in Aleppo and other reg...
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Battle of Speeches
Last week was an exceptional one as we were exposed to four epic speeches which went viral, an unusual phenomenon especially since the country is not in election mode and the Parliament is in session. Now I do realize that Parliament IS the place to make el...
Last week was an exceptional one as we were exposed to four epic speeches which went viral, an unusual phenomenon especially since the country is not in election mode and the Parliament is in session. Now I do realize that Pa...
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The Revenant - A Brutal And Beautiful Saga Of Survival And Revenge
The Revenant (n. One who has returned, as if from the dead.) After earning Oscar for Birdman, director Alejandro G Iñárritu comes up with another masterpiece, The Revenant, a movie on the legendary American frontiersman and fur trapper Hugh Glass whose grit...
The Revenant (n. One who has returned, as if from the dead.) After earning Oscar for Birdman, director Alejandro G Iñárritu comes up with another masterpiece, The Revenant, a movie on the legendary American frontiersman and f...
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Decoding The Chaotic Syrian Civil War
   A rough diagram of all state and non-state actors participating in Syrian Civil War and the dynamics between  the actors in this theater of chaos (click on the image for larger view) . Just as we thought that terror attacks in Paris, Beirut and the alleg...
A rough diagram of all state and non-state actors participating in Syrian Civil War and the dynamics between the actors in this theater of chaos (click on the image for larger view) . Just as we thought that terror attacks i...
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Is Modi's Solar Alliance At COP21 The Real Deal
(Image Courtesy: UNFCCC  ) Quite recently I heard an eminent academic speak on the need for PM Narendra Modi to improve his relationship with the press. I think it was the economist Jagdish Bhagwati, a known Modi supporter but I could be wrong. Anyway, a re...
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Paris Attacks: A Wake Up Call For International Community
The dastardly terrorist attacks in Paris on 13 November hours after a similar attack in Beirut should wake up all actors in the Middle East theatre of proxy wars as well as the global Muslim community to the danger that ISIS now poses to the whole world. As...
The dastardly terrorist attacks in Paris on 13 November hours after a similar attack in Beirut should wake up all actors in the Middle East theatre of proxy wars as well as the global Muslim community to the danger that ISIS ...
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Book Review : Harry Potter and The Cursed Child
Courtesy : pottermore.com For a long time I have been in two minds about writing a review of the  Harry Potter series' latest instalment. The fact that Harry Potter and the Cursed Child was made for the theatre and the book released is a script and not nove...
Courtesy : pottermore.com For a long time I have been in two minds about writing a review of the Harry Potter series' latest instalment. The fact that Harry Potter and the Cursed Child was made for the theatre and the book r...
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Kanhaiya Kumar: One Trick Pony Or Rising Political Star
JNU Students Union President Kanhaiya Kumar has suddenly become a political sensation with prominent TV news anchors and journalists lining up to interview him and politicians across party lines giving sound bytes on live TV. Of course it followed his elect...
JNU Students Union President Kanhaiya Kumar has suddenly become a political sensation with prominent TV news anchors and journalists lining up to interview him and politicians across party lines giving sound bytes on live TV...
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Star Wars : The Force Awakens | Review (Spoiler free)
(Courtesy: Wikimedia) A long time ago in a galaxy... well in our own galaxy and our very own planet Earth, George Lucas wrote and directed an epic space opera film called Star Wars which grew into a hugely popular franchise and a global pop cultural phenome...
(Courtesy: Wikimedia) A long time ago in a galaxy... well in our own galaxy and our very own planet Earth, George Lucas wrote and directed an epic space opera film called Star Wars which grew into a hugely popular franchise a...
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The Salman Khan And Talwars
The recent acquittal of Salman Khan in 2002 drunken driving and running over five people,killing one of them and injuring four others has the media and social media talking about the judgement incessantly. While his massive fan following is celebrating the ...
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Intolerant India Narrative : A False Dichotomy
Courtesy : Indianexpress.com  Now as the dust over AwardWapsi controversy seemed to be settling down, Aamir Khan appears to have opened up another can of worms with his statement on rising intolerance in India. Of course before that one of the most eminent ...
Courtesy : Indianexpress.com Now as the dust over AwardWapsi controversy seemed to be settling down, Aamir Khan appears to have opened up another can of worms with his statement on rising intolerance in India. Of course befo...
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On AwardWapsi, Selective Outrage And Whataboutery
With more than 40 Sahitya Akademi awardees returning their awards, council members of the Akademi resigning and similar forms of protests by artists and intellectuals has been dominating public discourse since a week now. The most shrill arguments that can ...
With more than 40 Sahitya Akademi awardees returning their awards, council members of the Akademi resigning and similar forms of protests by artists and intellectuals has been dominating public discourse since a week now. The...
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Mobile OS Wars: A comparison between Android and Windows Phone
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Tweet 0 Share 0 +1 Pinterest LinkedIn 0 Email Almost a decade before smartphone boom, Microsoft was the dominant player in mobile operating

From Aarushi To Sheena : Trial Or Lynching By Media?
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Image Courtesy: Youtube So the Indian media has latched on to the ghastly and extremely tragic tale of the murder of Sheena Bora with a zeal

Book Review - Mandate : Will of The People
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Vir Sanghvi's book Mandate: Will of The People was quite a revelation to me. I expected it to be yet another book chronicling post-independe

Net Neutrality: Is Your ISP Shaping Traffic Now
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In my previous post I have discussed about Internet censorship in India, in this post I wish to discuss bandwidth throttling and how to find

Can AAP Live Up To Its Promises ?
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Aam Aadmi Party's overwhelming mandate has had profound impact on pan-India political discourse but can the AAP government in Delhi live up

Facebook Messenger
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Instantly reach the people you care about.Messenger is a fast, free and reliable way to stay in touch. It's just like texting, but you don't

Blogs@Mindfire » Blog Archive » Do Industry Technical Certifications mat...
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My first day at Mindfire and I already have an inferiority complex that all my peers, colleagues are Adobe certified. I have the experience

Syrian Crisis: Iraq And The Emergence Of Greater Iran
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The Middle East cauldron has been simmering since a long time but the Iraq war blew the lid off exposing all kinds of fault lines - sectaria

Google pushes to improve mobile website quality - TechRepublic
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Is your company's website mobile-device friendly? Is it mobile aware? Aren't you concerned if it is not?

When in Testing do as the Testers do!!!
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Its high time to bridge a gap between theoretical knowledge and real world implementation. If you are new to testing domain and just trying

HOW TO: Get Your Own Google+ Vanity URL
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Gplus.to lets you create a vanity URL for your Google+ Profile.

50 Places Linux is Running That You Might Not Expect
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Focus FYI gives professionals a look at trending topics in business, marketing, and technology through the use of infographics and engaging

How to overcome cross-cultural issues in global software outsourcing?
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Software outsourcing has been a booming business since 1990’s. The reason being reduced cost, access to wide range of labor markets and impr

Facebook Takes The Next Step With Graph Search #in ~ Pensieve 2.0
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Facebook takes the next major step by launching Graph Search feature but it's focus seems to be on connecting people and social object not w

The Hindu : News / National : Regulate content, Govt. tells Google, Face...
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Archives Subscriptions RSS Feeds Site Map ePaper Mobile Social. SEARCH. Return to frontpage. Home News Opinion Sport Business Arts Life &amp

Mindfire Social Weekly
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Mindfire Social Weekly, by danish: WhatZ buZZing @ Mindfire

Pensieve 2.0
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Is NoSQL Disrupting the Database Industry?
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The big question of today is will NoSQL put an end to relational database’s 40-year old legacy? The answer is not very crisp yet very convin

Learning @ Live 360! (10-14 Dec 2012) Orlando, FL
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Attending Live 360! Conference in Orlando, FL provided me a great opportunity to learn a lot about Microsoft technologies. Mindfire Solution