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Book “The Way I See It: A Gauri Lankesh Reader”

The book “The Way I See It: A Gauri Lankesh Reader” has been edited by writer and sociologist Chandan Gowda. The book containing selected writings by late journalist Gauri Lankesh was launched at the Mumbai Press Club on 22nd December 2017, three months after she was gunned down outside her home in Bengaluru by unidentified ..

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What do you mean by ‘Advertising’?

Advertising is defined as a tool used to communicate with the end-users of the product or service being offered. As per the definition of Advertising Association of UK, advertisements are messages paid for by those who send them with the intention of influencing and informing people who receive them. Advertisers make use of all kinds ..

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Hugh M Hefner, founder of iconic Playboy magazine passes away

Hugh M Hefner (91), American Icon and the founder of the iconic Playboy magazine, has passed away in Los Angeles on September 27, 2017. He was also the founder and chief creative officer of Playboy Enterprises, the publishing group that operates the magazine.

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5 Novels by Indian Writers in Man Asian Literary Prize

Five novels by Indian writers figure in this year’s Man Asian Literary Prize long list. The personalities including 5 Indians are: Jamil Ahmad (Pakistan) – The Wandering Falcon Tahmima Anam (Bangladesh) – The Good Muslim Jahnavi Barua (India) – Rebirth Rahul Bhattacharya (India) – The Sly Company Of People Who Care Mahmoud Dowlatabadi (Iran) – ..

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“Occupy Wall Street” Movement

Thousands of protesters occupied New York City’s Times Square, buoyed by a day of demonstrations around the world in support of their month long campaign against corporate greed. This is a people powered movement named as Occupy Wall Street (OWS). Causes: Wealth inequality, Corporate influence of government, Social Democracy, inter alia. Characteristics: Non violent protest; ..

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