Pages turned in 2016

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Demonetization and 2000 notes in India

Who would have known that I would see this day when I will dream about getting cash. The environment is dramatic with long queues outside ATMs, black money hoarders getting heart attacks, vegetable sellers relying on electronic wallets.  While the move been as much as criticized as it has been appreciated, it is different feeling to hold a pink paper bearing 2000 in your hands.

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Books with an upside down view

Whenever I think of perspective, there is no better way to enhance it than by books. Books have shaped the way I think, I behave, I action and therefore the way I live.
But, there are certain books which provides unconventional views, widening our line of thought. They stand out as showing a very different angle to our standard beliefs and thus challenge our norms of existence.

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Fantastic Beasts: Grindelwald, Dumbledore and Obscurial

Last weekend, I saw Fantastic Beasts and where to find to find them. It connects dots to many of mysteries of Harry Potter series. Finally, we have an answer to the Ariana Dumbledore. In all likeliness, she turned into obscurial just as Credence of  Fantastic Beasts. That explains her killing of her mother by mistake in one of her fits.

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Books that talk about life

Books have always been my constant companion. It is through books that I learnt life’s greatest lessons.

However, there are some books that stood out in terms of their impact. In this post, I bring forward the five books that gave me sensible life lessons (minus the pain of going through the trouble of experiencing it myself).

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