Archive for: November 2013

The Bentley Continental Flying Spur.

Bentley Continental Flying Spur

This is the “Four-door” version of the ‘GT’. Both the models are similarly priced.
The CFS carries the same engine as the GT i.e. a 6.0L twin-turbo’d W12 churning out 600HP and 530 pound-feet of torque.

It has a 0-100 (kmph) time of 4.5 seconds.It gets a 12 speaker music system with a 6 disc CD changer.

It also gives an inbuilt hard-drive (30GB) to store all your music, videos etc.

All this luxury does not come cheap, it costs a bit over 2Cr.

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Parshiv Shah
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Parshiv Shah

Illuminating Dreams!

SUCCESS: this word indeed has the deepest of perceptions! Its how one comprehends it!

In fact, this word is perhaps so beautiful, so thought-provoking. For a child, ‘success’ is to win a game! There life revolves around play!  For a teenager, success would probably be being the favorite among peers and looking the best at all times! Not being social would completely be a no-no for them. For someone seeking job, obviously, its work is worship.  They would wish to be in their boss’s good books at all times.  For a few, having a great jolly retirement would define their life as successful. But friends, let’s walk past this little bracket of success to come across a larger perspective.

I met a girl of around seven, as cute as she could be. She was one of the domestic worker’s daughters. I regularly meet her at my parking which has been her homework spot ever since she started going to school. So while her mother would be busy doing household chores of different houses, this little one would sit bare feet in the corner and study.  We would usually indulge into great conversations no matter what time it is. Having pondered over success for so long I dragged her into a conversation leading to what success meant to her.

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Trishaala Limaye

Teen Suicides: An easy way to escape pain?

Did you know that suicide is the very reason for approximately 11 youth deaths in India every day?  Well, it’s high time we face the truth. Suicides are the third leading cause of deaths in teens. The first being drunken driving, and the other being homicides. Entering the threshold of teenage years may feel extremely exciting and stimulating. However, at this age, they are particularly vulnerable and when they take a stride without comprehending, it ends with obvious acute outcomes. Furthermore, they resort to misguided methods to escape their pain. They try to conceal their emotional as well as physical wounds through drugs, alcohol and alternative lethal measures.

Teenagers repeatedly face strain to adjust socially, to achieve academically, and at the same time, to behave sensibly. They make an effort to blend in, but sometimes they are ‘picked on’ because of their appearance, habits, etc. Unable to mingle, they feel isolated and lonely. Simultaneously, these insignificant distractions lead to depression, which in turn leads to poor performance in academics. The pressure they undergo sometimes is so immense; they are forced to take such severe means.

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Sukriti Lakhtakia
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Sukriti Lakhtakia