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American Maharajah – book review

April 3, 2018 — by Amit Mishra

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Mark Stephen Levy is a seasoned author – you have to admit it! He might have written only two novels but his second novel only shows how mature as an author he is. American Maharajah is a ‘whole’ piece of fiction which does not leave any space left for further addition – a complete novel. However, there are certain things which, a reader might argue, could be improved and that should be a valid argument as well because there are things like depth in characters and a little more curve in the plot which could have been explored… nonetheless, the novel is certainly a belter piece of fiction compared to the recent ones that I have read.

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IIJNM Bangalore – the destination for journalism students!

January 20, 2018 — by Amit Mishra

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Are you looking for a good journalism college where you could pursue your course and expect a better grooming of yourself as a future-oriented journalist? I have been searching the same and had several options. The institution where you should be staying for your course must have the following up to the mark:

  • Updated curriculum
  • Capable and experienced faculty bench
  • Modern and tactical approach to the course
  • In-office training environment
  • Lectures and discourse by the mavens in the industry
  • Job-like experience during your projects and assignments
  • Security of a job
  • Good lodging and meals if you are staying in the hostel

 

So, with these facilities, I was looking for an institution and I ran scans in both the sectors – privately held ones as well as government funded ones. While people have the general tendency to get enrolled in the government colleges and institutions without even checking the facts – just because of low fees most of the times – they must explore other options as well. Today, I will be telling about an institution where I have been personally for the observation and that’s IIJNM in Bangalore. Let’s take a look at what I found.

Book Reviews

Why Are You Being Educated

June 26, 2017 — by Amit Mishra

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The pursuit of knowledge and goal of it has a distinguished value. Goal drives us where we like to go but purpose deals with what we become in the process of achieving our goal. The same thing is discussed in the book Why are you being educated by J. Krishnamurti. It sounds very unfamiliar question to us, we have dedicated a part of life to get an education and someone is asking why are you being educated?