Dashing Journal This week!

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An amour for animation

A Tete- a – tete with Ram Mohan, the animation guru of India.  The man who introduced prince Ram to Indians, the one who induced revolution in celluloid cinema by introducing toon characters. Tell us about your background and when did you decide to become an animator? I was born in Tiruvalla, Kerala in1931 and moved to South Kanara when I was four years...

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Whatsapp CEO Apologizes for technical downtime

Whatsapp mobile messaging service suffered with an unpredicted 4+ hours of technical downtime which impacted its users all over the world. It happened just few days after its $16 Billion take over by Facebook Inc. Today, Jan Koun, Founder and CEO of Whatsapp has apologized for the downtime issue and offered technical details of downtime and new insight into the scale of downtime....

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Madras nostalgia

The old Madras looks very neat and broad. Road planning and maintenance is good, Santhosh Jayakaran, assistant professor in an engineering college who was deeply engaged in conversation with his friend about the places in old madras said at a photography exhibition- Madras before after, at the Elliots beach on february 12. “It is very difficult for me to figure out the places...

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With the tides!

The ocean is emotion incarnate. No matter how well you describe it, there is always that which is left unsaid. Like a missing piece in a puzzle. And as I sit here on the sands of Marina, the ocean I grew up seeing, I am overwhelmed with a sense of fulfilment and incompleteness at the same time. I sit here trying to eavesdrop...

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The infinite joy – An interview with Mr.N.Dhanraj

These words in the title struck me as I was thinking deeply about the most inspiring and practical answers of Mr.N.Dhanraj. The word, ‘Infinite’ means immeasurable or umpteen while, the word,’ joy’ means the ultimate form of happiness that prevails in the heart till the end. Joy differs greatly from happiness in the sense that joy is an evergreen form of happiness that...

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Interview with budding entrepreneur Rivka Maria

I recalled those nostalgic moments of my friend’s birthday party on that cool and breezy evening. It was long since we partied the whole night.  Our celebration commenced at six in the evening with all the fun and frolic. At about eight, a cake was brought to the table. The birthday baby cut the cake and the usual party began, but when I...

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Interview with Jayashree & Veda from MAD NGO

 We all reckon that equality is a birth right for every individual in this world. So, it is important that every person has an equal opportunity to express his/her views and communication plays a pivotal role for expression.  MAD or Make aA Difference is a youth volunteer network which works with children at risk to bridge the gap they face while communicating in...

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Like it happened yesterday -Book Launch

“Not everyone in this world has the fate to cherish the fullest form of love; Some are born, just to experience the abbreviation of it!” The first thing that comes to my mind when I think of Ravinder Singh are these words and the second thing would be the fact that I cried my eye balls out after reading his first book “I too...

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MAKE A DIFFERENCE?

“Be the change you want to see in the world” -Mahatma Gandhi “SPAAAK – Make a difference, in a different way!” read their Facebook page as I had an initial glance of SPAAAK’s page when I was waiting to catch up with Pooja from the SPAAAK team. The name sounded queer, which was in fact the sole reason I was very interested in...

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DASHING MAGAZINE MARCH EDITION – WOMEN’S DAY SPECIAL ISSUE

Dear Readers , We would like to thank you all for providing such a great support to us. We have turned this edition as Women’s day special issue to support and empower the women in society. Interviews with women entrepreneurs, social activists , articles on feminism, women’s role in the society and lot more will be published across our medium this month. Kindly...