Thursday, April 5, 2018

Book Review: From Paris To Tehran by Ozias Marcovici

From Paris To Tehran – The Forgotten King: The Fascinating History of Iran, From the Persian Shah to Ayatollah Khomeini’s Revolution (Middle Eastern Politics & Biographies) by Ozias Marcovici is basically the story of Iran. If you have any interest in history, power, politics, turbulence, or Iran, then this book is for you. In fact, in that case, it becomes an important read for you. The farthest era this book touches is 559-529 BC when Iran was under the emperorship of Cyrus II. The title of the book relates to one of the most unliked yet powerful dictators of that country. It is none other than Ayatollah Khomeini. This shrewd dictator came to power in 1980. In fact, he is one of the rare entities who were criminal and religious at the same time. As a matter of fact, he was a hard-core dictator, shrewd, criminal, hypocrite, liar, manipulator.

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Book Review: Leave Me Alone by Orit Yogev

Leave Me Alone: A Glance into Obesity, Physical Overweight, and the Endless Struggle to lose weight by Orit Yogev is about eating disorders and beyond. If you go to contents after acquiring this book and read titles of the chapters, you will find them quite interesting and innovative. It becomes quite serious when you are obese and then too uncaring about your health. That can be a very scary situation. What if you had a long journey with doctors, nutritionists, psychologists, and consultants; and everything has been ineffective. Whom to blame for this situation of yours? Who is responsible for bringing you to this juncture of failures? Life is not about acting on other’s plans. It is your life, so you need to prepare your own plans. Especially when it comes to health. Coming to a situation of being so helpless and feeling sorry for yourself is worse.

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Book Review: Withering Leaves by Sam Cohen

The title Withering Leaves is quite poetical and philosophical. There are two sections in this book by Sam Cohen. The first section title is ‘Leah’ having 8 chapters. The second section is ‘Rachel’ having 17 chapters. There are three main characters in the book. Kobi falls in love with Rachel. Rachel is an English actress. One fine day, Rachel vanishes from the life of Kobi. All Kobi gets is a departing letter from Rachel. And then there are no traces of Rachel. Kobi is never able to forget Rachel despite passing of 20 years after this incidence. And then another woman comes in Kobi’s life. This is Leah, his new neighbor who falls in love with him soon after meeting him. By now, Kobi is in his old age. He is 60 plus. A leg injury sticks him to a wheelchair. The life changes its meaning altogether.

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Saturday, November 22, 2014

CollegeDunia: 6 Months Report Card Attract Rs 1 Crore In Angel Funding

Sahil Chalana, the founder of CollegeDunia, is quite enthusiast about the recent funding it has gained from an automobile portal Gaadi.com. The whooping amount of Rs 1 crore has come through angel funding in which there are certain undisclosed investors also as reported in a recent online news

CollegeDunia Web Pvt Ltd was recently launched in May 2014 and has been attracting over 1 lakh visitors month on month basis. It aims to acquire the visitor count to 1 million within next 6 months.


The credit goes to the unique style of presenting the information on this protal, for over 700 colleges in a very comprehensively structured manner. You can know almost everything about any college right since its inception till its current operations in terms of courses, fee, facilities, location, and more. There are merely 30 people engaged in various operational and supporting activities of this portal but the count is estimated to reach to more than double in next 6 months. 

Thursday, November 20, 2014

CollegeDunia: An Online Portal To Get Complete Details Of All Colleges, Business Schools And Institutes Of India

Imagine where can you find complete information of IIT Kharagpur regarding the courses it offers, fee, admission dates, entrance exam dates etc. Obviously, the best place would be College's official website. Now for all IIT colleges you will have to go to all the relevant websites one by one. Now imagine a single online location where you can find detail of all engineering colleges, with complete course details each one of them offers, fee details, admission criteria, admission dates, entrance examination details in terms of form submission, exam dates etc. That single place is CollegeDunia, a well organized, easy to navigate and quite fast portal. 

When you visit a particular college's page, say IIT Kharagpur page on CollegeDunia, there is nothing left that you would have liked to know about and you don't find it there. The same is applicable for all colleges of India. So you can easily click on each college one by one to have a detailed view (microscopic view) still being in focus to move anywhere as and when required. IIT Kharagpur page contains its establishment year, departments, history, Institute centers, Institute Schools, Short term programs it offers, Extra curricular activities that happen here, Facilities, Rankings on various global parameters, and scholarships it offers.

The same is available for all engineering colleges; and for that sake; for other streams too.


Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Book Micro Review: Found In You by K L Ruse: A Contemporary Romance Story With Many Twists

 First to Review on Amazon India
Rated 4.0 out of 5
A Contemporary Romance Story With Many Twists



Found In You ( Lost and Found Series ) - Volume 1, written by K.L. Ruse is a contemporary romance fiction story of a 23 years old girl named Camryn Singer who spent her childhood in a small town located at Jersey Beach. And in her youth when she come back to this place on a special mission so as to heal her wounds and get her happiness back in life. And there she meets Cole Stevens almost of her age, a surfer.

Cole himself is going through rough phase of her life but the moment he meets Camryn and gets to know about her troubles, he decides to forget everything about himself and set a goal to get Camryn out of her turbulent phase. 

Book Micro Review: Healthy Joints For Life by Richard Diana: Scientific Ways To Keep Healthy

 First to Review on Amazon India
Rated 4.0 out of 5
An Excellent 8 Week Program Backed With Scientific Facts

HEALTHY JOINTS FOR LIFE: An Orthopedic Surgeon's Proven Plan to Reduce Pain and Inflammation, Avoid Surgery and Get Moving Again written by Richard Diana, M.D. is a good to read book for all health enthusiasts specially the growing lot of readers having focus towards keeping their health intact for a longer period. Dr. Richard used to be a Miami Dolphins player who turned into an orthopedic surgeon thereby helping people from his expertise in sports and medicine arenas.

The book is written in an objective way with excellent scientific reasoning for the programs suggested for the purpose of curing inflammatory and joint pain issues.