5th Pillar

A Pillar to Support the Democracy- 5th Pillar (Part – 1)

As a part of Independence day The Opinion set out to showcase one of the most important pillars of hope. 5th pillar is an Anti-Corruption organization dedicated to the Nation. On this day why not our “just words” turn into nation changing actions? This post…

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Smart Classes – Blessing or Burden?

In this modern world which is predominantly ruled by gadgets, the latest feather in the cap (or is it?) is the “Smart Classes”. As the gadgets which we carry around with us get “smarter”, we, the most advanced life form, find ourselves on the back…

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Knowledge Flux – Is Potential Limiting the Transfer?

From The Editor: I found this article so interesting that I couldn’t resist posting it immediately. A college professor’s honest opinion and thought on what’s the basic fault in transfer of knowledge from one person to another which in this case is depicted as the…

In the Mood for Love

In the Mood for Love

  “In the mood for love”, the title sets the tone of the entire movie given life by the acclaimed mood setter Wong kar wai. The movie explores the complicated or confused relationship between two neighbors who are betrayed by their husband and wife. I…

Jigarthanda

Jigarthanda – Tamil Movie Review

After the massive success of his roller coaster debut, Kaarthik suburaj has come back with an out-and-out raw, but still engaging, gangster movie. Its plot is totally different from other gangster films like Thalapathy, Vattaram and movies alike. Story revolves around a young aspirant director…

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Selfies Everywhere

The innovator probably slotted in the front camera on the smartphone so that people could video chat while they were on the move. Little did he anticipate that it would later be used for the most meaningless possible purpose, something that the modern day social…

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Does It Even Really Matter?

  I am supposed to be warning you that the following discussion is not safe for women, children and minors. But here’s what I’ll tell you instead; The discussion is not safe for people who aren’t open-minded. (honest question, why is this topic taboo anyway?)…

Baraka – A Must Watch Documentary

Baraka is a 1992 non-narrative documentary film directed by Ron Fricke. It explores themes via a kaleidoscopic compilation of natural events, life, human activities and technological phenomena shot in 24 countries on six continents over a 14-month period. Stunning visuals and some great music, give…

Speak Up 14

Speak-Up India Youth Conclave 2014

Penumbra in association with IIT-Madras brings to you Speak-Up India, an exclusive conference to bring together passionate individuals with a vision to be the change in India, an opportunity to discuss issues of national importance and come up with solutions for the same with the…