Archive for December 2010

Caption This XXXI!

Dec 18th, 2010 | By | Category: Caption This

The Winner for Caption This-XXX is Vivek Singh for his Caption: “There goes the guy who stole our shirts!”. Congratulations! Your T-shirt will be on its way soon. If you missed out this time, or you think you could have done better, don’t despair, you still have your chance. Take a good look at the picture for this fortnight, and give it a caption that you think apt. If your caption is the best, you win, and your name will be announced (with a link to your site, if you have one) on the front page of The MAG.


Dec 14th, 2010 | By | Category: Short Stories

“Marriages are decided in heaven and are only celebrated here on earth”.

This was Abhishek’s trademark answer when his friends asked him about his marriage plans. Abhishek, an engineer, who after completing his MBA had just joined a big firm, was getting a salary that was more than what he had expected.As was the case with most people of his generation in India, half of his life was spent in the licence raj period where a good job was rare, and a good job with a good salary was even rarer.

The Choice is Ours!

Dec 9th, 2010 | By | Category: Articles

Are we living in times where helping others has become foolish?

I would choose to believe not. Whatever the doomsday prophets may say, the world, even today, is not such a bad and scary place as it is made out to be. Undoubtedly, there are bad apples – as there have been since the time of Cain and Abel – but the number of god apples exceeds the bad apples by a huge number.

How to stick to your New Year resolutions?

Dec 6th, 2010 | By | Category: Articles

Every December, Raj, like many other people, starts to wonder what his New Year resolutions are going to be, and more importantly, how long is he going to be able to keep them. In 2010, he was able to keep them for a total of 22 days. So much for all the talk about a new habit taking 21 days to form. This year, however, Raj is determined to hold on to his New Year resolutions, and he is determined to do whatever it takes to do that. Luckily for him, it is really not that hard to hold on to New Year Resolutions – all it takes is a little planning and some determination.