Holy Sweets! : A visit to Shree Mithai

For people with a sweet tooth and a special appetite for chat and dry snacks, Niharika Gunturu brings to you a brilliant review of Shree Mithai located in a quiet byroad in Chetpet. An extremely pocket-friendly store that lives up to its name and serves you with some of the best sweets, chats and dry snacks in Chennai, Shree Mithai is a must try for those with a sweet tooth.

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Through the Goggles of a Graduate: Mahesh Kurup

“Insti is a mine, if you dig at the right place you will get gold. Keep digging, you could get diamonds. IIT Madras has never been a place for people who get content with what they have always been doing. It is for high achievers. It is for people who want to get their hands full with new things. Each day it teaches something new, may be a new line or a new perspective. It is for people who want to take the better out of everything they do. All you need to do is to keep your mind and eyes open, and jump in. Take risks, there will be no easier time to do that. Follow your dream, your passion, nothing can stop you. Propel your way through. ” Mahesh Kurup talks of his life in insti in the ‘Through the Goggles of a Graduate series.

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Insti Reviews: Cafe Coffee Day

“Sporting their usual menu, with cold coffee, chocolate milkshakes, (two types of) cake, cupcakes, burgers and salty snacks – garlic bread, cheese croissants… the list is long, and thus provides an extensive range of choices. In addition to this, there are also some strange, to say the least, additions such as idly sambhar (the feel of South India) – for breakfast perhaps? Bottom line: This is a good place to meet up with a friend, occasionally have lunch, but probably not a convenience food joint. Though subsidized, it will take a heavy toll on your wallet.”

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VACATION GUIDE: Quirky Hobbies! (Part 1)

The novelty of the holidays is fading fast and the question is in everyone’s minds- what do I do? Over-bearing and pompous aunts might imperiously state that so much time is not meant to be wasted and reel off the usual list- read, write, draw, sing, paint, and so on. Kindly uncles might suggest starting a side-career as a philatelist. Fond parents might suggest the Classical arts. However, none of them seem to appeal. We know what we don’t want, but not what we want.

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