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The Lazy Times: January 31, 2017

Who has the time to keep with all of the day’s news? Yes, we understand your problem. Bayside Journal brings to you all the...

Lucknow, I Worry for You

As you enter Lucknow, large hoardings greet you: Muskuraiye ki aap Lucknow mein hain (Smile, for you are in Lucknow). I can only grimace at what I see,...

Mumbai: Aaj Ka Scene, January 31, 2017

Are you one of those people who has no clue what to do after work? Even if you are hanging out with friends, do...

Trump Gets a Lecture from Merkel

Angela Merkel, the German chancellor, reportedly had to ‘explain’ the finer points of the Geneva Convention regarding refugees. “The Geneva Refugee Convention requires the...

Ananke – A Revolutionary Leap for Womankind

Women in various regions around the world are considered as an indispensible part of society, a key to prosperity, and essential for productivity –...

Meet Nipun Dharmadhikari of the Casting Couch Fame

When film director Nipun Dharmadhikari and actor Ameya Wagh sensed a vacuum in the Marathi web space, they thought of making Casting Couch. Launched in...

The Lazy Times: January 30, 2017

Who has the time to keep with all of the day’s news? Yes, we understand your problem. Bayside Journal brings to you all the day’s new...

Are We Really Monogamous Anymore?

“Hum ek baar jite hain, ek baar marte hain, shaadi bhi ek hi baar hoti hai, aur pyaar, pyaar bhi ek hi baar hota...

Kal Penn Shows Finger to Troll, Raises Half a Million

Remember Kalpen Suresh Modi, A.K.A., Kal Penn? Kumar from Harold and Kumar. Guess what he has done. Something very noble indeed. He has managed to raise USD 523,540 in...

Starbucks CEO Says They Will Hire 10,000 Refugees

Howard Schultz, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Starbucks, has said that the International coffee chain plans to hire 10,000 refugees over five years in 75 countries....

Dr ‘High’ Arrested for Selling Ganja Chocolate

A 35-year-old doctor, Mohd Sujath Ali Khan, has been arrested for selling marijuana-laced chocolates through Instagram. He was caught while trying to sell pot-laced chocolates...

WATCH: Chief Hopper from Stranger Things Makes a Mic-Drop Speech

Amidst the White House’s increasingly extreme policies, actors got political at the 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards held this Sunday. When the cast of...

Women Bus Conductors Quit En Masse Following Huge Male-Female Pay Gap

Citing discrimination, all but one female bus conductors have left their jobs, according to this report by The Hindu. These women were trained at Kudumbasree,...

Employer Red Flags

An employer has to play close attention to the prospective employee's behaviour during an interview. Candidates too are careful about what work environment they...

The Lazy Times: January 29, 2017

Who has the time to keep with all of the day’s news? Yes, we understand your problem. Bayside Journal brings to you all the day’s new...

9 Memorable Moments from the Federer-Nadal Match

The final of the Men's Singles at the Australian Open was the kind that could keep you at the edge of your seat, screaming one moment...

Heartbreak Is Good

While scrolling through contacts on your phone, when you stumble upon your ex’s number, you end up recalling every little detail about your first...

Pi Pizzeria Serves Mumbaikars Authentic Italian Pizza 

Happy Sunday, Mumbai! It is time for Bayside Journal to recommend the best food outlet you can visit this week and we give a...

Shakespeare’s Original First Folio Is In Mumbai! Go Check it Out

Legendary English playwright William Shakespeare’s first folio has been put on display at the Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya (CSMVS), formerly known as the...

Federal Judge Issues Temporary Stay on Trump’s Muslim Ban

Trump is certainly enjoying his new-found power and has started creating ripples, no, waves around the world! What with the ‘Muslim ban’ and subsequent...

How to Avoid Being a Creep

Receiving creepy and weird messages from guys – known and unknown – has become the undeniable and unfortunate fate of girls nowadays; especially for...

The Galaxy with a Tail

The NGC 4861 galaxy lies 30 million light-years from us in the constellation of Canes Venatici (The Hunting Dogs). Small galaxies such as this one have a...

The Lazy Times: January 28, 2017

Who has the time to keep with all of the day’s news? Yes, we understand your problem. Bayside Journal brings to you all the day’s new...

PHOTOS: Mumbai’s Queer Azaadi Pride March

Today, the stretch of roads between August Kranti Maidan and Girgaon Chowpatty came alive with slogans, the colours of the rainbow, and a whole...

Kalki Koechlin: People are afraid to mention Pakistan in India

Two nations, India and Pakistan and a lot of conflict, political issues, and tension at the borders. Amidst of all this, two wonderful women...

Federer vs Nadal – It Doesn’t Matter Who Wins This One!

January 29, 2017, Sunday, 1.30 PM IST (or whatever your local time zone is) is an important day. It doesn’t matter whether you are...

Trump Says NO More to Refugees

President Donald J. Trump has signed an executive order named ‘Protection Of The Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into The United States’, which suspends...

Rent a Friend

When Ritvik* and I decided to meet, I was skeptical to meet this stranger but he seemed to be very comfortable. We met at...

Rising Above: India’s First Amputee Calendar Is Here

“I can definitely say that this is the best campaign that I have shot in my 25-year-long career. The amount of happiness we all...

Soldiers Don’t Need to Post Grievance Videos Anymore

In light of recent videos that surfaced of army personnel grieving about their service conditions, Chief of Army staff Gen Bipin Rawat has announced...

Dear Mr Trump, Don’t Build That Wall!

The Berlin Wall divided Berlin 1961 to 1989 during the Cold War and led to countless deaths and destroyed families. It was torn down in...

Williams vs Williams, 19 Years Later

“I’d like other people to be like me.” These words by Serena Williams when she was 11 years old resonate so loud today. Along...

Bayside Weekly

Here’s presenting a modest list of cool things that were written over the last week. Some we wrote, some we wish we had written....

The Lazy Times: January 27, 2017

Who has the time to keep with all of the day’s news? Yes, we understand your problem. Bayside Journal brings to you all the...

WATCH: Protesters Slap Sanjay Leela Bhansali

Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali, who is at present shooting in Jaipur for his upcoming film Padmavati, was manhandled by the members of Karni Sena....

Raees vs Kaabil: Which Film Should You Watch?

January 25, 2017, was a crucial day for Bollywood as superstars Shah Rukh Khan and Hrithik Roshan battling it out at the box office...

Threesomes: Hum Do, Humara Plus One

“I don’t want to imagine the stress of dealing with and balancing two lovers at the same time!” says Mahima*, 21, who had her...

WATCH: How to Become the Best Troll

  Vipra Dialogues’s new video Troll Training Centre (TTC) has become quite popular. With a satirical take on trolls and meme-makers on social media, the...

Indian Messiah of Debt-Ridden UAE Expats

Firoz Merchant, an Indian businessman, has bailed out 132 prisoners from the Ajman Central Jail in United Arab Emirates (UAE), by clearing their debts...

WATCH: Trump’s Inauguration Gets a Funny Twist

This Bad Lip Reading video of Donald J. Trump’s inauguration is going viral and is sure to crack you up. The lip reading is...

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13 Andaz Apna Apna Dialogues We All Use In Real Life

Andaz Apna Apna turns 21 today! It means it can now drink beer and wine in bars, officially. We all want to sit around...

I Was Date Raped at Age 17

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