Shagun Benipal

Writer by day, reader by night, Shagun is known for her love of coins, old photographs and books. She loves to share her thoughts on politics, world and space.

9 Ways to Be More Productive

Do you remember the time you had so much to do, and you just sat in front of the TV in your PJs eating Chinese takeaway? Well, I do. It seems so easy to scroll through Instagram or Pinterest rather than sitting down and planning the whole week.
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The Exodus of Kashmiri Hindus: A Tale of Pain and Suffering

Kashmir, once known as the “Paradise on Earth” has not only changed but has become the biggest controversy of the decade. Now, known across the world as the land of terrorism, Jihadis and stone pelters along with the fields of saffron, the once beautiful Kashmir has now transformed into something that no one wants to be part of. Nonetheless, for the denizens of the state, violence is nothing new.
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Narendra Modi: TIME Readers’ 2016 Person of the Year

History was written on the evening of May 26th 2014 when Narendra Modi took oath as the Prime Minister of India after a historic mandate from the people of India. This significant event was repeated again when he was selected as the TIME Person of the Year 2016 by the online readers’ poll. Beating famous world leaders like US president elect Donald Trump, ex-US President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin, Narendra Modi won with 18 per cent of the vote when the poll closed.
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