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StoryMirror in conversation with Naman Chatterjee
 25 March 2019  
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Please give details about your initial education and forming years of life.I have recently turned 13 and am moving to 8th grade. I have been born and brought up in Gurgaon, Delhi NCR. I started my schooling and continue to be at Shikshantar – a place where I can be ‘me’. From my early days, I have been fascinated by all kinds of cars – that’s what even my teachers from idiscoveri preschool remember about me. As I am growing up, this has become a passion – I am an avid fan of all kinds of car racing – F1, Formula E, Moto GP etc. I enjoy a variety of music and sports - from the age of 6, I started learning tennis & piano and they have gradually become an important part of my routine. I have fun playing games on the Xbox and PS4. And…as expected, I can remain engrossed in books for hours!!! How did you get interested in literature? What inspired you to write?   My parents always encouraged me to spend time with books. I remember listening to a wide variety of amusing stories in Hindi, English and Bengali from my parents and grandparents. This started me on my journey with books and this bond has got stronger day by day. At school, I enjoyed reading (or initially observing the pictures) the books from the small book stacks in the classroom. A few years ago, I and my friends became Tintin fans – we used to exchange the comics and read them together. We still do that with books we are currently interested in. During summer holidays, I have spent my time relaxing with the collection of my mother’s old books (& Archies comics!!!) at my Nani’s house. My interest in literature spans a vast range and I enjoy characters like Famous Five, Geronimo Stilton, Shonku & Feluda, Harry Potter etc. I have been entertained by the works of many authors - Enid Blyton, Roald Dahl, Herge, Ruskin Bond, Satyajit Ray, Agatha Christie. Mystery & adventure is the genre that I love.  At school, we were always encouraged to express our thoughts and feelings on paper – first through art and then through writing. Starting with a few lines in my own spellings, I began writing short pieces based on the themes given in class.  I got a lot of encouragement from my teachers and parents and over time, my writing skills evolved to poems and short stories based on prompts or on areas of my interest. Guided by my English teacher, my mother approached Children’s World magazine and my work was well appreciated by the editor. When my first poem got published, it further boosted my confidence and motivated me to write better .  I was selected for a workshop ‘ Kissa-O-Kalam’ at Sahitya Akademi in May 2017 where I got to learn about different writing techniques from the mentors and hear interesting ideas of my companions. I have also participated in a number of creative writing competitions including Katha Utsav(2015), Scholastic Writing Awards(2016), Hindu Young World Club contests etc. These experiences have brought in new perspectives and enhanced my writing. What is your view about the present-day literary work?Modern day adventure stories excite me. I have read the series of Percy Jackson, Alex Rider and Time Riders. I find these to be thrilling with fast action and quick changes of scenarios – the twists and turns take the story to unexpected endings. Moreover, these adventures always involve some novel type of technological features which makes it more interesting. I find it difficult to put down the book till I have reached the end –you want to finish it as fast as you can to know the climax. Please tell us something about your literary work.I enjoy writing short stories and poems in English. I generally pick up abstract topics and use my imagination to spin stories around them. For this, I draw upon my experiences of travel, stories that I read, games that I play and what I observe around me.Some of my works include:Short stories - Autobiography of a Pair of Socks, A Chance Encounter with Hanumanji, Desert Escapade Poems – The Paper Boat, Fire n Ice, Falcon, Sounds of Silence I have also written few poems and short stories in Hindi – बचपन, जंगल बचाव, मन करताहै What was your first literary work and how was it published?My first literary work was an English poem called ‘Sounds of Silence’ which was published in the ‘Children’s World’ magazine on its 50th anniversary in April 2017. It is a monthly magazine brought out by the Children Book Trust, Delhi and is one of the oldest magazines for children.Where do you see yourself after 5 years in the literary world?                            I am keen to continue writing short stories and hope to sharpen my writing skills in the future. One of the ways I plan to do this is by pursuing my passion for reading. This will help me to get more ideas and to create extraordinary stories.What ways would you suggest to build a community for poets?                          Online platforms help amateur writers to share their works and read contributions from others. This can be enhanced by holding regular events and workshops. Emerging writers get to interact among themselves, appreciate other’s style of writing and learn from each other. Inviting a well known poet or author to share their thoughts will help young writers to get new ideas and develop their writing skills.      What message would you like to give to aspiring new writers?I always believe in the motto “Writing is an exploration. You start from nothing and learn as you go.”                            How was your experience of writing on StoryMirror?Story mirror was convenient to access. The features of a theme picture and introduction helps to arouse curiosity and makes the piece inviting for readers. It is encouraging to know that others are enjoying your writings and read their interesting comments. Would you like to say something about StoryMirror?StoryMirror is a great initiative to bring together young writers and create a community for sharing , learning and developing literary skills. I wish them all the best.Here is the link to read my content https://storymirror.com/profile/62vsms3s/naman-chatterjee/stories  

Cheap Flights to Hawaii With Points & Miles
 21 March 2019  

Ask almost anyone you know about their dream vacation they want to take in their lifetime and high possibilities are that they’ll say Hawaii. Each and every year, over 8 million visitors arrive in Hawaii to experience the distinct Islands in Hawaii where they can enjoy great food and drinks as they rest by the beach.However, the costs of flights to this place are quite high. People are often forced to save much for this adventure in Hawaii. Luckily, there are various ways you can make use of fly points and miles to book a flight and save lots of cash. This article looks into the different domestic and economy first-class reward booking alternatives you have as well as the lie-flat seat found in international business-class cabins outlooks.So, what are the best programs for booking Hawaiian award flights?Is making your life much easier the issue? plan ahead when you book a flight to Hawaii. The award space, as expected, is not always available due to the large number of individuals who pay for tickets in cash. However, one thing that makes it easy to book for Hawaiian awards is its flexible schedule.Here are some of the best programs or booking Hawaiian award flights.Korean Air SkyPassIf you have the Chase Rewards Points, the Korean Airline program is the best means to book for Hawaiian award flights on Delta for you.Booking ProcessKorean Air makes use of area-based award sheet for Sky. Sky Team partner awards booking. The fact that this airline contemplates all of the U.S as one region makes the redemption rates reasonable on Delta. You can look for awards space on the airline’s website from where you can book from. To view the imperative city pairings, it is important for you to note that you have to select the “SkyTeam Award” just after selecting “Redeem Miles”. Also, you can check the Air France’s website and then call the airline agents to book if you find the space.In addition, the Korean Air partners with the Hawaiian Airlines as well as the Alaska Airline provide you with other greats alternatives in case you need to fly to Hawaii. Through the partnership, you have vast range of non-stop paths to various Hawaiian airports that allow the Korean Air miles and fly points bookings. These booking points include Los Angeles, Portland, San Diego, Seattle (SEA), and Atlanta among others. However, the mileage need for these parties is different from the Delta flights requirements.Currently, the Korean Air does not partner with the Chase Rewards, but allows you to earn Marriot points which you can transfer to Korean at affordable rates.Air FranceThe second SkyTeam alternative for booking awards flight to Hawaii that we propose for you is Air France program.Booking Award Flights with Air FranceJust like with Korean Air, Air France enables you to book award flights on Delta as well as their other partner, the Alaska Airlines. However, unlike Korean Air, this airline fails to have distinct redemption rates. This airline has a number of benefits over the Korean Air. For instance, it is easier to look for award spaces on Delta by use of the airline’s online search. Further, Air France has the capability to book a one-way award ticket at a cost that is half the mileage cost.However, if you are planning to fly to Hawaii by booking an award ticket on Alaska Airlines, you have to go through a different process. It is not possible to find the award space by use of the online search by Air France, so you are required to call and request an agent to look or make use of America’s Airlines website to search. The Air France partners with both the Chase Ultimate Rewards and American Membership Reward to enable you to earn the Flying Blue miles and fly points.Singapore Airlines KrisFlyerThe Singapore Airlines program partners with the Star Alliance to offer you an option to book for Hawaiian award flights on the United Airlines. You have the option of using the United MileagePlus in booking for the awards. however, using the Singapore Airline to fly to Hawaii saves you many points.Booking Award Flights with Singapore Airlines KrisFlyerEarlier on, booking an award flight using Singapore Airlines’ partner required you to search for space on the website through Air Canada’s Aeroplan program to provide dates and number to a Singapore Airlines’ agent. Also, you could call to book. Luckily, you have much better alternatives since the Airlines enable you to look for and book award flights using the Star Alliance partners.The Singapore Airlines program partners with the four transferable points programs for you to earn points and miles.British Aiways Executive ClubThis airline gives you the option to fly to Hawaii. You can use the airline when you book for Alaska's award flights.Booking Award FlightsThis airline makes use of distance-based reward sheet which means that the total count of Avios needed in booking an award flight is determined by your distance of flight. Nonstop flights are, therefore, ideal for you to increase your points. The British Airways offers you with 12 non-stop flying points for booking including Anchorage (ANC), San Diego (SAN) and Seattle (SEA) among others.You can earn British Airways Avios by transferring points from Chase Ultimate Rewards or from the American Express Rewards. Moreover you can use co-branded credit card given by Chase.BonusThe main focus is on the non-stop paths to Hawaii. However, our bonus alternative has both the non-stop paths as well as those with a single connection. You can make use of the Singapore Airline miles or fly points to book a flight on Alaska Airline or the United Airlines.Finding Lie-Flat Business Class SeatsThis is a class that allows you to fly to Hawaii in style. Finding such a flight is hard, however. We offer you a list of the best Airlines that offer this business class. These include the Delta Air Lines Airbus A330 and Boeing 767, United Airlines Boeing 777, 767, and 757, American Airlines Airbus A330, Boeing 777 and 767 and Hawaiian and Airlines Airbus A330.ConclusionRegardless of the fly points you have, it is possible for you to book a Hawaiian award flight. The flight to Hawaii requires few fly points which enables you to tag along a friend or a family member. This information helps you book in less or no time by providing you with detailed information of the booking process.

Quick EDB to PST Recovery with EdbMails
 21 March 2019  

Whatever be the cause, Exchange database corruptions can lead to panic as they house all your organization’s information. This situation can become worse, if the Exchange server Database is not efficiently recovered sooner.There can be many more situations which can make Exchange Database corrupted. Also there can be accidental deletion of mailboxes. In any case, it is worth using EdbMails EDB to PST tool for recovering Exchange Database. It has many  salient features.Efficient Conversion: Performs granular recovery with zero data loss. This means you can choose exactly what you wish to export as opposed to migrating everything as a whole. It performs two level of recovery, standard mode and advanced mode. It performs Standard recovery mode by default. If not able to recovery, the tool allows the user to choose Advanced recovery mode for highly index corrupted EDB file. Recovery of mails, mail attachments, calendars, contacts, drafts, notes, from MS Exchange Server 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016, and 2019 corrupt and unmounted databases. Fully compatible with Exchange server 2019, and MS outlook 2016.Speed : This tool takes less time for conversion, very user friendly and user does not need any expert help of using tool. EDB file Preview: It displays preview of mails from unmounted databases.Public and private EDB: Export public folder and recover PRIV, PRIV1, PUB and PUB1 Exchange EDB/STM databases.No Size,Mailboxes limitation: No limitations are imposed on the size of EDB files that can be recovered using EdbMailsDeleted Mailbox recovery: Recovers deleted Exchange mailboxes and permanently deleted emails from mailbox folder.Mail formats: Supports multiple export options with MS Outlook PST, EML, and MSG.Mailboxes to PST: Recovers mailboxes and saves each  mailbox in individual PST files.No Exchange Server dependency: EdbMails does not require running Exchange services, AD or logs as is the case with some native utilities.Office 365 Migration: Recover Exchange EDB file and migrate all the mailboxes to Office 365.Hosted Exchange Migration: Supports migration to hosted Exchange Server.Offline EDB Migration: Migrates EDB to Live Exchange/Office 365.Attachment Recovery: Recovers all kinds of Multiple Attachments.To test out all the features, you can download the trial version of EDB to PST tool that will export upto 30 items per mailbox/folder.

Exchange EDB to PST Converter
 21 March 2019  
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EdbMails EDB to PST converter is reliable, efficient accurate recovery tool for corrupted Exchange Database. Recover all the data such as mails, calendar items, contacts, tasks, notes etc from the EDB file.In Today's World, Email communication plays a major role. As with most other databases, the Exchange server Database EDB file is also prone to corruption issues that make the information within inaccessible. Even though latest Exchange server editions are very stable, there is no guarantee that, the platform is free from issues. Database can become corrupted because of accidental shutdown, user errors, Hardware issues etc. There is no need to panic under these circumstances. EdbMails EDB to PST converter tool can recover the corrupted database.The tool is designed  with use friendliness in mind and as such can be used effortlessly by even non technical persons for EDB recovery, Here are the key Features of EdbMails EDB to PST converter:Reliable Conversion of EDB to PST:  The tool does granular brick level recovery of EDB file. User can choose desired  size to split recovered EDB into smaller chunks during PST conversion. Convert PUB.edb/PRIV.edb file to PST or migrate it to Office 365/Live Exchange Server. Preview of files: You can freely preview all the EDB contents with the help of EdbMails in just a few clicks.Logging : The detailed logging of export operation is provided to user for understanding.Compatibility: Supports exchange server versions like 2019,2016,2013,2010,2007 and 2003. Compatible with Windows operating systems like Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1 and 10.A free trial version that supports export of upto 30 items per mailbox/folder and lets you test out all the features offered by EdbMails is also available for download from the official site.

Reliable EDB to PST converter
 21 March 2019  
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The main reasons for Exchange database corruption can be improper system shutdown, hard drive failures, sudden Server crash, etc. These circumstances can cause interrupt to business activities.For dealing with Exchange database EDB corruption we need a professional tool. Another possibility is accidentally delete of mailbox,crucial data etc. This is where a reliable EDB recovery tool becomes vital.EdbMails EDB to PST converter is reliable,efficient,accurate recovery tool for corrupted Exchange Database.It can recover all the information from even the most corrupt EDB file and convert it to Outlook PST.The tool is designed to recover all data items like mails,mail attachments,drafts,contacts,calendar,tasks,notes,journals etc of EDB without any data loss. It can export individual mailboxes/folders or entire database. The entire EDB can be examined and source files are not altered during migration. This process is made easier and flexible by allowing the user to specify the desired size to split recovered EDB into smaller chunks. The detail understanding of the export operation is logged and user can view it. Trial version of EdbMails EDB to PST converter is available for downloading,with all features and the export limited to 30 items of each file.Key Benefits of EdbMails EDB to PST converter1. Supports exchange server versions like 2019,2016,2013,2010,2007 and 2003 and most Windows operating systems including Windows 10.2. Maintains the folder structure intact 3. Convert PUB.edb/PRIV.edb file to PST or migrate it to Office 365/Live Exchange Server.4. Repairs Larger size EDB files without data loss.

How to recover the exchange server Database Fast and effortlessly
 21 March 2019  
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Whatever be the cause, Exchange database corruptions can lead to panic as they house all your organization’s information. This situation can become worse, if the Exchange server Database is not efficiently recovered sooner.There can be many more situations which can make Exchange Database corrupted. Also there can be accidental deletion of mailboxes.In any case, it is worth using EdbMails EDB to PST converter tool for recovering Exchange Database. It has many  salient features.Efficient Conversion: Performs granular recovery with zero data loss. This means you can choose exactly what you wish to export as opposed to migrating everything as a whole. It performs two level of recovery, standard mode and advanced mode. It performs Standard recovery mode bydefault. If not able to recovery, the tool allows the user to choose Advanced recovery mode for highly index corrupted EDB file. Recovery of mails, mail attachments, calendars, contacts, drafts, notes, from MS Exchange Server 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016, and 2019 corrupt and unmounted databases. Fully compatible with Exchange server 2019, and MS outlook 2016.Speed : This tool takes less time for conversion, very user friendly and user does not need any expert help of using tool.EDB file Preview: It displays preview of mails from unmounted databases.Public and private EDB: Export public folder and recover PRIV, PRIV1, PUB and PUB1 Exchange EDB/STM databases.No Size,Mailboxes limitation: No limitations are imposed on the size of EDB files that can be recovered using EdbMailsDeleted Mailbox recovery: Recovers deleted Exchange mailboxes and permanently deleted emails from mailbox folder.Mail formats: Supports multiple export options with MS Outlook PST, EML, and MSG.Mailboxes to PST: Recovers mailboxes and saves each  mailbox in individual PST files.No Exchange Server dependency: EdbMails does not require running Exchange services, AD or logs as is the case with some native utilities.Office 365 Migration: Recover Exchange EDB file and migrate all the mailboxes to Office 365.Hosted Exchange Migration: Supports migration to hosted Exchange Server.Offline EDB Migration: Migrates EDB to Live Exchange/Office 365.Attachment Recovery: Recovers all kinds of Multiple Attachments.To test out all the features, you can download the trial version of EDB to PST tool that will export upto 30 items per mailbox/folder.