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Month: May 2020

From My Audio & Video Collections….

By Navneet Bakshi / May 16, 2020

I have lived a great part of my life away from home. But that is not unusual. So many  people are doing the jobs where their call of duty demands them to be away from home occasionally for short or long periods. Defense personnel in particular spend a lot of time away from their families,…

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Those Bakery Products- Aha!

By Navneet Bakshi / May 16, 2020

Those Bakery Products- Aha! A great discussion is already going on since yesterday on Bakery Products that were available in 1960s when we were little children, but since freshness was the key to those products, I thought of writing a fresh piece while taking a stroll down the memory lanes. I have never had such…

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Remembering Winters Of Shimla

By Navneet Bakshi / May 5, 2020

Some days ago it snowed here. I noticed some tiny flakes floating in the air in the morning outside our window. Later they became big and frequent. My mind travelled half a century back in time. Little me standing next to my mother looking in wonderment outside the window on to a vast stretch of…

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Website Defects/Suggestions

By Navneet Bakshi / May 3, 2020

17-07-2020 1. Can we add a Button or a Prompt at the right side of the Comment Window against the Message- “You must be Logged in for Posting A Comment” 2. Can we make a provision of sending a mail from Admin for asking people to Post the Blogs or Appreciating them for getting good…

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Sita Nabami Today by Katokatha

By Navneet Bakshi / May 3, 2020

Sita Nabami Today By Sreechandra Banerjee Today is the Nabami or ninth “tithi’ or lunar day in the waxing lunar phase or “Shuklo-paksho” of the month of Baisakh. It is believed that Goddess Sita was born on this day. It may be noted that Rama was also born on “Nabami” ‘tithi in the month of…

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A Taste Of Chinese Hospitality………….Part 13

By Navneet Bakshi / May 3, 2020

I started this blog series more than six months ago and Sulekha’s date stamp tells me that the last Part A Taste Of Chinese Hospitality………….Part 12   was posted 4 months ago. My readers may have forgotten that it was about my trip to Xiamen to meet my friend. I made that trip during last…

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Growing Hatred Against China

By Navneet Bakshi / May 3, 2020

Some days ago, there was a video clip circulating on Whatsapp, where a Chinese couple was seen being abused by an elderly man in a Mall in Australia. The staff had to intervene to stop the situation from getting worse. There are many hate messages in circulation against China ever since the outbreak of the…

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Combating The Bee Attack….Part 1

By ishanbakshi / May 2, 2020

I stacked up all those cut pieces which were discarded by the carpenters from the boards they ordered for their work, in a corner on the first floor terrace. This part of the terrace gets a very good sunshine till well past noon and because of the walls on the two sides, it shelters one…

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Shaping The Ideas

By ishanbakshi / May 2, 2020

After coming back from China, I had to get a lot of woodwork done in my house as during our stay away from home for nearly three years, the termites had had a field day. Besides, what was removed, the way these carpenters work in India, I am left with huge pile of good, reusable…

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Attempting To Change The Perception

By ishanbakshi / May 2, 2020

This Blog started as a comment on the blog “So what will another five years of Modi be like ?” by Pathmanathan, who admitted that he has never been to India and therefore his views were based on media reports. Thank God, his views are not based on Indian media’s reports or he would be expressing…

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