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Month: June 2020

A Trip To The Sea

By blogfriends / June 28, 2020

I have not been able to put any picture blogs ever since Sulekha has become Rivr Sulekha. It’s not that my thoughts have stopped flowing but Rivr Sulekha doesn’t take the loads of pictures that I put in my blogs. My requests to TS have not resulted in any change. One day, a while ago…

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Rhapsody In Blue

By Navneet Bakshi / June 28, 2020

Recently I went to the sea for Sea Trial of another vessel. Here are some pictures for you. I have been rather busy since last two months. With short days and less time at hand, I haven’t been able to devote much time to writing. This project is now coming to an end and I…

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Not Many More Miles To Go

By ishanbakshi / June 25, 2020

Miles to Go- or so it seemed to me when I started working on the idea of bringing my own website back to life. Maybe some of you remember that this idea of having my own website had occurred to me when I in 2015 when I was in China. At that time because my…

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My Favourite Songs

By Navneet Bakshi / June 24, 2020

When I was in Merchant Navy, I used to be away from home for long periods. I had started my career with The Shipping Corporation of India. It being an Indian Company the Signing On and Off was done when the ships visited the Indian Ports. Since the Company primarily dealt with the Imports and…

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Bringing Porbartan- Copy_Pasted from Sulekha

By Navneet Bakshi / June 24, 2020

Bringing Porbartan Porbartan is a Bengali word. The equivalent hindi word is “Parivartan” which means change. “Porbartan” was the slogan Mamta Banerjee raised for usurping power from the Marxists who held it for twenty-five years in West Bengal, the Indian state which has always been a hotbed of politics. This is the main reason of…

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Bringing Porbartan- Saved Word File

By Navneet Bakshi / June 24, 2020

Bringing Porbartan- navneet / 1 month ago / 15 Edit Blog Bringing Porbartan Porbartan is a Bengali word. The equivalent hindi word is “Parivartan” which means change. “Porbartan” was the slogan Mamta Banerjee raised for usurping power from the Marxists who held it for twenty-five years in West Bengal, the Indian state which has always…

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MEMORIES OF SHIMLA- USING CART ROAD

By Navneet Bakshi / June 24, 2020

The long stretches of our walk on the road without interruptions, gave our imagination time to soar high as our harangues, spiels, gossips and hyperbole could go on and on without being disrupted by beautiful distractions like those of a bevy of girls walking back home and coyly looking at us blushing boys and then…

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Remebering Shimla

STORIES FROM SHIMLA OF MY CHILDHOOD-GHOSTS EVERYWHERE

By Navneet Bakshi / June 17, 2020

STORIES FROM SHIMLA OF MY CHILDHOOD GHOSTS EVERYWHERE My mother taught me Hanuman Chaleesa or did she, I don’t remember but I remembered it all by heart. I had too, for Hanuman jee is supposed to protect one from ghosts. It is clearly stated there in Hanuman Chaleesa “ Bhoot, pishach nikat nahin aanvein, Mahavir…

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Twenty Years of Transformation of Xichong……..Part 1

By Navneet Bakshi / June 17, 2020

This blog was written in 2015~16 when I was in China. It is based on the inputs from my Chinese fans. At that time too, I was working on getting one website constructed. I wanted that as a bi-lingual (English/Chinese) but it didn’t work out. This blog is about the Chinese city of Xichong. It…

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MARCHING AHEAD…ON LONELY ROADS

By Navneet Bakshi / June 15, 2020

MARCHING AHEAD…ON LONELY ROADS From My Childhood Stories In Shimla Choosing Cart-Road over others In the evening after the school, we could either take a cold, dark, desolate and scary Cart Road or bright, sunny and populous Ridge/Mall Road. You might think, why should one choose a circuitous, lonely road over a bright and sunny…

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