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Month: February 2021

उंगली से शीशे पर लिखती हूँ नाम तुम्हारा

By Navneet Bakshi / February 28, 2021

  उंगली से शीशे पर लिखती हूँ नाम तुम्हारा और घबरा कर मिटा देती हूँ तुम क्या जानो मैं अपने दिल को तसल्ली किस किस तरह देती हूँ   एक तुम हो कि मेरा ख्याल भुलाए बैठे हो आँखों से दूर हो गए हो मगर दिल में समाये बैठे हो   चाहती हूँ मेरी गोदी…

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Mystery of The Missing Mom

By Charumati Ramdas / February 24, 2021

A.Charumati Ramdas The child was not crying, but there was bewilderment on his face. A smart elderly lady was taking care of him. Another boy, with exactly similar features, but with a sober and serious expression on his face was seated on the chair next to him. A middle aged person, again with the same…

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सिर्योझा – 13

By Charumati Ramdas / February 23, 2021

लेखिका: वेरा पनोवा अनुवाद: आ. चारुमति रामदास अध्याय 13   समझ से परे   आख़िर सिर्योझा को बिस्तर से उठने की इजाज़त मिल गई, और फिर घूमने फिरने की भी. मगर घर से दूर जाने की और पड़ोसियों के घर जाने की इजाज़त नहीं थी : डरते हैं कि कहीं फिर उसके साथ कुछ और…

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Colours of spring

By Sabita Paintal / February 23, 2021
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THE MYSTERY OF THE MISSING VESSEL :)

By Ushasurya / February 20, 2021

It had vanished! I am talking about a vessel that I had left on the stove.  I had gone to the backyard – garden – to pluck fresh coriander leaves. As I walked back  into the kitchen after washing my feet, I was shocked as that divine flavour of the rasam was missing. I remembered…

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*******A Picnic At Kregnaino********

By Navneet Bakshi / February 20, 2021

*******A picnic at Kregnaino******** When I was in school, picnics were a part of routine activity. I am not sure if the present-day children know the meaning of this word, but to us, it used to bring an immense thrill. It was customary for the school administrations to take the children to picnics at least…

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Shaving Sessions

By Hemant Chopra / February 20, 2021

One of the most enduring memories of my child hood were scraping, probing, groaning and blood letting sessions that grandpa undertook which could loosely be describes as having a shave. The whole tedium started with gathering all the implements of ordeal and stacking them on a table outside in sun. A convex mirror was of…

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सिर्योझा – 12

By Charumati Ramdas / February 17, 2021

लेखिका: वेरा पनोवा अनुवाद: आ. चारुमति रामदास वास्का के मामा से पहचान होने के परिणाम   कालीनिन और दाल्न्याया रास्तों के बीच ख़ुफ़िया संबंध बन रहे हैं. चर्चाएँ हो रही हैं. शूरिक यहाँ-वहाँ जाता है, भागदौड़ करता है और सिर्योझा को ख़बर देता है. ख़यालों में डूबा, अपने साँवले, माँसल पैरों से वह उतावलेपन से…

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Covid19 vaccination scorecard – 1

By Prasad Ganti / February 16, 2021

Now that vaccination for Covid 19 has started across countries in the world, I am watching the scorecard to see the progress. The run rate is not great at the moment, but then the innings has just started. The run rate differs amongst countries and also the controversies arising thereof. Regardless, I am expecting things…

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*******ARRANGING FOR MILK FOR GOGA***********

By Navneet Bakshi / February 12, 2021

*******ARRANGING FOR MILK FOR GOGA*********** Goga was crazy about milk and milk products. Though he was crazy about everything but his craze for milk surpassed all his crazes. All his talk centered around having dhoodh, dahi, lassi, burfee. Once he said “ Yar sadi mummy majh kyon nayeen ban jandi (Pal, Why doesn’t our mother…

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