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Growing up for us was tough- Remembering Childhood

By Navneet Bakshi | September 12, 2020 | 7 Comments

Growing up for us was tough- Part 1   Was it really tough? I can’t contradict myself at the beginning of an article. Even the most seasoned politicians can’t do it, but I am not a politician anyway. Am I a confused writer or a little bit of alcohol has befuddled me? Without being judgmental…

‘Good Girls go to heaven and bad ones can go anywhere’ – Teenage बुदम’s (Moron) dilemma.

By Vipin Kaushik | January 30, 2021 | 1 Comment

Preface: Character बुदम is about me (not fiction). Let me start with why I felt that I was बुदम. While growing up in Chamba, I used to get all kind of punishments in the school like बिच्छू बूटी treatment, मुर्गा आसन, बेंत treatment, standing hands up, etc., etc., When this did not work teachers started…

By Govind Panta | September 26, 2020 | 1 Comment

Old age is a beautiful time of life. It is as pleasant as the evening is. Imagine strolling at the beach with a sun setting a yonder across the expanse of the ocean in the backdrop and a cool breeze sweeping ruffling your hair. A light music playing at a distance and a smell of…

Interfering with Nature

By blogfriends | April 29, 2020 | 7 Comments

Interfering with Nature. Speculations are rife and many theories are being propounded about the origin of Corona virus, but yet none is confirmed. It will go on and on until what caused the infection in the patient Zero is established and after that a new set of claimants vying for a share for glory will…

वड़वानल – 64

By Charumati Ramdas | September 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

लेखक: राजगुरू द. आगरकर अनुवाद: आ. चारुमति रामदास     नौसैनिकों द्वारा दिल्ली भेजे गए सन्देश के बारे में गॉडफ्रे को पता चला तो वह ज़्यादा ही बेचैन हो गया,   तीन अधिकारियों को छुड़ाने की ज़िम्मेदारी के साथ–साथ मुम्बई की सुरक्षा की ज़िम्मेदारी भी उस पर आ पड़ी थी। नौसैनिकों को स्वेच्छा से खाना पहुँचाने…

देसी दारू का तालाब

By Charumati Ramdas | October 22, 2020 | 4 Comments

    देसी दारू का तालाब लेखक: मिखाइल बुल्गाकव अनु.: ए.चारुमति रामदास ईस्टर संडे की रात को दस बजे हमारा नासपीटा कॉरीडोर ख़ामोश हो गया. इस सुकूनभरी ख़ामोशी में मेरे मन में एक विकट ख़याल कौंध गया कि मेरी ख़्वाहिश पूरी हो गई है और बुढ़िया पाव्लव्ना, जो सिगरेट बेचा करती थी, मर गई है.…

Our 1994 Trip to Thailand

By Suresh Rao | November 24, 2020 | 4 Comments

During my active working years at AT&T in USA I have made trips to Japan, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia to attend tech-seminars, to present a tech-paper, or two, at technology conferences and to attend to customer support. One of the memorable trips that my wife and I made during those years was to Bangkok Thailand in…

Jai Sriram

By Suresh Rao | September 12, 2020 | 2 Comments

Sri Ramji ballets are becoming popular in Bollywood. Watch one of them here.  https://www.facebook.com/zeemusiccompany/videos/373035020239109

Survival of the Wisest

By Suresh Rao | August 10, 2020 | 2 Comments

Survival of the Wisest (A true story from yesteryears) A tribute to (late) Jonas Edward Salk MD. We need a Virologist & dedicated Scientist like him today. Hope a vaccine for Covid-19 will be invented soon. Some of you have heard of the phrase “survival of the fittest.” Those who are somewhat familiar with Darwin’s…

वड़वानल – 42

By Charumati Ramdas | August 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

लेखक: राजगुरू द. आगरकर अनुवाद : आ. चारुमति रामदास     ‘‘दोस्तो! यदि हमारी एकता अटूट होगी तभी हम शक्तिशाली अंग्रेज़ों के विरुद्ध खड़े  रह  पाएँगे  और  उन  पर विजय  प्राप्त  कर  सकेंगे ।’’  कम्युनिकेशन  बैरेक  के बाहर ‘तलवार’ के सारे के सारे सैनिक जमा हो गए थे । खान उन्हें व्यूह रचना समझा रहा…

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

By Navneet Bakshi - May 3, 2020 - 0
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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 year’s Spring Festival vacation. A…

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Growing Hatred Against China

By Navneet Bakshi - May 3, 2020 - 0
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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 virus in Wuhan. Mr. Trump…

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Combating The Bee Attack….Part 1

By ishanbakshi - May 2, 2020 - 2
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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 from the chilly breeze that…

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Shaping The Ideas

By ishanbakshi - May 2, 2020 - 1
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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 and new boards, panels and…

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Attempting To Change The Perception

By ishanbakshi - May 2, 2020 - 0
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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 grave concerns about re-election of…

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Interfering with Nature

By blogfriends - April 29, 2020 - 7
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Interfering with Nature. Speculations are rife and many theories are being propounded about the origin of Corona virus, but yet none is confirmed. It will go on and on until what caused the infection in the patient Zero is established and after that a new set of claimants vying for a share for glory will surface. There are people already…

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Akshyay Tritiya A Sequel By Katokatha

By raman - April 28, 2020 - 2
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Akshyay Tritiya – A Sequel By Sreechandra Banerjee When I wrote on Akshyay Tritiya last Sunday, in a hurry I couldn’t include many things, so thought of writing a sequel. Besides, I received a video on the Chaitri Hindola Puja of Akshyay Tritiya held this year (on 26th April, 2020) at Mahalaxmi Temple, Kolhapur. So, I had to post this…

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