Monthly Archives: September 2009

Driving his life to meet ends

This man drives a TAXI for his living! So what’s wrong with it? And why are you making a big issue out of it, you may ask. This man is no ordinary man. He is a PHD holder from Stanford … Continue reading

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Friends – Casualties of a changing lifestyle

I used to have many friends while in school, college and during my university days. I had made a long list of names with their contact details and kept in touch with most of them. Once when I was going … Continue reading

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Festivities in the good old days…

It was an eager wait for every festival which was marked with a cross in the calendar. Every festivity was celebrated with the same spirit and enthusiasm. In those days people knew of the religious tales that were attached to … Continue reading

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Wit versus Party discipline

It’s shocking the way Shashi Tharoor’s  “cattle class” comment, made such halla-bullah among the people and the political leaders. Actually it was only when a tweeter (The person who asked the question at first is also related to media and … Continue reading

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Austerity or just a display?

In the just concluded Karnataka legislature session, Leader of the Opposition and Congress MLC V S Ugrappa extolled the importance of adopting austerity measures. He said ministers and legislators should display austerity. He also said the ministers should stop showing … Continue reading

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It’s all about Punjab!

Acceptedly women there are beautiful, the green and yellow ‘sarson’ fields look striking in the cameras. Yes, Punjab looks beautiful on screen. The Punjabis are amazingly happy people, exuding an aura of contentment. Their language is hearty and food scrumptiously … Continue reading

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Have I become a ”Screenager”?

Like everyone else, I grew up passing a stage where I was addressed a “teenager”. As a kid and as a teen growing up, I played outdoor games outdoors; played chess on a chess board and indoor games indoors. I … Continue reading

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From unsung heroes to unstrung heroes

When Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathy got together on a tennis court, they became the instant hit in the world of tennis and more so in the cricket crazed nation of India. They gave more joy to tennis followers than … Continue reading

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Even God has gone green!

In the times when everybody is talking about grass, leaves and vegetables, the Ganesha festival too went green in Goa this year. What coaxed the Goan government to take such measures? The green activists there ensured that floral offerings made … Continue reading

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It was never a Vendetta for Penetta against Sania

Readers Blog: In Tennis, there are only three ways to end a point – with a winner, forced error or unforced error. Today, we need to concentrate on Unforced Error. An Unforced Error is when the player has time to … Continue reading

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