Monthly Archives: December 2009

Christmas in Cantonment

Christmas is celebrated all over Bangalore City. But there was a time when the celebration of Christmas was mainly in what was and is still called Cantonment area. Even today Christmas is vibrant in Bangalore East area, where there is … Continue reading

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Importance of Santa

It seems each year a growing number of people are downplaying the importance of Santa Claus. I would like to express my concern over this so I have sent this. There has long been some opposition to teaching children to … Continue reading

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The Passion is dying a slow death

Passion can never be eternal. Passion on anything can subside if the subject in question fails to maintain or trigger more interest. It is certainly the case in my life. My passion for Cricket is dying. I was passionate about … Continue reading

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Reforms needed for stability, good governance

In my opinion four reforms – political, judicial, educational and religious – are very necessary to ensure good governance and stability of the country.   Political reforms:  After observing the working of our politicians, I feel very few persons are … Continue reading

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Make judicial system more transparent

The issue of selection of an allegedly corrupt Chief Justice of Karnataka, PD Dinakaran, to the Apex Court still remains a hot subject of public interest. While news of Dinakaran hits the headlines almost every day, the Chief Justice of … Continue reading

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Govinda, Govinda!

Well if you ask me, I would say finding a good politician is just like finding a good thief. Going by that logic, it will never be hard to understand the consequences of making a politician head of administration for … Continue reading

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Sudden and Contagious Memory Loss

Growing up, I used to be told that yawning is often contagious. One person does it somewhere and almost seconds later another does the same. And then another and so on. In my head I always thought of this phenomenon … Continue reading

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With self-discipline, we can effect change

During a recent visit to Gujarat, I asked myself as to what had changed about traffic that everybody raved about the improvement in this State. And during an informal chat with my cab driver, I found there were three basic … Continue reading

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We must act now, for it will be too late

I would just like to pass along my personal view point with regard to our environment and the climate aspects we seem to want to debate until it’s too late to give our own children and their’s a real chance … Continue reading

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10 things you’ve got to love about Bangalore

As every hack writer knows, there’s no easier way to knock up 1,000 words than by writing a nice long list. So here’s my ten reasons to love Bangalore. However, just in case this brings out a nasty case of … Continue reading

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