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Sleepy city to symbol of future

RK Saboo As a student, I always considered history to be a dry subject and shunned it immediately after matriculation. Why must we have to dwell on the past? As I grew up, I realised yesterday is today’s teacher and … Continue reading

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More than just a blue dot

Hena Kumar Sukhna Travelling from Ludhiana to Chandigarh, I was amazed to see how my entire world had started revolving around a blue dot. For that moment, Google maps had my utmost gratitude. From early childhood, we make sense of … Continue reading

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Another temple is born, in a park

Rajiv Sharma It all began with a small structure raised by a devotee in one corner of a public park. The brick-work of the square pedestal was given a final touch with sparkling-white tiles. An idol of the revered Goddess … Continue reading

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Hockey stick lost to a mob

NJ Ravi Chander The Madhavraya Mudaliar Road, Fraser Town, Bengaluru, is famous for its eateries and food stalls that sprout up during the holy month of Ramadan. Skirting the Bengaluru East Station and the Fraser Town Police Station, this street … Continue reading

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Gift of values, not valuables

Mahesh Grover A young lad, upon being gifted a brand-new BMW car recently, took exception to this affectionate gesture of his parents, since nothing less than a Jaguar measured up to his expectations. In utter contempt for his parents, and … Continue reading

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When the grace of rain is a curse

IP Anand Says an Urdu poet, ‘Yeh na socha ke lahu barsa hai ke barsa pani/ Log bachon ki tarha khush hein ki barsaat hui’ (Without giving a thought whether it showered blood or water, people are delighted like kids … Continue reading

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Getting through old age, a day at a time

IM Soni I am 84 years old, and want to share a secret: you simply grow old in calendar years. In fact, as you age you grow up! Fellows my age ought to look into their hearts. Apart from growing … Continue reading

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