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Solo journey to adventure & wisdom

Rajesh Sharma Travel as much as you can, as far as you can, as long as you can. Life’s not meant to be lived in one place.’ Thus spoke legendary photojournalist Felix H Man, a widely travelled man. I have … Continue reading

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Defensive driving has its benefits

Col Avnish Sharma (retd) Struck by a spate of military transport accidents in his command, the General Officer Commanding (GOC) convened an address to all officers of the division. ‘Gentlemen, we must adopt defensive driving as our mantra…’ and stressed … Continue reading

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Not so simple as tea or coffee!

JS Raghavan Ever since the Abyssinian goatherd minding his sheep accidentally discovered that coffee seeds, which the lambs nibbled, were reason why they would frisk, gambol, and more importantly, look less sheepish, a drink of coffee has been making most … Continue reading

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Every Eklavya must have a mentor

Sanjeev Trikha Life disseminates its aromatic hues when it gets coupled with any purpose. One of my students, a passionate cricketer, played under me for a couple of years during college time. The zeal, the dedication and the burning desire … Continue reading

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A ‘difficult’ mother we grew to love

Mohanmeet Mann Khosla She gave the go-ahead to crazy ideas like turning flattened tin cans into sleds so we could toboggan down empty hillsides. ‘Just be careful about the trees,’ she would say. If we did careen into a tree, … Continue reading

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Princess tales matter, too

Seerat Kaur Gill Enough of the princesses!’ I admonish my kids, gesticulating with one hand and flicking off the television with the other. I fail to understand why girls eulogise other girls with crowns. As I go about tut-tutting, picking … Continue reading

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Nickname nipped in the bud

Rameshinder Singh Sandhu The amusing culture of having a nickname continues not only in schools or homes, but also in villages, where the scene is more intriguing, considering that almost every family is branded for some whimsical reason or the … Continue reading

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