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Monthly Archives: January, 2011

Ring out the Old and Ring in the New

There are different philosophical perspectives regarding life and time. Modern management Gurus teach that one has to fully live in the present simply...

“My image of India was mostly shaped (or misshaped) by white colonial writers” British writer, Jim Crace

By the strength of his more than a dozen books, all critically acclaimed and popularly successful, Jim Crace (65) is one of the highly...

Untouchable – Deepak Chaswal, Haryana

Don’t touch him, don’t touch him Don’t breathe the air, he is breathing Stay away from his shadow You may fall sick, Said an old man While coughing on...

Near the Plantain Leaves – P A Noushad

My house is at Nadapuram village in Kerala. The house made up of woods and stones which gives cool air inside is entirely different...

Average – The New Brand – Akarsha Ramesh Kamala

A long hiatus, it has been. It has been a while since I experienced life and quite a while since I have put...

Reviewing Sandor Marai’s Casanova in Bolzano by Jacab Abraham

Literary Masterpieces have always their own secret stories to tell, when Sandor Marai’s Embers and Casanova in Bolzano came to the world in English...

That night – Bharat B. Trivedi

Bewitched I was– when you looked at me lovingly and your enchanting eyes glowed like earthen lamps to cast a spell on me, that night! Passion of your proximity set my...

She – Vivek S

She was a sweet angel She was innocent, childish and stubborn She had a lovely face with a cute smile She had wide grey eyes in which...
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Fruit Punch

I should have asked her months ago. But I have been preoccupied with my family’s concerns. How will you protect your wife in that unknown place? What will you do if someone harms her? You have no experience in travel. You don’t even know Hindi. How will you get things done? Why can’t you go someplace nearby, like Munnar? But I had promised Agneta, and I couldn’t break it.

Our Men are Learning

“Cut them some slack,our men are still learning.”“Don't be so harsh,our men are still learning.”Did you know thatthe learning...

The Scavenger’s Song

An endless highway. A lone man, Ikbir Kaur, hesitantly walks along the dusty pavement aided by a mystical tinge of...

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Reviewing ‘Obsession and Wild Pigeon’ by Ismat Chughtai

My interest in Ismat Chughtai developed when I first...