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Monthly Archives: October, 2012

” You can it me anything you wish; only I hope it is complimentary! – Elizabeth Kurian, Poet

Elizabeth (Mona) was born and brought up in Hyderabad, India. She had her education in Rosary Convent School and later in Nizam College. She...

Oh! Indian Society, the time is up!

“I was not rescued by a prince; I was the administrator of my own rescue."- Elizabeth Gilbert Can anywhere else on the surface of the...

Mo Yan wins Nobel Prize in literature 2012

Chinese author Mo Yan, becomes the first Chinese citizen ever to win the Nobel prize in literature.  He was chosen as the 2012 recipient for...

Peanuts – Sambhu Sankar, Kerala

Peels of peanuts lay scattered on his wooden table. The sun trickled in through the open window and little black ants scurried away with...

Vertigo – Eva Khashnobish, New Delhi

The get-together was scheduled for four o’clock in the afternoon. There were three invitees and two hosts. The meeting place was a senior citizen’s...

Nametag – Sanchit Gupta, Maharashtra

He held it in his hands, not knowing what to do. The digits colored red and blue, two way slide, LED flash double and...

Changing Canvas – J. T. Jayasingh

God is the master artist and sky is His canvass. One silent night we can gaze the blinking Milky Way against the dark blue...

The Lucky Pencil – Trilok Rangan, Karnataka

Birthday celebrations in my home are minimal and predictable. The day would not differ much from the rest of the days in the year...
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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...