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Single Woman In A Village

  This is the first time I am living on my own in a remote little place in Maharashtra (actually not as remote as some of the other places my travels have taken me.. but yet). This is my first job after graduating from Tata Institute of Social Sciences this March. All my life I have been travelling. “I have studied in 14 different schools!” is something you will hear me say as part of

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The Love Cartridge: The Assured Bullet – Chapter 3

Day – Wednesday, June 11, 2008 Time – 6:30 PM “Yeh fiza itni madhosh hai Kyunki isme tumhari saanse basi hai Yeh sham itni khoobsurat hai Kyunki isme…………..” “Stop it Harsh, mai mazak ke mood mein hain hun”, Riya screams agitatedly. Harsh quietly rises from his kneeling pose and sits beside Riya on the bench. “Abb jaane bhi do, kuch na kuch raasta nikal aayega” Harsh consoles Riya “Kab raasta niklega. Tumhe to jaise koi

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The Love Cartridge: The Last Bullet – Chapter 1

Day – Friday, June 13, 2008 Time – 9:30 PM Shopkeepers close down the shutters as Harsh drives a black Alto through the narrow cramped lanes of Birsanagar. Not the best lanes for people who love driving. Harsh steers his car in a narrower lane and parks it there. He walks down the narrow lane and climbs up a flight of stairs. As he unlocks his door he senses the presence of another soul. His

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Of Trains and Cruel Mathematical Series

    28 f 54 54 f 56 72 f 36 10 m 33 25 m 48 13 m 24 …. it is not tough for a guy to decode the above series… this happens with all us middle class males so bereft of quality companionship in trains… the series above is a testimony of what I call the great divide of India… If u still havent understood what the above thing is, well, lemme

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Exploring Goa – XIX – Tiracol Fort

Kartik Kannan, continues taking you on his Goa trail, and the next destination in the series as we go further north, is the magnificent fort-hotel by the Arabian Sea- Tiracol Fort. Once you have boarded at the Tiracol Side of the land, you need to find a way to get to Tiracol fort. There are 2 places that the boat can leave you, depending on whether it’s a public boat or a private boat. The

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Technology

Tragedy of Being the Bridge Between Two Worlds

I’ve realized lately that I have officially crossed in to the land of No Man’s Land.. Well, is it a bird? is it a plane? hehe no its MsBA in Technology Management. And this is the tale of two lands.. Technology and Management and the narrow No Man’s Land in between them I have never been a purist. In fact ever since I learnt that Nature loves entropy, I never got around liking the idea

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An Abstract Distraction

  ‘Paid sex’, woh standard hai, jo dosto ko pata chale to kamaal hai, par gharwaalo ko pata chale to bavaal hai. Kuch logo ke liye aspiration hai, kuch ke liye redemption hai, aur kuch ke liye education hai. Kuch mere jaise hai jinke liye yeh over-expensive fornication hai. Maine kabhi try nahin kiya tha. Par kuch dino pehle jab akela apne hotel ke room mein baitha tha, tab realise hua, it’s worth a shot. Making love to a complete stranger seemed adventurous,

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Exploring Goa – XVII – The Photowalk in Kerim Continues

  The ocean seems like an endless canvass over which you can paint your fantasies! If you’d like to see how your food is prepared and engaged in some conversations with the locals, nothing like walking over to the shack’s kitchen, in between a couple of siestas! You may actually end up going there to find out why the beer ordered 20 minutes back has not yet come J. Goa is generally pretty relaxed and chilled,

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India

How Much Forest Does a Man Need

If you flew over Delhi around june 2010, one thing would be kinda clear. That you couldn’t see anything clearly at all from the window. Well, part of it could have been because most of the city was dug up for Commonwealth games, but there was a major part ascribed to plain dust in the air. Maybe it was due to scorching summer and lack of humidity in the air too. But then the question

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Pappu Ko Mili Pappi

Aaj katha divas ke paavan avsar par humne socha ek vyatha bhari katha sunaye. Naam se to pata chal hi gaya hoga ki is paatth ke mukhya kirdaar ka naam Pappu hai. Pappu Chaubey Paandunagar ke sabse raes MLA ke driver ka beta tha. Naam chota tha par chakke lambe maarta tha. Maahi Bhaiyya bulaaye jaane waale iss nagine ko out karne ka nuskha kisi bowler ke paas nahin tha. Chheh saal ki umar mein

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