Paralysed life of locals in Kashmir

State of Jammu and Kashmir has been in dispute since India’s independence. We can say, 70 years of Independence and for this state, 70 years of struggle. Meeting and having conversations with the locals of the areas where disputes are part and parcel of daily life was softening and heart-breaking. …

Journey of Indian Flag

Before moving on to the history of Indian flag, let me answer, Why Do Countries Need a Flag? Each country needs a flag as a visual representation of its people—and to distinguish it from other nations. A flag is also a code of honor. When anyone sees an Indian flag, …

Thousand Splendid Suns

Finished reading Thousand splendid suns. The story spans roughly over 3 decades. It’s story of hope, humanity, compassion, empathy and spirit of humans. The 2 main characters are Mariam and Laila. 2 women, generations apart, whose life cross as they become wives of same man under different circumstances but not …

Walk by the Bay

An amaranthine city leaving its mark amatively. City of dreams now may sound old, yet it’s a city that never sleeps. I like to call “Bombay” more than “Mumbai. The charm of South Bombay is mesmerizing. You may love the new developments in Mumbai, yet, there’s love for old buildings …

Gulaab gang and management

Movies and Cricket are most common form of entertainment in India. Why not learn something from there? I saw movie Gulaab Gang this Sunday(first time), though i missed initial 45 mins of the movie. Movie had very interesting lessons from the management perspective: 1. “NO” is not no but “Next …

Lessons from Percy Jackson

          I just finished reading Percy Jackson & Heroes of Olympus series and it still not out of my head. Rick Rordian is an absolute genius to have imagined and penned this entire series. And the idea of having Greek & Roman mythologies seems quite challenging …

Making… Friendship

I read somewhere. Its easy to make friends. It needs a bit of “MEHNAT” to maintain that friendship. I read somewhere, you may have or may not have friends in life….  but “ZINDAGI MEIN JAAN PHOOKHTI HAI DOSTI”. I heard somewhere, “Har ek friend kamina hota hai” but “Har ek …