Category Archives: General

Shattered Dreams

Ramayana is probably the first story I heard as a kid, at my grandma’s knee. It has a special place in my life. Rama, the maryada purushottam, has been a role model, not only for me, but for most Indians. … Continue reading

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चला, देश सुधारुया 

मागच्या लेखात आपण पाहिले की ब्लॉग्समुळे प्रसार माध्यमांचे लोकशाहीकरण झाले. आता लेखक, बातमीदार आणि प्रकाशक होणे हे कोणाही सामान्य माणसाच्या आवाक्यात आले आहे. आपण हेही पाहिले की ही शक्ती लोक आपल्या कळकळीच्या कोणत्याही कार्याकरता वापरू शकतात. किंबहुना अनेक लोकांची ब्लॉग … Continue reading

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ब्लॉग म्हणजे काय रे भाऊ?

Maharashtra Times, one of the leading daily newspaper in Marathi has asked me to write a column about the blogs. Blogs Up is the name of the column and it will appear every alternate week. I will be reviewing various … Continue reading

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Trek to Sarasgad – Part II

As described in the earlier post, Trek to Sarasgad, I stopped at the solitary tree and did not go to the top. So obviously, my description and photos do not cover the part beyond there. Vikrant took it upon himself … Continue reading

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R.I.P. The Resurgent Indian Patriots

The headlines of the January 23rd Times of India were unbelievable. Gadkari decides to opt out, Rajnath set to be new BJP prez Chautala, son get 10 years in jail. They were in fact so unbelievable that Sanjay Mehta, a … Continue reading

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तमसो मां ज्योतिर्गमय – गुरुत्वाकर्षणच्या मदतीने!

आजसुद्धा जगातले जवळ जवळ १५० कोटी लोक वीज पुरवठ्या पासून वंचित आहेत. आपल्या प्रकाशाच्या गरजेकरता ह्यांच्यापैकी बहुतेक सर्वजण केरोसीन च्या ढणढणत्या चिमण्यांचा वापर करतात. वर्ल्ड बँकेच्या अंदाजानुसार, ह्या धुरामुळे सुमारे ७८ कोटी बायकामुलांच्या आरोग्यावर, रोज दोन पाकिटे सिगारेट ओढण्या इतका … Continue reading

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Goodbye 2012, Welcome 2013

As we say Goodbye to 2012, it is time to do Simhavalokan. As the lion walks some distance in the jungle, it looks back to examine the path it chose and how it covered that distance. This retrospective glance of … Continue reading

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