Thank you for your time. All of us at some point have either heard or made this statement. We usually say it without thinking much about it. It is a part of polite conversation. Physics refers to time as the fourth dimension. Every human has his share of the Cosmos…

The number you are trying to reach is out of coverage area. I am sure all of us hear this voice message at least once every day. We hardly give it a second thought since this message may mean network congestion, signal failure, or some other technicality. We try the…

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This morning as I went out for a walk I saw her after many years, the last time I met her was in Ravensburg, South Germany. She is a bit shy and doesn’t like the outdoors but she loves the rain. One can spot her oozing out of her shell…

India, that is Bharat

Circa 10,000 B.C., humans made the major transition from being Hunter-Gatherer to a Settler. Farming was discovered or invented (depends on your understanding of the term) as a means to a regular and consistent supply of food. Agriculture developed in the river basins of the Tigris…

This morning as I was listening to some melodious songs on Saregama Carvaan on YouTube, an interesting thought caressed me which is the genesis of this article. By the way, Carvaan has an excellent collection of beautifully curated songs. Each album dedicated to a solo artist or a heavenly combination…

The global lockdown of 2020 inflicted upon us by COVID-19 has impacted the lives of every global citizen. The pain and miseries emanating from this lockdown are numerous. But today, I write about a rather positive side-effect of this lockdown.

Lockdowns across the world have been of varying intensity and…

Today if I say that I am free to write, it is ironic that it’s the 45th anniversary of the internal emergency imposed on Indians in 1975. This was the only instance when freedom of speech was curtailed for 19 months. …

My decision to write a diary is not a maiden attempt. I tried my hand at this a couple of times earlier as well, the first time was in school. These escapades lasted only for a few days, not sure how long this experiment will last. My wife Swati is…

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