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Bruce Lee and his letters…

Any mention of Bruce Lee brings to mind a thin, reed-like but chiseled physique, a cat-like cry and a kick faster than the eye can see. Bruce Lee was so famous, that his name became synonymous with martial arts – do you think you are Bruce Lee? was an often heard expression. To reach a …

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Of quizzes and sandstorms…

There are some days that pass without much consequence, but still end up being spent well… It started with us receiving the news that a guest who was to fly in, was unable to make it since the PCR test was not taken in the stipulated window. A few hours difference in the test results, …

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Of kanyas and daans…

Ok, the Alia ad has set a lot of tongues wagging. One side applauds, denouncing “regressive” practices and questioning why women are demeaned and equated to “dhan”. Why should a girl be given away, why not the boy as well? Another side questions the intent of the advertisement. Who are they to interfere with age-old …

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Of Fintech and money management

Money is simple – it is a promise. Made by the Central Bank of the country, to honor it when presented, and to assign a pre-determined value to it. A piece of paper, made important because of this promise. Handling money however, is a different ballgame altogether. We spend our lives trying to earn it, …

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Of loans and favors…

What does a relationship of fifteen years mean to you? Trust, loyalty and respect? If you are a bank, apparently none of the above. In fact, it may not mean anything much at all. If you have been following by blog, you would know that I was in the market for a new car, and …

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श्री गणेश चतुर्थी – Ganesh Chaturthi

Ganesh Chaturthi, also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi (Vināyaka Chaturthī) or Vinayaka Chavithi (Vināyaka Chavithī) is a Hindu festival celebrating the birth of Ganesha. It falls in the months of August or September of the Gregorian calendar. The festival is marked with the installation of Ganesha clay idols privately in homes, or publicly on elaborate pandals …

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Of speech and perspectives

So my son has started to say da-da da-da. Although I would love to believe that he actually prefers me to everyone else, that sadly is not the truth. Research has shown that children have larger tongues in proportion to their mouths (to aid in breast-feeding), and so have limited motor capabilities, limiting the sounds …

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