Parineet Wakhru could still hear the stadium cheers long after the match. The joy of winning was one thing but the sounds of cheers absolutely another thing. Football was in his heart long before he became a prodigy. Winning India a place at the FIFA was not on his agenda but it just happened. The… Read More Cheering on charity
Maria looked at the ceiling for what seemed an eternity. It was the tenth day continuously that sleep evaded her. Life was not what she expected it to be and these days felt more long drawn and unreal. The hopes that she had as a young girl seemed clearly dashed as her internal and external… Read More Hoping off Hope
Tobias skipped over two stones and splashed his feet in the stream of water hopping on a leg before breaking into a complete sprint. A dashing 5-year old, he had all the energy on his life running through his veins. A very happy-go-lucky affable child, he loved being in the great outdoors as they call… Read More Fairy faith
The story of Padmavati, the Queen of Chittor is very popular. Not only because she outwitted the beastly emperor Alauddin Khilji, but also because she committed Sati, an act of self-immolation to protect oneself from imminent brutality from the enemy. While it may seem difficult to end one’s life and it sure takes courage, at… Read More Fort-Itude
“I told you so”, Nina’s Mom told her for the nth time. I knew this would happen, I warned you against it, I know, I know, were the phrases that Nina’s Mom most used. Coming from a parental background where she was always told not to question the parents, to know what is given is… Read More In temperance we trust
Roohan won the elections of the National Party by a huge margin. He was loved, lauded, and had all the innings of a successful politician. A wonderful father, a loving son, and a dutiful husband and he checked almost all boxes of congeniality within in party and his country in general. His wife Afsana was… Read More Just I must.
There were so many things that Aria loved and one of them was talking. As she settled onto her aisle seat, scrambling all the bags together she looked around for her fellow travelers. It was going to be a fourteen-hour ride across the Pacific Ocean, and landing in LA was going to be so much… Read More Dear Prudence.
This is when we would start practising the annual Christmas play, which would be centered on the Birth of Jesus, the gift of the Magi or some such. At home I’d be bullied by my brothers on how unhindered my Christian knowledge was becoming. But the spirit of Christmas today seems to be more than… Read More It’s December!
Comic con is said to have about 50000 visitors in its 2 day extravaganza sponsored by Meta, it had us scramble to post reels, tag meta, indulge in AI and literally run around for wifi as we posted all that digital information, tagging, retagging, including, learning the ropes of the media, for one challenge they… Read More Bangalore Lit Fest ’22
To be a good architect, be a good human being. To be a great architect, be a great human being. – Seah Chee Kien No, Chee Kien is not a Chinese scholar, with a long white beard, or a modern-day Sadhu playing golf or riding a bicycle across a subcontinent. He is a Singaporean Architect,… Read More Architecture of Value
There is something in the air of Goa, apart from the fact that there is lot of water vapour in it considering the beach is rather close, the apparent chill climes are what attract people in droves. In the peak season, Goa is unbelievable, the crowds are massive and unless one is staying in W,… Read More Goa live.
In the last line of the limited series of Spotify, The Playlist, Daniel Ek says, when he thinks of the negotiations, he feels that he should have said that this is the future and if you want to be with us then you have to be with us on our terms. Basically he says that… Read More The playlist