Tag Archives: Life

Empowerment of Women

My school organises a cross-country race every year.  The students run about 8 km.  As a teacher, my duty invariably is in the village through which a part of the route runs.    Here is a photo I took while … Continue reading

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Outliers: The Story of Success

Outliers: The Story of Success Author: Malcolm Gladwell Publisher: Allen Lane Pages: 309       Price in India: Rs 399 The other day I asked a group of young students (of class 12) what they thought were the ingredients of success in … Continue reading

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Vanishing Smiles

  This post is dedicated to Dawn and Dew whose question (in her last comment to my last post) why I am not writing these days made me write this.   The Cheshire cat in Alice in Wonderland is one … Continue reading

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Who is Afraid of Criticism?

  Dictionary.com defines criticism in the following terms: noun 1. the act of passing judgment as to the merits of anything. 2. the act of passing severe judgment; censure; faultfinding. 3. the act or art of analyzing and evaluating or … Continue reading

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The Ache in the Heart

  [An allegorical fairy tale] Rohan did not know when he had started climbing the mountain.  He had not even known that such a mountain existed on the way to his school.  While returning home after school he suddenly noticed … Continue reading

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