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The Uncanny Tale of Two Pipe Organs..!
Yesterday as I sat at the Tata Theatre and heard enchanting music from the pipe organ played by young Avinash
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A Police Encounter..!
Since police encounter deaths are making news again, I decided to visit a police station for an informal chat, “Whenever
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Mountain Top Experiences..!
What exactly do you think is a mountain top experience? Yes, it’s the exhilarating feeling of standing on the peak
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Sharing From Our Little..!
Every morning, I sit in my garden and read my newspapers! It’s about the happiest time of my day as
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Nehru and Napoleon: Men of Stuff..!
As I look at today’s world leaders I wonder where men and women with stuff in them have disappeared; statesmen,
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Worship, Rape and God..!
As I look at those who raise their hands in worship in a church, temple or masjid, I realize for
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Look! Can You See A Child Inside?
People donate for the blind, give generously towards old age homes and orphanages, but it is difficult having them part
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Trifles Make Perfection..!
Many years ago, as a young man, I sat on the board of an organization which was planning a huge
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Handling Grief through Happiness..!
It was a midnight call that woke me five years ago. A call from my wife who was on holiday
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Book of Strategies and Surgical Strikes..!
“Any more strategies? Your midnight one wasn’t very effective, nor the secretive early morning swearing in!” “I don’t know, but
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Are You Being Battered?
Not just by someone, but by life itself? Being battered by life is part of living life! No ship is
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A Porter Story..!
Normally at a funeral I come prepared to see emotionally drained relatives, unconcerned bystanders and a dead body that looks
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