Month: August 2019

Cannot let bygones be bygones

While looking at the videos of Abhinandan being beat up by the Pakistanis when his fighter crash crashed in enemy territory, I wish he had read the first chapter of the recently released book 1971: A War Story. Might have helped him in hiding his identity Quoting verbatim from Wikipedia on Geneva Convention ‘The singular …

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Remembering Cairo

Looking at the chaotic scenes on television on the streets of Cairo, I couldn’t help but reminisce about the days I spent in the city when my father was posted there as a diplomat of the Indian Embassy. My memories of the city are happy and sweet, of a city which welcomed foreigners and opened …

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Marriage – A mathematical formula!

Once again, they had to spend thousands of dollars to research and come to a conclusion that marriage, which is the most challenging institution requiring love, commitment, effort, and compromise can only be successful if the partners are at least five years apart. Well, I would say…… could have looked to India, especially ancient India …

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