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NaMo’s new Nordic Diplomatic paradigm

Wednesday, April 18, 2018


TweetAfter three decades, Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Sweden from April 16-17 on a bilateral and multilateral visit for the first Indo-Nordic Summit in Stockholm at the invitation of PM Stefan Lofven. Leaders from Denmark, Finland, Iceland and Norway along with their Swedish and Indian Host had a wide-ranging interaction with PM Modi for an […]


Salman Khan’s wild side; why icons need to behave themselves

Friday, April 06, 2018


TweetYet another controversial episode of Salman Khan takes over the country. From the hit and run trials that gripped us for days and eventually saw him being cleared off, to Rajasthan’s black bucks now. Bollywood’s most notorious poster boy does it yet again! The hysteria that has been created, with fans and other fellow celebrities […]


Societies with more than Rs. 7,500 maintenance may claim GST exemption

Tuesday, April 03, 2018


TweetService tax was imposed on group housing societies in 2012; societies which collected less than Rs 5,000 from a member were not taxed but those who charged more than that were taxed on whole amount. GST imposed similar levy but raised the floor level to Rs 7,500 on 25.1.18. A public debate has begun if […]


Taming the Djinn of Corruption

Thursday, March 29, 2018


TweetA spectacular win in 3 North-Eastern states especially Tripura, a stunning loss of 2 seats in UP Lok Sabha by-elections, TDP’s shocking exit from NDA, perplexing ‘No confidence’ motion in Lok Sabha and well-scripted win to snatch an extra seat in Rajya Sabha from UP. Things can’t be more topsy-turvy for Modi Govt which would […]


Establish direct link between vegetable growers and consumers

Wednesday, March 21, 2018


TweetIt is a well-known fact that often vegetable growers are unable to recover even the cost of production and are forced to throw away vegetables or feed animals while consumers pay the heavy price for the same vegetables. The vast disparity between the price offered to growers and the price charged from consumers is primarily […]


Slum Soccer, this soccer coach is transforming lives and it is incredible

Monday, March 05, 2018


TweetAnikesh Tandekar, 20, is a reformed youngster. Having being introduced to slum soccer at age 17 his life has taken a U-Turn in the last 3 years. He was victim to his surroundings and would have become a seasoned criminal, had slum soccer not happened to him. After he began to kick a few balls, […]


When you HAFE to fart, you HAFE to fart!

Monday, February 19, 2018


TweetStinking to high heavens has found a new metaphor ever since the recent fart-attack in a Dutch Airline plane. It’s no flight of flatulency, media reports do confirm that it was indeed the “unrestrained” rectal honks of a passenger that forced the plane to make an unscheduled stop at Vienna. Talking of Austria, Hitler, who […]


Moms jazz up the Sikanderpur community library and how

Thursday, February 15, 2018


TweetArt washes away from the soul, the dust of everyday life: Pablo Picasso Few weeks ago, the bare walls of the Sikanderpur Community Library, were awaiting a fresh coat of distemper – Alabaster white or probably a pale Vanilla yellow. A fairly routine affair of scraping the cracked, flaking and peeling bits, followed by new […]


Obsessive Compulsive Parenting – the repercussions of this new age ‘OCD’!

Tuesday, February 13, 2018


TweetA sixteen year old slit the throat of a second standard kid to get a holiday, while another trigger-happy teen shot the Principal because she scolded him in front of other students. Yes, yes! True it’s the social media to blame – you tube, internet, television – the list is long. But while we are […]


The slow death of triangular cricket tournaments

Sunday, February 11, 2018


TweetAs I was switching TV channels just after India’s Under-19 cricket team lifted the World Cup, I saw Australia playing against New Zealand in the first ever Triangular Cricket T20 tournament which is scheduled to take place in both Australia and New Zealand. The third team in the tournament is England. The T20 cricket being […]


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