Slices of life

This 70-year-old Padma Shri Awardee from Rural India Sold His Plot to Plant 1 Crore Saplings

Posted on: 27th Feb, 2017

If little drops of water can make an ocean, an ordinary man from a humble background can do something very extraordinary beyond our imagination. A 70-year-old man from Telangana has been planting saplings to replenish greenery and save the environment for several decades. He used to be laughed at for carrying seeds in his pockets […]

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Narrow public outlook to sexual orientation

Posted on: 6th Aug, 2014

I am sharing a real life story in response to the trending topic “Which bad habits of Indians would you like to change for our India?” on Indiblogger.in.  Like it, share it, and vote it to spread the message wide.  I would like to change the narrow outlook of the people in India. The way […]

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Something about my friend

Posted on: 3rd Aug, 2014

Do you remember the topic “My Best Friend” for a paragraph or essay, in the primary section of school? We were so innocent that we wrote about our best friends, their hobbies, likes and dislikes straight out of the heart, in those days. Today, I am going to relive my primary school days by writing […]

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A day with Charminar in the Old City Hyderabad

Posted on: 14th Jul, 2014

The best time to spend a day with the Charminar is the holy month of Ramadan. The life around the monument in the old city of Hyderabad is busy, buzzing and beautiful during this period. Those who have visited the old city on Ramzan days may not agree with me because it is heavily crowded […]

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Upcoming films on human trafficking

Posted on: 17th Mar, 2014

Lakshmi is a docudrama on rampantly prevalent human trafficking and child prostitution in India. Directed by Nagesh Kukunoor, this offbeat Bollywood movie penetrates the underbelly of sex trafficking in the rural backwaters of India, through a story of ordeal that a rural girl, Lakshmi, goes through when she is trapped, kidnapped, victimized, raped, beaten and forced […]

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Rape: Satyamev Jayate and Indian Cinema

Posted on: 4th Mar, 2014

Indian Cinema has brought into light the grim issues – how the police handle rape cases, how doctors treat rape victims, how society turns indifferent to them, and how rapists escape punishment -which is highlighted in the first episode of the Amir Khan show Satyamev Jayate Session 2. Cinema is said to be a reflection […]

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Interview with Varad Kamini Arora

Posted on: 28th Feb, 2014

“Where we come from does not matter. What matters is where we reach by means of our qualities.” It is true about Varad Kamini Arora, Head of Marketing & Communications at Datamatics Global Services Limited. She is no celebrity. Like most other women in general, she is from a humble background. But, her story is that […]

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The first things in my life

Posted on: 12th Feb, 2014

I can’t recollect the moment when I had seen the light of the day, when I had uttered “Ma”, when I had taken the first step to walk, when I had drawn the first sketch on the wall, when I had learnt A for Apple, when I had read the first poem “Twinkle Twinkle”, when […]

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Heterosexuals vs homosexuals in India

Posted on: 23rd Jan, 2014

Dr Indira Verma, former President of the Indian Psychiatric Society, described homosexuality unnatural and blamed homosexuals for degradation of values in society. She remarked, “The manner in which homosexuals have brought the talk of sex to the roads makes people uncomfortable. It’s unnatural. Our society does not talk about sex. Heterosexuals don’t talk about sex.” […]

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May it be the story of every sex worker in India

Posted on: 25th Nov, 2013

Today is 25th November. The world is celebrating the day as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. The leading online magazines like Indiatoday.in and Firstpost.com have published articles, stories and interviews on the cases of violence against women in India as tokens of respect to the Day. Yesterday and even this […]

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