Monthly Archives: March 2011

A different face of rural India–Indian village leader dazzles at UN meet

This is a different face of rural India. When women take on the responsibilities of society, the larger family as it were, much can be achieved.  PN A PTI Report: Indian sarpanch dazzles at UN meet  United Nations: There was … Continue reading

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The Cricket Pitch!!

Today all of us have been like cats on a hot tin roof! It is the semi final between India and Pakistan in the World Cup. My husband and I try and avoid watching tense moments…we just check in regularly … Continue reading

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NOT SO DEADLY SINS

St.Thomas Aquinas in the 13th century enumerated the seven deadly sins as pride, envy, anger, sloth, greed, gluttony and lust. Over the years with changes in attitudes, technology, conveniences and social mores, these seven sins have become out of date … Continue reading

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Young alliances

Today, my young friend in the gym confessed that his friendship with a girl who has been chummy with him for the past 6 years has broken off. Her family did not approve of him because of his caste, his … Continue reading

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Sunday, down memory lane

Sunday in Chennai Sundays used to mean rest from routine. It was a time when we would visit relatives, go shopping and eat sinfully decadent food like fried yam and Avial, a mixed vegetable yoghurt based curry. Watching a movie … Continue reading

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Three Different Women

 Vidya Shankar’s has managed to break the mould and take ‘the road less travelled’. Starting off as a hard core techie, she decided to focus on the most important need of children—education. She has also had unique experiences as an … Continue reading

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Conspiracy Theories–FLB

Welcome to the Friday Loose Bloggers Consortium where Anu, Ashok, Conrad, Delirious, gaelikaa, Grannymar, Ramana and I write on the same topic. Please do visit the linked blogs to get different views of the prism, colours of the same topic. Today’s topic … Continue reading

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