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My #Gratitude circle: August 2015

As a fitting way to end the month here, I decided to take part in the Gratitude Circle  post series, co-hosted by fellow bloggers  Vidya Sury and Corinne Rodrigues . The premise is pretty simple: every fourth Thursday of the mo…

Trust others to listen to you #1000Speak

While I was in Pune, a dear friend of mine went through a particularly bad and abrupt relationship breakup after being in a committed relationship for years. Neither party really was at fault... circumstances and differences i…

Why #FundsIndia is the perfect option for long term wealth creation

In a financial world where the stock market fluctuations tend to be unpredictable, I have always preferred the security of mutual funds over individual stocks. You get to be a part of the market while simultaneously being buffer…

WASH Programmes for Strengthening Water and Sanitation in Urban Settings

At the start of the century, the United Nations had set up a Millennium Development Goals (MDG) for the various countries of the world. Two of the key goals they looked to achieve back in the year 2000 was to halve the number of …

A castle within my castle #HomeCanvas

Every time I return to my hometown after an extended work schedule, my smile grows wider as I watch the landmarks pass by one after the other, indicating that I am reaching my house. (Of course, the converse holds true as I le…

#8PhotosOfHappiness - 8 isn't nearly enough!

Even before I had completed  Parul's post , I knew I wanted to be a part of the #8PhotosOfHappiness tag. I have always been the go-to guy for pictures, right from my school days when I would be hounding everyone for the came…

Can our tuberculosis patients get their drugs back, please?

23 billion dollars. Or 1469470000000.00 rupees as per today's rate, according to Google. Keep that number in mind. We will get back to it. Do you remember the atmosphere that greets our cricket opponents when they walk …

The foretelling of human nature

Image source: MagpieTales This was how it would end, she had foretold. I did not believe her.  I had faith that they would be more... human with her. "You see your innate goodness in the humans, Lord. But it is t…