Category Archives: Frankly Speaking

It will be Happier

“Hope Smiles from the threshold of the year to come, Whispering ‘it will be happier’…” ― Alfred Tennyson The year 2012 ended on an introspective note. December 2012 witnessed the extraordinary courage  shown by an “ordinary” girl. Her ordeal galvanized Indians … Continue reading

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I think the Facebook is really weird!

Lots of FB users are in a tizzy these days and quite justifiably so, about a change in “FB policy” As individuals, we want complete and inviolable control over access to the content on our profiles. Status updates, photographs, comments, … Continue reading

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Why is Fast food served at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute?

The reception area of the hospital… Burgers, pizza, cakes, sandwiches, chole bhature, pasta, chow mien, aerated drinks….all displayed attractively. This is the place where people who are attending to or visiting the patients admitted to the premium Hearts have to languish long agonizing hours and … Continue reading

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Life is……

…..a great teacher.  But I have strong objections to its “Trial and Error” method of teaching. Learning from our mistakes is never easy. Life takes it role as the Teacher so seriously that until and unless we learn our lesson, … Continue reading

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Indian Railways can breathe easy now

Thanks to the roll back of the fare hike.  Dinesh Trivedi had gone ahead and raised the  fares across board claiming that this was a  necessary step to raise funds  to not only improve the service provided by the Indian Railways but … Continue reading

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RIP Jagjit Singh

This is really a sad day for the music fraternity. The gazals,  refreshingly rendered by the mastreo in his lilting voice, are forever etched in my memory.  Who can blame me if I find the current music largely intolerable?! 😉 … Continue reading

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Simple as that!

Via Happiness is fleeting; it somehow evades us and escapes from our grasp. Stated simply, in every situation we have two choices – either accept the situation as it is and stop resisting it, or take action. Those are our two choices, always. … Continue reading

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गुरु शिष्य संबंधों में आते बदलाव

गुरु शिष्य परंपरा भारतीय संस्कृति का एक अभिन्न अंग रहा है. गु और रु.. इन दो शब्दों से मिल कर बनता है गुरु शब्द.  “गु” शब्द का अर्थ है अन्धकार या अज्ञान और “रु” शब्द का अर्थ है  ज्ञान  या  प्रकाश … Continue reading

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About Calm Pose and Posed Calm

A smart Alec once told me that many people took pills called “Calmpose”, a medicine for anxiety and insomnia, in order to sleep at night. He said that these people need not take Calmpose, if only they could just calm … Continue reading

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Gotta put this derailed blog back on track :)

Hi all, Yes, I am pretty much alive. I hadn’t planned on falling off the face of the Earth, otherwise I might have warned you about my absence from the blogosphere I am sorry that this blog had gone into hibernation.  Anyway, I am back now and I wish  to try … Continue reading

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