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Little mischievous brains at work Thought of a crazy plan To bring down the evil cook With the help of a magic pan So, they stole the key to store And made their way to hall Where they heard the watchman snore And saw the kittens crawl As, the kitchen…

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Disclaimer: Meant for ages below 5 years of age A wicked witch with evil designs. A beautiful princess in her confines. A flying chariot A charming prince Six white horses A large province A quest for love: a grand challenge. To seek a partner from the royal stands A perfect…

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We humans have this tendency, we are afraid of ‘ends’. Ends usually come with new beginnings. Beginnings come with premonitions of endings, in short its a full circle. I am living on the edges of this circle right now. Now, scratch your brains and look for the edges of the…

Overcrowded markets, countless earthen lamp vendors, sugar castles and sweet shops adorn our streets. The makeshift stalls in the schools fetes, college fests and colonies are all indicators of the fact that Diwali is round the corner. Beautiful Rangolis are another facet of this ‘festival of lights’. Traditionally it is…

Amidst the loud cries of ‘Jai siya ram’ the gigantic effigies of Ravana and his brother burnt into flames after being set afire by Shri Ram. Every year such effigies are burnt on the tenth day of Navratra Festival. Shri Ram was followed by Laxman and Hanuman dressed in fascinating…

Our Education system began with the Gurukuls and the gurus. It was in a way similar to the boarding schools (minus the commercial aspect) which we witness in the present scenario. The guru dakshinas these days are way too high then the olden times. The system that we follow at…

As I head towards my college, tiny hands bang at the windows of my car, clad in tattered clothes, their empty eyes greet me with a red rose. At times they entertain me on traffic signals with their dances or singing while on railway stations or dhabas they serve as…

I woke up to a misty dawn at my door step on Sunday. There was no sun nor were any signs of its guest appearance. It was a perfect morning for a hot cup of coffee in my bed, along with the usual morning news capsule. The stage is set…

It was twilight and the sun decided to take a back-seat. It is that time when aunties, uncles, grand fathers and their grand-children march towards the nearby park in the colony. The space holds a distinct significance for every individual. It is a hub of information for the gossip mongers,…

Last month my email inbox and the cell phone inbox persuaded me to take similar actions. The news channels were not behind after all. The so called patriotism had swept all over us and we stood as a nation for the inclusion of ‘Tajmahal’ into the list of seven wonders….