Archive for May, 2016

Person of the Week: Shobha Diwakar

Dear Readers, We are starting a new interview series where we ask few questions to people who are making a difference, it can be big, it can be small it doesn’t matter what matters is their contribution to our society. It can be anyone from any walks of life and from […]

May 29, 2016 · 9 comments · Week's Person

Price Hike

The poor on the street bargained Onions, potatoes at Rs 30 a kg, A small cauliflower at Rs 32 Beans and other veggies at 90 The list was endless Tomatoes, carrots, peas Were out of the budget Heavily he trudged along to a store Hoping to buy and cook dal […]

May 29, 2016 · 3 comments · Poetry

वो वक़्त रहींने – बहार था

क्यों  साथ  चल  पड़ा  मेरे  अश्क़ों  का  क़ाफिला तन्हा  मेरा  सफ़र  तो  बड़ा  ख़ुशगवार  था मंज़िल  का  पता  था  ना  रास्तों  की  थी  ख़बर अपना   वजूद  मानो   कोई   आबशार   था खुलते  ही  आँख  खो  गया  है  ख्वाब   की  तरह वो  वक़्त  जब  ना  ग़म  ना  कोई  ग़मगुसार  था अब  तो  […]

May 29, 2016 · 1 comment · Poetry

Living in a Land of Ethical Strangers

By Mark Antony Rossi It’s been said technology is contributing to people becoming less connected to the world at large. A small part of that sentiment is true but like Viagra you can’t blame the drug for the poor choices of its partakers. Technology in the context of rushing water […]

May 29, 2016 · 0 comments · Poetry

How Harmonious Might be Our World

How harmonious might be our world Full of spiritual pastoral songs If we didn’t do wrong or go wrong, How harmonious might be our world! How glamorous might be our day Full of happiness, filled with sunbeams If we didn’t kill our fabulous dreams, How glamorous might be our day! […]

May 29, 2016 · 0 comments · Poetry

Mohenjodaro

By Rayla Noel from Bangalore, India   Indian dancer Mohenjo-girl Your lips never lie, not when I see you really see the one you are in rust Like I… Hey We were too born just another Indian, Daddy’s eyes, mama’s – side shy ways ( ah the talks we speak!)But you never can lie […]

May 29, 2016 · 3 comments · Cartoon

Papa

eine wirklich schlechte Nachricht bespritzt mit dunklen Flecken all die positiven Bilder meines Tages – die Einladung des verloren geglaubten Freunds, das lächelnde Gesicht, die warme Umarmung meines Lieblingskollegen, sogar das Lob aus einer völlig unerwarteten Quelle – denn wie kann ich mein inneres Auge hinwenden zu diesen leuchtenden Belohnungen […]

May 29, 2016 · 0 comments · Poetry

Foreigners Among Us Or Us Among Foreigners

By the Editor: Siddharth Sehgal With changing dynamics of the 21st century and the increase in movement of people for prospects in other states and countries have changed the dynamics of metropolitan neighborhoods but one thing that hasn’t changed is our readiness to accept the differences at an external level […]

May 29, 2016 · 2 comments · Editorial

The Dream Boat

Come aboard My dream boat Let’s sail through The milky way In the starry night To the land of far away Come aboard My dream boat We’ll go beyond the moon Traversing blue sky And racing ahead To claim our boon Come aboard My dream boat Let’ vanish into the […]

May 22, 2016 · 3 comments · Poetry

Person of the Week: Dr. Stephen Gill

Dear Readers, We are starting a new interview series where we ask few questions to people who are making a difference, it can be big, it can be small it doesn’t matter what matters is their contribution to our society. It can be anyone from any walks of life and from […]

May 22, 2016 · 38 comments · Week's Person