Month: March 2017

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Bitter Math of Lost Potential

By Mark Antony Rossi The bitter math of lost potential aggravates any forward-thinking mind. Mainly due to the realization that lost potential stems mostly from bad attitude and not poor aptitude. I’m perennially saddened when encountering people and situations ripe for rich reward but robbed of any future due to […]

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When Life Gives you Lemons

By Monica Bakre ‘When life gives you lemons…make lemonade’. Is that the only thing you can do with the ‘lemons’ that you get in life? Well, no! When life gives you lemons, there’s definitely more you can do! Read on… Having been a lover of old Hindi film songs based […]

Poetry

Dealing With Pain

I  have  learnt  to  deal And  live  with  pain Hiding  a  thousand  tempests My  eyes  do  not  rain You  came, you  saw, You  conquered,  true But  what’s  there, my  love, For  me  at  all  to  gain It  was  a  loving  glance A  longing  and  romance That’s  all I  wanted  from  […]

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Urban Forestry: Oilseed Trees in the Cityscape

By Ravi S. Behera and Ranjit K. Sahu Creation of wealth, its distribution and management was being increasingly highlighted as the means to attain development before the concept of sustainable development began to replace the concept of development. With the realization that most resources like land are finite and the problem […]

Poetry

In All There Is One Meaning

In all there is one meaning, in all there is one cry. In all there burns the fire that makes us all survive: In all there is one meaning. The warlords and the dealers, the fallen that can not try, the pretenders and the cheaters, the courageous and the shy: […]

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Obeisance to Goddess of Knowledge

By N.V. Subbaraman In continuation of my article on Bharathiyar in the 5th March issue of INDIAN PERIODICAL, we are going to have Part5 dealing with Bharathiyar’s obeisance to the Goddess of Learning and knowledge –SARASWATHI. Mahakavi Bharathiyar has sung in praise of GODDESS SARASWATHI in many heads Three of […]

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The Stranger he Turned Into

By Monica Bakre ‘Woh Ajnabi…’ goes a catchy song. So? I wish to narrate how sometimes people turn into total ‘Ajnabis’ (strangers); you can’t recognise them in a different ‘avataar’. We had a male staff member (admin.), about 55 years of age, who was not known for his ‘sweetness of […]