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Poems

मैं और पापा

आज फिर पापा से बहस हो गई, वजह कुछ खास नहीं थीएक ओर जीवन का मझा हुआ खिलाड़ी थादूसरी ओर मेरे अंदर का नया जोश थाजीवन के खेल का मैदान, उसको निभाने की ही बहस थी ऐसा ही रिश्ता होता है पिता का ,जीवन भर वह आपको नापता हैदुनिया में आपकी चमक देख ,दिल में […]

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Dialog

Letters and Landline calls

A casual conversation with a colleague drifted us back to the school and college days. We laughed remembering the details of romantic relationships of that period. While talking about the same, we realized how much has changed in terms of communication. The memory of the landline calls brought back the feelings of thrill and suspense […]

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Poems

माँ का ख्याल

सोचा माँ से उनका हाल पूछ लूँकैसी है वो यह जान लूँ बातों का सिलसिला जो शुरू हुआबच्चों से लेकर रसोई तक का क़िस्सा बयान हुआ उलझनों को सुलझाने की कोशिश हुईग़ुस्से पर क़ाबू रखने की सलाह दी गई सभी का साथ निभाने के कुछ सूत्र मिलेअपना भी ख्याल रखना है यह अनुदेश मिले दरवाजे […]

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Dialog

Mixing bravery and perfection

“How difficult it is to make the guys to comply and getting work done by them in time bound manner, on the other hand the girls always tend to panic and go to the “let us correct it soon mode”; I thought to myself while preparing my team feedbacks. “This is too hard a categorization”, […]

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Poems

ग़ुस्सा आ ही जाता है

बिन बुलाए बिन चाहे ग़ुस्सा आ ही जाता है जब कोई ना कहे मनचाही बातें,जब ना मिले मनचाहा स्वाद,ग़ुस्सा आ ही जाता है सड़क पर हो जाए जो कुछ देरी,इंटरनेट स्पीड में जो घूम जाए फेरी,ग़ुस्सा आ ही जाता है बादशाहत की चाह को कोई कदरदान न मिलेजब ज्ञान के अहम को कोई कुछ सीख […]

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Stories

Growth is a Process

A woman sees Picasso in a market. She goes up to him and says,” Would you mind drawing something for me?”“Sure”, he says, and thirty seconds later hands her a remarkably beautiful little sketch. “That will be thirty thousand dollars,” he says.“But Mr. Picasso,” the woman says,” how can you charge me so much? This […]

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Brief Notes

Limiting the help

Our basic instinct as a mentor, parent, guide, or friend is to help the other person. However, there is a downside to this otherwise positive attitude. During my farewell from earlier team, one of the brightest team member I had; remarked in her farewell note that while she was thankful for my helping nature she […]

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Stories

Ask rather than assume

King Kirti Singh went to jungle for hunting. While moving around, he observed some trees having arrows pierced accurately on target in the center of circles marked on the trees. The king became curious to know the archer of such mastery. He asked his men to look around and see if they can get some […]

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Poems

आज फिर परचम हवा में लहराएगा

आज फिर परचम हवा में लहराएगा, एक राष्ट्र अपने गणतंत्र का उत्सव मनाएगा । इतिहास के पन्नो को पलटा जाएगा , अनेको कर्मवीरो की गाथा को गाया जाएगा । बीते कल का नहीं कोई सानी है , पर क्या हमको जोड़नी नहीं अपनी कोई कहानी है । वर्तमान पूछ रहा कुछ अहम् सवाल है क्या […]

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Dialog

Failing Gracefully

The curve of life is never linear. There are moments of delight, sober days and gloomy evenings. Everyone faces their share of setbacks or failures, whatever we may choose to call them. As the moments of success test our humility, failure tests our depth and patience on self. The period of failure has the capability to […]