The Curse of Laziness

This line seems apt. But, I can tell you that contrary to widely-held view about bad effects of laziness, the truth is sometimes damn opposite. But, many religions prohibit the act of laziness. Nevertheless, for truly inspired people, laziness is an skill cultivated meticulously over an extended period of time. This thought came to my mind sometimes during the year 2019 while watching the video of a JCB excavator digging roads in some part of India. This video has garnered nearly 05 million views on YouTube and was trending on Indian social… Read More

A short story of 02 tall friends

Daksh & Vatsa were good friends during their college days. Daksh was a tall person measuring nearly 06 feets on his both legs. During his school days in a dusty village in a remote corner of Bihar , he was the tallest boy. He was proud of the fact that being tall is the sure sign of being handsome and this was a positive trait of his multi-faceted personality. But, his happiness lasted less than 24 hours in the beginning of his college life. Though, it had persisted for a pretty long… Read More

What about Books ?

Think wisely. Which thought comes to your mind when you think about books. ? Today , I am talking exclusively about physical books either hardback or paperback. Nothing else. Magazines, Periodicals Journals ,Newspapers, Newsletters etc. are like small coins and I don’t value them as much as paper currencies. In introduction, I must discuss the history and geography of books. Paper was invented in China and may be books were also properly read in Asian or Roman civilizations. So, Asians have always been voracious readers. Invention of Printing Press was the starting… Read More

Getting Older Every Day

Have you ever realized that when you woke up today on a rainy Sunday morning in India, you became older than yesterday ? Did you see your face in the mirror ? If not then I will kindly suggest that you leave reading this blog and see yourself in the mirror. Watching oneself in mirror is a pleasant activity. It would be better if you use a concave mirror instead of plane mirror as concave mirrors in bathrooms enlarges small features on face and minute observation becomes possible. In fact, mirrored wall… Read More

Are we better than Chimpanzees ?

It seems like a silly question at first and you may think about stupidity of this brainless question. But, it’s a legitimate question considering the degeneration of what we call human values. Few days back, I saw a video (online) where a Brown bear falls off a cliff near Drass in Kargil district of Jammu & Kashmir. You can ask , so what ? How does a bear falling off a cliff is surprising ? Bears are normally fat and stupid animal and many other wild animals also fall off cliffs in… Read More