What the Chandrayaan 3 Moon Landing for India?

“We took a pledge on earth & we fulfilled it on the moon. This moment is the triumph of New India”                                                             ~ Prime Minister Narendra Modi Every time a space mission catches the public eye, many people often ask some version of the illiterate question that has been answered so many times: ‘Why do […]

The Last Dance

31st August, 2023 I recently had the opportunity to see the must watch Netflix documentary “The Last Dance” – about the Chicago Bulls’ dream run through the nineties winning six titles in eight seasons. Whilst everyone talks about teamwork as a takeaway from the documentary, I feel this documentary is all about leadership. Phil Jackson, […]

Happy Raksha Bandhan!

30th August, 2023 Raksha Bandhan has been celebrated by gods and men alike since ages. Rakhi fables abound around Gods like Lord Yama, the Goddess Lakshmi, and Indrani (wife of the God-king Indra). One of the most popular stories is that of Queen Draupadi and Lord Krishna. Queen Draupadi is often credited with having tied […]

‘Value Life’

29th August, 2023 Carefulness is a characteristic of being cautious, thoughtful, or prudent. A friend of mine who used to say that he misplaces and loses his pen very often. He used only very cheap pens so that he does not need to worry about losing them. He was worried about hiscarelessness and wanted to […]

Better fail than regret later.

28th August, 2023 At a school reunion last year, I met a batchmate whom I had not seen for many many years. Vinay was a very bright student and had graduated with honors from a top notch college. His goal, and what he was passionate about, was to start his own business venture. During our […]

What Love means?

27th August, 2023 Touching words from the mouth of children. A group of researchers once people posed this question to a group of 4 to 8 year-olds, “What does love mean?” The answers they got were broader and deeper than anyone could have imagined. See what you think: 1. “When my grandmother got arthritis, she […]

Don’t hit the Snooze button.

26th August, 2023 I target getting up at 5.30 every morning and have an alarm on my phone to wake me up. The shrill sound of the wake-up alarm is the loudest noise of the day, But invariably, when the alarm rings, I hit the Snooze button, sometimes once, sometimes twice and I finally get […]

‘A homeless man with a big heart’

25th August, 2023 Riceman, a YouTuber who does social experiments and pranks, did an experiment in which he told people his brother was missing to see how they would react. The reaction of one homeless man showed him how generous a person — even with little means — can be. The man was standing on […]

Yes, We Can!

24th August, 2023 Team ISRO achieved an amazing feat when the Chandrayan -3 made a soft landing on the Moon South Pole. Built at a cost (Rs 625 Cr) lower than the cost of a Hollywood movie, Oppenheimer (Rs 800 Cr) and at only double the cost of some recent Bollywood movies, it was indeed […]

‘Don’t Judge’

23rd August, 2023 If you have a problem on your feet, isn’t it better to wear a pair of slippers than to try & carpet the whole earth. When I was younger, I wanted to change the world but as I grew older & wiser, I felt it was better & easier to change myself. […]