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The Hunt for Kohinoor – Finding hidden treasure

The first time I ever came across the word crepuscular was in a vocabulary list way back in school in the days when school children had to know such grand words. This was the...

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And the Mountains Echoed – A story of no real choices

Yesterday I did something which I just have to write about , simply because it was something I hadn’t done in a long, long time and am not likely to do in a long...

A life fulfilled 0

A life fulfilled

This is the story of an ordinary man – me  These seemingly simplistic words belie the heroic effort that was required to retell the fascinating story of Vijay Santhanam. Till 28th August 2006, Vijay...

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Am I truly Happy? – Shailendra Singh’s Gyaan on how to beat stress and be happy

Having briefly met Shailendra Singh when he was just starting out as a businessman, I was intrigued by the title of his book “F?@K KNOWS” and was keen on reviewing it. However, despite being...

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Old wine in a smart new bottle

Mythology plays an important part in child rearing and like most Indians I grew up on stories from our ancient past, hearing for the stories of the Ramayana and Mahabharat from my grandmother. Intrigued by...

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When Bankers turn Gangsters

What happens when you combine the words banker and  gangster? You get the word BANKSTER which is the title of Ravi Subramanian‘s latest book. I was lucky enough to get an author signed copy...

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The Krishna Key – Uncovering Ancient secrets in Modern Times

Gods and Godesses of Indian mythology have always held deep fascination for the historian and scientist alike. For centuries people have tried to find the truth behind the story: did the Ramayana actually happen?...

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The Man who made the Elephant Dance

Audiobooks Rock (Photo credit: Lester Public Library) “A civilisation must show gratitude to people when they can sense it “ I heard Mr. Narayana Moorthy say this at the Audio Book launch I attended...

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Tamarind City – An Outsider’s guide to an Insider’s City

Did you know that the port city of Chennai was originally a small trading post on a strip of beach in a nondescript fishing village called Madraspatnam? Did you know that this trading post...

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