Monthly Archives: April 2011

Career [mis]Guidance

On 28 Jan 2010 St. Euphrasia Girls High School, Bangalore, asked me to give career guidance to 140 girls of class 10 and to separately interact with their parents. The children were from lower middle and poor classes. Many parents did … Continue reading

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A Street Dog Named Whitey

Shravya, 12 year old granddaughter of Mr. Das, rang our doorbell at 1030, tears rolling down her tender cheeks. “Whitey died, uncle,” she said and then we both were speechless. Usha and I went over to Mr. Das and saw … Continue reading

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Irrelevant Question

I teach post-graduate students as a visiting faculty in a college. Some students have been coming late to the classes – not just to my classes, but for all the classes. I tried different tricks, in vain, to motivate them … Continue reading

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