Monthly Archives: September 2011

Tutored Privately

In city schools most of the parents who can financially afford and even some who can ill-afford send their children to private tutors in addition to the regular schools. Now, the private tuitions are not aimed at remedial teaching to … Continue reading

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Chow Down

If a vehicle breaks down in the busy streets of a city, the traffic goes bonkers. Not that they don’t disturb the flow in high ways. We curse the ill maintained autorikshaw, bus, or truck, often prone to breakdown on … Continue reading

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Stressed Indian Women

A recent study done by Nielsen reveals that Indian women are the most stressed in the world today. An overwhelming 87% of Indian women said they felt stressed most of the time, and 82% had no time to relax. I … Continue reading

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Wet Nurse

Mrs. Srilata Iyer was the chief guest on Teachers’ Day at Sri Bharathi Vidyalaya. Among the many tidbits she shared about her grandfather Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan, one stands out. When Srilatha Iyer joined as a probationary officer with State Bank … Continue reading

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Death of an Insect.

While I was driving a scooter at dusk, an insect flew in to my eyes causing severe burning and blinded me for a while. I had to stop on the road side and, though “men don’t cry,” tears rolled down … Continue reading

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