Category Archives: Everyday Life

No Light, No Sound; Only Melody

Last evening, Akkarai Sisters played violin duet in the monthly event of Girinagara Sangeetha Sabha, Bangalore. It was in a small general purpose hall, not built for concerts. Poor acoustics and ordinary sound-system. The artists’ dissatisfaction with the sound quality … Continue reading

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Analytics without actions?

Majority of my 225 blog posts were comments on Indian Electoral Management System. Innocent curiosity started in 2009 led to more serious analysis, unearthing grave issues with the system and the callous attitude of authorities. My analytics have not resulted … Continue reading

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Madras Eye

My left eye was red on 5th. Very red. Not with anger or grief despite Amma Jayalalitha being left in a Bangalore prison . No tears, no burning sensation. Not Madras eye (Conjunctivitis). Only a minor irritation for me and … Continue reading

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Dissonance

Before beginning a talk with students of classes 11 and 12 in a reputed school, we played a track  eulogising teachers – guru is Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva; guru is god incarnation. The students stood up in respect and all … Continue reading

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Hear, hear … it is audition time

In an earlier post we discussed about amazing result of Coaching with Compassion with example of Shree Bharathi Vidyalaya’s achievements in sports and cultural activities. Children of this school have shown their sheen again. Mr.Srinath Vasishta conducted an audition for his … Continue reading

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All about a Mosquito

AG Gardiner’s memorable essay, A Fellow Traveller, starts as “I do not know which of us got into the carriage first. Indeed I did not know he was in the carriage at all for some time. It was the last … Continue reading

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Value of Happiness

“Often I remind my teenage son not to be like his father. I hope and pray that he does not take my husband as a role model.” “Well, whom should he choose as a role model?” “His uncle, of course. … Continue reading

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