In the days of War

It was a typical sultry afternoon of summer vacation. Ma was sitting on the porch, cutting the mangoes. Lazily reclining on the porch swing I was devouring “The diary of a young girl” and the freshly cut mangoes. “So how is the book?” Startled, I looked up. Papa has...

The Soul Survivor

In the daily mundane life of a common man sometimes a miraculous incident arrive like an earthquake and perturb their whole existence. I experienced something similar on my Roopkund Trek last year. Software engineer by profession, trekking is the only passion which...

The Lost History

Thousands of years ago, there was a prosperous kingdom called Malaya. The King was kind and brave. The subjects were hard working and jubilant. Art and literature flourished in this realm. The capital city boasted the largest library of its time. Scholars from all...

A Date Over Coffee

A lot can happen over coffee The coffee shop was jam packed, but something about the girl sitting beside the window overlooking the sea, instantly caught Aman’s attention. May be it was her eyes that was so captivating. They were the most melancholic yet effervescent...

Ten Commandments of Pujo

1. First and foremost its ‘PUJO’ and not ‘Puja’ . The most cherished dates a Bengali first looks up in a calendar. The blissful 5 days of Royal celebration. 2. The advent is announced at the break of dawn on the auspicious day of Mahalaya with the majestic voice of...
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