The Choice And Thereafter…

Today, as I was surfing the net, I came up on a wonderful story about how a guy was a given a choice by his fiancée, what he chose and his life thereafter. The story was written by Debo Dasgupta as an answer to a question he was asked on a website. The story is both interesting and inspiring. I’d like you to read the story and enjoy yourself: Continue reading “The Choice And Thereafter…”

The Simple Dr. Abdul Kalam I Knew

The news of the death of Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam came as a shock to every Indian today. I could not believe the news for a long time and prayed it to be a hoax. But my prayers were never answered and I realised, that great man was no more.

As I sat back and thought about Dr. Kalam, I recollected something that he said during one of his student interaction programmes. It was 2nd February, 2011 and he was at Gauhati University to deliver the ‘V. Venkata Rao Memorial Lecture’. Anyone who has attended his student interaction programmes knows about the ‘Questioning and Interactive Session’ that he holds after delivering his lecture, every time. Students were asked to put forward questions to Dr. Kalam, which he would answer after his lecture. I and my friends jotted down a few questions, which were answered very briefly and crisply, leaving no further doubt. It was during that session when someone from the crowd stood up and asked him something like “How to be the second Abdul Kalam?”.
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7 Things Education Doesn’t Teach

Textual knowledge is not everything in life. Marks may get you a good rank or pointer, but will hardly help you cope up with today’s world.  What one requires today are skills, wits and presence of mind. Education teaches us many things. But there are some certain things that do not fall into the ambit of education for different reasons. You realize what those ‘certain things’ are, only when you face life and think out of the box for your survival.

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Are You Being Too Social?

Being social is good, but being too social is definitely harmful if you do not know how to maintain your checks and balances. Let me explain it like this:

Look at yourself. Are you too social? If yes, then you have a lot of friends you care about. You share your joys and sorrows with them. You won’t be lonely when you are sad, as having so many friends, there will always be a bunch of friends who’ll Continue reading “Are You Being Too Social?”

The Magical Creed

The Magical Creed   Last night, while going through a book by Napoleon Hill, I found this interesting creed which was written by a woman for her husband. The woman asked her husband to sign the creed and hang it in front of him where he could see it all day long while at his work. The man did as directed, followed the creed and later became a very successful businessman. I liked the creed and wanted to share it with you. Here is a copy of the creed:

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A Walk In The Greens

It was yesterday afternoon, after my classes got over. I had nothing to do then, except going back to my hostel and have a nap as usual. That was when I decided to do something different. Why not explore the vicinity of the University?

I crossed the highway and headed towards the road leading to the Professors’ Colony. As I entered the colony, my eyes began opening wider and wider with every step I took. The ambience of Continue reading “A Walk In The Greens”