Move Over Kohli – It’s Kaur (Harmanpreet) Now.

The 170+ score in Cricket has more romance than a double, triple and solitary quadruple Centuries. Don't get me wrong. I am not taking anything away from Gavaskar's 220 in Oval 1979 (the most memorable innings by an Indian Cricketer in my school days), or Shewag's 201 in a team total of 329 against Sri... Continue Reading →

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Gushing Joy of Happy Diwali.

சித்திரப் பூ போலே சிதறும் மத்தாப்பு தீயேதும் இல்லாமல் வெடித்திடும் கேப்பு The biggest contribution of WhatsApp, perhaps, is posting all nostalgic stuff at an alarming pace. This feverish posting reaches a crescendo during Diwali where everyone posts how good Deepavali was during their childhood days. Whatever you thought of writing, is already posted and forwarded a million... Continue Reading →

Pathu Chetti – Thi Janakiraman

Every religion emphasises the need to 'give.' This story, one of my favourites from Thi Jaa, provides an insight into 'joy of giving.' Read on Pathu Chetti - பத்து செட்டி தி. ஜானகிராமன். Pathu Chetti was just walking past our house. His dhoti has seen good days. The towel on his shoulder was dirty. He was... Continue Reading →

Complaint – Thi Janakiraman

We all complain, nowadays, about the food dished out by the airlines; about the plastic trays, the aseptic smell, the quantity and taste. The reason could be the food served by Indian Railways have improved. Anyone who travelled long distance and did not have the luxury to pack food from home, would have tasted the... Continue Reading →

What Should I Tell Father – Asokamitran.

Asokamitran became one of the most influential writers in Tamil literature. A prolific writer, he began writing in 1953 and produced more than 200 short stories, eight novels and 15 novellas. His novels on the celluloid industry, 'The Star Crossed' and 'Manosarovar' are all time classics. He portrayed the struggling urban middle class in most... Continue Reading →

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