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Dumpy in Hampi – Part I

Dumpy in Hampi – Part I

Dumpy, Macha and Magne were wondering what to do on a long weekend which is a thought that crosses through their mind every time their is a “long weekend”. “Long Weekends” is a off day from office either on a Friday or Monday that makes a normal Saturday/Sunday weekend into to a long weekend. This is probably somewhat new to us in India as trips were not that common and mostly if at all the trips were done it was…

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Travail called Life :)

Travail called Life :)

“This is a story inspired by real life incidents but any resemblance may merely be coincidental and unintended.This is work of fiction. Names, characters, businesses, places, events and incidents are products of the author’s imagination” A group of young people were eating lunch on their hostel mess table and the topic being discussed was more like a scholarly debate championship and was on “Dowry System in India” India is country of diverse beliefs and culture that we famously call “unity…

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O Bhaity !!!

O Bhaity !!!

India has gained independence and atmosphere varied from ecstatic to routine depending where one lived. Sadiya, a  town bordering  NEFA was one such remote location. It was 7:39 PM of August 15 1950 when the tremors hit the northern hills of undivided Assam. Kaling, aged around 14 years, came to Sadiya High School to continue his studies from his village Dambuk. India has just emerged from the shackles of colonialism and stories of festivities did reach to people in Sadiya. Kaling…

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