Celebrations and longevity of our culture

Deepavali / Diwali. It is that time of the year again. A time when citizens, politicians, State governments and Central government suddenly realize that the air pollution they failed to control throughout the year, is an imminent problem which needs a solution. But how can we take any steps at the last minute when we…

Why do we care so little about national security?

In the past 1 year, I have read some very interesting and well written books on how India is defended by its soldiers. Watershed 1967 – India’s Forgotten Victory Over China : by Probal Dasgupta 1962 The War That Wasn’t : by Shiv Kunal Verma Kargil – From Surprise to Victory : by General VP…

Gandhi Jayanti and our duty towards nation building

Today is the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi ji, father of our nation. Mahatma, the great soul. Today is also the birth anniversary of Lal Bahadur Shastri ji, India’s 2nd Prime Minister. We remember them every year with a lot of respect and are indebted to them for leading our country into an independent nation.…

Managing our own waste – how we did it

Managing waste is a major challenge for all cities in India. Same applies to Hyderabad as well. Jawahar Nagar dump yard is something we should all be aware of. Now, as individuals, can we simply worry about the situation and do nothing about it since it a challenge that is way beyond our capacity? Like…

The second plunge

Originally posted on Atypically Yours:
The decision to take the plunge into motherhood or may I say parenthood is usually a very conscious one. Sometimes you know you are ready for it, sometimes you don’t but you still go for it, sometimes it all happens by accident! Readiness of the mind to step into a…

To Share or Not To Share

Originally posted on Atypically Yours:
Allowing your emotions to flow on paper in itself can be difficult at times and allowing them to be out there in the open for every one to see, is quite something else. I could have easily decided that I will share what I have learnt about the autism world…

Managing Vs Treating Autism

Originally posted on Atypically Yours:
Here I take off on a note from my last blog – The denial, the realisation and the setback. I received some feedback saying “Its sounds like you were marketing for Dr Woeller’s website”. So with this post I would like to clarify that. Imagine this: Day 1- You get…

A WHALE BOND

Originally posted on Rainrider:
I “Its your first rescue mission! Is it not exciting!” chirped our over excited onboard helper, Amy. She was always super hyper. “We are close to our whale”. She squealed. Sometimes I wish she just stopped her incessant chattering. Especially now when I was not that excited. I am a superb…