Category Archives: People

An Outsider’s peek into Danish Political Incorrectness

My initial impressions of Denmark were formed quickly, within the first few weeks, after meeting only a handful of Danes (and by now has been corrected for sampling bias). That I had lived in Sweden just before I moved to … Continue reading

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Wish you a ________ year!

With all the greetings of “happy new year” floating around, I began to ponder if we really ought to aspire for a happy 2018 or something else; something that’s more profound. My hopes with 2018 turn out to be more … Continue reading

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“We are together, because we are alone”

Even simplest of the chores, when away from home, in a different country, can be daunting. After more than two years in Sweden, I still can’t get a decent haircut – mainly because I cannot convey myself clearly – and … Continue reading

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From Romania, with love.

With the impeccable local transport operating in Gothenburg, which is always on time, there’s rarely a need to wait in the bus stop. The precise travel planner application never lies, and one can plan to arrive at the bus stops … Continue reading

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One, Two, Three – Worlds apart

The parlance used to tag countries as First World, Second World and Third World seemed offensive to me, always. Based on the context in which these terms were being thrown around I was of the opinion that it was a … Continue reading

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How is it for you in India?

This question actually had me off guard and unprepared – how is it for you in India? It was a broader question as to how it was in general for people in India. This inquiry came from two different people … Continue reading

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Why I chose to be a teacher :)

It’s been two years, and now at the end of this tenure of my teaching I am trying to answer the various questions that never mellowed down, till even today, as to “Why I  chose to be a teacher!”. The … Continue reading

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Why our education system has already failed

With the youngest population in the world, and in newsreels when our leaders do acknowledge that our young population is the natural resource India should be banking upon, the degradation of the quality of education in India, at all strata, … Continue reading

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Strikes don’t strike because of you

What do you do when you have people who don’t stand up for others’ rights? One could brand them as individualists, hurl a few abuses and leave them be at peace. What do you do when you have people who … Continue reading

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FSMK Winter Camp, and woah!

Five days, two hundred people, tens of technologies, hundreds of ideas, hours of interaction and abundance of fun, with unimaginable amount of work – all of these coalesced into one of the most memorable experiences ever. This is what FSMK’s … Continue reading

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