Pregnant!!!

Its a wonderful time in our lives. I’m pregnant. This brings up so many things we hadn’t imagined when we oh so maturely decided that we could plan a baby soon. Suddenly, all decisions seem to revolve around it. Long term plans, short term plans, will this or that or both together be too hectic? Doctor’s meetings – I didn’t have a regular doctor at all, since I didn’t need one for over 8-9 years.…

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Army encounters and other killings

Today, there is news of yet another Kashmiri student dying in an Army encounter. The Army says that it had received information on suspicious activity and had laid an ambush. When they detected movement, they challenged the persons, and on not getting a reply, they opened a fire in which Manzoor Ahmed Magray a student of the 12th class was received fatal injuries while another unidentified person escaped. A helpless acceptance seems to have paralyzed…

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Smoking in an anti-smoking world

A friend of mine was being pestered by another friend who wanted her to give up smoking. To make a long story short, this is an ongoing thing and I have come to associate the presence of that man with anti-smoking propaganda rather than a friendly conversation. I am certainly not saying that one should or shouldn’t smoke, just commenting on how tedious it can get to have a whole bunch of brainwashed individuals who…

"Smoking in an anti-smoking world"

Perspective

Today, as I traveled from home to the Resonate Consulting office, where I have started working for the past couple of months, I was watching the world around me as the rickshaw negotiated traffic. On the highway, there was a traffic jam. Horns blared, irritation was in the air and there were many people held from their priorities. I was to reach the office to work on something important and urgent, and I was impatient…

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Difficult times

Friends I know look for jobs, look for the one thing they are really good at. For me, its different. I’m good at so many things that it becomes difficult to stick to one, because the temptation of another grows too strong. For years, I’ve balance adventure, websites and training – three careers. Now, I wish to immerse myself more fully into human processes work. Not just training, but research, study, EXPERIENCING the knowledge rather…

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TATA port threatens sea turtles, charge conservationists

Construction must stop to save endangered sea turtles April 05, 2008 Gahirmatha’s seas are one of the world’s largest breeding areas for the Olive Ridley Turtle. The Dhamra port could signal the end of this habitat forever. Delhi, India — A coalition of Indian conservationists, comprising Wildlife Protection Society of India (WPSI), the Wildlife Society of Orissa (WSO) and Greenpeace India, has called on TATAs to reconsider their Dhamra Deepwater Port [1] in Orissa, citing…

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