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Saturday, March 08, 2003
Udagamandalam, in short Ooty, has been my home for more than five years. You may say that I know every nook and corner of "The Queen of Hills". I passed my std. X from there and came to Chennai for higher studies. For many years, our school ...
An inspirational figure
Ever since I heard of the teenage Karmapa Ugyen Trygve Dorjee's escape to India, I have been fascinated by Tibet. Reading "My Land And My People Memoirs of the Dalai Lama" took me to a culture unhindered by the modern world. ...
Quizzing, we will go
It was being conducted by... Derek O'Brien himself! My partner Sneha and I were very excited. However, at the end of the preliminary we felt slightly deflated. "We won't make it to the finals", we told the other teams from our school in ...
Ride of a lifetime
I never rode a bi-cycle until I got mine last year. I felt ashamed because four and five year olds were riding bicycles without balancing wheels. I was 10 and didn't even know to hold on the bars of a cycle. The bicycle was a present from my ...
Learning to play the game
We were the winners in the APSC Kho-Kho tournament. It was the fruit of our painstaking practice. We knew the techniques of how to play the game and we had good coaching. At last the day to show our talent dawned. "Winning or losing doesn't ...
I always found fault with everything. I thought that the problem was with the world and the people around me. One day I went to a park. A boy came from play and sat beside me. He held out his hand and exclaimed, "Doesn't this look beautiful?" ...
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