What is humanity without hope and compassion?

About four years ago, when the video of a baby boy sitting calmly inside an ambulance after a bomb blast in the capital of Syria went viral, I remember very clearly, I wept the entire night. I woke up and called my mother ( as I was in a different city back then ) and told her how lucky we are. How blessed we are … Continue reading What is humanity without hope and compassion?

FORGIVE OR FORGET-Which is easier?

Takes a lot of strength to forgive someone who has cut you like a sharp knife. The truth is you can never be the same towards them again. Never. And the fact that someone demeaned your expectations will always haunt you. No matter how many years pass, it will still hurt, it will be like a pin prick, sharp and for a moment. But it … Continue reading FORGIVE OR FORGET-Which is easier?

If you are  a writer, it is a must-do.

To write a good 500-600 words piece, it roughly takes 3-4 hours minimum, including the editing, selecting the right pictures, adding links.etc. Even the most basic article takes around 1 hour to write. Somedays you produce a masterpiece. And somedays are just the plain, sad ones. Internet is a nasty space. People who haven’t written even 10 lines in their entire lives criticize budding writers … Continue reading If you are  a writer, it is a must-do.

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF GIRL CHILD.

October 11th has been declared as the International Day of Girl Child by the UNICEF. We can have long debates on how the government is empowering our women, our girls. But the bitter truth is, we are giving a wrong message to our children, right inside our homes. Let’s tell our daughters about the things they are capable of, rather than telling them about the … Continue reading INTERNATIONAL DAY OF GIRL CHILD.

Journey of a lifetime- A tribute to my profession.

How the journey started – I spent most of my childhood in Liluah, in the outskirts of Kolkata. I clearly recall the numerous Good morning Doctor babu directed at my father on our way to school every morning. After 16 strenuous hours of duty, when he returned home tired, he was happy. It was his dream job after all. Growing up seeing my father serve … Continue reading Journey of a lifetime- A tribute to my profession.