Heroes Without Capes

It’s been nearly 10 years since 10 terrorists attacked Bombay – killing about 150 and wounding about 300. The attack lasted 4 days and occurred in South Bombay: at the Taj Mahal Hotel, Trident-Oberoi Hotel, Nariman House, Café Leopold, CST train station, and Cama Hospital. Here’s a question for you: If you were working at […]

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Dying Before Your Favorite Movie Comes Out

What if I die before an important movie (like Infinity War) comes out? What if I die before Game of Thrones Season 8 comes out? The very thought sends shivers down my spine, it turns my blood cold, it makes me want to seek out the secret to immortality so that I don’t miss out […]

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The Devil

The Devil could be lying dormant in someone very close to you. All it takes is the right stimulus to jolt them awake. And once they’ve realized who they really are, they’ll do things that’ll make you wonder whether god is asleep. Because if god were awake and paying attention, he would at least try […]

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Many Relatives Under One Roof

When I was a kid, my parents and I lived in a one bedroom apartment in Bombay. We slept together on one bed and I remember we once woke up in the middle of the night because a mosquito had snuck into the room and was biting us. I remember my dad jumping on the […]

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Spending Time Wisely

I wrote about Randy Pausch a week ago and I’ll be talking a little more about him today. When he was diagnosed with terminal cancer, he decided to make every minute count. For instance, when he was out buying groceries one day, he used the self-scan isle to save time (the line with an actual […]

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Have you ever wanted to skip Christmas?

When I was a kid, I thought America was a happy place during Christmas time because many TV Shows, cartoons and movies showed America as a snowy paradise with beautiful Christmas trees and lots of presents. But here’s the sobering reality: 45% of Americans wish they could skip Christmas due to financial pressures. I suppose […]

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Ever thought about your legacy?

What if a doctor told you that you only had a few months left to live? When Randy Pausch, computer science professor at Carnegie Mellon, was diagnosed with terminal cancer, he decided to leave a powerful and timeless legacy. He delivered an inspiring last lecture at Carnegie Mellon (which was videotaped) and even wrote a […]

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