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Money is not the measure of worth and ignorance is not a virtue

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,058

Tuesday 14 April 2015.

Dear Mr Cameron,

It is very strange living in a country where money is the measure of worth and success is measured by how much money people have. 420 more words

The Joys of Revision #1

Please immediately note the hint of sarcasm in this title. What academic year would be complete without the harrowing prospect of end-of-year exams, which, this year, happen to also be finals? 386 more words


Autowaaley Bhaiyya...

                   So I had my own, unprecedented and rather unexpected “Humans of Mumbai” type encounter today evening when I was on my routine return trip from work to home, like any other weekday. 1,066 more words

Random Thoughts

Günter Grass wanted to be buried with a bag of nuts to chomp from the great beyond

Germany’s most consistently controversial writer, the Nobel-winning Günter Grass, has died at the age of 87. But true to form, he has not left the reports on his passing solely in the hands of the media. 810 more words

Unveiled: The Secret Art of German Social Critic Günter Grass

On Monday, the Nobel Prize-winning German novelist and social critic Günter Grass died at 87. Grass gained international notoriety with his 1959 book The Tin Drum… 406 more words

Malala Yousafzai Says There are Reasons and Hope For Optimism For The Chibok Girls...

Its one year since the Chibok girls have been abducted, and we have been having a hard time adjusting to the reality that the abduction has lasted this long… But Malala Yousafzai, the young Pakistani Nobel peace prize winner, who is also an activist took her time to write to these girls, making them know that she feels their pain, and this story will be history… … 578 more words


Günter Grass (1927 – 2015)

Günter Grass was born in Danzig now Gdansk, Poland on October 16, 1927. He was a German author, playwright, illustrator, sculptor, and Nobel laureate in literature. 512 more words