God Brahma will not give Alimony to ex-wife. This is why!

(Disclaimer: This post does not intend to hurt any religious sentiments of the practicing Hindus. This post is supported by statements made by the Priest in Brahma Temple, Pushkar and an actual court case.) Who amongst us has not heard about God Brahma? According to legends, God Brahma married a cowherd’s daughter to complete religious rituals because, his erstwhile wife, […]

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Birding should be treated separate from Wild Life. Here’s why!

tricoloured munia, rajarhat kolkata

What are the first things that come to your mind when someone says “Wild Life”?     Tigers and other animals or perhaps the greenery, isn’t it? Around 25% of people who were asked this question, mentioned “Tigers” while 30% other mentioned names of other animals. 40% mentioned that the term brings to their mind, the feel of a thrill […]

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What’s a Birding – Blogging Trek?

birding blogging trek, kolkata bloggers

GoingWild and Kolkata Bloggers, while brainstorming, just clubbing the concepts of a birding trek and a blogging workshop together to check if people would like it. And the result is amazing! Thus this blog post.     What’s a birding trek? A trek where people walk from point A to point B, pretty much like any other trek, feel the […]

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পুরুলিয়ার তুসু পরব।

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(Read this post in English, by clicking here. ) লিখেছেনঃ আভেরি সাহা। অনুবাদ করেছেনঃ  মৈনাক বিশ্বাস ও সুদীপ পাল। তুসু পার্বণ (টুসু পরব বা টুসু পুজো নামেও পরিচিত) গ্রাম বাংলার এক উপজাতিক পার্বণ। পুরুলিয়া, বাঁকুড়া ও মেদিনীপুর— এই জেলাগুলিতেই এই টুসু পরব উদযাপিত হয়। টানা একমাস ধরে চলা এই পার্বণের মূল বৈশিষ্ট্যগুলি হল টুসু গান—একধরনের লোকগান, টুসুর খাবার ও মেলা। এই […]

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The Chennai Travellers Meet!

Marina Beach, Chennai sight seeing, chennai bloggers meet, chennai travellers meet

I’ve always believed in the power of ideas and that it can transform lives, make business and take the society forward. One such idea was creating a very organic group of like-minded travelers in this nation who enjoy traveling, hosting travelers, photographing, blogging or are travel startup owners. In Kolkata, we had one such “Travellers Meet” on 4 May 2016. […]

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Fear or Love? Your take needed.

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“It is better to be feared than loved if you cannot be both.” – Niccolo Machiavelli This morning I asked my friends what Niccolo might have meant. They’ve come up with interesting answers.   Advertisement: Would you like to subscribe to daily quotes on my page? IF “Yes” then click here and subscribe! Link: http://bit.ly/ASP_msg   In this post, I publish […]

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The TROLL story of Snapdeal.

snapdeal troll

If I was one of the heads of Snapdeal, I might have had a smile on my face but deep down I would be cursing my luck or perhaps my entire existence! They chose the best person that they could have, to represent their company, Aamir Khan. An Oscar-nominated moviemaker, the previous face of Samsung, Incredible India, Satyameya Jayate, an […]

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Through the lens of a Feminist: The Hindi Sahitya Utsav, Delhi 2017.

hindi sahitya utsav

It was a pleasure knowing that Oxford Bookstore, Delhi hosted the Hindi Sahitya Utsav on the 19th of March. We celebrated the beauty of Hindi Literature, the entire day with very interesting sessions that ranged from discussing languages to the transforming nature of love in today’s world. Particularly “Apni Chuni Raahein – kya maksad kya haasil” (Our chosen paths- the objectives , […]

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