Short stories

Emerge as a butterfly

Magic, I have seen it happen Pushpa has two daughters and has been married ten years. Her parents got her married off, while in her teens to the first person they could find-never bothering about her choices, or the character of the man they were giving her away to. She had had to leave her education midway while her future husband was even less literate than… Read More Emerge as a butterfly

Movie reviews

Bollywood – we can love it or hate it, but we just can’t ignore it!

I love Bollywood (so much for originality?). Bollywood, a portmanteau of “Hollywood” and “Bombay” (now called Mumbai), is home to the Hindi film industry. It regularly churns out hundreds of movies every year spanning drama, action, comedy, thrillers and any genre you can think of. While films are a medium to escape reality, many of… Read More Bollywood – we can love it or hate it, but we just can’t ignore it!

Short stories

Give love a chance!

  Sanya was lost in her own thoughts amidst her friends’ cacophonic chatter. Vir was everything she wanted in her husband. He was perfect for her but she felt that he deserved better. She was unsure what her response would be to his proposal for marriage. Sanya was the only daughter of a business magnate… Read More Give love a chance!

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How patient self-motivation is a major factor in managing diabetes

Diabetes is a much-feared condition, chronic and seemingly difficult to manage. People who find that they have diabetes are counselled to make a complete overhaul of their lifestyles, that includes constant monitoring and taking medication. While doctors and caregivers help and support but ultimately it is the person living with diabetes who can live better… Read More How patient self-motivation is a major factor in managing diabetes

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3 ways to effectively control blood sugar levels and stay protected

Diabetes is a widespread disease which generally occurs due to inadequate production of insulin by the pancreas or when the cells of the body do not respond to the insulin produced. According to an article in The Hindu from November 2019[1], one in six people with diabetes in the world is from India. The numbers place the country at number two with… Read More 3 ways to effectively control blood sugar levels and stay protected