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Bindu Krishnan

To Sir With Love

I have spent countless hours in his house, reading books, poetry, sharing my poems, forming my ideals and values in the most important years of my life. He was my English teacher for the last three years of school … And a role model for many years after that. I […]

Inciting Incident

I was at the ISB during the weekend for the orientation session. What a humbling experience !! Most of us often think we are God’s gift to mankind and when you meet other superstars, you realise that even though you may be God’s gift to mankind, there are other smarter […]

Back to School

I came to this city on Aug 17, 1987 to start my second year of graduation and 25 years later I am back in this city now to start my Executive MBA. There is something about Hyderabad and my education !! 25 years back this place was a jungle and […]

Inured to death and devastation

Yesterday all the news channels had news about the boat capsizing in the North East and 103 people dead. Just a couple of weeks back approximately 130 Pakistani soldiers were buried under an avalanche in the Siachen glacier, the world’s highest battleground. Before I started to write this blog, I […]

Salute the original Pedalyatri

Today’s ride was on the newly refurbished Gurgaon Faridabad road and it is a dream road to ride on – hardly a single pothole and its wide enough for us cyclists to be safe. Also it has two interesting climbs, one at Gwal Pahadi and the other on the way […]

President pained

President Pratibha Patil has decided not to retire in Pune !! The army land will not be used to build her a palatial retirement home. Times Now rightfully believes its because of public pressure … Her OSD has mentioned that President Patil was pained by the media glare. I would […]

The value of Rs. 10

Earlier this week, Krishnan and I were riding with our fellow cycling friend Anand Sinha and we stopped at a place for the customary tea … This was really early in the morning and the tea shop owner was brushing his teeth and so was his wife. We wanted tea […]

Baubles for the Goddess

Diamond crown for the Goddess I called my friend Hareesh in the US for his birthday and he told me about this article in The Hindu – a rich business man has donated a diamond studded crown for the Goddess at Tiruchanur. I usually do not follow any news because […]