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Those Three Words… Dear Readers, If nothing else, the extended lockdown, brought on by the Pandemic, has forced even the not-very-reflective kind of fellow beings amongst us (you know, the ones who proudly dismiss any deeper conversations, with a boastful – ‘I’m not really the meditating type’) to ponder life beyond the here and now. […]

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From the Editors Desk

For Mother’s Sake! Dear Readers, The past couple of weeks has infused greater reality into the presence of the dreaded coronavirus, with an increasing number of community members testing COVID-19 positive. It has well entered the Baugs and some of our houses. We definitely need to ramp up our civic sense and stop making excuses […]

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From the Editor’s Desk

Of Lockdowns, Legends Lost And Lessons Learnt… . Dear Readers, If the current period makes our nation stand out for undergoing the biggest lockdown in world history, then this particular week will stand out as much in India, for having lost two of our most talented, legendary actors, in awfully quick succession – within just twenty-four hours of […]

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From the Editors Desk

Reach Out! Today, the 25th of April, 2020, marks an entire month of India’s historical Lockdown.  Last month, on 24th March, after a fourteen-hour long public curfew on 22nd March, PM Narendra Modi called for a 21-day nationwide lockdown, to contain the movement of the entire 1.3 billion strong Indian populace, as a preventive measure […]

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From the Editor’s Desk

Parsipanu – That’s What It’s All About! . Dear Readers, It is during the tough times that one shows what one is really made of. While some scamper off to safer ground, concerned only about their own wellbeing, others rise to the occasion and save the day for all concerned. It is indeed a matter […]

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From the Editors Desk

Bravo BPP! Dear Readers, On the 24th of March, 2020, PM Narendra Modi announced the world’s largest lockdown, asking 1.3 billion Indians to stay home for twenty-one days, to contain the deadly COVID-19, bringing our populous nation to a grinding halt. This came with its own set of overwhelming challenges, which we accepted, for the […]

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From the Editor’s Desk

Dear Readers, The week has left most of us grappling to find the ground under our feet, as the dreaded novel coronavirus continues to hold the world to ransom, reinforcing its stranglehold, causing a near-global lock-down. Wreaking as much havoc with human lives, as with economies the world over, normal life has been upended and […]

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જમશેદી નવરોઝ મુબારક વ્હાલાં વાંચકો, દર વર્ષે, આપણે જમશેદી નવરોઝના શુભ પ્રસંગની ઉજવણી કરવા શું કરવું તેની સુચિ સાથે તૈયાર હોઈએ છીએ. આપણા ઘરોની સફાઈ, સજાવટ, નવા કપડા ખરીદવા, પ્રિય લોકોને આપવા મીઠાઈના ઓર્ડર કરવા, નાટકની ટિકિટ બુક કરાવવી અને રાત્રિના જમણ માટે ટેબલો બુક કરાવીએ છીએ વગેરે વગેરે. મોટાભાગે, આપણે આ બધા બાહ્ય દેખાવામાં […]

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From the Editors Desk

Dear Readers, Each year, as we prepare to welcome and celebrate the auspicious occasion of Jamshedi Navroz, we get going with our ‘to-do’ lists – cleaning up and decorating our homes, buying new clothes, placing orders for our special mithai to share with loved ones, booking naatak tickets, making dinner reservations, etc. Most times, we […]