Women Abuse at Work

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[caption id="attachment_619" align="alignleft" width="300"] Women Abuse at Work[/caption] Women Abuse at Work In today’s times, to carve a satisfying career for oneself, in the corporate world is not a child’s play. Added to this, if you are a woman, then undoubtedly, the path is prone to have hurdles. With a very small stint of my professional experience in corporate world, I realized how difficult it is for a woman to climb up the ladder. An obvious difference is visible in the growth rate of a man and women. A lot is debated about the presence of women in top management. Nonetheless, very less is spoken about the abuse that, women face in their formative years of the career. If you think, women at work in their formative years, do not…
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Hover the Horror of ‘Honor’

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Hover the Horror of ‘Honor’ Striking a conversation with the audience, known or unknown, acknowledging their life experiences and sewing into an emotive story for the readers, is what writer’s journey all about. One such instance of my life was, when I had met this couple through one of the friends. With one chat, I felt definitely, they were made for each other. The love and respect were justly evident in their words and actions for each other. Grilling them more about their striking yet challenging love life, I realized there was so much more to these beautiful smiling faces. A thirteen year old love story, which crawled from school to till date, was all about love for them and a disgust of honor for their parents. The horror of…
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Plagued with Fraud

Blog, Civic, Health, Social
Plagued with Fraud While we all know corruption is deeply rooted in India, Healthcare is one of the main sectors that is plagued with this fraud. A recent conversation with a family friend turns to be a learning lesson for lifetime. As we discuss about the hospitals and medical treatment procedures in India, he stated his experience with one of the most reputed hospitals of India. The story goes like this, ‘When my wife was spotted with cancer, we barely had the knowledge about the same. Since my children stay abroad, it was just me, running around, taking care of everything possible. My children did visit us from time to time. But as we all know, the complete procedure of cancer treatment requires a lot of time, patience, perseverance and…
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‘Gala’ – In Real Sense

Blog, Relationship, Social
‘Gala’ – The Word That Fits All Birthdays, anniversaries or festivals, who wouldn’t want to celebrate them in an insanely gala fashion. Who doesn’t love to feel special on their special days? Irrespective of the age, all of us seek and love the attention and treatment. In short, an extravagant special time with lots of colorful memories with our loved ones is what we wish for. Thanks to Facebook, lately I bumped into one of my school friend’s daughter’s birthday party pictures. The impressive candid shots unveiled the tiniest of the details of the event. From personalized birthday cards to birthday cake, lighting, food, venue, dance, music, etc., each had its own color. The jaw dropping uniform outfits of the family members were pitch perfect for the day. The return…
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What’s with Patriotism?

Blog, Education, Politics, Social
What’s with Patriotism? The violent Uri Attack by the Pakistan Army on September 18th, 2016 and the counter surgical strikes by the Indian Army have worsened the cross border relationship between the countries. Certainly, neighboring countries are taking the utmost advantage of it. Surprisingly, even the internal political threads also doing the same. Nevertheless, the arts and sports division are consistently putting their best foot forward to uphold a harmonious affiliation. Unfortunately, even that ray of hope has been blurred with the ban of Indian personalities having any kind of relationship with the Pakistanis or vice versa. Media has given enough and more awareness about the cross border tensions and the internal clash between the politicians and artists. The cine artists like Karan Johar, Fawad Khan, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan…
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The Shopper’s Delight

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[caption id="attachment_571" align="alignnone" width="300"] Offline Shopping Stops[/caption] Kudos to the technological progress, today we witness a boom in this e-commerce industry satisfying all our needs at our comfort and convenience. The fashion of “Online Purchase” or “Online Shopping” is spinning into an addiction. Every question’s answer ends up to an online search. It’s incredible to appreciate how the e-commerce industry has gratified our lives. Going back in time, ten years ago, who could imagine of buying groceries and medicines by staying at home? The online shopping industry has everything one needs, whether it is apparel, books, furniture and groceries, etc., you name it, and it’s available. Consumers are more attracted to online shopping because of the comfort and luxury of time, place, transportation, etc. Yes, true that people are moving…
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The Repercussions of Voicing Oneself

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[caption id="attachment_532" align="alignnone" width="300"] Cornering / targeting[/caption] The Repercussions of Voicing Oneself Waking up with a mammoth of WhatsApp group conversations and images of silent protest propaganda as a gesture of disapproval against the thoughts of the Newsmaker, provokes me to dig deep into the intentions behind those words. Yes, I am referring to the statements of the Bollywood actor “Aamir Khan”. A thought of insecurity of one family, is the talk of the nation. Over the past seventy two hours and more, there is only one English word “Intolerance” and only one news which is trending all forms of media and ruling all the conversations with our family, friends and colleagues. Surprisingly, even the school children, housekeeping & security workforce, the older generation, shopkeepers, milkman, bus conductors & drivers,…
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The ‘Knot’ty Tales!!!

Blog, Cultural, Social, Sports
[caption id="attachment_521" align="aligncenter" width="300"] The Knotty Tale[/caption] Pinching the cheeks, pulling the hair, hitting on the head, mocking at her to eat less, even though she is thin, countless complaints to mother, above all, fighting against all the odds of the neighborhood for each other’s protection, glorifies the ‘knot’ty tales of the beautiful brother – sister relationships. Even though I have a sister, who is no less than a brother, we have always cherished this fascinating childhood relationship. As I was writing this tantalizing tale, I came across this recent advertisement of Cadbury Celebrations for Rakshabandhan. (If you have not yet viewed, Click Here to view the ad). Cadbury Celebrations, always enlightens the audience with unique and captivating advertisements during the festive seasons, and takes the festive bonds, one step…
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An “Odd” to Freedom

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It was a busy afternoon, with vegetable and fruits market on one side and buses, cars, auto etc., on the other side of road. Amidst this commotion, with headphones in my ears, listening to some random music, I was walking down the street, gazing the different colors of life. And then this happened with me. “A group of 5 people came to me. They kept their hands over my head and murmured a little, following which they asked me for some money. Just as every other small kid, even I was terrified to death for few seconds. Within few minutes, I gathered myself and asked them, “Why do you have to beg? You have perfect hands and legs, why don’t you make a living by yourself?” And they all busted…
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Prejudice in the Womb???

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[caption id="attachment_503" align="aligncenter" width="202" class=" "] Child Prejudice[/caption] As I lay down in bed to sleep, my thoughts wander, recollecting the happenings of the day. It was a tiring day not just because it was jam packed with tons of work at office, but also with the thoughts I was surrounded with. Unfortunately the day culminated with a reminder to one of the most harsh truths of our society. Scenario: : “Its 9.30 PM. Its dinner time. Television is on. We (Me and My Mother) take our plates and continue watching a mega serial. The main female lead character of the mega serial is pregnant for the second time. Her elder son asks her about baby shower. As she begins to explain the ritual of baby shower, there is a…
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