Monthly Archives: September 2016

A Lifetime Experience: Travelling from Ahmedabad to Hyderabad by Road


Starting from left, the fourth person is T.A. Rajesh, then Amit Misra, Harish Gadhavi, Dilip Ganguly, name not recalled, J.T. Vinchhi, A.K. Sudheer, and T.K. Sunil.

As you might be aware of, atmospheric aerosols are particulates suspended in air; their most common examples are dust, smoke, and sea salt. These tiny particles pose a big challenge to the global scientific community due to their impact on Earth’s climate. About 12 years ago, a scientific campaign was conceived as part of the ISRO Geosphere Biosphere Programme to measure the concentration of these particles over peninsular India. The experiment was participated by 7 Indian institutes. The basic plan was simple — the different research groups would start from their respective places and meet at Hyderabad, where they would compare their results. The journey had to be made by road! Continue reading

Letter to Ahmedabad

29302553936_c10f76bf9b_n14 August 2002. It was on this day that I had landed in Ahmedabad. It was the first time that I had to live in a different culture. Well, not entirely different; however, you know, even the sarees are worn in a way opposite to that in U.P./Uttarakhand. The language was different, but not difficult to understand. The weather was a different type of extreme. Continue reading

बिना टिकट (अभिव्यक्ति)

बन्धुगण, आपको यह जानकर प्रसन्नता होगी कि मेरी कहानी ‘बिना टिकट’ प्रतिष्ठित ऑनलाइन हिन्दी साहित्यिक पत्रिका ‘अभिव्यक्ति’ में प्रकाशित हुई है । आशा है आप सभी को यह कहानी पसंद आएगी । आपके सतत स्नेह और उत्साहवर्धन के लिए धन्यवाद । रचना पढने के लिए लिंक

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वो (साहित्य कुञ्ज)



मित्रों, आपको यह सूचित करते हुए मुझे अत्यधिक हर्ष हो रहा है कि मेरी रचना (शीर्षक “वो”) ऑनलाइन हिन्दी साहित्यिक पत्रिका ‘साहित्य कुञ्ज’ में प्रकाशित हुई है । आप सभी के निरंतर उत्साहवर्धन के लिए धन्यवाद । आशा है कि आपका स्नेह सदैव ऐसे ही बना रहेगा ।  रचना पढने के लिए लिंक 
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