An Indian Expatriate

The Road not Taken
Rajan would have been overjoyed with the idea of settling in England, when he was young. However the opportunity came almost fifty years late! He was seventy two, when he lost his spouse and his son who was forty two, resided in England came to India for a month for his mother’s last rites. Rajan’s daughter in law as well as his two grand children were busy with their live...
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My Impressions About Goa

Goa
The subject would not have been so interesting to me, if I had viewed Goa only for tourism. The conditions have changed, as now I have almost decided to settle there. I have been to Goa many times either for pleasure as well as for work. I remember first time when I had landed at Bogmolo airport in Goa about forty five years back, it was a small airport. A van from my hotel M...
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My Infuencers

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One is influenced by many in his life. In my case three persons who influenced me the maximum were my grandfather, my zoology teacher in school and my first employer. There have been so many twists and turns in my life, but I feel that I have part of these three personalities in me. My grandfather lived most of his life in North West Frontier Province before partition. W...
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Man learns more from failures

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Man learns more from failures, therefore instead of lamenting, he should celebrate when he meets a failure. He should think that he has got an opportunity to understand his shortcomings and that he can act again after he corrects them. The success does not provide him with the same opportunity,because it often stagnates him, makes him arrogant or makes him play safe. Remember ...
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A Life Time

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Life time means different to different people. It could be 65 years or 50 years 100 years or for that matter anything. What is more important is that how that life was spent? People give innumerable excuses for not living a meaning full life, but they must pause and look at the lives of many who could achieve so much in the similar difficult circumstances. To illustrat...
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My Hero

My Hero
Among my early influencers I would name my Dad on the top. He was a school science teacher in Lucknow. It was in late fifties and I was also one of his students. Surprisingly our school had a huge science laboratory which today even rich private schools might not have. We often had the demonstration of full experiments in the laboratory class room. Like he would show that how...
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Do unto yourself do unto others

Ethics
There are times when an employer has to pass a judgment on moral grounds against an employee. This is a case of a big manufacturer and his agent of a territory. The agent collected a cash component of an order from a customer and he did not remit the amount to the manufacturer. The agent in the past had been pleading the manufacturer to remit his commissions but the manufact...
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