Strange Affections- A short story by Prannay Jha

‘The ultimate dream has so much of desperation, that it scares us to actually touch it. Imagine that that little child you had been nurturing for an eternity but never allowed to grow; dies…What would you do then? Where would you fall?’ Chapter 1: Stranger of the trip: “Give me another, Mark”. By now he…

FAQs- Job at Think & Learn Pvt. Ltd. (BYJU'S)

Ques- When will I get my offer letter? Ans- Be patient. You shall receive a welcome mail from us telling you when and where to report. You shall also receive a mail to complete some formalities on a portal. Again; be patient. Ques- What kind of profile is it? Ans- It’s a BDA (B2C) profile…

The Room

He loved the study. He claimed that he could spend a lifetime there. It was one place he cleaned himself, managed and even arranged. It had been the same since ages. The Mahogany was consistent through the room. A leather sofa set to the left with a small centre table that often had a book…

WordAds- Review- might not be worth it

I have the domain Subtlewords.com for about two years now. I used to dominantly write poetry with the occasional article. My views were never much. As wordpress.com does not allow 3rd party ads, I applied for the newly launched Wordads. I never noticed that my request had been accepted until a few months after it.…

Khushwant Singh- Every writer's dream

In my first week in the new school, DPS Navi Mumbai, there was a career counselling group that came to advice and advertise. They had started their presentation by claiming that every human has a dream job be it a rockstar, a musician or an entrepreneur. When they asked the crowd for examples, I announced…

Philanthropy- Look at the bigger picture

Now that I have got you here, please read the article below. Don’t be pissed and look at the bigger picture 🙂 I remember a ‘Friends’ episode where Joey claimed that no act in this world can be a selfless one. Every pure act gives the individual something in return. It prodded me to think…

London Vs Paris

London and Paris, one is an exemplar of historical success and the other of eccentric beauty. I had a chance to visit both this summer. However short the stays were, I believe that the first impression is what counts. I had a pre-conceived hatred for London. They had ruled us for a couple hundred years…

Guilt

1963 Our beloved Prime Minister Shri Jawaharlal Nehru was very jubilant about the Indo-Chinese relationships. Next year we have a war with them. Nehruji who couldn’t bear the emotional tension died the following year, a stroke they say, suffocation from guilt, I believe. Though the medical dictionary doesn’t allow me to, but I comprehend guilt as a…