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She is Unbeatable Because India Beats in Her! 🇮🇳 💓

#moreindianthanyouthink sangeeta mishra norwegian in India

Have you seen this TVC by Lufthansa Airlines? It embodies the true ethos of India and reflects its growing and ever-glowing global influence. Though the spirit of India is portrayed in a humorous way, this TVC very wittily tells how the whole world appreciates Indians’ energy and enthusiasm and want to beat their winning stride by following them in their silly yet simple ways. The protagonist, the coach in the TVC says, “If you want to beat Indians, you have ... Read More »

Predictions & Predications: #MoreIndianThanYouThink

Sangeeta Mishra with Bergshaven foreigner predictions #MoreIndianThanYouThink

“You may also be able to predict what’s next and then have the flexibility to evolve.”— Marc Benioff. We Indians have a tendency to predict and predicate about things, situations, conditions and people. That’s the reason we have astrologers, fortune tellers and soothsayers in abundance. The Indian children have to face such predictions and predications about their future during their growing days, not only from the elders of the family but also from the innumerable people around. As a child, ... Read More »

My ‘Bindi-gasm’ 🔴 #MoreIndianThanYouThink

bindi the style symphony

Life is all about making your own choices, and I made mine by sticking to my roots. Or, should I say that I was not given any choices but to stick to them! Looking like a stereotypical emblem of India is indeed pride for me today but there was a time when I was being ridiculed for it for my ways of dressing, speaking and behaving. I was 18, just married and expected to be dressed like a married Indian ... Read More »

The Complexity of Indian Complexion & India Shines

Indian journey the style symphony

She sobbed when despite delivering her best she was entitled as the runner up in the fancy dress competition of the Montessori section. She wept when she was punished by her teacher in the primary class just because of a talkative group was caught, though she was nowhere involved. She was excruciated when they said ‘No’ to her despite her good acting skills. She longed to play Cinderella in the high school play, but the lead role was passed on ... Read More »

The Space Crusader: #ColgateMagicalStories

Children are natural flyers and they live in their own zero gravity zones of creativity and nothing can weigh them down from soaring high. Their creativity propels them to the zenith’s height, from where they refuse to get back to the ground reality. These qualities make them the astronauts in true sense, light in weight but grave with potential. My 3 and a half years old nephew Adwik is a story-teller, a chatter-box! He floats in his own space but ... Read More »

तिनकों के सहारे: A Woman on Women’s Day!

A very happy Women’s Day to all of you! To all the daughters, sisters, mothers, my post is dedicated to all those women who are unsung, unheard. Hope you all have received wishes of Women’s Day from all over by now. 8th of March comes and goes every year. We receive appreciations, applause, wishes and gifts every year, celebrate the day like any other festival, and then go back to our shackled routine lives. We feel great being women. We ... Read More »

Why Children Need Their Personal Space? A Poetic Fiction

Adwik Habios car bed

Children are nature’s greatest gift to us, but it hurts when they lose their connection with nature. A touch of turf beneath their feet and a shade of the vast and vivid sky above their head, are those vital elements our kids are missing today. And the saddest part is that we can’t do anything to fill this void in our children’s life. So, the best way to compensate the loss is to befit their lives with a personal space ... Read More »

9 Personal Finance Tips I learnt from my Dad to Plan my Present and Future

fiance tips from dad

One day during 1980s, my Dad arrived home with a beautiful painting. He kept it in the small living room of our home with great fanfare. Mom laughed and asked, what on earth was he planning to do with it? The entire painting consumed the maximum space of the room. “Well, someday we will shift to our bigger home” he said, “and this was the ‘future’ investment. My Dad was a great example of how to strike a perfect balance ... Read More »

My Little Girl Turned into a Saree Clad Lady and I Cried Again

graduation ceremony Anindhya Notre Dame Academy

17th December 2016 — for me it was a day to be cherished forever. My clumsy little baby Anindhya turned into a graceful lady, as I wrapped the first saree of her life around her. Finally, she has  graduated from the prestigious institution Notre Dame Academy and I’m left with thousands of emotions, feelings, memories and experiences. Exactly 8 years back, Maitreni graduated from the same school and on that day, I made her wear a white saree (though it ... Read More »

3 Simple Steps to investing in Luxury Dubai Properties

AYKON City DAMAC properties Dubai

Dubai Real estate market got a huge popularity w.r.t. return and hence most of the expats has already started investing in Dubai to get good return out of their investments. Damac Properties is one of the leading real estate company in Dubai. They construct and offer luxury residential and commercial properties for sale in Dubai, UAE and other Gulf countries. The famous projects by DAMAC include:  – Akoya Oxygen  – Akoya Imagine  – Aykon City The real estate market is ... Read More »

RAVAN DAHAN: Let us kill the real demon inside us

ravan dahan

Finally, the diurnal event of burning the demon, steeped into hoary mythology, symbolizing triumph of virtue over vice is over. Celebrated with traditional gaiety and fervor, this custom made me wonder as to whether Ravan can be considered a Demon in today’s time? Eyeing over other’s wife, abducting  her deceitfully and forcibly, in a fit of raze while blinded with anger was considered his sin, despite being admired and respected as an erudite and a master of arts and crafts. Absconding ... Read More »

Yaadon Ki Baraat with Yaaron Ki Baraat: Journey down the memory lane

Yaaron Ki Baraat

We were Montessori friends! From our broken milk teeth as toddlers to that first pimple in the teenage; from the first trophy in the spelling contest to that hiding of our report cards from parents for those falling grades, we shared all those priceless moments together. We shared all those moments together, sweet or sour, happiness or sorrow. Those were the moments stolen from my true and worth cherishing friendship with my childhood friend Priyanka. We hardly meet today being ... Read More »

Anindhya’s Special Birthday Bash with Myfloralkart! 🎂

Anindhya birthday

19th August is one of the most special days of my life. It’s the birthday of my little one, Anindhya and like every year, this was made remarkable too by a close-knit family party. It was Anindhya’s 17th birthday, and she wanted it to be private yet memorable. A week before her day, she expressed her desire with me that this one might be her last birthday with family as she will move towards another city next year for higher ... Read More »

Happy Birthday to my not-so-grown-up baby Anindhya

happy birthday Anindhya haiku

Yesterday, 19th August, was the 17th birthday of my younger daughter Anindhya. Through this Haiku poem, I am extending my heartfelt birthday wishes to her. The prettiest lass Who possesses a bright mind, and is deemed to shine. The bluestocking belle Flourishes by leaps and bounds, yet remains fragile. Her dauntless spirit, Which aims to touch skies, but she stays docile. Happy birthday to Anindhya, afar censure, with the cutest smile. When she was born, I felt contented as a ... Read More »

Help the Cyclist without arms to raise funds for participating in Asian Para-Cycling Championship 2017

athlete Jagwinder Singh

migme is raising funds on its social entertainment platform for Super Singh This is the story of an athlete who didn’t let any obstacle get in the way of his dream! He left no stone unturned to cross all impediments and emerge as a winner. He was born without hands, but, his fascination for cycling started when he saw his sister cycling in front of him as a child. Despite his family warning him not to cycle, he still went ... Read More »