Sunday, September 22, 2013

SoundTrek - Mixing India and Bharat

 (Parikrama and the talented young musicians of the Gandhi Ashram, Kalimpong on the show)

I was on an autorickshaw back to the station from a recent conference I had attended. I struck up a conversation with a school professor who shared the auto with me. I asked him how his experience at the conference had been. He said this, "The talks were good, but many of them were speaking about India, while the problems I faced where from Bharat."

I started thinking, 'So are they very different?'

Staying in India for the past two years, I can say I am proud about how far my country has come after Independence. But has everyone benefited from development. Have we all really modernized.

Saturday, September 14, 2013

Experience and Insights from a National Conference and Exhibition on Education

On the 11th,12th and 13th of September, 2013, I got to attend the World Didac 2013 Education Exhibition and the Asian Summit on Education and Skills in Mumbai. I write this blog post to share my experience with you and some of the things I learned over the three days.

It was indeed an enriching experience and the event was attended by teachers, trainers, education material suppliers, educational technology providers and members of the Didactic Organization. Had some very insightful conversations at the event and here are some of the things I learned.
Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Rafeal Nadal and lessons from the life of a professional tennis player?

Last night I saw Rafael Nadal win his 13th Grand Slam title when he beat Novak Djokovic in the final of the US Open 2013.  It was a great game and Nadal truly is a Champion.

But there is so much you can learn from the life of a professional tennis player. Some of them are:

Friday, September 6, 2013

Why LOVE can change the world?

Love…this four letter word brings about an emotion…a feeling like no other. Today let us understand why Love can indeed change the world. 

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Why you and Bill Gates can have similar daily learning experiences?


Bill Gates is often considered a thought leader and one of the richest men on this planet. Yes, he may have access to certain things that the normal person may not have access too…But let’s think again…
Sunday, September 1, 2013

Why the World Loves Shah Rukh Khan?

Born on 2nd November, 1965, Shah Rukh Khan is often considered one of the world's biggest cinematic stars with a following in billions. 

As a young boy who grew up in an Indian Household with constant exposure to the Bollywood movies, I have seen him grow from strength to strength with each of his performances and the different roles he played.