‘Earning a star’

Remember the feeling when your teacher gave you a star in the notebook at the age when you probably still owned some of your milk teeth? A science communicator from the Dentistry background, Miss Shubhra Mittal can tell you exactly how it feels because she recently relived that feeling. She was stationed in 9th coach … Continue reading ‘Earning a star’

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Innocent teaching…

We were in the small village of Bajalta, where people spoke the local language and fluent Hindi. I was faced with a moment where I was finding it difficult to translate technical terminology in to Hindi. A young boy, his shirt was torn and pants faded but one who wore confidence on his sleeve, walked … Continue reading Innocent teaching…

Ones who argue and shake their head…

The team reached a spectacular station of the journey, Udhampur in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. The state, Indians adore and talk of with pride, fondly named ‘Bharat ke sar ka taj – The Crown of India’, and ‘Heaven on earth’ and the instant we stepped on to the platform, we knew exactly why. … Continue reading Ones who argue and shake their head…