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Bangalore, India

Bangalore, India

« The compulsions of trade often lead to other connections and spillovers, hard to trace but stubborn in their residue...We get glimpses of places, mentioned in passing in accounts of the time, or described in poetry. »  —Usha K.R., Ruminations along the Silk Route

 

A Doctor-Writer can be a Success Story. How to be a Two-in-One Professional
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T.M. Krishna talk, Part Two
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A Personal Reflective Narrative by Dr. Rodney Dcunha, an Internat St. John’s Medical College, Bangalore

Death disturbs me. It never fails to. And what disturbs me more are the...

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By Sitarah Mathias, a third-year student at St. John's Medical College

Chhatarpur. A sleepy, dusty little town in Madhya Pradesh connected only by road, where life moved in slow motion. Yet, a...

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Tia Teresa Thomas

Today was the last day of our 10-day posting in Emergency Medicine. We were only in fourth term so the prospect of Emergency Medicine excited us more than anything.. Our posting was during...

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On the map of India, my hometown Bangalore sits in the southern projection of the Indian peninsula, equidistant from the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal, at the edge of the Deccan Plateau. We are landlocked, far...

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Communicating through Stories
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Bull Temple, Bangalore
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Warli on Green at St. John's
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(Excerpts from the novel Ghachar Ghochar)

I didn’t put up a fight when the family began efforts to get me married. None of my attempts at romance had got anywhere. It was only Chitra with whom I...

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A Dancer's Story
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Of the thirty-three crore or three hundred and thirty million gods and goddesses of Indian Hindu mythology, the most loved perhaps is Ganesha, especially by children. To begin with, there is his absurdly endearing...

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