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Every time I could not breathe, I wrote.Every time I could not live any more, I wrote.Every time I gave up, I wrote.Every time I loved too much, I wrote.To me, writing is synonymous with breathing.My poetry isn’t your polished fancy bouquet that is hand-delivered. It is that wild flower swaying to the rough northern winds and still surviving, oblivious to the world outside but dancing to its own rhythm.
The Shershah of Kargil takes you through the life and times of the Late Captain Vikram Batra P.V.C, who was one of the greatest Indian soldiers. Embark on a journey of an ordinary lad from Palampur who went on to become a legendary warrior before he turned twenty-five. With access to first-hand accounts from his family, friends and comrades, the author takes you through the various dimensions of Captain Batra’s life.What made a young man of twenty, ditch a highly-paid job with the merchant navy? What made Captain Batra the daredevil commando he was? What were his aspirations and dreams? Who were his closest people and what did he do to show the love he had for his soulmate? Why was he called The Shershah of Kargil? What made him say Yeh Dil Maange More at 17000 feet? And what was the imp...
Akshay Dev, the most suitable boy and heir of Apex Industries accepts the proposal of a girl from lower middle class background, Tara Acharya, in their first meeting. Their marriage results in strange reactions from people around thereby revealing the darkest truths hidden in their closets.Was it jealousy? Hatred or something else?Will Akshay’s and Tara‘s marriage sustain the pressure of these revelations? Will Tara be able to trust her husband again? Will Akshay save his marriage and his brother’s future that were deeply connected? It is a very powerful tale…that will surely leave an imprint in your heart.
A super swift train, with 1500 passengers and 250 staff, running at a mind-blowing speed of 1200 KMPH, which can neither be stopped nor slowed, is seized for a ransom of a trillion dollars.When a strong negative force like terrorism is at large, God always creates an equal or superior positive force. Join this positive journey against terrorism, and you’ll be guaranteed with a stream of solutions for global emancipation, peace and prosperity.
If you are a person who wishes to build on your significant relationships and enhance them, Creating Winning Relationships through Conversations with Self is for you. This is a chatty book, with stories and live examples. It talks about the challenges we face while relating with others and aspects that can positively influence relationships. This broadens your perspective and helps you choose how you would like to enhance yourself as well as your relationships.
The word Gothic has connotations of violence and grotesqueness. The popular Gothic elements are blood and gore, unnatural and supernatural occurrences, eerie passages, mystery, haunted castles, ghosts, perambulating skeletons, numerous death in a gory manner, Byronic love, passion and revenge. As Virginia Woolf rightly calls them, they are “the strange human need for feeling afraid.” It is the Hyde in every Jekyll that makes one take to the gothic. The British Revenge Tragedies, embedded with these elements, serve as forerunner of the gothic genre.In The Jew of Malta, we find the barbaric, scheming Machiavellian Barabas that plots the evil actions in the play that leads to mass graves and, eventually, himself being burned alive in a cauldron.In The Spanish Tragedy, Andrea’s ghost and...
The Philosopher Volunteer is an adaptation of Plato’s famous ‘Philosopher King’ ideology. Plato wanted society to be ruled by a wise and learned philosopher king. It is tough to argue with Plato, but this book aims to establish that it is easier to create an alternative, the philosopher volunteer.The world faces four mega crises: Wealth inequality. Depletion of natural resources. Overpopulation. Environmental degradation.The answer to these mega crises is the philosopher volunteer. Twenty-first century philosophy must integrate ancient Indian philosophy, classical Greek philosophy and the philosophy of empirical science. This book seeks to argue why that is the case.
Life and death are the two important phases of our lives. The transition from young to old takes place automatically but in different phases. We sometimes feel it, face it and many times we have to pay dearly for being ignorant of what is happening to our body, what we need to do and when. This book brings to you a wealth of information on what you must know to live a long happy life.
Vikram asked Vedika if she liked the carousel as a marriage interview question! Didn’t he have anything else to ask? How did Vedika respond?Thirty-year-old Jahaan had never complained about the loss of his parents during partition. He just remembered a goldfish! Karim Chacha claims he was absolutely fine a day before. Why is Jahaan dead now?A war hero who has fought valiantly for his country is unable to cope with the small struggles of life. Can a little boy help him win the battle of life?Why does Tom want to prove his worth to a picture?Long Story Short answers these questions and many more! These stories are about characters who fight personal battles and win. They are a metaphor for the heroic spirit an average individual exhibits. They narrate life events that mirror the battles re...
Brilliant, beautiful and creative young career women, Shalini Samuel and Riya Batra, are steadily climbing up the corporate ladder when one day, they are approached by their boss with an incredible proposal – a proposal to make a billion dollars. The girls are skeptical at first, but their sense of adventure gets the better of them and they get on board. But office rivalries have to be dealt with before that, and a blast out of Shalini’s painful past threatens to derail the project altogether.
The kingdom of Indraprasth has grown in size following many battles with rival territories. Enter the lives of Kavach, the king of Indraprasth, his brother, Kabir and the two young princes, Siddharth and Parth. Their lives are changed forever following the appearance of a man named Rudra in the kingdom. Who is Rudra? Is he a spy from a rival kingdom? What are his motives? Or is it just mere co-incidence?
Every human being is predestined to reign in life. Sometimes, the trivial issues in life are magnified and capture our attention, whereas core issues of greater importance remain unattended. The deep-rooted flavours of desires and the deadly syndrome called Temptation rule peoples’ lives.Temptation – The Uncontrollable Syndrome enables you to reduce this dreadful undercover killer to ashes. It unfolds the dynamics of Temptation in all walks of life and elucidates them with stories and true incidents.Learn the wisdom of godly principles and apply the proven oracles to resist the different shades of temptation in your everyday life. This message will bring you the promise of deliverance and the hope of victory in your life!
‘Successful entrepreneur Ashok Raj commits suicide’, read the headlines of newspaper articles. He was found hanging from a ceiling fan. James Antony, a retired police officer remembers solving the case in the 1980s.It turned out be one of the most interesting days of his life when he received a phone call reporting the suicide. But things change within minutes of him reaching the crime scene—evidence revealed it was not a suicide but a cold blooded murder. Who was responsible for it?Umpteen clues and a trail of mystery shroud the truth. But will James find out who the killers really are before time runs out and innocent lives are sacrificed?
In this book, we pool over 50 years of experience to share with you what it takes to be a super-successful brand manager. We will unfold secrets of success that are not taught in any brand-management course or by any corporate bosses but are expected to learn through the hard knocks of life. However, you need not go through the grind; we will share all the secrets of success that will provide you a rock-solid base and boost your career.This book will be useful not only for marketing management students or new entrants who desire to be successful brand managers but also for experienced brand managers and marketing managers who can use it to fast forward their success.Here’s what you’ll get from this book: you’ll learn many crucial lessons that we have learnt after encountering many di...
Are you tired of not getting what you want and are desperately looking for a way to turn thisaround? Are you finally looking to change your life and create the life of your dreams? Do you wantto be in a better place than what you are currently in? If your answer to any of those questions is a‘yes’, then this book is for you, my friend!A Teenager’s Ultimate Guide to Success offers precisely thought-through, highly adaptablegems of advice for teenagers in the age group of 15-19 years. The book looks into the typicalproblems teenagers are likely to face in their day-to-day lives—be it academics, grades,relationships, peer pressure or anything for that matter! The easy-to-follow guidelines and easy-todigestnuggets of wisdom in this book will help you get what you want! Change yourself ...
Life is like an educational institution where the nuances of living in peace and tolerance are self-taught. The events in our lives are pre-destined and without exception each individual has to face the highs and lows of life. This is a continuous process in which none are to be blamed, in particular God. In reality it is our Karma that pushes up or pulls us down. ”The will of God will never take you where the grace of god will not protect you.”Sunanda Ananth, the author, found herself posed with questions quite often by her friends and other Sai devotees – Why is it that we suffer despite being pious? What wrong have we done? Why does not God come to our rescue, and so on and so forth? Pondering over these questions, her quest for the answers began.At this juncture, a spiritually-ac...
A renowned Cardiac Surgeon talks about the pitfalls in the field of medicine, nutrition, and fitness. He takes you on a tour through the world of fitness, logically and eloquently elucidating the various factors that lead to obesity and other lifestyle diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, and hypothyroidism.The author explains how these conditions develop, how they can be prevented, and how they can be reversed most of the time. He has also developed new techniques to achieve fat loss and muscle gain in the shortest possible time without the use of steroids.
“We all need at least 2 hours of deep sleep per night.” We do not get it if our nose is blocked! Why is the nose blocked at night? What is sinusitis? What is CSF Rhinorrhoea? Why do we get snoring? Is discharge from the nose dangerous? An introduction to Ear, Nose and Throat ailments.
In the tradition of Urdu and Hindi poetry, many poets have created literature relying on the close interrelation between the two languages, which subsequently became the cornerstone of their literary works. In their respective times, through their poetry, they formed bridges between languages and cultures, and in a simpler language and style, instilled a new sense of aesthetics amongst a large section of the society. Kabir, Nazir, Galib, Faiz and Ibne Insha were such poets in India, whose legacy the author appears to be carrying forward in this collection of Urdu poetry which has been written in Hindi and translated in English as well.The author’s language has precision and sharpness which also encapsulates the contemporary culture of the northern plains of India where the three language...
CFPCM (Certified Financial Planning) is the highest level of certification worldwide in the field of Financial Planning. It was given the gold standard by the Wall Street Journal and is recognized in more than twenty-four countries across the world. TVM (Time Value of Money) questions alone have more than 50% weightage in CFPCM Certification exams. With over 350 TVM solved questions for practice, this book will equip the aspirants with enough knowledge and understanding to prepare and crack the exam easily.
Meet Dev Sharma, a young student, who has a unique ability – he has nightmares that unfortunately come true.It’s Got to Be Love weaves around Dev and his friend Vikram. Dev is initially smitten with Carol, a college girl, but due to various reasons, they part ways. He meets Vaani through Facebook and a steady friendship develops between them, which soon blossoms into love. However, Vaani turns down Dev, for reasons known only to her.Will Dev win back his love?Will Carol come into his life again?Join Dev on his emotional roller-coaster ride in Chandigarh, Delhi and Mumbai.