Kismet and Karma have brought Pam Handa to our neighbourhood

People with artistic inclinations have always found the serenity, ambience, culture and life style of our State an elixir for their aesthetic sensibilities. This was precisely what made Pam and Dr. P.K. Handa relocate to our neighbourhood in February this year, after retirement from active professional pursuits. Pam Handa is a writer by passion. Having spent her prime years in …

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The Encyclopedia Man – Meet Harnarain Singh Myer

Now at the ripe age of 85, Harnarain Singh Myer, a senior citizen of our neighbourhood recounts his journey through the production of several encyclopaedia. While the prime years of his life were spent in the management of tea plantations in West Bengal, his passion for collating and presenting information lay dormant. Right from his school days he was involved …

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Aflatoon by Ulhas Joshi released

Aflatoon, a book in Marathi written by Shri Ulhas Joshi comprising  of short stories  and pen portraits of some eminent personalities who have excelled in their respective professions was released recently. Mr. Joshi who was the Head master of St. Joseph’s Institute has wide experience of creative writings and has published several books in Marathi including a novel entitled “Ghat” …

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The Jungle Book of Management by Ramesh Kumar Mendiratta

Ramesh Kumar Mendiratta’s The Jungle Book of Management explores different leadership styles that is compared to animal, bird and other fauna behaviour and habits. The seed for a book on this topic and this perspective of management styles was sown in Ramesh Kumar’s mind way back in 1988 by Prof CGK Nair while Ramesh Kumar was attending a course at …

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Get into the “Pages” – A bookstore at last in the neighbourhood

The neighbourhood has for long felt the absence of a book store that has a varied collection that caters to all ages and subjects. In an age when most adults lament the lack of a good reading habit in the younger generation, a bookstore that meets the need has now opened its doors. This enterprise has been set up by …

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