Pep talk: A commitment to the beautiful game

By Rituraj Borkakoty

At a time when the world is littered with hate and anger, Pep Guardiola has taken matters into his own hands by helping us escape the gloom, albeit momentarily. For 90 minutes, he brings that smile back to our faces by sending football teams that don’t really make the world a fairyland, but they turn their playground into a canvas with their exhilarating passing game.

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The most important Ramadan lesson I learnt from my maid

By Anjana Sankar

As someone who grew up in India, the holy month of Ramadan has always passed quite unceremoniously for me. We were aware that our Muslim neighbours  and friends were fasting during the month, but no one abstained from drinking or eating in public. It was business as usual. We ate and drank oblivious to those who silently abstained from any kind food or drink.

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The Rooh Afza jingle takes me back to my childhood days

By Saman Haziq

Often some things trigger our subconscious mind and take us back to our childhood. Up until now, for me, it was usually a song or a particular aroma or any kind of a sensory input that would instantly trigger nostalgia. But recently, it was amid a very busy day, a news headline that brought back fond memories from my childhood.

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