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The Rooh Afza Story

This is a funny story from a long time ago. I moved to Delhi after I got married. It was summer time. My husband’s 2 younger brothers used to live with him at that time. These guys used to drink tea in the evening. I on the other hand was used to drinking something cold. […]

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Dussehra is one of the most important festivals celebrated in India. Dussehra is derived from the Sanskrit words Dasha and Hara, meaning remover of the bad fate. This day is celebrated as the victory of Lord Rama over the demon king Ravana. Dussehra is also known as Vijay Dashmi, which means victory on the tenth day. In Bengal this […]

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My 1 year report card

It’s been a year that we moved back to India and here are how things stand (in the decreasing order of importance): Health I fall sick more often Family Have rest of the family but miss Tushar Job Exciting Fun Activities Delhi is a happening place Weather Nothing can beat bay area weather Time For […]

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Raksha Bandhan is a celebration of the affection between brothers and sisters. Sisters tie the silk thread called Rakhi on their brothers’ wrists and pray for their well being and brothers promise to take care of their sisters. When The festival falls on the Shravan Purnima, which generally falls in the month of August. Significance […]

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Teej is a festival for Hindu women. It is almost synonymous with the mehndi and the swings. It is celebrated mostly in North India but it’s slowly dying. The main reason is that it’s not a holiday for most working women so they don’t have time to celebrate it. It takes place on the third day […]

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