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12 Awesome quotes from Wings of Fire – by Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam

Almost everyone has read, “Wings of Fire” by our beloved people’s president APJ Abdul Kalam Sir. Sadly, I did not. I decided to change that and downloaded the kindle version of the book from Amazon. Needless to say, the book is fascinating and enlightening.  It contains many nuggets of practical wisdom from Kalam Sir. His […]

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पुस्तक समीक्षा – अच्युत गोडबोले ह्यांची गणिती – Pleasantreads book review

Submitted originally by – Mr Ramakant Kulkarni – Retd. General Manager – NABARD[National bank for Agriculture and Rural Development] “गणिती” हे अच्युत  गोडबोले व माधवी ठाकूर देसाई या लेखकद्वयीनी लिहिलेले पुस्तक नुकतेच वाचले. या पूर्वी अच्युत गोडबोलेंची तीन पुस्तके मी वाचलेली होती :  किमयागार, बोर्डरूम व मुसाफिर ! जगातल्या अनेक ग्रंथांचा धांडोळा घेऊन जास्तीत जास्त सोप्या […]

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Pleasantreads Book review – Musings on Hinduism

There is a lot of material on the Internet over Hindu Philosophy. Google up the word,” Hindu” and you would find scores of web pages dedicated to it. However, there is no Primer or a Ready Reckoner available which will immediately help you in gaining an understanding about this topic. As a practicing Hindu myself, […]

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Pleasant Reads Book review: Into Thin Air by Aaditya Khare

Mountains, with their mystic allure, have always drawn mankind towards them. Whilst to most of us, mountains offer a scenic escape or a fleeting sense of adventure from a dreary city life, but to some others, they mean a deep yearning, an irresistible pull.  For the later types i.e. the mountaineers, climbers, mountains signify a […]

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