Category Archives: Animals

Three Idiots

Aamir Khan’s recent movies ‘Three Idiots’ and ‘Dil Chahta Hai’ have made it quite fashionable these days to hang around as a threesome. 

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Winter In Delhi, December 2016

Early morning sun, looking like a new bride, shy, wearing reddish-orange costume and golden jewellery…It reminded me of my own wedding day on 18 December 1992…

Juliet, waiting for her Romeo…

Green parrots, happy and free, a rare sight in Delhi… You generally see them in cages….They filled my heart with hope.. 

Pigeons off to work, as I was that day…

Early morning Moon, at 5:30 AM, shining brightly, still quite fresh…

Moon on its way out for the day…, saying goodbye…

A Meeting (Photo-Story)

1. An emergency meeting took place last week.

Agenda: Demonetization, pollution, and population control.

2. Meeting ended with no quick solutions in sight. The participants walked away in disgust, feeling very disappointed.

3. Going, going, gone…

An Incongruous Visitor

Look closely at this pic. It was clicked at Noida, a town bordering Delhi. Apart from the buffaloes and garbage commonly seen in Delhi too, there is one more thing that’s an uncommon sight in Delhi. In case you are still guessing, it’s a white crane casually walking around!

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Sunset Over Noida

 

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A few days ago, I had to stay back in office for some work that couldn’t be postponed. By the time I came out, the sun was about to set. It glowed brightly with varigated hues of orange and down below, the smoldering garbage and malingering cattle were no longer so conspicuous. They had turned into mere shadows, covered with a black film of darkness…It was a lovely sight! That was when I realized that Nature never gets affected by ugliness around her and never, ever forgets to look beautiful, so why must I? With my spirits considerably lifted by this thought, I got into an auto and went home…

Gossiping Over Snacks…

I wonder what our so-called Gau-Rakshaks (bovine protectors) will say when they see this pic…This is at some place in UP (Uttar Pradesh), North India…

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Yesterday, on 25 August 2016, apart from the usual headlines on murder, rapes, and suicides, our national dailies (links given below)  were all agog with reports of our national highways planning to use mountains of garbage piled up at landfills like the one at Ghazipur.  It filled me with hope and optimism. Let’s see how it goes.

The Hindu (http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/nhai-to-use-solid-waste-from-ghazipur-in-delhimeerut-expressway/article8770832.ece)

http://www.newindianexpress.com/nation/NHAI-to-use-Municipal-solid-waste-for-construction-of-highways/2016/06/24/article3498377.ece

 

Stupor Of A Dog

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Train loads of working people kept coming and descending down the steps at the Vaishali Metro Station. But the dog slept on with eyes tightly shut, unperturbed, oblivious…

You might think that he is dead. I thought so too when I saw him for the first time on my first day of travelling to my new office. When I took a closer look, I concluded that he wasn’t dead; because dead people have certain telltale signs and he had none of those. He wasn’t decaying or stinking and he didn’t have flies buzzing over him.

Today was my 4th day of travelling on this route and I noticed that the same dog was curled up in the same place in the same posture. As I walked past him, it occurred to me that perhaps someone is feeding him drugs! But there is one thing that makes this dog very special. He is neat and tidy and always sleeps at the same address…

Here are some more pics…

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