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Most Kashmiri Students are Not Stone Pelters  (a.k.a Don’t Believe the National Media)
Most Kashmiri Students are Not Stone Pelters (a.k.a Don’t Believe the National Media)

Think of students from Kashmir and you would think of stone pelters and agitators. Atleast, that’s what the national media wants us to believe. That’s definitely NOT the case and I saw this first hand. A few days ago, I was invited to give a guest lecture at Central University of Kashmir. It is one of the 13 newly established central universities in different states…

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24 May 17

A Bag of Gold

Today, I got a bag of coins. Precious Ten rupee coins. The Madras Advertising Club, where I teach Online Advertising, paid my honorarium of Rs.1000 in Ten rupee coins. In these times of #Demonetization, it sure felt like a bag of gold! 

16 Nov 16

10 Steps I Take to Truly Benefit From a Book. 
10 Steps I Take to Truly Benefit From a Book. 

An important lesson I’ve learned is that reading a book only makes sense if you can put the learnings into action. Earlier I would focus on finishing a book. (which I admit is a task in itself). Once I finish a book, a sense of relief comes over. I take a few days break before I start reading another book. What use is the book…

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13 Oct 16

Today starts my annual pilgrimage to BIM Trichy (Bharathidasan Institute of Management), one of India’s leading B-Schools. This is my 4th year here and I teach Digital & Social Media Marketing for the final year students. Look forward to a fun-filled, action-packed days of teaching and learning.

08 Jul 15