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Arghya Adhikary (1 Post )

Arghya Adhikary is an amateur photographer.

Dr Jameela Begum (1 Post )

Prof. (Dr.) Jameela Begum was the Head of the Department of English and Director, Centre for Canadian Studies at the University of Kerala. She was the first woman President of the Indian Association for Canadian Studies, and the Secretary of the International Council for Canadian Studies, an organization which has a representation of thirty countries. She is currently the Chairperson of the Curriculum Committee of the Additional Skill Acquisition Programme (ASAP) of the Government of Kerala.

Dr T Rama (2 Posts )

I am an educational professional teaching English to undergraduates, PG, CAT, GMAT aspirants, and other professionals. I have been teaching for more than 25 years now. Besides teaching I wish to create a positive impact on students with my practical approach to life. I believe in the saying “Whatever happens, happens for our good.”

Dr. Janet Brill (4 Posts )

Dr. Janet Brill (Ph D, RD, LDN) is a renowned nutrition & fitness expert, writer and consultant. She is the author of three books - Cholesterol Down, Prevent a Second Heart Attack and Blood Pressure Down book. She blogs to share Mediterranean recipes and tips to promote health and longevity.

Gunjan Joshi (3 Posts )

Gunjan Joshi is a Delhi based Editor who loves to explore every facet of art and literature. A nature-lover and an avid bibliophile, she loves classics in every form. A perfect weekend evening for her is smelling the waft of a classic hardback in her bed followed by a classic movie.

Jagjeet Kaur (1 Post )

Jagjeet Kaur was born in Mumbai-India in 1972. Being part of the army family gave her opportunities to stay in varied parts of the country thereby enriching her perception about different people, cultures and communities. She graduated in science and went on pursue a degree in business management from the prestigious University business school, Chandigarh. She worked for 15 years as senior human resources professional with organisations like Eicher, TATA-AIG, Reliance telecom and GE and Max Bupa She is now pursuing her true calling and passion of creative writing. She enjoys writing short stories. Jagjeet is also an acclaimed painter and a large number of her paintings are held in private collections of art lovers across the world.

Jaya Makkimane (1 Post )

Jaya is a voracious reader and an amateur writer. She loves baking and cooking and hopes to become a successful author someday.

Jeyanthi Manokaran (1 Post )

With a writer's scholarship from Highlight's Foundation and an illustrator's award from UNESCO, Jeyanthi Manokaran connects with kids around the world as a writer and illustrator. Her website is:

Joanna Sarah Koshy (1 Post )

Joanna Sarah Koshy is doing her Computer Science B.Sc in Bangalore, St Joseph's. She has been published previously in Browsing Corner, Inklinks: an Anthology and The Significant Anthology. She is working on a novel presently, besides having her own blog Jabberwockyslayer.

Joydev Majumdar (1 Post )

Joydev Majumdar, a student of Journalism and Mass Communication from Central University of Orissa completed his graduation from the Steel City, Rourkela. Passion for acting and anchoring led him to choose Journalism after his degree. Loves travelling, reading books, interacting, writing poems and stories. Has passion for photography too. He has worked as an intern under Public Relations Dept. of Rourkela Steel Plant and also as feature writer of The New Indian Express (Hyderabad).

Jumelia (3 Posts )

Jumelia is an engineer, an IT consultant, a management student and a classical dancer; also an avid reader of various genres, a mother of two lovely daughters, and a diligent midnight blogger, all in random order. She is still soul-searching and poetry soothes her.

Malini (2 Posts )

Malini loves to write poems, short stories and very short stories.

Perveiz Ali (1 Post )

Born in the eighties in Pampore, the world famous Saffron Town of Kashmir, Perveiz Ali, a poet educationist, is enthused by perennial poetry of famous Kashmiri poetic figures like Lal Ded, Wahab Khar, Rusool Mir, Habba Khatoon, and Mahjoor. Apart from the influence of these great bards, his poetry is strikingly influenced by Sir Mohamnad Iqbal, Mirza Ghalib, Faiz Ahmad Faiz, Ahmed Faraz, Mir Takki Mir, Aga Shahid Ali and Keats. His original poetry has gained him considerable appreciation not only in his nation, but internationally also. Apart from contributing to more than 45 anthologies internationally,his work has been published in various magazines like The Criterion: An International Journal in English, Afflatus, Caesura journal, Different Truths, The Mind Creative etc and numerous other poetry blogs. His poems have been taken for World Women Empowerment Promotion 2015 and World Healing, World Peace 2016. In addition to poetry, he has contributed through reviewing books for various newspapers, online portals and journals like eFiction, Dialogue Times, Kashmir Pen, etc. He is presently associated with an online poetry forum, Koshur Qalam as an administrator.

Preetika Bhardwaj (3 Posts )

Preetika Bhardwaj is a talented little artist. She loves to draw and paint her thoughts and imagination with oil pastels and crayons.

Today’s Motivation

Restricted patterns of thoughts penetrate our efforts and constrain our existence which stops our development. Phases in our life are like the plateaus (highlands), the steps towards success.  We should not remain on the steps; to progress, we must go beyond them.<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->
Restricted patterns of thoughts penetrate our efforts and constrain our existence which stops our development. Phases in our life are like the plateaus (highlands), the steps towards success. We should not remain on the steps; to progress, we must go beyond them.