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Our Winning Stories from the Past Contest

EPIPHANY

Mayilamma is the kindest person in Gauri’s world. She is also her best friend.

The neighbourhood doesn’t approve of her befriending the daily labourer whom everyone considers slightly dotty (as she talks to animals and keeps food in small leaves and old cracked pots all around her house for them). Gauri never pays heed and always finds time to visit Mayilamma’s house…

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The impurity of ‘otherness’

Thirsty winds floundering about and transporting dust to and fro from one forehead to another. A boy no less sweaty than his friend stands in front of a bookshop naively contemplating the cost of their future. “This is only a hundred and fifty. This is just not enough” complains Shivam. The taller of the two, Amaam explains…

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Nine Days

For me, it was those nine days starting the 9th of March 2017. It was right after I discovered that my unborn baby has a chance for Down syndrome. During the scan, they couldn’t find the ‘nasal bone’ of my baby. That was a powerful marker for Downs syndrome.

“Is there anyways to find out for sure?” I asked the gynecologist. My voice was uncharacteristically cold…

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Inspitales by Category

Thank You, Babe.

By |February 18th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

Thank You, Babe.   Today, I'm here to give an ode to the story of a storyteller that will give you goose bumps and make you visualise that girl whom used to adore. She was Pritha. In one of his [...]

Bad People

By |February 18th, 2020|Inspiring Story, People|

       5 CHARACTERS  TANVI: An average-looking but a bright student who always secures rank among top 3 in a class. MEGHA: Another average-looking but a bright student who always secures rank among top 3 in a class. AAKANSHA: [...]

Picnic

By |February 17th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

  An old lady comes to the park where she often visits. She visits there with her son, daughter-in-law, and grandsons- Abhi and Manyu. Abhi questioned, "Why are we here, Grandma? I thought you want to wander to new places." [...]

EPIPHANY

By |February 17th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Love, People|

Mayilamma is the kindest person in Gauri’s world. She is also her best friend. The neighbourhood doesn’t approve of her befriending the daily labourer whom everyone considers slightly dotty (as she talks to animals and keeps food in small [...]

ईश्वर का अद्भुत उपहार

By |February 19th, 2020|Inspiring Story, People|

तापमान तो पहले ही दस डिग्री सेल्सियस के नीचे था, तो ठंड कुछ कम तो नहीं थी | और रात में बहुत  जोर से दो  लहरा पानी का आया, ऊपर से सुबह-सुबह की पछुआ हवा, कोहरा तो इतना घना था [...]

What it was……

By |February 17th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

A pair of bulbuls assembled a nest on a shrub in our lawn and laid eggs.With time, two chicks came out.Now the process of searching food and feeding the young birds started . Sometimes, it is the turn of male [...]

Gauri- The Shining one

By |February 11th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

Born into a conservative Muslim family, Gauri had a traditional upbringing. Not only was she a beautiful girl, full of life and vigor. Her persona was contagious too. Being the youngest among eight siblings, she was the unprecedented darling of [...]

I’m so glad I quit

By |February 11th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

Have you ever heard of a place where your break was timed? I'm glad you asked. I worked in a bank where the break time was restricted to an hour and even the swipe cards were used to see if [...]

दो शर्तें

By |February 12th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Uncategorized|

अमूमन मैं, अपने ऑफिस से घर लौट कर आता हूँ., और घर में मेरे दो दोस्त मेरा इन्तजार करते है.मेरा सोफा और टीवी. हम तीनो का याराना एक साल से चल रहा है . अरे घर कहा क्या मैंने “नहीं [...]

SMALL BEGINNINGS TO BIG DREAMS

By |February 11th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

“Arise, awake, and stop not until the goal is reached.” These inspiring words of the great Swami Vivekananda had shown the way to a group of 5 individuals, from simple backgrounds, how to start their journey of helping the unfortunate [...]

it’s all in what you see!

By |February 3rd, 2020|Inspiring Story|

 To my dearest,               Hope this letter finds you in best of your health. I never thought we will meet nor didn't plan to hold your hand till now. it is true to the words,  [...]

THE SPILLED HONEY

By |February 11th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

" THE SPILLED HONEY " A story on addiction Written by ✒ Shivaani Ravichandran Once upon a time there lived a lovable family under the hills, their occupation was agriculture and cattle rearing. On every beautiful mornings they have their [...]

THE CHASE

By |February 12th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

THE CHASE. I ran as fast as I could, I needed to escape, there was no other way out. This had happened before; she was far away right now but soon she would be closer. I needed to fool her [...]

ती कशाला?- लेखिका- मेघा पाटील

By |February 17th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

आपल्या आयुष्यात आपण महत्वाची व्यक्ती गमावली तर आपल्याला जी हरवल्याची भावना होते तीच भावना आपण कुठेतरी हरल्याची भावनाहि देते. पण माझ्या घरच्या आणि आसपासच्या लोकांनी कधीच मला हरल्याची भावना जाणवू दिली नाही. आज हे सगळे विचार डोक्यात भून-भून करत नाहीयेत [...]

A woman who taught

By |February 9th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

"Did your dad agree?" "No." This dialogue was on replica mode during our conversation. A woman was telling me how she had plodded to her present status and life, from the paddock of a patriarchal society. She was 10 when [...]

The Runner

By |February 18th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Sports|

Yash , a 23 year old boy is on the start mark of his 200m state running championship 2019 . He looks at the stands where his mother and friends are cheering for him with a look of gaze in [...]

The Garbage Story

By |February 14th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

It has been exactly a week since the garbage collector has come to our street to collect garbage from the houses. The lady comes in her big vehicle with large dustbins in alternate days. She would give a loud whistle [...]

Introduction and Random Nice Strangers

By |July 21st, 2019|People|

  Hello! First of all, I would just like to introduce myself. My name is Catherine “Cathy” Roque from the Republic of the Philippines. I’m already a working professional; I have almost 9 active jobs from all over the world. [...]

The Red Light

By |February 19th, 2020|Inspiring Story, People|

Anand somehow managed to see the timer from the distance. 53 seconds more for the light at the signal to turn green. He did a quick calculation in his head, trying to see if he could cover the distance given [...]

मनू

By |February 17th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Love, People|

बालपणीतलं गाव म्हटलं कि आठवते ती शाळेला लागलेली उन्हाळी सुट्टी, कोकणकन्यातला प्रवास आणि महिनाभर तिथल्या हिरवळीत, तिथल्या मातीत घातलेला धुडगूस. साधारणपणे या वर्णनावरून तुम्हाला कळलंच असेल, कि मी कोकणातला आहे. अर्थात माझं गाव म्हणजे कोकणातल्या राजापूर तालुक्यातील लहानसा खेडेगाव - [...]

LEHAR

By |February 14th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Love, People|

What will you say about a boy who at the age of 15 died with a smile on his face? He made his parents proud, his siblings love him even more while his peers [...]

A November Hero!

By |February 20th, 2020|Inspiring Story, People|

That night Koyeli was on her way home. She had gone to visit her friend, directly from work. It was about 8 pm, a late hour for a neighbourhood like Piyali, near Canning station in West Bengal. As Koyeli approached [...]

The Gem

By |February 18th, 2020|Inspiring Story, People|

  How often do we all remember those wonderful people in our lives- our teachers, after we are out of the institution? May be once a year on Teacher’s Day? Or not even that… because I am sure not all [...]

गरीब की बेटी

By |February 19th, 2020|Education, Inspiring Story, People|

ये कहानी है एक मोनिका नाम की लड़की का जिसने अपनी सपनों की कितनी मुश्किलों के बाद भी पूरा किया। मोनिका एक गरीब घर की लड़की थी । वो अपने माता पिता और एक छोटे भाई के साथ अपने गाने [...]

Friendship

By |February 11th, 2020|People|

What a fine lovely morning in the month of March! As I appreciated the beautiful flowers in the garden outside my classroom at college, I saw my friend, Neerja walking slowly towards me, lost in her own thoughts…. Is something [...]

Rejection

By |February 11th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Love, People|

Rejection - A short story Shruti opened her jewellery box to extract the shiny stone studded bangles that she had chosen for her varmala ceremony. They went perfectly with her peach lehnga adorned completely in zardosi. As she wore the [...]

THE MUMBAI JOURNEY

By |February 19th, 2020|Education, Inspiring Story, People|

As I walked with pride, across the fancy sliding doors and into the world-class airport, I was in awe of the beauty and grandeur of the Indo-Western architecture. I heaved a sense of relief. Five years done and dusted I [...]

Sampaguita

By |January 7th, 2020|People|

This happened on Sunday when my father and I was looking for ways to remit for someone. I was the first one to enter the convenience store. I asked the male employee if there’s Palawan Express or Smart Padala in [...]

Easter 2020. A Day I Realized that I’m…

By |April 21st, 2020|People|

  April 12, 2020. Easter Sunday. The last day of our Holy Week. The last day we practice our religious beliefs as Roman Catholics. The first time we experienced our Holy Week in ECQ (enhanced community quarantine) for COVID19 (coronavirus). [...]

मनू

By |February 14th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Love, People|

बालपणीतलं गाव म्हटलं कि आठवते ती शाळेला लागलेली उन्हाळी सुट्टी, कोकणकन्यातला प्रवास आणि महिनाभर तिथल्या हिरवळीत, तिथल्या मातीत घातलेला धुडगूस. साधारणपणे या वर्णनावरून तुम्हाला कळलंच असेल, कि मी कोकणातला आहे. अर्थात माझं गाव म्हणजे कोकणातल्या राजापूर तालुक्यातील लहानसा खेडेगाव - [...]

THE POSSIBILITY

By |February 19th, 2020|Education, Inspiring Story, People|

It’s the last day of her annual exam. The boys are dispersing happily to their friends’ for lunch. Tenth grade, the foundation of most lives. Girls are giggling as they plan about a movie tomorrow. 'Hey, are you coming or [...]

Leap Year

By |March 30th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Love, People|

  I have been talking myself through writing this piece. I do not know why I am afraid of letting my heart be shown. I am the kind of person who usually wears her heart on her sleeve but I [...]

THE LOST SOCK

By |February 7th, 2020|Inspiring Story, People|

  My father was a struggler in the 90s. Hailing from a middle class family was no piece of cake: a strict father, frugal lifestyle clashing with ambitious aspirations, business ideas vying for a place in a job oriented set [...]

जगणं शिकवणारा प्रवास

By |February 11th, 2020|Inspiring Story, People|

  गड़हिंग्लज ते कोल्हापूर असा नॉन स्टॉप धडाडीचा प्रवास. धडाडीचा यासाठी की तब्बल पंच्याहत्तर मिनिटात वाटेतील खड्डे, स्पीड ब्रेकर ओलांडून, आम्हा शेवटच्या सीटवर बसलेल्या लोकांची हाडं वर खाली करून, मग हायवे ला जरा पाठीला शेक देऊन सुखरूप पोहचवले म्हणून. एक [...]

Power of Words

By |February 12th, 2020|Inspiring Story, People|

POWER OF WORDS Once upon a time, there was a botanist named Dr. Mastana. He used to spend his day looking after the plants or doing some research works with the plants. He did various inventions. One day while he [...]

The Elevator to Nowhere

By |February 21st, 2020|Inspiring Story, Love, People|

Humans believe in a million lies. The best lie that the mind and the heart are both conditioned to believe in is that an ordinary day is by default going to remain uneventful. When an unexpected horror strikes this mirror [...]

Finding Myself

By |June 11th, 2019|People|

When one is accumulating their level of achievement, how is it measured? Usually achievement is measured by 'how much?' Thankfully, although a minority, not everyone sees achievement as materially how much, since they find meaning beyond the material. The debate [...]

SAVITA DEVI & HER GHEVARS

By |February 5th, 2020|Inspiring Story, People|

The ones who make uncommon happenings appear and feel like common practices are known as common people. My visit to Bihar this time was more of people centric. Repeatedly the focus halted on the life and practices of people who [...]

The Gift

By |February 14th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Sports|

Have you ever imagined a gift can change someone's life ?....If not, then be ready to explore a life where you can be witness of changing people life with just a little effort to hold a relation, some happiness and [...]

Next Time

By |June 7th, 2019|Sports|

The little girl waited for her turn to compete. Her pony stamped her foot, irritated at the flies buzzing restlessly through the warm up arena. Slowly, the little girl turned her head and looked over her shoulder, hoping her parents [...]

The gift

By |February 17th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Sports|

Have you ever imagined a gift can change someone's life ?....If not, then be ready to explore a life where you can be witness of changing people life with just a little effort to hold a relation, some happiness and [...]

WILL

By |February 17th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Sports|

"Game. 3- Love". Even in the toughest sport like boxing there is always someone in your corner to guide and raise your spirit, but Tennis is the only sport where you are alone at your dugout. I know you are [...]

22 seconds

By |February 11th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Sports|

"Go Adavait ! Faster go -" this is all I could hear the further scream was inaudible as my head submerged inside the water. The nostrils were already doing their job by now forcing the air out of my lungs [...]

I Breathe Football…

By |February 10th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Sports|

“To Follow Your Dreams, You’ve Got to Bend the Rules" It was yet another game week, two hours until the deadline for Fantasy Premier League. I was trying to finalize my captain for the week when my brother wanted to [...]

The Runner

By |February 18th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Sports|

Yash , a 23 year old boy is on the start mark of his 200m state running championship 2019 . He looks at the stands where his mother and friends are cheering for him with a look of gaze in [...]

The Dream of a Child

By |February 19th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Sports|

“Your love makes me strong. Your hate makes me unstoppable.” ~ Cristiano Ronaldo This is the story of a boy from the streets of Madeira, who now is the richest footballer in the world. Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro, was born [...]

A Tale of True Grit

By |February 17th, 2020|Inspiring Story, People, Sports|

  Sitting in her wheelchair, trying to understand why she was hit with such a huge dose of unfairness, Malathi felt that she heard a voice. “Listen, mother,” it seemed to whisper. It meant something, she knew. It had to. [...]

THE MUMBAI JOURNEY

By |February 19th, 2020|Education, Inspiring Story, People|

As I walked with pride, across the fancy sliding doors and into the world-class airport, I was in awe of the beauty and grandeur of the Indo-Western architecture. I heaved a sense of relief. Five years done and dusted I [...]

Broken vases

By |February 18th, 2020|Education, Inspiring Story|

It was a dark night. The clouds covered the sky. There weren't any twinkling stars, nor the beautiful moon visible. Raju sat in a corner of his thatched hut, amidst the broken pieces of the vases.  The snoring of his [...]

Taani.

By |February 21st, 2020|Education, Inspiring Story, Love|

It was Wednesday morning, the clock was ticking 10 am I had already made breakfast for my husband , I was getting late I shouted as there was a chaos going on mind  "Today also she is late ,why she [...]

The Reminiscent Ride

By |February 19th, 2020|Education, Inspiring Story, People|

As the raindrops trickled down the windowpane, Parimal stared outside the moving train. Just as a mother soothes her crying child, Parimal also felt that same swaying motion. Although he knew why it happened, after all, he was a certified [...]

Abortion

By |February 18th, 2020|Education|

"Every child is special", I wonder, how much of this phrase is true and holds applicability in our day-to-day life. Birth of a boy is considered as a moment of pride in Indian society, but why do I feel as [...]

बापू के आँसू

By |February 18th, 2020|Education, Inspiring Story, People|

बापू के आँसू शहर का महात्मा गाँधी चौराहा शहर के व्यस्ततम् चौराहो में आता हैं और आए दिन यह चर्चा में रहता हैं जिसका कारण हैं आए दिन होने वाली रोड़ रेज़ की और मारपीट की घटनाओं का होना।चौराहे के [...]

The House Husband

By |February 26th, 2020|Education, Inspiring Story, Love|

The House Husband “It’s my great pleasure to call our beloved Principal Mrs. Shovna Basu to the stage to say a few words on her last day at school today!” announced a seventeen-year old school girl with great enthusiasm as [...]

Goals and YOU

By |February 10th, 2020|Education, Inspiring Story, Love, People|

"Were they born smart? I'm sure they must be from a good background." Does that actually matter? Does anything in this world matter? If only I could be as bold and charming as that person is, if only I could [...]

Boredom

By |February 11th, 2020|Education, Inspiring Story, Love, People, Uncategorized|

When boredom strikes creativity takes over. After sending her daughter to school,Zyra started preparing breakfast for her husband and her parent in laws, they were still asleep,so after preparing breakfast she prepared lunch as her husband and father-in-law took lunch [...]

उड़ान सपनों की

By |February 18th, 2020|Education, Inspiring Story|

सुखी..ओ सुखी…सुबह के 5 बज गए हैं और अभी तक महारानी की तरह सो रही हैं | कड़कती आवाज में एक चालीस  वर्षीय महिला ने कहा | इतना सुनते  ही हड़बड़ाते हुए एक 22 साल की लड़की चारपाई से उतरी [...]

Mystery of Technology

By |February 19th, 2020|Education, Inspiring Story|

  Every morning Piyali, a news reporter joggs for thirty minutes in a garden near her house. Today, she finally decides to talk to the boy she has been observing from past three days sitting  on the same bench. “Hey” [...]

IAS… ध्येय वेडा प्रवास…

By |February 15th, 2020|Education, Inspiring Story|

       19 मे 2001 चा तो दिवस.... एक सामान्य कुटुंबात मी जन्म घेतला, पण त्यांना अपेक्षा असते ती एक वंशाच्या दिव्याची. एक आई वडिलांसाठी तर त्यांचं मुल हे त्यांना प्रियच असत तसचं माझ्या आई वडिलांना सुध्दा माझ्या जन्माची [...]

गरीब की बेटी

By |February 19th, 2020|Education, Inspiring Story, People|

ये कहानी है एक मोनिका नाम की लड़की का जिसने अपनी सपनों की कितनी मुश्किलों के बाद भी पूरा किया। मोनिका एक गरीब घर की लड़की थी । वो अपने माता पिता और एक छोटे भाई के साथ अपने गाने [...]

THE POSSIBILITY

By |February 19th, 2020|Education, Inspiring Story, People|

It’s the last day of her annual exam. The boys are dispersing happily to their friends’ for lunch. Tenth grade, the foundation of most lives. Girls are giggling as they plan about a movie tomorrow. 'Hey, are you coming or [...]

Educate Me

By |February 26th, 2020|Education, Inspiring Story|

Girish, a young college going boy of age 21 entered in slum house, based at sandurst road, Mumbai(girish was very pleased to see such a small house) he found one woman there and says, "Savita ji Namaste" "Namaste." She, thinking [...]

Rejection

By |February 5th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Love|

Rejection - A short story Shruti opened her jewellery box to extract the shiny stone studded bangles that she had chosen for her varmala ceremony. They went perfectly with her peach lehnga adorned completely in zardosi. As she wore the [...]

अधांतरी

By |June 27th, 2019|Love|

तीच्या वाढदिवसाला 4 महिने होते पण माझा बचत करण्याचा इतिहास पाहता हाही वेळ अपुरा होता तिच्यासाठी काही चांगलं अथवा मोठं गिफ्ट घेण्यासाठी. शिक्षणासाठी शहरात राहत असल्यामुळे घरून पैसे मिळायचे पण ते सुद्धा फक्त महिन्याच्या राहण्या व जेवणापुरते, कधी 100 व [...]

Story of a writer

By |February 17th, 2020|Love|

Haan mene bola tha kal ki wo mera akhiri post hoga, par kya karu usko is tarah badnaam karke jana mujhe sahi nahi laga, isliye mera akhiri post us shaks ke liye, jiske liye me likhta tha, kafi log usey [...]

SUPERHERO

By |February 21st, 2020|Inspiring Story, Love, People|

SUPER HERO Moon looked so magnificent amidst the cluster of stars and street lights joined the crew,pointing the light on the deepest secrets of the otherwise perfect world.The sound of the footsteps came closer,two shadows emerged from the dark to [...]

An Iota of Love

By |February 11th, 2020|Love|

The year is 2014, month is May, somewhere in the third week. Mimo just got admitted. He is due to undergo a spine surgery the next day. He is reserved- can't show his nervousness in front of a almost tearful [...]

A DIAMOND ABSORBED IN A DEW DROP

By |February 6th, 2020|Love|

  Sometimes, we use the past to justify our current decision-making , and that’s the reason why we don’t want to let go.Will i live inside my story &past or let go and move on?Well I was a reckless son [...]

My one true love

By |February 26th, 2020|Love|

A beggar sitting on the streets with his begging bowl and a belly full of hunger won't understand the subtle taste of sweetness in a black forest pastry or the tangy spicy tickle to the tongue given by the nice [...]

The real Devotee

By |February 14th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Love, People|

A two stored apartment,in it's top floor on the table a mobile phone is ringing in a silent mode.People expected to take the call are in the kitchen now,the man of the house is busy to cut the vegetables on [...]

To the Guy I Liked Since 2016

By |March 3rd, 2021|Love, People|

To the guy I liked since twenty sixteen. Twenty sixteen is the year we matched on Tinder. I can’t anymore remember the exact month and day as I lost my first neon orange pink Huawei mobile phone under the sea [...]

TWO SHORES OF A SEA

By |February 19th, 2020|Love|

“Not all love stories have happy ending”. He was cute, she was pretty. Together they were “pretty-cute”. He fell for her highlights, whereas she on his hair. A cute love story was started. They used to sit together, eat together [...]

Suhan

By |February 11th, 2020|Love|

बहुत ही अजीब सी कहानी होती है। मां और बेटे की जिसमे झगड़े होते हैं, और मार भी पड़ती है बेटे को पर कुछ भी हो ये दोनों एक दूसरे से कभी अलग नहीं हो पाते क्यूंकि माँ ने उस [...]

देवाशा

By |February 26th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Love, People|

...अरे आशा! जल्दी तैयार हो जाओ, हमें कहीं जाना है । "कहीं जाना है?" "किधर?" किसी की शादी है, बस जल्दी से सादे परन्तु थोड़े अच्छे से कपडे पहन लो और चलो। "चलिए, हम तैयार हैं "। शादी में पहुंचे [...]

Where there is Love,there is Life

By |February 19th, 2020|Love|

This is my personal love story. It might seem filmy but the pain and gain are true for sure. Iam basically a nerd, reserved and an introvert. Love and stuff were definitely not my cup of tea. But life had [...]

What to Do ? Love beyond Limits

By |June 7th, 2019|Love|

I was seating at home, alone, waiting for the love of my life to return from her boutique, had a brief chat with my queen in the evening and she told me she was loaded with work at her boutique [...]

तेज़ाब 2

By |February 27th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Love|

ज़िन्दगी को जीने का शोख हो जिसे वो हर हाल में ज़िन्दगी के मुस्किलों से लड़ता है हवलदार महते नंदू के मां और पापा को लेकर गोपालगंज थाने गए , और दूसरी गाड़ी से इंस्पेक्टर राजेश जाधव भी [...]

Leap Year

By |March 30th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Love, People|

  I have been talking myself through writing this piece. I do not know why I am afraid of letting my heart be shown. I am the kind of person who usually wears her heart on her sleeve but I [...]

Goals and YOU

By |February 10th, 2020|Education, Inspiring Story, Love, People|

"Were they born smart? I'm sure they must be from a good background." Does that actually matter? Does anything in this world matter? If only I could be as bold and charming as that person is, if only I could [...]

LEHAR

By |February 14th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Love, People|

What will you say about a boy who at the age of 15 died with a smile on his face? He made his parents proud, his siblings love him even more while his peers [...]

My wings -my grandparents

By |February 5th, 2020|Love|

I would like to share my story with you.I was born in nerul navi mumbai. Since childhood i got the most attention as i was the first child of our big muslim family. I got endless love. I stayed with [...]

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Inspiring Stories

The Girl in the Pink Skirt

By |February 12th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

Some days I feel tired, Some days I feel weak, Some days I look at my words and they make sense, but I don't feel their passion or bravery. Hopes, desires, trust and expectations are all one of the same [...]

भरम टूट गया

By |February 11th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

मिनी 19 वर्षीय बेहद खूबसूरत और हद से ज्यादा महत्वाकांक्षी लड़की है । वह बेहद सुंदर है पर उसे तो कम ही लगता है क्योंकि उसकी नाक छोटी जो है । हमारी और आपकी नजरों में उसके पास किसी चीज [...]

The French Song

By |February 11th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

She sat chewing her fingernails by the window, 6:30 in the morning, lost in the feathered edges of a frosted glass pane. The Sanatorium street was desolate: not that it was a lively hour anyway, but neither the newsboy’s bike [...]

This Miracle called Life

By |February 11th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

In the year of 2004, my class X results was pending. I was nervous and scared. My maternal uncle informed me that I had received compartmental in Math. Math was my personal ghost. I was broken and felt my world [...]

The Forgotten Warrior

By |February 19th, 2020|Inspiring Story, People|

Suresh is late today and I am so anxious. Suresh kisses Shruti and Raman, only when they are asleep. Gentleness of his kiss and affection of his eyes belies the filthiness of his work.  As soon as he is back, [...]

An Encounter with Failure

By |February 11th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

Knock knock!! Me: Who’s there? Failure: Good morning. Hey there, I am Failure. Me: Failure!! Failure: Guess my parents thought, it would be unique. You mind if I come in for a cup of coffee, friend? (Lending out a hand) [...]

Change Yet To be Done

By |February 29th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

When we hear the word “Change” what comes into our mind. Change in the opinion of society, change for women empowerment or what else? Here I am talking about the change in the outlook of society towards women which is [...]

Pain is Ok

By |February 19th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

The clock on my mobile phone screen reads 10:58 P.M I’m short of 50 bucks to buy a box of instant formula powder. Memories flash through my mind - me and my wife getting graduated from one of the top [...]

Yes We Can!

By |February 20th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

Today I am going to tell you a superhero story; well she’s my superhero anyway. But I must warn you, this story is incomplete, it’s stuck at a point where all the superheroes need help from the people they are [...]

Fundamental

By |February 17th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

‘I want to take revenge on him.’ ‘What,’ she wondered. ‘I will definitely kill him.’ ‘What the hell are you saying? What happened to you? Are you okay? To whom are you going to take revenge? Who did what to [...]

A Little Bit of Red

By |February 21st, 2020|Inspiring Story|

The morning sun rose in the azure sky with a little bit of extra excitement today. Sukriti was elated when she got up this Sunday morning. She was participating in the Spring Colour Fest in her locality that was held [...]

To Thatha, for everything

By |February 11th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

Summer afternoons were wonderfully lazy. For a child at her grandparents' place, it was paradise. Heavy lunches, fresh chilled juices and heavenly snacks followed one after the other. The warm weather and steady rotation of the ceiling fan lulled me [...]

An Endogamous Mistake.

By |February 11th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

He pronounced "Talaq Talaq Talaq." A smile or conceivably a mocking twist of his lips. This despite a hairline fracture to his jaws. Was it was the hindering sound of her daughter's wails? Was it the echo of her taunting [...]

Keep Moving Forward

By |February 19th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

Ashleen, her life was perfect – good job, loving boyfriend, happy family. She had all she ever wanted. She liked writing poems and was also a music lover. One day her boyfriend broke up with her saying that he doesn’t [...]

A Tumultuous Ride

By |February 19th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

Bhaskar is in no mood to leave the party and return to hostel. The party has just started. The semester is over and a party was really due. Friends have just pouring in so the whiskies, rums and vodkas. Bhaskar [...]

She saved the World

By |February 14th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

Born with a severe condition of congenital amputation, Bhoomi had no legs since birth. Her existence came more as a shock than joy to her ambitious father.  Soon after her birth, despite her mother’s half hearted protests, she was sent [...]

The girl who got lucky

By |February 17th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

I looked around and found myself no different. But how had I managed to escape that tortuous fate that almost all girls my age have to come to terms with? How was I allowed to have freedom of thoughts and [...]

Insha-allah

By |February 11th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Love|

"manga jisko hamne tha vo shayad naseeb me na tha jiska bhi tha par mera na tha" just like every other girl i too had a love story which is way too different from others.is it either  love , a [...]

The Glitter and the Gold

By |February 11th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

It is said that all which glitters are not gold, and its quite hard sometimes to tell the difference of glitter and gold. In 2014, I had just got into the university and it felt like it was a big [...]

THE SPILLED HONEY – SHIVAANI. R

By |February 13th, 2020|Inspiring Story|

" SPILLED HONEY " A story on addiction Written by ✒ Shivaani Ravichandran Once upon a time there lived a lovable family under the hills, their occupation was agriculture and cattle rearing. On every beautiful mornings they have their breakfast [...]

Helen Of Mars

By |February 11th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Love|

Hi!  This is my entry for the short story writing  competition.please respond/confirm when you receive my entry. Title : Helen Of Mars The date is 28th October, the year 3019. It was on this day 11 year's back that the story's [...]

People

I believe in YOU

By |February 14th, 2020|Inspiring Story, People, Uncategorized|

'Mummaaaa!!!' she screamed at the top of her voice. 'where's my white top?' she continued. 'It's not ironed;wear something else.' her mom said. 'Urghh' she frowned. When she was all ready to leave her mom stopped her and strictly commanded [...]

THE LOST SOCK

By |February 7th, 2020|Inspiring Story, People|

  My father was a struggler in the 90s. Hailing from a middle class family was no piece of cake: a strict father, frugal lifestyle clashing with ambitious aspirations, business ideas vying for a place in a job oriented set [...]

Birthday wish

By |February 6th, 2020|Inspiring Story, People, Uncategorized|

A father and a daughter were like a friendz forever. Their love can't be denominated either can't be delineated. It was her birthday and most special day for him. But she doesn't know how badly her dad waits for this [...]

“दृष्टिकोन”

By |February 6th, 2020|People, Uncategorized|

"अरे देवा, आला हा परत.", "अरे देवा, नेमका कुठे बाहेर निघायच्या वेळेलाच हा पाऊस कसा येतो.", "ऊन किती वाढलंय, कुठे बाहेरही जात येत नाही." असे शब्द अलगद आपल्या ओठातून निघतात. अशा अनेक तक्रारी बऱ्याचदा आपण नकळत स्वतः कडेच करत असतो. [...]

संवेदना

By |February 5th, 2020|Inspiring Story, People|

हे माणसा, नेमकं काय लिहू किंवा तुला काय सांगू मला कळत नाहीये, पण सध्या तुझ्यावर भलमोठ संकट आहे. तुझा उघड्यावर पडलेला संसार, मुला-बाळांची झालेली वाताहत, मुक्या जनावरांचे हाल मला बघवत नाहीये. ज्या घरात तू तुझ्या बायलीसोबत नव्या संसाराला सुरवात केलीस...बारक्याच [...]

Elaichi

By |February 11th, 2020|People|

Chalo aaj tumhe ek kahani sunata hu Elaichi ki dastaan uski zubaani sunata hu Bikhre daano ki ruhayi sunata hu Chhilke m band ek sachhai sunata hu Baat h 2014 ki. Tab m delhi m raha krta tha. October ki [...]

The real Devotee

By |February 14th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Love, People|

A two stored apartment,in it's top floor on the table a mobile phone is ringing in a silent mode.People expected to take the call are in the kitchen now,the man of the house is busy to cut the vegetables on [...]

Finding Myself

By |June 11th, 2019|People|

When one is accumulating their level of achievement, how is it measured? Usually achievement is measured by 'how much?' Thankfully, although a minority, not everyone sees achievement as materially how much, since they find meaning beyond the material. The debate [...]

The Reminiscent Ride

By |February 19th, 2020|Education, Inspiring Story, People|

As the raindrops trickled down the windowpane, Parimal stared outside the moving train. Just as a mother soothes her crying child, Parimal also felt that same swaying motion. Although he knew why it happened, after all, he was a certified [...]

What Is Life?

By |February 21st, 2020|Inspiring Story, People|

What is life? Each one of us have a different perception on what life is! To start with, I grew up in an independent home till I completed my schooling. Later we, myself, my sister, parents and grand-mom, moved to [...]

THE LONELY PARK

By |February 11th, 2020|People|

VIRTUAL WORLD A PATH TO PRISON WITHOUT CRIME What are your memories of playing as a child? Some of us will remember hide and seek,gully cricket,non-rule football. Others may recall arguing about rules in football or cricket, or creating imaginary [...]

Shobhabazar Metro

By |February 19th, 2020|Love, People|

Agla station Shobhabazar Sutanuti…platform dayi taraf…next station is Shobhabazar Sutanuti the platform is on the right side … Vinita ne achanak se dekha ki ek ladki metro k usi compartment me chadhi jisme wo thi..wo uske taraf harbarahat me badhne [...]

Online. A Revenge Story

By |February 28th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Love, People|

This piece was originally submitted to Penmasters Administration Gawad Parangal Para Sa Mundo ng Literatura in which I got nominated as Most Promising Writer of 2019. But unfortunately, didn't win. This is my revenge story about one of my exes. [...]

जगणं शिकवणारा प्रवास

By |February 11th, 2020|Inspiring Story, People|

  गड़हिंग्लज ते कोल्हापूर असा नॉन स्टॉप धडाडीचा प्रवास. धडाडीचा यासाठी की तब्बल पंच्याहत्तर मिनिटात वाटेतील खड्डे, स्पीड ब्रेकर ओलांडून, आम्हा शेवटच्या सीटवर बसलेल्या लोकांची हाडं वर खाली करून, मग हायवे ला जरा पाठीला शेक देऊन सुखरूप पोहचवले म्हणून. एक [...]

Habitual

By |February 14th, 2020|Inspiring Story, People|

Not a single day passes by, When she doesn’t question her parents “why” Its usually taken as a mere statement, Rather than putting in efforts to make an amendment. Sometimes the unanswered question daunts an individual to such a great [...]

You are enough for me …

By |February 19th, 2020|Love, People|

Each missed period was celebrated with subdued fear. Each home-pregnancy-test-strip was bought with an anxious hope. Checkups and needles were our everyday story. We both so wanted to have a child, our own child, that we were ready to challenge [...]

Laughing at problems

By |January 10th, 2020|People|

If you asked me what was my funniest Christmas story, and my brother his worst Christmas story, we’d both give you the same answer. It all happened when we went to a local mall in in the Christmas of 2001. [...]

देवाशा

By |February 26th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Love, People|

...अरे आशा! जल्दी तैयार हो जाओ, हमें कहीं जाना है । "कहीं जाना है?" "किधर?" किसी की शादी है, बस जल्दी से सादे परन्तु थोड़े अच्छे से कपडे पहन लो और चलो। "चलिए, हम तैयार हैं "। शादी में पहुंचे [...]

Sports

WILL

By |February 17th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Sports|

"Game. 3- Love". Even in the toughest sport like boxing there is always someone in your corner to guide and raise your spirit, but Tennis is the only sport where you are alone at your dugout. I know you are [...]

Next Time

By |June 7th, 2019|Sports|

The little girl waited for her turn to compete. Her pony stamped her foot, irritated at the flies buzzing restlessly through the warm up arena. Slowly, the little girl turned her head and looked over her shoulder, hoping her parents [...]

I Breathe Football…

By |February 10th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Sports|

“To Follow Your Dreams, You’ve Got to Bend the Rules" It was yet another game week, two hours until the deadline for Fantasy Premier League. I was trying to finalize my captain for the week when my brother wanted to [...]

The Runner

By |February 18th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Sports|

Yash , a 23 year old boy is on the start mark of his 200m state running championship 2019 . He looks at the stands where his mother and friends are cheering for him with a look of gaze in [...]

The gift

By |February 17th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Sports|

Have you ever imagined a gift can change someone's life ?....If not, then be ready to explore a life where you can be witness of changing people life with just a little effort to hold a relation, some happiness and [...]

22 seconds

By |February 11th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Sports|

"Go Adavait ! Faster go -" this is all I could hear the further scream was inaudible as my head submerged inside the water. The nostrils were already doing their job by now forcing the air out of my lungs [...]

The Gift

By |February 14th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Sports|

Have you ever imagined a gift can change someone's life ?....If not, then be ready to explore a life where you can be witness of changing people life with just a little effort to hold a relation, some happiness and [...]

The Dream of a Child

By |February 19th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Sports|

“Your love makes me strong. Your hate makes me unstoppable.” ~ Cristiano Ronaldo This is the story of a boy from the streets of Madeira, who now is the richest footballer in the world. Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro, was born [...]

A Tale of True Grit

By |February 17th, 2020|Inspiring Story, People, Sports|

  Sitting in her wheelchair, trying to understand why she was hit with such a huge dose of unfairness, Malathi felt that she heard a voice. “Listen, mother,” it seemed to whisper. It meant something, she knew. It had to. [...]

Education

Girl

By |February 13th, 2020|Education, Inspiring Story|

Who is a Girl? What does it take to be a Girl? Why it has become difficult for that girl to survive in this world.? What is the reason that the Girl which brings life has to suffer the most? [...]

Boredom

By |February 11th, 2020|Education, Inspiring Story, Love, People, Uncategorized|

When boredom strikes creativity takes over. After sending her daughter to school,Zyra started preparing breakfast for her husband and her parent in laws, they were still asleep,so after preparing breakfast she prepared lunch as her husband and father-in-law took lunch [...]

उड़ान सपनों की

By |February 18th, 2020|Education, Inspiring Story|

सुखी..ओ सुखी…सुबह के 5 बज गए हैं और अभी तक महारानी की तरह सो रही हैं | कड़कती आवाज में एक चालीस  वर्षीय महिला ने कहा | इतना सुनते  ही हड़बड़ाते हुए एक 22 साल की लड़की चारपाई से उतरी [...]

Hard work never fails.

By |February 18th, 2020|Education, Inspiring Story|

A young girl with a bag full of homemade food, her favorite dresses and endless blessings of her parents and beloved grandmother, had just moved to Ahmedabad. The college which she dreamt of studying in had sent their acceptance a [...]

ज़मीन से फ़लक तक

By |February 9th, 2020|Education, Inspiring Story, People|

ज़मीन से फ़लक तक, एक गूँज सुनाई देती है। होंसलों की उड़ान की मन्ज़िल आसमाँ में दिखाई देती है। **************************************** लाखों की भीड़ और उसमें एक खामोशी थी, जैसे सिक्का भी गिरे तो आवाज़ आ जाये और फिर चारों तरफ [...]

मोहब्बत का पैगाम

By |February 14th, 2020|Education, Inspiring Story, Love|

मोहब्बत का पैगाम " रेहान नाम का एक लड़का मिलों दूर झीलों के शहर में पढ़ाई करने आता हैं ! वो यहा युनिवर्सिटी की कॉलिज में पढता है मगर वो  हॉस्टल में नहीं रह कर किराये के रूम पर अपने [...]

शून्य से प्रेम तक

By |February 19th, 2020|Education, Inspiring Story, Love, People, Uncategorized|

वह गुस्से में पैर पटकती हुई अंदर आई और बोली "ये क्या बकवास लिखा है तुमने कि ये दुनिया असली नहीं है , तुम्हे दर्द नहीं होता , तुम्हारे सपने नहीं हैं और हाँ ये शून्य क्या है , बहुत [...]

Abortion

By |February 18th, 2020|Education|

"Every child is special", I wonder, how much of this phrase is true and holds applicability in our day-to-day life. Birth of a boy is considered as a moment of pride in Indian society, but why do I feel as [...]

कसूरी मेथी के फायदे अपनाए और ज़ीवन स्वस्थ बनाए

By |February 27th, 2020|Education, Uncategorized|

कसूरी मेथी, मेथी के सूखे पत्तों को कहा जाता है। यह एक हर्ब है, जो सब्जी और करी को बनाने में उपयोग किया जाता है।कसूरी मेथी, स्वास्थ्य की दृष्टि से काफी लाभकारी है और इसमें काफी औषधीय गुण होते हैं।इसे [...]

IAS… ध्येय वेडा प्रवास…

By |February 15th, 2020|Education, Inspiring Story|

       19 मे 2001 चा तो दिवस.... एक सामान्य कुटुंबात मी जन्म घेतला, पण त्यांना अपेक्षा असते ती एक वंशाच्या दिव्याची. एक आई वडिलांसाठी तर त्यांचं मुल हे त्यांना प्रियच असत तसचं माझ्या आई वडिलांना सुध्दा माझ्या जन्माची [...]

Sadhna

By |June 6th, 2019|Education|

My story beings in the 1970’s, when it was very uncommon for females to travel in a 5-coach local train from Vasai and go to Mumbai for a graduation degree. Born in a family of 8 siblings, I knew I [...]

ज़मीन से फ़लक तक

By |February 29th, 2020|Education, Inspiring Story, People|

ज़मीन से फ़लक तक, एक गूँज सुनाई देती है। होंसलों की उड़ान की मन्ज़िल आसमाँ में दिखाई देती है। **************************************** लाखों की भीड़ और उसमें एक खामोशी थी, जैसे सिक्का भी गिरे तो आवाज़ आ जाये और फिर चारों तरफ [...]

Educate Me

By |February 26th, 2020|Education, Inspiring Story|

Girish, a young college going boy of age 21 entered in slum house, based at sandurst road, Mumbai(girish was very pleased to see such a small house) he found one woman there and says, "Savita ji Namaste" "Namaste." She, thinking [...]

Love

His story

By |February 19th, 2020|Love|

Me : Tell me something about your love story!! Lover: Next month it's our two year anniversary(officially ). But unofficially, I don't know. Our love is like an iceberg, a lot part of it was deep in my heart for [...]

TWO SHORES OF A SEA

By |February 19th, 2020|Love|

“Not all love stories have happy ending”. He was cute, she was pretty. Together they were “pretty-cute”. He fell for her highlights, whereas she on his hair. A cute love story was started. They used to sit together, eat together [...]

SUPERHERO

By |February 21st, 2020|Inspiring Story, Love, People|

SUPER HERO Moon looked so magnificent amidst the cluster of stars and street lights joined the crew,pointing the light on the deepest secrets of the otherwise perfect world.The sound of the footsteps came closer,two shadows emerged from the dark to [...]

Just Hold On!

By |January 30th, 2020|Love|

"A picture I can connect  with.."   Facing a warm sunset, I portrayed a beautiful picture of us with my closed eyes. Every string of my heart played a song of harmony in the background like it was writing poetry [...]

अधांतरी

By |June 27th, 2019|Love|

तीच्या वाढदिवसाला 4 महिने होते पण माझा बचत करण्याचा इतिहास पाहता हाही वेळ अपुरा होता तिच्यासाठी काही चांगलं अथवा मोठं गिफ्ट घेण्यासाठी. शिक्षणासाठी शहरात राहत असल्यामुळे घरून पैसे मिळायचे पण ते सुद्धा फक्त महिन्याच्या राहण्या व जेवणापुरते, कधी 100 व [...]

Where there is Love,there is Life

By |February 19th, 2020|Love|

This is my personal love story. It might seem filmy but the pain and gain are true for sure. Iam basically a nerd, reserved and an introvert. Love and stuff were definitely not my cup of tea. But life had [...]

Helen Of Mars

By |February 11th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Love|

Hi!  This is my entry for the short story writing  competition.please respond/confirm when you receive my entry. Title : Helen Of Mars The date is 28th October, the year 3019. It was on this day 11 year's back that the story's [...]

फोन होल्ड पे है!!

By |February 22nd, 2020|Inspiring Story, Love, People|

        शादी एक ऐसा सुंदर वचन जो दो लोग मिलकर निभाते हैं. साथ में बढ़ते हुए एक दूसरे को संभालने का वचन," सुबह होते ही हर दिन, हर रोज, पूरी जिंदगी एक ही इंसान के प्यार में [...]

Insidious Relationship

By |February 19th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Love, People|

PROLOGUE : It was an Inspiring Love Story of my Friend(Raju) which Relationship made Success after Struggling for his Love of Life Partner... The Story Begins with his past moments and memories which continued to Succed... I got up to know [...]

ताऱ्यांची साक्ष

By |February 11th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Love|

ताऱ्यांची साक्ष काळीभोर रात्र त्यात चंद्र चांदण्याची मैफिलित नुकतेच लग्न झालेलं जोडफ आपल्या आयुष्यातल्या जोडीदाराशी पहिल्यांदाच मोकळी न शांत भेटत होते.. पूर्वी झालेलं बोलणं हे दूरध्वनी वरूनच स्वरा आणि माधव दोघांनी आई बाबा च्या मर्जीने लग्न म्हणजेच अरेंज मैरिज केलें [...]

Heal.

By |February 13th, 2020|Love|

It’s hurting What is? It’s hurting to listen you being in pain The way you have been in it The way you’ve owned it And the way you carry it It’s hurting Don’t hurt yourself, or else I’ll have to [...]

EPIPHANY

By |February 17th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Love, People|

Mayilamma is the kindest person in Gauri’s world. She is also her best friend. The neighbourhood doesn’t approve of her befriending the daily labourer whom everyone considers slightly dotty (as she talks to animals and keeps food in small [...]

Motichoor laddus and kheer

By |February 15th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Love, People|

  He knew that if he didn’t hurry, his friends would leave without him. Quickly drying his hair with the towel, Farhan ran towards his freshly-ironed white kurta placed on the bed. Even though it was brand new, it looked [...]

Suhan

By |February 11th, 2020|Love|

बहुत ही अजीब सी कहानी होती है। मां और बेटे की जिसमे झगड़े होते हैं, और मार भी पड़ती है बेटे को पर कुछ भी हो ये दोनों एक दूसरे से कभी अलग नहीं हो पाते क्यूंकि माँ ने उस [...]

LEHAR

By |February 14th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Love, People|

What will you say about a boy who at the age of 15 died with a smile on his face? He made his parents proud, his siblings love him even more while his peers [...]

My Lifeline…..

By |February 17th, 2020|Inspiring Story, Love|

Getting married is a different feeling all together. your whole life changes and you get a whole new world to discover. If you are lucky you get all the happiness and if you are not, then guys; you have to [...]

You are enough for me …

By |February 19th, 2020|Love, People|

Each missed period was celebrated with subdued fear. Each home-pregnancy-test-strip was bought with an anxious hope. Checkups and needles were our everyday story. We both so wanted to have a child, our own child, that we were ready to challenge [...]