Author Archives: Shiv Rana

About Shiv Rana

A veteran of the Indian Army.

नींद और मौत में क्या फर्क है…?

किसी ने क्या खूबसूरत जवाब दिया है…. “नींद आधी मौत है” और “मौत मुकम्मल नींद है” जिंदगी तो अपने ही तरीके से चलती है…. औरों के सहारे तो जनाज़े उठा करते हैं। सुबहे होती है , शाम होती है उम्र … Continue reading

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LETTER TO DURBAR

(A post received in my Whatsapp. Found a special piece of history interesting and thought to share with my readers.) Sam & Turk Brigadier John Randle’s personal reminiscences of Second World War in Burma in Durbar issue of Summer 2016 … Continue reading

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Don’t Quit

by John Greenleaf Whittier When things go wrong as they sometimes will, When the road you’re trudging seems all up hill, When the funds are low and the debts are high And you want to smile, but you have to … Continue reading

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Making of Gorkhaland: BJP’s Dilemma

BJP (Bhartiya Janta Party) promised to GJM (Gorkha Janmukti morcha) in 2013 to create a separate state of Gorkhaland and included the same in the BJP Manifesto. Therefore GJM promised to support BJP candidate, SS Ahluwalia, in the Lok Sabha … Continue reading

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GorkhaLand:Now or Never

#MakeGorkhalandaReality #NowOrNever #GorkhaSolidarityJindabad #GorkhasofUttarakhandSupportGorkhaland Solidarity March in Dehradun for creation of Gorkhalnd Gorkhas of Dehradun took out a solidarity march through the roads and bye lanes of Dehradun on 25 Jun 2017 in support of Gorkhaland with due permission from … Continue reading

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Gorkhaland: Now or Never

#MakeGorkhaLandaReality #Now OrNever #BJPpromiseIn2013Election Manifesto I saw Anubha Bhonsle’s programme “CRUX” in which Swaraj Thapa says that Gorkhaland is not a possibility before 2019 because BJP or NDA do not have majority in Rajya Sabha (Upper House of the Parliament). … Continue reading

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Yet another thought. #MakeGorkhalandaReality This is the time when there must be unity in all sections of Gorkhas. It is time to forget जात पात & any थर etc. We need to project ourselves as one big family and that … Continue reading

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Facilitating Change

Originally posted on Social Health:
We all know a friend or loved one who needs to make some changes in their life. We have often tried to offer this person advice and tough love, feeling powerless as they head down…

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— माँ —

On the occasion of Mother’s Day —– A beautiful poem: MAA..(माँ ) Slow Down Mummy Slow down mummy, there is no need to rush, slow down mummy, what is all the fuss? Slow down mummy, make yourself a cup of … Continue reading

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The Mirror

Found a very apt poem for all of us in our middle age…! Has been written in 18th century… Just Imagine…!! The Mirror (Edmund Burke 1729-1797, Irish Philosopher) I look in the mirror And what do I see A strange … Continue reading

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