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Towards A Better World for Women

R K Das
R K Das

1 hour ago

Towards A Better World for Women

 Let’s first make the women arrive and at least be equal in numbers. Until then, there is no much meaning in talking about improving...


HYPNOTISM: YOGIS AND THE MIND

VS Gopalakrishnan

 HYPNOTISM – YOGIS AND THE MINDV.S.Gopalakrishnan21 Sep 2014Of late in Sulekha we have had very interesting discussions on soul, reincarnation, God, karma, consciousness etc. These...  1


Progress and Development of Nation

Remigius de Souza

 Means and goal of progress and development is the People, neither knowledge nor science. Until this happens there is no possibility that any so-called civilized society will grow up, whether in...


A railway station In China, Wuhan

xiyangyang
xiyangyang

8 hrs ago

 This is a paragraph of video shot using a mobile phone. Here is Wuhan Railway station, China. I wish you like it.I heard that the Japanese will help build India High-speed Rail, China also want...  3


Scottish vote for independence

Prasad
Prasad

10 hrs ago

 I was happy to see the Independence vote in Scotland fail. Not that I have any vested interests either in the unity or the separation. I do not live in those countries, nor do I have any...  4


FARISHTON KI NAGRI - SUNG BY ME

VS Gopalakrishnan

 YOUTUBE LINK: https://www.youtube.com/watch v=CCutu42_Xks20 Sep 2014V.S.Gopalakrishnan(LYRICS ARE GIVEN BELOW)Original singer : MukeshjiI have a romantic attachment with this very old song that I...  1


What is in a name

suchisree/ Sree kumar

 A newsreader of Dooraddarshan has been sacked as she pronounced the name of Chinese President Xi Jinping as "Eleven Jinping" in a bulletin mistaking Xi for the numeral XI.The unfortunate girl...  9


my garden retreat is coming to me soon...

Suresh Rao
Suresh Rao

1 day ago

 Folks:6-months after I moved out of my NJ home of 27 years I still cannot forget the lovely mini forest & garden I used to enjoy in my own backyard.I have expressed this feeling in my FB...  10


Right Way

SanujaL
SanujaL

1 day ago

 Right-WayThe bird chirped in the rainy cloudy day,Weather with drizzle,Wetness yet clouds and thunder,But the green leaves,Dancing with the rythm of wind,Sometimes in the wind,The crows in the...


Unusual

SanujaL
SanujaL

1 day ago

 UnusualThe dark light,With a doubt in mind,Sang the cukoo bird!From far away,Whether to sing or not The crow caws,And the weather wet,And peaceful atmosphere,Like a cradle song,Went the...


"dhil...dhil...dhil.."Readers!catch your breath;Put on all your safety-aids;Dont swoon on an incredible feat,sAhas by 6-yrs old!

Damodaran
Damodaran

2 days ago

 ANNAnagaroan ! Ayyappan! (than) thambiyarkku, gnAnappaal(not pulippaal, readers! breathe easy) pugattidavae koavilil kudikoNdu,"Thathvamasi" thandha Sankaranin Sabhaiyum koNdu, ANNAnagaroarkku...


Did You Do Your Best

Prasad
Prasad

2 days ago

 Increasingly scientific studies are proving that talent or giftedness inherited at birth is a myth. Almost everything depends on what a person does which will determine where the person goes in...  10


I am following you!

Sindhuja
Sindhuja

2 days ago

 I am finding it hard to catch up with the posts :) When I joined Sulekha, it was a rivr which was facing drought. But post the monsoon romance contest, the river is flooded. I am seeing very...  3


Adieu Genius!

mambalamoskito
mambalamoskito

2 days ago

Adieu Genius!

 Mandolin SrinivasPadmashri U.Shrinivas synonymous with the instrument mandolin passed away today morning in a private hospital leaving...  10


Some Great Slogans

kamalji
kamalji

2 days ago

 Some Great SlogansReceived a few Whats App jokes, which I loved and am sharing with u. First is the joke and lower down in my take on it1)Coins make noise, but currency notes are always silent....  9


Biriyani Forces Walk Out...!!!

BalaViji
BalaViji

2 days ago

 Can "biriyani" force a team of people to walk out of a five star hotel... And cancel the entire booking of nearly 180 rooms.... Really look unbelievable, is it not.. But it is what has...  5


Design of Steel Structure

Soundrapandian
Soundrapandian

2 days ago

 Design of Steel StructuresIntroductionMaterialsLoadsLoad combinationsLocation of columnsLayout of floorsArrangment of vertical bracingsArrangement of horizontal bracingsResolution of hard...


Random Thoughts!

RituDixit
RituDixit

2 days ago

 So, finally I am here! Though, wanted to do this since long, but somehow could not muster enough courage to bring myself to it. Oh, I''m sorry, you must be thinking what I''m talking about. Well,...  1


The age of outsourcing -- even at the school level

chitra viswanathan

 Outsourcing has affected our lives in a big way and has not spared even students. I have realised this with the incidents that took place when my daughter was in school, and how things have...  1


Call for Empathy!

g_priyanka
g_priyanka

2 days ago

 While I was rushing fast to win my morning marathon the TV news flashed. A bunch of hooligans pelted stones over army men. It made be dumbfounded. Kids were ready for school. I passed on Tiffins,...  2


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suchisree/ Sree kumar

suchisree/ Sree kumar

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Suchisree, an engineer by profession have always been interested in writing and is a frequent contributor in the community. Also a graduate from NIT in Metallurgy, he started his career in Steel Complex Limited in Calicut and spent his career period in Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry. He started blogging through Sulekha and continues to be an active contributor to the 'Creative' community. Reading and music are his favorite hobbies.

Inside Outside - Home And Garden Contest


Contest Entries (24)

Premlatha Maruthavanan
Paradise on my Roof top
 I am premlatha from chennai . One of my passion in life is gardening . My garden is a place where I find myself , when I need to lose myself .Gardening has been my hobby ever since I learnt my
3 days ago
namitasachan
An overview of my terrace.
 These are the blooms of Wild Shatavari. The thorny creeper snakes upward from my first floor terrace to roof top. It''s a hardy plant and these were the first blossoms after many years. But after
3 days ago
Madhur Dharmadhikari
Slice of nature
 The Balcony. I collect chimes and bells and for me, they add to the balcony experience. The lovely sounds they make is heavenly. Got those ceramic pots from roadside vendors for real cheap. But
3 days ago
Hima
Harvest notes: September
 Asparagus : As temperatures warm up, check asparagus plants daily to see what is ready to harvest. Early morning is when asparagus is at its best. Choose young shoots around 20cm long, snapping
3 days ago
Mary Sonia
My Happy Garden
 Surrounding yourself with green trees and beautiful garden not only makes you cheerful but improves your health too. Getting outdoors and working a couple of hours on the garden will refresh your
4 days ago
Sonali
Pieces of Art At My Home
 These are few images from my home that I had taken. Each and every piece was handpicked by my grand father. His love of collecting pieces of art is very evident is the images below. The
4 days ago
prakash Rajasekaran
praggi's terrace garden - a garden with a limited space but with limitless passion :)
 hi , I am Prakash Rajasekaran and i am proud to introduce myself as an organic terrace gardener . A garden which started with just one rose plant has now become the most lovable place at my home
5 days ago
Taste Buds
Fresh From My Garden
 Dear all, This is my garden flourishing with beautiful flowers & healthy - organic veggies. Gardening is a wonderful way to fruitfully use your time...& its also a great STRESS BUSTER. My
6 days ago
namitasachan
Bulbous beauties of my terrace
 I have a very small terrace and that too is a passage to our first floor. I keep pots in two rows on either side leaving the space in the middle to walk. But I have tried to maximize the use of
2 weeks ago