Andromeda Galaxy, Planet Geopolis, A.D. 3050 Geopolis is the present abode of mankind. One of the seven planetary colonies, after the annihilation of Earth in 2300 A.D. The great nuclear wars between the various colonies of mankind finally brought down the planet by incessant nuking. The atmosphere vanished […]
Manoj Paprikar is a doctor by profession, a gynaecologist. He is an avid trekker, traveller, reader and a writer. He has a blog and has published a book.
He plays Table Tennis and loves playing guitar.
Victor walked up to the clinic of the Psychiatrist with an abnormal gait. Dr. Mayank observed every movement of his with an intense gaze. He offered him a seat. He had asked his parents to wait in the lobby. His first interview as a protocol was always personal. […]
He knew the very second their eyes locked that she desired him. And that she was his type, the adventurous one. No, they had never met before, never knew of each other’s existence until now. He crossed the whole length of the sprawling lobby, looking at her, smiling […]
“Ray, I have never doubted your judgment. But, I am begging to differ today. Religion is an important part of human life. You cannot just obliterate it from the new world!” “Prof. Rhel, I understand your concern but, believe me, it is for the greater good. Look, how […]
I am not just a portrait. I represent everything that Bapu stands for. As I hang here in this courtroom wall of the District Civil Court, as well as every single government office that matters; I am witness to the countless tales and arguments that go on in […]
It was one o’clock in the afternoon and it was getting sweltering hot in the bylanes of Katmandu. The summer was at its peak. Gagan and Varun were famished and were looking for a place to have their lunch after drifting through the markets all through the […]
In the thick jungles of Gresny, the night was always dangerous. The villagers of Stombil kept a vigil all through the night; not sure when the forces of the Darklord would strike and take away their farm produce and women. Women were scarce in the land ruled by […]
Antonio finished ferrying his last tourist couple in his lovely Gondola and disembarked them at the dropping point. He was in a hurry as he was meeting his fiancée at the Cafe Venezia. He promised her that he would be there at five. The sun was already at […]
Tashi woke up freezing on Sunday morning at five o’clock. He was supposed to be sleeping today till seven. It was a holiday in the Padum gompa. His home for the last seven years. He watched the sun rise over the Zanskar range and the mountains turn golden […]
I got married to Monika in the month of December. We were just shifting into our new quarters, that I got my movement orders out of nowhere. The clouds of war were looming on the horizon. India was posturing against China and the army was moving out of […]
It was Friday and Rhea was taking her evening walk. It was her routine for the last five years. She was familiar with every stone, turn and shrub on the route. The walking track was in the colony she and her husband had moved into five years back. […]