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Life and Trivia

What am I talking about? I speak about the disintegration of the Great Imperial Power into a multi-polar world in the span of just a century, musical zing of bathroom singers to the ultimate composers Shankar Jaikishan, pulling the tail of a tiger from its back to capturing an asteroid into a bag, Zeno’s paradox to Cantor’s explanation of infinity, and of course, anything beyond. – AKR

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Choose: Sooner or Faster?

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Dealing with the Smallest Prime Number

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Shared Experience with Broadcast Communication

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Spent an Hour with the Legendary Singer Sharda Rajan

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Romanticising Cricket with Money and Power

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