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WALL & AGARWAL! Bangalore Boys!

November 16, 2019

WALL & AGARWAL! Dravid & Mayank! Bangalore Boys!

T Prabhakar Sir, Former Principal (Kendriya Vidyalaya Malleswaram) No More

October 3, 2019

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How can I forget the attire of our Principal T Prabhakar? Never did I see him wear anything other than Suit and Boot!
During the assembly in the morning, he spoke almost everyday, with topics ranging from current affairs to good manners that a student must follow.
He had a very good sense of humour! We will miss this gentle mannered Principal.


Received this via email:
I am a close relative of T. Prabhakar(my uncle). Unfortunately, he passed away yesterday (Sept.30) night after a brief illness, he was very active all his life till the end. I wanted to share this with you as I saw your blog today and shared with his family, so we all appreciate his greatness and contributions.




Below is Sri T Prabhakar Sir’s message in the Kendriya Vidyalaya Souvenir released on the occasion of the 50th year of KV Malleswaram – The Alumni association of KV malleswaram released Swarn Mahotsav Patrika in the Golden Jubilee year.

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Times Tribute in TOI (09.10.19 Bangalore edition)

Kaapi Nirvana

July 31, 2019

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by Ramki Bellur

they believed that
a lot can happen over coffee

inside and outside the CCD
everyone will now realise
Devil’s Own can give
something that is not Perfect
an Eye-Opener Espresso
with a cup of Dark Frappe
Intensify With Sea Buckthorn
in an Inverted Cappuccino
as the Kaapi Nirvana
serves a hot Wakecup call

fate took him
as there are a few
Rush Hour Deals That Cannot Be Missed

when the Coffee Maker
loses the Zest and
runs out from the hangout
into the Dark Forest yield
it means
something unnatural is brewing

when the rich and aromatic life
is stifled out with a Charge like this
it is taxing and not an instant coffee

when HE handpicks us and
sends us here
we are bound to be roasted and ground
and for best results HE uses a Plunger to brew us

you need to be the strong coffee
with an extra dose of chicory
to jump start every morning
You need to have the great gift
to get your friends out of their beds.

but who imagined he would jump
and get us out of our beds with this ?
and that he would plunge out of the brew
into the eye of the river?

The very first MAC

July 9, 2019

Trivia: Macmohan, popular for his role as ‘Samba’ in Sholay, was born on 24 April 1938, Karachi, Pakistan. He shares his birthday with Dr.Rajkumar and Sachin Tendulkar.


July 3, 2019

ರಚನೆ: ರಾಮಕೃಷ್ಣ ಬೆಳ್ಳೂರು

ಮರಗಳ ಸಾಲು ನೆನಪಿಸುವುದು
ಸಾಲು ಮರದ ತಿಮ್ಮಕ್ಕನನ್ನು
ಸಲ್ಲಿಸಬೇಕು ನಾವು ಆಕೆಗೆ ನಮನ
ಮರಗಳ ಸಾಲನ್ನು ನೆಟ್ಟಿ ಬೆಳೆಸುವುದರತ್ತ ಗಮನ
ಹೆತ್ತ ಜನನಿ ಜನಕರ ಹಾಗೆ ಪೋಷಿಸುವುದು ಮರಗಳು
ಕೊಟ್ಟಿ ನಮಗೆ ಆಮ್ಲಜನಕ
ತಿಮ್ಮಕ್ಕ ನಡೆದ ಹಾದಿಯಲ್ಲಿ ನಡೆಯಲು
ಇರಬೇಕು ನಮಗೆ ತವಕ
ಎಲ್ಲೆಲ್ಲೂ ಹಸಿರು ಪಸರಿಸಿದ ತಿಮ್ಮಕ್ಕ
ಅಲ್ಲವೇ ನಮ್ಮ ಮನೆ ಕರುನಾಡಿನ ಹಿರಿಯಕ್ಕ!

Tribute to CRAZY MOHAN

June 10, 2019


Front Pages of Today’s newspapers (May 24, 2019) – Namo Namaha Again!

May 24, 2019



Rahul hugs Modi: Pappu ki Jaadu ki Jhappi

July 20, 2018

Extremely Goody Baddy

March 24, 2018

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