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Anant Nanda
Attended Sahada High School, Balasore, Odisha
Lived in Basanta pur, Balasore, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Rourkela, Mussoorie, Sambalpur, Gurgaon, Delhi, Ranchi, Port Blair, Visakhapatnam, Kazhikode, Berhampur, Muzaffarpur, Coimbatore, Shimla
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Among Dear Little Doves
Among
Dear Little Doves   (Translated from my Hindi Story, कबूतरों के साथ )   Finally an
incurable disease afflicted him like an inexpiable black curse. So deadly was
the disease that even one would not like one’s sworn enemy to be diagnosed
of that. Who is...
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And Then a Fine Morning
And Then a Fine Morning ------------------------------------ This is a story I wrote while I was at Calicut some 12 years ago. It was on 18-6-2004 to be precise. While writing it I got anecdotal but as I finished it, I refused to discard it. I convinced mys...
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------------------------------------------ This is a story that I wrote in the last millennium, some seventeen years ago to be precise. I still like it. Happy to include in my blog, though a long one. Happy reading. ---------------------------------------...
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The Door is Ajar
============ The door is ajar Whetting my urge To peep inside, or To slam it shut for
good And lament for a
lifetime. I can imagine what’s there
inside A fragrance that I’d
ever relish Redolent of many things: A wild rose atop an unreachable
rock, An incens...
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God is Fast Asleep
God is Fast Asleep ================ Shhh....... God is fast asleep— Unable to recall What made Him bestow So much on one And so miniscule on the others, Glisten, the green fronds Awash with the maiden showers, The waves lap against the shores to return requ...
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An Eminently Readable Poem
--------------------------------------- This is a poem in Hindi that came in the February-2015 issue of वागार्थ and I found it eminently readable that provides penetrating insights into the creative process and its motivation. Thought, I could scribble some...
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सूबेदार और ज़मींदार
सूबेदार और ज़मींदार ============ श्रीमान्‌
भारतेन्दु वहिदार आख़िर में अपने राज्य में आ ही गए। अपनी पैंतीस साल की नौकरी के
दौरान उन्होंने अपने राज्य के सिवा और कई जगहों में काम किया , पर वे इतने खुशनसीब न थे कि इससे पहले अपने राज्य
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The Bulbul: A Serenade
---------------------------------------------------- Seventeen years down the line I'm still writing. My best is yet to come. It's only too elusive. Anyway old grapes are the currants of today..not stale but something to wistfully savour. As I go back and a...
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कल रात
------------------------------------------------- कल रात जो खुशबू मेरी बगल हो कर गुजर गया वह नरगिस का ही था, निसंदेह, वह स्वयं नरगिस ही होगी फिर पता नहीं     उसे पहचानने में आखिर गलती क्यों हो गई । कल रात अचानक ख्याल आया अपने घर की सफाई कर लूँ फ़ेंक दूँ सारे...
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From Lord Padmanabhaswamy to the Benefits of Rubbing Nails
That was the day of Janamashtami and
I was visiting Lord Padmanabhaswamy temple early in the morning. Oh yes,
Janmastami or the eighth day after the full moon in the solar month of Leo when
the stellar sign is Rohini is a very auspicious day, one that is ea...
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जाते-जाते
जा ते - जा ते   समझता हूँ मैं जो तुम सोचती हो अपनी भावना की गठरी से कुछ तो मेरी तरफ़ बिखेरती होंगी   है कहीं फासला तुम्हारी सोच और मेरी समझ के बीच ? सब तो आते हैं मेले में, आखिर मक्सद एक ही होता है पर पहनावे में फर्क है क्योंकि पहनते हैं हम जान-बूझकर, करते ह...
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The Unadorned. My literary blog to keep track of my creative mood swings with poems n short stories, book reviews n humorous prose, travelogues n photography, reflections n translations, both in English n Hindi. About Me. My Photo: Name: Anant Nanda. I'm a peace-loving married Indian male on the ...
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Doldrums
                    D o l d r u m s Something is cooking behind the screen! A strange feeling overtakes me There’s no assurance, no guarantee Yet I’m building a castle brick upon brick. I’m afraid to imagine the end End makes redundant the present Just a ne...
The Unadorned. My literary blog to keep track of my creative mood swings with poems n short stories, book reviews n humorous prose, travelogues n photography, reflections n translations, both in English n Hindi. About Me. My Photo: Name: Anant Nanda. I'm a peace-loving married Indian male on the ...
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Basanta pur, Balasore, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Rourkela, Mussoorie, Sambalpur, Gurgaon, Delhi, Ranchi, Port Blair, Visakhapatnam, Kazhikode, Berhampur, Muzaffarpur, Coimbatore, Shimla - Trivandrum
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I'm a peace-loving married Indian male on the right side of '50 with college-going children, and presently employed under government. Educationally I've a master's degree in History, and another in Computer Application. Besides, I've a post graduate diploma in Management. My published works are:- (1)"In Harness", ISBN 81-8157-183-5, a poetry collections and (2) "The Remix of Orchid", ISBN 978-81-7525-729-0, a short story collections with a foreword by Mr. Ruskin Bond, (3) "Virasat", ISBN 978-81-7525-982-9, again a short story collection but in Hindi, (4) "Ek Saal Baad," ISBN 978-81-906496-8-1, my second Story Collection in Hindi.
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I'm easily caught bragging, lying, aping, pretending and doing any such thing in my interest.
Education
  • Sahada High School, Balasore, Odisha
    Mathematics, General Science, History, Geography and Civics, English, Oriya, 1970 - 1974
  • Fakir Mohan College, Balasore
    History Political Science, 1974 - 1978
    Intermediate of Arts Bachelor of Arts (Honours in History)
  • Utkal University
    Ancient Indial History, 1978 - 1980
  • Management Development Institute
    National Management Programme (NMP), 1989 - 1990
  • Indira Gandhi National Open University
    Master of Computer Application (MCA), 2000 - 2002
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