Monthly Archives: August 2015

From the Editor

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbour. Catch the trade winds in your … Continue reading

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Halcyon Days

The 56th FC batch is all set to celebrate its Silver Jubilee this month. Having graduated in 1990, it is a batch that has truly seen the transition of India post-liberalisation. These officers have implemented the policies at the grassroots and … Continue reading

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Look behind as well as beyond

by Atul Kumar Tiwari There were many attachments during the 56th Foundation Course (FC).  While we were in the midst of village-attachments spread over northern India, we heard that VP Singh had resigned and Chandra Shekhar had become the Prime Minister … Continue reading

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Coming Together of Young,   Bright and Passionate Minds

by Samir Sinha It seems just like yesterday, when on August 19, 1990, I boarded the overnight bus from ISBT Delhi to Mussoorie. The journey, though just a few hours long, was the one that transformed me for life—from a … Continue reading

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Impressions

4,00,000 starry-eyed Indians, we are informed, applied for the Civil Services this year. How many of them know, we wonder, that the successful among them will pant up Benog Hill one day, fall like a sack of bricks from Dara’s … Continue reading

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