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Writing by Vikram Karve from Pune India



Last Build Date: Wed, 07 Dec 2016 09:53:54 +0000

 



“Student Pathway” to Migrate for a “Better Life”karve

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 09:53:46 +0000

BEWARE OF “EDUCATION TRAFFICKING” Link to my original post in my Blog Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: http://karvediat.blogspot.in/2016/12/student-pathway-to-migration-beware-of.html Are You Taking the “Student Pathway” to Migrate for a “Better Life”…? Musings of a Veteran By VIKRAM KARVE THE “STUDENT PATHWAY” In the 1970’s – my classmates used the “student pathway” to migrate abroad to […](image)


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The Wannabe Girlkarve

Sat, 03 Dec 2016 09:44:09 +0000

“WANNABE” GIRL  Fiction Short Story By VIKRAM KARVE  Link to my original post in my Blog Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: http://karvediat.blogspot.in/2016/12/wannabe-girl.html Recently – I saw some young Techies (IT Nerds) drinking “shots” in a restaurant – trying to show off their drinking prowess – desperate to “fit into the crowd” (like most “Wannabes”) – and – I was reminded of a fiction short story I wrote more than 10 years ago […](image)


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What Do You Gain From Love…?karve

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 19:03:46 +0000

WHAT IS THE UTILITY VALUE OF LOVE…?  Utility Value of Love Link to my original post in my Blog Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: http://karvediat.blogspot.in/2016/12/does-love-have-utility-value.html WHAT DO YOU GAIN FROM LOVE…? Musings of a Veteran By VIKRAM KARVE In materialistic world of today – you must have a motive for doing something. You must […](image)


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Are You Afraid of Marriage – or – Are You Afraid Staying Single…? Gamophobia and Anuptaphobiakarve

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 17:57:57 +0000

RELATIONSHIP PHOBIAS Link to my original post in my Blog Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: http://karvediat.blogspot.in/2016/12/gamophobia-fear-of-marriage.html GAMOPHOBIA (Fear of Marriage) Short Fiction Story By VIKRAM KARVE “Why can’t people understand that I do not want to get married…” she said. “What happened…?” I asked her. “It’s my mother again – now – she has […](image)


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Humor in Medicine – “Doctors” in Uniformkarve

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 15:15:35 +0000

Link to my original post in my Blog Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: http://karvediat.blogspot.in/2016/12/humor-in-uniform-military-medicine.html When a Retired Military Veteran – an ex-Navy shipmate – asked me why I visit a Civilian Dentist – I joked with him: “When I was in the Navy – Military Dentists ruined some of my teeth – now – […](image)


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“Vultures” – Birds of Preykarve

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 16:50:51 +0000

“VULTURES” Short Fiction By VIKRAM KARVE   Link to my original post in my Blog Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: http://karvediat.blogspot.in/2016/11/i-am-not-vulture-story.html THE VULTURES – Short Story By VIKRAM KARVE  The old man was dying in hospital. Everyone wanted him to die. Except me. I was the only one who did not want him to die. I wanted him to live […](image)


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Marriage Bureau Partnerskarve

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 16:40:06 +0000

The Matchmaking “Business”  Link to my original post in my Blog Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: http://karvediat.blogspot.in/2016/11/the-matchmaking-business-matrimonial.html Marriage Bureau Partners – A Story By VIKRAM KARVE   Visit to the Marriage Bureau More than 36 years ago – in the year 1980 – I went to a “Marriage Bureau” in Pune. All my attempts at finding a suitable […](image)


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Who Is Planning Your Life … ?karve

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 16:33:21 +0000

WHO IS PLANNING YOUR LIFE … ? Ramblings of a Retired Mind By VIKRAM KARVE   Link to my original post in my Blog Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: http://karvediat.blogspot.in/2016/11/how-to-plan-your-life.html ARE YOU LETTING OTHERS PLAN YOUR LIFE…? If you travel on a road which others have built – then you will reach the destination where […](image)


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Short Fiction Story – The Martyrkarve

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 16:13:05 +0000

THE MARTYR   Link to my original post in my Blog Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: http://karvediat.blogspot.in/2016/11/the-martyr-fiction-short-story.html Fiction Short Story By VIKRAM KARVE  The MARTYR  6:30 AM. A cold damp rainy morning. A woman sits on a bench on the solitary platform of Girinagar Railway Station. She looks at her watch. Then she looks towards the […](image)


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Breakfast at Sea – Eggs to Orderkarve

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 04:53:39 +0000

Foodie Humor in Uniform  Link to my original post in my Blog Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: http://karvediat.blogspot.in/2016/11/foodie-humor-in-uniform-eggs-to-order.html EGGS TO ORDER  – A Spoof By VIKRAM KARVE  In the 1970‘s – when I served on Navy Warships – at sea – the steward would wake you up in the morning with a cup of tea – and – he would ask you: “Sir – ‘Eggs […](image)


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