Rameshinder Singh Sandhu is a staff reporter based in Ludhiana. He mainly covers administration, besides writing on agriculture, lifestyle trends, culture and travel.
Articles by Rameshinder Singh Sandhu
“We always have a choice to understand others or simply get provoked by their behaviour,” he said. Hasn’t Greek philosopher Plato said something similar? “Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.”
Soon, he figured out places frequented by students and caught them just as they would unsuspectingly step in. He knew where to hide and lie in wait, hence we called him Bond, James Bond.
My aunt at Khasa village, too, has made a garden on her first-floor courtyard, just like the balcony at Butala but she has added a special touch with her creativity, using bottles, broken cups and even piggy banks for growing plants.
When we value something, we end up catching the goodness, and this works for everything, be it health, relationships, career, dreams. Unfortunately, most of us value something only when it is no more with us.
But, there’s one form of publicity that beats all: “word of the mouth” – one that not only works best, but is also free
According to spirituality, the more we arm ourselves with good qualities and ensure they remain with us, the better we feel as Abraham Lincoln, the 16th US President, known for his spiritual values once said, “When I do good I feel good, when I do bad I feel bad, and that’s my religion.”
When I’m at my maternal village, my grandmother is ready with her traditional treats from panjiri to pinnis. I, however, enjoy sitting out in the sun with her even more over our never-ending conversations, writes Rameshinder Singh Sandhu
A live band played under the Truman Balcony, which made the experience festive. Though the president’s chopper was absent on south lawn, his car, a unique Cadillac, was parked right as we entered
In Melbourne, I frequented the church facing the busy Flinders Street station. In a flash, the church would fill me with the tranquillity I needed and hence there were evenings, when after a hectic day of exploring, all roads led towards it
We let go of grudges, hatred, anger and pick the language of love for everyone we meet. Instead of expecting love and respect from others, we become the givers of it
Little would the fallen leaves ever realise, the beauty they exude even when on the ground. Some seem to have just fallen, others since many days. They end up weaving infinite colourful carpets, making every walk so memorable
Every time I commence to serve, along with many other ‘sewadars’ (volunteers) holding large buckets filled with everyone’s favourite dal, vegetable and ‘kheer’, I am well oriented that I will also witness an exhibition of human behaviours and an array of food preferences, writes Rameshinder Singh Sandhu
What everyone wants in a conversation is the opportunity to be heard. A good listener will talk to the point and also allow others to talk
As a child, I regretfully recall breaking furniture when my uncle was late to taking me to the village railway station and throwing away my grandfather’s car keys, the moment he joked that he would attend a wedding alone
The division has taken place, but every effort must be made to proceed towards love. The creation of Kartarpur Corridor is a big step, which many of us on both sides of the border may have never imagined
Our flight faced strong turbulence over the Pacific for 45 minutes. Many were praying around me and so was I with hands folded, sometimes holding the seat tight. I sadly wondered how it would be under the ocean
The balcony offers a mesmerising sight from 10pm onwards when the traffic begins to ease and stars dot the sky. I love talking to them; it’s a therapy every night before bed as it clears my head, writes Rameshinder Singh Sandhu
The more we roll out kindness, the better we feel and the better we become. The world desperately needs it. Happiness is also hidden in these gestures
It’s said in Japan people never retire. After their official work life has ended, they continue to do something, especially what they love to do, even late into their 90s
With my mother’s passing, our home reverted into a house, mere brick and mortar, a shell of its former self; after all, it was my mother, who had kept us all together
At the bus boarding point, there were devotees, young and old, from almost everywhere, and I was the only local but didn’t look like one, for I was holding a camera and a diary
Spice of Life: With hands soaked in soil, I told them, “It’s your new home and you will be immensely loved.” I knew with every plantation, I was forming a special bond with the place, too.
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Spice of Life: Every time I meet the flowers, they greet me, with all their jubilance. Just peacefully observing the flowers is utterly soothing; the names of most of which aren’t known to me
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