Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Manoj Paprikar

Manoj Paprikar is a doctor by profession, a gynaecologist. He is an avid trekker, traveller, reader and a writer. He has a blog and has published a book. He plays Table Tennis and loves playing guitar.
19 WRITINGS

STRIKE THE ZOMBIES

The space ship shuddered as it sped away from the huge fireball. In the distant the red glow grew brighter as the edge of...

Trapped in a Lie

Shanti gazed at the distant gleam of sunshine in the garden beyond, from the confines of her small shaggy prison cell. The bars stood...

PUNCTUATION

“Your eyes see what your mind knows.” It is important that there are no punctuation errors in any writeup. It is a big blot on...

The Resurgence of Apophis: The God Of Chaos

11 DEC,  2036 It's 100 percent certain we'll be hit (by a devastating asteroid),  but we're not 100 percent sure when. B612 Foundation had said it way...

CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE HEAVENLY KIND

MID PACIFIC OCEAN UNIFIED WORLD COMMAND 24 Dec 2050 I was hurrying up and gulping down my hot chocolate, as I always did before a sortie. It...

Touch the Sky

“Please welcome our celebrated guest for today, Mrs. Mina Badami,” the interviewer introduced as she walked on the decked-up stage with all the lights...

EVAPORATED IN 24 HOURS

The sun-baked day did not auger well for the energy pent up inside her. Tara needed to cool down; back from the mission just...

THE INDOMITABLE SPIRIT

The room was filled with a palpable chill, as time ebbed slowly as I looked down at my own body strapped onto the ventilator....

The Yearning

“I want to have my own baby, Doctor. Will you help me please?”  Neha Thakker had walked into ‘Hope Genesis Clinic’ with a lot of...

TIME WARP

Andromeda Galaxy, Planet Geopolis, A.D. 3050 Geopolis is the present abode...

GAMES OF DECEPTION

He knew the very second their eyes locked that she desired him. And that she was his type, the adventurous one. No, they had...

Cassini: The Homestead

“Ray, I have never doubted your judgment. But, I am begging to differ today. Religion is an important part of human life. You cannot...

SARVE SANTU NIRAMAYA

I am not just a portrait. I represent everything that Bapu stands for. As I hang here in this courtroom wall of the District...

8000

  It was one o’clock in the afternoon and it was getting sweltering hot in the bylanes of Katmandu. The summer was at its peak....

The Full Stop

In the thick jungles of Gresny, the night was always dangerous. The villagers of Stombil kept a vigil all through the night; not sure...

The Gondolier

Antonio finished ferrying his last tourist couple in his lovely Gondola and disembarked them at the dropping point. He was in a hurry as...