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By Navneet Bakshi | July 7, 2020 | 2 Comments

Already many people who attended the meet have filed their reports. In this surfeit of praises on the  pleasant and successful meet at Hydrabad another blog will amount to embellishment. There are bloggers who can in a few words say much better what I try to convey through my insipid drivel. But I must salute…

Today, My favourite Colour is Green..

By Ushasurya | December 1, 2020 | 11 Comments

fields, Green thumb, apples  Whenever we go on our pilgrimages I get lost in green. I am talking about the variant hues  or shades of green . The endless stretches of fields wear an unlimited range of this colour. The trees on the mountains display  leaves of different green. At times the rivers, ponds and…

इवान कज़्लोव्स्की की शोहरत

By Charumati Ramdas | September 10, 2020 | 2 Comments

लेखक: विक्तर द्रागून्स्की अनुवाद: आ, चारुमति रामदास मेरी मार्कशीट में सारे ‘ए’ ग्रेड्स ही हैं. बस, सिर्फ शुद्धलेखन में ‘बी’ है. धब्बों की वजह से. समझ में नहीं आता कि क्या करूँ! मेरे पेन से हमेशा धब्बे गिरते ही रहते हैं. मैं स्याही में पेन की निब का बस सिरा ही डुबाता हूँ, मगर फिर…

रक्षाबंधन

By Alka Kansra | August 16, 2020 | 4 Comments

रक्षाबंधन बाल्कनी से देख रही थी बारिश की बूँदों की झड़ी बसंत गया, गर्मी गई और सावन भी आ गया संक्रमण से बेख़ौफ़ मौसम बदलते जा रहे त्योहार निकलते जा रहे होली गई , बैसाखी गई और आ गया रक्षाबंधन भीगे से मौसम में भीगी सी पलकों में तैर गई रेशम की डोरी कहाँ गया…

वड़वानल – 27

By Charumati Ramdas | August 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

  लेखक : राजगुरू द. आगरकर अनुवाद : आ. चारुमति रामदास   ‘‘सर,   मैंने   काफी   ठोस   सबूत   इकट्ठे   कर   लिये   हैं। क्या आज दत्त को आपके सामने लाया जा सकता है ?’’    रावत कमाण्डर किंग से पूछ रहा था । ‘‘तुम इकट्ठा किये गए सबूत मेरे पास ले आओ । मैं उन पर एक नज़र…

Not Many More Miles To Go

By ishanbakshi | June 25, 2020 | 6 Comments

Miles to Go- or so it seemed to me when I started working on the idea of bringing my own website back to life. Maybe some of you remember that this idea of having my own website had occurred to me when I in 2015 when I was in China. At that time because my…

Promises Kept by Anand Mahindra

By Suresh Rao | September 20, 2020 | 4 Comments

(pic-1) Brand-new SUV handed over in Mysuru to Dakshinamurthy Krishna Kumar who travelled pan India with his mother on a scooter covering 56,522 kilometres in four countries to give his mother a temple run or Spiritual Bharat Yatra! (pic, is a download from Star of Mysore website) Son and Mother visited holy places in India…

Power Politics in Karnataka state

By Suresh Rao | October 14, 2021 | 2 Comments

(pic) Pavagada Solar Park to become biggest solar park in the world soon. Pavagada Solar Park is a solar park spread over a total area of 13,000 acres (53 km2) in Pavagada taluk, Tumur district, Karnataka. 600 MW of power was commissioned by 31 January 2018 and a further 1,400 MW are planned.The total investment required…

Bill and Steve exchange words…

By Suresh Rao | December 11, 2020 | 4 Comments

Why is Steve in heavens?  Read@ http://creative.sulekha.com/apple-a-day-may-not-be-good-for-health_86662_blog  

Aching For Love

By Rcay | July 16, 2020 | 2 Comments

Aching For Love I looked for you my little one, Here, there and everywhere. Near and far for days together Hoping to catch a glimpse of you Where have you gone my dear? Leaving me behind Come back to me fast I cannot live without you I will keep on looking for you Even if…

Most remembered King of Mysore

By Suresh Rao - October 18, 2021 - 2
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If there is one noble and benevolent king that people of old Mysore State remember all the time… it is Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV. Maharaja Krishnaraja Wadeyar IV (Nalwadi Krishnaraja Wadiyar; 4 June 1884 – 3 August 1940) was the 24th maharaja  of the erstwhile kingdom of Mysore. He remained the crowed King from 1894 (when he was hardly a 10 year old,) until…

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Data Scientist, Sexiest Job Today

By Suresh Rao - October 17, 2021 - 0
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“A Harvard Business Review says, ‘Data Scientist’ is the sexiest job of the 21st century.” “With the growing demand in the market with fat salaries, Data Science is becoming the problem solver for businesses.” “Salary reviews suggest that more than 1.5K Data Science professionals working in India are getting paid more than 1 crore per annum.” Research and Evaluation aims to design, develop, and…

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Nobel Prizes 2021

By Prasad Ganti - October 17, 2021 - 2
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This is the time of the year again when the Nobel prizes are announced, mankind’s highest awards given to one of their best contributors. I have been fascinated by the prizes since my teenage years. Particularly after reading “The Prize” by Irving Wallace, which is a plot based on Nobel prizes. Wallace did a lot of research to come up…

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Mind is a moth eaten spider’s web!

By Suresh Rao - October 16, 2021 - 1
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Folks, Our mind is a moth eaten spider’s web! Think about it for a moment. When we contemplate within ourselves… digging deep into our past… connecting the dots to go back to our childhood we often end up in a deep abyss… a bottomless hole that perhaps never existed for us!? Have you ever wondered about this? I have! This…

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Lulu Global Mall comes to Bengaluru

By Suresh Rao - October 15, 2021 - 0
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 (pic) Lulu Global Mall, Bengaluru) My dad used to work as DGM at what used to be ‘Minerva Mills’ and ‘Raja Mills’ more than half century back.  A giant Lulu Global Mall has come up now in the Minerva Mills compound. My dad had been awarded a full ‘scholarship’ to study textiles technology at Victoria Jubilee Technological Institutue (VJTI) Bombay;…

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Power Politics in Karnataka state

By Suresh Rao - October 14, 2021 - 2
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(pic) Pavagada Solar Park to become biggest solar park in the world soon. Pavagada Solar Park is a solar park spread over a total area of 13,000 acres (53 km2) in Pavagada taluk, Tumur district, Karnataka. 600 MW of power was commissioned by 31 January 2018 and a further 1,400 MW are planned.The total investment required to build 2,000 MW of…

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Bharat Biotech vaccine approved for age group 2 to 18 in India

By Suresh Rao - October 13, 2021 - 1
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Folks, this is outstanding success for COVAXIN innovation by a totally Indian company, Bharat Biotech (Hq., Hyderabad) The Drugs and Comptroller General of India (DCGI) has reportedly approved the administration of Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin to children in the 2-18 years age group. According to news agency ANI, the Subject Expert Committee (SEC) has given the necessary approval for the administration…

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WHICH PLANE DO YOU FLY?  By Rajiv Dhar

By blogfriends - October 10, 2021 - 1
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WHICH PLANE DO YOU FLY?  By Rajiv Dhar During my young days in IAF this question always haunted me, especially when asked by damsels. I often used to brood over, “why can’t an engineering officer fly an airplane”. As I moved on, I got armed with some standard answers to give, especially at the time of my marriage engagement and…

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Living At Constance Lodge….Part 10

By Navneet Bakshi - October 8, 2021 - 1
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Living At Constance Lodge….Part 10 There were other simple games that kept us entertained for hours. One of them was Cat’s cradle. I think all of us who were born in 1950-60s must have played this game with a piece of thread. It used to be a woolen thread in our case because the thread has to be thick enough…

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Women who missed out on Nobel prizes

By Prasad Ganti - October 2, 2021 - 0
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I wrote the following blog for our astronomy club’s monthly newsletter. The season of Nobel prizes is coming soon, in a week or so. It has been more than a century of Nobel prizes for the highest human achievements in the field of Sciences,Literature, Economics and Peace. Some controversies and some supposed misses have occurred in the past. I would…

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Living At Constance Lodge…..Part 9

By Navneet Bakshi - October 1, 2021 - 1
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Living At Constance Lodge…..Part 9 When Kusum Aunty Committed Suicide Tall, slim, dusky and well educated. That’s how I remember her. She had two daughters both less than ten years of age and about two years apart. Her husband was working in a clerical post in the A.G. office and his mother was staying with them. That’s about all what…

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Vibrant Indian expats celebrate Ganesh festival in Holland with Orange decoration

By Suresh Rao - September 28, 2021 - 3
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Holland is home to thosands of young Indian expats. Companies like Tata Consultancy Services (TCS,)  Tata Steel, Infosys, Sun Pharma (many other too,) employ highly skilled software engineers who have brought Indian festivities to the delight of natives there! Once a year, the city of Amstelveen, at Amsterdam’s southern end, plays host to a true spectacle. The Diwali Festival, the ancient…

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INDIA PM Modi’s 3-day Visit to USA … my musings

By Suresh Rao - September 25, 2021 - 2
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After Joseph (Joe) Biden became President of US in January ’21 (winning a photo finish race for ‘White House’ beating former President Donald Trump,) this is the first time PM Modi of India is making a 3-day visit to US… visiting Washington DC for one-on-one meetings with President Biden, VP Kamala Harris… also heads of States of Japan and Australia…

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HOW OLD ARE YOU ?

By Ushasurya - September 23, 2021 - 2
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HOW OLD ARE YOU ?g Looking back with nostalgia I recall how easy it was to have pen friends abroad and have regular correspondence with them those days. I wonder if this still happens now, with all this advancement in technology. I mean, having Pen Friends. We did not know what they looked like – the Pen Friends –  till…

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Living at Constance Lodge——Part 6

By Navneet Bakshi - September 21, 2021 - 2
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Living at Constance Lodge——Part 6     Remembering Father 18th September 2021   18th September was my father’s death anniversary, so let me write some more of what I remember about him. After listening to the morning news bulletin, he would start getting ready for going to the office. His office was hardly fifteen minutes by walk from where we…

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Living At Constance Lodge—-Part 5

By Navneet Bakshi - September 20, 2021 - 1
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She used to be in the kitchen and the aroma of preparations for the breakfast wafting through the air aroused my hunger. She had a lot of work to do in the morning as four of her children and a short-tempered husband had to be served the breakfast and all of them had to be given their lunch packs on…

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Living At Constance Lodge——Part 4

By Navneet Bakshi - September 20, 2021 - 1
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  In between those morning tunes and songs I used to wake up. Sometimes I would hear mother’s voice calling me. Kakaaaaaaa, ve Navneeeet- that’s how she used to call me. I don’t remember hearing my pet name Bhola from her. She used to be in the kitchen and the aroma of preparations for the breakfast wafting through the air…

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घर में

By Charumati Ramdas - September 15, 2021 - 0
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लेखक: अंतोन चेखव अनुवाद: आ. चारुमति रामदास घर में       “ग्रिगोरेवों के यहाँ से किसी किताब के लिए आए थे, मगर मैंने कह दिया कि आप घर में नहीं हैं. पोस्टमैन अख़बार और दो चिट्ठियाँ दे गया है. वो, येव्गेनी पेत्रोविच, मैं आपसे कहना चाह रही थी कि कृपया सिर्योझा पर ध्यान दें. तीन दिनों से मैं देख…

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National Public Schools – Bengaluru

By Suresh Rao - September 10, 2021 - 4
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Advertisement National Public Schools (NPS) are a group of private schools for school going children in Bengaluru Urban district. NPS is likely to have a school to pick near your location in Bengaluru Urban district. NPS schools offer primary education (from grade-1 to grade-10) in up and coming newer and fast growing vibrant Bengaluru Urban areas. In the Times 20-21…

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Motherhood and Apple-pie

By Suresh Rao - September 9, 2021 - 0
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‘As we see… so it is’ { Όπως βλέπουμε έτσι είναι } and, ‘seeing is believing’… proclaimed Greek philosopher Aristotle (384 – 322 BC) who thought that the planet earth was the epicenter of the universe around humans. Aristotle and his school of philosophers then went about investigating ‘causality’ which to them meant, ‘investigation of the natural world around humans’.’…

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