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एल्तिशेव परिवार की कहानी (एक अंश)

By Charumati Ramdas | September 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

लेखक: रमान सेन्चिन अनुवाद: आ. चारुमति रामदास   अपने अनेक हम-उम्र लोगों के समान निकलाय मिखाइलविच एल्तिशेव ज़िन्दगी के काफ़ी बड़े दौर तक यही सोचता था कि इन्सानों की तरह जीना चाहिए, अपने कर्तव्य को पूरा करना चाहिए और धीरे-धीरे आपको इसका पुरस्कार अवश्य मिलेगा. रैंक में पदोन्नति, सरकारी क्वार्टर, तनख़्वाह में वृद्धि, जिसमें से…

The Bandish Bandits

By Prasad Ganti | May 22, 2021 | 5 Comments

I recently saw a mini serial titled “Bandish Bandits”. It is based on hindustani classical music. Involving a musical family from Jodhpur, Rajasthan. The music is very enthralling. So are the visuals highlighting the splendors of Jodhpur. The sprawling city amidst historical forts and buildings. Such musicals inspire the way the movies of yesteryears like…

Baby Signal System

By Rcay | August 4, 2020 | 1 Comment

                            Baby Signal System  Like any other child at birth, Vivek cried as he was born on a September evening. This was of course sweet music to his parents who got him as their wedding day gift and they had been waiting…

वड़वानल – 56

By Charumati Ramdas | August 26, 2020 | 0 Comments

लेखक: राजगुरू द. आगरकर अनुवाद: आ. चारुमति रामदास ‘‘कल से हम गलतियाँ ही किये जा रहे हैं, ’’ खान के स्वर में उद्विग्नता थी। ‘‘हमने राष्ट्रीय पार्टियों के, विशेषत: कांग्रेस के नेताओं पर भरोसा किया और उनसे नेतृत्व करने की गुज़ारिश की – यह पहली ग़लती थी; और आज गॉडफ़्रे से मिले यह दूसरी गलती…

Those Bakery Products- Aha!

By Navneet Bakshi | May 16, 2020 | 1 Comment

Those Bakery Products- Aha! A great discussion is already going on since yesterday on Bakery Products that were available in 1960s when we were little children, but since freshness was the key to those products, I thought of writing a fresh piece while taking a stroll down the memory lanes. I have never had such…

Rhapsody In Blue

By Navneet Bakshi | June 28, 2020 | 2 Comments

Recently I went to the sea for Sea Trial of another vessel. Here are some pictures for you. I have been rather busy since last two months. With short days and less time at hand, I haven’t been able to devote much time to writing. This project is now coming to an end and I…

Seryojha on Kindle

By Charumati Ramdas | June 11, 2021 | 0 Comments

Hello, Friends! Glad to inform that my translation of Vera Panova’s novel -‘Seryojha’ is now on amazon.in as a kindle book. Please have a look: Please go to amazon.in and search for Charumati Ramdas Have a nice Day!  

When I Badly Hurt My Foot

By Navneet Bakshi | July 15, 2020 | 5 Comments

I remember, I was in 6th standard then. We used to come back from school around 4:30 PM. Immediately after dumping the school bags, removing the school uniform and changing in to a set of ‘home clothes’ we would rush out to play. The sun sets early in the hills and every minute used to…

US Senate reconvenes to certify Joe Biden election as President

By Suresh Rao | January 7, 2021 | 4 Comments

Donald Trump’s supporters stormed a session of Congress held Wednesday, 6th January, to certify Joe Biden’s election win, triggering unprecedented chaos and violence at US Capital. President-elect Joe Biden on Wednesday denounced the storming of the US Capitol as an “insurrection” and demanded President Donald Trump go on television to call an end to the…

NASA touches and probes an Asteroid

By Suresh Rao | October 22, 2020 | 2 Comments

(pic) This NASA handout image obtained on October 21, 2020 shows Nightingale Hazard Map and TAG Location (L-top R) and NASA’s robotic arm from spacecraft Osiris-Rex (bottom R) making contact with asteroid Bennu to collect samples. – When NASA’s OSIRIS-REX spacecraft touched the surface of an asteroid this Tuesday, after a four year long journey, …

Ancient Hindu Culture in Ancient Bali (Indonesia) Cambodia and Thailand

By Suresh Rao - July 22, 2021 - 4
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Bali is a province of Indonesia and the westernmost of the Lesser Sunda Islands. Bali can be located East of Java and west of Lombok; Bali province includes the island of Bali and a few smaller neighbouring islands, notably Nusa Penida, Nusa Lembongan, and Nusa Ceningan. Look for Bali, a tiny island, south of letters D and O, under the…

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Baijnath group of temples

By Namita Sunder - July 22, 2021 - 2
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Baijnath group of temples is located at Baijnath[ the place came to be known as Baijnath due to the temples group) in Bageshwar distt. of Uttarakhand. The place is hardly 17 to 18 Kms away from Kausani, a famous and very scenic hill station of uttarakhand.  The airport nearest to Baijnath is Pantnagar and the nearest railway station is Kathgodam.…

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Jeff Bezos… world’s richest man… his entrepreneurship and new expedition

By Suresh Rao - July 21, 2021 - 0
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Jeffrey Preston Bezos is an American business magnate, media proprietor, and investor. Bezos is the founder and executive chairman of Amazon, having previously served as chairman, president and CEO of the company. With a net worth of more than $200 billion as of June 2021, he is the richest person in the world according to both Forbes and Bloomberg’s Billionaires…

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Going into Space

By Prasad Ganti - July 21, 2021 - 3
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In a space of ten days, two spacecraft carried different sets of people to the edge of the space and brought them back to Earth. There are differences in their approaches to their respective missions. Much is being made of the billionaires involved in the so-called space race. With some questioning on the priorities for going into space instead of…

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The Infrastructure

By Prasad Ganti - July 18, 2021 - 0
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I simply love infrastructure.  The structures and facilities which people take for granted. And not wondering where the power into your home outlets comes from. The behind the scenes happenings which make cell phones possible. Billions of tons of cargo shipped across the world’s oceans. Millions of people moved across vast distances by trains, buses and planes. Infrastructure has a…

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About Kainths And Kheeras

By Navneet Bakshi - July 18, 2021 - 0
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…..this post is in continuation of the post titles “Walking To The School” Nettles- Stinging Plant I remember one tree on this path somewhere further up from the point where the stairs leading to the police lines joined it. It was a Kainth tree. I am sure, even today the advanced Google search engines can’t tell you anything about this…

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Walking To The School

By Navneet Bakshi - July 18, 2021 - 0
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  Many times, I have thought of writing about the Bazaar, I crossed every day on my way to school and while coming back from it in the evening. As up to the 3rd standard, I attended Lady Irwin School, which lay in the opposite direction to where D.A.V., the senior school that I attended from 6th standard to 11th…

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Mexico makes a super car

By Suresh Rao - July 12, 2021 - 0
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WORLD AWAITS THOSE WHO CAN USE IMAGINATION AND  TECHNOLOGY AROUND TO CREATE The jobs of the future will be driven by technology and innovation—65 per cent of children entering primary school today will enter a new world of jobs that do not yet exist. We need to create excitement about the future and have open discussions about representation. What would…

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Visit Aquarium if you have to wait long for a train connection at Railway Station!

By Suresh Rao - July 8, 2021 - 2
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The Indian Railway Station Development Corporation (IRSDC) Limited has built the Bengaluru City Railway Station Aquarium in collaboration with HNi at a cost of Rs 1.2 crore with the aim of enhancing the passenger experience at the station. Passengers who enter the Aquatic Kingdom can now catch a glimpse of live sharks and exotic fish from Amazon river basin. There…

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Farts, Varts and Funny Sounds- Remembering Childhood

By Navneet Bakshi - July 7, 2021 - 0
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Farts, Varts and Funny Sounds The simplest sound can be made by snapping your fingers but you can make funnier sounds in many ways. All this needs a lot of practice and causes much irritation to fellow inhabitants of the house. I learnt some but my achievements as always were ordinary and frankly I could never become an envy of…

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The Caves

By Prasad Ganti - July 4, 2021 - 7
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Caves are natural wonders. Nature sculpts these underground dwellings by the action of water flow. They evoke beauty like the other natural formations –  canyons, waterfalls, mountains and forests. Several decades ago, I was fascinated by reading about a cave system called Mammoth cave in the state of Kentucky. I added it to my list of places to visit.  It…

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Wooing Geeta…Part 2

By Navneet Bakshi - June 19, 2021 - 6
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                                                                                ***********WOOING GEETA- PART 2********** Before I could open my heart to Geeta, her father got transferred to Amritsar. They went away with all their belongings leaving behind with me my longings. She took with her my little ‘bleating’ heart. What was left with me was a big void where the heart used to be. It was so big that…

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उद्यान के मालिक

By Charumati Ramdas - June 18, 2021 - 2
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लेखक: सिर्गेइ नोसव अनुवाद: आ. चारुमति रामदास उद्यान के मालिक “और, ऐसा लगता है कि कल ही शाम को मैं इन कुंजों में टहल रहा था…”   रात, गर्माहट भरी, श्वेत रात नहीं, अगस्त वाली रात. आख़िरी (शायद, आख़िरी) ट्राम. हम खाली कम्पार्टमेंट से बाहर आते हैं, सुनसान सादोवाया पर चल पड़ते हैं, हम दोनों ने शहरी कपड़े नहीं पहने…

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Digital currency and crime

By Prasad Ganti - June 12, 2021 - 3
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A type of digital crime called ransomware is making rounds. It is a digital attack impacting the data stored on computers across the world. The stolen data is not retrievable unless a ransom is paid. The concept of attacks and ransom is as old as human civilization is. But now the content and the techniques are hi-tech. Let us look…

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Seryojha on Kindle

By Charumati Ramdas - June 11, 2021 - 0
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Hello, Friends! Glad to inform that my translation of Vera Panova’s novel -‘Seryojha’ is now on amazon.in as a kindle book. Please have a look: Please go to amazon.in and search for Charumati Ramdas Have a nice Day!  

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WOOING GEETA- Part 1

By Navneet Bakshi - June 5, 2021 - 2
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Geeta. Aha! what a name! Song of the meaning of life, and so true she was to her name. She was of my age. She was the younger sister of my sister’s friend. We met sometimes when I went to fetch my sister home from their house. Their father was a Superintendent of Police (you can imagine my desperation and…

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Dandeshwar Mahadev, Uttarakhand

By Namita Sunder - June 3, 2021 - 4
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Dandeshwar group of temples is at a distance of about one to two kms from Jageshwar group of temples. Obviously, we visited this temple group too on the occasion we enjoyed our sojourn with Jageshwar but somehow or other no post was written about this group of temples. Now while going through my old diaries, I found tit bits of…

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अलेक्सांद्र पूश्किन की दो कविताएँ

By Charumati Ramdas - May 31, 2021 - 2
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1,   तुम और आप खोखले ‘आप’को हार्दिक ‘तुम’ से बिना कुछ कहे बदल दिया उसने और सारे ख़ुशनुमा सपने प्यार भरी मेरी रूह में जगा दिये उसने. सोच में डूबा खड़ा हूँ उसके सामने, उससे नज़रे हटाने का नहीं है साहस; और कहता हूँ उससे: कितनी प्यारी हो तुम! और सोचता हूँ: कितना प्यार करता हूँ तुमसे!    …

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About Biotechnology

By Siri AB - May 31, 2021 - 1
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Biotechnology is not a new advancement in the area of science. It actually has been utilized for years, but was not significantly described as biotechnology. In its simple form, biotechnology means utilizing living organisms or their products to revise or change human health or the environment, or to run a process. Biotechnology itself is the combination of biology and other…

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Escape from a Lab ?

By Prasad Ganti - May 30, 2021 - 4
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When the Covid 19 pandemic started more than a year ago, there was a speculation that the virus was a human engineered one and that it escaped from a Lab in China. It sounded like a wild idea and was dismissed by the scientists as not probable. Chinese wet markets where live animals are sold was put forward as a…

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