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Month: September 2020

एल्तिशेव परिवार की कहानी (एक अंश)

By Charumati Ramdas / September 29, 2020

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…

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Iron In Soul

By Hemant Chopra / September 28, 2020

IRON IN SOUL In those days of militancy in Punjab, terror swept the land like cloud of a poisonous gas, oppressive and stifling. In initial days havoc was brought about by the assassins targeting a particular community. Passengers were pulled out of trains and buses and shot in cold blood. People in parks and temples…

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India President Signs, Approves Farm Bills… they become Law of Land

By Suresh Rao / September 28, 2020

BAR & BENCH Sep 27, 2020, 7:06 PM IST President of India signed the farm bill, Farmers Act comes into force. The three legislations regarding farm reforms passed by the Parliament has received the assent of the President. THE THREE LEGISLATIONS ARE 1) Farmers’ Produce Trade & Commerce (Promotion & Facilitation) Act, 2020…

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KARNATAKA BUNDH (Monday Sept 28)

By Suresh Rao / September 27, 2020

Police in the city and across the state have taken steps to maintain law and order during the Karnataka bandh on Monday called by farmers, labour unions, and various rights organisations. Talking to the press, Bengaluru Police Commissioner Kamal Pant has warned strict action against those participating in the bandh. “No one approached us for…

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Happy Birthday- Dev Anand

By Navneet Bakshi / September 26, 2020

Today is Dev Anand’s birthday. He was born on 26th September 1923 in Gurdaspur District on Punjab. His Pishori Lal Anand was a well-to-do advocate in Gurdaspur District courts and he was third of his four sons. Two of his brothers Chetan and Vijay were also in the films. After doing his B.A. from the…

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Pres. Trump wants southern wall built to stop illegal migration from south-America

By Suresh Rao / September 26, 2020

Pres. Trump makes some progress in building the southern wall to stop illegal immigration from south-America. However, he now faces court challenges for using some of funds assigned for Defence to build the Mexican wall. Trump could tell Mexicans they must pay for the wall by giving away Mexican oil at $35/barrel, next 10…

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Magic by Eric Chien and Ten Others

By Suresh Rao / September 26, 2020

Watch Eric Chien perform unbelievable card trick magic Also, watch ten other magicians@    

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By Govind Panta / September 26, 2020

Old age is a beautiful time of life. It is as pleasant as the evening is. Imagine strolling at the beach with a sun setting a yonder across the expanse of the ocean in the backdrop and a cool breeze sweeping ruffling your hair. A light music playing at a distance and a smell of…

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A few star kids in bollywood are father lookalikes!

By Suresh Rao / September 25, 2020

(pic-1) There is proof now that a few Bollywood fathers and their sons are a quintessential lookalikes;  it is all about genes folks! (pic-2)  Ibrahim Ali Khan and Saif Ali Khan (pic-3) Karan Deol and Sunny Deol Look up more such father-son lookalikes@ hyperlink below:-

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Games We Played- Part 2

By Navneet Bakshi / September 24, 2020

Card Games But on some days, like the rainy days which were a plenty in Shimla, we had no choice, but to play at home. Surprisingly, we were even allowed to play with the playing cards and gamble too. The very first game of cards that we played was called Note Bhunan (To break a…

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