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Month: April 2021

A helicopter on Mars

By Prasad Ganti / April 26, 2021

A helicopter was sent to Mars recently along with the latest rover perseverance. And it flew for the first time outside the confines of Earth. Just for a few seconds, followed by a second flight a little under a minute, a few days later. It was a Wright brothers moment for mankind. Very much like…

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*******BALLS, CERTAINLY NOT AT ANY COST********

By Navneet Bakshi / April 20, 2021

Sardar Sohan Singh and his family had shifted to Chandigarh. Suddenly, I had lost two close friends. Loss of company of Goga hurt me because suddenly my daredevilry and my pranks had come to a standstill because one needs a partner in such escapades. Anyone who has read the books of childhood adventures will vouch…

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My e-book for kids

By Charumati Ramdas / April 19, 2021

Hello, Friends, My e-book containing translations of a few Russian stories for kids  is recently published . Please share the link with the Hindi readers who have children’grandchildren at home. Here’s the link: Please go to amazon.in Type charumati Ramdas in the SEARCH. among other books, you will see आओ कहानी सुनें – 1  

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Controversy Around ‘Dr. Zhivago’

By Charumati Ramdas / April 19, 2021

    Controversy around ‘Dr. Zhivago’   A.Charumati Ramdas     In the history of Russian literature, perhaps no literary work and its author became more controversial than Boris Leonidovich Pasternak and his novel Dr Zhivago. Pasternak was awarded the Nobel Prize for 1958 “for outstanding achievement in modern lyrical poetry and in the field of…

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The international ratings

By Prasad Ganti / April 10, 2021

Countries over the world are measured on various scales by different institutions. Some measurements are done by institutions within the country while some by outside the country. Per capita income or how much an average citizen earns is collected and published by the country. While some measures like ease of doing business or gender inequality…

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The pandemic politics

By Prasad Ganti / April 3, 2021

People are being vaccinated against the Covid 19 virus  in some parts of the world. More in some countries while less in some others. While there is a resurgence of cases in India, things are getting better in the UK and the US. Most of the people are vaccinated in the UAE and Israel, not…

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