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

By Suresh Rao / September 25, 2021

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…

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Bengaluru Urban District Is Most Linguistically Diverse in India!

By Suresh Rao / September 3, 2021

Bengaluru Urban’s booming economy and cultural tolerance have acted as a magnet for people seeking a better life, with data revealing that the tech hub is the most linguistically diverse district in the country.   (image-pic) Representative Image. Credit: DH File Photo, www.deccanherald.com/city Data culled from the 2011 census revealed that the city is home…

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Patal Bhuvaneshwar

By Namita Sunder / August 27, 2021

Today I will take you to, yet another Shiva abode located amidst the serene hills of Uttarakhand but this one is totally different from the groups of temples I had talked about hitherto. And I fore warn that this is going to be a long post. We visited Patal Bhuvneshwar in 2002. The place might…

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Ancient Hindu Culture in Bali (Indonesia) Cambodia and Thailand

By Suresh Rao / July 22, 2021

Exotic Bali islands of Southeast Asia are part of Indonesia and the westernmost of the lesser Sunda Islands. Bali can be located east of Java and west of Lombok; Bali province of Indonesia includes the island of Bali and a few smaller neighbouring islands, notably Nusa Penida, Nusa Lembongan, and Nusa Ceningan. Look for Bali,…

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

By Suresh Rao / July 21, 2021

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…

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Mexico makes a super car

By Suresh Rao / July 12, 2021

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…

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Farts, Varts and Funny Sounds- Remembering Childhood

By Navneet Bakshi / July 7, 2021

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…

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Dandeshwar Mahadev, Uttarakhand

By Namita Sunder / June 3, 2021

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,…

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Jageshwar group of temples in Uttarakhand

By Namita Sunder / May 26, 2021

Cooped inside the four walls for more than a year I miss our Uttarakhand trips a lot. Seasons of snow, clouds, sun-shine continue to slip one by one and I am unable to enjoy the serenity of our favourite mountains. So, I just started re-living our trips. This one is from our trip to Uttarakhand…

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*******A Picnic At Kregnaino********

By Navneet Bakshi / February 20, 2021

*******A picnic at Kregnaino******** When I was in school, picnics were a part of routine activity. I am not sure if the present-day children know the meaning of this word, but to us, it used to bring an immense thrill. It was customary for the school administrations to take the children to picnics at least…

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