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Dipika, Sita of 1980s TV serial RAMAYAN, is a still popular on social media

By Suresh Rao / May 23, 2022

   (image) courtesy INDIA TV website Edited by: Shriya Bhasin New Delhi Updated on: May 22, 2022 14:35 IST EXCERPTS FROM INDIA TV Web post, May 22 2022  Ramayan’s Sita aka Dipika Chikhlia happens to be one of the most active celebrities on social media. She is now a mother of two children, happily married to a…

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Every third kid in Karnataka under-nourished

By Suresh Rao / May 15, 2022

Suraksha P, writes in Deccan Herald News Service, Bengaluru, MAY 16 2022, 01:08 IST UPDATED: MAY 16 2022, 03:43 IST (pic) DHNS file photo (Representative Image) Kids born to thin mothers are stunted and the prevalence of stunting is higher in rural areas than urban areas.  Stunting or low height for age is a sign of chronic under-nutrition. Mid…

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Marie Curie … Major Contributions

By Suresh Rao / May 15, 2022

Marie Sklodowska Curie (1867 – 1934) was a Polish-born French scientist, who is one of the most famous women in the field of science. Her work on radioactivity paved the way for future scientific as well as medicinal advancements. Coming from a family of teachers, Marie deeply believed in the importance of a good education. She studied Physics and Mathematics at the Sorbonne University in Paris. Marie Curie is most…

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New BTech Program at IISc Bengaluru

By Suresh Rao / May 15, 2022

The Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru, has been ranked the “world’s top research university,” in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World Rankings 2022, an annual publication of university rankings. The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore will soon begin the registration process for the new bachelor’s degree program, BTech in Mathematics and Computing. JEE Advanced scores…

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Wonder Woman is back in America!

By Suresh Rao / May 15, 2022

In these times of violence in movies (not to mention, gun-fights, sword fights, stone throwing, on the streets supported by political parties…) kids, teenagers (college going included,) need better entertainment on TV screens, at least during holidays. There is hardly any family entertainment lately on TV screens for us to sit in front of TV……

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Niels Bohr, Danish physicist, contributed to architecture of an Atom

By Suresh Rao / May 15, 2022

Niels Bohr (photo image from 1922) ——————————————————————————————— In 1922, Niels Bohr, the Danish physicist, made foundational contributions to the structure of an atom, the smallest stable unit, of a physical substance. He won a Nobel Prize for developing the ‘Bohr model of atom’ in which he proposed that energy levels of electrons are discrete and…

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Raja Ravi Varma paintings… what are they worth today?

By Suresh Rao / May 2, 2022

April 29th, was Raja Ravi Varma birthday. An young couple in our neighborhood… a Konkani girl who knew Kannada from Goa, married to a Bengaluru boy… were getting ready to move to their newly purchased apartment in Electronic-city, after selling their (grand) parental home in a suburban Bengaluru area. This young IT savvy couple did…

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Thomas Edison… manager of teamwork based research… not inventor of light bulb!

By Suresh Rao / May 1, 2022

               1922 photo of Thomas Edison         Edison testing first light bulb (illustration) ———————————————————————————————————————— Edison Born: Feb 11, 1847 [Milan Ohio, USA]   Died: Oct 18, 1931 [West Orange New Jersey, USA (at age 84) ] ————————————————————————————————————————                             …

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LOVE IN TOKYO!

By Suresh Rao / April 29, 2022

Chidanand Rajghatta writes in the Times of India dated 29-04-22, on this. ‘The relentless US effort to cajole New Delhi into its sphere of influence will continue with yet another meeting between President Joe Biden and India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Quad summit in Tokyo in May. The White House confirmed on Wednesday…

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Bengaluru… Cricket and MG Road connection

By Suresh Rao / April 28, 2022

Folks; After a lapse of 7-yrs, I picked up my feet to walk on MG Road, Brigade Road and Church Street, all before a visit to Bengaluru Cricket Stadium, to watch Sri Lanka-India 2nd test match, on Day-1. I was in that stadium in year 2015 too, to watch a IPL T20 cricket match. I…

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