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New Statue for Ramanuja inaugurated by PM Modi in Bhagyapuri (Telangana State, India)

By Suresh Rao / February 7, 2022

(pic) chariots made of sandstone at ‘Sri Ramanuja ‘Samata-Kendramu’ are inspired by the iconic stone chariot at the ‘Vijaya-Vittala temple complex in Hampi (Karnataka,)’ a Unesco world heritage site in Vijayanagara district. (source of pic: PTI FILE PHOTO)      The 216-feet tall ‘Statue of Equality’ of Sriramanujacharya that Prime Minister Narendra Modi “dedicated to the world” recently was made in…

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Bravo India Under 19 (U-19) World Cup Final

By Suresh Rao / February 6, 2022

EXCERPTS from the post of  Sreshth Shah in    India 195 for 6 (Sindhu 50*, Rasheed 50, Boyden 2-24) beat England 189 all out (Rew 95, Bawa 5-31, Ravi 3-34) by four wickets It was India’s seamers, not spinners, who plotted England’s downfall in the Under-19 World Cup final as Raj Bawa and Ravi Kumar produced match-winning bowling performances to share nine…

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ISRO conducts breakthrough demonstration of hack-proof quantum communication

By Suresh Rao / February 6, 2022

  Excerpts from India Today News Desk. In a major step forward towards satellite-based quantum communication, scientists from Ahmedabad-based Space Applications Centre and Physical Research Laboratory successfully demonstrated quantum entanglement. Using real-time Quantum Key Distribution (QKD), they conducted hack-proof communication between two places separated by 300 meters. More@ Isro conducts breakthrough demonstration of hack-proof quantum…

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Self Disinfecting Anti Viral Face Mask Developed by India Research and Development

By Suresh Rao / February 5, 2022

New Delhi: (pic) CSIR-CCMB mask view (a copy/paste from an internet website) A team of Indian scientists in collaboration with an industry partner have developed a self-disinfecting ‘Copper-based Nanoparticle-coated Antiviral Face Mask’ to fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. The mask exhibits high performance against the COVID 19 virus as well as several other viral and…

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Bravo India… for first ever sale of Brahmos missiles made in India… to Philippines

By Suresh Rao / January 28, 2022

India closes deal worth 374 million USD worth for indigenous Brahmos missiles. Bravo India! Philippines Navy has signed and sealed this giant defense deal to purchase from India, sophisticated Brahmos missiles (made in India under India-Russia joint venture.) This is a feather in the cap for India for its first “made in India” missile sale…

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Rocket Scientist S Somanath appointed ISRO Chairman

By Suresh Rao / January 24, 2022

(pic) Outgoing Chairman S. Sivan is at right in picture (Image is copy/paste @ISRO/Twitter)  Eminent rocket scientist S Somanath (at left in picture) took charge as 10th chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and as the Secretary of the Department of Space, Government of India on January 14, 2022. Previously, S Somanath has…

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An Encounter with Covid 19

By Navneet Bakshi / January 21, 2022

Hmm. Should I call it an encounter? Assault will be a better word to use, I think. To the best of my understanding of the nuanced difference between an encounter and assault, in an encounter, one is equally equipped to fight the opponent, while assault is used when one is suddenly accosted by an enemy.…

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Rivival of ‘Madras Courier’ good or bad for India of today?

By Suresh Rao / January 12, 2022

Today’s ‘Madras Courier’ picks and choses controversial writings and writers from all over the world, India in particular. Some of the writings and writers picked by this digital publication of today, challenge India’s spiritual history and publishes them periodically. Out of curiosity, I visited an online version of today’s ‘Madras Courier’, read some articles and…

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New Year Greetings in Sanskrit

By Suresh Rao / January 4, 2022

(pic is a facbook image of a website where one can find Harini Rao a popular Telugu playback singer) Harini Rao has rendered a very popular Sanskrit greeting from Chinmaya Mission,  a Happy New Year Greeting, written and composed by Swami Tejomayananda ji, Head of Chinmaya Global Mission (Head qts. USA) If you can access…

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Kashi Vishvanath Temple and my Hindutva

By Suresh Rao / January 2, 2022

Folks, I have visited Kashi in Uttar Pradesh state of India twice. My first visit was in year 1977 with my dad who flew-in from Bengaluru; he came to my house then at Greater Kailash residential area in south Delhi, to go with me to Kashi (in UP state) and ancient Gaya (in Bihar state) where Vishnu set foot…

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