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Vision got blurred for Anu!

By Suresh Rao / September 11, 2020

(pic-1) Photo download from internet  “Look at the view… you can see the horizon from here… sky is the limit…” exclaimed Raju as he pointed at the manhattan-view from the hotel balcony to his bride Anu, still green from Kannur where they had been married just a week before. “See that tall sky scraper there……

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I was schooled under the mullberry tree!

By Suresh Rao / September 11, 2020

(pic-1) A down load from net… this image of a school from semi-urban India brought memories from the first school I attended in 1947.) My class room could boast of four brick walls around but no roof; me and fellow classmates sat on wooden boards with black slates on our laps. Writing chalk was supplied…

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PM Modi inaugurates first Hindu Temple in Abu Dhabi UAE

By Suresh Rao / September 9, 2020

During his West Asia Tour of UAE and OMAN in 2015, PM Modi had laid the foundation stone for the BAPS Swaminarayan Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi. Abu Dhabi has large number of expats from Gujarat and Kerala. UAE has contributed over 95 billion FDI for projects in India.  UAE Arabs express solidarity with India;…

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Karl and Anna in Monsoon Music!

By Suresh Rao / September 9, 2020

Karl and Anna lived on the same street. Their parents were acquainted; met frequently at the park and PTA meets in School. Karl and Anna walked to school every day with heavy bag packs on their shoulders. Karl had flunked in mid term exams; Anna had scored well. Class teacher had alerted Karl. Karl needed…

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Warning shots fired (?) by India across LAC in Ladakh

By Suresh Rao / September 8, 2020

About a week back, Indian troops occupied strategic heights on the south bank of Pangong Tso or Pangong Lake and Rechin La, giving Indian troops a commanding view of the terrain in the Chushul sector. This sector is known as the ‘Western Sector (WS)’ of  LINE OF ACTUAL CONTROL (LAC) at the border between India…

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Kannada actress Ragini arrested on drug charges

By Suresh Rao / September 6, 2020

  RAGINI DWIVEDI is originally from Gujarat. She  learned Kannada and started acting in Kannada films. She is also a item dancer. Her home in Bengaluru was raided last week by sleuths of Central Crime Branch (CCB). Allegedly, banned narcotic substances were found in her home.   (pic) Arrested Ragini on her way to the…

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Philippines returns to US fold for own security in SCS

By Suresh Rao / September 5, 2020

During the last decade Philippine-China relations had improved under President Rodrigo Duterte of Philippines who had cosied up to Beijing in search of trade and investment. HOWEVER, new  security issues in the SCS seas convinced the Philippines government to delay quitting a key United States (US) military pact earlier this year.  (Pic) A satellite photo…

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A slap in the face for China by Israel on AWACS!

By Suresh Rao / September 5, 2020

Published 7 days ago on August 30, 2020 By EurAsian Times Desk With an aggressive China overlooking on the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh, India’s latest acquisition are two more Phalcon’s Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) aircraft from Israel. On one hand, while the push from Israel expediated the long-stalled deal…

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Indian National Congress & its revival

By Gopalakrishnan Narasimhan / September 3, 2020

Of late, the biggest and oldest Indian political Indian National Congress is facing several crises. Be it Rajasthan or Maharashtra, or even at the Centre, this party is now facing difficulties in handling the crises it faces from time and again. At the outset, let us all agree that the Congress post 1969 is totally…

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Indian Army captures dominant heights along the LAC

By Suresh Rao / September 2, 2020

(pic) Indian forces have captured Pangong North Finger 4 Ridgeline along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh For the first time since early June, Indian Army and Special Frontier Force (SFF) mounted rapid mission to take position at Finger 4 heights in Ladakh, BusinessToday.In of  September 2, 2020 reports. The Finger 4 feature…

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