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Hey Ram… I too have shed my tears, not blood!

By Suresh Rao / August 12, 2020

I was a six year old when he was shot dead by an assassin at point blank range in Delhi. I did not know anything about the Mahatma or the reason for his brutal murder… because, I was just a carefree kid then who had just started attending school, played ‘gilly danda’ with friends inside…

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What Happens If Larsen C (Ice shelf in Antartica) Melts!

By Suresh Rao / August 11, 2020

(pic 1) View of Larsen C Ice Shelf Inset view in pic-1 is of South Pole. The  Yellow and Pink colored patches are the cracks  where Larsen C Ice Shelf is melting. The rift development(s) linked to GLOBAL WARMING, are shown along side dates of photos taken from satellites. If Larsen C ice sheet in…

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Did Krshna Give Me Wakeup Call?

By Suresh Rao / August 11, 2020

Every Janmasthami day,  I am reminded of how I got a wakeup call!  Read all about it again today! My awakening came at last… I realized that all I was having was time travel… to be conscious of Krshna in my life! Hare Krshnas who assemble, sing and dance at a temple, one block away…

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Girls on scooters whiz across

By Rama Kashyap / August 10, 2020

Corona and the subsequent lockdown has overwhelmed our psyche changing the narrative altogether. But away from the virus and the pandemic , let me recall the happy times . Scores of girls speeding on their scooters is a common sight in urban India today. Perched smartly on their two wheelers, confidently negotiating chaotic traffic on…

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She and He, night-in, not night-out!

By Suresh Rao / August 10, 2020

Nor’easter was in full swing; low pitched shrill was being heard from the outside of their well insulated home. She was getting ready to go to her favorite nephew’s birthday party announced for 7-pm. Despite inclement weather she wanted to be there on time to join the ‘happy birthday to you…’ chorus, lest her sister…

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Deceptive Dalliances

By Suresh Rao / August 10, 2020

DECEPTIVE DALLIANCES (a fictional story) “Just read Shankar’s email… our son’s PhD thesis has been approved” “When he left infosys to go to MIT it was your son leaving a good job; now it is our son!” “Well, that was 5 years ago; things have changed now… he is arriving by 4 in the evening……

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Our Trip To Kashmir

By Suresh Rao / August 10, 2020

For tourists like us, Kashmir is ‘paradise on earth’. There are enchanting tourist spots to visit in winter (beginning of a calendar year for Kashmir) through fall season, ending in November/December. February can be too icy and cold. Tourist season begins again in spring through summer to enjoy pleasant sun & shine in the company…

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Remembering Sandy, the superstorm, that hit my backyard!

By Suresh Rao / August 9, 2020

Every year around this time,  storms and hurricanes start their havoc all along the eastern seaboard of USA. Hurricanes that hit US eastern coasts generally take birth on the vast seas to the south east of USA. The US weather bureau starts naming them using new names every year starting with alphabets A, B, C,…

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Hinduism is a Way of Life

By Subramanian Thalayur Ratnam / August 9, 2020

  Very Interesting facts! Christianity ….One Christ, One Bible Religion… But the Latin Catholic will not enter Syrian Catholic Church. These two will not enter Marthoma Church . These three will not enter Pentecost Church . These four will not enter Salvation Army Church. These five will no enter Seventh Day Adventist Church . These…

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NOOSE

By Suresh Rao / August 9, 2020

Synopsis: This is a fictional story. The main character in this story is an young lawyer who graduates at the top of his class from a  law school and joins the law firm of a famous criminal lawyer. The young lawyer wants to abolish ‘capital punishment’ in the country as he feels that many a…

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