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Motherhood and Apple-pie

By Suresh Rao / September 9, 2021

‘As we see… so it is’ { Όπως βλέπουμε έτσι είναι } and, ‘seeing is believing’… proclaimed Greek philosopher Aristotle (384 – 322 BC) who thought that the planet earth was the epicenter of the universe around humans. Aristotle and his school of philosophers then went about investigating ‘causality’ which to them meant, ‘investigation of…

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Covid19 vaccinations scorecard – 2

By Prasad Ganti / September 7, 2021

I never imagined that I would be writing so many blogs on Covid. Probably into double figures by now. Given the impact of the pandemic on the global scene for more than a year now, I have been following the scorecard of vaccinations across the world. I wrote the first part of the scorecard back…

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Hymn of Creation (Rig Veda)

By Suresh Rao / September 6, 2021

In ‘big bang theory’ postulated by modern astronomers, we believe that the Universe apparently began from nothingness. Everything in the Universe (stars, galaxies, suns, planets & their moons for example,) that we see today began after a ‘big bang’ or ‘explosion’ in ‘nothingness’ say our modern astronomers. Ancient rishis of Bharatavarsha (ancient land of Bharata) talked about…

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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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Happy Krishna Janmastami

By Suresh Rao / August 30, 2021

Today/tonight is the day most Hindus (including those who believe in Hinduism as a way of life,) remember Krishna (also pronounced KRSHNA).              I remember how I got reminded of this day, way back in time, during my active working years.  Visit an old blog of mine at Sulekha.com where…

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Smuggling Of Fossilized Dinosaur Eggs

By Suresh Rao / August 26, 2021

(pics) from Wikipedia… Fossilized Dinosaur Egg from                                                                                        Dhar-Mandla belt of Madhya Pradesh…

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Taliban rage… how to restrain them… how can Afghan women regain their freedoms from medieval Sharia Laws?

By Suresh Rao / August 25, 2021

The US is about to leave Afghanistan an estimated $28 billion in weaponry, previously meant for use by Afghan Military. US was supposed to leave Hamid Karzai International Airport by August 31st 2021, after Afghan Head of State (allegedly, a US Citizen,) reportedly said his troops were not ready to defend Afghanistan against the menacing…

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2018 – Organic foods and Millets – Karnataka celebrates

By Suresh Rao / August 24, 2021

Nutrient-rich millets got a boost with the Union government of India deciding to declare 2018 as the  ‘national year of millets’. This decision was taken following a request by the State of Karnataka, which is India’s leader in the millet growing sector. At the inauguration of the three-day international trade fair (Jan 19 through 21st) of…

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TALIBAN resurgence in Afghanistan is not of concern to India… Pakistan-China nexus should be India’s concern

By Suresh Rao / August 14, 2021

(pic) Taliban, the new Afghans, at northwestern borders of India. Picture is a download from internet for illustrative purposes. Kanwal Sibal (writer of article sighted below,) is a career diplomat who retired as Foreign Secretary to the Government of India. In 2017, The Government of India awarded him with the Padma Shri award for his…

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“Chhori aur chhora medal laave”

By Prasad Ganti / August 12, 2021

Tokyo Olympics 2020 just concluded. Delayed by a year from 2020 to 2021 due to the pandemic, stymied by the constraint of not having any audiences, the games went very well. Overall, US won the highest number of medals, followed by China. India had the best Olympic performance by winning seven medals including one gold.…

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