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A helicopter on Mars

By Prasad Ganti / April 26, 2021

A helicopter was sent to Mars recently along with the latest rover perseverance. And it flew for the first time outside the confines of Earth. Just for a few seconds, followed by a second flight a little under a minute, a few days later. It was a Wright brothers moment for mankind. Very much like…

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The international ratings

By Prasad Ganti / April 10, 2021

Countries over the world are measured on various scales by different institutions. Some measurements are done by institutions within the country while some by outside the country. Per capita income or how much an average citizen earns is collected and published by the country. While some measures like ease of doing business or gender inequality…

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The pandemic politics

By Prasad Ganti / April 3, 2021

People are being vaccinated against the Covid 19 virus  in some parts of the world. More in some countries while less in some others. While there is a resurgence of cases in India, things are getting better in the UK and the US. Most of the people are vaccinated in the UAE and Israel, not…

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The open door

By Prasad Ganti / March 21, 2021

It was a good sunny day with mild temperature and medium winds.  I planned to fly in a small plane from my home airport to another about 70 nautical miles away. From St. Augustine airport in Florida (airport code SGJ) to Orlando Sanford international airport (airport code SFB) also in Florida. The weather forecast was…

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A battle fought by my doctor daughter without weapons

By Sabita Paintal / March 3, 2021

A battle fought by my doctor daughter without weapons

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Indian Budget 2021

By Prasad Ganti / February 6, 2021

Beginning of February is the budget time in India. The finance minister announces the budget for the coming year, which usually includes policy statements from the government. Railway budget used to be a separate event earlier. Now it is combined into the general budget. Which makes it an even bigger event. I have been a…

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बुदम and his Dilemma with ‘illiterate’ Mom

By Vipin Kaushik / February 5, 2021

Let me take a break from my next episode, I want to get back to my ‘illiterate’ Mom, who was/is at the center of everything happening in बुदम’s life. बुदम noticed one thing, all the siblings in the family avoided him, loved him, and were extremely nice to him whenever बुदम used to be around…

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बुदम and his crude business models

By Vipin Kaushik / February 3, 2021

बुदम was a dreamer to become big in his life. But ‘work hard’ the main ingredient was missing to achieve his educational goals. बुदम was miserable for causing pain to his Dad (Mahesh) and wanted to pay him back. बुदम knew deep inside that he had hurt his Dad immensely, and he could/can not repay…

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Getting Ready – Aero India Show at Bengaluru (Feb 3 to Feb 5)

By Suresh Rao / February 1, 2021

Excerpts from the post of Nina C George, DHNS, Bengaluru, Jan 31 2021, 23:45 IST updated: Feb 01 2021, 03:39 IST Disclaimer: ALL PHOTOS BY COURTESY, Deccan Herald Bangalore.  India’s helicopter and fighter aircraft display teams are presenting their first-ever joint display at the Aero India show at the Yelahanka Air Force Station, Bengaluru, between…

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FIR registered on SHASHI TAROOR (Congress MP) in Bengaluru

By Suresh Rao / January 31, 2021

News Source: H M Chaithanya Swamy, DHNS, Bengaluru, Jan 30 2021, 00:42 istupdated: Jan 30 2021, 02:09 ist (Deccan Herald News Now on Telegram)  (pic) Congress MP Shashi Taroor (Photo Credit: PTI) for representational purposes only A city-based private firm employee on Friday filed a complaint against Congress MP Shashi Tharoor and senior journalists, including…

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