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OPINION – AGNIPATH Initiative By Defence Minister (Raksha Mantri) Of India Is Commendable

By Suresh Rao / June 19, 2022

(photo) courtesy CNN News18 AGNIPATH is the name assigned to an initiative by Government of India to recruit ‘volunteering’ males and females between ages of 17.5 and 26 (upper age limit extended recently, to accommodate more candidates who had previously applied to join but could not join due to COVID pandemic…) for ‘short-term’ employment in…

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Dipika, Sita of 1980s TV serial RAMAYAN, is a still popular on social media

By Suresh Rao / May 23, 2022

   (image) courtesy INDIA TV website Edited by: Shriya Bhasin New Delhi Updated on: May 22, 2022 14:35 IST EXCERPTS FROM INDIA TV Web post, May 22 2022  Ramayan’s Sita aka Dipika Chikhlia happens to be one of the most active celebrities on social media. She is now a mother of two children, happily married to a…

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Marie Curie … Major Contributions

By Suresh Rao / May 15, 2022

Marie Sklodowska Curie (1867 – 1934) was a Polish-born French scientist, who is one of the most famous women in the field of science. Her work on radioactivity paved the way for future scientific as well as medicinal advancements. Coming from a family of teachers, Marie deeply believed in the importance of a good education. She studied Physics and Mathematics at the Sorbonne University in Paris. Marie Curie is most…

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Buddha Birth Celebrations… Lumbini Nepal

By Suresh Rao / May 15, 2022

Image above is a recent map of NEPAL. Lumbini is at the border between India and Nepal. Interestingly, even Janakpur where Sita (wife of Rama) was born, is also at the border between India and Nepal; Janakpur can be located inside NEPAL now.  NEPAL and INDIA share lots of common spiritual history and ancient geography.…

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Travel Destinations… Southern India

By Suresh Rao / May 15, 2022

Folks… Links below show travel destinations in Southern India. Enrich your life experiences by travel to these destinations. Karnataka Tourist Place Photos – Best Places to Visit in Karnataka (karnatakatourism.org) Welcome to Kerala Tourism – Official Website of Department of Tourism, Government of Kerala Welcome to Official Website of Andhra Pradesh Tourism Corporation Visit Telangana…

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Wonder Woman is back in America!

By Suresh Rao / May 15, 2022

In these times of violence in movies (not to mention, gun-fights, sword fights, stone throwing, on the streets supported by political parties…) kids, teenagers (college going included,) need better entertainment on TV screens, at least during holidays. There is hardly any family entertainment lately on TV screens for us to sit in front of TV……

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Niels Bohr, Danish physicist, contributed to architecture of an Atom

By Suresh Rao / May 15, 2022

Niels Bohr (photo image from 1922) ——————————————————————————————— In 1922, Niels Bohr, the Danish physicist, made foundational contributions to the structure of an atom, the smallest stable unit, of a physical substance. He won a Nobel Prize for developing the ‘Bohr model of atom’ in which he proposed that energy levels of electrons are discrete and…

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The Crimson Island

By Charumati Ramdas / May 7, 2022

Decoding M.Bulgakov’s The Crimson Island                                                               A.Charumati Ramdas The Crimson Island, written by the author of Master and Margarita, remains one of the most mysterious plays of world. Looking quite innocent on the surface, the play, which saw the stage just for one theatrical season, only in Moscow, was first published as a satirical sketch on 20th April 1924 in…

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Raja Ravi Varma paintings… what are they worth today?

By Suresh Rao / May 2, 2022

April 29th, was Raja Ravi Varma birthday. An young couple in our neighborhood… a Konkani girl who knew Kannada from Goa, married to a Bengaluru boy… were getting ready to move to their newly purchased apartment in Electronic-city, after selling their (grand) parental home in a suburban Bengaluru area. This young IT savvy couple did…

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Thomas Edison… manager of teamwork based research… not inventor of light bulb!

By Suresh Rao / May 1, 2022

               1922 photo of Thomas Edison         Edison testing first light bulb (illustration) ———————————————————————————————————————— Edison Born: Feb 11, 1847 [Milan Ohio, USA]   Died: Oct 18, 1931 [West Orange New Jersey, USA (at age 84) ] ————————————————————————————————————————                             …

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