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Mood Of The Nation Poll (INDIA TODAY)

By Suresh Rao / August 18, 2020

2019 Modi Image from Net (Source: the Economist) EXCERPTS  FROM  INDIA  TODAY , Aug 17, 2020 by Raj Chengappa, Executive Editor, India Today Key questions posed in India Today Nation wide Polls:  How are the PM and Heads of States handling COVID-19 pandemic?.  Downturn in India’s economy, from around 7.8% to 4.8% in 6th year…

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Campaign Fever… American President Elections Announced

By Suresh Rao / August 18, 2020

Democratic Party national convention roars this week at Los Angeles. This convention is to endorse  party’s nominees- JOE BIDEN (Presidential candidate) and KAMALA HARRIS (Vice Presidential candidate.) Speakers: Nancy Pelosi,  Michele Obama, former Presidents: Obama and Bill Clinton to address the delegates this week. Acceptance speeches by JOE and KAMALA will come towards the end…

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Living and dying well

By Prasad Ganti / August 16, 2020

Death is the eventual reality in this world.  Everything that is born has to die, say the major religions of the world. In fact, it is framed as the law of nature. In the society, death is viewed as an end, as a one way journey to the worlds beyond our comprehension. As a result,…

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Self Reliance (in Defence systems) might trigger renewed interest in new Railway Corridors

By Suresh Rao / August 16, 2020

MY IDEA (conveyed to Modi PMO)  Armed with the new Land Acquisition Ordinance let Indian Railways acquire 1/2-km of land (if no waste land available, at least 200 ft of land) on either side of existing rail tracks (in interstate corridors) wherever required. Use such newly acquired land along the existing interstate rail-tracks for “Make…

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Food And A Literary Club

By Alka Kansra / August 16, 2020

Food and a literary club Food made with love, served with love can make life a grand celebration. The fragrance is always inviting and It can create millions of memories. For me, favourite food is the best way to uplift dampened spirits. Food can spice up a literary meet too. Post retirement, I joined “Abhivyakti”…

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BIRTH PANGS….

By Ushasurya / August 14, 2020

Birth pangs ………   I must tell you that the pain that one undergoes before the birth of his /her brain child is none the less compared with what we women undergo on the  cold operation table in the theatre of a hospital awaiting the little one’s arrival. To put it bluntly, the birth of…

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Doing Business With the Other China (Taiwan)

By Suresh Rao / August 12, 2020

Excerpts from the article ‘Doing Business with the Other China’ by Anilesh S Mahajan, India Today, Aug 10, 2020  Yang-Wei Liu, Chairman of the Taiwan based Hon Hei precision industry Company, better known for its electronics manufacturing arm, Foxconn, told shareholders that he saw India as a bright spot for business development. Foxconn, a major…

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Kamala Harris, VP candidate in coming US Elections

By Suresh Rao / August 12, 2020

Photo  I got over WhatsApp. The little girl at bottom right is likely to be Kamala when she visited her grandparents in Chennai with her mother, then a civil rights activist from Chennai (at left) [HOPE I AM CORRECT here… this picture is a Whatsapp forward] Campaigning is on in USA for  next President of…

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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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The race for a vaccine

By Prasad Ganti / August 11, 2020

This is my fifth blog on the topic of Coronavirus. The microorganism has been severely disrupting the activities of mankind for over six months now. What was thought to be a ninety minute soccer match turned into a T20 cricket match, then to a one day cricket match and now to a five day test…

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