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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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Ancient Civilizations (you may not have heard about)

By Suresh Rao / May 15, 2022

   (pic) Indus (Harappan) thought to be Ancient-West-Asian-Indus civilization site (for illustrative purposes only) Alicia Delay has written about ancient civilizations, other than Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Harappan (also known as Indus.) Following 16 slides with pictures, have information about such ancient civilizations.  Some of them could be as old or even older than the Indus civilization. View the…

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INDIA MOURNS DEMISE OF UAE PRESIDENT

By Suresh Rao / May 15, 2022

wionnewsweb@gmail.com (Wion Web Team) – Yesterday 9:50 pm – India has declared a one-day state mourning on Saturday (14-05-22) as a mark of respect to UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan who died on Friday (13-05-22) at age 73. In a communication issued by the Union Home Ministry to all states and union territories on…

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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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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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LOVE IN TOKYO!

By Suresh Rao / April 29, 2022

Chidanand Rajghatta writes in the Times of India dated 29-04-22, on this. ‘The relentless US effort to cajole New Delhi into its sphere of influence will continue with yet another meeting between President Joe Biden and India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Quad summit in Tokyo in May. The White House confirmed on Wednesday…

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