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Central Government Approves Underwater Research on RAMA SETHU

By Suresh Rao / January 25, 2021

The government has approved an underwater research project to ascertain the origins of the Ram Setu — a 48-km-long chain of shoals between India and Sri Lanka. (Source of News ‘Divya A at Indian Express.’) Talking about the aim of the exploration, Union Minister of State for Tourism and Culture, Prahlad Singh Patel, said, “The…

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Rise in Yuan (Chinese Currency) against US Dollar heralds China as global leader

By Suresh Rao / January 14, 2021

Chinese currency Yuan has risen fast in last 2-1/2 years against the US Dollar. Soon Yuan will be sought after just like US-Dollar, British Pound, German Mark and the Russian Ruble. Global oil trade could soon be made using Yuan although China has ‘very little to ‘no oil’ within its geographic territory!’ However, China’s indigenous…

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China prevents India from Chairing UNSC Terrorism Related Body

By Suresh Rao / January 11, 2021

(pic) Representative picture from the net: Terrorism in Pakistan China works behind doors to prevent India from chairing UNSC terrorism related bodies handling Al Qaeda and JeM sponsored terrorism from within Pakistan. China is doing  this to help Pakistan politically as bodies like Al Qaeda, JeM are now political parties with large following and vote…

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ALL MAIDEN COCKPIT TO FLY AIR INDIA, SANFRAN TO BENGALURU, ON SATURDAY

By Suresh Rao / January 10, 2021

All women (maiden cockpit) of Air India will fly on Saturday over the North Pole, taking the Atlantic route from San Francisco to reach Bengaluru, a senior official of AI said. The aerial distance between San Francisco and Bengaluru is one of the longest in the world. If someone can do it, women can do…

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Government will not repeal Farm Laws… SC to take a call on protests at Delhi

By Suresh Rao / January 8, 2021

After nearly 1-1/2 months of negotiations with FARM UNIONS,  over 9 prolonged sessions, Government of India (GOI) hardens its stance… “NO REPEAL OF FARM LAWS ALREADY PASSED BY INDIA PARLIAMENT… let SC take a call” says GOI.  Next meeting with Farm Unions proposed for January 15, unlikely to happen.  FARM UNIONS are hinting at TRACTOR…

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US Naval Guns to Indian War Warships to modernise… make them combat ready this year

By Suresh Rao / January 7, 2021

Military ties between Indian and American defence forces are growing further in the middle of a conflict with China, as the US Navy has agreed to provide three 127mm medium calibre guns from its own inventory to urgently equip warships of the Indian Navy as part of a Rs 3,800 crore deal. This is in…

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Who Named Planet Earth?

By Suresh Rao / December 31, 2020

Excerpts from an article in Science by Mark Mancini, Dec 30, 2020 The word “earth” has roots in the Old English term “eorþe.” Eorþe had multiple meanings like “soil,” “dirt,” “ground,” “dry land” and “country.” Yet the story didn’t begin there. Old English is the earliest known phase of what became our modern English tongue.…

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Surgical Strike like Preparations to Administer FDA authorized Pfizer Vaccine In USA

By Suresh Rao / December 13, 2020

FDA’s emergency authorization of the COVID 19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech has set in motion the most ambitious vaccination campaign in the US. My source: International New York Times, Dec 13 2020, 02 (pic) Representative image/Credit: Reuters Photo At Novant Health in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, the new ultracold freezers are ready — enough…

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US Supreme Court Rejects bid by Trump and Texas to overturn Presidential Elections

By Suresh Rao / December 12, 2020

Final verdict from US Supreme Court has been delivered. President Trump and Texas efforts to overturn US elections Rejected on Friday, 11th Dec. https://edition.cnn.com/2020/12/11/politics/supreme-court-order-texas-election-case/index.html ELECTION RESULTS@ https://abcnews.go.com/Elections/2020-us-presidential-election-results-live-map ============================================================================== WASHINGTON – Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will be sworn into office at noon on January 20, 2021, in Washington, D.C. The presidential oath is mandated by…

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Early 19th Century Painting of Rama, Lakshmana, Sita with Rishi Bhardwaj

By Suresh Rao / November 28, 2020

  An early 19th-century painting of Śrī Rāma, Sītā and Lakṣmaṇa with sage Bhardwāj Devanagari भारद्वाज Personal information Parents Bṛhaspati (father) Tara (mother) Children Drona Garga Ilavida

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