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Rocket Scientist S Somanath appointed ISRO Chairman

By Suresh Rao / January 24, 2022

(pic) Outgoing Chairman S. Sivan is at right in picture (Image is copy/paste @ISRO/Twitter)  Eminent rocket scientist S Somanath (at left in picture) took charge as 10th chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and as the Secretary of the Department of Space, Government of India on January 14, 2022. Previously, S Somanath has…

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Rivival of ‘Madras Courier’ good or bad for India of today?

By Suresh Rao / January 12, 2022

Today’s ‘Madras Courier’ picks and choses controversial writings and writers from all over the world, India in particular. Some of the writings and writers picked by this digital publication of today, challenge India’s spiritual history and publishes them periodically. Out of curiosity, I visited an online version of today’s ‘Madras Courier’, read some articles and…

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Kashi Vishvanath Temple and my Hindutva

By Suresh Rao / January 2, 2022

Folks, I have visited Kashi in Uttar Pradesh state of India twice. My first visit was in year 1977 with my dad who flew-in from Bengaluru; he came to my house then at Greater Kailash residential area in south Delhi, to go with me to Kashi (in UP state) and ancient Gaya (in Bihar state) where Vishnu set foot…

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Mind is a moth eaten spider’s web!

By Suresh Rao / October 16, 2021

Folks, Our mind is a moth eaten spider’s web! Think about it for a moment. When we contemplate within ourselves… digging deep into our past… connecting the dots to go back to our childhood we often end up in a deep abyss… a bottomless hole that perhaps never existed for us!? Have you ever wondered…

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Lulu Global Mall comes to Bengaluru

By Suresh Rao / October 15, 2021

(pic) Lulu Global Mall, Rajajinagar, Bengaluru. Image is a download from internet. My dad used to work as DGM at what used to be ‘Minerva Mills’ and ‘Raja Mills’ more than half century back.  A giant Lulu Global Mall has come up now in the Minerva Mills compound. My dad had been awarded a full…

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INDIA PM Modi’s 3-day Visit to USA … my musings

By Suresh Rao / September 25, 2021

After Joseph (Joe) Biden became President of US in January ’21 (winning a photo finish race for ‘White House’ beating former President Donald Trump,) this is the first time PM Modi of India is making a 3-day visit to US… visiting Washington DC for one-on-one meetings with President Biden, VP Kamala Harris… also heads of…

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Motherhood and Apple-pie

By Suresh Rao / September 9, 2021

‘As we see… so it is’ { Όπως βλέπουμε έτσι είναι } and, ‘seeing is believing’… proclaimed Greek philosopher Aristotle (384 – 322 BC) who thought that the planet earth was the epicenter of the universe around humans. Aristotle and his school of philosophers then went about investigating ‘causality’ which to them meant, ‘investigation of…

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Hymn of Creation (Rig Veda)

By Suresh Rao / September 6, 2021

In ‘big bang theory’ postulated by modern astronomers, we believe that the Universe apparently began from nothingness. Everything in the Universe (stars, galaxies, suns, planets & their moons for example,) that we see today began after a ‘big bang’ or ‘explosion’ in ‘nothingness’ say our modern astronomers. Ancient rishis of Bharatavarsha (ancient land of Bharata) talked about…

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Bengaluru Urban District Is Most Linguistically Diverse in India!

By Suresh Rao / September 3, 2021

Bengaluru Urban’s booming economy and cultural tolerance have acted as a magnet for people seeking a better life, with data revealing that the tech hub is the most linguistically diverse district in the country.   (image-pic) Representative Image. Credit: DH File Photo, www.deccanherald.com/city Data culled from the 2011 census revealed that the city is home…

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Happy Krishna Janmastami

By Suresh Rao / August 30, 2021

Today/tonight is the day most Hindus (including those who believe in Hinduism as a way of life,) remember Krishna (also pronounced KRSHNA).              I remember how I got reminded of this day, way back in time, during my active working years.  Visit an old blog of mine at Sulekha.com where…

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