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शरद पूर्णिमा

By Alka Kansra | October 31, 2020 | 2 Comments

Happy Sharad Purnima. शरद पूर्णिमा शरद पूर्णिमा की रात लक्ष्मी जन्म की रात आसमान में पूरा चाँद सोलह कला सम्पूर्ण चाँद धरती को स्पर्श करता चाँद अमृत बरसाता मंद मंद मुसकाता चाँद तभी तो कृष्ण ने रचाया राधा संग महारास Alka Kansra

When I Badly Hurt My Foot

By Navneet Bakshi | July 15, 2020 | 5 Comments

I remember, I was in 6th standard then. We used to come back from school around 4:30 PM. Immediately after dumping the school bags, removing the school uniform and changing in to a set of ‘home clothes’ we would rush out to play. The sun sets early in the hills and every minute used to…

US Senate reconvenes to certify Joe Biden election as President

By Suresh Rao | January 7, 2021 | 4 Comments

Donald Trump’s supporters stormed a session of Congress held Wednesday, 6th January, to certify Joe Biden’s election win, triggering unprecedented chaos and violence at US Capital. President-elect Joe Biden on Wednesday denounced the storming of the US Capitol as an “insurrection” and demanded President Donald Trump go on television to call an end to the…

Bengaluru is now fastest growing tech-hub in the world!

By Suresh Rao | January 14, 2021 | 4 Comments

(pic) Download from iStock  Bengaluru has emerged as the world’s fastest growing mature tech ecosystem in the world since 2016, followed by the European cities of London, Munich, Berlin and Paris, with India’s financial centre of Mumbai in sixth place, according to new research released in London on Thursday. Dealroom.co data analysed by London &…

TALIBAN resurgence in Afghanistan is not of concern to India… Pakistan-China nexus should be India’s concern

By Suresh Rao | August 14, 2021 | 4 Comments

(pic) Taliban, the new Afghans, at northwestern borders of India. Picture is a download from internet for illustrative purposes. Kanwal Sibal (writer of article sighted below,) is a career diplomat who retired as Foreign Secretary to the Government of India. In 2017, The Government of India awarded him with the Padma Shri award for his…

वड़वानल – 42

By Charumati Ramdas | August 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

लेखक: राजगुरू द. आगरकर अनुवाद : आ. चारुमति रामदास     ‘‘दोस्तो! यदि हमारी एकता अटूट होगी तभी हम शक्तिशाली अंग्रेज़ों के विरुद्ध खड़े  रह  पाएँगे  और  उन  पर विजय  प्राप्त  कर  सकेंगे ।’’  कम्युनिकेशन  बैरेक  के बाहर ‘तलवार’ के सारे के सारे सैनिक जमा हो गए थे । खान उन्हें व्यूह रचना समझा रहा…

Congrats to Navneet-ji by Katokatha

By Sreechandra Banerjee | July 13, 2020 | 2 Comments

Congrats to Navneet-ji by Katokatha Congrats to Navneet-ji By Sreechandra Banerjee   Congrats to Navneet Kumar Bakshi-ji, For setting us on another writing spree!   Here is a forum of writers’-friends For flow of compositions from our pens!   Good wishes to this endeavour I send To all writers of writers’-friends.  —————————————————————————————————–   Copyright Sreechandra…

Lulu Global Mall comes to Bengaluru

By Suresh Rao | October 15, 2021 | 0 Comments

 (pic) Lulu Global Mall, Bengaluru) 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 ‘scholarship’ to study textiles technology at Victoria…

National Public Schools – Bengaluru

By Suresh Rao | September 10, 2021 | 4 Comments

Advertisement National Public Schools (NPS) are a group of private schools for school going children in Bengaluru Urban district. NPS is likely to have a school to pick near your location in Bengaluru Urban district. NPS schools offer primary education (from grade-1 to grade-10) in up and coming newer and fast growing vibrant Bengaluru Urban…

India Offer to Bangladesh on Covid Vaccine

By Suresh Rao | August 19, 2020 | 2 Comments

  (Images) are downloads from the Net. India has two indigenously developed Covid-19 vaccine candidates– the Covaxin by the Bharat Biotech International Limited and the ZyCOV-D by the Zydus Cadila. Credit: AFP India has promised to give priority to Bangladesh when it would start producing the Covid-19 vaccines— a move, which is apparently aimed at…

Covid19 vaccinations scorecard – 2

By Prasad Ganti - September 7, 2021 - 2
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I never imagined that I would be writing so many blogs on Covid. Probably into double figures by now. Given the impact of the pandemic on the global scene for more than a year now, I have been following the scorecard of vaccinations across the world. I wrote the first part of the scorecard back in Feb 2021. That was…

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Hymn of Creation (Rig Veda)

By Suresh Rao - September 6, 2021 - 0
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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 the same thing in ‘Nasadiya Sukta’ in…

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Bengaluru Urban District Is Most Linguistically Diverse in India!

By Suresh Rao - September 3, 2021 - 1
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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 to 107 scheduled and non-scheduled…

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Happy Krishna Janmastami

By Suresh Rao - August 30, 2021 - 3
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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 I wrote about my wakeup…

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Patal Bhuvaneshwar

By Namita Sunder - August 27, 2021 - 4
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Today I will take you to, yet another Shiva abode located amidst the serene hills of Uttarakhand but this one is totally different from the groups of temples I had talked about hitherto. And I fore warn that this is going to be a long post. We visited Patal Bhuvneshwar in 2002. The place might have changed quite a bit…

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Smuggling Of Fossilized Dinosaur Eggs

By Suresh Rao - August 26, 2021 - 4
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(pics) from Wikipedia… Fossilized Dinosaur Egg from                                                                                        Dhar-Mandla belt of Madhya Pradesh   Dinosaur eggs estimated to…

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Taliban rage… how to restrain them… how can Afghan women regain their freedoms from medieval Sharia Laws?

By Suresh Rao - August 25, 2021 - 35
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The US is about to leave Afghanistan an estimated $28 billion in weaponry, previously meant for use by Afghan Military. US was supposed to leave Hamid Karzai International Airport by August 31st 2021, after Afghan Head of State (allegedly, a US Citizen,) reportedly said his troops were not ready to defend Afghanistan against the menacing Taliban with plans to march…

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2018 – Organic foods and Millets – Karnataka celebrates

By Suresh Rao - August 24, 2021 - 2
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Nutrient-rich millets got a boost with the Union government of India deciding to declare 2018 as the  ‘national year of millets’. This decision was taken following a request by the State of Karnataka, which is India’s leader in the millet growing sector. At the inauguration of the three-day international trade fair (Jan 19 through 21st) of organics and millets, Union Statistics…

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A Woodcutter

By Navneet Bakshi - August 15, 2021 - 4
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A Woodcutter I think I started writing the story about him many times but I can’t find anything in the old files. But it is filed there in my mind with indelible ink. It won’t go unless I lose my mind to Alzheimer’s. Dementia is setting in in my old brain. I forget things or should I say their number…

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TALIBAN resurgence in Afghanistan is not of concern to India… Pakistan-China nexus should be India’s concern

By Suresh Rao - August 14, 2021 - 4
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(pic) Taliban, the new Afghans, at northwestern borders of India. Picture is a download from internet for illustrative purposes. Kanwal Sibal (writer of article sighted below,) is a career diplomat who retired as Foreign Secretary to the Government of India. In 2017, The Government of India awarded him with the Padma Shri award for his distinguished services in the field…

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“Chhori aur chhora medal laave”

By Prasad Ganti - August 12, 2021 - 2
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Tokyo Olympics 2020 just concluded. Delayed by a year from 2020 to 2021 due to the pandemic, stymied by the constraint of not having any audiences, the games went very well. Overall, US won the highest number of medals, followed by China. India had the best Olympic performance by winning seven medals including one gold. “Gold tho gold hi hota…

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A Black Dog

By Navneet Bakshi - August 10, 2021 - 1
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A Black Dog, Mummy, Dinoo ko kale kutte ne kaat liya ‘Mummy, the black dog has bitten Dinoo’, I said. She drew me close and putting her hand on my head and showing great interest in the news that I delivered said, “Be careful of the dogs in these dog days.” What are dog days? ‘The days, when the dogs…

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Ancient Hindu Culture in Bali (Indonesia) Cambodia and Thailand

By Suresh Rao - July 22, 2021 - 12
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Exotic Bali islands of Southeast Asia are part of Indonesia and the westernmost of the lesser Sunda Islands. Bali can be located east of Java and west of Lombok; Bali province of Indonesia includes the island of Bali and a few smaller neighbouring islands, notably Nusa Penida, Nusa Lembongan, and Nusa Ceningan. Look for Bali, a tiny island, south of…

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Baijnath group of temples

By Namita Sunder - July 22, 2021 - 12
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Baijnath group of temples is located at Baijnath[ the place came to be known as Baijnath due to the temples group) in Bageshwar distt. of Uttarakhand. The place is hardly 17 to 18 Kms away from Kausani, a famous and very scenic hill station of uttarakhand.  The airport nearest to Baijnath is Pantnagar and the nearest railway station is Kathgodam.…

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Jeff Bezos… world’s richest man… his entrepreneurship and new expedition

By Suresh Rao - July 21, 2021 - 3
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Jeffrey Preston Bezos is an American business magnate, media proprietor, and investor. Bezos is the founder and executive chairman of Amazon, having previously served as chairman, president and CEO of the company. With a net worth of more than $200 billion as of June 2021, he is the richest person in the world according to both Forbes and Bloomberg’s Billionaires…

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Going into Space

By Prasad Ganti - July 21, 2021 - 7
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In a space of ten days, two spacecraft carried different sets of people to the edge of the space and brought them back to Earth. There are differences in their approaches to their respective missions. Much is being made of the billionaires involved in the so-called space race. With some questioning on the priorities for going into space instead of…

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The Infrastructure

By Prasad Ganti - July 18, 2021 - 2
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I simply love infrastructure.  The structures and facilities which people take for granted. And not wondering where the power into your home outlets comes from. The behind the scenes happenings which make cell phones possible. Billions of tons of cargo shipped across the world’s oceans. Millions of people moved across vast distances by trains, buses and planes. Infrastructure has a…

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About Kainths And Kheeras

By Navneet Bakshi - July 18, 2021 - 0
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…..this post is in continuation of the post titles “Walking To The School” Nettles- Stinging Plant I remember one tree on this path somewhere further up from the point where the stairs leading to the police lines joined it. It was a Kainth tree. I am sure, even today the advanced Google search engines can’t tell you anything about this…

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Walking To The School

By Navneet Bakshi - July 18, 2021 - 1
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  Many times, I have thought of writing about the Bazaar, I crossed every day on my way to school and while coming back from it in the evening. As up to the 3rd standard, I attended Lady Irwin School, which lay in the opposite direction to where D.A.V., the senior school that I attended from 6th standard to 11th…

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Mexico makes a super car

By Suresh Rao - July 12, 2021 - 0
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WORLD AWAITS THOSE WHO CAN USE IMAGINATION AND  TECHNOLOGY AROUND TO CREATE The jobs of the future will be driven by technology and innovation—65 per cent of children entering primary school today will enter a new world of jobs that do not yet exist. We need to create excitement about the future and have open discussions about representation. What would…

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