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What’s The Good Word ?

By Navneet Bakshi | August 13, 2020

Language is a tool for communication, a remarkable tool. You can do more harm to one by using the wrong words than perhaps you can do with a weapon. In the same way, the right words can win many hearts, can cement bonds, can mean so much to people that they would even be ready…

Living At Constance Lodge—-Part 5

By Navneet Bakshi | September 20, 2021

She used to be in the kitchen and the aroma of preparations for the breakfast wafting through the air aroused my hunger. She had a lot of work to do in the morning as four of her children and a short-tempered husband had to be served the breakfast and all of them had to be…

Growing Hatred Against China

By Navneet Bakshi | May 3, 2020

Some days ago, there was a video clip circulating on Whatsapp, where a Chinese couple was seen being abused by an elderly man in a Mall in Australia. The staff had to intervene to stop the situation from getting worse. There are many hate messages in circulation against China ever since the outbreak of the…

From My Audio & Video Collections….

By Navneet Bakshi | May 16, 2020

I have lived a great part of my life away from home. But that is not unusual. So many  people are doing the jobs where their call of duty demands them to be away from home occasionally for short or long periods. Defense personnel in particular spend a lot of time away from their families,…

RICHARD BACH – FIGHTER PILOT OR ANCIENT RISHI?

By Arun Mehra | August 5, 2020

When you imagine a fighter pilot, what image does your mind conjure up? A calm, composed, intrepid gladiator sitting in a cramped cockpit lined with sleek panels of dazzling dials and blinking lights? Connected to an apparatus for breathing at high altitudes, soaring into the skies in a glistening jet with a streamlined fuselage, which…

Corona bites them for ignoring her!

By Suresh Rao | October 3, 2020

President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have tested positive for Corona Virus. They both have been quarantined separately. President Trump is at Walter Reed Medical Center, where he will spend “the next few days.”  Trump has had a fever since this morning, a source said. He received a dose of the experimental Regeneron…

Toys made in India by Indians for Indian children

By Suresh Rao | August 31, 2020

TOYS  TO  BE  MADE  IN  INDIA  BY  INDIANS  FOR  NEXT  GENERATION  INDIAN  CHILDREN TOYS  TO  BE  MADE  IN  INDIA  BY  INDIANS  FOR  NEXT  GENERATION  INDIAN  CHILDREN   ———————————————————————————————————– PM Modi has invited Indian manufacturers to join in huge toy market in India by making toys with India themes. Only concern right now is  these toys…

Why We Should Write Daily?

By Rcay | February 13, 2022

  Why We Should Write Daily? Writing is a skill that we can develop as it is a part of communication in everyday life. We communicate with ourselves, whether we are communicating with others or making a shopping list. Writing can do wonders, as we all have something to say about something.  At the same…

Vaccine contracts in US to combat Corona virus

By Suresh Rao | August 12, 2020

YAHOO NEWS (ALEX WONG) August 12, 2020, 4:42 AM·2 mins read President Donald Trump on Tuesday announced a $1.5 billion contract with US biotech company Moderna for 100 million doses of an eventual coronavirus vaccine, the sixth such deal reached since May. This is 6th vaccine contract announced in USA. “I’m pleased to announce that…

Bravo India… for first ever sale of Brahmos missiles made in India… to Philippines

By Suresh Rao | January 28, 2022

India closes deal worth 374 million USD worth for indigenous Brahmos missiles. Bravo India! Philippines Navy has signed and sealed this giant defense deal to purchase from India, sophisticated Brahmos missiles (made in India under India-Russia joint venture.) This is a feather in the cap for India for its first “made in India” missile sale…

Tropical fruits, vegetables… not to be refrigerated and why!

By Suresh Rao - April 28, 2022 - 1
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21 slides at link posted below help us understand why certain types of fruits, vegetables, grapes and plums grown in tropical climates should not be refrigerated. There are sliders with information in them for Ketchups and Pickles made out of them too. Does this advise make sense to you? Comments welcome. You shouldn’t refrigerate these foods (msn.com)

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Travel Destinations (Southern India)

By Suresh Rao - April 28, 2022 - Comments Off on Travel Destinations (Southern India)
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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 – Official Tourism Information for…

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Rajeev Chandrasekhar sees $one trillion economy boost in India by 2025 from Electronics and IT development

By Suresh Rao - April 27, 2022 - Comments Off on Rajeev Chandrasekhar sees $one trillion economy boost in India by 2025 from Electronics and IT development
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   (pic) Rajeev Chandrasekhar, Union Minister of State, Electronics, IT, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Rajeev Chandrasekhar (MOS GOI) is seeing green shoots in Emerging Digital Technologies in India to generate $1 trillion in economic value for India by 2025. He foresees fulfilment of the $5 trillion economy ambition of PM of India; Rajeev foresees his ministry contributing 20 per cent…

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India’s Covid fightback a learning lesson in Overseas Universities

By Suresh Rao - April 27, 2022 - Comments Off on India’s Covid fightback a learning lesson in Overseas Universities
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© Provided by The Indian Express  “India’s Covid Fightback has become a learning lesson in overseas Universities”,  says Dr. Preetha Reddy,  Senior Vice President, Apollo Hospitals at the XLRI 66th Annual Convocation held at Jamshedpur Jharkhand India. — Dr. Preetha Reddy, Sr VP, Apollo Hospitals, was key note speaker at the 66th annual convocation of XAVIER SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT held…

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INDIA-MALDIVES – Security initiatives, Mutual cooperation in trade and tourism

By Suresh Rao - April 26, 2022 - Comments Off on INDIA-MALDIVES – Security initiatives, Mutual cooperation in trade and tourism
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Nirupama Subramanian writes in The Indian Express- (Photo) for illustrative purposes. Copyright is with Indian Express. Amid the “India Out” campaign that has been roiling Maldives for months, its President Ibrahim Mohammed Solih, issued a decree on Thursday banning protests against INDIA, citing a threat to national security. Maldives has signed up for ‘Indian Coast Guard Security for the tiny…

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Alert woman constable saves man from falling into railway tracks at Egmore Chennai

By Suresh Rao - April 26, 2022 - Comments Off on Alert woman constable saves man from falling into railway tracks at Egmore Chennai
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Sunday Railway News An alert woman cop of Railway Protection Force (RPF) saved a man from falling into railway tracks as train was about leave Egmore station at Chennai. Watch video. Constable A Mathuri, who was on duty at the platform, showed good presence of mind and rushed in and pulled the man away from the train before he fell…

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TESLA, US EV-MAKER, WELCOME TO MAKE CARS IN INDIA

By Suresh Rao - April 26, 2022 - 2
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Union Minister Nitin Gadkari says, Tesla, the US Electric Vehicles maker, is welcome to invest in India. Gadkari says it can find partners and markets in India if it can invest in India under India PM’s ‘Make in India’ initiative. Tesla uses two different types of electric motors in their cars. The AC induction motor is selected for the Model…

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Tourist Visas for Chinese Nationals suspended in India

By Suresh Rao - April 23, 2022 - 1
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NEW DELHI: Global airlines body IATA says India’s “tourist visas issued to nationals of China are no longer valid”. Top government officials said India is still giving business, employment, diplomatic and official visas to Chinese nationals. India’s decision to keep Chinese tourists out also comes in the wake of Chinese reluctance to allow Indian students, more than 20,000 of them,…

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The Sun Scientist

By Prasad Ganti - April 2, 2022 - 2
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I wrote the following article for the monthly newsletter of our astronomy club. My tribute to Dr. Eugene Parker, who passed away a few days back. He was a pioneer in the studies of the Sun. His ideas were rejected initially and later gained strength on the finding of evidence. A NASA spacecraft launched in 2018 to study the Sun…

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Selecting the Right Tile

By jasmineoswalt55 - March 31, 2022 - Comments Off on Selecting the Right Tile
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Как выбрать напольную и настенную плитку – Foter Как правильно выбрать противоскользящую плитку AGROB BUCHTAL великолепно. Выбирая для своего дома, подумайте о том, куда он пойдет изначально. Глянцевая плитка, укладывающаяся на стену, точно не будет совпадать с напольной керамической плиткой. Ниже приведены советы по выбору правильного применения, а также вида плитки для вашей кухни. Андреас фон Эйнзиде/Getty Images 1.) Перед…

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Our Daughter

By Rcay - March 28, 2022 - 1
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Our daughter We saw her first in the monitor of Dr. Usha and were captivated.   Dr. Usha is a renowned and experienced gynecologist who gave us hope and followed through from detecting the pregnancy to the delivery of our sons. Dr. Usha has become our close family friend over the years that we visit her often just after a call…

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Ukraine – Russia’s Vietnam ?

By Prasad Ganti - March 13, 2022 - 3
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Russia has invaded Ukraine, causing a major European war, coming immediately on the heels of a global pandemic. While different countries have taken different positions based on their alignments, there has been a general consensus against the war. Individuals have taken different positions too, depending on their political alignments and influences of the social media. I am a keen student…

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Central Asians become accidental victims of Russia-Ukraine war

By Suresh Rao - March 9, 2022 - 1
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  ( Image copyright Firstpost) The stringent financial sanctions on Russia by US, UK, Australia, and European countries have resulted in a catastrophic crash of the Russian currency-Ruble. Ruble has crashed 40% down (against US dollar.)  As a result of the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war, lives of millions of Central Asians have been affected. Citizens of Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and the Kyrgyz…

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E Pluribus Unum (Out of many One)

By Suresh Rao - March 6, 2022 - 2
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For some in Asia, Middle-east and the Socialist-world, the financial district of Lower Manhattan NYC, brings visions of a cold blooded greedy place where people of  white European ancestry mint money on ‘Wall Street’ only to ruin rest of the world!   What is Lower Manhattan really like? What does it look like today as America remembers 9/11 attack of a decade ago on…

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Is US Hegemony getting hit after Ukraine attack by Russia?

By Suresh Rao - March 5, 2022 - 2
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During the so called ‘REAGAN ERA’ (1981 through 1989) liberalization of US foreign policy with breaking of barriers between East and West… that included smashing of famous ‘Berlin-wall’, with words- “Mr Gorbachev tear down this wall” was the best thing that could happen for economies of many countries in East as well as the West. Come to think of it, all this…

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My Johnson Space Center Visit (1980)

By Suresh Rao - March 3, 2022 - Comments Off on My Johnson Space Center Visit (1980)
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I was a rookie high-tech-engineer at a Cleveland Ohio company from 1979 to 1980. Our company worked on several projects in collaboration with International Companies in those days. I used to boast a USAF cleared classified badge to work on US Government and NASA projects then. I got the opportunity to take a delegation from mainland China to Johnson Space…

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Why Russia Wants UKRAINE

By Suresh Rao - March 2, 2022 - 2
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RUSSIA WANTS TO CONTROL NATURAL RESOURCES OF UKRAINE TO SPEED UP RUSSIAN ECONOMY (pic) Kyiv and Ukraine (yellow color) Map shows other EU countries that surround Ukraine. To South East of Ukraine is Black sea (shown here in blue color.)  Russia is at North East of Ukraine. Image is courtesy, www.alamy.com Russia does not want Ukraine to merge with European…

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Karnataka Students Stranded in UKRAINE need help

By Suresh Rao - February 26, 2022 - 6
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Photo: Credit: IANS File Photo CM of Karnataka (Basavaraj Bommai) called Dr Jaishankar (MEA) regarding anxious students stranded at UKRAINE. According to the Karnataka State Disaster Management Authority (KSDMA) as many as 347 people from State of Karnataka are stranded in Ukraine. External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar on Saturday assured Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai, full cooperation and support from…

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Vegan Nutrition and Diets, True or False?

By Suresh Rao - February 26, 2022 - Comments Off on Vegan Nutrition and Diets, True or False?
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EXCERPTS FROM AN ARTICLE BY  Aayushi Gupta & Instagram video by Dr Dimple Jangda, Ayurvedic Health Coach ==================================== Vegan Nutrition and Diets, True or False? ==================================== It’s a never-ending debate: Do vegetarians get ample protein through their diet?That’s because a plant based diet is surrounded by a lot of myths.But guess what? There are many plant-based foods available that are rich…

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Kelash Kumar born in Sindh Province promoted to Lt Colonel in Pakistan Army

By Suresh Rao - February 26, 2022 - Comments Off on Kelash Kumar born in Sindh Province promoted to Lt Colonel in Pakistan Army
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EXCERPTS FROM WION © Provided by WION – In a first, an army officer from Pakistan’s minority Hindu community, Kelash Kumar, has become the first man to be promoted to the rank of lieutenant colonel. – This is not the first time Kumar has made history, in 2019, he became the first-ever Hindu to be promoted to rank of Major…

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