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Lectures are dictated and confined Divinity. Solicited Answers are Spiritual Journeys. Have you ever listened to a sad song? Despite its pathos, one can enjoy its sorrow and experience a distinct beauty of its effect. The question that follows is: Is Sorrow Beautiful? If the sad rendering of the song
On Oct 12, a Japanese made seven-storied cruise ship will sail out of Mumbai Port trust dock to Goa. It is called Angriya. Mumbai is working to become a regular cruise terminal with regular cruise liners from Royal Caribbean and Costa Cruises also planning to use it. Source: LiveMint [https:
Auto-rickshaws are a common sight in many many developing countries. For those who are from India, they know that a “rick” is a life-saver. There are many names for a rickshaw – three-wheeler, samosa, tempo, tuk-tuk, trishaw, autorick, or even bajaj (after the company which makes the most popular version in
Bollywood is the only movie tradition in the world, which compulsively has songs. Indians just cannot do without songs in their movies it would seem to a non-Indian. And these songs are for most part truly over the top. The way the protagonists – the hero and the heroine – have behaved,
Students at IIT-B (Bombay), Mumbai are saying that [http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/education/news/88-of-IIT-B-students-say-professors-inept/articleshow/19435098.cms] the professors at the Institute are not serious or worse incompetent! > Around 88% Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay (IIT-B) students claim that they do not study as their professors do not manage
Getting eyeballs, goal of many in the online businesses, has a completely different meaning for an incredible person in Mumbai – Kusum Vira. She collects eyeball donations from her community for Mumbai. 85% of all the eye donations in Mumbai come from the Gujarati and Jain community. 500 eyeballs a year.
Lately India has become a “free for all”. Now, there is not even a pretense of being “above board” and impartial. Markandey Katju, the ex-Justice and the present Chief of the Press Council of India has done it again. He had earlier discussed his disdain for Narendra Modi and a
This is the result of mindless commercialization without preparing the population or having structures for proper education. This is absolutely scary if its a trend, and from the figures it seems to be becoming a trend. This can lead to very poor oral health and will require treatment from a
Large Indian cities – specifically Delhi and Mumbai – are adding significantly to the climate issues around those areas. The heat index that these cities have due to concrete structures, population and pollution also impacts the smaller towns and areas nearby. > Now, Indian government-backed research shows that both Delhi andIndia [http://www.
Brahma Chellaney shares some important points on what issues face India in its Pakistan policy. He is of the view that India has presented itself as a weak nation and has abandoned the vigor to go after the main issues, including terrorism. It is a shame that in a hurry
Rape is a serious crime and it shouldn’t be belittled by some just for their own purpose. These stray and nonsensical acts can then be used by apologists to go slow on the creating tough laws for Rape Accused. > A 62-year-old retired schoolteacher from Powai, who claimed that she
“For three decades, consecutive US administrations, Republicans and Democrat, as well as the governments in Britain and other European countries, had allowed Pakistan to acquire highly restricted nuclear technology. In a disastrous epoch, ket state assets were then misdirected and countermanded in order to disguide how Pakistan had sold it
Here is an incredible story of a Professor in Mumbai who begs on local trains so he can collect money to set up schools for underprivileged kids in slums for English Medium education, that can change their lot. The 52-year-old Professor Sandeep Desai is quite a hero for the kids
A very interesting and credible argument from Najam Sethi on why 26/11 was planned by the elements in Pakistani Establishment at that time. Why not earlier, why at that time only? The Mumbai Attacks in 26/11 brought the two nations back into a war like situation and any
Here are some excellent “Life hacks” for India from Reddit. #1 (Link [http://www.reddit.com/r/india/comments/14npdb/what_are_the_lifehacks_in_india/c7ew6a0] ) * Pretend to talk on your phone when taking an auto/cab late night and casually mention that you are travelling in a cab
Gujarat [http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=23.2167,72.6833&spn=1.0,1.0&q=23.2167,72.6833 (Gujarat)&t=h] election campaign is bringing in sharp repartee from both the sides and Narendra Modi [http://www.narendramodi.in/] has probably decided to not take it lying
Dr. Kumar Vishwas has revolutionized and popularized Hindi poetry and Kavi Sammelans like no other person has ever done. He is single handedly responsible for bringing in audience in thousands to a Kavi Sammelan. Numbers that were unheard of and even unimagined. Here is Dr. Vishwas reciting his most famous
Paris Hilton seems to be having fun in India – dancing around and doing some spiritual stuff for herself. > American Socialite Paris Hilton grooved to Kareena Kapoor and Shah Rukh Khan’s song Chammak Challo at an orphanage in Mumbai on Monday. And soon after, deglammed and covered up quickly for
Kasab: Brainwashed Pawn or Young Sadistic Jihadi?Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab is suffering from fever – possibly dengue – and undergoing treatment [http://www.hindustantimes.com/India-news/Mumbai/Kasab-down-with-dengue-being-treated-in-prison/Article1-954751.aspx] in the high security Arthur Road jail in Mumbai. He currently lives in a bomb proof, egg-shaped cell in that jail.
> India has more citizens with IQ’s over 120 than the total population of the U.S. — Funny Facts (@FunnyFacts) October 28, 2012 [https://twitter.com/FunnyFacts/status/262690345274466304] Mumbai Smog and pollution> Breathing the air in Mumbai, India for just ONE DAY, is equivalent to smoking 2.5 packs
The low cost tablet from the Indian Government seems to have been a rather unusual success. In just two weeks of the launch, the sales topped 1.4 million units [http://www.zdnet.com/news/indias-47-aakash-tablet-tops-14-million-sales-in-two-weeks/6335693?tag=search-results-rivers;item0] ! Now, the tablet is being used by Universities for their
The successful IITians are coming back in investing in fundamental research in India. Such Centers of Excellence (CoEs) for various areas will go a long way to promote scientific research back home. > Living up to his promise made nearly four years ago, a US-based Indian and IT entrepreneur came to
In a new book called “Corruption in India: The DNA and RNA”, authors Bibek Debroy and Laveesh Bhandari have estimated that India’s public servants loot Rs.92,122 crore ($18.42 billion), or 1.26% of the GDP due to corruption. They have used data from Central Statistical Organisation