Kerala, the God’s Own Country, is a blogger’s delight. Many personages have written about the place but I have also had unique personal experiences during my stint in the State. I often reminisce about my days in Kerala, not just because it was my last posting in uniform but because most moments of my … Continue reading God’s Own Country!!
One down, eight more to go!! Six of us, the school batch mates, decided to give our brains a break and get back to the simpler pleasures of life and indulge in commonly neglected pursuits, today. A trek up the Savanadurga fort, the biggest monolith in Asia, was a revitalizing activity. Every weekend, the … Continue reading Trek to the Top!!
They are not homeless but they are hopeless!! This is one piece that I really do not know how to begin. A visit to an old-age home, by a few of us from the Aikya Oneness Foundation, was a mind-altering experience. The place, as located on the outskirts, was an oasis of serenity amidst the … Continue reading Home of Hope!
Vidyarthi Bhavan!! It has remained small in size but grown in stature!! Just returned from Vidyarthi Bhavan, VB, in short. Was curious to know how the hotel looked after its Platinum jubilee celebrations, yesterday. In commemoration, a special postal cover was released yesterday, in an august gathering. As communicated, this is a rare and … Continue reading Vidyarthi Bhavan
Old one.... Chandu ke chacha ne chandi ke chammach se chandu ko chatni chatai. 😀😀 Latest new one...... A CBI team raided the CBI Headquarters and arrested a CBI officer and produced him before the CBI court and the CBI Judge remanded the CBI officer to CBI custody for seven days. 😃😃😃😹😹 I am reminded of … Continue reading Watch over the Watchman!!
The Lost Art!! Letter writing is an art that died a few decades ago!! A letter was not merely a medium of communication but was also a work of art, a written performance. Epistolary history is full of instances where the letters brought instant fame to the persons who penned them and such personalities are … Continue reading The Lost Art!!
The Kemp ( red, in Kannada) bus has literally travelled a long distance and has come a long way. These KSRTC buses were earlier known as ST ( State Transport ) buses, having received a facelift, are now much improved versions of their earlier variants. They weren't just the mode of transportation, they played … Continue reading The Red Bus!!
The year was 1988, exactly three decades ago, I was fresh from the hallowed precincts of the Indian Military Academy and was on my maiden posting at a place called “Bum La”, on the Indo-China border, in Arunachal Pradesh, the land of astounding beauty. For those dis-oriented with the geography, Arunachal is the northeastern-most state … Continue reading Forces Letters!!
HUMANS MUST BE CRAZY !! Look at the ability of human mind, it has not only given the divine power a human form but has also associated human qualities to the Almighty. Or else, how can one explain the wide discrimination, disparity ,hate , jealousy, ego etc that are so liberally attributed even to Gods. … Continue reading Humans must be Crazy!!
Chalo, let us debate!!! The guy looks convincing but his whole argument hinges on history and mythology. He doesn't realise, that is what has been questioned by the court and ruling has been given. Swami Ayyappa is an eternal brahmachari, that's what he says, but, why should it forbid women's entry is the … Continue reading Women Smash Sexism!!