Archive for September, 2016

War of the Waters: One river, Two states and Unquenchable Thirst

By the Editor: Siddharth Sehgal  Nobody would have imagined that IT capital of Asia can be brought to a standstill over water. Water use to be a resource something we take for granted but it has become an asset now. Though sharing the water for few more days should not […]

September 11, 2016 · 3 comments · Editorial

Here is Valluvar’s Voice

Following is the translation of Thirukkural, a discourse on ethics, its author is Tamil poet and philosopher Thiruvalluvar who lived around 3rd Century. It’s translation is done by Mr. NV Subbaraman, he lives in Chennai.                                       […]

September 11, 2016 · 3 comments · Poetry

Person of the Week: Dr. Ramesh Patel

Dear Readers, In this interview series where we ask questions to people who are making a difference, it can be big, it can be small, it doesn’t matter, what matters is their contribution to our society. It can be anyone from any walk of life and from any country. Please, do send […]

September 11, 2016 · 1 comment · Week's Person

Bird Feeding

By Terence Wynne from Camillus, NY [slideshow_deploy id=’2847′]

September 11, 2016 · 0 comments · Cartoon

Encouraging the Arts

By Rhea Cawsi Dhanbhoora Kill Your Competitors Artists and creative thinkers are an insecure, anxious and jealous lot — it’s intrinsic to who we are. But we really need to be more encouraging and supportive of our own Early days In school, I had the pleasure of being at the […]

September 11, 2016 · 2 comments · Articles

Kunti-The Mother

I was young and playful true to my sunny gardens when they drew the veil on me. Didn’t know when my stomach grew when I birthed you it was all pain I wanted to play with you, to keep you secretly with my toys. They called you shame, put you […]

September 11, 2016 · 1 comment · Poetry

The Reward

In the past honesty and sincerity Garnished with genuine sweet words and thoughts Led to a mouth watering dish topped with appreciation That nourished Man with a healthy mind and body A happy comfortable life he thus led Satisfied with what he had A heavenly paradise on earth he lived […]

September 4, 2016 · 3 comments · Poetry

Elegance

The misty morn shelters the rays That falls upon the tranquil waters of the sea The storks on the banks view the shrouded calm The trees awaken with delight To feel the softness of the breeze Silently the creeping rays Shine upon the waters gay As the ripples frolic around […]

September 4, 2016 · 6 comments · Poetry

Carrying the Dead Weight: Our Public Health System and its Diseases

By Siddharth Sehgal Let me tell you a story which I overheard while waiting for my prescription order to be completed at a pharmacy in my hometown of Gwalior.  These two gentlemen at some distance were actually owners of other pharmacy shops nearby. The one who was narrating the story […]

September 4, 2016 · 2 comments · Editorial

Here is Valluvar’s Voice

Following is the translation of Thirukkural, a discourse on ethics, its author is Tamil poet and philosopher Thiruvalluvar who lived around 3rd Century. It’s translation is done by Mr. NV Subbaraman, he lives in Chennai. CHAPTER FORTY SEVEN அதிகாரம் 47 DELIBERATED DEEDS தெரிந்து செயல் வகை                                                                               ~*~ Original அழிவதூஉம் ஆவதூஉம் ஆகி வழிபயக்கும் ஊதியமும் சூழ்ந்து […]

September 4, 2016 · 1 comment · Poetry