No India = No World
Know India, Know World , No India, No World.History of India is the history of world. As simple as that. History of British colonial rule in India has been a series of attempts to subvert and subjugate this ancient...
No Vendor Lock for Mobile Numbers
I was eagerly waiting for something like this to be initiated for mobile users in India.I have a mobile number which I have shared with all my friends. Then I find that some other service provider is offering a...
Beauty and Brain
The average woman would rather have beauty than brains, because the average man can see better than he can think! Great volumes have been written about beauties and brains.A friend recently asked me How do you prefer your life...
Know India – Know World
Know India, Know World No India, No World! This is what I felt after watching this wonderful slide show containing a great deal of information about India, both the past and the present, which was shared by a blog...
Dont say no to bribe!
The drive against corruption and bribes has taken a new turn in India. The zero rupee experiment started in Chennai is now reaching other parts of the country.The Zero Rupee campaign against corruption and bribes is started by an...
Neighbour’s envy, owner’s pride
Indian Democracy - Neighbour's envy, Owner's pride!!Look at our neighbors. Where are they moving towards?Pakistan - India's western neighbor is today ruled by its military led by General Musharaff. There is no democracy in Pakistan, and people's voices are...
Ekam Sath = One Earth
Look at the night sky. The 2000 odd visible stars. The vastness of the universe that lies beyond spread across billions of light years. Our earth is but a very tiny small negligible fraction of this vast infinite universe. Ekam Sath...
The Great Indian Dream – 2020
Here is an initial list of all those things that ought to be there in a super power India. Please comment on things that you feel should be added or modified. I will also update the list as and...
Little drops of water
Little drops of water Little grains of sand Make the mighty ocean And the beauteous land Little deeds of kindness Little words of love Make our earth an Eden Like the heaven above These are some wonderful lines which...
Genetically Modified Products in India
As a continuation of my earlier post which detailed about the dangers of consuming genetically modified (GM) food, here is a small list of GM food that you might be consuming every day in India, without even being aware...
Sanskrit poem on Ramayana – read in reverse becomes Mahabharata!
A Sanskrit poem about Ramayana when read in reverse direction becomes a poem on Mahabharata!
The difference between Itihasa and Puranas
Documentation of ancient Indian history and the historical events of Indian civilization in the form of Itihasa and Puranas - Ramayana and Mahabharata.
Online Education should be interactive and innovative – Fun to Learn
For online education to succeed for smaller classses - it should be as interesting as cartoons. Online education cant succeed unless it is more interesting, interactive and innovative than offline schooling.
The Complete List of Dhatus – Sanskrit Root Words and their English meaning
A complete list of all dhatus (root words or verb roots) in Sanskrit dictionary and their meanings with corresponding IPA transliteration.
Takshashila – World’s Oldest University
More than 2700 years back a huge university existed in that ancient India where over 10,500 students from all across the world came for...
Grahas are not Planets – Nava Graha is not the same as Nine Planets
The difference between Planets and Grahas. Why are Sun and Moon included in the list of Navagrahas? Isn't it true that Rahu and Ketu do not exist? What about Earth?
Place Value, not Zero is most important invention of ancient Indian Mathematicians
The most important contribution of ancient India to mathematics was not zero but the place value system or positional notation system.
The Sacred Secrets of Ganga
Science behind the mysterious power of Ganges river. The reason why piligrims take the holy water of Ganga to their places and add it to local ponds, wells and lakes across India.