RAMBO: A REVIEW BY DR SUMAN KUMAR KASTURI


This book fascinatingly presents the author’s perspectives and analysis of his journey through the seven seasons at a Sainik school and categorically discusses most of the contemporary happenings.

OROP: Annual Increment in Basic Pension is the Ultimate Solution!


“The day a soldier has to demand his dues, is truly a sad day in the history of the nation”- Chanakya There’s no need to give any introduction to ‘One Rank One Pension’, which is more aptly known as OROP. The union government has come out with the Saturday’s (September 5, 2015) announcement on OROP.Continue reading “OROP: Annual Increment in Basic Pension is the Ultimate Solution!”

Improper communication leads to prejudice!


Most often, the obiter dicta are considered as the judgements leading into so much of superfluous discussions, thereby creating a commotion among the masses. Before any such discussion is undertaken on the open platforms, there arises a need to understand the difference between an obiter dictum and a Judgement. As far as FAST (Financial AideContinue reading “Improper communication leads to prejudice!”

Isn’t Narendra Modi’s outlook correct?


Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister of India, on Wednesday (September 24, 2014) morning has witnessed the historic event of success of the Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM), prestigiously undertaken by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), at ISRO Telemetry Tracking and Command Network (ISTRAC) in Bangalore.   Soon after the successful placement of the satellite intoContinue reading “Isn’t Narendra Modi’s outlook correct?”

Telangana’s Bathukamma festival: What it signifies?


Bathukamma is a ten day festival that begins on the closed moon day of the Telugu Bhadrapada month, which is far and wide celebrated in Telangana state. This festival just falls before the festival of Dushera or Dasara. Significantly, this festival begins soon after the ending of monsoons. During this festival, Goddess Gauri is worshippedContinue reading “Telangana’s Bathukamma festival: What it signifies?”

Below average engineering colleges: Are they essential?


Below average engineering colleges: Are they essential? “Engineers make the world” is an aphorism that made the rounds when the profession was limited to a few talented students. But, can we rely upon such engineers who get passed out from universities, who are not aware even the basics of the subject after 4 long yearsContinue reading “Below average engineering colleges: Are they essential?”

Building city like Singapore Vs moulding people like Singaporeans


There is no doubt that both Chief Ministers of Telugu states have a dream to turn their respective capitals into a Singapore like city. A well-known quote of Gurajada Appa Rao goes like this: “Deshamante Matti Kadoi Deshamante Manushuloiii”, which when literally translated means, “A country is not about its soil but it is aboutContinue reading “Building city like Singapore Vs moulding people like Singaporeans”

Balapur Ganesh laddu: The secret behind its popularity


Ganesh Chathurthi is one of the Hindu festivals that are fabulously celebrated in and around Hyderabad, every year. Almost 1 lakh community idols are set up during the festival and the Laddu prasadam is also auctioned. At some places, auctioning of Laddu Prasadam is a daily affair for all 9 days – and at someContinue reading “Balapur Ganesh laddu: The secret behind its popularity”

What did Srikrishna, Sivaramakrishnan committees achieve?


Justice Srikrishna Committee and Sivaramakrsihnan committee are very familiar among the masses of both Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. So much of time and money were vested in the setting up of committees. But, the pain and vein that went into the research findings could not achieve anything except for gathering dust over in the officesContinue reading “What did Srikrishna, Sivaramakrishnan committees achieve?”

Suryapet pounds a jackpot with Vijayawada as AP’s capital


Suryapet, a town in Nalgonda district, is going to have a very great time as far as the development is concerned. The announcement of Vijayawada as the new capital city of residuary Andhra Pradesh has doubled up the chances of its growth. Geographically the town is located in the middle of Hyderabad and Vijayawada atContinue reading “Suryapet pounds a jackpot with Vijayawada as AP’s capital”