Konda Lakshman Bapuji remembered on his 99th birth anniversary


Konda Lakshman Bapuji, more aptly known as the Father of Telangana was born on the same day in 1915 at Wankidi village in Adilabad district of erstwhile Hyderabad State in Padmashali community. He was a great freedom fighter who participated in the Telangana upheaval. During freedom struggle Konda Lakshman Bapuji participated in the Quit IndiaContinue reading “Konda Lakshman Bapuji remembered on his 99th birth anniversary”

World Tourism day today


September 27 is celebrated as the World Tourism Day since 1980 by the United Nations. This date was chosen in as early as in 1970 by the UNWTO. For obvious reasons, the adoption of these Statutes is considered a milestone in global tourism. The purpose of this day is to raise awareness on the roleContinue reading “World Tourism day today”

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?”

ISRO’s MOM is amazing birth anniversary tribute to Satish Dhawan


Satish Dhawan, the first generation Indian aerospace engineer, widely regarded as the father of experimental fluid dynamics research in India was born on the same day in 1920 in Srinagar. He was educated both in India and in the United States. Dhawan succeeded Vikram Sarabhai, the founder of the Indian space programme, as Chairman ofContinue reading “ISRO’s MOM is amazing birth anniversary tribute to Satish Dhawan”

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?”

Is there any connection between Ganesh Chathurthi and rainfall?


Have you ever noticed that at most places every year on Ganesh Chathurthi, rainfall may be scantly but occurs? Why is it so? Is there any relationship between Ganesh Chathurthi and rainfall?   The beginnings of the Ganesh festival can be traced back to a time when most of the populace of India lived byContinue reading “Is there any connection between Ganesh Chathurthi and rainfall?”

Who said politicians don’t require any mandatory qualification?


Have you ever felt that it is iniquitous that even for a priestly job you need to have some qualification but for PM’s job, which is the highest post in India, there is no need of any mandatory prerequisite? In Indian setting there are many instances that the education minister himself/herself is an illiterate andContinue reading “Who said politicians don’t require any mandatory qualification?”

Mother Teresa’s unswerving reminiscences


Mother Teresa, who was born on the same day (August 26) in 1910, was probably the only person who was honoured by many countries around the world. She has made the sacred land of India more consecrated with her services to the people of the country. Mother Teresa, the founder of the Missionaries of Charity, aContinue reading “Mother Teresa’s unswerving reminiscences”

Can every politician answer these 6 questions?


The widely accepted definition of a politician is a person who is involved in influencing public policy and decision making. This includes all levels of the people in the political chain. Politics is not just limited to governance through public office. Political offices may also be held in corporations. In civil uprisings, politicians may be called freedom fighters.Continue reading “Can every politician answer these 6 questions?”

What does Official Secrets Act 1923 convey?


With the most recent incident of Patan Kumar Poddar, a JCO of Indian Army, who was arrested on Wednesday (August 6, 2014) on the charges of espionage activities, there arise a need to know what does the Official Secrets Act 1923 talk about for his confession of involvement in espionage activities is a case of true violationContinue reading “What does Official Secrets Act 1923 convey?”