It was my privilege yesterday to be invited to spoke in a panel organised by the Dr APJ Abdul Kalam International Foundation run by House of Kalam, Rameswaram. Inspired by Dr Kalam’s Vision 2020, the half-a-day webinar titled “India Beyond 2020” covered topics on Health Care, Education, Industry & Rural development. The webinar was inaugurated by Padma Shri awardee Sri Y.S.Rajan (Honorary Distinguished Professor in ISRO) and the eminent speakers included Dr A.Sivathanu Pillai (Former Chief Controller, R&D, DRDO),  Padma Shri awardee Dr.Mylswamy Annadurai (NDRF, Chairman IEI & Former Director ISRO),  DR.M.S.Vijayaraghavan (Former Advisor & Ex-Office Special Secretary to the…

Sweet and Sour Dish - Neem Flower and Mango

With instructions and under the watchful eyes of my wife I managed to cook a few dishes this week. The first was a sweet, sour dish. Ingredients were Neem Flowers, Jaggery, Raw Mango, Red Pepper, and, a Tinch of Salt,…

ஏனோ தெரியவில்லை, முன்பு என்றைக்கும் இல்லாமல், போன மாதம் திடீர் எனக் கவிதை எழுத வேண்டும் என்ற எண்ணம் வந்து, மூன்று கவிதைகளும் எழுதிவிட்டேன். எனது முதல் கவிதை(கள்) முயற்சி, கீழே: பொருள் புரியும்படி எழுதியிருக்கிறேனா? தங்கள் கருத்தைக் கீழே எழுதினால், மகிழ்வேன்; திருத்திக்கொள்ள(வும்) உதவும். நன்றி!

For decades I have been a zero-email guy, while that has become a habit, I could never finish the bookmarks I save for “Reading Later” in the browser/Pocket or have an empty “Watch Later” in #YouTube. Last week, I managed to have an empty #Pocket reading list. Feels great!