Can Indians Count?

You  may wonder why suddenly I have this doubt. After all we invented 'zero' which I am sure, helped us humans to count better. Remember the book, 'The Man Who Knew Infinity?' a book written by Robert Kanigel on Mathematician Ramanujan. Well I live three miles from where he lived and ploughed the secrets of... Continue Reading →

One Down – Twenty To Go.

I am stuck in Chennai. We are in health space. So our staff are working. I had a chance to get out on the last flight to Hyderabad but decided to stay back to provide moral support to our staff. Mohan Ram, being a doctor, is visiting emergency cases. He has a licence to roam.... Continue Reading →

Ayodhya Verdict – My thoughts

I am making an exception, for the second time, on my own restrictions in blogging, that is, not to write about Politics and religion. I am not an expert on anything including law and religious studies. The only qualification I have to write on this subject is I write 'Sriramajayam' (victory to Lord Rama) every... Continue Reading →

Your Rebels & Our Terrorists.

When I started my blog about three years back, I decided to stay away from writing about politics. The reason for this was simple. The blog would be read mostly by relatives and friends, who read them as a courtesy to me and not because I am a great writer. Their views and my opinion... Continue Reading →

Vive la démocratie.

The year was 2006. There was a palpable excitement in the MBA classroom of National University of Singapore where I was pursuing a Masters Degree. I asked couple of classmates what the excitement was all about. They said they were going to vote for the first time in the General Election. I was taken aback... Continue Reading →

Just an Air-Filled Bag – வெறும் காற்றடைத்த பையடா.

Siddhas- சித்தர்கள் - were intellectual people, born in present day Tamil Nadu and known to who have attained mukti or nirvana. Not just philosophers, they also wrote about science, medicine, arts, literature and many other subjects. Some of their ideologies are considered to have originated during first Sangam period (4400 BCE). Sample a gem: காயமே இது பொய்யடா- வெறும் காற்றடைத்த... Continue Reading →

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