Aren’t we sick and tired with a lot of negatives in India today? The TV channels and the newspapers speak of little else other than the scams, be it the 2G spectrum scam or the more recent Coalgate scam. In today’s post, I would like to point you to two news makers who have done something positive in an India which has so much negativity. Continue reading »
The paintings are amazing!They cover a vast range of subjects and you are compelled to admire them for their beauty. They are arranged in various themes and some capture nature at its best. They are created by painters who sadly have disabilities sustained at birth or through an accident or illness that prohibits them from using their hands. Continue reading »
The 30th Summer Olympics ended yesterday. It saw some amazing feats, truly in keeping with the motto of the Olympics: “Citius, Altius, Fortius” which is the Latin for “Faster, Higher, Stronger.” This was coined by Baron Pierre de Coubetin, the founder of the International Olympic Committee and the person considered to be the father of the modern Olympics. Continue reading »
“So I’ll move on” says Michael Phelps who informally announced his retirement from competitive swimming at the Olympics after his last race in London recently. He had just won 4 Gold medals and 2 Silvers in the 30th Summer Olympics. Retired at 27? He well could as his record is unlikely to be beaten for a long, long time, if at all. The ace swimmer from Baltimore, Md has won a mind boggling 22 Olympics medals. These include as many as 18 Olympic gold medals in a career that began when he was just 15 at the Sydney Olympics in 2000.