Fried Ice Cream, Wisdom and Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

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26 September 2016 will go down in history as a memorable day for many peace-loving people around the world, especially those in Colombia (Latin America). It was that moment when the longest war in the world came to an end with the signing of a peace agreement between the Government of Colombia and the FARC… Read more »

The Day Sri Sri went to meet LTTE’s Prabakaran

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Exactly eight years ago, the early morning of September 21st 2006 was very eerie for me in Colombo, Sri Lanka. There was that beautiful silence in the air but a whole lot of expectations were storming my mind. It was the International Day of Peace. And the war between the Government of Sri Lanka and… Read more »

Ajmal Kasab: a symptom of deeper malaise

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What is the objective of Mumbai Police? It is surely not to create martyrs. If law and order is the objective, then there is much to be desired in their level of preparedness. It is important to identify the clutter wherever it may be and clear it to pave way for preparedness for action. One… Read more »

Israel-Palestine war must end

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Let us face the reality. Since the 1960s we have witnessed an alarming escalation of the Arab Israeli conflict. This is despite the many attempts made by several heads of states to broker peace between the two warring entities — Palestine and Israel.  It is good that the top down approach of governments, NGOs and… Read more »

From Almost to Heaven – a Boon(e)

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Almost heaven, Blue Ridge Mountains, Shenandoah River, Country Roads, Take me home, To the place I belong… As a youngster who grew up in Bangalore humming the classic country music of late John Denver, little did I know I would actually have a home in the Blue Ridge Mountains. The mountains of West Virginia were “Almost… Read more »