Dear PM, give your EAR for their HEARING!

Dear PM, give your ear for their hearing! Our fight to make Cochlear Implants available and affordable to all ENT Surgeons, Audiologists and their patients in the country, continues.  Here is the recent article about Cochlear Implant in the Telegraph Newspaper, dated 30th August 2017. Online article at...
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Tracing my Pre-historical roots!

Tracing my Pre-historical roots! Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari 100,000 years ago, at least six human species inhabited the earth. Today there is just one. Us. Homo sapiens. How did our species succeed in the battle for dominance? Why did our foraging ancestors...
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I am Sold out to a book by an African American author.

I am Sold out to a book by an African American author After reading Lisa Nichol’s Abundance Now: Amplify Your Life & Achieve Prosperity Today, I was looking for more books by American African authors.   When I bought, The Sellout at Bangalore International Airport, I didn’t realize it by...
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Satellite based farm insurance scheme

Satellite based farm insurance scheme My vision of using satellite based imagery to assess crop health and farm insurance scheme is coming to reality.  A group of Space entrepreneurs has initiated a project to implement the satellite and internet based farm insurance solution. More details available in this...
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When Peacock’s shied away!

When Peacocks shied away! A versatile Indian classical dancer, ‘Natya Mayura’ awardee, Parshwanath Upadhye has carved out a niche for himself today as one of the most sought-after male dancers in the country. Winner of eight national awards, an empanelled artist of the ICCR (Indian Council for Cultural Relations) and an ‘A...
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Never tell a Soldier, the cost of the war!

Never tell a Soldier, the cost of the war! Eye in the Sky In a world full of recyclable superheroes and mindless “empowerment” comedies, we’re finally getting a movie about reality. We’re surrounded by surveillance and the threat of violence, and this film asks us to judge the...
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Me and the magician!

Me and the magician! I went alone for CET interview to Bangalore to save money in 1985.  I Stayed in a cheap majestic hotel close to DME office who charged Rs. 25/- for a day. Morning, before the interview, while having breakfast, an elderly gentleman sat in front...
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The Sixth Extinction

The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History, by Elizabeth Kolbert   The Climate topic is close to my heart.  I bought this book at Bangalore International Airport mainly because of the unusual frog’s picture on the cover.  It was in “new arrivals” section.  I was wondering why would anyone...
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The 4-Hour Work Week

The 4-Hour Body: An Uncommon Guide To Rapid Fat-Loss, Incredible Sex And Becoming Superhuman   Tim Ferris is one of my Idol.  When I read his well-researched book  “The 4-Hour CHEF,” I fell in love with his style and an eye for detail.   Timothy “Tim” Ferris is an American...
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