Monthly Archives: June 2010

Shepherding the shepherds with SMS

Source: http://www.indianexpress.com/news/shepherding-the-shepherds-with-sms/636015/ —— Press the menu button, then go to inbox; with the centre key you can scroll up and down. Then you select the message you want to read and open it by clicking the left button,” explains Dada … Continue reading

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Kashmiri Pandits celebrate Kheer Bhawani festival

Source: http://www.hindu.com/2010/06/20/stories/2010062054932200.htm ——- TULMULLA (JAMMU AND KASHMIR): As thousands of migrant Kashmiri Pandits arrived to pay obeisance at the Mata Kheer Bhawani Temple here, there were emotional scenes as the pilgrims were reunited with their Muslim neighbours, prompting Chief Minister … Continue reading

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There’s a full moon over India and Gandhi lives again…

Source: http://www.thehindu.com/op/2010/06/20/stories/2010062050041800.htm __________ There has been a lot of discussion in the media about Gandhian methods and their efficacy. There have also been references to Gandhiji’s fads and quirks — especially his ideas about sex and continence. I was attending … Continue reading

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