Sacrifice-To What Extent Can You Go? – Post By KR (part 2)

To catch up with part 1, do click here Rani Padmini of Chittor. The stories of the bravery and sacrifice of these Rajput women are many. The one which we have read about is when Chittor’s imminent fight against Alaaudin Khilji (who it is said wanted to annex Chittor to secure Padmini for himself after seeing…

Just So I Can Return The Favour…

“I would request that my body in death be buried not cremated, so that the energy content contained within it gets returned to the earth, so that flora and fauna can dine upon it, just as I have dined upon flora and fauna during my lifetime” ― Neil deGrasse Tyson Along with Martin Bashir, Charles…

President Obama Can’t Do This, But We Can…..

I utterly, totally, wholeheartedly agree and support my new addiction Charles Pierce’s aptly titled piece in Esquire…. Black Like Him: Obama’s Narrow Path to Reelection which begins thusly: These are some things the president of the United States cannot say but that I can say about him. Because he is a black man, he has…

Good Bye Jack !

Thanks for inspiring so many of us: young & old, immigrants & natives, residents & citizens! You were an all inclusive politician and the out-pouring at your state funeral proved that….. ————————————————————————————— Olivia Chow, Jack’s wife leading the funeral procession, followed by his children Sara and Mike and their partners. Good Bye Jack!! Rest In…

The President’s Speech….

…….move over ‘King’s Speech’, here comes the much awaited, much acclaimed, much enjoyable…. THE PRESIDENT’S SPEECH ……… guaranteed to render all speechless. Enjoy!! H/T: JimmyKimmel

Living Upto Our Children’s Expectations…..

President Obama at Tucson: I believe we can be better.  Those who died here, those who saved lives here – they help me believe.  We may not be able to stop all evil in the world, but I know that how we treat one another is entirely up to us.  I believe that for all…