Month: December 2019

Heavenly treasures

“Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal, but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys and where thieves do not break in and steal. For where your treasure is, there […]

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Remembering my uncle

He was my uncle. When I was a boy, he was also my neighbor, my keyboard teacher, and my mentor. He passed away December 23, 2019, at the age of 97. During the Great Depression, my grandfather went to a famous food company and offered to work at any job […]

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Élection présidentielle 2017

France goes to the polls on Sunday to elect a new President. If you haven’t been following this election, then you are missing something. It’s a very crucial election and is much more fun for an outsider to follow than the US Presidential elections.This blog largely tries to steer clear […]

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When you fast

“And when you fast, do not look gloomy like the hypocrites, for they disfigure their faces that their fasting may be seen by others. Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward. But when you fast, anoint your head and wash your face, that your fasting may not […]

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I should have the right to vote out Trump

I am an Indian citizen. I have no right to vote in the US elections. That’s fine – US citizens can make their own choices on who to govern them. But when the US starts passing laws that affect the world, expects global compliance and which  have global consequences, then […]

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New Restructured Railway Board to focus on providing better services to its customers : Shri Vinod Kumar Yadav, Chairman, Railway Board

Shri Vinod Kumar Yadav, Chairman Railway Board has said restructuring of Railway Board was a long pending reform suggested by many reform committees constituted on Railways.  The reforms as suggested by various committees from time to time including Prakash Tandon Committee (1994) have been largely adopted.  Addressing media persons, Shri […]

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Monthly Production Report for November, 2019

rude oil production during November, 2019 was 2614.29 TMT which is 8.69% lower than target and 5.98% lower when compared with November, 2018. Cumulative crude oil production during April-November, 2019 was 21724.76 TMT which is 5.39% and 5.85% lower than target for the period and production during corresponding period of last […]

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Union HRD Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ launches5 documents covering the 5 verticals of Quality Mandate in Higher Educational Institutions

Union Human Resource Development Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ launched the 5 documents developed by UGC covering the 5 verticals of Quality Mandate in New Delhi today. These five documents cover evaluation reforms, eco-friendly and sustainable university campuses, human values & professional ethics, faculty induction and academic research integrity. Speaking […]

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