This loss is personal in a very unique way… The carnatic music legend Dr. Balamurali Krishna passed away today. It is because of this maverick that I got my unique name. Most people know me as Bindu, but my full name is Bindumalini…. the name of a raaga that Dr. Balamurali Krishna created in the … Read more Sing-In-Peace Dr. BalaMurali Krishna…
This note came to me over Whatsapp. …. Do read it. ******************* Forwarded by Gen Vinod Saighal I have a course mate from the Army days who gave me some surprising news. In his younger days he had played cricket for the Services at the Ranji Trophy level. His younger brother, a civilian, was also … Read more Skewed priorities !
Dates we were in Rameswaram – 17/06/2015 to 20/06/2015 Hotel – TTDC property, Hotel TamilNadu. The rooms are large enough, but very very very old. There was just one plug point in the room and with everyone having a minimum of two gadgets that need charging, it was grossly inadequate. The air-conditioning is new, but … Read more Postcards from Rameswaram
He was the first sportsman to be awarded the “Khel Ratna” award, he became a international player of repute by the time he was twenty and was awarded the Padma Shri when he was just eighteen. He is considered one of the legends of the game and is acknowledged as such by his fiercest competitors. … Read more The non-retiring legend