The US presidential elections are scheduled for next week Tuesday, Nov 6th. A lot hangs on the outcome for the US — and perhaps the world. In a piece that I wrote a few days ago for NitiCentral.com, I argue… Read More ›
Month: October 2012
Pujo is over and Ma Durga has gone back. Shubho Bijoya to all. Below the fold, listen to the Mahisasuramardini radio program.
CANDLELIGHT: A Buddhist woman prayed in front of a Buddha sculpture in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, Wednesday. Bangladesh’s High Court has asked the government to explain why officials failed to protect minority Buddhists whose homes, temples and businesses were attacked after… Read More ›
Paraphrasing the German poet, historian and playwright Friedrich Schiller (1759 – 1805), you can say that against ridicule even the gods struggle in vain. While Sonia Maino and her family still appear to be largely unscathed from all the scandals… Read More ›
Sonia Gandhi’s travels are more mysterious than the Shroud of Turin & costlier than going to Mars. That should have been the title of my piece on NitiCentral — but it is not. Go read it all.
John Mitchell, Vice Provost for Online Learning , Stanford University announces five more exciting classes offered by Stanford University for free. Here is the list: