Prime Minister is like the great banyan tree…

No – not the current ‘great’ Dr. Manmohan Singh. In Ambassador’s Journal, John Kenneth Galbraith writes about many interesting things during his tenure as US Ambassador to India. The journal entry from Jul 1961 captures a slice of the Nehruvian Prime Ministership. July 26 – New Delhi …. Later in the day I saw M. J. Desai …

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Does every living thing need to have some “use”?

During tonight’s good night ritual with the kids, the following conversation with my 9-year old. S: Does a banyan tree have any fruits? Me: No. S: Does it have any flowers? Me: I don’t think so. S: Then what’s the USE of a banyan tree? Me: Well, it gives a LOT of shade. It grows …

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