A quiet morning inside Osmania University

My mother fasts and prays. My sister meditates. I run. My brother recently made an astute observation about us – the prayers, fasts, meditations, and running increase when extraordinary events occurred. What kind of events? Say,¬†when a family member falls ill or when a special inter-planetary event comes around. I reflected on this last week …

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Kargil Vijay Diwas 2012: 13 Years Later

Two years ago, I created this commemorative¬†photo blog on Kargil Vijay Diwas, featuring the brave officers who won the war for India. This year, I decided to share links to recent stories (and some from the archives) about Kargil’s heroes. Rediff interview with Yogendra Singh Yadav – hero of Tiger Hill. 437 total awards from …

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Kargil Day – The Least We Can Do is Remember

Today is the 11th anniversary of the day India won the Kargil war against Pakistan. One of my fauji friends (and classmate from Xaviers Bokaro) forwarded an email with pictures of the brave officers who won this war for India, albeit with a lot of casualties. His email started with the statement – the least …

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