Archive | November 2016

Remembrance Day – Eleventh Hour of the 11th day of the 11th Month.

Here is the article which I have written 5 years ago about the Remembrance day. Spare a thought for the lost souls past present and future who were killed by wars!


Artificial Red poppies are sold globally to mark the Remembrance day this week. Below  is an article  which I   have written 2 years ago for the Tamil Week.  Remembrance Day (11.11.11) – Loved and …

Source: Remembrance Day – Eleventh Hour of the 11th day of the 11th Month.


Ceiling fans ( A Tuesday funny)

I just couldn’t resist sharing this  joke during  US polling day :

A man died and went to Heaven.

As he stood in front of the Pearly Gates, he saw a huge wall of clocks
behind him.
He asked, “What are all those clocks for?”

St. Peter answered, “Those are Lie-Clocks. Everyone who has ever been
on earth has a Lie-Clock.
Every time you lie, the hands on your clock move.”

“Oh”, said the man. “Whose clock is that?”

“That’s Mother Teresa’s”, replied St. Peter. “The hands have never
moved, indicating that she never told a lie.”

“Incredible”, said the man.

“And whose clock is that one?”

St. Peter responded, “That’s Abraham Lincoln’s clock. The hands have
moved twice, telling us that Abraham told only two lies in his entire

“Where’s Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton’s clocks?” asked the man.

St. Peter replied, “We’re using them as ceiling fans.”


Indian women in pictures through the ages

Just came across some images on  BBC News Asia published in 2014. These are  black and white images of women  taken  in the era of 1850 to 1950



Group of Marathi women in 1875 (Credits: BBC News- Asia)

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