Sindhu- A scintillating Olympic Saga

So close, yet so far, must have echoed in more than a billion hearts yesterday as P.V. Sindhu lost her finals in the women’s badminton to Caroline Martin of Spain .It looked as if the sheer pressure and hopes of the nation would propel Sindhu to the gold, but it …

Recipe for Sāmbhar – Brahmin style

 I cannot imagine a typical south-Indian meal without the ubiquitous Sāmbhar. I am now giving the recipe in its simplest form, as there are innumerable varieties of this dish. Sāmbhar with potatoes for 2 people                            Source – My mother Mrs. Chellamma R. Ingredients Tamarind- Apricot sized piece                 Solid Asafoetida – …

Djokovic –Superlative performance

When Novak Djokovic won the French open at Roland Garros in May 2016, the achievement though stupendous did not reflect his true achievements .For the first time in 47 years a n player holds all four titles simultaneously and is poised to go for the biggest prize in tennis history …

Why do ordinary Muslims keep silent

The holy month of Ramzan for Muslims was horrific for the whole world due to the sustained terror attacks in Dhaka, Karrad, Baghdad, and Medina. The overwhelming view was against this form of odiferous warfare, where innocent lives are lost for a so-called jihad. In India too, such extremism has been cropping …