Memorabilia 4: We witnessed the live performance of the living legend Sonal Mansingh in Sudan on Saturday, November 4, 2006. I had the opportunity to report the event in the local English daily. Ambassador Deepak Vohra had complimented me on my write-up which he thought was not amateurish. I must mention here Mr. Deepak VohraContinue reading “Birthday Wishes to a Living Legend”
It was only when I visited the Royal Selangor company in KL, circa 1996, that I learned what Pewter is. The designs and craftsmanship with Pewter were amazing. I still cherish the plate that was gifted to me by my colleagues from Parke Davis Malaysia. Mr. Yugal Sikri and I had represented Parke Davis IndiaContinue reading “Memorabilia 3: Pewter plate from KL”
Memorabilia-2: During my days in Sudan, I used to meet the sisters from the Missionaries of Charity at the ‘home’ in a remote town. I was simply moved by their selfless service for mankind in a different continent. They thought I was blessed to have met Mother Teresa in Calcutta in 1988. This was herContinue reading “Memorabilia 2: Having met Mother Teresa”
Memorabilia-1: One of the most memorable moments in my life has been the chat I had with the Rashtrapatiji Dr.A.P.J.Abdul Kalam in 2003. We had discussed his book ‘India 2020’. The biggest challenge in 2020 is COVID-19 which we will overcome and become a strong nation.