Creative Writing from Sudan

“Creative Writing from the Sudans” was set up in 2013 by a group of friends passionate about the Sudans (Sudan and South Sudan). Their aim was to collect and publish writings that reflected some of the more positive aspects of the two countries. A writing competition was held in early 2014 and the entries wereContinue reading “Creative Writing from Sudan”

Philip Kotler-92 at 91 and counting

Philip Kotler has 92 books on Marketing to his credit and he is turning 91 on 27 May. We studied Philip Kotler’s first book titled Marketing Management: Analysis, Planning, and Control (Prentice-Hall, 3rd Edition) during our MBA days. Lost track of his books thereafter. but thanks to the numerous webinars, the Father of Modern MarketingContinue reading “Philip Kotler-92 at 91 and counting”

Cipla Foundation Felicitates Students of Parikrma Humanity Foundation

Parikrma Humanity Foundation is thankful to Cipla Foundation for felicitating 21 SSLC Toppers from our four schools at Sahkarnagar, Koramangala, Jayanagar, and Nandini Layout. The students received Merit Awards of significant amounts. The present 10th standard students also attended the event so that they are motivated to do better in their upcoming exams.

Parikrma Festival of Science

Parikrma Festival of Science (3-5 March) provided a collaborative and inclusive platform to 350 students from 35 schools to listen to eminent speakers on Climate Change such as Kim Gutschow, Ricky Kej, Bittu Sahgal, Ashish Kothari, Sanjay Vashist, Chandni Singh, Harini Nagendra, Chetna Puroshotham, Chitra Massey, Geetha Ramaswamy, Bijal Vaccharajani, Disket Angmo, and Edible Archives.Continue reading “Parikrma Festival of Science”

Defense Point of View

This PTI photo which appeared in Deccan Herald dated 26 Feb caught my attention for more reasons than one. Firstly, Kudos to the PTI lensman for his ‘point of view’ in which he captured all three top Army Officers who are clearly visible with no overlapping. My other point of interest is that when youContinue reading “Defense Point of View”

Chalk and blackboard

In my new avatar as a teacher, in the last four years, I have experienced all modes of teaching, technology-driven, both offline and online. My belief is that the ‘chalk and blackboard’ benefits both the Teacher and the Students in many ways. The teacher needs to prepare well for the lesson, has flexibility in delivery,Continue reading “Chalk and blackboard”

Women have played a significant role in drafting the Constitution

“Republic Day is the day when the moral fibre of our country was established. It took Dr.B.R.Ambedkar and 389 people from all religions and regions to sit together for three years and draft the Constitution of India. This included 15 women who played a significant role. Republic Day should not be looked at as aContinue reading “Women have played a significant role in drafting the Constitution”

Farewell Dr.Raja Smarta

As a Product Manager in the Pharma Industry during the 90s, we used to look forward to reading the ‘Interlink’ Letter. This was a booklet with valuable reading material on different topics in the Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Industry. It was published by Dr.Raja Smarta, Founder, and Chairman of Interlink Marketing Consultancy a pioneer in PharmaContinue reading “Farewell Dr.Raja Smarta”

Tamils learning Hindi -National Integration

It was heartening to discover that five Tamil girls in 2nd Year PUC at Parikrma Junior College, Bengaluru, have chosen Hindi as the language in their curriculum. What was even more interesting to note is that the Hindi Teacher Jerome Hemmery is also a Tamilian. This is what I call National Integration and bridging North-SouthContinue reading “Tamils learning Hindi -National Integration”