Muharram in fact is the first month of Muslim Calendar consisting of twelve months as other calendars. Being based on lunar cycles it differs from other lunar cycle based systems in that it is without any calculation corrections to bring it in synchronizations of seasons with the months like the ‘Adhik Mas’ of Hindu calendar. The literal meaning of the word Muharram is “That which is forbidden.” or anything sacred. [..]
I was surprised at how vocal the Business Leaders were at 10 Downing Street on 18th September 2013 on the occasion of reception hosted by UK Prime Minster and George Osborne, Chancellor of the Exchequer. It was an august gathering.
Andrew Feldman (Chairman of the Conservative Party & Chairman of the Party Board) spoke first and said how important business people are in the UK for development. The Chancellor even spoke about how to reduce the debt of the country and invited suggestions.
Finally the Prime Minister addressed all and clearly stated the importance of developing infrastructure of the country, manufacturing sector, natural resources etc.. He also came forward to engage him where his presence can help develop UK Company’s businesses. [..]
During a conchological survey of the water bodies and other damp localities around Udaipur city of Rajasthan with Dr. Satish Kumar Sharma, a few specimens of Giant African Land Snail were collected in Panchwati near a nallah on 17th July 1996. [..]
Come elections at any level -Panchayat to Parliament, and the media gets busy in projecting the contest between Muslims and the rest. [..]
At 1115 hrs on 1 January 1987, I saw a White breasted Kingfisher on the parapet of a nullah near my house in Panchwati Udaipur. The bird had a frog in its beak. [..]
The Muslims from all the countries these days have congregated at Mecca, Saudi Arabia at this time to perform one of most important of their religious obligations to perform Hajj, a pilgrimage to Mecca at least once with the condition that they have the means for it- from physical and financial point of view. [..]
Indian political parties, almost all of them are showing remarkable capacity in circumventing electoral laws and bringing Indian attachment to their religious traditions into play during election campaigns. [..]
The question, why did I or we grew up! Okay it’s a trap and that too, a deadly one. Not death, but still not living alive. And the most harmful effect of this- I am on my own now. Because I am searching the love outside the room, the room filled of few friends and family members and still I can’t smell the love in the air, yet I am breathing the same. [..]
My father T. H. Tehsin shot a number of Sambars and Manipur Deers or Thamin (Cervus eldi) in northeast India in the 1930s. One aspect of his observation is particularly interesting. The habitat of Thamin is full of leaches. [..]
Everything is possible, if you are willing to take the other way around. This road will only end, where you will be giving up else it will keep going along with you the way you go. [..]