कोरोना वाली ईद – II

लो आ गयी ईद. महीने भर के रोज़े के बाद आ गयी ईद. बच्चों ने भी रोज़ा रखा था. ईद के चाँद देख बच्चे खुश है. वो बच्चे हैं, शायद इसी लिए खुश है. और हम “बचें” है, शायद इस लिए हम खुश है. सेवई…

Blog, kannada

Kannada: Numbers

I planned to blog the Kannada lessons, as my kid learn in their class. I started with this post of mine, but lost track because of other work commitments. Now as they revise their units, in the year end, I thought lets continue the series….


Learning Kannada with Kids

Starting this year, my daughter, who moves to grade 1, will be having Kannada as a subject in her school. And since we are not the native Kannada speakers, it presented us a good opportunity to learn this rich local language, along with her. In…


Vacuum Cleaner prototype

As Jr. is having his time to experiment in this lockdown, he has come up with a prototype of vacuum cleaner. Good that he understands now the difference between a normal fan, and sucking pump.


कोरोना लॉकडाउन: ईद पर इस बार ‘प्रेमचंद का हामिद’ ईदगाह जाएगा

बीबीसी में छपे इस लेख में संवाददाता फ़ैसल मोहम्मद अली ने एक सवाल किआ “ईद पर इस बार ‘प्रेमचंद का हामिद’ क्यों नहीं जाएगा ईदगाह”. मेरा ये प्रयास है इस प्रश्न का उत्तर तलाशने का। आइये पहले “ईदगाह” को जाने। ईदगाह उपन्‍यासकार सम्राट मुंशी प्रेमचंद…

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Cycling to Nandi hill

Nandi hill is a small hilltop in north of Bangalore. Depending on which part of Bangalore one is, the distance to Nandi hill is around 70 km. In Bangalore, I think it is a dream of almost every cycling enthusiast’s to peddle on the mighty…