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English Literature – Article ☆ Wah Ustaad! – Mr Vinay Madhav Gokhale

☆ Wah Ustaad! - Mr Vinay Madhav Gokhale☆ It was on a Sunday morning. I was sipping my morning cuppa when my attention was drawn to the news in ‘Sakal’ about a Pune district level carrom tournament being underway. I had this long cherished wish to watch one. With not much having to do for the day, I decided today was going to be it. A call was made to Ajay, a late-afternoon time was fixed and there we were, standing in the table tennis rooms at Nehru stadium. There already was a motley crowd inside comprising mostly of spectators like us, tournament organizers wearing the caps, few of them wearing their club ‘T’ shirts and then there were friends and supporters of the individual players or clubs etc. Why so much crowd for a district level Carrom tournament, I wondered. I was to get an apt answer soon. The air inside was stuffy with practically no air conditioning or circulation in place....
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English Literature – Article ☆ Shri M K Pardhi – A Centurian Journalist remembers … ☆ Shri Ajeet Singh, Ex-Director (News) Doordarshan

Shri Ajeet Singh  (We present an article ‘Shri M K Pardhi - A Centurian Journalist remembers ... ’ written by Shri Ajeet Singh ji, Ex-Director (News), Doordarshan.) We are extremely thankful to Shri Ajeet Singh ji for sharing experience of Shri M K Pardhi ji who celebrated his 100th birthday on 18th December 2020.  💐 e-abhivyakti family extends heartiest greetings to Shri M K Pardhi ji.💐)  ☆ Shri M K Pardhi - A Centurian Journalist remembers ... : Shri Ajeet Singh ☆ Shri M.K . Pardhi,  a former officer of the Indian Information Service, who completed one hundred years of his glorious life Friday, is proud of his one special assignment and has a deep regret for another in his long professional career as a journalist. Shri Pardhi who is hale and hearty shared some of his experiences today at a webinar organised by All India Radio Pune to mark the occasion. People from different parts of India joined to wish him a happy birth day and listen to his experiences and advice for the new...
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English Literature – Article ☆ Meet my friend Swami Sudarshanam…. ☆ Shri Ajeet Singh, Ex-Director (News) Doordarshan

Shri Ajeet  Singh  (We present an article ‘Meet my friend Swami Sudarshanam...’ written by Shri Ajeet Singh ji, Ex-Director (News), Doordarshan. We are extremely thankful to Shri Ajeet Singh ji for sharing experience of his friend Mr. Srinivasan Sudarshanam now Swami Sudarshanam while he was AIR’s correspondent in New Delhi who covered reporting of 13/12 attack from inside Parliament.)  ☆ Meet my friend Swami Sudarshanam... : Shri Ajeet Singh ☆ Srinivasan Sudarshanam wanted to be an army officer after doing his B.A. in Literature in Sailam city of Tamilnadu. Medical test held at Roorkee in present day Uttarakhand, failed him. Living with his sister in New Delhi, he tried for several jobs and got the post of a Public Relations Officer in the Delhi Industrial Development Corporation where he worked for about nine years. In between, he cleared the UPSC examination for the Indian Information Service in 1983 and was posted as a Correspondent in the All India Radio where he worked for over 22 years. Taking voluntary retirement in 2005, feeling that it...
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English Literature ☆ Stories ☆ Weekly Column – Samudramanthanam – 19 – Dhanvantari ☆ Mr. Ashish Kumar

Mr Ashish Kumar (It is difficult to comment about young author Mr Ashish Kumar and his mythological/spiritual writing.  He has well researched Hindu Philosophy, Science and quest of success beyond the material realms. I am really mesmerized.  I am sure you will be also amazed.  We are pleased to begin a series on excerpts from his well acclaimed book  “Samudramanthanam” .  According to Mr Ashish  “Samudramanthanam is less explained and explored till date. I have tried to give broad way of this one of the most important chapter of Hindu mythology. I have read many scriptures and take references from many temples and folk stories, to present the all possible aspects of portrait of Samudramanthanam.”  Now our distinguished readers will be able to read this series on every Saturday.)     Amazon Link – Samudramanthanam  ☆ Weekly Column – Samudramanthanam – 19 – Dhanvantari ☆  Now the churning of ‘Kshirasāgara’ is looking balance and both the teams doing it again with full enthusiasm with lots of hopes. Pushing and pulling of...
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English Literature ☆ Stories ☆ Weekly Column – Samudramanthanam – 18 – Kamadhenu ☆ Mr. Ashish Kumar

Mr Ashish Kumar (It is difficult to comment about young author Mr Ashish Kumar and his mythological/spiritual writing.  He has well researched Hindu Philosophy, Science and quest of success beyond the material realms. I am really mesmerized.  I am sure you will be also amazed.  We are pleased to begin a series on excerpts from his well acclaimed book  “Samudramanthanam” .  According to Mr Ashish  “Samudramanthanam is less explained and explored till date. I have tried to give broad way of this one of the most important chapter of Hindu mythology. I have read many scriptures and take references from many temples and folk stories, to present the all possible aspects of portrait of Samudramanthanam.”  Now our distinguished readers will be able to read this series on every Saturday.)     Amazon Link – Samudramanthanam  ☆ Weekly Column – Samudramanthanam – 18 – Kamadhenu ☆  As ‘Kamadhenu’ first glimpse is visible to outer world people. All Sura, Asura, sages even Lord Brahma feel that they are fed with sweet milk...
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English Literature – Article ☆ BSF Day – Life on the edge for BSF wives…. ☆ Shri Ajeet Singh

Shri Ajeet Singh (We present an article ‘Life on the edge for BSF wives....’ on the eve of  BSF Day – 1st December written by Shri  Ajeet  Singh ji, Director (News), Doordarshan. We are extremely thankful to Shri Ajeet Singh ji for sharing his experience while he was AIR's correspondent in Jammu and Kashmir for over 19 years.)  ☆ BSF Day - 1st December ☆ Sometime in Srinagar: Life on the edge for BSF wives...☆ (Writer Shri Ajeet Singh ji was AIR's correspondent in Jammu and Kashmir for over 19 years.  He retired as Director of News, Doordarshan, Hisar.) Sometime in Srinagar: Mrs Ekka suddenly held me by both my wrists and asked me to tell the truth as I, standing at the door, conveyed her a message that she should get ready to go to the army Base Hospital in Srinagar and a vehicle was on the way to pick her up. Her husband, BSF Assistant Commandant Ekka who lived in the room next to mine in the Safe Zone declared Tourist Reception Centre, had been injured in...
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English Literature – Article ☆ World Television Day ☆ Shri Ajeet Singh

Shri Ajeet Singh (We present an article 'World Television Day' on the eve of  World Television Day - 21st November  written by Shri  Ajeet  Singh ji, Director (News), Doordarshan. We are extremely thankful to Shri Ajeet Singh ji for this informative and well researched article based on his experience.)  ☆ World Television Day ☆ Shri Ajeet Singh☆  This day let's ponder over the impact television now has on our personal, familial, social and political life. Not going into the well known history of this audio visual medium, suffice to say that it has gradually changed our lives in a big way. It cut down our time for Radio, cinema and print media significantly. TV started making real impact in America and European countries in fifties of the last century. The first Presidential debates in 1960 between John Kennedy and Richard Nixon marked the moment that the television had arrived. In India the impact came in early eighties through 9th Asian Games, introduction of colour TV, and then the serial saga through Hum Log, Ramayan...
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English Literature ☆ Stories ☆ Weekly Column – Samudramanthanam – 16 – Ear  Rings ☆ Mr. Ashish Kumar

Mr Ashish Kumar (It is difficult to comment about young author Mr Ashish Kumar and his mythological/spiritual writing.  He has well researched Hindu Philosophy, Science and quest of success beyond the material realms. I am really mesmerized.  I am sure you will be also amazed.  We are pleased to begin a series on excerpts from his well acclaimed book  “Samudramanthanam” .  According to Mr Ashish  “Samudramanthanam is less explained and explored till date. I have tried to give broad way of this one of the most important chapter of Hindu mythology. I have read many scriptures and take references from many temples and folk stories, to present the all possible aspects of portrait of Samudramanthanam.”  Now our distinguished readers will be able to read this series on every Saturday.)     Amazon Link – Samudramanthanam  ☆ Weekly Column – Samudramanthanam – 16 – Ear  Rings ☆  On bright evening of Kartika maas, Krishna paksha Asthmi or Ahoi asthmai evening, churning was on decent pace. A servant came in between, offered  salute...
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English Literature ☆ Stories ☆ Weekly Column – Samudramanthanam – 15 – Varunai ☆ Mr. Ashish Kumar

Mr Ashish Kumar (It is difficult to comment about young author Mr Ashish Kumar and his mythological/spiritual writing.  He has well researched Hindu Philosophy, Science and quest of success beyond the material realms. I am really mesmerized.  I am sure you will be also amazed.  We are pleased to begin a series on excerpts from his well acclaimed book  “Samudramanthanam” .  According to Mr Ashish  “Samudramanthanam is less explained and explored till date. I have tried to give broad way of this one of the most important chapter of Hindu mythology. I have read many scriptures and take references from many temples and folk stories, to present the all possible aspects of portrait of Samudramanthanam.”  Now our distinguished readers will be able to read this series on every Saturday.)     Amazon Link – Samudramanthanam  ☆ Weekly Column – Samudramanthanam – 15 – Varunai ☆  It is bright morning of Kartik month Kirshna paksha fourth Tithi means day of Karva Chautha. Gentle breeze was blowing over ‘Kshirasāgara’ and churning was...
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English Literature ☆ Stories ☆ Weekly Column – Samudramanthanam – 14 – Chandra ☆ Mr. Ashish Kumar

Mr Ashish Kumar (It is difficult to comment about young author Mr Ashish Kumar and his mythological/spiritual writing.  He has well researched Hindu Philosophy, Science and quest of success beyond the material realms. I am really mesmerized.  I am sure you will be also amazed.  We are pleased to begin a series on excerpts from his well acclaimed book  “Samudramanthanam” .  According to Mr Ashish  “Samudramanthanam is less explained and explored till date. I have tried to give broad way of this one of the most important chapter of Hindu mythology. I have read many scriptures and take references from many temples and folk stories, to present the all possible aspects of portrait of Samudramanthanam.”  Now our distinguished readers will be able to read this series on every Saturday.)     Amazon Link – Samudramanthanam  ☆ Weekly Column – Samudramanthanam – 14 – Chandra ☆   All the activities over earth are going very normal and as routine because all the demigods and Asura, Rakshasa were busy in the churning of...
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