Mango: king of all fruits

A particular fruit is designated as the national fruit of a country when it fulfills some key fundamental requirements. It must represent a powerful facet of the cultural attributes that a country wants to convey to the world. 

Bundle of joy

Her Majesty the Queen again became a great-grand mother this month. Our congratulations to her on the birth of her great grand son, Rys Evans Mountbatten. We must concede that the baby has taken birth with a silver spoon in his mouth. He will have every happiness that life has to offer. 

I write this in context with letters in AV from Baroness Flather, Miss A and Miss B. Since Hinduism is a vast and complex religion for common person to understand, many sects have sprung up from it to lead its followers with clarity and simplicity...

Every year on May 1, people from all over the world celebrate Labour Day (or May Day, as it is called in India). The idea is to gain as much from this day as one can for oneself. But, what no one does is think about what this day truly stands...

The spring has now sprung. It is said that in spring, a young man’s thoughts turn to love. We, the letter writers of this column in AV, and its parralel column in GS, would like to meet our fellow contributors. The previously planned meeting...

Government is rightly worried that If Brexit goes through, there may be food shortages, at least in short term. But question is why, who is at fault! Answer is starring in our face. Government, the corridor of power is the culprit and to lesser...

In India, the election fever is in full swing and 4 out of 7 voting phases are already over. Very soon, the whole world will eagerly await the outcome and find out as to who will rule New Delhi. In order to tempt the voters, political parties...

I want to respond to Miss A's letter in Asian Voice of 26th April 2019. It starts with a headline "Does Hinduism discriminate against women?"

It seems epidemic of type 2 diabetes is spreading like bush fire that engulfs everything in its path and Asian community is not spared either. Few decades back, it was hardly mentioned, not even in a GP surgery, now one in four beds in NHS hospital...

I was astonished to see the Sri Lankan prime minister allowing himself to smile during his televised press conference following terrorist attacks on the island’s churches and hotels. 



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