Spiralling cost of hospital parking

Hospital parking charges were introduced couple of decades ago, perhaps with the good intention of stopping commuters and shoppers, free lodgers who were occupying these spaces reserved for the sick and the disable visiting hospitals while on shopping expedition.

Blossoming friendship between India and Japan

Since BJP came to power under the astute guardianship of PM Narendra Modi, India’s prestige and respect has gone up in leaps and bounds throughout the world but in particular in Western world as well as among Islamic nations of Middle East and Central Asia which were alien nations under Congress misrule! PM Modi’s notable achievement is the establishment of close, friendly relations between Modi and Japanese PM Shinzo Abe who recently visited India at the invitation of PM Modi. 

Just about eight thousand years ago there were no humans on the land now we call British Isles. The present isles were still connected by land bridge to the main land Europe. Then successive waves of initial humans colonized the land from Isle...

After the great spending spree of Black Friday a couple of weeks ago, Christmas will soon be upon us, and the streets and shops have already become overcrowded with people on a shopping spree to buy presents for their friends and family. In...

Further to your very interesting article about the British Lohanas (p16-17, AV 1-7 Dec) please spare some more space to publish some additional information.

India’s growing importance as fastest growing economy in the world, especially under popular democracy, is a minor miracle, as India with all its diversity is more like mini continent rather than an independent nation of more than a billion...

The need for cheap energy is so great that countries are willing to take a gamble to be self-sufficient in energy sector. When countries like Saudi Arabia, Russia, Iran, Nigeria, Canada and Venezuela have abundance of oil and gas in reserve...

Why do so many elderly Asians have walking difficulties? Those afflicted are mostly obese, placing enormous pressure on their knees and feet as they heave their bodies forward with the help of walking sticks, zimmer frames and crutches.

The situation facing the councils is dire because of under-funding and ever increasing demands of security, housing, fighting crime, homelessness and inflation. Hence, Councils are appealing for cash injection to avoid ‘catastrophic collapse’...

At one of our recent social gatherings, I met someone whose both legs were amputated and he walked with, not one but two, crutches. On making enquiries of him I was told that this was the result of his untreated diabetes. The encounter has been...



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