Winds of Change

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By Sunil Kumar Watching Netflix and Obama with Letterman. So; flashing back to one of the final events I attended last year; a discussion on China featuring an Australian Richard Rigby; an ex-diplomat and Pramit Pal Chaudhari; who was I …

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Litfest: Day 3

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By Sunil Kumar Finally; concluding my account of the 6th TOI Mumbai Litfest I went to(2017) and the Sunday(Dec 17) in general. After a delightful, spiritually uplifting lecture by an ISKCON Prabhu; I decided to take an UBERPool to the …

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देववानी प्रवेसिका

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By Sunil Kumar आ नो भद्राः करतवो कष्यन्तु विश्वतो. – Let noble thoughts come to us from every side(Rig Veda) An attempt to get acquainted with the divine language has led me to understanding the many variations of its grammar. …

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Why did India-China relations go bad?

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By Sunil Kumar   Thanks. You’re right in saying that India and China never had any large-scale conflicts for thousands of years. But; both countries were not a single political unit in the modern sense until the middle of the …

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Would you visit Westworld?

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By Sunil Kumar Would be an interesting experience. There should also be scope for mods; tweaks in the whole spectrum; so that we could visit different times and places. Related articles CIO interview: Mia Forsäng, Swedish municipality Vara

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Mann Ki Baat: Udta Schizophrenia And The Middle Class

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By Sunil Kumar Social inclusion; foreign trips and warped justice. As a member of the great Indian middle class; the story here is of aspirations, dreams and a vision. Infrastructure could have been instrumental in building quality of life; but …

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The Age of Modi

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By Sunil Kumar In the digital age; the quest for fifteen minutes(seconds, nanoseconds) of fame has led to an explosion of ideas; and egotist odes to oneself. The current PM of India seems to have ridden the cusp of this …

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Building Smart Cities

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By Sunil Kumar Narendra Modi‘s vision of smart cities has an outlay of 75,000 crores($12.5 billion); stated Ravikant Malhan; Schneider Electric in a technology forum. Independent India has only two examples of planned cities; Chandigarh and Gandhinagar. In a 2015 …

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