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Posts published in February 2015

Destination: Kashmir (1957) – 2

From Qazigund it took around 2 hours to be in Srinagar. In doing so we travelled through some idyllic country in the Valley. The green fields were bathed in brilliant morning sunshine with distant blue hills in the background made the whole Valley very seductive. No…

A Review of TTU’s “Sound Encounters”

Last night’s concert at Texas Tech University was a montage of sounds and ensembles ranging from a Romantic symphony to a Mariachi band.  The evening began with the Texas Tech University Symphonic Wind Ensemble performing ‘Sinfonia#3 “La Salsa,” I. Tumbao’ with a dance-like beat.   The instrumental…

Maroon 5 coming to Texas in February

The popular music group from Los Angeles, California  Maroon 5 is coming to Texas in February. along with Magic!, and Rozzi Krane.   They will be in Dallas, Texas on February 16, 2015, and in Houston on February 17, 2015 as a part of their World Tour.…

Britain’s Paedophile Elite to be investigated by NZ Judge

Britain has appointed A New Zealand judge to lead an inquiry into historic child sex abuse allegations. High Court  Judge Lowell Goddard was chosen from 150 candidates because she has no connections to the British establishment. The problem in Britain is so widespread that it proved…

Still endangered despite rise in their numbers

A lot of cheer has been brought to tiger and wildlife lovers by the latest Tiger Census conducted in late 2014. There seems to have been a revival in its numbers after the dismal count of 2006 when it had registered 1411 tigers. A marginal increase…

DESTINATIONS: KASHMIR (1957)

In the summer of 1957 my father suddenly decided to take a trip to Kashmir. My (late) second brother was posted there and, more importantly, he had s spacious house. My mother was very excited and naturally so. She had not stirred out of Gwalior since…

South Africa’s Criminal Cops

In the wake of another damming report the South African Police Service (SAPS) is spending R25 million on external communications companies in a bid to polish the image of the force and that of national commissioner Riah Phiyega. On 28 February 2015 the South African Institute for…

Theft over $ 400,000 and was arrested at nightclub

Orlando Luis Rivas Páucar, went from being a confidant of a security company responsible for transferring securities and money, to be one of the most wanted persons of Peru. With 34 years on his shoulders, Luis Rivas, had begun six months ago to work as a…

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