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  • My experience at the International Purple Fest 2024

    My International Purple Fest Experience I had the opportunity to attend the International Purple Fest in Goa for the second time from January 10th to 13th, 2024. It was an amazing experience that exceeded my expectations. The event was very well organized and offered a lot of activities and sessions for people with disabilities and…

  • VPAT 2.5 is here!

    Information Technology Industry Council (ITIC) has just released an updated version of Accessibility Conformance Report (ACR) popularly known as VPAT (Voluntary Product Accessibility Template. VPAT stands for Voluntary Product Accessibility Template. It is a document used in the information technology industry to evaluate the accessibility of a product or system with respect to established accessibility…

  • Karnataka Rajyotsava 2023

    Karnataka Rajyotsava 2023

    November 1st every year is observed as state formation day of Karnataka (Rajyotsava). This day is observed with a series of meaningful activities to showcase culture of the state. In the apartment we live in, we are observing with a great enthusiasm. In the morning, we will have flag hoisting with Rachel Shetty, as our…

  • Greetings on Teachers Day 2023

    Greetings on Teachers Day 2023

    Every year on September 5th, India comes together to celebrate Teachers’ Day, a day dedicated to the tireless educators who shape the future of our nation. It is a day to remember and honor the birthday of Shri. Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, the second President of India and a distinguished philosopher, whose contributions to education and…

  • Leader – Telugu Movie Review

    Over the weekend, I have watched “Leader”, Telugu movie and indeed impressed with the concept. Though I’m aware similar to “Bharath ane nenu” movie, concept of this movie too is just works in theory and unfortunately, we won’t see this happen. Chief Minister of a state gets killed and as usual, it showcases as a…

  • Bharath (India) at 76 – what are my wishes for this year?

    Firstly, greetings to all my fellow citizens of India on the auspecious occasion of India Independence day. It’s great to see many wonderful activities are taking place across the country. I had a privilage to attend Independence Day Celebrations at our Apartment and Lourds English Medium School along with fellow rotarians. It has been wonderful…

  • How to identify if a doctor is providing genuine advice?

    Now-a-days, there are too many health professionals, clinics and multi-speciality hospitals and it’s hard to feel who is providing genuine advice. We also have heard that we may go with some problem but end up diaognise for something else. We have personally experienced with a hospital in our area that advice patient to get admitted…

  • My initial thoughts about Rotary Club

    While I’m familier about Rotary Club for many years, recently our neighbour Sandeep J and his mother-in-law Smt. Manjula aunty have reached out to us asking if we are interested to be part of Rotary activities. I went for one of their weekly meetings and felt that Rotary is all about doing some service that…

  • Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) 2023 – how did I celebrate?

    Wow, 12th edition of Global Accessibility Awareness Day witnessed several interesting events both in person and virtual across the world. It’s encouraging to see momentum is growing every year. I’m sure it’s fulfilling moment for its Founders Joe Devon and Jennison. For GAAD 2023, I have been privilaged nad honored to participants in several events.…

  • Take photographs as appropriate

    Yesterday, we have visited newly opened campus of Isha Foundation at Chikkaballapur, towards Hyderabad Highway from Bangalore. It’s a huge premise being built to promote Dharma. It’s being built with high standards to ensure comfort of its visitors. Yesterday, they have arranged live streaming the activities happening from Isha Foundation, Coimbatore on account of Mahashivaratri.…