Over A Cup of Evening Tea

Discouraging Useless Research
Columns, Over A Cup of Evening Tea

Discouraging Useless Research

By Dr. K. Javeed Nayeem, MD It has been reported that the Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry has recently issued an advisory to Central Universities in the country to discourage research scholars from selecting pointless topics as research subjects. It has done this in response to the concern expressed at a recent meeting in Delhi…

The Elusive Parking Meter!
Columns, Over A Cup of Evening Tea

The Elusive Parking Meter!

By Dr. K. Javeed Nayeem, MD Very recently it was announced that our city would be free from ‘Tiger Menace’ after our Traffic Police decided to wind up the arrangement of hiring tow trucks to pick up wrongly parked vehicles. The reason for this termination was that there were numerous complaints from the public that…

An Interesting Cyber-Chase!
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An Interesting Cyber-Chase!

By Dr. K. Javeed Nayeem, MD Last week a lady colleague of my son, Adnan, found upon arrival at the office that her very expensive mobile phone was missing. When a careful search in and around the office premises did not yield any results she rang up her number from the office only to find…

My childhood fascination for Chittor
Columns, Over A Cup of Evening Tea

My childhood fascination for Chittor

By Dr. K. Javeed Nayeem, MD Last Friday I wrote about my recent visit to the fortress town of Chittorgarh at Rajasthan and my very disappointing experience with the guide there who instead of guiding my family and me around the historically important sites was only hell-bent on narrating the storyline of the recently released…

A Tryst with Rani Padmini of  Chittor
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A Tryst with Rani Padmini of Chittor

By Dr. K. Javeed Nayeem From Udaipur which was our base, a day long excursion took my family and me to the fortress town of Chittorgarh, about a hundred-and-twenty kilometres North-East of it. Chittor was once the capital of the Mewar rulers who after the advent of field artillery shifted their base to Udaipur which…

Musings amid Lakes & Palaces
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Musings amid Lakes & Palaces

By Dr. K. Javeed Nayeem, MD As I said last Friday, our own Mysuru and distant Udaipur, which I visited recently with my family, seem like sister cities to me since they have both been seats of royalty and also because both have many Lakes and Palaces. It is a different matter that while we…

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