When I joined Service in January, 1969, Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was in power. She was the most powerful Prime Minister that India had seen and could take quick decisions. She dared to challenge USA and broke Pakistan into two countries by winning the 1971 war. The Eastern part of Pakistan became free Bangladesh and thus in a way Indira Gandhi was the creator of a new country and made a mark in the history.
125 years ago, on 14th November was born one of the most charismatic man in one of the most wealthiest families of Allahabad who was destined to guide the destiny of India for quite sometime. Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru, the rich aristocrat chose to give up a life of ease to participate in India's struggle for freedom, going many times to jail.
Today is World Diabetes Day. Diabetes is called a silent killer because its symptoms are generally missed. One does not know whether he has Diabetes. Thus, the person does not go for treatment and gets killed silently. It is also a dangerous killer because it could lead to multi-organ failure.