Last night I slept very well. Last week I had spent many a restless night tossing in bed and counting sheep to invite sleep. My invitation remained unaccepted. As usual I left my bed at 0500 hrs to get ready for my morning constitutional.
Manu Maharaj, the greatest law giver mankind has ever seen has prescribed ten pillars of Dharma. Among them the last two are: Satyam, Akrodho. The Truth and absence of anger are as important pillars of Dharma as the other eight ones that we may imbibe in other writings later on.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi came out on the streets of Kathmandu, capital of Nepal, just to say Namaste to common men and women around. He was in for a pleasant surprise. Those who saw him out on the road greeting people thronged to where he was and their number swelled in no time.
General Dalbir Singh, new Army Chief, is a son of the soil. Born in a village in district Jhajhar, Haryana, Dalbir was a seven year old boy when the Indo-China war took shape in 1962. On returning from the village school, he would sprint to the chaupal to keep himself abreast of the war news from the front.