Covid-19 pandemic in India through my eyes

Vaccination in India is starting tomorrow (Jan 2, 2021). I am not sure, how much time it would take for showing its impact but it would be at least few weeks. As per my earlier prediction, we are close to 2.5 lakh active cases by year end. I am expecting this to drop to about 1.5 lakh cases by January end. After that it may oscillate between 1 to 1.5 lakh active cases unless vaccination starts to show its impact and numbers drop to insignificant levels. This may take time till March 2021 or so.

We started hearing about Covid-19 virus in January 2020 and its growth in China. At that time it looked too far away from us. However it did not take much time to spread globally and India started to see rising cases in March. We had planned our University foundation day celebrations on March 14th, 2020. Along with celebrations, we had also planned to hand over various awards to students. On the night of March 13th, we got indication from Govt to shutdown student activities and we had to cancel the event and ask students to not come.

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Visit to my Village Narayanpur(Darbhanga, Bihar) after 8 years

I wrote this blog mainly to describe the changes I noticed in my villlage after a long gap of 8 years. I believe that these changes happening in the rural area are not being noticed by the policy makers and entrepreneurs. I feel that there are new possibilities .

My first memory of my village goes to an incident in my early childhood when I had suffered a burn when a rice pot tumbled and I also happened to fall in the hot water. It is still itched in my memory. I remember learning to walk again by holding walls. I also remember having gone through a near death experience in my mother’s native village when I was drowning in a pond while learning to swim. I used to visit my village once in 4-5 years when some family functions used to take place. 

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Dancing Sparks in ADITYA Tokamak(Nuclear Fusion Reactor)

This blog talks about how we started to notice sparks at different location on the top of machine, which had nothing to do with insulation failures but improper grounding and kept us clueless for long time.

This blog talks about how we started to notice sparks at different location on the top of machine, which had nothing to do with insulation failures but improper grounding and kept us clueless for long time.

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Sudden Silence in ADITYA Tokamak(Nuclear Fusion Reactor)

This blog is about an accident on Dec 1, 1999, when two of the ADITYA’s magnet coils broke apart from their support system and got thrown out. Important lessons can be learnt from this incident.

This blog is about an accident on Dec 1, 1999, when two of ADITYA’s magnet coils broke apart from their support system and got thrown out. Important lessons can be learnt from this incident.

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How Did I Start Cooking!

This is my story of how I started cooking. As with most Indian children, usual I did not get much chance to do any cooking in India When I went to USA I had got a room in International students house(I-House) in Berkeley. For the first few days, the mess facility was not available. I and one more friend of mine from Delhi went out to eat in a nearby Indian restaurant called “Pasand”. There we met a gentleman who was a helicopter pilot. He had gone from India on contract to Sprinkle pesticides in the agriculture field. While doing this he met with an accident as helicopter caught fire. He had an injury in his legs and he was not in a position to fly anymore 

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Mystery of Error Fields in ADITYA Tokamak(Nuclear Fusion Reactor)!

This blog talks about how in rush to complete the project, a major deviation during manufacturing of Magnet Coils was accepted that impacted the performance of the Machine throughout its life.

This blog talks about how in rush to complete the project, a major deviation during manufacturing of Magnet Coils was accepted that impacted the performance of the Machine throughout its life.

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सोरायसिस एवं विटिलिगो / ल्यूकोडर्मा, एक्जिमा इत्यादि चर्म रोगों के लिए आशा की किरण!

सोरायसिस एक त्वचा रोग है जो दुनिया की 2-3% आबादी (लगभग 12.5 करोड़) को प्रभावित करता है। भारत में, अस्पतालों के अध्ययन के आधार पर, लगभग 1% आबादी को प्रभावित करने का अनुमान है। यह ब्लॉग मैंने सोरायसिस के अपने अनुभव के आधार पर लिखा है, पर अब मुझे लगता है कि यह कुछ अन्य त्वचा रोगों जैसे विटिलिगो / ल्यूकोडर्मा, एक्जिमा आदि को भी मदद कर सकता है। यदि आप किसी भी हालत में सुझाए गए प्रोटोकॉल को अपनाते हैं तो कृपया टिप्पणी अनुभाग में परिणाम साझा भी करेंगे कि क्या फायदा हुआ? इस तरह, हम संभवतः दूसरों की भी मदद कर सकते हैं।

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सोरायसिस एक त्वचा रोग है जो दुनिया की 2-3% आबादी (लगभग 12.5 करोड़) को प्रभावित करता है। भारत में, अस्पतालों के अध्ययन के आधार पर, लगभग 1% आबादी को प्रभावित करने का अनुमान है। यह ब्लॉग मैंने सोरायसिस के अपने अनुभव के आधार पर लिखा है, पर अब मुझे लगता है कि यह कुछ अन्य त्वचा रोगों जैसे विटिलिगो / ल्यूकोडर्मा, एक्जिमा आदि को भी मदद कर सकता है। यदि आप किसी भी हालत में सुझाए गए प्रोटोकॉल को अपनाते हैं तो कृपया टिप्पणी अनुभाग में परिणाम साझा भी करेंगे कि क्या फायदा हुआ? इस तरह, हम संभवतः दूसरों की भी मदद कर सकते हैं।

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