I am happy to record that Vishakha(my grand daughter) has passed II PUC exam with 92% overall & 96.3% in Physics,Chemistry & Biology. She wants to do BVSc(veterinary). Congrats & best wishes to dear Vishakha!
Chetu(My br-in-law Pratap’s daughter) was delivered of a female child on 27th April 2013(Saturday) at Ranga Dorai Hospital, Shankarapuram, Bangalore. The mother & baby are doing fine. Hearty congrats to Chetu & Ganesh Kamath .
Noted Flautist of Karnataka & a disciple of legendry TR Mahalingam, Vid BG Srinivas was felicitated by his disciples(including yours truly) & a Gold bracelet was presented to him on his completing 75 years at an impressive ceremony held at the Maradi Subbiah Kalyanamantapa, Hanumanthnagar, Bangalore on the 20th April 2013. Vid S Shankar a noted Vocalist presided over the function. After rendering of a few compositions by his disciples, Pancharatna Keertanes were sung under the lead voice of Vid Shankar. For more pics taken on the occasion click here.
Papu & his colleague Dr & Mrs Prakash W Kashkhedikar left for Phoenix, Arizona on a month long tour. Dr Prakash’s daughter Apoorva is graduating from University of Arizona on 8th May 2013.
Bon Voyage to Papu, Dr & Mrs Prakash
Papu & I performed the Grihapravesam of our flats on 31st March 2013 at Suraj Ganga Socrates Apartments , Kanakapura Road Bangalore 560062. The Grihapravesam was followed by Satyanarayana Puja in the 2nd floor. About 50 families who belonged to our first circle of relatives attended the function. It was well conducted by our own purohit Shri Krishna Prakash.
Pics taken on the occasion are available on this link:click here
Geetha, Meera, Jayshri & Srinath visited our place on 18th March 2013. They were accompanied by Tapan, Jayshri’s grand son. A few pics taken on the occasion are here.
It is with deep regret that I record the passing away my dear nephew(son of my cousin Ahalya Venkataramiah) at Calgary,Alberta, Canada on the 26th Feb 2013. He was suffering from cancer of the liver. He was 47 & is survived by his wife Suma & son Nikhil. May God give the courage to the bereaved family to bear the cruel & untimely shock.
The Governor of Rotary Dist 3190, Rtn Badri Prasad visited with his Ann Jayshree Rotary Bangalore Hanumanthnagar on Thursday the 17th Jan 2013. The venue was the National Association For The Blind, Jeevan Bima Nagar, Bangalore-560075. The Dist Secretary Rtn Suresh Hari was also present. For the pictures taken on the occasion click here.
We were happy to receive Mr & Mrs Mahesh Bail this morning. He was 3 years junior to me at BIT & is now settled in Houston Texas. He has a son, who is a practicing lawyer in the US & an un married daughter who has become a devotee of Swami Nityananda & lives in Los Angeles. Both Mr & Mrs Bail have become absolute devotees of Nityananda of Bidadi since 2007. Pics taken on the ocassion of his visit are at the link below.They are leaving for US on 13th early morning.