Before opposing jallikattu, Why you should know about the Vechur and Khariar species…


Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it -George Santyana The near extinction of Vechur species of cattle in Kerala, Khariar species in Orissa and why we should never repeat the mistakes of our brothers. Vechur- the smallest breed of cows , once given as a dowry/gift to the newly weds in … Continue reading Before opposing jallikattu, Why you should know about the Vechur and Khariar species…

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Perseverance, Motivation and Moral support!


As I sit at the Delhi Airport , after attending my first Vitreo-retinal Society of India conference, I keep thinking back at the days when I wanted to drop out of Surgical retina training. Back in 2013, hardly a month after I had finished my Post graduation In ophthalmology, I entered into Surgical retina fellowship, … Continue reading Perseverance, Motivation and Moral support!

A visit to the Native Indian Cattle show – support Jallikattu! Save the Indian native cattle breed


Sunday mornings usually start at 11 AM for me. That's the time I usually wake up on Sundays. But today was different as I got up at 8 AM to get ready for an event I had been looking forward to for quite sometime now. The native Indian cattle show, organised by the one and … Continue reading A visit to the Native Indian Cattle show – support Jallikattu! Save the Indian native cattle breed

Photography-Tamron 70-300 mm VC first clicks


So on the day of my little¬†princess' birth, I received the much awaited Tamron 70-300 mm VC model. Since I was caught up with my baby, I couldn't go out to test it out on the field. Yesterday i had some time off and so I decided to head-off to Sulur lake,Coimbatore as suggested by … Continue reading Photography-Tamron 70-300 mm VC first clicks

The arrival of my little Princess..


Wow!! I became a dad yesterday!! What a journey it has been...:) My wife's 1 month of stay at the hospital for a threatened Pre-term, all the anxiety, and what not!! Finally at 35+6 weeks, our little princess arrived yesterday.:) With beautiful eyes as my wife's, when she looked at me, it was such a … Continue reading The arrival of my little Princess..

Diabetic Retinopathy-a man and his life


As a retina specialist, i come across many patients with Diabetic Retinopathy. I would like to tell about a few people who had an unfortunate change of their life due to diabetic retinopathy. Patients who i have seen in my OPD and who still come for follow up. You wouldn't be surprised if I told … Continue reading Diabetic Retinopathy-a man and his life