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…

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

Cricket after a long time!!


India's and pretty much every ones world cup 2015 dream was shattered except Australia's last Sunday. So now it has left that bitter feeling of wanting "more" cricket in most of the Cricket fans I guess. I remember that during the IPL season back during UG days, we would start our own version of IPL … Continue reading Cricket after a long time!!

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