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My America Tour -9

My America Tour -9 Telugu Original : Avula Gopala Krishna Murty (AGK) English Translation: Komala Venigalla News Papers and Journalism Democracy is promoted and protected by four pillars–education, local bodies, law courts and news papers-media. This is true not only in America but also in our country. Dictatorships function differently. We have nothing to do […]

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My America Tour -8

My America Tour -8 Telugu Original : Avula Gopala Krishna Murty (AGK) English Translation: Komala Venigalla Children are Children Anywhere While touring Ohio state we went to Jackson school at Eaton. We wanted to see the children in their classrooms, mainly up to sixth class. We went to 4th class. Here first three classes are […]

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My America Tour -7

My America Tour -7 Telugu Original : Avula Gopala Krishna Murty (AGK) English Translation: Komala Venigalla Education system We have to observe and study deeply the education system of a country to see whether it has  a better future and  can create the  opportunities to prove themselves the best citizens. Americans are of the opinion […]

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My America Tour -6

My America Tour -6 Telugu Original : Avula Gopala Krishna Murty (AGK) English Translation: Komala Venigalla WITHIN TWO MONTHS I set foot on American soil on 15th August and left it on 14th October. Exactly two months time I traveled for 10 thousand miles in New York, Ohio, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, California, Arizona, Texas, Arkansas, […]

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My America Tour -5

My America Tour -5 Telugu Original : Avula Gopala Krishna Murty (AGK) English Translation: Komala Venigalla Government and People America has federal constitution-young in age. In 1492 Christopher Columbus, an Italian sailor was deputed by the king of Spain to  sail to India. On the way he landed in America and thought it was India. […]

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My America Tour -4

My America Tour -4 Telugu Original : Avula Gopala Krishna Murty (AGK) English Translation: Komala Venigalla America hospitality America hospitality is a special feature found everywhere.In ancient days India was well known for its hospitality.But these days that spirit is changing  in our own country. Americans  are very good hosts. I was a house-guest at […]

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My America Tour -3 Telugu Original : Avula Gopala Krishna Murty (AGK) English Translation: Komala Venigalla On the way After watching the beauties of nature while  flying high in the skies we had our first halt at Derham, an oil rich sandy city in Saudi Arabia. The airport was not specially attractive and there was […]

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My Life Memoirs-24 My Life, Full of Beautiful Memories -Venigalla Komala   Our Grand Children           Rohit did his studies in Sherwood School (Primary), Parkland Middle School and Winston Churchill High School (Potomac) Parkland Middle School admits only very bright students,  they  are called – gifted and talented students. He did […]

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My Life Memoirs-23 My Life, Full of Beautiful Memories -Venigalla Komala   41 Chloe- Our Pet           Naveena, Hemanth and Rahul brought home 6- week old puppy from a dog breeder in Pennsylvania. She is beautiful, with big expressive eyes. Initially , I was worried how to take care of her. […]

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My Life Memoirs-22 My Life, Full of Beautiful Memories -Venigalla Komala   40. Americans Love Corn Corn has a history that goes back  several  thousand years. It thrived and eventually found its way to the center of American diet and- America is now the largest producer and consumer of corn. Corn is inexpensive. Corn is […]

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My Life Memoirs-21 My Life, Full of Beautiful Memories -Venigalla Komala   15.Naveena’s Marriage  Hemanth was a student of Nizam College and knew both Raju and Naveena. He was working in the Indian Embassy, in Washington D.C and came home to Hyderabad on vacation; He came home to Jubilee Hills and took Naveena’s Bangalore address. […]

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My Life Memoirs-20 My Life, Full of Beautiful Memories -Venigalla Komala   37.Our Friends in America Prof. Krishna Kumar and his wife Jyothirmayi Alapati : They are our friends from India and long ago settled in America. The Professor is a very –knowledgeable person  and takes deep interest in our Puranas and Vedas. Being a […]

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My Life Memoirs-19 My Life, Full of Beautiful Memories -Venigalla Komala   36.Our Friends from several walks of life It is going to be a longlist. It is not just ‘name dropping’ but I respect and sincerely feel that all these people are our good friends and well-wishers. They are all from different walks of […]

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My Life Memoirs-18 My Life, Full of Beautiful Memories -Venigalla Komala   34. Raju moves to New York The new management of The Wall Street Journal invited Raju to New York to work with them. His past experience and accomplishments led him back there. For Raju it was like going back home. He took charge […]

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My Life Memoirs-17 My Life, Full of Beautiful Memories -Venigalla Komala   32. Raju  Created His Brain- Child:  ‘Mint’ Raju accepted the invitation of the management of  Hindustan Times, Delhi, to create a business paper for them. Here, he found an opportunity to serve India, his motherland where he was born, raised and educated. He […]

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My Life Memoirs-16 My Life, Full of Beautiful Memories -Venigalla Komala   30. 9-11-2001 New York City was attacked by terrorists on 11th September 2001. It was night time in India. We lost electricity for some time in our area that night so we couldn’t watch T.V. and we did not know about the terrible […]

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My Life Memoirs-15 My Life, Full of Beautiful Memories -Venigalla Komala   28.Rahul’s Birth After my knee surgery in February 2000, we returned to America in the first week of May. We spent a week with Raju and Kim in New York and then they drove us to Naveena. Naveena looked relaxed and more beautiful […]

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My Life Memoirs-14 My Life, Full of Beautiful Memories -Venigalla Komala   25. Raju and Kim in Pittsburgh We had been to Pittsburgh several times when Raju was working in the Pittsburgh bureau of The Wall Street Journal. The first time Hemanth, Naveena and Rohit drove us to Pittsburgh and they returned home the same […]

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My Life Memoirs-13 My Life, Full of Beautiful Memories -Venigalla Komala   24.Back To America We came back to Rohit at the end of May 1996. He recognized us and was very happy to see us. He was two years old by then,a happy, healthy child. Both of us were very happy to take charge […]

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My Life Memoirs-12 My Life, Full of Beautiful Memories -Venigalla Komala   22.My Radio Days My radio participation was very brief but I still remember that experience. My first entry was to conduct a quiz program for a group of high school students. When I was working in the college Mr.Veluri Sahajananda, then the programme director […]

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My Life Momoirs-11 My Life, Full of Beautiful Memories -Venigalla Komala   Raju  at WSJ and with Kim Raju got a job at The Wall Street Journal in early 1994. He was posted to Pittsburgh Bureau. Though Greg didn’t like to lose Raju’s service at Dayton Daily News, he was happy to relieve him, as WSJ […]

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My Life Momoirs-9 My Life, Full of Beautiful Memories -Venigalla Komala   16.Naveena’s Marriage  Hemanth was a student of Nizam College and knew both Raju and Naveena. He was working in the Indian Embassy, in Washington D.C and came home to Hyderabad on vacation; He came home to Jubilee Hills and took Naveena’s Bangalore address. He […]

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My Life Memoirs-7 My Life, Full of Beautiful Memories -Venigalla Komala   13.Naveena Becomes a Doctor Naveena joined Stanley Junior College for her Intermediate with the  Science group. She used to spend a lot of time on record work. She has beautiful hand writing. Raju used to take her help for any drawing work he needed […]

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My Life Memoirs-7 My Life, Full of Beautiful Memories -Venigalla Komala   Mr. Vijay Rajkumar and family Innaiah’s brother Vijaya Raj Kumar lived in Sangareddy for many years along with his wife Kanya Kumari and two sons- Devaraj Kumar and Rajendra Kumar. He cultivated his lands there and also ran a printing press. He was a […]

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My Life Memoirs-6 My Life, Full of Beautiful Memories -Venigalla Komala My Marriage with  Innaiah Narisetti on 31st May, 1964 Justice Sambasiva Rao  played an important role in fixing our marriage. He knew Innaiah closely as an active worker in the Humanist and Rationalist movement and in keeping with that, Innaiah refused to accept dowry […]

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My Life Memoirs-5 My Life, Full of Beautiful Memories -Venigalla Komala 6. My First Job I handled secondary grade training classes and two high-school sections apart from supervising training classes of B.Ed. students and guiding them in English Methodology.  In the hostel Ms. Vasantha and Ms. Josephine (both B.Ed. students) were my close friends. I […]

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My Life Memoirs-4 My Life, Full of Beautiful Memories -Venigalla Komala 5. MY STUDIES IN ANDHRA UNIVERSITY VISAKHAPATNAM  (1955-58 ) My father wanted me to study law. I always dreamed of being an English teacher, so I wanted to join B.A. (Hons) English Literature and language. My brother applied to both  on my behalf. He […]

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My Life Memoirs-3 My Life, Full of Beautiful Memories -Venigalla Komala 3.The people of my village Justice Avula Sambasiva Rao and his mother Ms. Bapamma  were the richest people in Mulpuru. But they were very humble and respectful to people, and that is why the whole family earned the esteem of the villagers. He was […]

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My Life Memoirs-2 My Life, Full of Beautiful Memories -Venigalla Komala 1.My Village – Mulpuru Mulpuru is considered a big village with planned houses and roads. A few houses of rich people are spacious; almost all houses have tiled roofs though here and there we find thatched roofs too. We have two small lakes on […]

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