Every author dreams of writing what becomes a best seller! The New York Times list of best sellers is in a sense a hallmark of having “got there”. Here is the list of Top Ten Books for 2010 from the New York Times. I was happy to find that amongst them was a book about cancer from an oncologist, Dr. Siddarth Mukherjee’s “The Emperor Of All Maladies”.
December 16 is celebrated as Vijay Diwas or Victory Day in India. It was on December 16, 1971 that the Pakistani forces in the then East Pakistan surrendered to end the 1971 December war between the two countries. Lt Gen Jagjit Singh Aurora, General Officer Commanding in Chief, Eastern Command accepted the surrender from Gen A A K Niazi. This is a memorable picture.