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Remembering other recent centenarians
The couple below – C.I. Mathew and Annamma Mathew – crossed their birth centenaries in their heavenly abode in 2015 and 2017 respectively, the last one early this month, on 2nd April, 2017. One of their last-taken family pictures can be seen below too.
80 Years, Thank God!
Dr. C. C. Abraham, aka Thampychayan, and my dad (Chacha), reached the milestone of 80 glorious years on January 27th, 2017. He has served the Kerala Agricultural University in various senior capacities as Dean, College of Horticulture; Dean, College of Forestry; Director of Research; and Professor and Head of Department of Entomology. On the occasion,Continue reading “80 Years, Thank God!”
http://m.christianpost.com/news/donald-trump-stephen-colbert-two-2-corinthians-bible-verse-liberty-university-155836/ A hilarious recitation of 2 Corinthians 3:17 by Trump and its aftermath: television host Stephen Colbert lampoons Trump. “For the Lord is the Spirit, and wherever the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom.” 2 Corinthians 3:17 NLT http://bible.com/116/2co.3.17.nlt
‘Asha Foundation’ Founder – Director gains National Recognition
Asha Foundation, translated as ‘Hope’ Foundation is doing pioneering work for HIV patients in India. Asha Foundation is the brainchild of Dr. Glory Alexander. Our extended family member Dr. Glory, wife of Dr. Alexander Thomas and daughter-in-law of Mrs & Mr. Oommen Thomas, was honored with Dr BC Roy National Award for the year 2010 underContinue reading “‘Asha Foundation’ Founder – Director gains National Recognition”
C I Jacob, Retd. Addl. Director of Agriculture, Kerala (s/o C I Abraham), celebrated his 80th birthday on June 12 with his siblings and families at Trivandrum. Photos are courtesy of his son Dr. Biji Jacob, Professor, Dept. of Electronics & Commn. Engg., College of Engineering, Trivandrum – 695016. In the annotated picture below, C.I. Jacob is shown as Joy. Continue reading “Birthday get-together”
Dr. B.C. Roy National Award Winner 2010
Dr. Glory Alexander received the Dr.B.C. Roy National Award for the year 2010 in the category of Social Medical Relief from the President of India, His Excellency Pranab Mukherjee on July 1st. Below are some pictures and paper reports. Congratulations Dr. Glory! Please find the family tree link for details.
Family Website First Anniversary 26 April
WORLD: Spring Equinox (start of Uttarayana or Sun’s northern ascent) – March 20 Earth Day – April 22 BRITAIN: Queen Elizabeth’s 90th Birthday – April 21 Shakespeare’s 400th death anniversary -April 23 KERALA: Vishu – April 14 (Sun directly over Kerala in its northerly ascent) VALLAMKULAM: Chathoth Vallamkulam Family Website Anniversary 26 April Haha! ItContinue reading “Family Website First Anniversary 26 April”
Our beloved Chennai – We mourn!
Posted below is the email received from the President of the Alumni Association of the Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai, of which I am a member. AN URGENT APPEAL FROM PRESIDENT, IITMAA Dear ALEX ABRAHAM , As you already know, our beloved Chennai has been hit by devastating and unprecedented floods with continuous rains forContinue reading “Our beloved Chennai – We mourn!”