Kirti Dua

Kirti Dua

The author has completed his BVSc, MVSc and PhD and is a Professor of Veterinary Medicine in college of Veterinary Sciences, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU), Ludhiana, India. He is also the author of three text books of veterinary medicine.

The yearning of a 78-year-old Indian to visit Lahore

My uncle, a 78-year-old retired government officer, recently came to visit and stayed with us for a few weeks. One day, while I was working on my computer, he inquisitively asked, “What sort of things can this machine do?” I explained to him that one can write documents, make presentations, seek information on any topic, watch movies and listen to music, and view different places (including our own residence) amongst a zillion other functions. After a brief pause, with an innocent look on his face, he asked, “Can it show the picture of my village Uche Ladhe in district Lahore?” Touched by his question and his desire ...

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