RAJENDRA AKLEKAR

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Birth Date : 12/02/1974

RAJENDRA B. AKLEKAR (BORN 1974) IS AN INDIAN JOURNALIST WITH 25 YEARS EXPERIENCE, PRESENTLY WITH MID-DAY MUMBAI AS SENIOR ASSISTANT EDITOR, AND AUTHOR OF MULTIPLE BOOKS ON INDIAN RAILWAYS HISTORY AND WORKINGS. HIS FIRST INDEPENDENT BOOK HALT STATION INDIA- THE DRAMATIC TALE OF THE NATION’S FIRST RAIL LINES (RUPA 2015), IS ABOUT THE STORY OF INDIAS FIRST RAILWAY LINE IN MUMBAI. THE BOOK CHRONICLES THE DRAMATIC RISE OF INDIAS ORIGINAL RAIL NETWORK, THE ARRIVAL OF THE FIRST TRAIN, AND THE SUBSEQUENT EMERGENCE OF A PIONEERING ELECTRIC LINE—ALL IN THE PORT CITY OF BOMBAY. THE BOOK WAS SHORTLISTED AT THE BANGALORE LITERATURE FESTIVAL 2015 AS BEST NON-FICTION (ENGLISH). HIS SECOND BOOK INDIAS RAILWAY MAN- A BIOGRAPHY OF DR.E .SREEDHARAN, (RUPA 2017) IS THE BIOGRAPHY OF INDIAS PROMINENT RAILWAY ENGINEER DR. E. SREEDHARAN. THE BIOGRAPHY HAS BEEN ENDORSED BY DR SREEDHARAN PERSONALLY WITH A SIGNED NOTE IN IT. IT DOCUMENTS HIS LIFE STORY ON HOW THIS ICONIC RAILWAY MAN GOT ABOUT BUILDING THE KONKAN RAILWAY ALONG INDIAS WESTERN COAST ON AN EXTREMELY DIFFICULT TERRAIN TO HOW HE INTRODUCED THE CULTURE OF URBAN METRO RAIL IN INDIA.
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शल्यविशारदाचं चिंतन... वैद्यकीय क्षेत्रातील कामाचा दर्जा सुधारण्याबाबत बरेचदा नामवंत लोक क्रीडापटूंचा आदर्श डोळ्यांसमोर ठेवतात. चिकाटी, परिश्रम, मेहनत, सराव आणि अचूकपणा यांचे यथोचित समतोल या क्रीडापटूंमध्ये पाहायला मिळतो. पण प्रत्येक गोष्टीचं ज्ञान े केवळ कुठल्यातरी परिणामावर अवलंबून राहून कसे मिळवता येईल. त्यासाठी अवचित अतिप्रसंगाचे होणारे आगमनदेखील तितकाच महत्त्वाचा भाग असतो. जीवन-मरणाच्या सीमारेषेवर असलेल्या जीवाची घालमेल अत्यवस्था यांना सामोरे जाताना तुम्हाला अचूक आणि तितकाच विनाविलंब निर्णय घ्यायचा असतो. तो अनुभव थरारक व जीवनाच्या परिभाषेवर डॉक्टरांचे महत्त्व अधोरेखित होते. अतुल गवांदे लिखित ‘बेटर’ हे पुस्तक एका शल्यविशारदाचं गुणवत्तेबाबतचं चिंतन आहे. ...Read more