Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Latest column of Abhay K in Governance Now

Abhay K column on Twitter turning five on 21st March 2011 in Governance Now.

Twitter turned five on 21st March this year. It has already changed the way the world interacts.Twitter widens and deepens democracy. It reflects the swinging global opinion.Twitter is frivolous and very serious at the same time. It undermines as well as complements traditional media. Twitter is inexpensive. It costs nothing. That's why it is such a great tool of direct democracy. Read the full column at Twitter-Instant Voice of the Planet Turns Five

Saturday, March 12, 2011

Abhay K receives Award

Abhay K receives social media award on behalf of Public Diplomacy Division

New Delhi, March 12 (IANS)

The Public Diplomacy division (MEA) was given the Award for being the first central ministry to propagate and use social media extensively as a communication tool to connect with the ordinary citizen.
The event was held Friday evening at a function at Hotel Le Meridien here. The award was received by Abhay Kumar, under secretary, Public Diplomacy, on behalf of the division.

Full article at

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Harmonious Palette- Poetry Anthology in 11 Languages Released

Harmonious Palette is a new poetry anthology published in St. Petersburg, Russia. The new book has poems in 11 languages. It carries four poems of Abhay K.

The Soul Song


The Garden


I Saw Leaves Dancing With Joy

The Soul Song

I was always there
As the blowing wind
Or the falling leaves,
As the shining sun
Or the flowing streams,
As the chirping birds
Or the blooming buds,
As the blue sky
Or the empty space
I was never born
I did not die…