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Vegas Elias has been a writer on Hubpages for over 3 years.

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Vegas Elias is a nickname which the author uses throughout Google and other internet forums.

The author has also published books on Kindle under the nickname, Kenny Roberts, which are available for purchase on Amazon. Here too the author uses a nickname instead of his real name due to social sensitivities.

A fan of hubs which are presented in grammatically correct English and have useful content, he has contributed more than fifty hubs on different genre.

The main topics on which Vegas Elias writes are concerning social issues which need to be highlighted.

 

 

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  • Indian Moral Standards - A Confused Perspective
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    Indian Moral Standards - A Confused Perspective

    18 months ago

    In India many important aspects of public life go hay wire. The reason for this is that India is a vibrant democracy having an elected Government, which is put in place by ignorant people.

  • Aryavartha, Bharatvarsha And The Vedic Civilization
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    Aryavartha, Bharatvarsha And The Vedic Civilization

    18 months ago

    This hub is about the Aryan Civilization which spread from Iran to India and Central Asia, and Bharatvarsha, which was a Vedic Aryan Civilization.

  • Health Benefits of Indian Curries
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    Health Benefits of Indian Curries

    18 months ago

    Indian curries are not just food recipes. They contain specific spices for each different curry which help in the digestion and in neutralizing the side effects of certain foods.

  • Necessary Steps For A Successful Marriage
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    Necessary Steps For A Successful Marriage

    18 months ago

    Social relationships have undergone a drastic change in the 21st century. Words and phrases like divorce, separation, single mothers and gay relationships are no more considered as dirty.

  • The Menace of Leopards in Mumbai's Green Belt
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    The Menace of Leopards in Mumbai's Green Belt

    18 months ago

    A couple of days back a leopard was said to have encroached upon a residential property and found perching on the boundary wall of the property. I feel the leopard was in fact visiting his favorite old hangout which had...

  • Man-made Floating Islands and Resorts in Space.
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    Man-made Floating Islands and Resorts in Space.

    18 months ago

    "Orsos Island" is good news for the mega rich who can afford to invest 5.2 million Euros in it. Floating islands open up several opportunities for both the investors and the consumers.

  • Play With Children to Relieve Stress
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    Play With Children to Relieve Stress

    18 months ago

    Jesus said about children 'Blessed are these because the kingdom of heaven belongs to them.' Very true indeed. Spending time with children can act as a very effective therapy to release stress.

  • Pros and Cons of Business Process Outsourcing.
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    Pros and Cons of Business Process Outsourcing.

    18 months ago

    As a citizen of India some time back I was feeling very happy about the various call centers mushrooming all over India to serve U.S. and European countries. But after understanding from some of my online friends the...

  • Slavery Now and Then
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    Slavery Now and Then

    18 months ago

    I feel pained to see the very low wages being paid to workers in the unorganized sector in Mumbai. Most of the laborers are not even in a position to have two good meals a day, leave alone education and entertainment....

  • India Voted As Unsafe For Women - This Has To Change.
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    India Voted As Unsafe For Women - This Has To Change.

    18 months ago

    It hurts me to know that members of G20 countries of which India is a member have opted to vote India as the least safe country for women. Though I choose not to fully agree with them I feel there is some truth in what...

  • Street Children and Child Beggars in Mumbai
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    Street Children and Child Beggars in Mumbai

    18 months ago

    Beggars, both children as well as adult beggars in Mumbai convey a very wrong message to visitors and tourists. Though a very small fraction of beggars many be genuine most of them are willing or unwilling members of...

  • Why Do Some People Hurt Themselves
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    Why Do Some People Hurt Themselves

    18 months ago

    This hub is devoted to all those readers of mine who may feel like hurting themselves. Hurting oneself is not the solution for anything. It only puts a person in a very sorry state of affairs and should be avoided.

  • Ganoderma Lucidium The Wonder Mushroom
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    Ganoderma Lucidium The Wonder Mushroom

    18 months ago

    Ganoderma Lucidium is a medicinal mushroom used extensively in Chinese recipes and medicine. It has more than 200 useful chemicals and elements helpful to human health. It is not available easily with the grocers in...

  • Writing on Hubpages - a Good Way to Brush Your Writing Skills
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    Writing on Hubpages - a Good Way to Brush Your Writing Skills

    18 months ago

    I have been having a very nice time writing hubs and reading other's hubs. This is my heart felt way of thanking Hubpages by inviting more hubbers to join and contribute to the immense knowledge base over here. I feel...

  • The Dabbawallas of Mumbai
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    The Dabbawallas of Mumbai

    18 months ago

    This is a tribute to the very hardworking Mumbai community of Dabbawallas, who go the extremes to pickup and deliver the lunch boxes to office goers. Though mostly uneducated or sparingly educated this organization...

  • Mind, Mastermind and Supermind
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    Mind, Mastermind and Supermind

    18 months ago

    Man is not that simple as we all would like to think. Man is a very sophisticated organisation of material and abstract or spiritual facilities all well connected and synchronized into an efficient design. Today's man...

  • The Positive Sides of Death
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    The Positive Sides of Death

    18 months ago

    I had to gather lot of courage to write this article. But after reading so much on the internet about various methods of surviving the impending so called doomsday of 2012, I felt I should speak out. These are my...

  • Ancient Man Lived Along with Dinosaurs
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    Ancient Man Lived Along with Dinosaurs

    18 months ago

    It is likely that hunting by ancient man was a contributing factor in the extinction of dinosaurs. It is well known how modern man has lead to the extinction of wild animals by over hunting.

  • Masai Tribes the Real Kings of the Jungle
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    Masai Tribes the Real Kings of the Jungle

    18 months ago

    The Masai is a tribe which cannot be unnoticed. They are people who not only managed to live in the jungle in harmony with wild beasts but also managed to establish their supremacy in the wild. They used to kill lions...

  • God, Awareness and Our Self
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    God, Awareness and Our Self

    18 months ago

    The Bhagavad Gita, a historical epic written more than 5000 years back contains deep knowledge which can go a long way towards relieving us from our bondage to various things. It is my endeavor to share this knowledge...

  • Our Spaceship Earth May Self-destruct
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    Our Spaceship Earth May Self-destruct

    18 months ago

    Inadvertently we might have already put Mother Earth in 'Self Destruct' mode. If we have there is nothing much we can do about it. We can only pray for out afterlife. However if we are lucky and if the worst has not...

  • Reasons for Poverty in India
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    Reasons for Poverty in India

    17 months ago

    There should have not been any poverty in India by now after 65 years of self rule. India has achieved immense progress but many of it's citizens are poor only due to the greed and unethical practices of the rich...

  • Modern Youth - A Force To Reckon With
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    Modern Youth - A Force To Reckon With

    18 months ago

    Middle aged people of today usually do not find anything worth appreciating in the youth of today. Though I am one of them I find a few things which we elders can actually learn from the youth of today.

  • A Tribute to the Veterans of Bollywood or Hindi Film Industry
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    A Tribute to the Veterans of Bollywood or Hindi Film Industry

    18 months ago

    This is a very minuscule effort by me to depict what is Bollywood or Hindi Film Industry. No amount of writing can do justice to the veterans who laid the foundation of Hindi Cinema. If some name has missed attention it...

  • The Main Problems Facing India Today
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    The Main Problems Facing India Today

    17 months ago

    India—stubbornly traditional and resistant to change—could have been a world superpower today. Unless attitudes change, India's material development will be haunted by poverty and other social evils.

  • Attrocities Against Women - A Scourge Of Indian Society
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    Attrocities Against Women - A Scourge Of Indian Society

    18 months ago

    I as an Indian is the proud heir to a rich culture; the Vedic culture. However I am ashamed of myself today when I see the various violations of human rights taking place in my country; most of all in Indian homes....

  • Mumbai an Eligible Destination for Medical Tourism
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    Mumbai an Eligible Destination for Medical Tourism

    18 months ago

    I request my readers to let your friends know about the world class medical facilities that Mumbai has to offer. This will go a long way towards helping those who are looking for such facilities and also we will have...

  • Importance of Fasting
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    Importance of Fasting

    18 months ago

    In this hub I am trying to convey to my readers the importance of fasting and how if most of humanity fasts, almost all our modern day woes like food scarcities, global warming and pollution will disappear. Most of...

  • Cleansing By Holocaust Offering or Vedic Hawan Kund
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    Cleansing By Holocaust Offering or Vedic Hawan Kund

    18 months ago

    Whether the Natural powers surrounding are self aware and intelligent has neither been emphatically accepted nor denied. Hence it would be beneficial if modern man learns at least to respect the powers of nature if...

  • Plastic Garbage in the Oceans
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    Plastic Garbage in the Oceans

    18 months ago

    Pollution is mostly man made. No other creature pollutes the earth as man does. It is a sad fact that man does not bother about what happens to all the waste the throws out into the oceans and the sea. Let us start...

  • LIFE OF EUNUCHS IN INDIA
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    LIFE OF EUNUCHS IN INDIA

    19 months ago

    I always looked with sympathy when a well dressed eunuch approached me for alms. The social stigma against eunuchs is so great in India that I felt embarrassed even to give them alms. It is a good thing for me that...

  • Egyptians' Ancestors from the Land of Punt
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    Egyptians' Ancestors from the Land of Punt

    18 months ago

    According to me there was no land to which the Egyptians' Ancestry belonged to. Modern day DNA tests have proved that the Egyptians were a separate race by themselves who were native to Egypt. Their reference to Punt...

  • From Space Exploration to Space Exploitation
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    From Space Exploration to Space Exploitation

    18 months ago

    With this hub I would like to communicate serious topics of Asteroid and Other Planet mining in a very jesting manner. Asteroid mining is a really viable and desired activity of the future. By encouraging Asteroid...

  • Forgiving Others Helps
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    Forgiving Others Helps

    18 months ago

    The life and teachings of Jesus Christ emphasize Repentance and Forgiveness as necessary for Salvation. In this hub I am limiting myself to the importance of Forgiveness in our lives; as to how is helps us a lot when we...

  • Places of Interest in and Around Mumbai
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    Places of Interest in and Around Mumbai

    18 months ago

    Mumbai has been my home ever since I was born. In spite of the reckless pace of life here I still love Mumbai and would not like o leave the place. It is a city of opportunities; and offers means of survival to the...

  • Aliens Were Not Extra Terrestrial Beings
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    Aliens Were Not Extra Terrestrial Beings

    18 months ago

    Yesterday night I was watching some Youtube videos wherein the commentators were actually suggesting that aliens had actually visited the earth in the past and could be doing so even today. I am very skeptical about...

  • Expecting An Apocalypse
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    Expecting An Apocalypse

    18 months ago

    Even as a layman I am in a position to say that the myth that the world is going to end on 21st of December 2012 is just that and nothing more. By posting this hub I would like to caution the readers not to believe in...

  • Gypsies a Wandering Nation
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    Gypsies a Wandering Nation

    18 months ago

    This hub is my humble effort to bring to light the suffering faced by a particular community due to their ethnic origin. It is high time that world leaders pay some attention to this problem and similar problems...

  • Animal Partnerships and Alliances
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    Animal Partnerships and Alliances

    18 months ago

    There is such a lot we humans can learn from the animal kingdom. The various relationships and transactions between different species of the animal kingdom are worth noting and learning from.

  • Deaths on Railway Tracks of Mumbai
    0

    Deaths on Railway Tracks of Mumbai

    18 months ago

    This hub is an effort by me to bring out the difficulties faced by train travelers in Mumbai. I wish that those who visit this hub take their own lives seriously and take due care while travelling. By doing so lot of...

  • Animals Which Helped Man Spread Civilization
    1

    Animals Which Helped Man Spread Civilization

    18 months ago

    This hub is written by me to bring out the fact that a few animals like the horse, camel and the pigeon have helped man in a big way by giving him speed of movement. These animals still continue to be partners of man in...

  • Ancient Vedic World
    4

    Ancient Vedic World

    18 months ago

    As an Indian I am happy to be heir to an ancient culture. However I do not subscribe to the notion that in ancient times India ruled the whole of Asia and Europe. I firmly believe that the similarities that we see in...

  • Child Labor in India and Its Causes
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    Child Labor in India and Its Causes

    17 months ago

    Whenever I see a child at work my heart aches and my mind is flooded with questions for which I do not have answers. I fail to understand how a community can make it's children work for them. This is my humble effort to...

  • Venomous Snakes Found in India
    11

    Venomous Snakes Found in India

    18 months ago

    This is my humble attempt as a lay person to bring to the for the facts about venomous snakes in India. I have tried to highlight the misconceptions about venomous snakes here in India. This is not a scientific and...

  • Street Dogs of Mumbai
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    Street Dogs of Mumbai

    18 months ago

    I have devoted this hub to the street dogs of Mumbai who are so much a part and parcel of life in Mumbai. According to me they are as good and as bad as human beings when relationships are concerned.

  • God And Man As Partners In Creation
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    God And Man As Partners In Creation

    18 months ago

    I got inspired to write this hub because I find that most of the Gods of ancient times are actually creations of the fertile mind of man. Also being an Indian I also find some living persons here who are being worshiped...

  • Dhows or Junk Boats of Medieval Times
    0

    Dhows or Junk Boats of Medieval Times

    18 months ago

    Dhows or large ocean going wooden ships have played a very important role in spreading cultures across the seas. In this hub it is my endeavor just to touch upon the important role played by these dhows.

  • Dreams and Premonitions
    5

    Dreams and Premonitions

    18 months ago

    I believe that Dreams and Premonitions can actually take place because there are several such instances which I have personally experienced and I know they were true. These have to be true because there are so many...

  • Asian Settlers of Meso-America
    0

    Asian Settlers of Meso-America

    18 months ago

    It is my strong belief that not only America was known to Asians much before Christopher Columbus discovered it but also that Ancient Biblical civilizations from the times of King Solomon actually visited it for...

  • How To Benefit From A Christian Inner Healing Retreat
    4

    How To Benefit From A Christian Inner Healing Retreat

    18 months ago

    In this hub I have tried to put down in very few words my experience in a Christian Inner Healing Retreat. Though converted to Islam about 10 years back I still continue to regard Jesus as my personal Savior and the...

  • Yeshua My Personal Saviour
    6

    Yeshua My Personal Saviour

    18 months ago

    This is my humble tribute to my personal Saviour Yeshua whom we call Jesus the Christ. I tremble even to write about him and ask his forgiveness if inadvertently I have written wrong.

  • Emergency Oral Rehydration
    2

    Emergency Oral Rehydration

    18 months ago

    Simple oral rehydration solution made from sugar and salt can act as an effective method of dehydration in case of emergency.

  • Meet the Mumbaikar
    1

    Meet the Mumbaikar

    18 months ago

    I was born in Mumbai and have been living and working in this city till date. There is so much to Mumbai that I am afraid I will not be able to do justice to it in this small effort. One has to be here to feel Mumbai....

  • Home Remedies for Common Cold
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    Home Remedies for Common Cold

    18 months ago

    My intention here is to make available to the people in general certain Indian Home Remedies which are very useful but may not be know to the western layman in common. These are well tried and same home remedies for...

  • Classical Dances of India
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    Classical Dances of India

    18 months ago

    The Classical Dances of India compare well with the Ice Ballets of Europe. The graceful movements of the human body displays enchanting forms which soothe the mind along with the accompanying rhythmic beats.These dance...

  • India - Indelible Signs of a Glorious Past
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    India - Indelible Signs of a Glorious Past

    18 months ago

    Modern India is the unique remnant of a Great Superstate which encompassed several nations stretching from Iran in the West to Thailand in the East. This Superstate broke up and re-united several times under several...

  • Stress Relief Through Music
    5

    Stress Relief Through Music

    18 months ago

    There is music everywhere in the Universe. Sound is the simplest form of energy experienced by us. As we know all matter is energy, sound can be said to be a part and parcel of all existing matter including our own...

  • Female foeticide in India
    5

    Female foeticide in India

    18 months ago

    Gender discrimination is one of two serious social evils in India; The other being malnutrition. Discrimination against the female starts from the womb and stretches the whole life of a female in India. Social...

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