Suresh Kurl's academic career led him from India to the University of York's Leverhulme post-doctoral visiting fellowship in 1967. He then became an assistant professor at the University College of Wooster (Ohio) and the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.
He joined the University of British Columbia in 1970.
In 2012, he was honoured by the Royal Bank of Canada and the Ministry of Multiculturalism, Government of Canada, as one of the Top 25 Canadian immigrants.
He has written for the Vancouver Sun, Province, the South Asian journal LINK, quarterly magazine desi-Today and Vancouver.com on social, political and religious issues.
Terrorists, and all those who support them in the name of one specific religion, can still redeem themselves from their current and past sins by fostering, nursing and showing the same respect for other religions that they demand for their religion.
The opposition--though toothless--is still managing to take big bites off the BJP agenda, as a few of the members of the governing BJP are die-hard fundamentalists, lacking the discerning wisdom required to rule. They are unable to think in the present and plan the future.