On May 10th a 23 year old Army officer was shot dead by terrorists in Kashmir when he was off duty attending a wedding. A year and a half back on Jan 17th 2016, a 27 year old student committed suicide. The student committed suicide in Telangana and the Chief Minister of Delhi came down … Read more Misplaced Priorities !!
Superstar Rajinikanth recently hinted about entering politics when God tells him to … and suddenly there is a frenzy of interpretations. Its comic to watch serious news anchors (no pun intended) viewing this “major development” with a lot of serious thought and evaluating the implications at the state and central government level. This is a repeated … Read more Stagecraft Vs Statecraft
… Will there be a hue and cry over demolition of a structure built by an invader over an existing place of worship. I am talking of Ram Janma Bhoomi and the Babri Masjid. Today the senior BJP leaders are in Varanasi to present themselves in the court for the alleged conspiracy case and thats … Read more Only in India ….
Yesterday the CBSE 12th board results were announced and my nephew Dhanush is a school topper ! We all were absolutely thrilled and I posted on FB saying he made us proud. I also mentioned about waiting for him to get a rank in his chartered accountancy program. One of my FB friends immediately reacted … Read more Pressure to Excel?
In Delhi when you visit the Red Fort, built by Shah Jahan in 1639, you find water channels surrounding the buildings. It seems perfumed water would flow in these channels so that the queens and the Emperor could enjoy the fragrance and cool breeze. With Aurangzeb coming to power, the Mughal dynasty’s decline started and … Read more From perfumed gardens to pavement dwellers 🙁
As part of our ShikshaDaan Yatra, we went to Vizag on May 14th. We had booked ourselves at Hotel Green Park. It’s a beautifully renovated property with loads of parking space. We had booked through Agoda and the reception desk at Hotel Greenpark was pleasant and welcoming, going through the process of allotting us the … Read more Forethought helps in going the extra mile
People at all levels are constantly looking for a change of job, and keep thinking of ways and means of getting the attention of recruiters and folks in the HR department. Happened to read this very interesting one recently…please do read… http://finance.yahoo.com/news/heres-cold-linkedin-message-prompted-185800074.html
Alert – Long Post. My dear friend Neeraj has always suggested some amazing books, right from the time we were in school together and this book is probably one of the best that he has recommended to me ever. It took me a while to read it because I have marked so many passages to … Read more Book Review – The life you can save…
The first thing that one notices in Vizag is how clean the place is ! Its apparently ranked 5th in the Swachh Sarvekshan and I think soon it will be the most clean city in India. Yesterday we drove down memory lane to the airport and to the NAD quarters where my parents lived in … Read more Postcards from Vizag
May 15, 1990… I went to work early as always. I was not sure if VG could call me today as all the phone lines were down. He had spoken to me yesterday and I was very upset because he couldn’t come over to Vizag to celebrate his birthday tomorrow. Well, the cyclone has disrupted … Read more A special birthday at Vizag…