This year one of the Padma Shri awardees is Mr. S Ramakrishnan, who founded the Amar Seva Sangam. Mr. Ramakrishnan was not born as a disabled person, but due to spinal injuries at the age of 20, he became paralysed neck down. He was trying to join the Indian Navy when he had an accident … Read more Real Charity Vs Not-so-real Charity
I read about this book on FB and then got a WhatsApp message with a video of the book launch. I definitely wanted to read this one. I wouldn’t exactly call it a political thriller because a lot of it is reality… and its actually a book that gives you a scare ! Its a … Read more Book Review #22/50 – Who Painted my Money White ?
Last year, I shared 100 ideas to make money online within a budget of Rs 5,000. The ideas have been read by at least 1 million people because the post went viral on social media, but no one knows how … — Read on yourstory.com/2018/10/tips-successful-blogging-opportunity/amp Of course there are tons of ways to make money. … Read more 10 tips to make blogging a successful business opportunity
Does the name Shiva ring a bell ? I doubt it. Except that its a fairly common Indian name and its also the name of an important God for Hindus – the destroyer, Shiva. Does the name Sandeep ring a bell? Once again its a fairly common name in India and without a last name … Read more Misplaced priorities – Shiva & Sandeep Vs Sanjay
Thalaivar Rajinikanth’s 2007 movie, Sivaji had a simple plot – It revolves around a software systems architect Sivaji, who returns home to India after a stint in the US. On his return, he dreams of doing good and giving back to society with free medical treatment and education. However his plans face a roadblock in the form … Read more சும்மா அதிருதில்ல!
For the past ten days, TamilNadu has been in the news, for what is happening or not happening to “Mersal”, the movie. Mersal means anger, fear.. basically disillusionment. So Mersal was being displayed by all the parties involved – Joseph Vijay the actor, his dad, the director Atlee, all other actors especially the ones who … Read more “மெர்சல்” Mersal, “மிரட்டல்” Mirattal, “முட்டாள்” Muttaal
I had been saving a teaspoon of cream that would remain in a 500 ml packet of Amul’s cow milk. I saved it for about a month and my mother was getting antsy that I would just waste it by letting it go rancid. But I had other ideas. I added a teaspoon of curd … Read more Small Savings Matter
For the past 15 days, we have been experimenting with hiring a cook who can double up as a full time support at home. The first person we hired turned out to be an awesome cook and we were thrilled. Short lived celebration though because 48 hours later we realized that our stock of raisins, … Read more Hiring mistakes are expensive !