Indian events, Life

Corruption & Lokpal Bill

The issue that has been raging in India for years has been corruption. You might argue that the noises against corruption has risen recently - maybe true, but we all know that one of the big menace that India as a nation face is the rising trend of corruption. You and I face that probably… Continue reading Corruption & Lokpal Bill

Indian events, Life

Freedom now !

The journey from 1947 to 2011 has been long and steady, fulfilling promises and aspirations and yet troubled at parts. And I am sure that this road will go on and on for many more years to come - because, we and our country have fundamentally that patience, respect of other's views to survive the… Continue reading Freedom now !

International, Life

The borrowing feats …

I will start this post with a BIG disclaimer : I am not an economist, nor do I have any competency in analysing how nations run; but I am a commoner with some basic views that I claim as "common-sense". I am sure the experts will disagree with my views - but if they do… Continue reading The borrowing feats …

Life

Do what you want to do …..

Films reflect the happenings of our society - it's a mirror of the current happenings, the positives and the negatives of our current society. Hence, films are nothing but us - you and me; and this realisation is not a rocket science invention. Very often, some of the films do touch us quite deeply -… Continue reading Do what you want to do …..

Corporate, Life

Understanding the market of inventories

In case you are wondering what is a market of inventory, where do I find that, etc - well, I was just referring to the Stock Market. I know some of you might immediately react that I am trying to achieve something that no one in the world has been able to do so far… Continue reading Understanding the market of inventories

Corporate, Life

The choice for choices ?

It has been reported in Indian press that very soon, the Government of India will be allowing 51% FDI participation in Retail in India. This will be an occasion which will trigger of huge amount of debate amongst the people here with mixed opinion. One one hand, we will have supporters of this decision as… Continue reading The choice for choices ?

Life

Need to live … just to prove a point

The evening falls The cool breeze flutters his hair as he trudges along The bird flies towards the nest As he moves towards his "home" in the shanties Tiredness envelop the small eyes The thought of hunger occasionally brushes his mind Need to sleep, need to sleep   Two breads and a bowl of vegetables One of… Continue reading Need to live … just to prove a point

Life

The strange marriage of convenience

It is often said that politics can have strange bed-fellows - hovering on achieving the self-interests of the individuals rather than concentrating on mutual well-beings. It happens across political parties within India, across the world - it also happens across countries. Here I am referring to the marriage between USA and Pakistan. It is true… Continue reading The strange marriage of convenience

Corporate, Life

The end of the unit of measure called “mandays”

In various fields within the corporate world, billing to clients is often measured by the concept of "mandays" efforts .... even workpackages are measured by the effort in "mandays" ... ok, ok, ok - I am not being a male chauvinist .. you can replace the word "mandays" by "person-days" if it would satisfy your… Continue reading The end of the unit of measure called “mandays”

Life

Globalisation and it’s impact while creating constraints in overall value chain

Almost two years back, when I was at Birmingham, UK deployed for a project, there was a violent gathering here near my apartment at the center of the city. It started with a public meeting of a party called BNP which believes in radical thinking with a society of all-white's. It was then countered by… Continue reading Globalisation and it’s impact while creating constraints in overall value chain