People say “Bless you” when you sneeze because it is believed that your heart stops for a mili second. Speed of the sneeze could be more than 100 miles per hour, much faster than many cars. The spray caused by sneeze can land as far as 100 ft away. If you sneeze too hard, your … More Sneezing: Interesting Facts.
Definition of a Friend is ” A person attached to another by feelings of affection or personal regard.” Some define a friend as someone who gives assistance and shares one’s happiness and grief. It is rightly said that ” A friend in need is a friend indeed”. However on Face Book we find that terminology … More Face Book Friends.
During my Army service , I had observed that some of my colleagues who assumed themselves to be perfectionist were in fact procrastinating over almost everything. They would endlessly wait to undertake any job; hold meetings and brain storming sessions over a topic for days together and barely came up with a perfect solution. They detested … More Do not be a Perfectionist. Just do it.
View of Sea from Port Blair. Cellular Jail, Temple of India’s Freedom. Ross Island, Near Port Blair. Deep Blue waters , A paradise on earth. Sunset at Port Blair Port Blair Aerial View A Gurdwara in Car Nicobar Enjoy, Have a Good Day. Guchi
I have often read posts of many people who criticize and condemn policies of the government. Such skeptics do not offer any solutions but merely recount problems. I feel that I as an individual can do various small things which can ultimately lead to a better society and nation. After all charity begins at home. … More Small things matter in Nation Building
Height of Active Laziness. – Asking for lift to home while on a walk. Height of Suicide – A dwarf trying to throw himself down from footpath to a road. Height of Fashion – A dhoti ( Indian lion cloth ) with two zips. Height of Honesty – A pregnant lady buying one and half tickets while traveling. … More Various Heights: Humor
When we were very young our mother used to narrate us a tale of Guru Nanak Dev Ji (the first Guru of Sikhs). Guru’s father Shri Kalu Mehta on seeing his son come up of his age, decided to give him lesson in business and trading. He gave him Rs 20 (which was a good … More Sacha Sauda (ਸਚਾ ਸੌਦਾ , सचा सौदा). The True Bargain.
Majestic Trees on a small hillock on the Highway to Kasauli-Shimla.(India) Nikon D3200, Aperture, f/6, 18-55 mm, 1/2000, ISO800 Hills and Valleys, Parwanoo, Kasauli and beyond (India) Nikon D3200, Aperture f/6.3, 55-200mm,1/4000, ISO800 Village across the lake near Kalka (India), ( Jheel Ke Oos Par) NikonD3200, Aperturef/6.3, 18-55mm, 1/2500, ISO800 Camel back Shoulder on … More Weekend Pics.
During my 64 years of life, I have come across various personalities and heard tales of extreme goodness and utter meanness. One wonders as to how such contrasting personalities can co-exist in this world! Let me narrate the tale of two persons diametrically opposite in their conduct; I shall call one as Mr Good and … More Good Guy, Bad Guy: A Tale.
Tit for Tat. I had just reported to a Signal Regiment couple of days ago, after being commissioned into the Indian Army. 1971 operations were just over and we were still in battle areas. Black out during the night was meticulously observed to ward off any air attacks. The regiment’s Technical officer had provided one … More Short Humorous Stories, reminiscences from Army Life.