Fell Sick; Due to Digital Disconnection!

People fall sick due to number of reasons viz, Weather Change, Infection, bad food etc, but I fell sick due to digital disconnection. I have shifted to a new area, where the data connectivity is not stable and last two days, I could not access internet ( especially Facebook ) as the data server could…

Clearing Junk.

Currently I am in the process of shifting to a new house, only difference is that this one is not rented but my own house. Therefore I am clearing out household junk accumulated over the last 40 years or so. The circumstances were such that we either lived in government accommodation or rented houses of…

Life in Army versus Civil, A Reflection.

I recall a day almost a year and half back when I decided to fully retire. Actually this blog should have been written at that time, but I developed the hobby of writing later on. I had worked in the Indian army for 38 years and thereafter in Corporate for 5 years (after a gap of…

Kindness versus Ingratitude and Deceit.

There is a story of a very kind saint, who lived in a desert many years ago and always helped the passer-byes. One day a man lost his way in the desert and was thirsty and hungry. He was wandering here and there and saw a tent with a light in the desert. He reached that…

A Lady always has her way; Humor

Way back in 1972 I was a 2nd Lieutenant (This rank no longer exists in the Indian Army, as officer cadets are commissioned as Lieutenant now). Our Regiment had just returned to its permanent location in Central India after 1971 operations. Besides my combat duties, I was also assigned the duty of ‘House member’ (…

Of Passwords: Humor

In this digital age, one has to remember many password. Passwords are required for a large number of net activity like, correspondence, professional, financials, social network etc, and it becomes a difficult task to remember these. Passwords are also required to be changed periodically and new passwords have stipulation of being non repeat and combination…

Translations of common user words in Pure Hindi: Humor.

Imagine if we were to have translations of common user English words in Pure Hindi शुद्ध हिंदी  how funny would it sound. Examples. Railway Platform. लोह्पथ गामिनी विश्राम स्थल , (Lohpath Gamini Vishram Sathal.) Ball Room Dance. स्त्री पुरष चिपका चिपकी लिपटा लिपटी ले चकर दे चकर नर्तुय. (Stree Purush Chipka Chipki Lipta Lipti Le…

Management by Motivation. Reminiscences from Army.

Back in 1974, I was a young Captain then, posted to a Unit located in High Altitude. My Signal Company consisted of detachments providing wireless communications to combat elements all along the border in Central Himalayan range. There were a few men at the Headquarters (HQs) also who manned telephone exchange and provided local telephone…

Some Thoughts: Being Faithful, Humility and Promise to my Children.

Being Faithful. For any human being it is extremely difficult to be faithful and dedicated to his family and oneself. There are numerous wayside temptations where one can go astray as each of us has his weaker moments. It is with sheer discipline , steadfastness and self-control that one can prevent one’s mind from frivolous…

A Story: From a Illegal Migrant to US Citizen.

Couple of years back, while on a visit to USA , I met Prem Singh (name changed) somewhere in Baltimore area. One evening we had gone to eat dinner in a good Indian restaurant. Prem Singh was the owner of the restaurant and belonged to Jalandhar, Punjab, India. While we  were having dinner he sat down…