Hosur Sarjapur Road Layout popularly known as HSR Layout is a relatively new suburb located to the south-east of Bangalore, India. HSR Layout is divided into Sectors (Sectors 1 through 7) Byrasandra, Tavarekere and Madiwala Layout popularly known as BTM Layout. It has two stages, BTM 1 stage and 2nd …Read More »
Who is engaged in generating mass awareness about usage of petroleum products?
It’s The Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA). PCRA is a government of India promoted organization. PCRA has been engaged in generating mass awareness among masses for judicious use of petroleum products. It cites an international acceptance that energy efficiency measures, like turning off car engines at traffic signals and driving at speeds …Read More »
We sometimes use a phrase ‘open pandora’s box’ what does it means?
According to Greek legend, the first woman, Pandora, was actually sent as a curse to Zues’ men and was given a present upon her marriage. The present was a box that she was told never to open. Needless to say her curiosity got the better of her and she unleashed …Read More »
BRICS: Yes, correct spelling! It is not BRICKS
BRICS is the acronym for an association of five major emerging national economies: Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. The grouping was originally known as “BRIC” before the inclusion of South Africa in 2010. BRICS is in the news as it announced the formation of emergency fund worth USD …Read More »
Manufacturing and Expiry Date
Most people look at the expiry date of the medicine before buying the medicine but never look at the manufacturing date. Let us look at an example – Manufacturing Date Oct 201 Current Month Sept 2013 Expiry Date Jan 2014 You may buy the medicine thinking that there is another …Read More »
Healthcare: Right Prescriptions – Part I
Don’t buy medicines from the medical shop without prescription. Medical shop person is not component to suggest the medicines. There are a set of people who prescribe the medicines, you may know them and they are called as Doctors! These doctors have unique writing skills; only the medical shops person …Read More »
Sardar Vallababhai Patel Statue will be called as ‘the Statue of Unity’
History Recap: Sardar Vallabhbhai Jhaverbhai Patel [31 October 1875 – 15 December 1950] was an Indian barrister and statesman, one of the leaders of the Indian National Congress and one of the founding fathers of the Republic of India. He was often addressed as Sardar, which means Chief in Hindi, …Read More »
Rising Urban Middle Class – the Target
One important observation I have made from the speeches or the writings of both the right wing – saffron side [Modi Team] and the left wing- red and somewhat pinkish side [Cong,JDU+ Team] is that they have something in common to convey to the people of this country . They …Read More »
Suspended Coffee – Have you heard about it?
It’s simple – people pay in advance for a coffee meant for someone who cannot afford a warm beverage. The tradition with the suspended coffees started in Nepal, but it has spread all over the world and in some places you can order not only a suspended coffee, but also …Read More »