Society

World Suicide Prevention Day

It was in 1977 that a healthy and normal woman who was our neighbour committed suicide by jumping into a well. This was the first instance of suicide that is deep-rooted in my mind, even after 45 years. In 2004, on a bright sunny afternoon, one of the famous surgeons …

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World Mosquito Day was yesterday!

What should I say? Happy world mosquito day! 20th August 2022 is observed as World Mosquito Day. You may be surprised to know that the size of the world mosquito repellent market is over Rs.50,000 Crore! Keep another Rs.10,000 Crore for home remedies and natural or organic controls! Wait, what …

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Brands and their relevance in your ecosystem

Are you brand conscious? I am not a brand freak and thus, I am branded as a boring person! Yesterday, one of my long-term friends visited our home. While conversing he took me to a different world of Brands. It was fun indeed. He asked me to guess the price …

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Why Politicians don’t retire?

A 52-year-old politician calls himself a young; youth leader. A 75-year-old politician draws his career plan for the next 10 years. A 90 years old person is getting ready to contest the next general election which is 2 years away from now. None of the politicians retire, but they send …

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Free Shopping at home during this Summer Vacation

This summer my daughter did some homework. She took an inventory of all the major movable items like clothes, shoes, books, utensils, etc. According to her document, we have around 2200 items at home!!! While analyzing the list, we noticed that 30% (appx) of the items have not been used …

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Government Employment contract and corruption

Assume you have to cross or jump a 3-foot fence to reach the road. If it is an electric fence, but not written on it, you taking the chance of jumping across it is, say, 70%. If a whiteboard is tagged onto the fence with DANGER and SKULL symbols, you …

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My trip to Odisha

A 3N/4Days trip to Bhubaneswar – Puri – Konark just ended yesterday. After two years of Corona break, this was our first family trip outside of Karnataka. Odisha was not in our choice of destination. But for the wedding of my colleague, we wouldn’t have gone there at least for …

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