Learning to Manage with Less Resources

In India, we often owe many things to our mothers.  Perhaps not the present day mothers who are more glued to television to watch the stupid serials dished out in every language.   However, look back as less as fifty years into the past,...

The Method Of Peaceful Living

It is of course everyone is in need of basic amenities like food, shelter and clothes. The man is striving hard to fulfill these needs by spending his energy through doing some work or other. These are quite necessary to live in this world. In a...

Online Shopping - Boon for Shoppers !

Online shopping has become a buzz word these days. In our day to day lives we can see people browsing through online shopping websites like jabong.com, myntra.com, or flipkart.com. Ranging from clothes to footwear to books to electronic items to...

Some two decades ago, a cousin of mine was married into a Tamil Brahmin family, based in New Delhi.  This girl was born and brought up in Tiruchirapalli, then a small town in Central Tamil Nadu.  Once she went to New Delhi, it was a...

Not a single day passes, without some multinational organization, announcing its interest in further expansion, or plans to enter India.  The focus, for the most part, is in goods and services, that are consumed on a mass basis, by millions of...

A couple of weeks ago, I had to travel by a night bus from Chennai to Coimbatore.  It was a private bus, and we, some twenty odd passengers were waiting for the announcement.  It was around thirty minutes that we had on hand. A few...

Advanced Technology is now making us very lazy and is making us lose the very charm of life.  We seem to be caught in a very big web of the most ridiculous ways of communicating to each other, and understanding each other. For example, the...

Tiruchirapalli is the fourth largest city in Tamil Nadu, with a population of around twelve hundred thousand people.  It has an International Airport, with flights to Malaysia, Singapore and Dubai.  Tiruchirapalli is situated right in...

Every human being on this planet earth has one of a different kind of talent. Among them many pursue their talents to get achievements in their life. Other tries, some of them leave behind due to lack of resources and many of them never know what...

We often fail to understand the larger purpose of life.  We need to explore new dimensions of ourselves and reach out to the larger world, in ways that are far more meaningful than what what we do at the moment. Should we live only for making...

Through systematic hard work, one has to make the best of every single given opportunity, at any given point in time. This is easier said than done.  In most families, career choices, for example, are made by parents, even though it may be...

Our politicians are really bad.  Most of them are very corrupt, and a huge number of them have assets far beyond their known sources of income.  A vast majority of them only care for themselves and, the moment they are elected, completely...

In India, there are always debates about developmental models. Many economists, including the former Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, believe that it is high time that people are drawn out of villages, and made to work in factories, in whatever...

Ways of Treatment of Refusal Disposal

Refuse is discarded waste matter. The term solid refuse is now applied to refuse from houses, street sweepings, commercial, industrial and agricultural operations. Refuse is also called litter. Health hazard: The accumulation of refuse in man's...

As human beings we always trust our memory for everything.  At best, we remember quite accurately, the birth days of our sons and daughters, and sometimes, parents.  However, even here, there are quite a number of us who fail to...

Humor is the spice of life.  Without humor, there will always be tension, people will start behaving like lunatics, and it will become impossible for some one to reach out to the other person at all. Humor should be encouraged at all levels....

The world wide recession has taught a huge number of Indians, a large number of lessons.  Some of these lessons have been translated into action or the other, and this has in fact, newer forms of employment in the service sector.  Many...

The standards of public discourse in India, is really limited.  We often get to discuss some urgent and pressing issue -- often political -- for around two months,and then conveniently forget them. In recent times, only one incident seemed to...

Fault Finding

People who are more interested in finding out the faults of others. They would not have an issue with their grievances.They do not realize if others are doing well. When talking about someone, they did not examine about them. They simply release...

Stress Management & Human Beings

The world is spinning in tight environments.  In all sectors at all levels of employment are living some sort of mental stress.  In the cases of human diseases ranging from 75 to 90 occurs due to the tense situation, recent research is...

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