What’s Holding Us Back?

I completed a trip couple of days back, to the Philippines. And was expecting a less developed nation as compared to India. Now, I do not know the condition of all the interior places of the mainland or all the islands, but I was surprised to see Manila to be as developed as some of

A Winning Formula for Cricket

Though I am not a huge cricket fan, I manage to sit through the entire ordeal sometimes. Such was the day yesterday. I watched the match till India won, and rejoiced!! No now I wake up in the morning, and on the front page of the times of India, it proclaims that the birthday boy

The Rise of Machines

So finally its here. The rise of machines. With too much of an advance in technology, and the help of few virus coders, we have managed bring to life, the fight in the virtual world. It seems like a scene straight out of the hollywood film, but its for real these time. According to reports bredo a

Beware of these Conmen

A very recent incident. A person approached my aunt and informed her that a cheque has arrived in the name of her son which was of the value 25000 rs. He gave a well rehearsed explanation of what the cheque was for, and managed to convince my aunt. But the clause he put was, that

The DSI

It’s The Divided States of India. Yes, inline with the united states of america…..except in the opposite direction. We surely are heading for a change. First, we didn’t have any social, economical, political, international or any other issues to deal with, so various states thought of renaming their cities, heritage buildings etc.  Then since there

Power Troubles

The discovery of coal, crude oil, natural gas and the research in their refinement processes was the most important factor contributing towards the progress of the industry and civilisation in the previous century. Without these discoveries, this high speed jet age wouldn’t have been possible. So, where are we heading? Is it going to be

In search of Water

It was really an unfortunate incident, in which a women died in a lathi charge during the recent protest against the water cut in Mumbai. I feel that it was bit harsh to take such action against the people demanding their rights. Mumbai has been reeling under water shortage for quite a few years now

Back to Square One

This incident occurred few years back. It was some days after the mumbai train serial blasts. I was travelling back home from a particular station on harbour line, and since there was enough time for the train to arrive I decided to sit down on a bench. I saw one man and a big bag

All’s Well that Ends Well?

A near disaster was averted in the aviation sector some time back when a senior pilot, who was travelling in the capacity of a passenger behind the commander pulled off a circuit breaker, resulting in the disconnection of power to very critical equipments. The plane went plunging down at high speed(more than the prescribed speed), but was controlled

Divided We Fall II…The Family Drama!!

As if the revolt by his own nephew, Raj, and by the major percentage of the marathi maanoos(who followed Raj, and some who took exception to Bala’saheb’s’ remarks towards Sachin Tendulkar(who by the way is considered God in major part of India)) was not enough for saheb, one more person of the Thackery family structure has put down the papers.