Archive for October, 2010

Media Trap!

October 26, 2010

There are several kinds of traps. Like mouse traps, foot traps, bird traps, booby traps etc. Every trap needs a trigger. The trigger consists of a bait or behavior. He is a good entrapper who knows his target. He knows through experience, what are the probabilities that his bait or the behavior would lure the […]

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Television

October 25, 2010

One Asiad is round the corner. Another Asiad we are debating to bid or not to bid. The resent mess had raised the pedestal of the Common Wealth Games over the Asiad. Notoriety works! But if you see the participating group of nations, the Asian Games will separate the “Men from the Boys”. But more […]

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Plays!

October 22, 2010

For many were called but few are chosen! (Bible Matthew 22:14). The verse is true with many of our lives offerings. There is no dearth of choices but it’s only a few that we choose to settle down with. They are the once that leave a mark and urges us to return to it from […]

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Habits

October 21, 2010

Let’s begin with a Cliché – Habits die hard. Many habits are intrepid and they are born and die with us. Spitting, digging the nose etc. are as old as archaeology. The list is unending and to focus on these uninteresting. Like trends, Habits go in and out with changing times and fashion. A new […]

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Suresh Kalmadi and the CWG BOO!

October 17, 2010

Boo means “to show contempt or disapproval”. Boo in Hindi means “an obnoxious smell”. The “English Boo” has some “temporariness”, that is, you boo and go away. But once you have the “Hindi Boo” around you, it will provoke investigation. But, there is always a possibility that people get used to the “Boo”. After all, Halitosis is not hell to […]

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Predator-Our Saviour!

October 14, 2010

Food is enticing, exciting. We Humans eat anything, everything. Every region of this world has its own unique delicacies. From aquatic to Aves, harmless to poisonous (like “Fugu”) and tasty to disgusting (rotten shark)! We have spared nothing to get it on the table. This is probably because; we human are known to be on the […]

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Judas Hole

October 12, 2010

Do you know what a Judas Hole is? That’s the viewer-peephole-on your door. When someone rings your bell, you first look through it to find out who that is, and does he deserve your door to be opened. Sometimes you need to peek to prioritise. After all, it’s the question of your privacy. You don’t want […]

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Monkey!

October 10, 2010

Hindus has been worshipping monkeys since Ram Days. Actually, Ram was the only person who made good use of Monkey power. After him, these primates could never maintain their prime position. Hanuman did make his appearance in Mahabharta but that too in a cameo role. He was made to sit atop Arjun’s Chariot, because someone else needed the limelight. […]

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Poha Gone Wrong!

October 9, 2010

Poha is Marathi name for Flattened Rice. In Hindi it is also called Chura. Poha or Chura is known for its light and digestives qualities and is often eaten for breakfast. In the North of India, Chura is normally eaten mixed with curd and some jaggeree. In South, for e.g. Mumbai, Poha is cooked with […]

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Much Trouble about Nothing!

October 5, 2010

Two things in this world we can certainly do without. Believe me, you will never miss it. Actually, most of us are already living without it with no wrongful effect seen as yet. I have come to the conclusion that mankind can safely omit Plants and Animals. Nothing adverse will happen. Let me explain. Come to […]

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