February 11, 2012

ये democracy नहीं नौटंकी है|

Indian Voters
A few months ago, when I switched on my TV, what I saw on air made me write my feelings for my country in the best way I could. It was one such time when you feel helpless, you wish to do so many things, you wish to change so many things, almost everything that is going wrong. And all I could do was to pen down my thoughts. This style of writing is inspired by my Nana ji's style of writing (I had posted one of his poem earlier in my blog). I hope you like this one as well

अंधेर नगरी की परिभाषा है,
युवा भारत की मरी हुई हर आशा है,
Governance का बना हुआ तमाशा है,
जो भी बना है नेता,
उसने दिया कितनो को झांसा है,
पता नहीं इनका पेट है या टंकी है,
ये democracy नहीं नौटंकी है|

खेल हो या संचार, चारा हो या हो ताबूत,
खूब मज़े से खाया है, पर मिट न सकी इनकी भूख,
Bureaucracy ने तो लगा रखी, इस देश की भी लंका है,
ये बीमारी जैसे देश के Metabolism की लघु शंका है,
आखिर Mc Donald’s का happy meal भी तो पूरा junky है,
ये democracy नहीं नौटंकी है|

राजा हो या हो सुरेश, सब ने बदले थे अपने भेस,
हो रहे नित नए खुलासे, ये उसको, वो उसको फांसे,
भ्रष्टाचार को दूर भगाने, काले धन को वापस लाने,
कर रहे योगी भी अनशन हैं,
पर उस काले मन का क्या,
जिस की वजह से आज यह क्षण है,
इस देश के नेता आखिर क्यूँकर इतने सनकी हैं,
ये democracy नहीं नौटंकी है|

सियाचीन में खर्चे अरबों,
और Defense budget में खरबों,
Nuclear power बन रहे हैं हम,
वक़्त आने पे दिखला देंगे किस में कितना है दम,
Food security हो न हो,
Border security बहुत ज़रूरी है,
क्या करें आखिरकार,हमारा पडोसी भी तो कितना आतंकी है,
ये democaracy  नहीं नौटंकी है|

-- Zishan

January 30, 2012

Why did you leave so early?

I was reading today all the chats, in my inbox, that we had.
For such a sweet person like you, who made this earth worth living, I have just one complaint - Why did you leave so early?

In the chat room: shreya.hiflying87@gmail.com, diggi (singh.digvijay.chauhan@gmail.com), Sweta Singh (sweta.singh1987@gmail.com)

4:05 PM shreya.hiflying87: You've been invited to this chat room!
 vyom009 has joined
 shreya.hiflying87: hi
 Sweta: hi .........
 vyom009: hello
 diggi: haan ji
4:06 PM vyom009: every1!!
 diggi: hello sirr
 shreya.hiflying87: kya kr rhe sab?
 diggi: kuch nahin
 shreya.hiflying87: bas kaam na?
 diggi: sab pagal ho gye hain
 vyom009: diggi hws florence
 shreya.hiflying87: \sweta kaha hai?
 diggi: hmm yaar
  i will leave today
 shreya.hiflying87: FLORENCE?
4:07 PM vyom009: its a place shreya
  dont get excited
 shreya.hiflying87: ok
 diggi: for rome and then will retrn viia florence
 shreya.hiflying87: sure na?
 diggi: heh he
 shreya.hiflying87: ok
 Sweta: hi lokesh bhaiyaa......
  hw r u..?
  n whr r u these days?
 diggi: batao
  kaise ho
 shreya.hiflying87: zish bhaiya busy ho kya?
 vyom009: mast hain .. hum ansari bhaiyya ki kripa drishti mai hian
  bengaluru mai
4:08 PM shreya.hiflying87: kripa drishti?
 Sweta: ohh.
  the two of u togethr thre..?
 vyom009: yeh
 diggi: iss main wow kya hain
  clgg main bhi to hte
 vyom009: tabhi toh wow hai bhai
 diggi: he heh e he
4:09 PM shreya.hiflying87: hmmm
  shi hai
 Sweta: thank u bhaiya
 shreya.hiflying87: its lucky ki aap log abhi bhi saath hio
 vyom009: arrey b'lore mai road pe aise hi ghumte raho koi na koi cllg ka mil hi jata hia
 shreya.hiflying87: waah
 vyom009: seems the entire campus shifted to bangalore after passing out
 diggi: ha hah a
 Sweta: aisa kya.?
 shreya.hiflying87: fir to bangalore hi jaana chahiye
 Sweta: haan..
  mast hai
4:10 PM vyom009: hw r u ppl doin shreya, sweta
 Sweta: we r doin good...
  maze me..
 shreya.hiflying87: ya am enjoyin at pune
4:11 PM he he eh
 vyom009: pune ..cool
 shreya.hiflying87: ya it is
  actually very cool
 vyom009: bt yaar ..bangalore has gt this awsome weather
  everythng else is hyped bout b'lore
 Sweta: yeahh n cal is usual...........
4:12 PM lukyjain@gmail.com has joined
 Sweta: hi bhaiya
 lukyjain@gmail.com has left
 vyom009: hey jeeru
4:13 PM shreya.hiflying87: hi bhaiya
  kaise ho?
 vyom009: diggi wapas kab aa raha hai
4:14 PM diggi: yaar
  3rd ko flight hain
 Sweta: u ppl cary on..nice talkin to evrybdy.......
 diggi: i mean
 me: kiski
 Sweta: bye..
 diggi: 4th mornng
 me: meri 14th july ko hai
 Sweta: enjoy.......
 diggi: meri be
 me: haan haan bbye
 diggi: tu kahan jaa raha hain
 me: Nagpur
4:15 PM lukyjain@gmail.com has joined
 Sweta: hi zishna bhaiya
 me: who is this zishna
  m zishan
 Sweta: haan kishan
 me: hey Qweta
 Sweta: bishan
 diggi: ha ah ha
  ha hah ahahah a
 me: ru thr Pweta
 diggi: ha ha hah a
  ah ha ha
 me: hey Nweta
 Sweta: yaa.
 diggi: :)
 Sweta: yaa.
4:16 PM me: Mweta
 diggi: Tewta
 Sweta: ho gya ho gya..
 shreya.hiflying87: ye naye naye naam kyu rakhe ja rhe bhai?
 me: Zweta
 lukyjain@gmail.com has left
 Sweta: bas iase hi..........
 me: kuchh kaaam nahi bachahaina
 diggi: ha hah a
 shreya.hiflying87: lag raha
 me: ye ravan jaisi hansi kyun
 Sweta: ravan ..
  aarre jo jaisa hota hai waise hi hansta hai
4:17 PM me: aap ye ghode ki hansi kyun hans rahi hai
 Sweta: gandi baat.
 diggi: aur tum gadhe ki tarah
 Sweta: aise ni bolte.
 diggi: baar baar
 me: mai to hasa hi nahi
 diggi: sabko hnasne se kyun rok rahe ho
 me: hadd hai yaar
 lukyjain@gmail.com has joined
 me: are srry bura laga kya tujhe
 diggi: aabe
 me: are srry
 diggi: aaja
 lukyjain: hehehe
 me: haso tum
 lukyjain: i m here
4:18 PM vyom009: maaf kar de diggi yaar
 Sweta: hhhhhiiii......
 diggi: aabe oooyeee
  ho gaya
 lukyjain: hiii digi ;)
 diggi: mere laal
 Sweta: ok ok.....
 lukyjain: tum mujhe kya bol rahe the thodi der pahle
 me: diggi tu bol raha tha naki tu bore ho raha hai
 Sweta: aabhhi na mujhe jana hai
 lukyjain: had hai sweta
 me: aba jab bhi bore ho to sabko bula lena
 Sweta: zishan bhaiyua main apki hi bolne k liye ruki thi...
 lukyjain: roko na
 vyom009: tumhe toh tabhi bhi jana tha
 me: grp chat pe
 Sweta: moti tu khan bhag gyi hai.
 me: she is nt sweta
 Sweta: main ja ri.
 vyom009: birla!!
4:19 PM me: wo hai Pweta
 Sweta: hann..
  nw goin.
 me: kweta
  bbye fweta
 lukyjain: hehehehe Dweta
 diggi: ha hah
 Sweta: HOGA
 diggi: yess tweta
 me: :D
 diggi: tata
 lukyjain: nahi be Dweta
 Sweta: kya hai ye.
 Sweta has left

December 25, 2011

The Gods of Physics

This picture reminds me of the good old days when I studied Physics. I admired a lot of them who are below, some for the sheer beauty of the laws they gave us, and some because it was really difficult to understand and apply their concepts when they appeared in the exams. But believe me, if you were a Physics student in your life you will just love this picture.

April 21, 2010

How Narayan Murthy reached the top of Infosys

A post from me after a long long time. Have a look....

Don't blame me for the pic above. Got this in an email so thought of sharing.

Avatar (Two-Disc Blu-ray/DVD Combo) [Blu-ray]

January 17, 2010

I am a busy bee now

Yeah, its quite evident from my blog. Although now I have a domain of my own and am working on it, but my life has become so damn happening and so many things have happened in last few months that my sweet blog didn't find any time for posts. No more dilly dallying from now.

We are already in 2010, and last year went with a sonic speed for me. I think this is one of the worst things you experience after passing out from Engineering college, that the years pass so damn fast. It has been a very nice year for me, full of trips and excursions. Started with Trek in Bandhavgarh with family, then I went Kasauli, Delhi, Harihareshwar (unforgettable Konkan trip), Lonavala, Cricket Matches at Aksa Beach, Shifted to Bangalore, Port Blair, Havelock Island, Pondicherry, my home sweet home and then ended the year with old friends and celebrated the best ever New Year eve. The year was also good for my tummy which always longs for good food. It processed lots of Konkani food last year, and for sure has become a fan of Mallu cuisine. With its love for Sea food increasing exponentially, I feel feeding it with the same in the coming year will be good for me.

Some resolutions for the coming year as usual, expecting some huge turnarounds this year and more over wish it to be most fruitful for the entire world and praying for happiness for everyone. Have a great 2010 !!!!

September 9, 2009

Understanding the financial crisis

Heidi is the proprietor of a bar somewhere in Europe. In order to increase sales, she decides to allow her loyal customers - most of whom are unemployed alcoholics - to drink now but pay later. She keeps track of the drinks consumed on a ledger (thereby granting the customers loans).

Word gets around and as a result increasing numbers of customers flood into Heidi's bar.

Taking advantage of her customers' freedom from immediate payment constraints, Heidi increases her prices for wine and beer, the most-consumed beverages. Her sales volume increases massively.

A young and dynamic customer service consultant at the local bank recognizes these customer debts as valuable future assets and increases Heidi's borrowing limit.

He sees no reason for undue concern since he has the debts of the alcoholics as collateral.

At the bank's corporate headquarters, expert bankers transform these customer assets into DRINKBONDS, ALKBONDS and PUKEBONDS. These securities are then traded on markets worldwide. No one really understands what these abbreviations mean and how the securities are guaranteed. Nevertheless, as their prices continuously climb, the securities become top-selling items.

One day, although the prices are still climbing, a risk manager (subsequently of course fired due his negativity) of the bank decides that slowly the time has come to demand payment of the debts incurred by the drinkers at Heidi's bar.

However they cannot pay back the debts.

Heidi cannot fulfill her loan obligations and claims bankruptcy.

DRINKBOND and ALKBOND drop in price by 95 %. PUKEBOND performs better, stabilizing in price after dropping by 80 %.

The suppliers of Heidi's bar, having granted her generous payment due dates and having invested in the securities are faced with a new situation. Her wine supplier claims bankruptcy, her beer supplier is taken over by a competitor.

The bank is saved by the Government following dramatic round-the-clock consultations by leaders from the governing political parties.

The funds required for this purpose are obtained by a tax levied on the non-drinkers.

Now I hope you finally understand our current Financial Crisis!