Why did NSG take 9 hrs to get there?

An article from Sunday Times of India - throwing light on dismal crisis management in India.NSG (National Security Guards) is the top-notch security agency that did a marvellous job in saving many civilians under seige at Hotel Taj, Hotel Oberoi and other places. But it took over 9 hours for NSG troops to reach Mumbai from... Continue Reading →

Enough is enough

As a consequence of brutal terror attack on Mumbai that shook the entire nations, things have started moving fast. It is extremely sad that it took such a heinous attack and lives of many civilians and India’s best security people for government to act. India has always been proud of its democracy – and rightly... Continue Reading →

SWOT Analysis for dummies :)

SWOT analysis is an important management term used by all and sundry to sound intelligent. My problem is after I utter the word, I have difficulty in taking it forward. Strength looks weakness and Opportunity looks like Threat to me. Every time I end up being jumbled and more confused. But wait... I have found... Continue Reading →

Man tries to pay bill with spider drawing

Below is the complete email conversation that Adelaide man David Thorne claims he had with a utility company chasing payment of an overdue bill. From: Jane GillesDate: Wednesday 8 Oct 2008 12.19pmTo: David ThorneSubject: Overdue account Dear David, Our records indicate that your account is overdue by the amount of $233.95. If you have already made... Continue Reading →

विनोद

अगदी रमतगमत चालत असलेल्या सुभेदार बंताला पाहून मेजर संता कडाडला, ”सुभेदार बंता, हा युद्धसराव सुरू आहे. काल्पनिक शत्रू समोरून अतिशय वेगानं आपल्या दिशेनं सरकतोय. प्रचंड काल्पनिक गोळीबार सुरू आहे. दोन्ही बाजूंनी सुरू असलेल्या काल्पनिक धुमश्चक्रीत तू अडकला आहेस.”बंतानं ताबडतोब जमिनीवर लोळण घेतली, दोन गिरक्या घेऊन तो एका जागी तो उठून बसला.ते पाहून चक्रावलेल्या संतानं विचारलं,... Continue Reading →

विनोद

तो आणि ती एका कॉफीशॉपमध्ये ब्लाइंड डेटवर भेटले. पण त्याला तिच्याबरोबर एक मिनिटही घालवणंही जड जात होतं. केमिस्ट्री जमत नव्हती.अशी वेळ आलीच तर सुटका व्हावी, म्हणून त्यानं एका मित्राला मोबाइलवर फोन करायला सांगून ठेवलं होतं. अचानक त्याचा मोबाइल वाजला. 'एक्स्क्यूज मी!' म्हणून तो लांब गेला आणि अगदी पडेल चेहऱ्यानं तिच्यापाशी येऊन म्हणाला, ''व्हेरी सॉरी! पण,... Continue Reading →

Romantic 1st lines…. Deadly 2nd lines

Another nice email forward...==================================A local newspaper ran a competition asking for a rhyme with the most romantic first line... but the least romantic second line. Here are some of the entries they received.I thought that I could love no otherUntil, that is, I met your brother. Roses are red, violets are blue, sugar is sweet, and... Continue Reading →

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