I received the following image with caption "Generation Gap". It looks like a temple in Maharashtra. There is a young man on the left who is sitting alone and looking into his mobile, and there is a group of elderly people on the right chatting. The caption suggests that old generation is (still) not addicted... Continue Reading →
If you care for a secular, democratic India, do watch this interview about NRC Assam: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uOfUoG5m670 After having watched the interview, now read this news in that context: At RSS mega meet, concerns over Hindus being left out of NRC: Sources https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/at-rss-mega-meet-concerns-over-hindus-being-left-out-of-nrc-sources/articleshow/71025873.cms India is being slowly converted into a Hindu Taliban. It's still the beginning... Continue Reading →
I wrote a post few days back about my liking for Hindi movies. I forgot to mention that I have watched some extremely terrible movies...many of them at theatre! One of such terrible movies I have watched (though not in theatre) is Mithun Chakraborty's Gunda which released on this day in 1998. https://youtu.be/qRrRhvLxbXw The movie... Continue Reading →
I like Ganesha/ Ganapati. It's very interesting concept as well as form. However I do not like Ganesh Festival for personal reasons, bad memories of the festival. Many of my darkest life events and experiences have been on or around Ganesh Chaturthi. Hope that changes some day...
It's Warren Buffett's birthday today! Born on 30th August 1930, he completes 89 years today...and continues to be healthy and active! Here is a very good documentary on his life: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RYHPlLsdW0A&t=4190s I am hugely influenced by Warren Buffett and his partner Charlie Munger (born on 1st January 1924, he also remains healthy and active, even... Continue Reading →
Here is an interesting thought experiment I came across on Twitter. What would be your answer? It's a fun experiment and also says something about your personality...
Math is fun... Don't believe? Check this...hope you enjoy it! How much is: 230 - 220 x 0.5 = ? ... ... ... ... ... ... You would be amazed that answer is just 5!
Yesterday (6th Aug 2019) was supposed to be a historic day for India. And it was...! Abrogation of Article 370 Bill was passed in Lok Sabha yesterday. It was passed in Rajya Sabha on 5th Aug. The decision was very controversial and a long pending one. Just looking at the news paper clippings from India... Continue Reading →