Thursday, 6 October 2011

TRIBUTE TO STEVE JOBS ...




“No one wants to die. Even people who want to go to heaven don’t want to die to get there. And yet death is the destination we all share. No one has ever escaped it. And that is as it should be, because Death is very likely the single best invention of Life. It is Life’s change agent. It clears out the old to make way for the new. Right now the new is you, but someday not too long from now, you will gradually become the old and be cleared away. Sorry to be so dramatic, but it is quite true. Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma — which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.” Stanford commencement speech, June 2005.




“Being the richest man in the cemetery doesn’t matter to me … Going to bed at night saying we’ve done something wonderful… that’s what matters to me.” Quoted in The Wall Street Journal, May 25, 1993.




“Sometimes life is going to hit you in the head with a brick. Don't lose faith.”




“When I was 17, I read a quote that went something like: “If you live each day as if it was your last, someday you’ll most certainly be right.” It made an impression on me, and since then, for the past 33 years, I have looked in the mirror every morning and asked myself: “If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am about to do today?” And whenever the answer has been “No” for too many days in a row, I know I need to change something.” Stanford commencement speech, June 2005.



Saturday, 23 July 2011

ZINDAGI NA MILEGI DOBARA --- Poetry


Dil Aakhir Tu Kyun Rota Hai – (Thi Shayari comes when Farhan is heartbroken after meeting his estranged dad)
Jab-Jab Dard Ka Baadal Chaya
Jab Gham Ka Saya Lehraya
Jab Aansoo Palkon Tak Aya
Jab Yeh Tanha Dil Ghabraya
Humne Dil Ko Yeh Samjhaya
Dil Aakhir Tu Kyun Rota Hai
Duniya Mein Yunhi Hota Hai
Yeh Jo Gehre Sannaate Hain
Waqt Ne Sabko Hi Baante Hain
Thoda Gham Hai Sabka Kissa
Thodi Dhoop Hai Sabka Hissa
Aankh Teri Bekaar Hi Nam Hai
Har Pal Ek Naya Mausam Hai
Kyun Tu Aise Pal Khota Hai
Dil Aakhir Tu Kyun Rota Hai
Translated version:
when the cloud of sadness came over,
when the shadow of sorrow waved,
when tears reached eyelids,
when the lonely heart was worried,
I told the heart
O heart, why do u cry
it happens in the world,
the deep silences that are there,
time has given them to all,
a little sorrow is part of everyone's story,
and everyone has got some sunshine,
your eyes are wet for no reason,
every moment it's a new weather,
why do you lose moments like that,
O heart, why do u cry..


Pighle Neelam Sa – (This Shayari comes after the trio’s deep sea dive).
Pighle Neelam Sa Behta Ye Sama
Neeli Neeli Si Khamoshiyan
Na Kahin Hai Zameen Na Kahin Aasmaan
Sarsaraati Hui Tehniyaan-Pattiyaan
Keh Rahi Hain Bas Ek Tum Ho Yahan
Bas Main Hoon, Meri Saanse Hain Aur Meri Dhadkane
Aisi Gehraiyaan, Aisi Tanhaiyaan, Aur Main… Sirf Main
Apne Hone Par Mujhko Yakeen Aa Gaya
Translated version:
a thought, that hasn't reached lips,
peeks from the eyes,
it asks for some words-
sometimes from you, sometimes from me..
wearing which, it may reach lips,
and may flaunt holding the arms of voice,
but the thought that it is,
it's just, only, feeling,
as if some smell floats in the air,
smell, that is soundless,
that you know about,
and I know about,
it can't be hidden from the world either,
don't know how a secret it is..

Zinda Ho Tum – (This Shayari comes in the climax)
Dilon Mein Tum Apni Betaabiyan Leke Chal Rahe Ho, Toh Zinda Ho Tum
Nazar Mein Khwabo Ki Bijliyan Leke Chal Rahe Ho, Toh Zinda Ho Tum
Hawa Ke Jhokon Ke Jaise Aazad Rehna Seekho
Tum Ek Dariya Ke Jaise Lehron Mein Behna Seekho
Har Ek Lamhe Se Tum Milo Khole Apni Baahein
Har Ek Pal Ek Naya Samaa Dekhiye
Jo Apni Aankhon Mein Hairaniya Leke Chal Rahe Ho, Toh Zinda Ho Tum
Dilon Mein Tum Apni Betaabiyan Leke Chal Rahe Ho, Toh Zinda Ho Tum
Translated version:
If you are moving with an eagerness in your heart, then you are alive..
if you're moving with the sparks of dreams in your eyes, then you're alive..
learn to live freely like the gusts of wind,
Learn to flow in waves, like a river does..
Meet every moment with your arms open,
Every moment these eyes should watch a new weather,
If you're moving with a bewilderment in your eyes then you are alive,
If you are moving with an eagerness in your heart, then you are alive..




Reference:
Bolly Meaning
Shayarism

Tuesday, 12 July 2011

Short Story - Bad Temper

There once was a little boy who had a bad temper. His father gave him a bag of nails and told him that every time he lost his temper, he must hammer a nail into the back of the fence.

The first day, the boy had driven 37 nails into the fence. Over the next few weeks, as he learned to control his anger, the number of nails hammered daily gradually dwindled down. He discovered it was easier to hold his temper than to drive those nails into the fence.

Finally the day came when the boy didn't lose his temper at all. He told his father about it and the father suggested that the boy now pull out one nail for each day that he was able to hold his temper. The days passed and the boy was finally able to tell his father that all the nails were gone.

The father took his son by the hand and led him to the fence. He said, "You have done well, my son, but look at the holes in the fence. The fence will never be the same. When you say things in anger, they leave a

scar just like this one. You can put a knife in a man and draw it out. It won't matter how many times you say I'm sorry the wound is still there. A verbal wound is as bad as a physical one."

Short Story - Fleming

His name was Fleming, and he was a poor Scottish farmer. One day, while trying to eke out a living for his family, he heard a cry for help coming from a nearby bog. He dropped his tools and ran to the bog. There, mired to his waist in black muck, was a terrified boy, screaming and struggling to free himself. Farmer Fleming saved the lad from what could have been a slow
and terrifying death.
The next day, a fancy carriage pulled up to the Scotsman's sparse surroundings. An elegantly dressed nobleman stepped out and introduced himself as the father of the boy Farmer Fleming had saved.
"I want to repay you," said the nobleman. "You saved my son's life."
"No, I can't accept payment for what I did," the Scottish farmer replied, waving off the offer. At that moment, the farmer's own son came to the door of the family hovel.
"Is that your son?" the nobleman asked. "Yes," the farmer replied proudly.
"I'll make you a deal. Let me take him and give him a good education.
If the lad is anything like his father, he'll grow to a man you can be proud of."
And that he did. In time, Farmer Fleming's son graduated from St. Mary's Hospital Medical School in London, and went on to become known throughout the world as the noted Sir Alexander Fleming, the discoverer of Penicillin.
Years afterward, the nobleman's son was stricken with pneumonia.
What saved him? Penicillin.
The name of the nobleman? Lord Randolph Churchill.
His son's name? Sir Winston Churchill.

Short Story - Flower

A man stopped at a flower shop to order some flowers to be wired to his mother who lived two hundred miles away.
As he got out of his car he noticed a young girl sitting on the curb sobbing.
He asked her what was wrong and she replied, "I wanted to buy a red rose for my mother.
But I only have seventy-five cents, and a rose costs two dollars."
The man smiled and said, "Come on in with me. I'll buy you a rose."
He bought the little girl her rose and ordered his own mother's flowers.
As they were leaving he offered the girl a ride home.
She said, "Yes, please! You can take me to my mother."
She directed him to a cemetery, where she placed the rose on a freshly dug grave.
The man returned to the flower shop, canceled the wire order, picked up a bouquet and drove the two hundred miles to his mother's house.

Short Story - Wait For The Brick

A young and successful executive was traveling down a neighborhood street, going a bit too fast in his new Jaguar. He was watching for kids darting out from between parked cars and slowed down when he thought he saw something. As his car passed, no children appeared. Instead, a brick smashed into the Jag's side door! He slammed on the brakes and drove the Jag back to the spot where the brick had been thrown. The angry driver then jumped out of the car, grabbed the nearest kid and pushed him up against a parked car, shouting, "What was that all about and who are you?
Just what the heck are you doing?
That's a new car and that brick you threw is going to cost a lot of money.
Why did you do it?"
The young boy was apologetic. "Please mister ... please, I'm sorry... I didn't know what else to do," he pleaded.
"I threw the brick because no one else would stop..."
With tears dripping down his face and off his chin, the youth pointed to a spot just around a parked car.
"It's my brother," he said.
"He rolled off the curb and fell out of his wheelchair and I can't lift him up."

Now sobbing, the boy asked the stunned executive, "Would you please help me get him back into his wheelchair? He's hurt and he's too heavy for me."
Moved beyond words, the driver tried to swallow the rapidly swelling lump in his throat. He hurriedly lifted the handicapped boy back into the wheelchair, then took out his fancy handkerchief and dabbed at the fresh scrapes and cuts. A quick look told him everything was going to be okay.

"Thank you and may God bless you," the grateful child told the stranger.
Too shook up for words, the man simply watched the little boy push his wheelchair-bound brother down the sidewalk toward their home. It was a long, slow walk back to the Jaguar. The damage was very noticeable, but the driver never bothered to repair the dented side door. He kept the dent there to remind him of this message: Don't go through life so fast that someone has to throw a brick at you to get your attention!

God whispers in our souls and speaks to our hearts. Sometimes when we don't have time to listen, He has to throw a brick at us.

It's our choice: Listen to the whisper ... or wait for the brick !!!

Wednesday, 6 July 2011

Humors & Adages



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30 Seconds only...

MANAGEMENT LESSON !!!


Once PVNR (PV Narasimha Rao), L.K.Advani and Laloo Prasad Yadav were
travelling in an autorickshaw. They met with an accident and all three of
them died.

Yama Raja was waiting for this moment at the doorstep of death.

He asks PVNR and Advani to go to HEAVEN.

But, for Laloo, Yama had already decided that he should be sent to HELL.
Laloo is not at all happy with this decision.

He asks Yama as to why this discrimination is being made. All the three of
them had served the public. Similarly, all took bribes, all misused public
positions, etc.

Then why the differential treatment?

He felt that there should be a formal test or an objective evaluation before
a decision is made; and should not be just based on opinion or pre-conceived
notions.

Yama agrees to this and asks all the three of them to appear for an English
test.
PVNR is asked to spell " INDIA " and he does it correctly.
Advani is asked to spell " ENGLAND " and he too passes.

It is Laloo's turn and he is asked to spell " CZECHOSLOVAKIA ".

Laloo protests that he doesn't know English.

He says this is not fair and that he was given a tough question and thus
forced to fail with false intent.
Yama then agrees to conduct a written test in Hindi (to give another chance
assuming that Laloo should at least feel that Hindi would provide an equal
platform for all three).

PVNR is asked to write "KUTTA BOLA BHOW BHOW". He writes it easily and
passes.
Advani is asked to write "BILLY BOLI MYAUN MYAUN". He too passes.

Laloo is asked to write "BANDAR BOLA GURRRRRR....."
Tough one. He fails again.
Laloo is extremely unhappy.

Having been a student of history (which the other two weren't),he now
requested for all the 3 to be subjected to a test in history

Yama says OK but this would be the last chance and that he would not take
any more tests.
PVNR is asked: "When did India get Independence ?". He replied "1947" and passed.
Advani is asked "How many people died during the independence struggle?".

He gets nervous. Yama asked him to choose from 3 options: 100,000 or 200,000
or 300,000.
Advani catches it and says 200,000 and passes.
It's Laloo's turn now.

Yama asks him to give the Name and Address of each of the 200,000 who died
in the struggle.

Laloo accepts defeat and agrees to go to HELL.

Moral of the story: 
IF YOUR MANAGEMENT HAS DECIDED TO SCREW YOU, THERE IS NO ESCAPE...

Garib Parivar pe Essay


Ek Ameer Ladki ko School me Garib Parivar pe Essay Likhne ko Kaha Gaya

Ek Ameer Ladki ko School me

Garib Parivar pe Essay Likhne ko Kaha Gaya.

Essay me usne Likha:

Ek Garib Parivar tha,

Pita Garib,

Maa Garib,

Bache Garib.

Parivar me4 Naukr the,

wo bhi Gareeb.

Car bi Tutti Hui SAFARI thi.

Unka Garib Driver Bachon ko Tutti Car me School Chhod K Aata tha.

Bachon K paas Purane N95 Mobile the.

Bache Hafte me 3 bar Hi Chicken Khate the.

Ghar me 4 Hi 2nd Hand A.C. The.

Sara Parivar Badi Mushkil se Aish Kar raha tha :)

An IITian and a Rickshawala...in conversation !!!


There were two rickshaw-walas vying for our business when we wanted to go to Sankat-Mochan temple in Benaras. I agreed to go with the one who was about 20, seemed like a regular young rickshaw-wala, but I found something interesting about this fellow in his eyes. I was not proved wrong.
 He wanted Rs 50, we said Rs 30. We settled for 40. 
 Here are the highlights of the conversation that ensued while he rode the rickshaw: 
 "aap kahan se aaye hain" 
"Delhi" 
"bijness ya kaam karte hain?" 
"naukri karte hain" 
"kismein" 
"internet mein" 
"humara bhi kuch wahin kaam lagwa do" 
I just chuckled 
"main try kar raha hoon engineering padhne kee. achchi naukri lag jaayegi tab" 
"achcha?" I asked a little interested 
"haan, delhi mein Guru Gobind Singh Indraprashta University mein engineering ke liye apply kara hai. achchi hai woh university" 
"haan, achchi hai", I agreed. 
"haan, kal hee maine JEE bhi diya" 
"JEE matlab, IIT ka?" 
"haan, Joint Entrance Examination" he pronounced it perfectly just to make it clear to me what JEE stood for. "mushkil hota hai exam" 
"haan, 2 saal toh log padhte hee hain uske liye, asaan nahin hai" I carried on the conversation 
"Delhi mein Akaash coaching institute hain na?" 
"haan, hai" 
"aapne kya padhai kari?" 
"main engineer hoon, aur phir mba bhi kiya" 
"kahan se engineer?" 
"IIT delhi se" 
He swung back, surprised, a little delighted, and smiled. "Ok, aapke liye Rs 30" 
Swati and I laughed 
Swati asked "padhai kab karte they IIT ke liye" 
"bas, rickshaw chalaane ke baad raat mein". Then he added "kismein engineering kari aapne?" 
"Chemical" 
"toh aapki chemistry toh badi strong hogi" 
"nahin, aisa nahin hai" 
He continued "yeh bataiye....jab Mendeleev ne Periodic Table banaya tha tab kitne elements they usmein?" 
Now it was my turn to get surprised. He was quizzing me. I said "shayad 70-80" 
"no, 63" he said sharply. "kaunse element kee electronegativity highest hai?" 
Swati was laughing, and I didnt try too hard and said "pata nahin" 
"Flourine", he said confidently. Without a break he asked,"kaunse element kee electron affinity highest hoti hai?" 
Now I was laughing too and said "nahin pata" 
"Chlorine. toh aapka kaunsa subject strong tha?" clearly having proven that my chemistry wasnt a strong point 
"Physics", I said 
"achha, Newton's second law of motion kya hai" 
I knew this one I thought, "F=ma" I said 
"Physics is not about formula, it is understanding concept!"  he reprimanded me in near perfect english. "Tell me in statement" 
I was shocked. Swati continued to laugh. 
I said "ok, Newtons second law, er....was...." 
" 'was' nahin, 'is'!Second law abhi bhi hai!" he snapped at my use of 'was' 
Surely, my physics wasnt impressing him either. "yaad nahin, I said" 
"Force on an object is directly proportional to the mass of the object and the acceleration of the object", he said it in near perfect english. "aapne mtech nahin kiya?" 
"nahin, mba kiya" 
"mba waale toh sirf paisa kamana chahte hain, kaam nahin karte" 
"nahin, aisa nahin hai, paisa kamaane ke liye kaam karna padta hai" 
He said "arrey, rehene do"  or some words to that effect. He didnt think too highly of me apparently anymore. 
In a minute we reached our destination. We got off and I told him that he must and should definitely study more, and that I think he is sharp as hell. He took only Rs 30, smiled and began to leave. I got my camera out and said "Raju, ek photo leta hoon tumhari". He waved me off, dismissed the idea and rode off before I could say anything more....leaving me feeling high and dry like a spurned lover.
 What a ride that was! India is changing, and changing fast.

TOO much technology !!!









WHY TEACHERS ARE STRESSED !!!



















That's all Women want....


That's all Women want....


..Plain looking husband 



  

...normal simple ring



...small wedding party 


  
...honeymoon at any place


  
...small house for the kids to run around 
 



  
  

...lovely children 
 
   



...husband is a family man 



  
    

...but work hard 




  
  

...small car for shopping





  

  
  

...another car for kids 





  

  

...some collections 




    
  

...shoes for each occasion





  

  
  

...some nice outfits 




  
  

...a bit of cosmetics 





  

    
...a bit of makeup 



  
  
  

...overseas trip once a year 





  

  

...more often on domestic trips



  

  
  

...dinners




  

  
  

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