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Death by accident

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Two women were killed and seven others, including a four-year-old girl, were injured when a 27-year-old software engineer allegedly ran over them on Hosur Road near Bommanahalli.Police said Karthik, who was allegedly speeding, first hit a couple of people crossing the road before losing control and hitting people standing by ...

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Bad habits – one can easily avoid

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  After the General elections 2014, I called one of my acquaintances to hear his prediction about the poll results. While talking I noticed that he was more interested in telling me about his conversation with Ms. Nirmala Seetharaman (the Present Union Minister) and MLA Suresh Kumar regarding results. I ...

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Why is saffron (Kesari) so expensive?

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  Sometime in January, there was an event ‘Horti Sangam’ at Lalbagh, Bangalore. During the event, fruits and vegetables from 14 states were on sale. In one of the stalls, the vendor was selling saffron (KESAR or Kesari) from Kashmir – original! When I asked about the price, he said ...

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A pledge against VIP culture

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  I am sure you would have experienced the ‘power’ of VIP at some point in life. I am also sure that you would have cursed the VIP culture in this country. Some momentum has gathered against VIP culture in the country thanks to Mr. Kejriwal. It is he who ...

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Smoking is suicide by installments

Smoking is suicide by installments

  Smoking/Use of tobacco is injurious to health Smoking, dhumapaana (drinking smoke) is practiced in India for at least 2000 years. However, tobacco was introduced to India in 16th Century. Basics: More than 4,000 different chemicals have been found in tobacco and tobacco smoke. More than 60 of these chemicals ...

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Blind faith in business and its side effects

The trust has turned into blind faith. Is blind faith in business a good idea?

  One of our clients is having this problem. He has developed a very cordial relationship with his deputy. The deputy is working in his organization for the last 15 years. So, a great amount of trust is built between them.   The trust has turned into blind faith. Is ...

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