My Power Quote !

A good book on a rainy day is happiness for me - Ruskin Bond

Sunday, March 27, 2011

TIME TO FLEX THE MUSCLES IN THE BRAIN

We are groomed in a system where books are treated more as an academic tool than life enriching experience. We see only a minuscule percentage of people who nurture reading as a habit beyond student life.

When I undertake journeys, it is appalling to see few people with books. In this respect, our Western counterparts are a wiser lot, because their society is more knowledge centric. This behavioral deficiency can be cured by taking a conscious decision to nurture the habit of reading as a daily dose to make life more blissful.

CRICKET : INDIAN OBSESSION ??


Cricket occupies a large space on Indian psyche. The cult status it enjoys and near stardom of its players makes cricket beyond any wild imagination. No game in India is as popular as cricket due to much fanfare in media as it conjures up young and old with equal twist.

I feel that cricket becomes more of commerce than a game. The Indian Premier League's (IPL) auctioneering of teams, title & trophy to business entities buttress this point.

I am not an ardent critic of cricket. My opposition is to the extent of media vauntingly highlighting  the game. It storms the headlines in

Saturday, March 26, 2011

THE POWER OF INFORMATION


power of informationBenjamin Disraeli, the famous British Statesman observed that the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information.

Before advent of internet, books are only the source of information. Ever since the dot com world stormed our lives, it dramatically changed the way we seek information. Now getting information relevant to our need is a mouse click away and everybody is banking on internet like never before.
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