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Now, thats a crowded vehicle !!!

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Friend going for a ride on a chilly winter evening????

Two to tango!!!!!

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How beautiful it is!!!!

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A genius has clicked this photograph, how beautiful!!!!

Phir milne ki dua karna ! ! !

Jaise jaise mujh se mera
ik ik saathi bhichad raha hai;
Tut raha hai seene mein kuch,
tukda tukda bikhar raha hai !


Har phool jo tehni se,
tut raha hai,
bikhar raha hai uski yaadon ki khushbu se,
dil ka gulshan mehak raha hain !

Bichhad rahe haiN ek duje se,
jane phir mile na mile
apni manzil badal rahi hai,
apna rasta badal raha hai !

PalkoN mein aansoo chhupaye,
muskaate ho mere Dost
par us dukh ko kaun chhupaye,
jo chehre par ubhar raha hai !

Baras jo saath bitaaye,
unka ik ik lamha ab
aankhon mein tasveerein bankar,
chand lamhoN mein gujar raha hai !

Chahne se sab hota hai
phir milne ki duaa karna
aakhir main tera humsafar raha
hu aur tu mera humsafar raha hai !

I wanna get my ears pierced ! ! !

Yes, it sounds crazy, but it has been my long standing fantasy to get my ears pierced.....

I still remember, I was in Punjab, and we met one of the manager of our competition. He was wearing the earings, and it looked so good on him, that same day I decided to wear the earing, though only one ear.....

It has been more than a couple of years, but I dont know, what held me back. On and off the thought kept coming back to me but in the schemes of thing, it was lost......

I got a friend who has a jewellery shop, and now I have finally decided to "Just do it".

Dont know how the people will take that, but who the hell cares. And for that matter, in the ancient ages, the men also used to wear the earings after all !!!

Not gonna tell, Mom, dad and sis. Would rather give them a surprise. I know they will be bewildered by this thought, but then.......

"Hum hain naye, andaaz kyun ho puraana" !!!!

Who was that woman on billboard???

A few days back, there was an article in the TOI that British motorists are complaining of the distraction that was being caused to them from the billboards which were having semi-nude photographs of women!!!

Apparently the drivers were attracted to those billboards (Its not their fault, any man worth his balls would), and sometimes would end up in an accident, to grossed in the whole act of watching (and may be fantasising).

This reminds me of my own experience with the "Woman on billboard". On the western express highway, while moving both up and down, a couple of years back, there was this cute and beautiful gal on the billboard, which used to always caught my imagination....

Theres a woman's wear store at Santacruz called "Seasons", the billboard was of the same store with that cute and sooooooo beautiful gal, all decked up in ethnic indian wear.....

Whenever I used to move, I would keep my eyes ready to have a look at the beauty, and sometime would just wish t…

Every man should have,dreams,passion and a blue blazer! ! !

Well, thats from an ad of a well known apparel brand, which I saw yesterday and it reminded me of my school days, when I was besotted with the fact of having a "Blue blazer".

I dont know how I was so besotted, but I guess, after seeing a lot of models in the suits in business magazines(I started reading them early), somehow I would also fantasise, that I am a top corporate honcho.....So it all started very early.....

In "Kendriya Vidyalaya", our winter uniform included the blue blazer, and some of my friends used to wear them, and obviously they looked smart in them, and I also always wanted to wear one.

Back in the home, I would persist with my mother to take out a couple of old blazers of my father, which were at least 10 to 15 yrs old, so that I could wear them......My mother finally relented and so I got to wear the blazer first time in my life......

Prior to that, I remember when I was in standard 3rd or 4th, I would wear one of my full sleeve shirts, just to fant…

Mr. Lance Armstrong, I am hooked to your book.....

Mr. Lance Armstrong, I have been hooked to your book (Its not about the bike) since the moment I bought it yesterday. I have already finished more than three-quarter of it, and as soon as I reach home after the party today, would gobble up the rest.

I dont know what to say about your book, I am still reeling under the effect of it, you can all it a sort of hangover!

There are some books, which are to be glanced through, some to be read and some to be chewed and digested, I guess your book falls into the last cateogary.

As of now Iam reading it , the chewing and digesting part would be done later, when I read it for the second time, aagain.

Of so many things, rather statements that I read yesterday, I vividly remember you words, "Son, You cant quit", which was told to you by your mother, everyday.

Nobody told me this statement, but thats what I used to tell this to myself, alone, every single day, when I was alone and fighting, for everything, and like you, sometime for my very ex…

The murder at IIT Mumbai, and we all are murderers! ! !

A bright young mind of IIT-Mumbai ended his life out of desparation a couple of days back. Police and people call it a suicide, but for me its a murder.

And all of us are murderer and all of us are responsible for that.

What a shame for all of us, who call ourselves to be living in a civilized society and take pride of ourselves. All of us forced a bright young scientist to take a ghastly step, like ending his own life.....

To which way we are taking ourselves and our society??

First you killed the childhood and teenage years of that guy, by forcing him to study, coz if you are not an Engineer or Doctor, you are good for nothing, that guy could have excelled in Art or might have been a good sportsman, but he had to be an IITian, coz we the society put him into so much pressure.......

Aftet he joins one of the best institutions of the world, we force him to achieve a GPA of 10, otherwise he is good for nothing, the vicious cycle never ends, you get out of one, and the society puts you into…

I earned my first US dollar! ! !

I made myself the first US dollar. Google has credited my account of 1 US dollar yesterday for the adsense programme.

So Google puts the ad on my site and I get paid for that,provided a kind soul click on those ads!!!

So now Dad will be happy, his son is having a dual income, in two different currencies of the world...

So at least Now I can say that I am having a dollar income, so rare in a country, which sees any person having a dollar income, with EYES WIDE OPEN!!!

The fact that I am having a dollar income matters more rather than, how many dollars I am gonna make.

Till the time I am 60, would surely make a grand, not bad, by writing blog, what do you say.....

Now into four figures......

Now the hits of my blog are into 4 figures, and am happy!

I guess, I am as happy as if my salary has increased from a three fig to four figure, just like a kid, who sees his transparent piggy bank, getting filled with coins, slowly and steadily, every day....

From 2 to 3 was very easy, from 3 to 4 was difficult, but from 4 to 5 gonna be very difficult and time consuming, but recently my blog has started doing well, and numbers are rising in a decent fashion.

Hopefully, this time it gonna bit faster.

And to all the patrons of my blog, keep on visiting, keep on reading the crap that I publish, and keep on wasting your time, just for the simple reason that every single digit increase in the counter, makes this soul jump with joy and ecstacy.

Thanks to all of you and God bless you always........Rgds

A small town in US

My hometown was so small...


...the clinic was called Joe's Hospital and Grill

...long distance calls are delayed when the area code is busy

...the town Lady of the Evening stands under a flashlight

...in order to paint traffic lines, the road had to be widened

...instead of hoses, the Fire Department uses water pistols

...you had to make a reservation to use the parking meter

...during snowstorms, salt was spread using a salad shooter

...the local Motel 6 sleeps six

...during a boxing match, both men have to sit in the same corner

...the class valedictorian had both the highest & lowest averages

...the Mayor was also the Sheriff, Town Council & street sweeper

...we had no porn movie house; once a week someone left the shades up

...the municipal water system's pump was supplied by Water Pik

...before you visited, you could look out a window & see who was home

...there was no town idiot -- everybody had to take turns

Family vacation

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So here is a baby spending his vacation with his Mom and Dad????

Guess, Mom is also stressed out with the daily chores or is it the Dad stressed out with the monthly sales target??????

Difficult to tell na........

What do you wanna ask?

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Well, this cutie is looking so innocently at me, I am wondering, if he is trying to ask me something or what???

Or may be he has not seen such a handsome face ever before????

Siddhivinayak Temple, Mumbai, Maharastra

Siddhivinayak Temple,Maharashtra Shree Ganesh is the first to be worshipped before beginning any new project or venture as he is the destroyer of obstacles (vighnaharta). This beautiful temple is situated at Prabhadevi area of Mumbai, this popular temple dedicated to Ganesh was rebuilt on the site of a 200-year old temple. This temple was first consecrated on Thursday 19th November 1801. Siddhatekcha Shri Siddhi Vinayak is considered to be one of the Ashta Vinayak shrines of Maharashtra, celebrating eight instances of legends related to Ganesha.Siddhivinayak is also one of the names of Ganapati. Siddhtek is a remote little village along the river Bhima which flows southwards in the Ahmednagar district and Karjat taluka in Maharashtra. One remarkable thing about the river is that however rapid its flow it does not make any sound while flowing. The Siddhivinayak at Siddhtek is considered an especially powerful deity. It is believed that it was here on the Siddhtek Mountain, that Vishnu …

IMPOSSIBLE IS NOTHING! ! !

I am not Deepak Chopra, neither I am Shiv Khera. I am an ordinary mortal, more ordinary than anybody you will ever find.......And this ordinary mortal is telling you that "Impossible is nothing", and you better believe that, at least me, coz I am not speaking as a Guru, but as an ordinary mortal.

Its 20 days now, since I quit that habit, which millions try and find it impossible to do that, Guys you too can, like me..

I never thought that it would be possible myself, I was heavily addicted to it, but more than giving up that habit, I decided to test my will, in one of the most difficult times for me....

I guess, all these 20 days have been the biggest test of my life, and I passed it, with flying colours....

I have proved myself, that if I want something badly and really, I can do it or achieve it, no matter how bad the odds are........

IMPOSSIBLE IS NOTHING!!!

Sleeping with Forrest ! ! !

Well, thats the name of the "Teddy" that I bought yesterday from Archies!

When I told Nids that I want to buy it, she was so dumb-struck as if I just told her that I want to marry your father!!! But guess, its obvious for her to get so surprised as not very often a 28 year old guy buys a "Teddy" meant for a two year old, and that too for himself!

But guess, beneath every man theres a child which never dies, and same is true for me, I guess, I would basically always remain a child...

So here comes "Forrest" in my life, I named him after the favourite character of mine in movie "Forrest Gump", and my Forrest is as adorable and cute like the original one of the movie...

So Forrest sits along with me when I read or write and also when I have my dinner, and slept with me also yesterday night, and he behaved so well all through the night and slept gingerly.

So now when I come back home from work, I will not find walls and floor in my house, theres "Fo…

The best bachelor pad in town ! ! !

Yes, its the best bachelor pad in town, and its mine. The people who have visited my earlier abodes are completely shocked and surprised....

I guess, they are bewildered by the transformation, and they are not to be blamed....

First of all its clean, spic and span, sometimes I broom it twice a day, cause on a granit flooring, you tend to notice dirt very soon.....Earlier may be it was once a fortnight affair, if I remember correctly....

I can offer now tea and coffee, to anyone who drops in, courtesy my electric kettle, which has made my life so blissful, a couple of minutes and my cuppa is ready....

I packed my new refrigerator with all sorts of cold drinks, and after putting up the stuff inside, I realised may be I should have bought a bigger one.....but guess, just right enough for a single soul.....

So here you have the choices of cold drinks, Cold water, a acouple of variety of fruiit juices, coke can, ice tea, Duke's Mangola, and yes, beer for my buddies.....

Packed in a lot of sn…

Have you met God today?

A little boy wanted to meet God. He knew it was a long trip to where God lived. So he packed a small bag with Twinkies and a six pack of root beer and started his journey. When he had gone about three blocks, he became tired and sat in a park beside an old man who was just staring at some pigeons.

The boy opened his bag to take a drink when he noticed the old man looked a bit hungry. He offered a Twinkie and the old man gave a nice broad smile at the little boy. The Smile seemed so pleasant that the boy kept on offering his Twinkies one after the other. The boy was delighted by those Pleasing Smiles. They sat there eating and smiling, but never said a word.
As it grew dark, the boy got up to leave. He went a few steps and then suddenly turned around. He ran back to the old man and gave him a Hug.

The old man gave his biggest Smile in all these years of his Life.
When the boy reached home, his mother was surprised by the look of Joy on his face. She asked, "What did you do today, that…

The Song of my life !!!

I am so happy today, just for a flimsy reason. I hunted the song "Papa kehte hain" from the movie " Qayamat se qayamat tak" on the net and downloaded it on my communicator and now that song is in the repeat mode, playing continiously as I write.

All of you think that I must have gone crazy, why to be so happy, if you download this song.......

This song has been the "Song of life" for me, since the moment I heard it. There has been times when nobody believes you, when you are left alone to make yourself believe, that you too can make it big one day, regardless of what all the people in this world believe....

I have written earlier also about my relation with this song, whenever I used to see my other frineds, roaming on bikes, spending money, I would come back and play this song, just to make myself believe, that my day is yet to come, and it will come.

I always got inspiration from this song, I would always make myself believe that my career is just about to …

In a city of 18 million, I too have a place to live,My World

So I shifted to my new abode on sunday. In a city, where space is the only constraint(Which you dont get even after shelling money), rest any thing in the world will be available on hard cash, I finally have my own space...

Its a small 1BHK flat, with a small balcony, overlooking the road passing through and 2 big windows. Fresh with a new coat of paint and marbled flooring.

Since past 3 years in Mumbai, I have been living in shared accomodation, justto have company and also, its a bit cheaper on your pockets!

But guess now, wanted to have my own space, which can be my own world, which I can make according to my wishes, and now finally have one.

Though its a rented one, but what the heck, I alone will pay the rent and I alone have paid the deposit,so its mine!

Well, not too much of stuff in that room, except two old cup-boards left by the landlady, plan to build the things slowly by the end of the week, so may be by the next tuesday, it would be a home, rather than a bachelor accod.

Already…

THINGS YOU WISH/MISS IN LIFE..........

A good one sent by Rupesh........

1. 5 minutes ago you were travelling to office at 80 mph. in your brand new car. Now you are traveling to hospital at double the speed in an ambulance, you wish there was 'undo (ctrl + Z)' in life!

2. You are already late, and your key is missing, you wish there was 'find tool (ctrl + F)' in life!

3. You are a bankrupt, after investing in some weird business, you wish there was 'rebuild all' in life!

4. The train is so crowded that you cannot get anywhere near that nice girl at the other end, you wish there was 'zoom & view full screen' in life!

5. After marriage you realize that there is bound to be a mismatch, you wish there was an 'evaluation period' or at least a 'sample download' or a 'demo version'!

6. One day you realize that you are turning bald, you wish there was 'cut/copy and paste (ctrl + X)/(ctrl + …

Why dogs are better than human......

10. Dogs love it when your friends come over.

9. The later you are, the more excited a dog is to see you.

8. Dogs will forgive you for playing with other dogs.

7. Anyone can get a good looking dog.

6. Dogs don't care if you haven't taken a shower in days.

5. Dogs never need to examine the relationship.

4. Dogs think every meal you cook is just perfect.

3. Dogs don't keep wearing your favorite clothes on the nights you need them.

2. Dogs don't want to know about every other dog you've had.
and last but not least...


1. Dogs even find you amusing when you're drunk!

Cutie, isnt it???

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Baby, one day you will be mine........

The Dumbest people around.......

1. Police in Wichita, Kansas, arrested a 22-year-old man at an airport hotel after he tried to pass two (counterfeit) $16 bills.

2. A man in Johannesberg, South Africa, shot his 49-year-old friend in the face, seriously wounding him, while the two practiced shooting beer cans off each other's head.

3. A young teller was new to the job when she was approached by her first robber. Noticing that the man's grammar was not the greatest, the teller figured that the would be criminal was slightly slow. She told the robber that he had to have an account to rob a bank. Disappointed, the man left.

4. A company trying to continue its five-year perfect safety record showed its workers a film aimed at encouraging the use of safety goggles on the job. According to Industrial Machinery News, the film's depiction of gory industrial accidents was so graphic that twenty-five workers suffered minor injuries in their rush to leave the screening room. Thirteen others fainted, and one man requir…

Din-din bhar ho pyaari baatein!!!

Well, this my present job is a much more complex one than the previous one, where you need to achieve simultaneously many more target parameters, compared to my previous job.

Earlier it was 2, here its 4, if we keep rest of the things simple, so twice, but over that, things are more complex, so actually these 4 parameters have a multiplier effect....

So the amount of time I talk to my present boss here, I guess, I dint used to talk to my former boss even in a week, in my previous job.

The day starts with my Boss's call, everyday, when we discuss the days plan. And then it starts going, on and on, and on.....
Here there are so many things to monitor, that you end up talking like that...
Its not always exactly "Pyaari baatein" , but then most of the times, its very peaceful talk between me and my boss...

But then Boss is boss, and his words are not always music to the ears, but what to do, in this job, you got to...."Din din bhar ho------baatein"

Hum yahan naujawano ko jawan, aur jawano ko sakht salesman banatey hain !!!

Well, thats what I have been doing for past about 2 years or so.....

The above phrase was taken from the dialogue of the movie "Prahaar". Where my favourite and I guess everybody else's also "Nana" is a Commando School, Belgaum trainer.

When I joined my previous job, I was assigned a tough assignment to set up a distribution structure from scratch and part of the task obviously was to recruit and train the sales force, the biggest for a sales manager.

In need of the guys,I took persons from all walks of life, whether a salesman or not, what I looked was the attitude and aptitude. If a person has these two qualities, he can do any job in life, whether he is experienced or else....

All of them were rookies, but the hard task began from day one, when I used to take individual briefing twice a day and any short comings, twice were not accepted politely, and thrice, God help that guy....

I am a very hard task master, but believe it or not all my ex-men, they still miss m…

I can fight alone.....

So this is the 9th day, infact more than that and am still holding on. The things are worse, but I am still holding on.

I guess, This test or challenge is more tougher than the "Theory of Machine" test. But appearing in all the tests of the world, its more that, you want to show the rest of the world, and may be your parents, or friends, that you can do it.

But for me, this test or challenge is for me only, I want to prove it for myself that I have the will and that I can do it. I can do it without any handicap, without the need of anyone.

All these years, speciallly last 5 years or so, I have been trying to look for somebody, whom I can bank on, like everybody else.
That someone was only one person, I thought that I can achieve anything in the world, if that person is near to me. But I guess, I just made myself handicapped, day after day, all these 4 years, trying and hoping for something, which never gonna happen.

For anything in life,which I wanted, I had this handicap. I cou…

Watch "No Entry"

Well, guys, I am not a big movie buff. The biggest thing for me is to keep my ass glued to a seat for 3 hours. I get very impatient, and watch some rare movies.

Most of the times, I dont recommend a movie, as I am a novice in the trade.
But sometimes, I am forced to watch a movie, by default, like now, when am travelling to Bombay from Pune.

And the movie is "No Entry", and boy this is one movie on which I freaked. The journey is over so soon, thanks to this movie.

Guys, watch this movie once, total freak out!!!

Four days, Zero score, Not out!!!

Its four days and one of the biggest battles of my life is still continuing, and again, like always, am fighting it alone.

If you ask me, where its paining or whats happening, to be truthful, there are so many things happening simultaneously.
Its terrible pain in stomach, in all the mucles in my hand and leg, it seems that they are cramped.
Theres a certain heaviness in my head, and I am not able to clarify my thoughts clearly.

Though my appetite has improved drastically, and am eating 3 regular and 1 half meal a day, from not even a single meal, sometimes, earlier.

People say, that this lasts at least for 15 days, and I am not sure, how I am gonna held on for so long. This is the biggest battle of Will for me so far in life, that I am fighting.

Sometimes it feels like I am having a fever, sometimes feels like that its a flu, God knows, but I have still holding on, alone.......

Four days, zero score, Not out!!!!!

How tall I am?

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Somebody asked me this question a few days back.....

What do u think?

Old habits die hard......

Somebody has said this right......

I have been also fighting with a couple of odd habits for last few days.....

One of them from past couple of days only, and now I come to know that how hard it is actually to bury the old habits....

Both, emotionally and physically, its so difficult....

But this time I am gonna fight till the end, and make sure that I bury this old habit of mine for once and ever, its paining me immensely, but then, theres a price for everything....

Lets see, I will keep on posting on this from time to time, and whats this all about, people who are close to me, might make a guess about it, and if they make a correct guess, they will be very surprised on that.....

Diwali surprise.....

About the other one, would write sometime later, that started some 10 days back, but its not that much difficult, as this habit, which I am trying to quit for past almost 3 days...

Wish me luck....

Your one click can make me richer!!!

I hope that my boss is not reading my blog . The thing is that one day, I was wondering, that day I am kicked out of the job, what I will do and how will i survive?

There should be something else other than the job to survive, in this cut-throat world, so I stepped on this Google`s Adsense programme.

Well, I have been writing the blog since July this year, but its more of an online diary for me, rather than anything else. But, I discovered that I can make money also from this.

So, I enrolled for this programme, and then depending on the clicks that you made on my blog(on the ads that are placed below the blog), I get to earn some money......

I know, that this gonna take ages, as hardly a couple of ppl visit my blog daily, but , every penny counts.......

And am not certainly complaining.....

IMPOSSIBLE IS NOTHING ! ! !

I am not Deepak Chopra, neither I am Shiv Khera. I am an ordinary mortal, more ordinary than anybody you will ever find.......And this ordinary mortal is telling you that "Impossible is nothing", and you better believe that, at least me, coz I am not speaking as a Guru, but as an ordinary mortal.

Its 20 days now, since I quit that habit, which millions try and find it impossible to do that, Guys you too can, like me..

I never thought that it would be possible myself, I was heavily addicted to it, but more than giving up that habit, I decided to test my will, in one of the most difficult times for me....

I guess, all these 20 days have been the biggest test of my life, and I passed it, with flying colours....

I have proved myself, that if I want something badly and really, I can do it or achieve it, no matter how bad the odds are........

IMPOSSIBLE IS NOTHING!!!

One Monday, among the 52s

A monday in the 52 ones! Well, I swear it has been a first Monday, like this, this year. And boy, you need to come and see me, whether I wasjumping with joy or not!

The thing is, My boss called me on 24th morning, the routine mroning call, when we discuss the sales plan, and ohoy, what he said"Great Job"!!

And I was floored, thanks boss, I said.

On 23rd Oct, Sunday, my sales were highest in the entire region, as my opearations were running, while others were closed.

I guess, Boss was surprised by the figure, and it was crucial to have our Sales Plan going smoothly for the month, so he sent a sms on the sunday evening, with the same two magic words, which are music to any salesperson's ears, "Great Job".

Well, no better way for a salesman to begin a day, rather a crucial week, before month-end, other than hearing those two magic words and getting charged up, to kick some ass, as I always say.....

But then, not every day is Monday, and this Monday was definitely one o…

Yes, October was good!!!!

So another month in the life of a salesman has passed. Having almost 3 festivals in or near this month, its been crucial for all the salesman, whether they sell a safety-pin or an aeroplane.

Well, it was the same for me and my company and we did our numbers. And numbers, Primary, Secondary and Tertiary, all three of them. In fact, I did more than 105% in all the three cateogaries, so not at all a bad month, and certainly not bad, considering, the second month of a new job!

Surprisingly, like we all feared, there was no month-end pressure for the Revenue targets. I guess, they knew, that the Primary pressure itself was too much to kill us, and yes, you cant kill a man twice, or can you??

Since, the achievement of targets were in sight since almost from 22nd or so of this month, it was a very relaxed month-end, I guess, one of the most in my 5.5 years of the career.

And yes, Boss was always there to support and appreciate, which makes you motivated to go for the kill, Thanks Boss!

So Novembe…

The common language we all speak-Football

Thers a good ad coming nowadays of "Emirates" airlines, and it says, "We all speak one language...Football".

The ad is very senty and reminds me of my old days in school, when playing football during the lunch breaks was a religion, may be more than that.

In the school we had three columns of seats in which all the students were seated, in all my 10 years of schooling(Things were different in +2), I was seated in the leftmost column from the entrance and it was the column where all the studious boys used to seat(I was not studious but not bad either), and in the right most column used to seat all the "Happy go lucky" guys and in the middle the fairer sex.

The rivalry was limited only to the football pitch, as in the classroom, there was no rivalry, it was one sided battle, always won by the "Leftists".

So the rivalry was fought on the football pitch, which was called"Bada Ground", as among all the grounds in our school, it was the biggest(…