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Following is the text of Microsoft’s new CEO Satya Nadella’s letter to employees. Today is a very humbling day for me. It reminds me of my very first day at Microsoft, 22 years ago. Like you, I had a choice … Continue reading
To Boddah Speaking from the tongue of an experienced simpleton who obviously would rather be an emasculated, infantile complain-ee. This note should be pretty easy to understand. All the warnings from the punk rock 101 courses over the years, since … Continue reading
This is the story of my grand father’s younger brother as published in Hindustan TimesChandigarh , July 16, 2012. He is still alive and I always look forward to meet him whenever I visit India. http://www.hindustantimes.com/Punjab/Chandigarh/He-escaped-from-Axis-custody-in-WW2/SP-Article1-890068.aspx#.UFSGC-89zeA.facebook Ram Swarup of Behrampur … Continue reading
Captain Lakshmi Sehgal, who was part of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose’s Indian National Army, died today 23/07/2012 following a brief illness. Sehgal (97), breathed her last at a private hospital at 11.20am, her daughter and noted CPM leader Subhashini Ali … Continue reading
I have lived in books, for books, by and with books; in recent years, I have been fortunate enough to be able to live from books. And it was through books that I first realized there were other worlds beyond … Continue reading
WARNING: This graphic article, published in The Age 39 years ago, contains explicit descriptions … but it may save your life How do people die in motor “accidents”? I’ll tell you. Some people explode — like a thin plastic envelope … Continue reading