Who Needs A Hug?

My friend just moved to a new place away from home. Though she doesn't tell me, i can tell that she is very lonely from the way she calls up for no reason during her lunch hours and evenings. Getting to a new place, there are a lot of things to get adjusted to, imagine yourself in a place where everyone's a stranger. All the times you used to spend with your friends could turn out to be the time you have the solitude of being alone.

Now if you are alone, there would be times when you would feel like telling somebody about the incident you had with the taxi, or maybe that li'l accident you faced in the restaurant.

There is that time when you just wanted to be hugged, a time when you needed somebody to appreciate the work that you do, even if its for your own self. Just a simple nod, a pat in the back, a simple smile; the ingredients 0f human existence.

I don't know bout a lot of you guys, but a simple hug do make a big difference for me.

Are you lonely tonight, are you feeling alone despite being in a big crowd, or just plain nostalgic?

Just remember there's always someone who's ready to give you a hug. A simple one, just to know that we are humans. That we are nothing like the wolves and lions we seem to be; but rather a group of people who care for one another.

So here's a BIG hug from me .....!

Man & Lies - A short story


This is a mail i got from my dear ol' friend Vimal, (hope he doesn't mind me sharing it) :-)

One day, while a woodcutter was cutting a branch of a tree above a river, his axe fell into the river.
When he cried out, the Lord appeared and asked, "Why are you crying?"
The woodcutter replied that his axe has fallen into water.
The Lord went down into the water and reappeared with a Golden axe.
"Is this your axe?" the Lord asked.
The woodcutter replied, "No."
The Lord again went down and came up with a Silver axe.
"Is this your axe?" the lord asked.
Again, the woodcutter replied, "No."
The Lord went down again and came up with an iron axe.
"Is this your axe?"
the Lord asked.
The woodcutter replied, "Yes."

The Lord was pleased with the man's honesty and gave him all three
axes to keep, and the woodcutter went home happily.

One day while he was walking with his Wife along the riverbank, the
woodcutter's wife fell into the river.
When he cried out, the Lord
again appeared and asked him,
"Why are you crying?"
"Oh Lord, my Wife has fallen into the water!"
The Lord went down into the water and came up with Jen. Lopez.
"Is this your wife?" the Lord asked.
"Yes," cried the woodcutter.

The Lord was furious. "You cheat! That is a lie!!"
The woodcutter replied, "Oh, forgive me, my Lord.! It is a
misunderstanding.
You see, if I had said 'No' to Jen. Lopez, You would
come up with Cath. Zeta-Jones .
Then if I also say 'No' to her, You
would thirdly come up with My Wife,
and I would say ' Yes,' and then all three will be given to me,
as you did the Axe's ;
But Lord, I am a poor man and I will not be able to take care of all three Wives,
so that's why I said Yes the first time."

The moral of the story is whenever a man lies it is for an honourable reason.

Ganapathy Homam Happenning Big in Hyderabad

In the Hindu mythology Lord Ganapathy or Lord Ganesha eradicates all difficulties faced by an individual. Ganapathy is always worshipped before starting any Pooja or Homam.

According to legend, performing Ganapathy Homam at least once in a year will give prosperity, health, wealth and peace of mind. Ganapathy Homam should be performed on all possible auspicious occasions be it starting a new project or even your birthday.

Here in Hyderabad you can see Ganesh Idol on every corner of the street. Loud music and drums are blaring everywhere.

The procession of taking the Ganesh Idol to the lake will be a Big thing again. Last year, i couldn't even go home, so had to sleep over at a friend's place. Seems as if the whole city has Ganesh idols!!!

This year Ganesh idols are gonna be immersed in the Tank Bund lake by Tuesday (25 September 2007). Readers are advised not to go throuh the Hussein Sagar side if you're not particularly going for the festival. Because the traffic Jam will not be so smooth.

Mail Scam / US$800,000 (Eight Hundred Thousand United States Dollars)

Recently i got a mail that gave me a lot of thoughts about money and consequently life. It all started one night when i receive a mail from a lottery. I was the winner of a $8000000 US Dollars !!! Besides all the doubts and hesitations of believing something on the net, you can't help but cherish that moment of winning the unbelievable.

Here are a few sequence of what i went through.
First, when you receive a mail like this your first thought is that its a fake, straightaway.
Point to be noted - First thoughts are always better than second thoughts!

Then you began to wonder, what if this was true. Then came the phase where you start looking for something to believe, something to justify yourself among friends, family and colleagues. You tell yourself that if there weren't any spelling mistakes on the mail, then you could use it as prove to sue them. Meanwhile you know that this people do not even have a website, how are you gonna find out where they are? Let alone sue them!!!
Point to be noted- First thoughts are still better.

After a while you start to look at the future in your imaginary lenses with your imaginary monies in your empty pocket. $8000000 is a lot of money. Lets see, 40 Indian Rupees are about the same to a dollar. So thats about a whopping Rs. 320000000 ONLY!!! So what would a humble guy like myself do with all that money. Well first the ever undying desire for a powerful Bike do come into the picture; a YZF-R6 would be pretty smooth or maybe one of the Mustangs would turn quite a few heads. Maybe a few things here and there after that, get myself into a business of my own. Try to make the big into BIGGER!!

Now, like everyone else would, i spend a lot of my time thinking how to spend my 'monies'. Then i realize at the end of it all. If i turned out to be a great man, Cure AIDS, Feed the Hungry, write lots of books, started a better google, or even sing; people are gonna know that i started with a lot of money.

Greatness comes with a price. If you get there with something like a lot of money, what you reached will not be that great compared with what you started. Now i don't think i want this money anymore. :-)

There is that person who wants to make it big in the bad ol'world without a lot of money to lean on to. That man has nothing to lean on to except for a the All Mighty Himself. So lucky is he that do not receive an unexpected lottery money, for he has something better to hold on to.
Point to be noted - First or second thouhts, just choose the best!!!

Mki - My roomie has a big Crush on her, wonder why :-)



American Rajnikanth !!!

For those of you who have no idea who Rajnikanth is, He is the highest paid actor in India. His movie releases are like the biggest news. He is a great comedian, a humble person and has had faced a lot of troubles in his life,of which being a bus conductor was one of them. His movies are most of the time, unrealistic to the point that they are hilarious and funny. Dodging bullets, overpowering ten men etc etc

Now that Rajnikanth is briefly explained hope you enjoy the clip :-D


American Rajnikanth - Funny home videos are a click away

Flyover collapse in Hyderbad!!!

9 September 2007: At least 10 people were killed and more than 15 people injured when a fly-over under construction collapse today evening.

Vehicles were crushed under the collapsed portion of the flyover. Some pedestrians, who were standing under the flyover to protect themselves from rains, were also feared trapped, according to eyewitnesses. The mishap occurred in the busy Nagarjuna Circle area in the heart of the Andhra Pradesh capital amid heavy rains.

Rescue operations are underway. Ambulances were rushed to the spot and at least 15 injured were shifted to the Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS).

This incident happened a few weeks after the twin bomb blast in the city, feared to be the handy work of terrorists. Hyderabad seems to be in the news for all the wrong reasons.

Is Salvation what you are looking for?

My Salvation - Lalmuankimi (MKi)

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I didn't know that my best friend and his sister could come up with such great music. well Cheers to them.

Mki has become one of the popular Mizo Gospel performers in Mizoram. Her songs are usually composed by her muscian dad or singer brother. Her simplicity and devotion in the music attracts young and old gospel listeners alike... This is just a sample :-)

Prison thriller!!!

One for the Weekend
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I have seen enough, please let them free.

Here's a link:
http://www.collegehumor.com/video:1767885