Jyoti Shiv Kumar Urwasti Kampala 420 YogaAcharyaDhiraaj ShriSirSri YogAyurveda House! #YogAyurvedaHouse!

The Chief Minister,

Himachal Pradesh.


After having searched far and wide for a possible treatment for a long and persistent Leukoplakia, having consulted several doctors, I finally found a “Jyoti” Shiv Ram “URWASTI” (one man) at
‘Yog Ayurveda House, Vashishth, Manali’ (http://YogAyurVedaHouse.wixsite.com/YogAyurVedaHouse and https://www.facebook.com/YogAyurVedaHouse) through Internet and he took my case up saying that he will cure me through a combination of
“Naturopathy, ‘Herbology’ (whatever that means) and English medicines”.
(WhatsApp text and voice messages are available at http://www.bit.ly/JyotiShiv420)

I have a long-lost relationship with Himachal Pradesh dating back to the time when my grandfather, Late Pt. Bhagwat Dayal Sharma (with whom I spent my life till the age of 17) was the President of All India Trade Union Congress for Himachal Pradesh, as well. On division of the state, he went on to become the Chief Minister of Haryana and I thought that this would be a great opportunity to revive those ties with the land by living in Himachal Pradesh for 2-4-6 months and breathing in the pure air and all that that accompanies the Godly‑land.

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Bada Shingri/Shingdi trek that was #DesignedToFail

  1. We contacted a Mr. __ Sharma of Naggar to suggest a trek and to lead us / arrange for a trek. Upon his suggestion (?), we decided to trek to the glacier, Bada Shingdi.
  2. He agreed to the same for a per person cost of Rs. 50,000 for the trek that was to, ideally, last __ days.
  3. We (8 people) reached his resort at Naggar on _ at _ and were accommodated in cottages / suites.
  1. We were told that the main guide, Mr. Negi and his team of porters along with the hardware shall meet us at __.
    b. At the very beginning of the planning of the trip, we were told to not carry any of our own gear except for personal effects as everything else, viz.
  1. Tents
    ii. Sleeping bags
    iii. Crampons, if needed
    iv. Stoves, fuel, cookware, provisions and groceries.

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Sticky Post…

Time heals many wounds.

Time wounds many heels.

I use Titan and Vaseline Intensive Care


Melatonin and my dream.

The grandchildren were my great buddies and we played S.T.A.L.K.E.R. and Fallout on 6 HUGE PCs. The son, “H” called me “Rahul BhaiyaJee” and I was a great counselor to his sibling, “A”, as well. I physically beat up their father due to his very sick and bad behaviour towards others on 3 separate occasions that I remember of and no one complained but complimented me; even SS was complicit and nodded after I was through, sometimes winking at me!

“H”, often told me that his father ruined his life as he never stopped him from doing all the drugs and alcohol. We had become very close buddies.

“A” was very sad and lonely and I told her of my views that this is the end of the world as we knew it and in these times finding and keeping love was well nigh impossible and she should come to terms with this sad reality and move on. Maybe, go to Goa and lead that “””fun-filled, aimless and really messed up””” life because passing time is pretty easy there. She told me, “I am not that type of person.” The conversation was not too long as I had a flight to AIIMS to catch where I had an appointment with the Great Dr. Shah Alam Khan but we did, in a way, connect better than before and, methinks that we are in love! I will know more on that on my return as, presently, I must leave for the airport to go to New Delhi. She kissed me auf Wiedersehen.

“A” looked like this, probably!

On our way to the airport one Secret Service chappie asked me that why I had to go to New Delhi when I could get the best of the treatment by any one of the President’s doctors, right here in Washington DC. I told him, no one could match Dr. Khan and I departed for Delhi!

I woke up, laughing, after 5 hours of sleep!

My latest journey!

And, it is working!

ARSI Hilltopping contest 2022

Date: 12th & 13th March 2022
Time Duration : Saturday 0330 UTC to Sunday 1230
UTC (Saturday 9AM IST to Sunday 6 PM IST).
Total contest duration is 33 hours.

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Warmer after a snowfall!

I felt it yesterday but couldn’t explain it. It becomes WARMER after a snowfall!

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Wishgranter.

1 Preeshlo vremja. Ya vizhu tvoyo zhelanie.

Пришло? Время. Я вижу твоё желание.


2 Tvoya tsel zdes. Idi ko mne.

Твоя цель здесь. Иди ко мне.


3 Put’ zavershon, chelovek. Idi ko mne.

Путь завершён, человек.


4 Tvoyo zhelaniye skoro ispolnitsya. Idi ko mne.

Твоё желание скоро исполнится


5 Tvoy put’ zavershaetsa. Idi ko mne.

Твой путь завершается. Иди ко мне.


6 Idi ko mne. Ti obretesh to, chto zasluzhivaesh.

Иди ко мне. Ты обретёшь то, что заслуживаешь.


7 Voznagrazhdon budet tol’ko odin.

Вознаграждён будет только один.

What Did Cowboys Eat?

I want to eat, now, yeee-haw!

The Cowboy Accountant™

If you’ve ever wondered what cowboys would eat on the open range, you’ve come to the right place. Unlike the variety of foods prepared for both cowboys and non-cowboys to eat today, what cowboys were known to eat in the 1800s and early 1900s were generally categorized into three groups. I call them the staples, the extras and the treats.

After spring roundups, cowboys herded their cattle on the trail towards a midwestern railroad station where the cattle could be shipped to the Eastern markets of New York, Philadelphia or Boston. And, as cattle drives increased in the 1860s, cooks (or “cookies” as they were often known) experienced increasing difficulties in feeding the hungry mouths of the crews tending to all those cattle. That’s about the time when a Texas Ranger and rancher named Charles Goodnight invented the chuckwagon, and in 1866, partnered with rancher Oliver Loving to create the

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DelhiVery does not deliver!

Dear Haldiram, NEOrigins, BunnyCart, BlueTokai, Adil Quadri, Syska, Amazon, Bata and Flipkart (On Twitter),
I write this to inform you that I shall not order anything from you until you use someone else other than the really pathetic DelhiVery as your logistics partner.
This is the fourth delivery that has been messed up in the last 2 months.

I have to go 2 hours, one way, to collect my latest orders from Haldiram and Syska.
If DelhiVery cannot deliver at a SPECIFIC Pin Code why do they accept the shipment!
Last time, my live plants were roaming in and around Bangalore for  5 days, covering 50 kilometres.
Before that, two Ertugrul hats crossed my house 4 times but the DelhiVeryman tells me that they don’t deliver there.
Forget about it!
I shall confirm with your customer support before placing an order and if DelhiVery is the deliverer, I shall not place the order.
India Post delivers everywhere, by the way.
Thanking you,
Yours truly,
Rahul Sharma. 

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Encounter at 3 AM.

A mongoose killed our 50 chickens and we cleaned them all to distribute to willing villagers.
Hurt my heart to skin the Desi murgi with all that delicious fat but time was short. Tired, we discarded all the wings and feathers and all the shit-filled throat-sacs in a pit near our kitchen, 20 metres from my room.

I went pissing in the open as the toilet is one floor down.

I swung my penis जी to disperse the urine and on one swing my torch caught THEM! My urine immediately stopped, my eyes popped out and I could feel my heart in my throat with my chest as tight as a mouse’s asshole.

My heart is beating at 140 BPM.
Barely 30 metres away, under an apple tree, looking at me, relishing the chicken innards, burning a hole in my soul, were the brightest, like Ambassador car headlight, two-two eyes of a panther or a leopard!





Cost of Living in Penang


Oh MY Expat Life

Thinking of moving to or retiring in Penang? This is how much it costs to live here.


It’s really no wonder why International Living ranked Penang as #6 in their roundup of the “10 Best Places to Retire Around the World in 2017.” Our friends keep asking me if they should retire here, so this is going to be the first in a series of stories about what it’s like to live in Penang and considerations to make before moving here – be sure to subscribe if you’d like to see more of these articles (scroll down and look for the “follow this blog via email” section on the right side of the page).

This fabulous urban island routinely ends up in retirement top 10 lists because of the vibrant multicultural festivals that happen just about every month, world-class food, modern amenities, natural beauty, ample nearby adventures

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Constrictor Knot

Constrictor knot. My new best friend!

Boating Safety Tips, Tricks & Thoughts from Captnmike


The Constrictor Knot is a knot that should be in every boaters skill set.  This knot can be used for emergency repairs and quick whipping on the end of a line to keep the line from unraveling until a permanent repair can be made.  The Double Constrictor is a variation that clamps a bit harder.  The Constrictor is a binding knot that is difficult to untie, many times it needs to be cut off.  The Constrictor can be tied easily and quickly either right or left handed.  A Single Constrictor is a variation of the Clove Hitch with a single overhand knot tucked from the outside  to the center under the crossing wrap section.

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Rhodesian War.

#WeWereNeverAsked! Watching videos on YouTube and reading a lot on these and more on #RhodesianWar! What real men were those. The last #DogsOfWar, the last #GunsForHire. We are pussies! (#Pusillanimous)!


https://youtu.be/D04XoWGYYe4 What swagger! What guts! Did they do all this for money? Did the natives miss them?

Digital India? Joke? Conspiracy to keep poor, poor? Post Office Recurring Deposits scheme, paper wastage?

This is the only way that this “schedule” of deposits is accepted in Rajouri Garden Post office. Try to make it efficient and more legible by pasting all this in a spreadsheet and they throw it back. Bureaucracy is, indeed GOD!

Kershaw Blur 1670 in S30V.

I needed something to supplement my Buck 110 as taking it out of the sheath was a long drawn process and I had broken its tip by using it as a prying tool. #IAmThatIdiot.
After much research, I settled on this and I have never regretted it, even once. This one is nearly perfect!
Everyday, for the last 2 years, this knife has been used at least once a day. It leaves my 511 trousers only when they go for washing.
Out of the box, all knives come sharp. All!
This, however, is still pretty sharp even after having sliced through paracords, twine, 1″ hemp ropes, meat, ligaments, joints (of more than one kind), cardboard, leather, wood and I forget what-all!
I have been using (futilely and mistakenly?) Lansky’s BladeMedic to touch up the edge, every now and then. Recently, I read over the internet that, indeed, #IAmThatIdiot to be doing this as BladeMedic is not capable of working on SuperSteels like S30V. All the sharpening that I felt was a psychological, placebo effect.
I am reading more on this. I shall have to get a whetstone from the USA, as I got this knife, as in India all these things cost 4-10 times their MRP. I won’t buy a Chinese item not-built-for-USA as the difference in those and built-for-the-rest-of-the-world is remarkable. Overwhelming, even.
Till now, this knife as not given me a chance to complain about anything.

And, the way it opens, pure bliss! https://youtu.be/dCk2Xjzh3KU

Intel took off all “OLD” drivers from their website. Why? Cost-cutting!

What a cheap move by @intel! At a time when storage is cheaper than dirt (organic?), this really #CheapMove by @IntelIndia is so CHEAP!
Can I count on @AMD @AMDRyzen @AMDIndia till the #SunExplodes?

My stolen/robbed PC works just fine but…


Profile of a TRUEST Andh-Modi-Bhakt.

And, what a retort!

links from that post.


O Brother! Please shoot me!

In Indian weddings (and, now, cremations) we videotape and photograph almost everything. Some guys I know have been known to spend Rs. 44,00,000 ~ $ 63,000 on Photographerji alone!

At my sisters’ weddings, we had that whole crew. There was this one particular woman whom my father hated with all his guts and revolvers.
After the weddings when the VCDs came, in one shot he was seen joking and laughing with that woman but we couldn’t make out what was being said as it had been overdubbed with a popular song.

We went to the photographer and asked him to give us the original/master recording as we never were asked for those songs and wanted to hear all the banter. He kept us waiting while his assistant arranged for it but after 30 minutes informed that it had been deleted, already!
Heated exchange ensued and to precipitate and close the scene, he offered apologies with a cherry-on-top, “O brother, if it makes you happy, shoot me!”

At nearly Sundance Kid speed came out my #Beretta418 and was shoved between his legs.

He urinated.


#HotCrazyMatrix vs #HotRICHMatrix

What a DUMB and illogical BITCH trying to be as smart as men naturally are, or maybe, even more (In an attempt to wear short hair, padded suit instead of a bra and pants and become a CEO?)!

#HotCrazyMatrix. #HCM. The man drew a graph with hot (positive) and crazy (negative) axes. This STUPID donkeyess draws her RESPONSE HotRICHMatrix with hot (Positive) and rich (Positive? Negative? Does this slutty gold-digger even know what she is talking about?)

Teton Polara Sleeping-bag

Beyond my (usually) great expectations! Much beyond!

I have used it mostly as a blanket and not utilised its full potential of trapping the body-heat as yet because I have not been able to go that far up North in India. I have not been able to use/test this in anything less than 4-5* C but even at those temperatures, without the PolarLite fleece, I used to sweat in it, constantly tossing it away, in my sleep, for crying out loud!

The PolarLite fleece and the inner lining do not irritatingly scratch against my dry heels like some other brands did. Unless one has completely moisturised the heels or one has baby-buttocks-smooth heels, there are some fabrics (especially the ones containing artificial threads) that do that kharr-khashh micro-friction thing that makes me grind my teeth in disgust. This one felt like it shall, too; however, I was pleasantly proved wrong.

The various oh-so-well-thought-out straps and loops and cinch-cords and Velcro-backed attachments are so heart-touching! Some team actually ‘lived’ in this thing and thought of all those small details that go into making this a real God’s gift!

And, God’s gift, it indeed was! I had zeroed in onto this beaut in late October 2018 but it was simply unavailable, not even on the Teton website and as per my communication with customer care, “Thanks for reaching out and great question. We are expecting a new shipment on 11/30/2018. The Polara Sleeping Bag should be available for purchase within a few days.”

On 14th November 2018, God came in my dreams and woke me up at 3 AM, for no good reason and took away all the sleep from me. I, out of sheer ennui, took out the phone and put this name in DuckDuckGo and lo and behold the Glory! The first result was from eBay and without even checking the price or the details, I hit the Buy button, wary that someone else might snap-up this listing. It arrived sans the original packing, as I read later, “used but new” and at a whopping discount, to boot! Yes, it was and is, indubitably, God’s gift!

https://tetonsports.com/product/polara-3-in-1-0˚f-sleeping-bag-w-fleece-liner/ https://www.outdoorgearlab.com/reviews/camping-and-hiking/sleeping-bag/teton-sports-polara-3-in-1

The scrambled egg challenge

In The Mother Hunt, Nero Wolfe claims that it is necessary to set 45 minutes aside to make proper scrambled eggs –

Inspired by Wolfe

Scrambled eggs. One of my favourite Sunday morning breakfast foods. Everyone can make scrambled eggs! However, not everyone can make good scrambled eggs. I decided to put three recipes and methods for making scrambled eggs to the test and determine whether Nero Wolfe’s recipe was indeed the best in the world, as he claims.


Choose three scrambled egg methods, cook them as per the recipe, with no additions / toppings added to the eggs – the emphasis was to be on the eggs, not the combination of delicious toppings (not that I don’t love delicious toppings!). The resulting scrambled eggs were to be judged on consistency, lightness – and of course taste. The judges were to be myself and my long-suffering partner H, who gave up his Sunday morning to eat lots and lots of eggs!

I used fresh, free range eggs and all the eggs used for this…

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Harvey Weinstein is INNOCENT!



Thanks, https://mobile.twitter.com/pizzaital/status/1237780278988492802, for showing this article.

Zu Gast ist die Schauspielerin Annabella Sciorra. Der Talk-Host fragt die junge Frau, ob sie gerne lüge. Ja, antwortet sie lächelnd. Sie habe immer schon recht viel über ihr Leben gelogen, manche Geschichten, die sie erfunden habe, um die Presse zu verwirren, seien sehr aufwendig und ausgefallen. Woher er, David Letterman, denn wissen wolle, dass sie nicht gerade hier sitze und lüge?, fragt Sciorra selbstbewusst und charmant.

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ISS SSTV Reception Hints

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Selective destruction! By #Dobby_Does!

My #Dobby_Does! came potty-trained and listen-the-NO and this-is-what-I-know-I-am-NOT-supposed-to-chew/decimate trained from the forest where I found him at approximately 1 month of age!
Abandoned and an orphan!

Not so, anymore!
However, if I am out to town for a long enough time, to show his anger, he will SPECIFICALLY target those very items that he NEVER touched when I was around!

Shanti Ramdhari Dinkar Kurukshetr.jpeg

I am looking forward to methods to train him for marking some things as ABSOLUTELY UNTOUCHABLE. Yes, I should not leave him alone, for long, but, explain this to the exigencies of life.

Arbitrary? जिसकी लाठी, उसकी भैंस?


‪Good morning, @DelhiAirport! While travelling to Bhopal via #SG2623 today morning, the @CISFHQrs staff made my bag go through BIS scanner, 3 times. Good, they were doing a good job! The item that piqued their interest and suspicion in my baggage was a string of magnets.‬ 
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IMG_0249‪Good morning, @DelhiAirport! While travelling to Bhopal via #SG2623 today morning, the @CISFHQrs staff made my bag go through BIS scanner, 3 times. Good, they were doing a good job! The item that piqued their interest and suspicion in my baggage was a string of magnets.‬


However, while rummaging through my wallet, the personnel opened my wallet and found a https://www.victorinox.com/global/en/Products/Swiss-Army-Knives/SwissCards/SwissCard-Lite/p/0.7300.T, something that I have been carrying for the last 15 years.


The woman-officer present there tossed it in the bin even as I protested that International law on scissors is that less that 4″ are allowed onboard. https://duckduckgo.com/?q=scissors+allowed+in+carry+on+baggage+india

Sir, @HardeepSPuri, @DGCAIndia, only in our country is that rule of any, even if less than 4″ scissor is being RANDOMLY and ARBITRARILY applied. “Aaj Pakdi gayi aapki kainchi!” while practising complete #NonApplicationOfMind!

My scissor was LESS THAN 1 inch! It is a tiny thing using which I cannot even open a milk tertapack! Cutting strings from frayed clothes, a pulled cuticle, newspaper cutting is all that thing is capable of!

I asked her that for the last 15 years that I am carrying this in my carry on baggage, domestically and internationally, via @AAI, were her colleagues total nincompoops who didn’t know how to do their jobs?


Also, while they were congratulating themselves on this someone had the good sense to call a superior officer and going by their consultation where they showed him the images of the scissor, he (in my judgement of their expressions) asked them to return it before he took some pictures of the same on the scanner screen, using his mobile phone. The woman rummaged through the bin but it was a difficult task with so many objects lying in there.

So, arbitrarily a rule could be applied on pure whim of a security man while ignoring a MUCH LONGER and pointier screw that was also lying right on top of all the things. “This 1″ pointy thing is a WEAPON, this 3″ pointier thing is not one! Thank you, äap chalò!”


This makes me think, AGAIN, #JiskiLathiUskiBhains

Biggest problem with this tweet?

  1. not just “any person”.‬ This was posted by a godddamned “””IPS””” officer! … who is incharge of some AIRPORT BLODDY SECURITY!

‪2. Why do us #CorruptIndian jackasses believe, even in 2019 when fakes have been known to have killed 100s, if not 1,000s, just in India?‬
HGS Dhaliwal, IPS
Police Medal for Gallantry| Writer|Equestrian-Polo|Golfer|Scuba Diver|Conservationist|Wildlife|Animal Lover|
New Delhi, IndiaJoined October 2016

“Baby Bagged!!
A 5 month old baby was kidnapped and carried to Dubai from Karachi inside a Travel Bag.
Fortunately, it was detected at Dubai Airport and the baby was found safe!!”


#BloddyIndians #UsIndians #IndianDNAIsCorrupt #UsCheapIndians #UsCuteIndians



“Why do you need 4 knives?” #JhaHaHa Time for a Kephart 5″?

Ouch ouch OUCH! That had to hurt.


Kephart’s knife.

  • The overall length of this model is traditional, blade about 4 1/2 inches.
  • The knife’s signature profile is a straight top-line 1/8-inch thick = . 125 inches = 3.175 mm
  • Weight 0.4 lb
  • Blade Length 5.125 inches
  • Overall length 9.625 inches
  • Edge Angles 20 Degrees
  • Shape Drop Point
  • Blade Thickness \ profile (90*) / SPINE
  • and jimping. 0.158 inches = 4.0132 mm ; 1/8 = .125 = 3.175 mm
  • Blade Width 1.188 inches

1 Oz = 25 Grammes. Calculate

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#Corsair #FlashVoyager #GTX 256GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive (#CMFVYGTX3B-#256GB)

#OuchOuchOuch! Feels like a scam though I know that it is not! Surely, feels like it, though.
I purchased it in 2015 and today, it is nearly one third the price. This is how fast technology is progressing.
Otherwise, Chandan Indoria​, it runs BLAZING-LY fast. Thanks a tonne for recommending it, Tabassum Insaf​.
I run my Linux live from it and, #HoldMyBeer, it is FASTER than the HDD installed OS.

#Corsair #FlashVoyager #GTX 256GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive (#CMFVYGTX3B-#256GB)
Sold by: Amazon.com Services, Inc
Return window closed on Jan 15, 2016
Condition: New.

भगवत दयाल शर्मा My E V E R Y T H I N G!

This was, probably, said to Om Uncle, “र्रै देखिए ज़रा, कदी पंडितायिन (सावित्री देवी) ने भी तो पार्टी नहीं बदल ली है!”

My Baba! My maker! My Mummy! My value system! My friend! My doctor! My toy! My Papa! My teacher! My E V E R Y T H I N G!

History headline: Gaya Lal, and Haryana art of defection

gaya lal, Bhajan Lal , haryana politics, haryanas politics of defection, haryana defection politics,
Bhajan Lal with Indira Gandhi, after turning his Janata Party govt wholescale into a Congress govt, on Jan 22, 1980, taking along 37 MLAs. Express Archives

WHILE the large-scale crossing over by MLAs resulted in state governments falling in Karnataka and Goa recently, they were still no match for what a Haryana legislator managed in 1967, back when shadows had just started appearing over Indian democracy’s golden halo. In the process, Gaya Lal also lent the term ‘Aya Ram, Gaya Ram’ to the country’s political lexicon.

The month was February, and there was political uncertainty in the air. The Congress had returned to power at the Centre with its lowest tally till then (283 out of 520), under the leadership of Indira Gandhi. The party had suffered setbacks in Assembly polls in several states, including Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Punjab, Haryana, West Bengal, Orissa (now Odisha), Madras (now Tamil Nadu) and Kerala. This had triggered a tussle for power between the Congress and an Opposition combine, consisting of the Jana Sangh, Swatantra Party, Samyukta Socialist Party, Praja Socialist Party, regional parties and defectors from the Congress. The Opposition coalition gave its state regimes an umbrella identity — the Samyukta Vidhayak Dal (SVD) governments.

For Haryana, carved out of Punjab on November 1, 1966, it was its first Assembly election. While the Congress won, it was with a thin majority of 48 out of 81 seats. The Bharatiya Jana Sangh got 12 seats, Swatantra Party three and Republican Party two. The Independents formed the second-largest block, with 16 seats. One of them was Gaya Lal, winning from Hasanpur (SC) constituency.

Congress Chief Minister Bhagwat Dayal Sharma was sworn in on March 10, 1967. Within a week, his government fell after 12 Congress MLAs defected, forming a group that they dubbed the ‘Haryana Congress’. The Independent legislators also forged a new party, ‘United Front’. The process of switching sides continued, swelling the United Front ranks eventually to 48 MLAs.

Consequently, on March 24, Rao Birendra Singh (father of present Union Minister of State Rao Inderjit Singh), who had been elected from Pataudi on a Congress ticket, took over as CM under the SVD banner. His position was flimsy at best, threatened by both Bhagwat Dayal Sharma and Devi Lal, who was still in the Congress.

However, if there was one man who defined those days of uncertainty, it was Gaya Lal. Within nine hours, the MLA changed sides twice — in and out of the Congress — and within a fortnight, moved to the United Front.

Presenting him at a press conference in Chandigarh after having overthrown Sharma, a beaming Rao Birendra uttered those inimitable words “Gaya Ram is now Aya Ram”. Then home minister Y B Chavan later used the phrase in Parliament to denote political turncoats.

But Rao lasted only a few months, demitting office on November 2. The Assembly was dissolved and the state placed under President’s Rule, followed by elections in 1968.

Meanwhile, Gaya Lal marched on. After the United Front, his next stop was the Arya Sabha, led by Indervesh, Agnivesh and Adityavesh, in 1972. Two years later, he found his way into the Bharatiya Lok Dal, led by Charan Singh. Consequently, he got a Janata Party (formed by the merger of four parties, including the Bharatiya Lok Dal) ticket in 1977 and won. Gaya Lal’s last election was in 1982, as an Independent. He lost.

However, long before then, Haryana had moved on — to five-star defections, showing the way again to the rest of the country. In 1979, facing competition from incumbent Janata Party CM Devi Lal, Bhajan Lal set off with dissident party MLAs on “Bharat Darshan”. For over two weeks, the group, on a luxury bus and a fleet of cars, toured Alwar, Kota, Agra, Gwalior, Shivpuri, Bhopal, Kanpur, Kolkata and Mumbai, staying at heritage hotels and resorts, with Bhajan Lal picking up the entire tab. It paid off, and on June 29, 1979, he became the CM.

After Indira Gandhi returned to power at the Centre, Bhajan Lal converted his Janata Party government wholescale into a Congress government, on January 22, 1980, taking along 37 party MLAs.

At least Bhagwat Dayal Sharma, the first victim of Haryana’s topsy-turvy politics, retained his good cheer through it. As the CM during the March 1967 phase of defections and counter-defections, while he was headed one day for the MLAs’ hostel to try win over some potential turncoats, an aide came up running to tell him, “Sahib, Pandit Tuhi Ram has also left.” “Pandit Tuhi Ram?” Sharma said, askance. “Phone lagao (connect me to him).” The aide indicated there was no hope; the news was on All-India Radio.

Known for his wit, Sharma quipped, “Just check, maybe Panditayin too has defected.” Panditayin being his own wife Savitri Devi.


Dobby_Does! attacked for the second time by the same bitch! Say, what now?

Today, attacked for 2nd time by neighbour’s bitch whom I have promised to kill if repeated.

She showed and practiced #MightIsRight and I’ll reciprocate, on behalf of my Dobby_Does!; #Zimbly!

Dogs are smart enough to understand repercussions. Mine is! If she isn’t, her owner should put her on a leash!

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Man proposes, God? Well, well, well!

Methinks that God read this Facebook post of mine and said, “Achhaa Bette! Taking decisions? Let’s see!”

This #Dobby followed us to the house, 1 kilometre uphill and stayed back!

What to do?

Let’s keep in mind that MamaJi Colonel Kuldip Singh Sandhu says, “This is the most #RudderlessShip that I have seen”

Hardware Notifications For ISS Flybys — Hackaday

Since Sputnik launched in the 1950s, it’s been possible to look outside at night and spot artificial satellites orbiting with the naked eye. While Sputnik isn’t up there anymore, a larger, more modern satellite is readily located: the International Space Station. In fact, NASA has a program which will alert anyone who signs up when…

via Hardware Notifications For ISS Flybys — Hackaday

Mathematics, my most favourite subject and I failed most in its examinations.

Calculus Rhapsody!

This was my most favourite part in XI, Calculus!




Good morning, #InternationalSpaceStation!
Received on a #RubberDucky :-)
0823 IST, ~0300 Zulu
Thank you, #VU2CRS Ranjit Singh Chhabra and #VU3BXS, Sumit Kumar. I shall contact #VU2RBI today, definitely, for the retrieval of my father’s #VU2Ri‘s @VU2Ri #FT757GxMkII as mentioned by his friend who has a covering letter to the same effect.

Though, to be honest, the websites and other resources help so much that the #OldWorldCharmIsLost when all this https://www.n2yo.com/?s=25544 was calculated using a pen, paper, calculator and a compass.


“The ARISS team wanted to give the community another opportunity to downlink the SSTV images we developed for you given the weak signal situation that occurred last weekend. For clarity, these will be the same 12 images that were downlinked last weekend.
For those that are asking, we are still not totally clear what caused the issue last weekend. We believe it may have been either a loose feedline cable or an antenna switch that did not fully engage. Once the crew reset the system and checked the cabling and switches, the radio system started to perform nominally.”
ARISS Slow Scan TV Event Feb 15-17
NOTA ISS SSTV image received in Elgin by #PeterGoodhall #2M0SQL February 10, 2019
ARISS is planning another of their popular Slow Scan Television (SSTV) experiment events. Transmissions on 145.800 MHz FM are scheduled to begin Friday, Feb. 15 at 08:45 UT and run through Sunday, Feb. 17 at 17:25 UT.

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My aquarium and flikr.


Aquarium Rocks, #FuckFlikr


Politics of cleavage and other female body parts. Exposed body parts!

Bournvita advertisement;-


Sexualisation of girls and disabled comments and number of thighs! Obviously!

I had to stop at https://youtu.be/B2PddIma3LQ?t=1m48s because the deptavity of it all was ejaculating from my eardrums and wetting my mipples through my reeshirt!


But, they are just little girls! Kids, you perv!

What is that enchanté word? टूचे!

Forclaz 0 Light Sleeping Bag

7EADCDD6-9145-4DB5-99B5-453DE3AD6EA2.jpegQuite a useless piece, this #Forclaz0Light, for what is being advertised as 0-5*C sleeping bag.

I am in #Archhandi and these days it goes down to 5* C and it is still so uncomfortable.
I wear a Neva thermal under my tee shirt and a Du-pont thermal lower and -33 F socks while sleeping.
I have spread it wide and safety-pinned (too slippery surface) a blanket on it at 6 places and it is tolerable.

Just not recommend for 0*C. Do your own tests before going anywhere.

While inside my Coleman 3-season tent with 10-12C, last year, this was still pretty good. I would have given it 5 stars if it was good at 5C, even.

I shudder and shiver(punned) to think that what it would do to me (or, FAIL to do) when it goes to 0*C within 20-30 days.

LIMIT RATING of – 5???
Decathlon, you shall kill someone who might rely on your words alone and carry it to some extreme place!

First covered with blanket on 26th October, 2018. Living in this place (look up the climate) since 17th October, 2018.

P.S. I have used from the most expensive to cheap Karol Bagh knockoffs for the last 23 years. I know what I am talking about.


UPDATE: I am putting this up for sale. I have used it with utmost care, even changing in to a pair of socks EXCLUSIVELY bought for use inside this as to not make it into a stinky bag. Let us say that I have spent, conservatively, 20 nights in it.

A deal if you are not going anywhere that goes below 4-5* C and are comfortable with a mummy-style sleeping bag, Rs. 3,000.

UPDATE 28/12/2019: Order details. I have complained to Decathlon about this. Let us see.

30036977 DSI SOHNA ROAD 2016-10-16 19:44:31 15396.0 INR finished Views
Article Code Designation Quantity Unit price Total products
8305075 8305075/ 23453 FORCLAZ 0° LIGHT RED LEFT 1 3999.000000 3999.000000
8344376 8344376/ 895124 GL FIRST HEAT NOIR 18 1 399.000000 399.000000
8305075 8305075/ 23452 FORCLAZ 0° LIGHT RED LEFT 1 3999.000000 3999.000000
8343092 8343092/ 869001 SH FOR 600 H NDY M CARIB OCRE 1 6999.000000 6999.000000
Total 15396.0


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The motivation for it came from one of those lovely thought-terminating clichés so prevalent in discourse today:

“Why would a woman lie about rape?”

It’s a question that is patently absurd from a rational standpoint. Why would anyone lie about any crime? Is rape some especially unique type of crime that renders deception impossible?

Man Falsely Accused of Rape by Mentally Disabled Woman Sues Fremont

In our case, “Last Seen” matters a lot! It refers to an aircraft that flew over my head whose flight data we captured

In our case, Last Seenmatters a lot! It refers to an aircraft that flew over my head whose flight data we capturedIn my case, last seen refers to an aircraft that flew over my head whose data I captured

Ooooooo! A radical changes experiment!

​These #FeministTypes are fighting hard to absolutely un-sexualize female bodies. The skin! In the process, they gain to de-sexualise men! Simple!

http://archive.is/Rf0OC (I don’t want these assholes getting clicks from my site.)
These whiny bitches refuse to acknowledge the role biology plays in men staring at nude, naked female skin (it could be her toe, the rest being covered in a Burkha) for it is infinitely superior to us males’!
Patriarchy is all these women can come up with!

RTL-SDR for Linux Quick-Start Guide

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“RTL-SDR for Linux Quick Start Guide v2.18 by Kenn Ranous – KA0SBL Page 3 Introduction Page 4 Antennas & Feedlines Page 5 Installing Drivers Page 7 Gqrx – General Purpose Radio & Spectrum Software Page 8 Frequency Correction – PPM adjustments Page 10 Cubic SDR – General Purpose Radio & Spectrum Software Page 11 ADS-B Aircraft Tracking with Dump1090 Page 14 Monitoring Trunked Radio Systems with SDR Trunk Page 15 Lightning Detection with SDR Page 17 Additional Resources Introduction: If you’ve installed Linux on your PC hopefully you’ll find this guide quick and easy in any Debian based distro. Created in Linux Mint v18.3, I’ll cover the software I’ve found to be complete and working. Most things RTL-SDR have come a long way since inception. Updates still sometimes break things & documentation isn’t always complete, but community support is good and the reward is worth it. If you have some amateur radio background but are new to SDR many of the controls will be familiar. If not, you’ll learn as you go. First, a quick primer on what RTL-SDR is. In Europe, TV uses the DVB-T standard. Inexpensive USB receivers are available to tune in on a computer. Based on the RTL2832 demodulator & USB interface chip, tuning is done by the R820T2 chip. By installing specialized drivers and software, these devices can be used as a Software Defined Radio capable of receiving 24 – 1800 MHz in blocks of ~2 MHz at a time. Bypassing the tuner chip by switching the receiver to direct sampling mode enables DC – 24 MHz reception. A few caveats: North American TV is on the ATSC standard so these devices can’t be used to watch TV. Also, the RTL hardware was originally designed to receive strong broadband signals. It lacks the sensitivity and selectivity of expensive receivers, so it can be over-loaded by strong signals such as FM Broadcast and pagers. They’re also susceptible to RFI. Filters and pre-amplifiers are available to overcome some of these limitations. The unit used here is version 3 of the RTL-SDR.com dongle. It has a 820T2 tuner, TCXO, anti-static diode, and a metal enclosure with heat-sink. It can be switched into direct sampling mode via software, no hardware mods needed. Use a good quality USB extension cable with ferrite cores on both ends. Try to position the dongle away from the computer and other sources of electrical noise to minimize interference. PC system requirements are modest. Decoding and GUI displays need some processing power so opt for a dual-core CPU with 2GB RAM or better. None of the applications here are highly demanding of Video or HDD. Antennas & Feedlines: Regardless of cost, any radio is only as good as it’s antenna. There’s an abundance of information on-line and in ARRL publications, so I’ll be brief. • Rule #1, there is no such thing as the perfect antenna for all situations. It does not exist. Like anything, there’s compromises and trade-offs. A broadband antenna may be more useful across a wider swath of spectrum, but it won’t gather as much signal as antenna designed for a specific frequency. Also, a broadband antenna collects unwanted signals which may overload the receiver. • Rabbit ears are a good starter antenna. It’s easy to adjust the length and orientation. • Attic or outdoor antennas for TV may work well. Note they are usually in the horizontal plane, hence they are horizontally polarized. Ham, Public Service, NWR and similar services tend to use vertical antennas and so emit vertically polarized waves. Because of this difference, they may not be stellar performers. Newer TV antennas designed for HDTV may lack the ability to pull in FM radio. TV antennas are broadband by design. • Discone antennas are broadband and work well for general purpose use. • Turnstiles and Folded Dipoles excel at FM broadcast reception. • For ADS-B a 12 element Coaxial Collinear is notably superior to a discone. • Dipoles and long wires work well for the HF bands. (<30MHz) • Ground planes, J-poles, dipoles, yagis, quads and log periodic antennas can offer superior performance when designed for a specific band. • RG-6 coax and type F connectors, the same type used for cable and satellite TV is perfectly acceptable to use. It performs well up to several GHz, is inexpensive and commonly available. Type F connectors are probably the easiest type of connector to work with. Compression fittings are preferred, but a good quality side-crimp properly done is just fine. SMA to Type F connectors are available online. In summary, VHF/UHF frequencies tend to be line-of-sight and can be blocked by some building materials, especially metal. Higher is better and outdoors is best. Watch out for those power lines! Installing the drivers: 1. Open a terminal and confirm you’re in your home directory. This is the preferred convention and will be assumed throughout this text. Text highlighted in gray is exactly what you want to type at the command line. Yes it’s case sensitive. 2. Update your distribution. sudo apt-get update 3. Install the tools needed to retrieve (git), compile (cmake) and build (buildessential). sudo apt-get install git sudo apt-get install cmake sudo apt-get install build-essential 4. Install libusb-1.0-0-dev which is a C library that provides generic access to USB devices. sudo apt-get install libusb-1.0-0-dev 5. Retrieve, build and compile the RTL2832U Osmocom drivers from the source. git clone git://git.osmocom.org/rtl-sdr.git cd rtl-sdr/ mkdir build cd build cmake ../ -DINSTALL_UDEV_RULES=ON make sudo make install sudo ldconfig sudo cp ../rtl-sdr.rules /etc/udev/rules.d/ 6. Blacklist the default driver that is automatically loaded for using the dongle as a TV device as it doesn’t work for SDR purposes and clashes with the new Osmocom drivers we just installed. A. Open your /etc/modprobe.d folder as (right-click) an administrator. B. Create a new file ‘blacklist-rtl.conf’ and add this one line: blacklist dvb_usb_rtl28xxu C. Save the file, close the editor and restart the machine. 7. Test that the dongle is working by opening a terminal and typing: rtl_test -t Don’t worry about messages like PLL not locked or E4000 tuner not found or that it says R820T and not R820T2. If you’re seeing the above then your drivers and dongle are working. You’re now ready to install some applications. Gqrx General Purpose Radio/Spectrum Analyzer: This can be found in the Synaptic Package Manager. To get the latest version, visit http://gqrx.dk for instructions on how to add their PPA’s (Personal Package Archive) to your system and install. They’ve made it pretty easy. On first startup you’ll see the Configure I/O devices box. If it doesn’t appear, click the circuit board icon on the toolbar and check the following: Device: Realtek RTL2838xxx Device String: rtl=0 [Normal use >24MHz]* Device String: rtl=0,direct_samp=2 [Direct Sample mode <24MHz]* Input rate: 1800000 [aka Sample Rate]* Decimation, Bandwidth, LNB LO: 0 * Note you’re choosing one of the above Device Strings on startup, the first for VHF/UHF OR the latter for HF/MF. ** This is the amount of radio spectrum you’ll see. When tuning in the HF/MF bands it’s sometimes helpful to select a lower value. A higher value means you can view a larger slice of spectrum, but go too high and it gets choppy. Click OK then the > Power Button in the upper left corner to start receiving. Click or mouse wheel on the digits to change frequency. On the right under Receiver Options select the appropriate demodulator. (ie Narrow FM for NOAA Weather Radio or WFM for broadcast FM). Hover over each item to see what it does. Under Input controls, toggle hardware AGC and adjust LNA gain to maximize the signal but not so high that static or distortion takes over. Adjust for a noise floor of -60db to -70db. Note that you’ll need to alter gain settings as you tune around the spectrum. If the audio sounds choppy, try reducing the sample rate. Also check under the FFT Settings tab and reduce the FFT size and Rate fps. You may also need to adjust your PPM as described next. You can also bookmark favorite frequencies and organize them by category. Frequency Correction with GQRX: Later model dongles such as RTL-SDR’s v3 have improved TXCO’s for accurate frequency readouts regardless of temperature. For most uses in normal mode no calibration is needed. However, older dongles and ones in direct sampling mode may need PPM adjustments. Once you’ve determined your PPM error correction factor you can use that value in most other RTL software. As long as the dongle doesn’t overheat, this value should remain reasonably constant. To determine your dongles PPM, launch GQRX and tune your SDR to one of the National Weather Radio frequencies. Give the unit at least 15 minutes to warm up. 162.400 162.425 162.450 162.475 162.500 162.525 162.550 Zoom in on the signal and adjust your PPM until the tuning line is centered on the signal. See the next two images for details. Uncorrected PPM error. Adjust your PPM + or – until tuning line is centered on signal. To check and adjust your PPM in Direct Sampling mode in the HF bands, tune to one of the NIST time stations on 2.5, 5.0, 10.0, 15.0 or 20.0 MHz. Choose whichever station comes in best. These transmitters are very frequency accurate. The NIST WWV is quite the resource and worth the time for any radio enthusiast to know about. https://www.nist.gov/pml/time-and-frequency-division/radio-stations/wwv CubicSDR General Purpose Radio/Spectrum Analyzer: A bit more visually oriented than Gqrx, I find that CubicSDR delivers smoother audio. The latest v0.2.0 is available for download from http://cubicsdr.com where there’s instructions on how to build it or get it via flatpak. My preferred method is to just download the .AppImage file and place it in it’s own CubicSDR folder under my home folder. Right-click > Properties > Permissions and tick ‘Allow executing file as a program’ then double-click to run. (yes, it’s that simple, just one 13 meg file.) On startup, select ‘Generic RTL2832U’ and click ‘Start’ for VHF/UHF. Or, select Q-ADC under Direct Sampling to access HF & MW bands. Hover over each section for info, it’s pretty self explanatory. Enter a frequency directly or click on one of the streams in the lower waterfall panel to start listening. If the audio sounds choppy, click ‘Input Bandwidth’ on th top menu and select a lower number. The .AppImage file can be placed anywhere you like and sessions can be saved as .xml files. ADS-B Aircraft Tracking with Dump1090 Dump1090 is a good ADS-B decoder. Originally created by antirez, several developers (malcolmrobb, mutability and tedsluis) have modified the original code to make improvements. Each one is called fork. Install as many as you like, just make sure each is in it’s own unique folder. I’ll focus on the Ted Sluis fork as it seems to detect more aircraft and provides more information. It also has interesting features such as range & altitude color codes and ten map & chart styles. http://github.com/tedsluis Open a terminal and type: git clone git://github.com/tedsluis/dump1090.git dump1090 cd dump1090 make ./dump1090 –interactive –net –enable-agc Within a few moments you should see a list of aircraft in the terminal window. Open a web browser and in the address bar enter localhost:8080 and you should see a map with aircraft. You might need to hit the browser refresh button once or twice to get it going. To launch dump1090 without needing to remember paths and optimal flags, create a text file named d1090 in your /home/username/bin folder. (Note there’s no extension.) Enter these lines, substituting your own lat & lon values. #!/bin/bash #A bash script to start Ted Sluis’ dump1090 with optimal flags cd /home/yourname/dump1090 ./dump1090 –interactive –net –enable-agc –gain -10 –phaseenhance –lat 33.0 –lon -111.0 –oversample –dcfilter Note: make sure those last two lines are all on one line in the editor. Save & exit then Right-click the script file > ‘Permission’ > tick ‘Allow executing file as a program’. At the terminal just type d1090 to start. Easy! Monitoring Trunked Radio Systems with SDR Trunk: Trunking radio systems are more complex than traditional radio systems as are the applications used to track them. In brief, a typical standard analog radio system will have one or more mountaintop transmitters as needed to cover an area. There might be a few channels or a dozen or more. Mobile units transmit up to the tower at one frequency and the tower retransmits out on another frequency. All the scanner enthusiast needs to know is the output frequencies. Now imagine a city has 20 different departments each with their own set of mountaintop transmitters and channels. That’s a LOT of hardware to maintain. It’s also hundreds of dedicated frequencies and spectrum is getting crowded. Most departments probably aren’t using most of their channels most of the time anyway. So imagine all 20 departments share one radio network and a pool of channels. A computer picks a clear frequency and the right call goes to the right department. That, in a nutshell is trunked radio. Some are analog, others are digital. A few are encrypted. SDR Trunk is the only trunking software I’ve found so far that works in Linux. Installation and usage is a bit more complex than a standard radio application. https://github.com/DSheirer/sdrtrunk The install instructions are generally complete, a few things to note: Many municipalities are using the APCO25 digital standard. To listen in you’ll need to download and compile the JMBE libraries, created by the same author. The installation guide can be found in the wiki on the sidebar under APCO25. At this time, only phase I (aka type I) is supported. When creating a new system in SDR Trunk, you’re prompted to enter a frequency. Usually that will be the control channel frequency. This can be found for the system you want to monitor on the radioreference.com database. You don’t need to enter all the frequencies for a site, just the control channel and SDR Trunk will tune in to and follow across the other channels. At this point, the best way to accurately follow apco25 type II trunked system is with a digital scanner or via an online feed such as http://www.broadcastify.com Lightning Detection with SDR: What follows is an informal experiment to detect approaching lightning. Here I’m using GQRX and CubicSDR in direct sample mode but any spectrum analyzer software and dongle that can tune VLF should do it. Many dedicated lightning detectors work by listening to frequencies below the AM broadcast band, hence I chose to monitor 0 to 600kHz. The antenna is a 1/2 wave trapped dipole for HF but any bit of wire at least a few meters long will work. The waterfall display speed is set to represent ~30 seconds. Event #3 in this image was several rapid-fire and rather close by. I found that by tuning to a quiet part of the spectrum and setting squelch, lightning discharges produce an audible crackle, hence an audible alert without needing to listen to constant static or needing to watch the screen. This was a particularly close & intense storm captured in CubicSDR. Resources: http://sdr.osmocom.org/trac/wiki/rtl-sdr – Source of the RTL-SDR drivers. http://rtl-sdr.com – Great place to buy and learn about RTL-SDR http://distrowatch.org – A one-stop index of the top 200 Linux distributions http://linuxmint.com – Currently the most popular Linux distribution http://balarad.net – The best documentation I’ve found on DIY ADS-B antennas qsl.net/na4it/dbgp.html – A cheap, easy & good dual-band ground-plane antenna wikipedia.org/wiki/Electromagnetic_spectrum – A primer on radio waves radioreference.com/ – Excellent database of frequencies http://www.sigidwiki.com/wiki/Signal_Identification_Guide – ID that waveform github.com/xmikos/qspectrumanalyzer – Scan large swaths of bandwidth sdr.hu – A network of shared SDR’s around the world. qsl.net/kb5wck/antenna.html – A good source of antenna design calculations https://linuxconfig.org/bash-scripting-tutorial – Bash Scripting http://www.howtogeek.com/67469/the-beginners-guide-to-shell-scripting-thebasics/ – Introduction to Shell Scripting http://sdr.hu – A network of shared SDR’s around the world. In Closing: Feel free to copy or distribute this guide as you see fit. My goal here is to consolidate and share my notes so others can bypass hours of annoying research and just get to the fun stuff. :) I’ll be updating this guide using the convention vMonth.Year.as I discover new software, hardware, tricks and mods. I welcome constructive feedback. You can contact me through my blog at http://ranous.wordpress.com where you’ll find additional RTL-SDR articles. If you send me a coherent message I’ll most likely respond. Thanks for tuning in! – Kenn”

The Girl who cried Wolf!

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Yes, I am a shameless, cheap blackmailer; there I said that.

If you say ‘plz’ because it is shorter than ‘Please’ then I’ll say ‘no’ because it’s shorter than ‘yes’.

In pursuant to https://rahuldoes.wordpress.com/2017/10/18/my-3-year-long-association-with-idea-mobile-services-come-to-a-bad-end/


Since they both share the same network and both stop working at the exact same place and time, I am giving up my @MTNL to move to @Idea @Idea, (where I was a customer for a good 4-5 years, till last quarter of 2017) or @Vodafone (I hate @airtel) but retaining the @BSNL (which is a pain because it is just not available when you need it the most (almost all of Bombay and Goa); and, I had gone for this thinking that at least BSNL would be available across India. Do I smell a #NefariousCollusion?)

Yes, I am a shameless, cheap blackmailer; there I said that.

Now, let us extract some juices, like you did, @Idea!

Where do I begin?

My grouses and how shall they be addressed?

  1. Even with a bloddy deposit (international roaming) of 3,000 and CREDIT LIMIT (whatever that is supposed to mean) of 9,500 Rupees, my connection would be regularly disconnected because I forgot to pay the 600 Rupees bill! (I am always, almost, travelling. Once disconnected, no OTP, you bloddy geniuses!)What is this nonsense? What good is that deposit and credit limit for?

Yes, I understand, it is for that one month ONLY.

Which phenku or lover-boy-girl, in 2017-8 could, POSSIBLY, use a phone service for a good 10,000 Rupees? Doing WHAT?

a. How shall we ensure that the connection shan’t be stopped from sending me those potentially lifesaving bank’s OTPs?

  1. What will you give me? Extra.

Answer soon because I just might be pushed into that burning oiJ-well!

Optimus Nova cleaning needle, use/abuse. #PlannedObsolence

The manual does not specify that the control valve should be open when using or removing the cleaning needle.

If closed, it is difficult to remove an one might end up damaging the control-valve’s small protrusion under the nozzle.

Maybe, it was a part of #PlannedObsolence.

Or, perhaps, one is expected to figure it out, oneself!

This essential finds no mention in your owner’s manual.

Is this a #StrategicOmission to get users to break it and buy spares?

Is this a very carefully executed #PlannedObsolence move?

Will this be included in your future releases and mentioned on your website?


What puts South Asians at higher risk of Type 2 diabetes, despite being less obese than Caucasians? Sangeeta Pradhan RD, CDE explains this paradox

South Asia Fast Track Sustainability Communications

Type 2 diabetes is one of the fastest growing diseases globally due to unfavourable changes in modifiable risk factors and a high genetic susceptibility in certain populations. With obesity growing at sky rocketing rates worldwide, the metabolic disorders that go hand in hand with it are also rising proportionately. Asia is at the epicentre of this diabetes epidemic. 60% of the world’s diabetic population are from this part of the world. Asian Americans are one of the fastest growing ethnic groups in the United States, with their numbers projected to double by the year 2060.

While most ethnic communities are affected, South Asians both in their native countries and abroad are disproportionately affected. This makes it imperative to take a hard look at the contributing factors and explore meaningful interventions.

“The paradox is alarming – Asians have twice the prevalence rates of diabetes despite lower rates of obesity compared…

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Maharashtrian Special Lasun Chutney / Garlic Chutney

Made this and forgot the coconut!



Garlic Chutney, lasun chutney, maharashtrian lasun chutney recipe, dry garlic chutney Maharashtrian Special Lasun Chutney / Garlic Chutney

This post is all about the Famous Maharashtrian Special …. LASUN CHUTNEY!!!

Thank God… Chutney is now a famous word. Otherwise god knows how I would translate it. I think it is always good to know the original name of the recipe. In that way all of us get familiar with the name and word, some of us with the recipe…. Haha….

Today I am going to introduce you to the style of cooking I daily cook. It is the Maharashtrian Style. For Non – Indians and people who don’t know – Maharashtra is a state in India. You can probably relate it in a better way if I tell you that Mumbai, the city where world famous Slumdog Millionaire was shot, is the capital of Maharashtra.

Lasun means Garlic. Lasun is a Marathi word. In Hindi, which is India’s National Language, it…

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KWZI Inks Test

Source: KWZI Inks Test

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