Category personal

A Message to #NepalEarthquake volunteers – start taking notes

Nepal has been hit by a devastating earthquake and the whole world is trying desperately to save each life that can be saved. ¬†These are dire circumstances and everyone is trying their best to pitch in. I have been frantically following social media collecting earthquake incident reports and ¬†mapping their locations into a crisis management […]

The Offer to Draw

One of the most common phrases one hears nowadays is “There is no such thing as good or bad. Everything is relative.” The most common explanation or rationalization glorifies Hitler for doing what he wanted to do and that “for him, it wasn’t wrong”. In some cases the speaker is either naive or hasn’t really […]

My list of must-read books

I was recommending a few books to a friend and came across this idea to post my list of must-read books. Please post your list in the comments to make this article richer. I will keep adding more books as I remember them. 1. The Fountainhead -Ayn Rand 2. The Devil’s Alternative -Friedrick Forsyth 3. […]

Punishment for the real criminals of the world

The whole world today is talking about terrorism. Even though Osama Bin Laden has been killed(at what cost?), the fear of terrorism still looms over our heads. And why wouldn’t it? A terrorist attack is sudden, random and unforgiving. At least you can blame your genes or your diet when you know you are going […]

Me and my color blindness

I realized yesterday that I have a type of colour blindness that is prevalent in 7-10% male population of the world. After a lot of procrastination, I finally had to get my driving licence renewed. It had expired a month back and not renewing it now would mean having to pay a hefty fine later. […]