Friday, January 11, 2008

1 Lakh Car - TATA Nano unveiled in India

The much awaited 1 Lakh Car (Appox. US$ 2,500/S$ 3,600) by Tata was unveiled yesterday in the International Auto Expo 2008 happening at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi between Jan 10th -Jan17th 2007.


Model : Nano - Petrol
Car Body Type: Hatchback
Segment: A Segment
Top Speed: 90
Fuel Consumption(Highway) : 26 KMPL
Fuel Consumption(City) : 22KMPL


Displacement : 796cc, 3 cylinder
Engine Type : Petrol
Maximum Power : 33bhp
Maximum Torque : 0


Central Locking : Manual
Driver Seat Adjustment : Manual
Door Mirror : Driver Side


Seating Capacity : 5
No. of Doors : 4
Tyre Size : 0
Steering : No Power Steering
Brakes : Front Disk, Rear Drum
Gears : 4 Manual
Fuel Tank : 30.00
Body Color Bumpers: Yes

Rest of the features are NO for this car. Hoping to go back for a short drive on this Tiny Nano when I am back in town.

Tuesday, January 08, 2008

Smart Appeal and Smart Reply

Dear Bo$$

In thi$ life, we all need $ome thing mo$t de$perately. I think you $hould be under$ tanding of the need$ of your worker$ who have given $o much $upport including $weat and $ervice to your company.

I am $ure you will gue$$ what I mean and re$pond $oon.

Your$ $incerely,
Anoo$ha Mi$hra

The next day, the employee recieved this letter of reply:

Dear ANOosha

I kNOw you have been working very hard. NOwadays, NOthing much has changed. You must have NOticed that our company is NOt doing NOticeably well as yet.

NOw the newspaper are saying the world`s leading ecoNO mists are NOt sure if the United States may go into a NOther recession. After the NOvember presidential elections things may turn bad.

I have NOthing more to add NOw. You kNOw what I mean ...

Monday, January 07, 2008

Rabbit Facts

I have two of them at my home and starting to learn more about them. Later I will try to post their picture here...Here are some facts about Rabbits for you.

  1. Rabbits are not rodents, they are lagomorphs

  2. A male rabbit is a buck

  3. A female rabbit is a doe

  4. A baby rabbit is a kit

  5. When the doe gives birth her babies are collectively refered to as a litter

  6. The gestation period for a rabbit averages 31 days

  7. A rabbits teeth never stop growing

  8. The American Rabbit Breeders Association has 45 recognized breeds of rabbits

  9. The ARBA has over 30,000 members

  10. Rabbits can be litter trained

  11. A pet rabbit can live as long as 10 years

  12. Bunnies get weaned at about 8 weeks old

  13. Adult bunnies can weigh between 2 lbs - 20 lbs depending on breed

  14. Rabbits can purr similar to a cat

  15. Domesticated rabbits are born without fur

  16. Domesticated rabbits eyes do not open until they are about 2 weeks old

  17. Rabbits cannot vomit

  18. Rabbits need hay to assist the digestive system and prevent fur balls in their stomach

  19. A group of rabbits is called a herd

  20. A group of rabbits live in a warren

  21. Mothers typically only feed their kits about 5 minutes a day

  22. Rabbit meat is lower in fat, cholesterol and calories than chicken, pork and beef

  23. Rabbit meat is all white meat

  24. Rabbit droppings make an excellent garden fertilizer

  25. Rabbits have 28 teeth

  26. A 4 pound rabbit will drink as much water as a 20 pound dog

  27. Bunnies love to chew

  28. Rabbits do not hibernate

  29. Rabbits can jump 36″ and higher

  30. Rabbits can suffer heat stroke

  31. Rabbits can see behind them, but have blind spot in front of their face

  32. When rabbits are happy, they will jump and twist, this is called a binky

  33. Rabbits can start breeding as early as 3-4 months of age

  34. Predators can literally scare a rabbit to death

  35. Does will pull fur when pregnant to assist in the building of their nest

  36. Rabbits can have false pregnancies

  37. Rabbits groom themselves

  38. Domestic rabbits cannot breed with wild rabbits

  39. The only place a rabbit sweats is through the pads on its feet

  40. Rabbits eat their own night droppings called cecotropes

Courtesy: Three Little Ladies Rabbitry

Saturday, January 05, 2008

Plan for your Holiday in 2008

8 Days Leave 37 Days Of Rest click on the image below to see how.

Note: Applicable only for employees working in Singapore

Friday, January 04, 2008

Gone are the days

...........but not the memories

Gone are the days
When the school reopened in June,
And we settled in our new desks and benches.

Gone are the days
When we queued up in book depot,
And got our new books and 1 quire notes.

Gone are the days
When we wanted two Sundays and no Mondays, yet
Managed to line up daily for the morning prayers.

Gone are the days
We learnt writing with slates and pencils, and
progressed To fountain pens and ball pens and then micro tips.

Gone are the days
We began drawing with crayons and evolved to
Colour pencils and finally sketch pens.

Gone are the days
We started calculating first with tables and then
with Clarkes tables and advanced to calculators and computers.

Gone are the days
When we chased one another in the corridors in
Intervals,And returned to the classrooms drenched in sweat.

Gone are the days
When we had lunch in classrooms, corridors,
Playgrounds, under the trees and even in cycle sheds.

Gone are the days
When all the colours in the world,
Decorated the campus on the Second Saturdays.

Gone are the days
When a single P.T. period in the week's Time
Table,Was awaited more eagerly than the monsoons.

Gone are the days
When cricket was played with writing pads as
bats,And Neckties and socks rolled into balls.

Gone are the days
When few played "kabadi" and "Kho-Kho" under scorching
sun,While others simply played "book cricket" in the
confines of classroom.

Gone are the days
Of fights but no conspiracies,
Of Competitions but seldom jealousy.

Gone are the days
When we used to watch Live Cricket telecast,
In the opposite houses in Intervals and Lunch breaks.

Gone are the days
When few rushed at 4:45 to
"Conquer" window seats in our bus.

Gone are the days
While few others had "Big Fun",
"gulfi ice" and "pepsi !" at 4o Clock.

Gone are the days
We used exam pads as rackets and
corn piece stem as shuttlecocks to play badminton.

Gone are the days
Of Sports Day, and the annual School Day ,
And the one-month long preparations for them.

Gone are the days
Of the stressful Quarterly, Half Yearly and Annual Exams,
And the most enjoyed holidays after them.

Gone are the days
Of tenth and twelfth standards, when we
Spent almost the whole year writing revision tests.

Gone are the days
We learnt, we enjoyed, we played, we won,
we lost,We laughed, we cried, we fought, we thought.

Gone are the days
With so much fun in them, so many friends,
So much experience, all this and more.

Gone are the days
But not the memories, which will be
Lingering in our hearts for ever and ever and
Ever and ever and Ever .

I hope you went back to ur Olden days...........for a I DID!!

Pencil Thought

There are 5 important lessons to learn for us from a humble pencil

  1. It tells you that everything you do will always leave a Mark

  2. You can always correct the mistake you make

  3. The important thing in life is what you are from inside and not from out side

  4. In life you will undergo painful sharpening which will make you better in whatever you do

  5. Finally, to be the best you can be, you must allow yourself to be held and guided by the hand that holds you

Thursday, January 03, 2008

Think Outside Of The Box Questions

Question 1: You are driving along in your car on a wild, stormy night, it's raining heavily, when suddenly you pass by a bus stop, and you see three people waiting for a bus:

An old lady who looks as if she is about to die.
An old friend who once saved your life.
The perfect partner you have been dreaming about.

Which one would you choose to offer a ride to, knowing very well that there could only be one passenger in your car?

This is a moral/ethical dilemma that was once actually used as part of a job application.

* You could pick up the old lady, because she is going to die, and thus you should save her first;
* or you could take the old friend because he once saved your life, and this would be the perfect chance to ! pay him back.
* However, you may never be able to find your perfect mate again.

The candidate who was hired (out of 200 applicants) had no trouble coming up with his answer. Guess what was his answer?

He simply answered: "I would give the car keys to my Old friend and let him take the lady to the hospital. I would stay behind and wait for the bus with the partner of my dreams."

Sometimes, we gain more if we are able to give up our stubborn thought limitations. Never forget to "Think Outside of the Box."

Question 2: What will you do if I run away with your sister?"

The candidate who was selected answered " I will not get a better match for my sister than you sir"

Question 3: Interviewer (to a student girl candidate) - What will you do if one morning you woke up & found that you are pregnant?

Answered the Girl - I will be very excited and take an off, to celebrate with my husband.

Normally an unmarried girl will be shocked to hear this, but she managed it well. Why I should think it in the wrong way, she said later when asked

Question 4: Interviewer: He ordered a cup of coffee for the candidate. Coffee arrived kept before the candidate, then he asked what is before you?

Candidate instantly replied "Tea" and He got selected. You know how and why did he say "TEA" when he knows very well that coffee was kept before.

Answer: The question was "What is before you (U - alphabet), Reply was "TEA" (T - alphabet) and Alphabet "T" is before Alphabet "U"

Question 5: Where Lord Rama would have celebrated his "First Diwali"? People will start thinking of Ayodya, Mitila [Janaki's place], Lanka etc...

Answer: But the logic is, Diwali was a celebrated as a mark of Lord Krishna Killing Narakasura. In Dusavataar, Krishnavathaar comes after Raamavathaar. So, Lord Rama would not have celebrated the Diwali At all!

Question 6: The interviewer asked to the candidate "This is your last question of the interview. Please tell me the exact position of the center of this table where u have kept your files."

Candidate confidently put one of his finger at some point at the table and told that this was the central point at the table. Interviewer asked how did u get to know that this being the central point of this table, then he answers quickly that sir u r not likely to ask any more question, as it was the last question that u promised to ask. And hence, he was selected as because of his quick-wittedness.

This is What Interviewer expects from the Interviewee. ....


Tuesday, January 01, 2008

Happy New Year 2008

Wishing You and Your Family
A Very Happy, Loving, Lucky, Peaceful & Prosperous
New Year - 2008