The ramifications of longevity?

The average life span of Indian population has gone up from 38years to 68years since 1951 until 2011. It has been a quantum jump which in other words means longevity, more years to live. The longevity has gone up all over the world, only the figures are different. Until mid of twentieth century the physical beauty ruled the roost, because the spoils of the stunning looks, hour...
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My Quest

For a long time, I have been looking for an icon, in my growing years it was a subconscious effort, however in the recent years my quest has become more refined. I have mentioned about some of my early influencers such as my biology teacher, Mr Johnson in high school or Mr R D Aga, Executive Director of Thermax India, my first company. Then while reading a few biographies I got...
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“Organic” or “Inorganic”

I am often puzzled, whether a very good product or service would sell on its own, or would it also require advertising support. It is an age-old question; however, it holds an important position even today. I remember the good old days when I was impressed by some of the movies released in early seventies until early millennium. I remember films like “Zanjeer” and “Shakti” wher...
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Separate the wheat from the chaff

In my final year of project in engineering my team designed a refrigerator based on Peltier’s effect. The Peltier’s effect states that if you have two junctions of wires of dissimilar material and if you pass DC through the wires, then one junction would become hot and other junction would become cold. Our team had received a lot of publicity from the press and in my first job ...
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The difference between successful and failures.

One major factor between success and failure is the same as between efficient and the laggards. The time the failures take to change their path is much longer than those who succeed. This in other words success is another phrase for flexibility. In businesses those who are flexible stand a better chance to succeed. I was reading biography of Elon musk one of the important quali...
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The Change

There are great many options for everybody to work on to decide the course of their future. Therefore, art of selection is one important requisite if one wants to distinguish oneself. The discerning people select their path carefully, based on several factors such as their risk-taking ability, passion, physical resources, knowledge, age, and strengths. In my past I had heard, s...
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The purpose of life

The question bothers everyone, but it holds more importance to a few. Today a man has an average life span in the developed countries of around seventy-nine and in developing countries of around sixty-nine. That is quite a long period for those who are concerned, whether their existence has any purpose. Life is an opportunity for everybody through which he experiences what all ...
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Why, I lost interest in Philanthropy?

When I was a student, I always wondered that why didn’t people help the needy? In my growing years I lost so many opportunities because I didn’t have the means. I lost scholarship in Sainik School, which could had been an ideal foundation to become a commissioned officer in Indian military, I lost an opportunity to study Engineering in IIT in spite of being selected. In my earl...
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Being a Novelist

My conscience would had pricked if I was reading a novel, sitting at home while my wife was at work in the office. I am past seventy, therefore I have passed the stage when friends or relatives’ capricious remarks might touch me. I had chosen writing to be my new profession at the age of sixty. I have produced four books. The time spent at home was part of the entrepreneurial e...
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How is my experience about writing?

I have read many books since the time I was a young boy. My earliest recollections are about my fascination for the hard bound children’s books, when my dad used to take me out for a treat to Hazratganj in Lucknow. The evenings were gay and there was a book shop, just outside my uncle’s garment shop which displayed various colourful children’s books like Cinderella, Red riding ...
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