How to Approach your contacts

These are the times of recession. One must try to rope in all the resources together for finding a new job. You may be the one unfortunate guy whose company could not weather the storm. Yes, I mean it. The loss of Jobs in the current scenario are not the fault of individual. It is the employer who could not sustain himself. How to gt out of this messy situation even though you are not responsible. One may be your old pals. It’s a good rule of thumb to keep in touch with your contacts. i.e. I always send all of my contacts greeting cards around the holidays just to say hello, let them know what I am up to, Read More …

Rasam – Simplest dish for digestion

Rasam is one of the easiest dish to make. Some times it is named as “charu”. Very easy to make and good for health. Clears the stomach of indigestion, or constipation. All You need is Water, Tammerind ( Chintha Pandu), Turmeric(Pasupu), Salt, Asafatoida(Inguva/Hing), Sugar or Jaggery, And for tadka(popu) Chilli, oil, Jeera, Methi, Mustard. To make this Add the tammerind, turmeric (Small Qty), Hing, salt to the water and boil it. donot put toomuch of tammerind. By chance if you happen to put more and the rasam is sour, add little sugar or jaggery and boil it. This reduces the sourness of rasam. All the taste in the this humble liquid can be enhanced by the tadka. While putting tadka, Read More …

Example of bad customer service

This is one example of bad customer service from Airtel. The narration below is my own example and really bad experience i faced, I use a post paid connection from Airtel. Recently I lost my phone and sim card along with that. Naturally I called up customer service and requested them to block the out going calls which they promptly did that. My troubles started here. Please remember this story happened in Bangalore, Not in any rural Area.  I approached the nearest Airtel outlet ( RT Nagar) to get a replacement card. The Simacard is not available, there and i was advised to wait for one week. After a week, I went back and asked. No sim card( they did Read More …

Earth Day – Switch off Lights

Switch off your lights on Earth Day at 8:30PM local time, wherever you live on planet earth. . Last Saturday of March is observed as Earth Day This campaign is a great starting to save the earth and its environment. This camopaign needs more support from the press, governments, NGOs, and More importantly individuals. Today i was just browsing the internet and came to know about it. Think, what are we giving our children? Masks, Oxygen equipement, lead suits. these things are going to be essential to thier survival. We must switch off the lights not only this hour but whenever it is not needed. More than 1000 cities worldwide are participating in this campaign. Please dont think ” what Read More …

Chain Mails – My solution

Chain Mails or Chain Posts – This has really become a headache now a days. People are spamming because you are just keeping quiet. Recently I started getting some mails which includes a picture, of lets’ say “Saibaba” Or Kolhapur Mahalakshmi. The content will be same in all these mails. They say that you send to 30 people. If you send you will get lots and lots of good things. But If you don’t send then you are going to lose. The problem here is that you are not left with a choice. If you send it you are participating in spam. If you don’t send you are taking chance with god. One thing I do if the mail threatens Read More …

Indian Road Safety

Road Safety is a subject widely discussed under various forums. Every time there is an accident, we remember safety. Are we as citizens contributing to that?. Yesterday I saw a truck loaded with sand upto the maximum possible ( well above its walls) with no cover on the sand. The truck whizzed past me at around a speed of about 70 Kph. It must have crossed many police posts by then without questions. When it travels a very thin sand cloud is passing behind it. Isn’t it dangerous to the people passing behind it?.  We Don’t Ask Questions. These are common incidents in here, that Dangerously overloaded vehicles, Vehicles with dangling hooks behind them is a common sight. They pass Read More …

Job Resources

Job Resources if you are looking for a change are plenty. The best way to increase your chances of getting a job is reference. Many large companies advertise their jobs for the sake of fulfilling the conditions of law. However they prefer a new employee being referred by someone already working for them. This is a good for the company. Before the interview they know about the candidate. they can spend less on the ad campaign. In fact some companies reward the existing employees if their referrals make it. So Next time you find a suitable job, Just don’t apply it immediately. Try to find if any of your friends or acquaintances working for that company. Networking helps you to Read More …

Categories of Jobless

The Categories of Jobless in In india are broadly four to five types. If we are looking at completely unemployed, they are very few. Recently I came across a friend, Who is working for an MNC. The company Extremely reputed. However the Conditions not that good out there. The employees are not getting paid for more than two months now. My friend says he is managing from his savings for now. Future? Unknown. I am trying to help this person and circulated his resume to some of my friends. This raises a bigger doubt over the current status of the job market. It is really scary. Now that we have to add these people to those jobless. We should classify Read More …

Andhra Brahmin eating style : Start with Pappu

The typical Andhra Brahmin eating style has a specific way on to itself. Any meal will start with a variety of Pappu.  To Start your meal, Pappu & Rice with Neyyi (Ghee) With a little Avakaya Nanju. What a taste. The Smell itself will be great to appetizer your self. Brahmins in Andhra Pradesh Start the Meal with This dish. In fact there is a word in East Godavari Pappu Gadu ( Brahmin). and it is really enjoyable. There are Many varieties which Pappu is made of. Eah has a unique taste of its own. The Pappu can be Made with Mamidikaya(Mango) Pappu, Dosakaya Pappu, Nimmakaya Pappu, Magaya Pappu, Pappu with Various Leafy vegetables. You name it each has a different Read More …

Nala Bheema – Males known for good food

You might be wondering How a man with a food blog. But as i say in the heading Nala Bheema are male only. There is some thing ” Nala Bheema Pakam” . But there is nothing like “rambha-urvashi Pakam”. Traditionally males are better cooks than females. When cooking is done by the men they keep their heart in it. May be it has something to do with doing it as a hobby. For women, Cooking is a routine. Slowly they start loosing interest in making regular dishes. If they try some thing new, again it tastes good. Having said that i am not trying to undermine or underscore the capability of a Female cook. There are some great cooks in Read More …