Names of weekdays in Telugu and their significance

There are many second generation Telugu people, who want to learn Weekdays in Telugu  but could do so due to the obvious reason that they do not know to read the Telugu Font. In fact some of the Recently one of my friend in Bangalore was trying to teach his kid about Telugu Months. He was trying to get them from the internet in English font. Most of the websites which have this in Telugu font only. Even i tried to help him finding one. After a lot of search, I thought if I post it myself, i can help others find this.  I hope this post will help them to learn. While it seems that these are pretty basic, Read More …

Kitchen Ingredients – English Names

Kitchen Ingredients are regularly used in our daily life. some time it gets difficult to understand the lables of these Kitchen Ingredients . » Acorus: వస » Ajwan: వాము » Almond: బాదంకాయ » Aloc: ముసాంబరము » Alum: పటిక  Anise: సోపు గింజలు » Dill: మెంతులు » Dry Ginger: శొంటి » Fenue greek: మెంతులు » Gallnut: కరక్కాయ » Garlic: వెల్లుల్లి » Ginger: అల్లం » Gingly: నువ్వులు » Honey: తేనె » Jaggery: బెల్లము  » Licorice: అతిమధురం » Linseed: అవిసెలు, అవిసె గింజలు » Mace: జాపత్రి » Musk: కస్తూరి » Mustart: ఆవాలు » Nigella seeds: నల్ల జీలకర్ర » Nutmeg: జాజికాయ  Pepper: మిరియాలు » Poppy seeds: గసగసాలు » Puffed Rice: మరమరాలు » Rolong: గోధుమ రవ్వ » Rosewater: పన్నీరు » Saffron: కుంకుమపువ్వు » Sesame: నువ్వులు » Soapnut: Read More …

Andhra Pradesh – Great Facts

Andhra Pradesh – the sunshine state of India has many unique things for itself. Some are listed here Potti Sriramulu fasted for over 50 days, for achieving the State of Andhra (India), and lost his life in the process. His sacrifice became instrumental in the linguistic re-organisation of States. Pingali Venkayya, the designer of the Indian national flag, was born in Bhatlapenumarru, near Machilipatnam APSRTC is in the Guinness Book of World Records for being the Single Largest Corporation owing the largest fleet of buses in the world.  APSRTC is also the world’s largest public transport organization and the largest road transportation company in the world. Golconda, near Hyderabad (Andhra Pradesh, India), was India’s richest diamond mine, having produced renowned Read More …

Choosing the name for a new born Baby Girl

The arrival of a new member to any family is most enjoyed moment. While the rituals in general apart, there are many new dilemmas come in. One of them is to choose the name for the new born. In the Indian Family, the arrival of a new born baby girl is treated as arrival of Mahalakshmi (Goddess of Wealth). Choosing a name for this Mahalakshmi is sometimes time taking. we need to build consensus among many people in the household. Right from Parents, Grand Parents, and the older siblings in the family. While some would be moms and dads do select their choice in advance so that enough research is gone in. However, the last minute the family Purohit comes in says, the Read More …

What will happen on 21 Dec 2012

  It is widely believed that the world is likely to end on 21-12-2012. Various theories are flying thick and fast.   1.       All the planets will be in straight-line – There is not an iota of truth in this. Last time it happened in 2010 and will happen again in 2040. 2.       Galactic line up. – This is only imagination theory and nothing can be proved with this theory. If we so close to an alignment and a black hole, this is not going to happen. 3.       Geomagnetic Reversal. – this is not a phenomenon which suddenly happens.   What is going to happen.   Just that the Calder Cycle restarts. It is same as Jan 1stComing after Dec Read More …

Poor Economics – Petrol prices and diesel prices in major Indian cities

Petrol prices and diesel prices in major Indian cities Check this link if you want to know about the petrol prices in India. Also moat of it goes for tax. The real culprit for high petrol prices in India are the taxes. The problem is that we fail to ask how much petrol really costs. Let’s try some simple arithmetic. International crude oil prices are hovering around US$ 112.5 per barrel. That translates to about Rs 5,085 per barrel. Each barrel contains about 158.76 litres. So, effectively crude oil costs Rs 32 per litre. Now, add the cost of refining it to petrol or diesel. According to an oil company official, the refining cost is about 52 paise per litre. Read More …

Example of social Service – Medicines for all

This is a story I found in the Sunday Edition of Eenadu( A Telugu Daily). I am thinking to contribute to this noble cause.Mr Onkarnath Sharma, a blood bank technician by profession is the source for many daily wage workers in and around Delhi.He was actually inspired by an accident in Delhi. He saw these workers who were attended by doctors of a NGO and gave them some prescriptions. However, the treatment did not take place as the victims could not buy the medicines. His Operation is Simple. Every Day he goes out and asks the household for those left over medicines which are of no more use. he clearly explains that this will help the poor.Most of the residents Read More …

10 Simple Techniques For Time Management

10 Simple Techniques to Make Most of Your Time Author: Ashok Grover Have you heard of this story which asks you to just imagine that you have a bank that credits your account each morning with Rs. 86,400 and does not carry forward the balance to next day? This also tells that at the end of each day, it deletes whatever money you have failed to utilize and makes the balance zero. What do you think; would you do in such a situation? Of course, utilize the entire amount to last penny! Ah! You are not a stupid to let all this money go down the drain. Now, stop for a moment. Don’t you think you already have such an Read More …

How to handle the unwanted calls from Tele Marketing Companies

Unsolicited calls is a very big menace recently. On an average I recieve at least 2 calls on  from HDFC  Bank and at least 2 calls from TATA AIG per day. I am not sure if these are bringing any business to these companies but certainly getting bad name to the company. There are others too in this crap. Barclays bank Personal loans, Citi Bank, and Bharati AXA, and more insurance companies. Normally I would ask the sweet voiced female(yes Mostly it is females – I have nothing against females, May be these companies use them in case the person called gets cool not to be harsh.) Here is how i handle these calls, though a lot depends upon my Read More …

Usage of Credit Card- Some tips

These days every day you get a call from some xyz bank offering you  a credit card free for life. Before accepting the offer you must carefully consider the problems associated with credit cards.If used with Discipline, A Credit Card is an excellent tools. It helps you for net banking, great discounts, reward points etc. But there is a line here. Most of these discounts will drive you to spend more than you actually can.Another way the card can harm you is the rollover facility. You buy 10K and pay 500. If you do that, the pain starts. Most of the cards charge about 41% annual interest on the card roll over. though there are illustrative examples everywhere, it is Read More …