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Nice Story

posted Apr 13, 2010, 9:39 AM by Amit Lohia   [ updated Mar 11, 2011, 9:57 PM ]

A man came out of his home to admire his new truck. To his puzzlement, his three-year-old son was happily hammering dents into the shiny paint. The man ran to his son, knocked him away, hammered the little boy's hands into a pulp as punishment. When the father calmed down, he rushed his son to the hospital. Although the doctor tried desperately to save the crushed bones, he finally had to amputate the fingers from both the boy's hands. When the boy woke up from the surgery and saw his bandaged stubs, he innocently said, "Daddy, I'm sorry about your truck." Then he asked, "but when are my fingers going to grow back..?" The father went home and committed suicide.

Think about the story the next time you see someone spilled milk at a dinner table or hear a baby cry. Think first before you lose your patience and become angry with someone you love. Trucks can be repaired. Broken bones and hurt feelings often cannot. Too often we fail to recognize the difference between the person and the performance. People make mistakes. We are allowed to make mistakes. But the actions we take while in a rage will haunt us forever. Pause and ponder. Think before you act. Be patient..

YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO BE ANGRY, BUT YOU HAVE NO RIGHT TO BE CRUEL . . .

That's the Indian Mind for you...

posted Apr 13, 2010, 9:14 AM by Amit Lohia

An Indian man walks into a bank in New York City and asks for the loan officer. He tells the loan officer that he is going to India on business
for two weeks and needs to borrow $5,000.

The bank officer tells him that the bank will need some form of security for the loan, so the Indian man hands over the keys and documents of new Ferrari parked on the street in front of the bank. He produces the title and everything checks out. The loan officer agrees to accept
the car as collateral for the loan.

The bank's president and its officers all enjoy a good laugh at the Indian
for using a $250,000 Ferrari as collateral against a $5,000 loan. An employee of the bank then drives the Ferrari into the bank's underground garage and parks it there.

Two weeks later, the Indian returns, repays the $5,000 and the interest, which comes to $15.41.

The loan officer says, "Sir, we are very happy to have had your business, and this transaction has worked out very nicely,
but we are a little puzzled.

While you were away, we checked you out and found that you are a multi millionaire. What puzzles us is, why would you bother to borrow "$5,000" ?

The Indian replies:

"Where else in New York City can I park my car for two weeks for only $15.41 and expect it to be there when I return'"

Ah, the mind of the Indian...
This is why India is shining

Always Ask... Never Assume

posted Apr 13, 2010, 9:12 AM by Amit Lohia

His request approved, the CNN News photographer quickly used a cell phone to call the local airport to charter a flight.

He was told a twin-engine plane would be waiting for him at the airport.

Arriving at the airfield, he spotted a plane warming up outside a hanger.

He jumped in with his bag, slammed the door shut, and shouted, 'Let's go'.

The pilot taxied out, swung the plane into the wind and took off.

Once in the air, the photographer instructed the pilot, 'Fly over the valley and make low passes so I can take pictures of the fires on the hillsides.'

'Why?' asked the pilot.

'Because I'm a photographer for CNN' , he responded, 'and I need to get
some close up shots.'

The pilot was strangely silent for a moment, finally he stammered, 'So, what you're telling me, is . . . You're NOT my flight instructor?'


Life is short.......

Someone said:

When you ASSUME = you make an ASS out of U and ME....

Indian Economy... Can We Save it??

posted Feb 27, 2010, 7:55 AM by Amit Lohia

YOU CAN MAKE A HUGE DIFFERENCE TO THE INDIAN ECONOMY BY FOLLOWING FEW SIMPLE STEPS.

Please spare a couple of minutes here... for the sake of India ... our country.



I got this article from one of my friends, but it's true, I can see this in day to day life,

Small example,
Before 5 months 1  US $ = IND Rs 3
9
After 5 months. Now it is 
 1  $ = IND Rs 50

Do you think US Economy is booming? No, but Indian Economy is Going Down.

Our Economy is in u'r hands


INDIAN economy is in a crisis. Our country like many other ASIAN countries is undergoing a severe economic crunch. Many INDIAN industries are closing down. The INDIAN economy is in a crisis and if we do not take proper steps to control those, we will be in a critical situation.


More than 30000 crore rupees of foreign exchange are being siphoned out of our country on products such as cosmetics, snacks, tea, beverages... etc which are grown, produced and consumed here.


A cold drink that costs only 70 / 80 paisa to produce is sold for NINE rupees, and a major chunk of profits from these are sent abroad. This is a serious drain on INDIAN economy.


We have nothing against Multinational companies, but to protect our own interests we request everybody to use INDIAN products only for next two years. With the rise in petrol prices, if we do not do this, the rupee will devalue further and we will end up paying much more for the same products in the near future.



What you can do about it?

1. Buy only products manufactured by WHOLLY INDIAN COMPANIES.
2. ENROLL as many people as possible for this cause.



Each individual should become a leader for this awareness.

This is the only way to save our country from severe economic crisis. You don't need to give-up your lifestyle. You just need to choose an alternate product.

All categories of products are available from WHOLLY INDIAN COMPANIES.

                       LIST OF PRODUCTS


COLD DRINKS
:

USE: - LEMON JUICE, FRESH FRUIT JUICES, CHILLED LASSI (SWEET OR SOUR), BUTTER MILK, COCONUT WATER, JALJEERA, ENERJEE, and MASALA MILK...


INSTEAD OF: -

COCA COLA, PEPSI, LIMCA, MIRINDA, SPRITE


BATHING SOAP
:
USE - CINTHOL & OTHER GODREJ BRANDS, SANTOOR, WIPRO SHIKAKAI, MYSORE SANDAL, MARGO, NEEM, EVITA, MEDIMIX, GANGA , NIRMA BATH & CHANDRIKA


INSTEAD OF - LUX, LIFEBOY, REXONA, LIRIL, DOVE, PEARS, HAMAM, LESANCY, CAMAY, PALMOLIVE



TOOTH PASTE
: -

USE - NEEM, BABOOL, PROMISE, VICO VAJRADANTI, PRUDENT, DABUR PRODUCTS, MISWAK

INSTEAD OF - COLGATE, CLOSE UP, PEPSODENT, CIBACA, FORHANS, MENTADENT
.


TOOTH BRUSH
: -
USE PRUDENT, AJANTA , PROMISE


INSTEAD OF - COLGATE, CLOSE UP, PEPSODENT, FORHANS, ORAL-B


SHAVING CREAM
:
USE - GODREJ, EMANI


INSTEAD OF - PALMOLIVE, OLD SPICE, GILLETE


BLADE
:-
USE - SUPERMAX, TOPAZ, LAZER, ASHOKA


INSTEAD OF - SEVEN-O -CLOCK, 365, GILLETTE



TALCUM POWDER
:

USE - SANTOOR, GOKUL, CINTHOL, WIPRO BABY POWDER, BOROPLUS


INSTEAD OF - PONDS, OLD SPICE, JOHNSON BABY POWDER, SHOWER TO SHOWER



MILK POWDER
:

USE - INDIANA, AMUL, AMULYA


INSTEAD OF - ANIKSPRAY, MILKANA, EVERYDAY MILK, MILKMAID.



SHAMPOO
:

USE - LAKME, NIRMA, VELVET

 
INSTEAD OF - HALO, ALL CLEAR, NYLE, SUNSILK, HEAD AND SHOULDERS, PANTENE


MOBILE CONNECTIONS
:
USE - BSNL, AIRTEL,IDEA

 
INSTEAD OF
VODAFONE,DOCOMO,MTS,AIRCELL,UNINOR


Every
INDIAN product you buy makes a big difference. It saves INDIA .. Let us take a firm decision today.


BUY INDIAN TO BE INDIAN we are not against of foreign products.

WE ARE NOT ANTI-MULTINATIONAL.

WE ARE TRYING TO SAVE OUR NATION. EVERY DAY IS A STRUGGLE FOR A REAL FREEDOM.

WE ACHIEVED OUR INDEPENDENCE AFTER LOSING MANY LIVES.

THEY DIED PAINFULLY TO ENSURE THAT WE LIVE PEACEFULLY. THE CURRENT TREND IS VERY THREATENING.


MULTINATIONALS CALL IT GLOBALISATION OF INDIAN ECONOMY. FOR INDIANS LIKE YOU AND ME IT IS RECOLONISATION OF INDIA ....

THE COLONIST'S LEFT INDIA THEN. BUT THIS TIME THEY WILL MAKE SURE THEY DON'T MAKE ANY MISTAKES
.


WHO WOULD LIKE TO LET A" GOOSE THAT LAYS GOLDEN EGGS" SLIP AWAY.



PLEASE REMEMBER: POLITICAL FREEDOM IS USELESS WITHOUT ECONOMIC INDEPENDENCE .



RUSSIA , S.KOREA , MEXICO ..........THE LIST IS VERY LONG!!
LET US LEARN FROM THEIR EXPERIENCE AND FROM OUR HISTORY.

LET US DO THE DUTY OF EVERY TRUE INDIAN..


FINALLY: IT'S OBVIOUS THAT U CAN'T GIVE UP ALL OF THE ITEMS MENTIONED ABOVE,


SO GIVE UP ATLEAST ONE ITEM TO FOR THE SAKE OF OUR COUNTRY.


We would be sending useless forwards to our friends daily.
Instead please forward this mail to all your friends to create awareness.


"LITTLE DROPS MAKE A GREAT OCEAN "

 
 
JAI HIND JAI HIND JAI HIND

General Budget 2010

posted Feb 27, 2010, 7:07 AM by Amit Lohia

Pranab Da has got the chance to present the budget after a long pause. The last time he presented the budget was at the time of Indira Gandhi. Following are the highlights of the budget being presented by him today in the Parliament.

National Mission for Female Literacy with emphasis on minorities, Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes to be launched. Fifty per cent of all rural women to be brought into self-help group programmes.

Full interest subsidy for students taking courses in approved institutions. Five lakh students to benefit.

Modernisation of national exployment exchanges to be carried out.

Action initiated to provide social security to unorganised sector workers, says Mukherjee.

Allocation for National Rural Health Mission to be raised by Rs 257 crore over and above the outlay in the interim budget.

Under National Action Plan on climate change, eight national missions are being launched. For one of the missions, National Ganga Project, Government proposes to increase allocation to Rs 562 crore.

First Unique Identification Card to citizens to roll out in 12-18 months. I propose provision of Rs 120 crore for the project, says the Finance Minister.

Rashtriya Mahila Kosh corpus to be raised from Rs 100 crore to Rs 500 crore.
NREGA coverage increased from 3.39 crore households in 2007-08 to 4.74 crore households in 2008-09.

Allocation for flagship Bharat Nirman progamme is being raised by 45 per cent.

For Indira Awas Yojana, allocation to be increased by 63 per cent in 2009-10 to touch Rs 8,800 crore.

Rs 2,000 crore for rural housing fund under National Housing Bank.

An allocation of Rs 39,100 crore to be made for NREGA in 2009-10,an increase of 144 per cent.

Work on National Food Security scheme for providing food at cheaper rates to the poor has begun, says Mukherjee.

Government is committed to provide Rs 100 a day as wages under NREGA, says Mukherjee.

'Aam admi' is the focus of all our programmes and schemes, says Mukherjee.

Banks and insurance firms to remain in public sector.

IT returns to be made simpler, says Mukherjee.

An expert committee to be set up to advise on viable and sustainable pricing system for imported petroleum products, says Mukherjee.

Subsidy regime for fertilisers to change to nutrient- based rather than price-based.

To return to FRBM target for fiscal discipline at the earliest, says Mukherjee.

Extension of stimulus package for print media by another six months beyond June 30 in view of the economic downturn.

Total budget expenditure for 2009-10 will Rs 10,28,032 crore, crossing Rs 10 lakh crore mark for the first time since Independence.

Indian Railway Budget 2010

posted Feb 27, 2010, 6:48 AM by Amit Lohia

Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee appeals to business houses to join hands for building partnership with Railways. Presenting Railway Budget for 2010-11, Banerjee says a special task force will be set up for early clearance of projects.

No fare hike for passengers.

Railways not to be privatised; It will remain with the government, says Banerjee. While not privatising, Railways have to develop business models for improving earnings, says Banerjee.

Railways 2020 vision document will contain short, medium and long-term goals. Commitments fulfilled to the maximum. Out of 120 trains announced in last budget, only three remain to be flagged off because of lack of broad-gauge lines, says Banerjee.

Plans to launch a pilot project for fire detection.The government also plans to construct more underpasses for safety, the minister said while presenting the Railway Budget.

Railways to start six water bottling plants in places like Ambala, Thiruvananthapuram, Farakka, Amethi and Nasik to provide clean and cheap drinking water to passengers.

Indian Railways aims to add 25,000 route kilometers by 2020. The railways currently has 64,015 route kilometers, she said.

India's railways has set up a special task force to clear investment proposals in 100 days

Indian Railways plans to keep rail freight rates unchanged, Bloomberg-UTV news channel reported, without saying where it got the information.

Railways to set up mobile e-ticketing centres at hospitals, universities, courts, IITs, IIMs, district headquarters and village panchayats. All 13,000 unmanned level crossings to be manned in the next five years.

Railway Protection Force to be strengthened through amendments in RPF Act; women's wing to be formed in RPF to ensure security of women. Ex-servicemen to be inducted in RPF. Railways will be the lead partner in the Commonwealth Games in Delhi.

Railways to set up Rabindra Museum in Howrah and Geetanjali Museum in Bolpur -- both in West Bengal -- tocommemorate Rabindranath Tagore's 125th birth anniversary.

Railways will provide houses to all its employees in the the next 10 years in collaboration with the Urban Development ministry.

Railways to enhance contribution to central staff benefit fund. Centre for Railway Research to be set up at IIT-Kharagpur. Chittaranjan Locomotive Works capacity to be augmented from 200 to 275 engines a year.

Work on Rae Bareli Coach Factory in Uttar Pradesh to start within a year. Wagon Repair Shop to be set up in Badnera near Amravati in Maharashtra.

Integral Coach Factory in Chennai to be modernised and a new unit to be set up there. If land is available, Railways willing to set up a Diesel Multiple Unit factory in West Bengal.

No forcible acquisition of land for freight corridor project. One member of each family of land losers to be given employment in the freight corridor as also in the new projects.

High-speed dedicated passenger corridors to be constructed; National High Speed Rail Authority to be set up.

Revenue from non-core business of Railways to go up from Rs 150 crore to Rs 1,000 crore. Indian Railways has set a target to transport 944 million tons of goods in the year beginning April 1.

Railways expects to increase earnings from non core activities. The government aims to increase non core earnings to Rs10 billion rupees from Rs1.5 billion.

Despite slowdown, Railways to exceed freight loading target by eight million tonnes during 2009-10. Freight loading target for 2010-11 fixed at 944 million tonnes, 54 million tonnes more than the current year's revised target. Gross traffic receipt for 2010-11 pegged at Rs94,765 crore.

Allocation for construction of new lines increased from Rs2848 crore to Rs 4411 crore.

Rs1,302 crore provided for passenger amenities in the 2010-11 railway budget against Rs 923 crore last year.

Indian Railway Finance Corporation (IRFC)will borrow 91.2 billion rupees ($1.97 billion) from the market in 2010-11.

Railways to have master plan for North Eastern region. Special train between India and Bangladesh to be started to commemorate 150th birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore.

101 additional services to start on Mumbai suburban railways. Survey will be conducted to connect Sealdah and Howrah stations in West Bengal. To commemorate Rabindranath Tagore's 150th birth anniversary, 'Bharat Teertha' trains to connect several pilgrimage centres across the country.

Indian Railway Finance Corporation will borrow Rs91.2 billion ($1.97 billion) from the market in 2010-11.

ALL THE BEST 4 UR LOVE

posted Feb 21, 2010, 6:29 AM by Amit Lohia

hi friends..

this is something which every1 should read atleast once..n if u r in love, or willin 2 b in, then its a must 4 U....!

 

 

When a GIRL is quiet ... millions of things are running in her mind.

When a GIRL is not arguing ..... she is thinking deeply.

When a GIRL looks at u with eyes full of questions ... she is wondering how long you will be around.

When a GIRL answers ' I'm fine ' after a few seconds ... she is not at all fine.

When a GIRL stares at you she is wondering why you are lying.

When a GIRL lays on your chest .. she is wishing for you to be hers forever.

When a GIRL wants to see you everyday... she wants to be pampered.

When a GIRL says ' I love you ' .. she means it.

When a GIRL says ' I miss you ' ...... no one in this world can miss you more than that.

Life only comes around once make sure u spend it with the right person ....

Find a guy .. who calls you beautiful instead of hot.

who calls you back when you hang up on him.

who will stay awake just to watch you sleep. Wait for the guy who ... kisses your forehead.

Who wants to show you off to the world when you are in your sweats. 

Who holds your hand in front of his friends.

Who is constantly reminding you of how much he cares about you and how lucky he is to have you.

Who turns to his friends and says, ' That's her!! '

Health - Important Tips

posted Feb 21, 2010, 6:26 AM by Amit Lohia

Hi All,

The Benefits obtained from the tips below are an enjoyable day, good appetite, complete digestion, feeling fine all time; high energy levels, de-stressed day and good precious deep sleep every night.

Health - Important Tips


Answer the phone by

LEFT ear

Do not drink coffee TWICE a day

Do not take pills with COOL water

Do not have HUGE meals after 5pm 

Reduce the amount of TEA you consume  

Reduce the amount of OILY food you consume 

Drink more WATER in the morning, less at night 

Keep your distance from hand phone CHARGERS 

Do not use headphones/earphone for LONG period of time 

Best sleeping time is from 10pm at night to 6am in the morning  

Do not lie down immediately after taking medicine before sleeping 

When battery is down to the LAST grid/bar, do not answer the phone as the radiation is 1000 times

What's Your Raashi...?

posted Feb 21, 2010, 6:17 AM by Amit Lohia

This was interesting. Cris Angel showed how this worked on one of his shows. Once you have opened this e-mail, there is no turning back. Below are true descriptions of zodiac signs. Read your sign, and then forward it on, with your zodiac sign and label on the subject line. This is the real deal, try ignoring or changing it, and the first thing you'll notice is having a horrible day starting tomorrow morning - and it only gets worse from there.

CAPRICORN
 
~ The Go-Getter (Dec. 22 - Jan 19 ) - Patient and wise. Practical and rigid. Ambitious. Tends to be good-looking. Humorous and funny. Can be a bit shy and reserved. Often pessimistic. Capricorn's tend to act before they think and can be unfriendly at times. Hold grudges. Likes competition, gets what they want. 20 years of good luck if you forward.
 
AQUARIUS
 
~ The Sweetheart ( Jan 20 - Feb 18 ) - Optimistic and honest. Sweet personality. Very independent. Inventive and intelligent. Friendly and loyal. Can seem unemotional. Can be a bit rebellious. Very stubborn, but original and unique. Attractive on the inside and out. Eccentric personality. 11 years of luck if you forward.

PISCES
~ The Dreamer (Feb 19 - Mar 20 ) - Generous, kind, and thoughtful. Very creative and imaginative. May become secretive and vague. Sensitive. Does not like details. Dreamy and unrealistic. Sympathetic and loving. Kind. Unselfish. Good kisser. Beautiful. 8 years of good luck if you forward.

ARIES
~ The Daredevil (Mar 21 - April 19 ) - Energetic. Adventurous and spontaneous Confident and enthusiastic. Fun. Loves a challenge. EXTREMELY impatient. Sometimes selfish. Short fuse, easily angered. Lively, passionate, and sharp wit. Outgoing. Loses interest quickly - easily bored. Egotistical. Courageous and assertive. Tends to be physical and athletic. 16 years of good luck if you forward.
TAURUS
 
~ The Enduring One (April 20 - May 20 ) - Charming but aggressive. Can come off as boring, but they are not. Hard workers. Warm-hearted.Strong, has endurance. Solid beings that are stable and secure in their ways. Not looking for shortcuts. Patient and reliable. Makes great friends and gives good advice. Loving and kind. Loves hard - passionate. Expresses themselves emotionally. Prone to ferocious temper-tantrums. Determined. Indulges themselves often. Very generous. 12 years of good luck if you forward.
GEMINI
 
~ The Chatterbox (May 21 - June 20 ) - Smart and witty. Outgoing, very chatty Lively, energetic.. Adaptable, but needs to express themselves. Argumentative and outspoken. Likes change. Versatile. Busy, sometimes nervous and tense. Gossips. May seem superficial or inconsistent. Beautiful physically and mentally. 5 years of bad luck if you do not forward.
CANCER
 
~ The Protector (June 21 - July 22 ) - Moody, emotional. May be shy.Very loving and caring. Pretty/handsome. Excellent partners for life. Protective. Inventive and imaginative. Cautious. Touchy-feely kind of person. Needs love from others. Easily hurt, but sympathetic. 16 years of bad luck if you do not forward.
LEO
 
~ The Boss (July 23 - Aug 22 ) - Very organized. Needs order in their lives - likes being in control. Likes boundaries. Tends to take over everything Bossy... Likes to help others. Social and outgoing. Extroverted. Generous, warm-hearted. Sensitive. Creative energy. Full of themselves.Loving. Doing the right thing is important to Leos. Attractive. 13 years of bad luck if you do not forward.
VIRGO
 
~ The Perfectionist (Aug 23 - Sept 22 ) - Dominant in relationships. Conservative. Always wants the last word. Argumentative. Worries. Very smart. Dislikes noise and chaos. Eager, hardworking. Loyal. Beautiful. Easy to talk to. Hard to please. Harsh. Practical and very fussy. Often shy. Pessimistic. 7 years of bad luck if you do not forward.
LIBRA
 
~ The Harmonizer (Sept 23 - Oct 22 ) - Nice to everyone they meet. Can't make up their mind. Has own unique appeal. Creative, energetic, and very social.. Hates to be alone. Peaceful, generous. Very loving and beautiful.. Flirtatious. Gives in too easily. Procrastinators.Very gullible. 9 years of bad luck if you do not forward.
SCORPIO
 
~ The Intense One (Oct 23 - Nov 21 ) - Very energetic. Intelligent. Can be jealous and/or possessive. Hardworking. Great kisser. Can become obsessive or secretive. Holds grudges. Attractive. Determined. Loves being in long relationships. Talkative. Romantic. Can be self-centered at times. Passionate and emotional. 4 years of bad luck if you do not forward.
SAGITTARIUS
 
~ The Happy-Go-Lucky One (Nov 22 - Dec 21 ) - Good-natured optimist. Doesn't want to grow up (Peter Pan Syndrome). Indulges self. Boastful. Likes luxuries and gambling. Social and outgoing. Doesn't like responsibilities.Often fantasizes. Impatient. Fun to be around. Has lots of friends. Flirtatious. Doesn't like rules. Sometimes hypocritical.. Dislikes being confined - tight spaces or even tight clothes. Doesn't like being doubted. Beautiful inside and out. 6 years of bad luck if you do not forward.

Shree Khatu Shyam Mandal launches its website

posted Feb 13, 2010, 4:04 AM by Amit Lohia

This organisation is run by my family in the name of All Mighty Baba Shyam. From last 37 years the organisation is doing whatever they can do to increase the popularity of Shyam Baba. Taking a step ahead, they have launched their website http://wwww.sksmkolkata.com.
 
Visit http://www.sksmkolkata.com and feel the magic of Shyam Baba.

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