Monthly Archives: October 2011

Hearse van breaks down

On the day of deepavali , a hearse van was carrying a departed soul for cremation. It seemed to have suddenly halted due to a fault near the end of Govindan road (near srinivasa theatre). One of the assistants was … Continue reading

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Crackers – What is the real Maximum Retail Price?

Sivakasi rates, 40 % discount, heavy discount, factory rates. These are some of the catchy advertisements slogans for crackers.    It is also strange that the selling price of the cracker is much lesser than the price marked in the cracker. … Continue reading

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Business worries

Fifteen minutes have passed since the hair cutting saloon had opened. Customers are waiting for their turn by browsing tamil newspapers and magazines. The television in the corner of the salon was playing a film music channel. None of the … Continue reading

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Pillion rider’s breakfast

On the first thought one is amazed about the time management (?) skill that she demonstrates. Unmindful of the danger, the pillion rider in a moving bike was having her breakfast. Her one hand was holding the small stainless steel … Continue reading

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Two weeks to Deepavali – cracker shop ?

Just two weeks for deepavali. No signs of cracker shop. Is it due to statutory problems or dwindling interest? Are imported Chinese crackers competitively priced?

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Staleness

One starts reading the fictional book written by an author.  The reader is impressed and starts devouring the books of the author one immediately after another.  By now the writing style is familiar and staleness creeps in.

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Livelihood and mourning

Mourning the loss of departed soul is period meant for the family persons of the departed persons to come back to normalcy. The pain and suffering can only be understood by near and dear.  But for some people life must … Continue reading

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Lofts

Who would have first designed this in homes? It is located in a high place, can be accessed only through a ladder or a high stool and is a close pal to the ceiling. Its design is supposed to make … Continue reading

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Clinic with costly interiors

Technological advances are helping doctors for better treatment.  It is debatable when the technology is combined with interior work done for clinics. Would technology not function without costly interiors? One eye care chain has shifted its branch to an individual … Continue reading

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eGolu

How would an e-Golu be in the time of e-tailing, outsourcing and e-commerce?  Households could launch a virtual kolu in a web site. It could be provided as a service by a vendor or individuals could have their own site. … Continue reading

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