Don’t worry be happy

‘Here’s a little song I wrote.. You might want to sing it note for note, don’t worry.. be happy!’ This is the opening line of the famous song by Bobby McFerrin back in the 1980s called ‘Don’t worry, be happy.’ Now more than ever, people should heed the words of this song. The times we live in are stressful indeed, but when stress begins to control us, it can lead to fatal consequences. We have all heard about the things that are bad for us – smoking, drinking, obesity, etc. but the real killer is stress. The bad news is…

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Creating your own custom image display sizes in WordPress

Creating custom image display sizes in Wordpress is something that can make your site really attractive! Are you having problems with Wordpress image display sizes? There are some tutorials available on YouTube and Google, but none seemed to work properly for me. Recently, I decided to revamp this website and since I am a web designer and have dabbled in stuff like PHP/MySQL etc in the past, I decided to do it myself. So, first I installed Wordpress on my server and got some cool themes and plugins and created a new site (The theme on my site is Executive Pro).…

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Crowdfunding is slowly becoming popular though not regulated yet

  (published in The Economic Times, The Times of India - Dec 10, 2014) The real estate sector in India, despite its many impediments, continues to be a favoured investment option for many. Urbanisation has been rapid in the past few years, with 'upwardly-mobile' buyers keen to invest and reap dividends from the real estate market growth real estate investment has proved to be a good investment in the long run. The current year and its developments have laid the path for strong demand in commercial real estate, debt and equity markets. This will also lead to an increase in…

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Studying is not mugging
education and school concept - little student girl studying at school

Studying is not mugging

  (published in Millennium Post Edit page August 27, 2013) Education in India needs to be more learning-oriented and less examination-centric. It is the children of any nation that are the biggest resource of the future and India is no exception. The population of India is around 1.22 billion and more than 50 per cent of the population falls under the age of 25 and around 65 per cent under the age of 35. Among the hundreds of millions of children in our country, some could be the next Einstein, Leonardo Da Vinci, Gandhi, Newton, Bill Gates or Abraham Lincoln.…

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Wake Up Call For Citizens

  (published in Millennium Post Edit page August 2, 2013) India is destined for greatness. But where will this greatness come from? Is it only the government of a country that can lead it to greatness? Is it only the political leaders that can forge the destiny of a nation? No. The true greatness of any nation lies in its people. There is potential for greatness in every citizen of the land. For the true owners of our nation are its citizens. Government is only the custodian of the nation and is there exclusively to serve the people of the…

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Budget 2011: Extend a helping hand to the realty sector that employs many

  (published on The Economic Times website, February 24, 2011) As the nation awaits the Budget for FY 2011-2012, the real estate sector is eagerly looking forward to certain reforms and amenities that will help spiral its much needed growth. The existing Taxation laws have room and scope for much improvement. By considering these incentives for the sector, the government will be adding a well needed boost to a sector that has given much to the nation in the form of employment, infrastructure and shelter, but has not got much in return so far. Apart from tax incentives, there are…

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