Posted on Facebook on Jan 4th 2018. After a very long time attempted to write a Kannada poem based on a demand from my nephew. For those who don't understand Kannada, find below the English version and a rough translation. Thanks to Rekha Anoop for the motivation and handwriting. Dedicated to all such friends. O nanna gelaya, O nanna gelaya Helale ondu andhadha vishaya Thayi, thande, guru, deva, idhalla namma vidhi Ninnathah gelaya sikkare, nanage adhe nidhi Nammibbharadhu berey dharma, berey jathi, berey bashe Namagilla yavudhe bhedhabhava, idhalla bari tamashe Ninnathah gelaya yellarigu sigali Namma E sneha yendhedhigu erali Rough translation ( please excuse mistakes) O my friend, O my friend Shall I tell you something beautiful? Mother, Father, Guru, God, all these are our fate Get a friend like you, that is my treasure We both have different religion, different caste, different language
Teacher’s Day Our teachers should be the country’s best minds Thoughtfully said one of India’s own greatest minds Ex-President, Late. Dr. S Radhakrishnan’s birthday Celebrated grandly since then as Teacher’s day Teachers teach us Civics, Geography and History Languages, Physics, Biology and Chemistry Teach us everything from Algebra to Geometry More importantly you unravel the life’s mystery You have the greatest impact in our story Our respect to you in this short poetry We cannot thank enough for your contribution Can only admire your choice of noble profession Thanks for always guiding us in the right direction Oh, remover of darkness, it’s your day of celebration Since centuries, respecting our teacher Has been a core part of Indian culture Kabir Das’s famous couplets about teacher Or Guru Purnima, show reverence for teacher Whether it is first-ranker or backbencher You are every student’s life enricher I wrote this poem based on a request from my nephew who is studying in 7
In a small shop (mom and pop store) the owner of the shop gets direct feedback from customers. For example, when a customer comes to purchase something and if that item is missing or sold out, the owner immediately is aware about this. Now the owner decides if he should order that item or not. My question is, how do supermarkets manage similar situations? In the supermarkets when some item is missing or sold out, most customers don't bother to ask the employees there, even if they ask the employees are not tracking any of this and therefore not passing this information to store manager or management?
One day, eyes, mouth, and nose argued with each other that they were the most important organ. Nose said, "I am most important because I'm the one who breaths, if I don't breath just for a few minutes then we will die. And I am useful for smelling too". Mouth and eyes laughed out loud and then Mouth said, "I am most important because I'm the one who lets water and food inside, if I don't take in water or eat food for a few days then we will not have any energy and we will die. And I am useful for talking too. And more importantly when nose cannot breath I can be used for breathing too". Eyes said, "you both are wrong, I am most important because only I can see, if I don't see then you mouth may end up eating poison too and we will die, and nose you could be damaged first if we fall without seeing where we are going." After silently and carefully listening to the conversation, ears said, "do you guys realize that you have tota