கதர் அல்லது காதி , மஹாத்மா காந்திக்கு மகன்லால் காந்தி என்பவர் சபர்மதி ஆஷ்ரமத்தில் அறிமுகப்படுத்தினார்.
இது நடந்த வருடம் 1920.
இப்போது பேசன் டிசைனர்கள் ரோதிட் பாலும் கதரை வைத்து அட்டகாசம் செய்கிறார்கள்.
கதர் என்றால் கையால் பஞ்சால் நெய்யப்பட்ட துணி.
Saturday, January 24, 2009
Monday, January 19, 2009
This is one hot forward email!
A letter from Satyam Employee
I (Satyam Employee) am deputed at client location and came across a very interesting conversation in cafeteria yesterday.
One of my co-worker, also deputed with the same client through some lesser known two room company, mustered guts to ask me sarcastically in front of entire team, "So, Satyam is gone! What are you guys planning to do now?" In normal circumstances, I have a habit to not to reply to lose talks, but in front of entire team.... I thought I need to fix this guy's thought process. I asked him, as my military training has imbibed in me the habit to fight till last breadth, "Who says Satyam is gone when I am very much alive here and committed to create value on behalf of my company?". He shot back, "Hello Mr., your chairman has resigned, you guys are facing financial turbulence and you still have a face to say that Satyam is not gone!"
At this juncture, I thought of replying to this guy in his own language. I asked him, "Tell me, what will you do and where will you go if our country India was not there?" He was not prepared for this level of thought and asked back, "What a stupid question, How can be gone, it is a country?" I asked him back, "Country! What makes a country? Land? Economy? Our Prime Minister? Our President? Our Geography? Or the PEOPLE? If our PM resigns, will you say India is gone? If our economy faces a slowdown, will you say India is gone? But yes, if the people of a country are lost for any reason, we will say that country has no meaning. Who cares of vast land of today which has just one permanent resident, Father Georgy? Which country does it belongs to? Why does not it has any government? Why does not it has any economy? Or, how many countries were there when humans used to hunt for food in pre-historic times? Countries, Wealth, Infrastructures and booming economies are nothing but creations of efforts of PEOPLE, and they do not have any existance on their own. And the final blow was, "When one man can create Satyam as an organization of 53,000 people, why not 53,000 committed people can rebuild one SATYAM?"