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Reservation Policies in India

Today I got an offline forward:

"  Wipro chairman Mr. Ajim Premji's comment on reservation: I think we should have job reservations in all the fields.I completely support the PM & all the politicians for promoting this.Let's start the reservation with our cricket team.We should have 10 % reservation for muslims,30 % for OBC, SC/ST like that.Cricket rules should be modified accordingly.The boundary circle should be reduced for an SC/ST player.The 4 hit by an OBC player should be considered as a 6 and a 6 hit by a OBC player should be counted as 8 runs.An OBC player scoring 60 runs should be declared as a century.We should influence ICC and make rules so that the pace bowlers like Shoaib Akhtar should not bowl fast balls to our OBC player.Bowlers should bowl maximum speed of 80 kmph to an OBC player. "

I don't know whether Ajim Premji really said this, but this is the correct answer for the recent reservation policy change anouncement. Atleast our leaders shou…

About Svec_Alumni Group ( Only for students/alumni of Sree Vidyanikethan Engineering College)

This group is the alumni group for SVNEC students. The policies of the group were very good when the group started. But after some time, the moderators of the group have started moderating the mails. Originally the moderation of mails started for moderating the porn/spam mails sent to the group. There is no problem in moderating the mails, but the groups members are not notified about the moderation policies. Recently I found that, moderators are approving only those mails which they think are use full. They are not even allowing the comments on the moderation policy to the group. The number of moderators are 4 but only the owner replies to the mails. What the other moderators are doing ? I am not able to send a message regarding anti-reservation protests to the group and I am notified after 2 days, the reason behind its rejection. The reason was that not all people are in India. This is happenning with many other members of svec alumni. We don't want to loose information sen…

Perspective ( Take Time To Think )

Today we have higher buildings and wider highways, but shorter temperments and narrower points of view.

We spend more but enjoy less,
We have bigger houses but smaller families,
We have more compromises but less time,
We have more knowledge, but less judgement,
We have more medicines but less health.

We have multiplied our possessions, but reduced our values.
We talk much, we love only a little, and we hate too much.

We reached the moon and came back, but we find it troublesome to cross our own street and meet our neighbors.
We have conquered the outer space, but not our inner space.

We have higher income, but less morals... 
These are times with more liberty but less joy...
We have much more food, but less nutrition.

These are days in which two salaries go home, but divorces increase.
These are times of finer houses but mor…

Balance Your Life

A long time ago, there was an Emperor who told his horseman that if he could ride on his horse and cover as much land area as he likes, then the Emperor would give him the area of land he has covered.

Sure enough, the horseman quickly jumped onto his horse and rode as fast as possible to cover as much land area as he could. He kept on riding and riding, whipping the horse to go as fast as possible. When he was hungry or tired, he did not stop because he wanted to cover as much area as possible.

Came to a point when he had covered a substantial area and he was exhausted and was dying. Then he asked himself, "Why did I push myself so hard to cover so much land area? Now I am dying and I only need a very small area to bury myself."

The above story is very similar to the journey of our Life. We push very hard everyday to make more money, to gain power and recognition. We neglect our health, time with our family and to appreciate the surrounding beauty and the hobbies w…

Know what women say...

FINE - This is the word women use to end an argument when they feel they  are right and you need to shut up. Never use "fine" to describe how a woman  looks - this will cause you to have one of those arguments.  FIVE MINUTES - This is half an hour. It is equivalent to the five minutes  that your football game is going to last before you take out the trash, so  it's an even trade.  NOTHING - This means "something," and you should be on your toes. "Nothing"  is usually used to describe the feeling a woman has of wanting to turn you  inside out, upside down, and backwards. "Nothing" usually signifies an  argument that will last "Five Minutes" and end with "Fine".  GO AHEAD (With Raised Eyebrows!) - This is a dare. One that will result in  a woman getting upset over "Nothing" and will end with the word "Fine".  GO AHEAD (Normal Eyebrows) - This means "I give up" or "Do what you want  because…

Love Your Parents

An 80 year old man was sitting on the sofa in his house along with his
45-year old highly educated son.
Suddenly a crow perched on their window.The Father asked his Son, "What is this?"
The Son replied "It is a crow".After a few minutes, the Father asked his Son the 2nd time, "What is this?"
The Son said "Father, I have just now told you "It's a crow".After a little while, the old Father again asked his Son the 3rd time,
"What is this?"
At this time some __expression of irritation was felt in the Son's
tone when he said to his Father with a rebuff."It's a crow, a crow".A little after, the Father again asked his Son t he 4th time, "What is this?"
This time the Son shouted at his Father, "Why do you keep asking me
the same question again and again,although I have told you so many times 'IT IS A CROW'. Are you not
able to understand this?"A little later the Father went to his room and came back…