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Month: March 2014

Jajpur Ru!

Jajpur Ru!

My cousin, who obviously is a fellow Odiya, sent me this on WhatsApp. I laughed till my tummy ached. Odiyas will of course get the joke though I doubt all of them will appreciate it. ———- Bill Gates organized an enormous session to recruit a new Chairman for Microsoft Europe. 5000 candidates assembled in a large room. One candidate is Mr. Pratap from Dhenkanal. Bill Gates: Thank you for coming. Those who do not know JAVA may leave. 2000 people…

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Largest Election in the History of Mankind

Largest Election in the History of Mankind

The countdown has started for a nation of 1.2 billion people to elect their next national Government. This will be the largest democratic election every to be held in the history of mankind. Almost a billion voters will choose, in an election that will be fair overall – the Indian Constitution ensures that. The Election Commission is now in charge and the typically all powerful politicians have to toe the line in an increasingly connected world where news does not…

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Together

Together

Together we shall stand tall. We shall not bend to any adversity, to one or to all of us. We shall love & live together. – Satpathy Family To me the word “together” has a rather special meaning. It is a strange word. I wonder who coined it. Ah. The special meaning – well I really cannot define it clinically or express it very well but I will try. Together is about not being alone. About the sound of voices…

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Life Events – Daughter Starts Class 10 CBSE Board Exam

Life Events – Daughter Starts Class 10 CBSE Board Exam

I just returned from Rajhans School after dropping my daughter, Durgesh Nandini Satpathy. Today she will write the first exam of her Class 10 CBSE Board exam – her first academic national level exam where she is competing with students from right across the country. She has been preparing for the exams for a long time now. The exams will run till Mar 15, which is a pain. This is because CBSE has so many subjects offered that even with…

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