Archive for November, 2013


Posted on November 26, 2013. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , |

I come from a small town where the market is only just starting to pick up with some new sellers venturing out into areas like furniture. Earlier, one had to leave oneself at the mercy of the local carpenter or get the furniture from other places. The local carpenter has the habit of never sticking to the deadlines or the costs. The cost overruns and the delays often are similar to the projects undertaken by the public sector. Also, one could not always vouch for the quality of the finished product.




Getting the furniture from other places has its own problems with clearances required from officials of the forest department and the department of commercial tax. The problems get more complicated in case of wooden furniture! In order to get over, one has to use the oldest trick not given in any book-give bribes. There is further the issue of transporting furniture safely.




So for while, I wanted some alternative way of getting quality furniture. Then came online sellers of furniture from reputed manufacturers right in my doorstep. It is like a fantasy that has come true. With online marketing gaining reputation for delivering quality material often in a timely manner in a ‘what you see is what you get’ order, things have only become better.




It is just a matter of few clicks of the mouse and the keyboard that one can get furniture delivered right on the doorstep. Of course, one has to wait for a couple of days for the package to arrive. Many of my friends and colleagues are happy to vouch for the online purchase of furniture.




So the next time my wife wants some furniture for the home, I shall only be happy to meet her demand by going over to the laptop and visit some online furniture store.Of course, my friend-the debit card should be in the right mood!

This post is a part of the Fab Blogger contest by,the one stop destination to buy home furnishing, kitchenware, décor essentials and <a href=””>furniture online</a >.


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Posted on November 9, 2013. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , |


It is almost a daily occurrence of some member of the female population of this country falling victim to one of the most gruesome crimes committed by man. There is no need to know the names of the victims-she can be called by an name-be it Nirbhaya for one. There is no need to know about the  location or the age of the victim. Things have gone to such a pass that we have somehow have become accustomed to news reports involving crime against females. This is something of a dastardly contradiction where many in the country worship devoutly many goddesses who are regarded as both powerful and at the same time, loving, caring and affectionate. Many of the perpetrators of the crimes also, I believe would have gone to some temple housing a goddess.


The law makers and the law enforcers seem to be clueless with many otherwise sane minds offering   terrible reasons for the crimes. In many cases, the victims are portrayed as the evil!.


It is time that women take all the precautions to ward off the designs of those who want to commit the heinous act. It  appears that technology-mobile technology has some solution in this regard. Gone are the days of the pepper sprays.It is now the turn of the mobile application or app in short called ‘Smart Suraksha‘. This Android device compatible app notifies certain pre-defined phone numbers of the location of the woman/girl in the event of any trouble so that help can be provided and the crime can be prevented.


So far so good but the question is how many have phones compatible with this app. Think of those who are illiterate, poor and live in the rural areas. It is time for political parties to distribute suitable handsets in the name of empowering or protecting the women of this country. In a poll year, this idea might not be far fetched after all.


But a start is required.


I wish she(they) had Smart Suraksha with them at the time…..


I am participating in the Seeking Smart Suraksha contest at in association with Smart Suraksha App.


This is my post for the contest organised by the folks at





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