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Marathi.Net Info Archives

1. On Patents Gautam Soman

2. India’s Contribution To Math Sandeep Chougunkar
3. Neo Economics Prit P
4. Narayan Murthy On Leadership Sandeep Chougunkar
5. Are IIM MBAs Wealth Creators ? Prasad Goswami
6. How To Select A Good Password Anil Shende
7. Be Proud To Be An Indian Dhanashree Gavai
8. How To Identify Internet Hoaxes Tushar Joshi
9. Distant Galaxies Mandar
10. All Time Marathi Classic Movies Manoj Kulkarni
11. Pi Day Tushar Joshi
12. Interesting Facts Abt Mumbai Sanjay Pethe
13. Heisenbug : Unpredictable Bug Tushar Joshi
14. Origin & History Of Marathi Anup
15. Did U Know This Abt English ? Vidyanand Joshi
16. VeriSign Nikhil Kulkarni
17. On Languages Aparna Lalingkar
18. BhagvadGeeta & Vedas Aparna Lalingkar


On Patents

Well, once in a while I get myself crazed with some particular topic. This time, it was the
turn of Patents. I have collected some data; and here is some part of it. Hope you find it
informative and perhaps, even useful.



Understanding Patents

Brief Definition: A patent is a grant of a property right by the government to the inventor to
exclude others from making, using or selling the invention. Patents differ significantly from
copyrights and trademarks. All patents must be "maintained" by paying a fee to the Patent &
Trademark Office at certain intervals. Failing this, patent expires and you lose exclusive rights to

Three Categories
In the U.S., according to the current patent law, the US Patent & Trademark Office grants utility
patents and plant patents last for 20 years; and design patents that last for 14 years.
•Utility Patents apply to new and useful processes, machines, manufactures, compositions of
matter, or any new and useful improvement of one of these. Generally speaking, if your invention
does something, you should apply for a utility patent. Traditionally, utility patents have been
divided into three basic types: mechanical, electrical, and chemical. (Pharmaceutical patents are a
special case of chemical patents.)
•Design Patents apply to new, original, and ornamental design for an article or manufacture. For
ex, consider the original Macintosh computer. The plastic shell that covers all working parts is
covered by a design patent, while many of the working parts it hides are covered by utility
•Plant Patents are granted to any person who has invented or discovered and asexually
reproduced any distinct and new variety of plant, including cultivated sports, mutants, hybrids,
and newly found seedlings, other than tuber-propogated plant or a plant found in an uncultivated

Three Criteria
To receive a patent the invention must meet at least the following three criteria.
Anyone who invents or discovers any new and useful process, machine, manufacture,
compositions of matter, or any new and useful improvement of one of these can receive a utility
Your patent must, of course, be novel. That is, if the invention has been known of or described in
a printed publication somewhere before you invented it, or if it has been patented or described
more than one year prior to your patent application, you can't get a patent.

A further stipulation of novelty refers to obviousness. Even if what you want to patent is not
exactly described in published information, and even if you have created something with one or
more differences from the most nearly similar thing known, the Patent & Trademark Office might
still refuse your claims if it thinks those differences obvious. For instance, changes in materials
or changes in size don't usually count for much.

Patents vs. Trade Secrets

A patent is a legally recognized monopoly which the government grants in exchange for
disclosure of how to make and use an invention. A trade secret is something which confers a
business advantage, is not generally known, and that the owner of the trade secret takes steps to
maintain as a secret. Tension frequently exists between the options of keeping an invention a
trade secret or filing a patent application which discloses the invention. Using a trade secret may
eliminate any possibility of ever being able to patent an invention. On the other hand, the
publication of a patent destroys any trade secrets which it discloses. Usually, however, the
decision requires balancing various commercial, business, and legal factors. Because of the
disclosure requirements of patents and the secrecy requirements of trade secrets, these two forms
of intellectual property usually cannot be maintained for any one particular technology. A choice
either to patent or to maintain as a trade secret must be made.

Advantages of Patents
In at least two situations, patents are a clear choice over trade secrets. A trade secret is of no use
to protect a product which can be reverse engineered. In this situation, a patent is the only option.
Similarly, trade secrets are generally of little use when dealing with an invention that is likely to
be independently invented by another.
For one thing, patents have a firm duration. Trade secret protection can be lost overnight if the
secret is publicly disclosed, even if the disclosure was not intentional. Second, once a patent
application is filed, the information which is in the application can be freely disclosed without
loss of proprietary rights. Obviously, trade secrets cannot be freely disclosed and still maintained
as a secret. Third, for technology which is to be licensed out, a licensee may be more willing to
pay for technology that is patented. Fourth, the decision to file a patent application is not
irrevocable. The act of filing a patent application does not result in loss of trade secret rights.

Advantages of Trade Secrets

In at least two situations, the decision is clearly in favor of trade secrets. Trade secrets are the
only option when the secret covers something that is not patentable. This occurs when the trade
secret concerns things like customer lists, business methods, or sources of supply. This also
occurs when something that would otherwise have been patentable has been for sale or was
publicly used for more than one year. Another example is when the trade secret involves
something that is known. For example, if several different methods are known to make a product
and a company uses one particular method to its advantage, the undisclosed use of the method
can be a trade secret, although it is clearly not patentable.
A second clear answer in favor of trade secrets is when the advantage due to the ownership of the
technology is of very short duration. If the major competitive advantage is by being "first-to-
market" or if the technology will be obsolete in less time than it would take for a patent to issue,
then a patent is of little or no use. Trade secrets also have an advantage because they can
potentially last forever. A classic example is the formula for Coca-Cola, which cannot be reverse
engineered. If the formula had been patented when it was first used in 1886, the formula would
have been in the public domain a long time ago and would now be free to be copied by anyone.
However, by maintaining the formula as a trade secret for over one hundred years, Coca-Cola has
continued to dominate the world wide soft drink industry. Therefore, trade secrets may be

preferred over patents for technologies which preserve their competitive advantage for longer
than the term of a patent. A further advantage of trade secrets over patents is that there are no
official prosecution costs or maintenance fees in order to establish a trade secret or to keep it in
force. Patenting costs may range from $15,000 to $30,000 or more. These costs are avoided if an
invention is maintained as a trade secret.

Whether to seek patent protection or to maintain an invention as a trade secret is a decision
which must be considered on an individual case basis by examining the specific facts related to
the case. Sometimes, the decision is evident. If an invention can be reverse engineered or
independently developed, if there is a need to disseminate information about the invention, or if
the invention is a technology for which a licensee will only pay if it is patented, then the choice is
clearly in favor of patents. On the other hand, if the secret is not patentable, if it provides an
advantage which is of a shorter duration than the time that it would take to obtain a patent, or if
the secret will be valuable for a very long time and it can be maintained as a trade secret during
that time, then the choice is clearly in favor of trade secrets.

International Patent Protection

Patent protection granted to an inventor by a government is only valid in the country where the
inventor requested it. The rights do not extend beyond that country. When you wish to obtain
patent protection for the same invention in other country, you must file an application in each of
them separately.

World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

The WIPO is one of the 16 specialized agencies of the United Nations and has its
intergovernmental organization with headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. Its main mission is to
promote the protection of intellectual property throughout the world through cooperation among
nations. (Intellectual property includes inventions, trademarks, industrial designs, and
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Web Links
*Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, India:
*World Trade Organization:
* World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
*New Scientist:
United States Patent and Trademark Office
The UK Patent Office
European Patent Office
Japan Patent Office
IBM Patents :>
PIUG - Patent Information Users Group:



India's Contribution To Mathematics

The word 'Geometry' has emerged from the Indian word 'Gyaamiti' which means measuring the
earth. The word 'Trigonometry' is similar to the word 'Trilonmiti' meaning measuring triangular
form. Euclid is credited with the invention of Geometry, while the concept of Geometry in India
emerged 6000 BCE from the practice of making Vedic Fire Altars in square, rectangular, and
trapezoidal shapes.
Zero was invented in India without which the modern world cannot function. The words 'Aditi'
(infinite) and 'Kham' (Zero) are found in the Vedic literature. The beginning of Decimal System
can be found in the Rig Veda (6500 BCE) and other Vedas. Terms like 'Dasa' (ten), 'Sata' (100),
Sahasra (1000), 'Ayuta' (10,000) etc. have been used in the Vedic literature. The number of
'Parardha' (equal to a modern Trillion- 10 ) is mentioned in Yajurveda (17.2). La Place said: "It
was India that gave us the ingenious method of expressing all numbers by means of ten symbols
(decimal system).. a profound and important idea which escaped the genius of Archimedes and
Apollonius, two greatest men produced by antiquity." The highest prefix used in today's math for
raising 10 to a power is 'D'- 10 to the power of 30 (from the Greek 'Decca'). As early as 100 BCE,
the Indian mathematicians had exact names for figures up to 10 to the power of 53. In
'Anuyogdwar Sutra' written in 100 BCE, one numerical is raised as high as 10 to the power of
140. The American mathematician and historian of science, A. Seidenberg has established that
the mathematics of both Old Babylonia (1900-1750 BCE) and the Egyptian Middle Kingdom
(2100-1800 BCE) must have derived their mathematics from the ancient Indian Vedic
B. Van Nooten (Dept. of South and SE Asian Studies, Univ. of California, Berkeley) writing on
Indian mathematics said: "I have found good reason to believe that the rudiments of binary
calculation were discovered in India well in advance of their discovery by the German
philosopher Gottfried Leibniz in 1695." He further said: "I have tried to show that Pingala used
binary notation to classify metrical verses as early as the second or third century A.D. He also
knew how to convert that binary notation to a decimal notation and vice versa." Nooten also
commented that "He (Pingala) may well have been the originator of the system."
Weights found at Mohenjo-Daro, Harappa, and other sites show a remarkable accuracy and
follow a binary system: 1, 2, 4, 8, 16, 32, and up to 12,800 units.
The so-called Pythagorean Theorem - the square of the hypotenuse of a right-angled triangle is
equal to the sum of the square of the other two sides- which was worked out earlier by the Indian
mathematician, Baudhayana in 'Baudhayana Sulba Sutra', a treatise dating back to approx. 3000
BCE. He described it as "the area produced by the diagonal of a rectangular is equal to the sum of
the area produced by it on two sides." Harappan archaeology confirms that the so called
Pythagorean theorem was known and applied as early as 3000 BCE. Several massive structures
and lengthy streets of the town were laid out using perfect perpendicular and parallel lines.

The ration of the circumference to the diameter of a circle is known as 'Pi', which gives its value
as 3.14592657932. The old Sanskrit text of 'Baudhayana Sulbha Sutra' of 3000 BCE mentions
this ratio as approx. equal to 3. Aryabhatta in 499 BCE worked out the value of Pi to the 4th
decimal place, as 3(177/1250) = 3.1416. Centuries later, in 825 AD, the Arab mathematician,
Mohammed Ibna Musa said that this value 62832/20000 has been given by the Hindus.

In 'Surya Siddhanta', Bhaskaracharya (1500 years ago) calculates the time for the earth to orbit
the Sun to 9 decimal places (365.258756484). The modern accepted measurement is 365.2596
days. Between Bhaskaracharya's ancient measurement and the modern measurement, the
difference is only 0.00085 days (0.0002%). India has given the world the idea of the smallest and
the largest measure of time, from Krati (34,000th of a second) to Kalpa (4.32 billion years). Other
measurements of time include Truti (300th of a second), Vipal (two-fifths of a second), Pal (24
seconds), Ghasi (24 minutes), Hora (hour), Divas (day), Saptah (week), Maas (month), Rutu
(season), Varsha (year), Shataabada (Century), Sahasraabada (Millenium), and Yug (432
Millenia), and Mahayug (4,320,000 years).
In India the first references to the astronomy are to be found in the Rig Veda which dates back to
around 6500 BCE. The five planets are mentioned in the Rig Veda (1105.10) and Brhaspati
(Jupiter) is referred in RV 4.50.4 and Vena (Venus) is mentioned in RV 10.123.
Ved Vyasa is considered to be a great teacher of Astronomy. Prof. S.Kak in his research book
'The Astronomical Code of the Rig Veda' has clearly shown the composition of the Rig Veda
based on astronomy. The ancient Indian astronomers had calculated the circumference of the
Earth to be 5000 Yojanas (one Yojana = 7.2 KMs) which is equivalent to 36000 Kms. This is
quite close to the actual circumference known today. The great Indian astronomer, Aryabhata
propounded the Heliocentric Theory of Gravitation, this predating Copernicus by almost one
thousand years. Aryabhata Magnum Opus, the Aryabhata was translated into Latin in the 13th
Century from which the European mathematicians got to know methods for calculating the
areas of triangles, volumes of spheres as well as square and cube roots. Aryabhata stated that the
Earth revolves around the Sun using the following specific words: "Just as a person travelling in a
boat feels that the trees on the bank are moving, people on the earth feel that the Sun is moving."
In his treatise "Aryabhateem" he clearly states that our earth is round, rotates on its axis, orbits
the Sun and is suspended in space."
Law of Gravity:
The law of gravity was known to the ancient Indian astronomer, Bhaskaracharya. In his "Surya
Siddhanta" he notes, "Object fall on earth due to force of attraction by the Earth. Therefore, the
earth, planets, constellations, Moon and Sun are held in orbit by this attraction." It was not until
the late 17th Century (in 1687), 1200 years later, Sir Isaac Newton was given the credit for
discovering (i.e. re-discovering) the Law of Gravity.
Astronomy, Computer Science and Mathematics in Ancient India

Some quotes:
Arya bhatta's "the length of a solar year as 365.358 days were also extremely accurate by the
standards of the next thousand years". Astronomical time spans: The notion of of time spans that
are truly gigantic by modern standards are rarely found in ancient civilizations as the notion of
large number is rare commodity. Apart from the peoples of the Mayan civilization, the ancient
Hindus appear to be the only people who even thought beyond a few thousand years. In the famed
book Cosmos, physicist-astronomer-teacher Carl Sagan writes "... The dates on Mayan
inscriptions also range deep into the past and occasionally far into the future. One inscription
refers to a time more than a million years ago and another perhaps refers to events of 400 million
years ago, ... The events memorialized may be mythical, but the time scales are pridigious".
Hindu scriptures refer to time scales that vary from ordinary earth day and night to the day and
night of the Brahma that are a few billion earth years long. Sagan continues, "A millennium
before Europeans were wiling to divest themselves of the Biblical idea that the world was a few
thousand years old, the Mayans were thinking of millions and the Hindus billions"
Modern adaptations of ancient Hindu theories
A brand new theory -- that of a "CYCLIC MODEL", developed by Princeton University's Paul
Steinhardt and Cambridge University's Neil Turok, made its highest-profile appearance yet in
April 2002, on Science Express, the Web site for the journal Science. But past incarnations of the
idea have been hotly debated within the cosmological community from 2001. A jist of the claims
can be found here. The PDF preprint of the entire paper can be downloaded from here. The Hindu
belief that the Universe has no beginning or end, but follows a cosmic creation and dissolution
can be found here. Zero also reached eastwards from India to China, where Chinese scholars Chin
Chiu-Shao and Chu Shih-Chieh made use of the same symbol O for a places-based system in the
12th and 13th centuries respectively. From the time of Han (206 to 220 BC), Chinese scholars
used a place-value system called the suan zi ("calculation using rods") that was a regular system
that used horizontal and vertical lines that used to denote the nine numerals. Ifrah says that "Thus
one could be forgiven for assuming that following the links established between India and China
at the beginning of the beginning of the first millennium BC, Indian scholars were influenced by
Chinese mathematicians to create their own system in an imitation of the Chinese counting
method." [See 4] He goes on to argue that in suan zi, the zero appeared at a much later date. Thus
the notion of zero helps one to recognize the originality of the Indian mathematicians vis-a-vis
their Chinese counterparts. Ifra also establishes that the Chinese scholars overcame the
difficulties the absence of zeros caused in trying to represent numbers like 1,270,000
often either using characters of their ordinary counting system (a non-positional system that did
not require the use of a zero) or simply by empty spaces. After providing a sequence of clues, [in
4], Ifrah continues "It was only after the eighth century BC, and doubtless due to the influence of
the Indian Buddhist missionaries, that Chinese mathematicians introduced the use of zero in the
form of a little circle or dot (signs that originated in India),...".
Zero reached Europe in the twelfth century when Adelard of Bath translated al-Khwarizmi's
works into Latin [See 1]. Fibonacci was one of the main mathematicians who accepted the
concepts of zero in Europe. (Leonardo Da Vinci has acknowledged that he found it difficult to
understand the concept of zero.) However, it was not until the 17th century that zero found
widespread acceptance through a lot of resistance.



Neo Economics
From: "prit p"
Date: Tue Sep 17, 2002 11:30 am


> > Japanese save a lot. They do not spend much. Also Japan exports far more than it imports.
Has an annual trade surplus of over $100 billions, that is Rs.5 lakh crores. Yet Japanese economy
is considered weak, even collapsing.
> > Americans spend, save little. Also US imports more than it exports.
> > Has an annual trade deficit of over $400 billions, that is over Rs.20 lakh crores.
> > Yet, the American economy is considered strong and trusted to get stronger.
> > Indeed a contrast. But where from Americans get money to spend? They borrow from Japan,
China and even India. Virtually others save for US to spend. Global savings are mostly invested
in US, in dollars. India itself keeps its foreign currency assets of over $50 billions in US
> > China has sunk over $160 billion in US securities. Japan's stakes in US securities is in
> >> Result. The US has taken over $5 trillion from the world. Want to know it in rupees?
Rs.2,50,000 crore crores! So, as the world saves for US, Americans spend freely. Today, to keep
the US consumption going, that is for the US economy to work, other countries have to remit
$180 billion every quarter, that is $2 billion a day, to the US! Otherwise the US economy would
go for a six. So will the global economy. The result will be no different if US consumers begin
consuming less. A Chinese economist asked a neat question.
> > Who has invested more, US in China, or China in US? The US has
> > invested in China less than half of what China has invested in US. The same is the case with
us. We have invested in US over $50 billion. But the US has invested less than $20 billion in
> > Why the world is after US? The secret lies in the American spend, in that they hardly save.
In fact they use their credit cards to spend their future income. That the US spends is what makes
it attractive to export to the US.
> >> > So, US imports more than what it exports year after year. The result. The world is
dependent on US consumption for its growth. By its deepening culture of consumption, the US
has habituated the world to feed on US consumption. But as the US needs money to finance its
consumption, the world provides the money. It's like a shopkeeper providing the money to a
customer so that the customer keeps buying from the shop.
The customer > > will not buy, the shop won't have business, unless the shopkeeper funds him.
The US is like the lucky customer. And the world is like the helpless shopkeeper financier. Who
is America's biggest shopkeeper financier? Japan. Yet it is Japan which is regarded as weak.
Modern economists complain that Japanese do not spend, so they do not grow. To force the
Japanese to spend, the Japanese government exerted itself. Reduced the savings rates, even
charged the savers. Even then the Japanese did not spend. Their traditional postal savings alone
is over $1.2billions. that is. Rs.60 lakh crores, about three times the GDP of India. Thus, savings,
far from being the strength of Japan, has become its pain. What is the lesson? That is, a nation

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cannot grow unless the people spend, not save. Not just spend, but borrow and spend.
> >> Dr.Jagdish Bhagwati, the famous Indain-born economist in the US, told Dr.Manmohan
Singh that Indians wastefully save. Ask them to spend, he said. On imported cars and, seriously,
even on cosmetics! This, he Counseled, will put India on a growth curve. But like Japanese we
too are not obliging. Modernists may not, but one who has read the Mahabharatha will, know. A
Rishi by name Charuvaka gave the same advice when Pandavas were around, which modern
economists are giving today. He told the people to spend and be happy, if need be by borrowing.
No need to repay, if you cannot, he counseled. No sin would attach, he assured.
> > Fortunately his advice was rejected by us thousands of years back. That is why perhaps we
are alive as a nation. Our old companions are in archives today. Now we have the very same
advice. That is saving as sin, and spending as virtue.
> > This is central to neo-economics. Caution. Before you follow these neo-Charuvakas, get
some fools to save so that you can borrow from them and spend, after you exhaust your savings.
This is what US has successfully done in last two decades.


Narayan Murthy On Leadership

Narayana Murthy, The author is Chairman and Chief Mentor, Infosys Technologies..
A leader is an agent of change, and progress is about change.
In the words of Robert F Kennedy, 'Progress is a nice word; but change is its motivator.'

Leadership is about raising the aspirations of followers and enthusing people with a desire to
reach for the stars. For instance, Mahatma Gandhi created a vision for independence in India and
raised the aspirations of our people. Leadership is about making people say, 'I will walk on water
for you.' It is about creating a worthy dream and helping people achieve it.
Robert Kennedy, summed up leadership best when he said, 'Others see things as they are and
wonder why; I see them as they are not and say why not?'

A leader has to raise the confidence of followers. He should make them understand that tough
times are part of life and that they will come out better at the end of it. He has to sustain their
hope, and their energy levels to handle the difficult days. There is no better example of this than
Winston Churchill. His courageous leadership as prime minister for Great Britain successfully led
the British people from the brink of defeat during World War II. He raised his people's hopes
with the words, 'These are not dark days; these are great days -- the greatest days our country has
ever lived.'
Never is strong leadership more needed than in a crisis.
In the words of Seneca, the Greek philosopher, 'Fire is the test of gold; adversity, of strong men.'

The leader has to create hope. He has to create a plausible story about a better future for the
organisation: everyone should be able to see the rainbow and catch a part of it. This requires
creating trust in people. And to create trust, the leader has to subscribe to a value system: a
protocol for behavior that enhances the confidence, commitment and enthusiasm of the people.
Compliance to a value system creates the environment for people to have high aspirations, self
esteem, belief in fundamental values, confidence in the future and the enthusiasm necessary to
take up apparently difficult tasks. Leaders have to walk the talk and demonstrate their

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commitment to a value system. As Mahatma Gandhi said, 'We must become the change we want
to see in the world.' Leaders have to prove their belief in sacrifice and hard work. Such behavior
will enthuse the employees to make bigger sacrifices. It will help win the team's confidence, help
leaders become credible, and help create trust in their ideas.

Enhancing trust
Trust and confidence can only exist where there is a premium on transparency. The leader has to
create an environment where each person feels secure enough to be able to disclose his or her
mistakes, and resolves to improve.
Investors respect such organisations. Investors understand that the business will have good times
and bad times. What they want you to do is to level with them at all times. They want you to
disclose bad news on a proactive basis. At Infosys, our philosophy has always been, 'When in
doubt, disclose.'

Good corporate governance is about maximising shareholder value on a sustainable basis while
ensuring fairness to all stakeholders: customers, vendor-partners, investors, employees,
government and society. A successful organisation tides over many downturns. The best index of
success is its longevity. This is predicated on adhering to the finest levels of corporate
governance. At Infosys, we have consistently adopted transparency and disclosure standards even
before law mandated it. In 1995, Infosys suffered losses in the secondary market. Under Indian
GAAP (generally accepted accounting principles), we were not required to make this information
public. Nevertheless, we published this information in our annual report.

Fearless environment
Transparency about the organisation's operations should be accompanied by an open environment
inside the organisation. You have to create an environment where any employee can disagree
with you without fear of reprisal. In such a case, everyone makes suggestions for the common
good. In the end everyone will be better off. On the other hand, at Enron, the CFO was running an
empire where people were afraid to speak. In some other cases, the whistle blowers have been
harassed and thrown out of the company.

Managerial remuneration
We have gone towards excessive salaries and options for senior management staff. At one
company, the CEO's employment contract not only set out the model of the Mercedes the
company would buy him, but also promised a monthly first-class air ticket for his mother, along
with a cash bonus of $10 million and other benefits. Not surprisingly, this company has already
filed for bankruptcy.
Managerial remuneration should be based on three principles:
Fairness with respect to the compensation of other employees;
Transparency with respect to shareholders and employees;
Accountability with respect to linking compensation with corporate performance.
Thus, the compensation should have a fixed component and a variable component. The variable
component should be linked to achieving long-term objectives of the firm. Senior management
should swim or sink with the fortunes of the company.
Senior management compensation should be reviewed by the compensation committee of the
board, which should consist only of independent directors. Further, this should be approved by
the shareholders.
I've been asked, 'How can I ask for limits on senior management compensation when I have made
millions myself?'

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A fair question with a straightforward answer: two systems are at play here.
One is that of the promoter, the risk taker and the capital markets;
and the other is that of professional management and compensation structures.
One cannot mix these two distinct systems, otherwise entrepreneurship will be stifled, and no new
companies will come up, no progress can take place. At the same time, there has to be fairness in
compensation: there cannot be huge differences between the top most and the bottom rung of the
ladder within an organisation.

PSPD model
A well run organisation embraces and practices a sound Predictability-Sustainability-
Profitability-Derisking (we call this the PSPD model at Infosys) model. Indeed, the long-term
success of an organisation depends on having a model that scales up profitably. Further, every
organisation must have a good derisking approach that recognises, measures and mitigates risk
along every dimension.

Strong leadership in adverse times helps win the trust of the stakeholders, making it more likely
that they will stand by you in your hour of need. As leaders who dream of growth and progress,
integrity is your most wanted attribute.
Lead your teams to fight for the truth and never compromise on your values. I am confident that
our corporate leaders, through honest and desirable behaviour, will reap long-term benefits for
their stakeholders.
Two mottos
In conclusion, keep in mind two Sanskrit sentences:
Sathyannasti Paro Dharma (there is no dharma greater than adherence to truth);
& Satyameva jayate (truth alone triumphs). Let these be your motto for good corporate

IIM MBAs: Wealth creators? Wealth chasers?

From the high decibel noise that is being generated about the IIM fee issue, one would think that
the whole country's economy depends on the IIM and their products. How relevant are the IIMs
really, and what exactly is their contribution to the country? Are the IIMs national treasures, or
just private clubs and nose-in-the-air gymkhanas ? Are they doing more harm than good?
The IIMs are in the news <> for the fee cuts in the Post
Graduate Program in Management, popularly known as the MBA.
Some questions on what the IIM MBA is all about:
Does an MBA measure his professional success by how much he earns?
An annual ritual (currently on) in all the IIMs is the great tom-tomming of the pay packets of their
fresh MBA graduates. How many professions have you heard of where so much noise is made of
the starting salary of graduates?
If this is how an IIM graduate's success is measured at the start of his career, no wonder he uses
money as the measure of his success throughout his career. And this is what his institute has
taught him. By this yardstick, if a company is doing badly and its low-paid manager turns it
around and makes it profitable, he is less successful than a highly paid manager of an already
successful company.
If an IIM MBA is ever in the news, it is for how much he earns. Have you ever seen a newspaper
headline like 'IIM MBA manages difficult turnaround of sinking company'?

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Can only engineers manage?
For some strange reason, IIM entrance tests are designed so that you have a greater chance of
getting through if you an engineer. Typically, 80% of entrants to IIMs are engineers. Does this
mean only engineers can manage? What if you are a lawyer wanting to manage your law firm
better, or a journalist wanting to manage your newspaper better, or a biochemist wanting to
manage your R&D company better? The IIMs have already decided that you are unfit to be a
manager. IIM-B's web site on the contrary says 'candidates from diverse backgrounds are
The MBA course is either designed to impart business skills to engineers, or the entrance tests are
flawed. If it is the former, why not make an engineering degree mandatory for admission? If it is
the latter, the tests must be redesigned.

Why do you need engineers to sell shampoo or manage mutual funds?

Typically, 80% IIM entrants are engineers, but only 10% join engineering companies. 90% sell
consumer products, manage mutual funds, or join IT companies.
When they do their engineering courses, these people obviously have no intention of becoming
engineers. They are using their engineering education merely to give them an edge over other
competitors at the IIM entrance examination. Incidentally, 30% of them are from IITs and being
an IIT-IIM graduate is considered to be a badge of honor.
The world over, engineers do an MBA to acquire skills to manage their engineering industry
better, not to switch to alternate high paying careers.

If the army promotes a raw NDA graduate as a general will you have any faith in it?
The NDA teaches a person the theory of fighting and managing the army. After this he typically
puts in about 35 years actual fighting on the front, logistics management, man management, etc
before he can become a general.
If you have started work at the bottom rung in a company (that's if you were not fortunate enough
to be the heir to an existing business) you know that it takes a couple of years before you can get
a reasonable grasp of what is going on around you. It can be many more years before you are
good at the job.
Seventy-two percent of IIM-C's graduates in 2004 have no work experience, and 20% have two
years experience. After a one-and-a-half year course, the fresh MBA is thought fit to advise
company presidents on how to run their business. How can you run a business without knowing
what the business is all about?
Exposure can never replace experience.

Complete coverage: The IIMs controversy <>

Does the IIM turn out hares rather than tortoises?
An MBA is never in it for the long haul. He looks for instant personal gains. This is probably the
reason why MBAs prefer to work for consumer products, finance and IT companies. You will
seldom find them in manufacturing; power or telecom industries, where gestation periods are long
and you require perseverance, patience and a long distance vision. The typical tenure of an MBA
in a company is 2 to 3 years, while the gestation periods in the these industries are measured in

Is an MBA the proverbial rat which deserts the sinking ship?

Every business has cycles, and has its ups and downs. The down cycle does not mean that it is
sinking. It may happen because of external factors like the country's economy. You are unfit to
handle a business if you cannot take the downs with the ups. An MBA is generally known to be a
fair weather friend, joining a company on its rising curve and jumping ship when the going gets
tough. He is trained by the IIM to be self-centric rather than company-centric.

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Why should the government subsidise engineers who sell toothpaste?
It is a reasonable assumption to make that an engineer joining an IIM has studied in a government
subsidised college, and the government has spent Rs 400,000 on him for the course (Rs 800,000
if he has studied in an IIT. This means the taxpayer is paying for the engineering education of a
person who has no intention of using his engineering. This definitely is not the intention of
government subsidy of engineering education?

Why don't MBAs join manufacturing companies?

Manufacturing requires technical knowledge, man management and business sense. It requires
dirtying your hands, leading from the front and talking straight. Maybe MBAs are incapable of
this? Typically, less than 5% of IIM graduates get into manufacturing. IIM-A's professed aim, in
its own words: 'It also aims to professionalise some of the vital sectors of India's economy such as
agriculture, education, health, transportation, population control, energy, and public
administration.' How many MBAs do you find in these areas?

Are IIMs turning out wealth creators or wealth chasers?

There are wealth creators, and wealth chasers. A wealth creator has a skill that enables him to
create something. An organization develops around this creation, to produce and sell it and make
money out of it. The creation could be a newspaper, an automobile, medical services or a
thousand other things. The creator must be a highly skilled as a journalist, an automobile
engineer, a doctor etc. A typical IIM MBA joins the course after 1 or 2 years of experience in
industry. This is not enough to learn a skill to create anything.
This is the reason that you rarely find an MBA entrepreneur. Someone else always has to create
an organisation, which the MBA is then happy to manage. IIMs are not about creating
entrepreneurs, individuals with a passion for ideas, for risk taking.
Just 4 the of 209 IIM-B graduates this year plan to start their own enterprises or join their family
businesses. Impressed?

Are IIMs creating managers or leaders?

A leader sets the direction, a manager follows. A manager takes care of where you are. A leader
takes you to a new place. It is unlikely that you'll see an IIM MBA taking you to a new place. The
professed aim of the IIMs is to create 'world-class business leaders
<>.' They have
only succeeded in creating business managers, with 'world class' being debatable.
An IIM graduate is unlikely to ever be an Ambani, a Tata or a Birla.

So what are the IIMs all about?

About branding yourself? About getting placed in a high paying job when you graduate? About
converting engineers into non-engineers? About churning out risk-averse job hoppers jumping
from one safe ship to another? Are they about education at all?
The IIMs want autonomy from the government. Autonomy to do what? They do not seem to be
clear about what they want to do.

Thanks & Best Regards,

Prasad R Goswami

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How To Choose Good Passwords

From: "Anil Shende" <>

Date: (Date Unavailable)
Subject: Good Passwords You Can Remember!

How to pick a good password that is hard to guess or hack and one that you can
remember? That is a dilemma we all face on a frequent basis.

Good Password Characteristics

Good passwords have at least some of the following characteristics:

· They are at least 8 characters long. Generally the longer the password the harder it is to break.
· Good passwords should be a mix of both alpha and numeric characters.
· No words listed in any dictionary should be used. Hackers love this and
even a PC can try thousands of dictionary words in seconds.
· Passwords should be easy to remember so you don’t have to write them

Next, we will look at how to create good passwords that can be remembered.

How to Create Good Passwords You Can Remember

We need good passwords so that they are difficult to break, hack or guess. That way the hacker
will go on to someone else and leave you alone.

Examples are best:

* Random and meaningless character strings or long numbers are hard to break. If you have a
very good memory, so you don't have to write it down, these random strings or numbers make
good passwords if they are at least 6-8 characters long.
Like "abrzxtyn". Problem is even at just 8 characters these strings are hard to remember for most
of us. If you have a very good memory go for it, but don't write it down and don't forget it!

What if you could take a common number that is easy for you to remember and convert it into a
number that is as long as you want and meaningless to anyone else? You can!

* Take two words from the dictionary that are at least 4 characters each. I know I said don't use
words out of a dictionary – hang on! Now reverse the order of the letters and put them back
together. Example – "dump" and "blade" yields "pmud" and "edalb". Now put them together
"pmudedalb". Most of us can remember two words with a little effort.

* Suppose your street address is 2572 some street, USA. Take the reciprocal i.e. 1/x of the
numeric address. 1/2572 = 3.8880248833592534992223950233281e-4. Drop the decimal and
take as many digits as the system will allow for your password. Like the first eight digits -
38880248. All you have to remember is your street address and 1/X. Now even you don't know
your password until you need it! When you are ready to change your password just use the
reciprocal with say, your grandma's phone number.

* Or how about X^2/squareroot(x) where x is a number you can remember like grandma's phone
number. Again drop decimals if need be.

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* Oh, by the way since the most of the methods above usually yield long numbersif you need
multiple passwords for systems that require or allow different password lengths just use that same
long number and take the first x numbers depending on the maximum allowed password for the

* What a deal! One number you can remember, one little old formula like 1/x and you have lots
of passwords and even if you have to do division by hand (who does that anymore) you can
always determine the right password.

Ok, now if you really want to drive the hackers nuts:

* Take that number you can remember and convert it to a different number base like binary, or
octal or base 12. Most calculators will handle at least some of these conversions. Take the
imaginary phone number of 2254971. Convert it to binary (base 2) 10001001101. That's 11 digits
and even though it's only 0's and 1's the hacker has to get those 11 digits in exactly the right order
Guessing your phone number does the hacker no good unless he also knows you converted it
to binary or base 2.

* One more example – suppose you pick a number that you can remember and convert it to
base 15 or base 11 or base xx – that number is now C87E66B7. The best of all worlds –
characters and numbers, eight places long and totally meaningless to anyone but you unless you
write it down somewhere.

Now that you have the idea you can create your own methods. Just remember, follow the rules for
good passwords and don't share the methodology or function you used to generate your password.
Even if they know some of your easy numbers it will be very difficult to determine your
password. Most hackers won't waste the time, they will go on to someone else.

Now you have passwords you can remember and that meet all or most of the requirements for
good passwords. Also, be aware of the ways that your password can be attacked - which is
discussed below.

Password Hacks/Attacks
There are 4 basic ways to break a password.

· Any password can be broken given enough time and computer cycles. This is called a brute
force attack. Generally the longer the password the longer it takes to break it!

· Dictionary attacks- The hacker just tries all or many of the words in the dictionary usually
starting with the short common ones like “cat†, “dog†etc.

· Personal attacks – A hacker doesn’t have to know you personally to use this kind of
attack. Just your phone number, name, address etc.

· Insider attacks – someone at work sees your password written on a

piece of paper, sees you type it in, or heaven forbid you give it to someone.
No one can protect you against the last one but you.


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Who is the co-founder of Sun Microsystems?

Vinod Khosla
Who is the creator of Pentium chip ( 90% of the today's computers run on it)?
Vinod Dahm
Who is the founder and creator of Hotmail (Hotmail is world's No.1 web based email program)?
Sabeer Bhatia
Who is the president of AT & T-Bell Labs (AT & T-Bell Labs is the creator of program
languages such as C, C++, Unix to name a few)?
Arun Netravalli
Who is the GM of Hewlett Packard?
Rajiv Gupta
Who is the new MTD (Microsoft Testing Director) of Windows 2000, responsible to iron out all
initial problems?
Sanjay Tejwrika
Who are the Chief Executives of CitiBank, Mckensey & Stanchart?
Victor Menezes, Rajat Gupta, and Rana Talwar.

We Indians are the wealthiest among all ethnic groups in America, even faring better than the
whites and the natives. There are 3.22 millions of Indians in USA (1.5% of population). YET,

38% of doctors in USA are Indians.

12% scientists in USA are Indians.
36% of NASA scientists are Indians.
34% of Microsoft employees are Indians.
28% of IBM employees are Indians.
17% of INTEL scientists are Indians.
13% of XEROX employees are Indians.
99% of WIPRO employees are Indians

You may know some of the following facts. These facts were recently published in a German
magazine, which deals with WORLD HISTORY FACTS ABOUT INDIA.

01. India never invaded any country in her last 1000 years of history.
02. India invented the Number system. Aryabhatta invented 'zero.'
03. The world's first University was established in Takshila in 700BC. More
than 10,500 students from all over the world studied more than 60 subjects. The University
of Nalanda built in the 4th century BC was one of the greatest achievements of ancient India in
the field of education.
04. According to the Forbes magazine, Sanskrit is the most suitable language for computer
05. Ayurveda is the earliest school of medicine known to humans.
06. Although western media portray modern images of India as poverty striken and
underdeveloped through political corruption, India was once the richest empire on earth.
07. The art of navigation was born in the river Sindh 5000 years ago. The very word
"Navigation" is derived from the Sanskrit word NAVGATIH.
08. The value of pi was first calculated by Budhayana, and he explained the concept of what is
now known as the Pythagorean Theorem. British scholars have last year (1999) officially
published that Budhayan's works dates to the 6th Century, which is long before the European

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09. Algebra, trigonometry and calculus came from India. Quadratic equations were by
Sridharacharya in the 11th Century; the largest numbers the Greeks and the Romans used
were 106 whereas Indians used numbers as big as 1053.
10. According to the Gemmological Institute of America, up until 1896, India was the only
source of diamonds to the world.
11. USA based IEEE has proved what has been a century-old suspicion amongst academics that
the pioneer of wireless communication was Professor Jagdeesh Bose and not Marconi.
12. The earliest reservoir and dam for irrigation was built in Saurashtra.
13. Chess was invented in India.
14. Sushruta is the father of surgery. 2600 years ago he and health scientists of his time
conducted surgeries like caesareans, cataract, fractures and urinary stones.
Usage of anaesthesia was well known in ancient India.
15. When many cultures in the world were only nomadic forest dwellers over
5000 years ago, Indians established Harappan culture in Sindhu Valley (Indus Valley
16. The place value system, the decimal system was developed in India in 100 BC.

Quotes about India.

We owe a lot to the Indians, who taught us how to count, without which no worthwhile scientific
discovery could have been made.
Albert Einstein.

India is the cradle of the human race, the birthplace of human speech, the mother of history, the
grandmother of legend and the great grand mother of tradition.
Mark Twain.

If there is one place on the face of earth where all dreams of living men have found a home from
the very earliest days when man began the dream of existence, it is India.
French scholar Romain Rolland.

India conquered and dominated China culturally for 20 centuries without ever having to send a
single soldier across her border.
Hu Shih.
(Former Chinese ambassador to USA)

if we don't see even a glimpse of that great India in the India that we see today, it clearly means
that we are not working up to our potential; and that if we do, we could once again be an ever
shining and inspiring country setting a bright path for rest of the world to follow. I hope you
enjoyed it and work towards the welfare of INDIA.

Say proudly, I AM AN INDIAN.

Please forward this email to all known INDIANS
Dhanashri Gavai.
Software Engineer

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How To Identify Internet Hoaxes

From: "Tushar" Date: Thu Mar 3, 2005 8:15 am

Hello Group,

Internet is a too misleading area, people are always in search to spread sensitive but fake
messages. It is always better to search for more material if you find something really sensitive.
Chances are you will get additional information about the authenticity of the text on net the very
next second you try searching it on <>

See the following article source:


(11/15/2003) If you believe everything that is forwarded to you via e-mail, you'd think that our
growing dependence on plastics could be setting the stage for a widespread health epidemic.
Here's another 'important warning' that's chock-full of unjustified alarm and misinformation.


And I thought that I was being an environmentalist for using my Aboslute bottle for months now.

Dear all,
Some of you may be in the habit of using and re-using your disposable water bottles (Wilkins,
Viva, etc), keeping them in your car or at work.
Not a good idea. See any of the following articles and they'll tell you why.

In a nutshell, the plastic (called polyethylene terephthalate or PET) used in these bottles contains
a potentially carcinogenic element (something called diethylhydroxylamine or DEHA). The
bottles are safe for one use only; if you must keep them longer, it should be or no more than a few
days, a week max, and keep them away from heat as well.

Repeated washing and rinsing can cause the plastic to break down and the carcinogens can leach
into the water that YOU are drinking.
Better to invest in water bottles that are really meant for multiple uses.

This is not something we should be scrimping on. Take care.

"Many are unaware of poisoning caused by re-using plastic bottles.
Some of you may be in the habit of using and re-using your disposable mineral water bottles (eg.
Evian, Aqua, Ice Mountain, Vita, etc), keeping them in your car or at work. Not a good idea. In
a nutshell, the plastic (called polyethylene terephthalate or PET) used in these bottles contains a
potentially carcinogenic element (something called diethylhydroxylamine or DEHA). The bottles
are safe for one-time use only; if you must keep them longer, it should be or no more than a few
days, a week max, and keep them away from heat as well.

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Repeated washing and rinsing can cause the plastic to break down and the carcinogens (cancer-
causing chemical agents) can leach into the water that YOU are drinking. Better to invest in water
bottles that are really meant for multiple uses. This is not something we should be scrimping on.
Those of you with family - to please advise them, especially children."
Graham Bauer
Workplace Health and Safety Officer
Department of Natural Resources and Mines

Jan Martin
Crown Lands NSW


At first glance, this one appears quite similar to an earlier chain letter, warning against
microwaving food in plastic containers. Like its predecessor, we find this one to be based on little
more than theory and jam-packed with misinterpretations of the facts.

Also like its predecessor, this one has roots in media coverage of one person's unsupported
hypothesis. The idea that reusing plastic bottles can cause compounds in the plastic to break down
into carcinogenic substances comes from a 2001 Master's Thesis by a student at the University of
Idaho. Despite the fact that the thesis was not subject to peer review and, thus, lacking any degree
of scientific authority, several media outlets picked up on it and ran the typical "what-you-don't-
know-can-kill-you" stories.

According to the International Bottled Water Association (IBWA), "DEHA, as mentioned in the
email is neither regulated nor classified as a human carcinogen. Further, DEHA is not inherent in
PET plastic as raw material, byproduct or decomposition product. DEHA has been cleared by
FDA for food contact applications and would not pose a health risk even if present."

The IBWA goes on to suggest that the student's findings could be the result of normal laboratory
contamination: "DEHA is a common plasticizer used in many plastic items, many of which are
found in the lab setting. For this reason, the student's detection (see comment above) is likely to
have been the result of inadvertent lab contamination."

While the Environmental Protection Agency had earlier labeled DEHA a toxic chemical, they
reclassified it due to a lack of evidence.

It is true that many organizations and bottled water companies recommend against reusing their
packaging, but the rationale is far less life-threatening. Rather, they caution that most bottles are
not sufficiently cleaned and dried before refilling to prevent possible bacterial contamination.

Graham Bauer and Jan Martin have nothing to do with this warning other than they received it or
heard the rumor themselves and passed it on, inadvertently adding their identity to the notes. The
possibility of this type of "False Attribution Syndrome," combined with the relative unreliability
of the medium, is why recommends strongly against relying upon or
forwarding health-related information via e-mail chain letters.
Break this chain.


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Distant Galaxies
Dear Friends......this is the news bulletin from Chandra's official website.
....hope so it is interesting for u all.......

Too Fast, Too Furious: A Galaxy's Fatal Plunge Trailing 200,000-light-year-long streamers of
seething gas, a galaxy that was once like our Milky Way is being shredded
as it plunges at 4.5 million miles per hour through the heart of a distant cluster of galaxies. In this
unusually violent collision with ambient cluster gas, the galaxy is stripped down to its skeletal
spiral arms as it is eviscerated of fresh hydrogen for making new stars.

< >

**RDCS 1252.9-2927:
A Distant Galaxy Cluster
A composite image of the galaxy cluster RDCS 1252.9-2927 shows X-ray light from 70-million-
degree Celsius gas in the cluster, and optical light from the galaxies in the cluster. X-ray data
from Chandra and the XMM-Newton Observatory show that this cluster was fully formed more
than 8 billion years ago, and has a mass at least 200 trillion times that of the Sun. At a distance of
8.5 billion light years, it is the most massive cluster ever observed at such an early stage in the
evolution of the universe.

< >

bye n hav a very good smiling time



All Time Classic Marathi Movies

Amhi Jaato Amuchya Gava - Suryakant, DhumaaL.

Ashi Hi Banawabanawi - Story based on how its difficult to find house in new city for bachelors.
4 bachelors have to lie to landlord that they are 2 married couples. Consequences are beautifully
picturized especially 'DOHAL JEVAN'. Star attraction is to watch Sachin in Women Dress,
acting his role at his best. Other actors are - Ashok Saraf, Lakshya, Sushant Ray, Nivedita,
SUpriya, Ashwina Bhave, etc. Music by Arun Paudwal is also very good. This is one of the best
comedy movie in Marathi.
Ashtavinayak - Religion vs. Science
Atmavishwas - Directed by Sachin. Starring Nilakanti Patekar, Daya Dongre, and
Sachin. Excellent story and direction.
Chaukat Raja - State Award winner starring Smita TaLvalkar, Vikram Gokhale, Dileep
PrabhavLkar and Ashok Saraf. A story of a retarded grown-up (Dileep) meeting his childhood
sweetheart Smita, happily married to Vikram. Ashok's role is a very unusual one and displays the
veteran's manifolded talented.
Ekati - Sulochana , Kashinath Ghanekar , Uma

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Ek Daav Bhutaacha - Ashok Saraph, Dilip Prabhavalkar, Ranjana. Comedy and suspense.
Ek Mantarleli Ratra - Starring Sriram Lagoo, Ashwini Bhave, Prashant Damle, Ashitosh
Gowarikar. Plot: haunted house mystery & suspence.
Gulacha Ganapati - A must see for Pu.La. fans. 'Maharashtra cha LAdaka vyaktimatva' Pu.La.
Deshpande can be seen at his hilarious best. The film being directed, written, and music directed
is 'sub kuch pu. la.' and displays clean & ideal comic act.
Ha Khel Savalyancha - Kashinath Ghanekar, Usha KaLe, Lalan Sarang and Raja Gosavi. A nice
suspence movie.
Jait Re Jait - Mohan Aagashe, Smita Patil. Directed by Jabbar Patel.
Jagachya Paathivar -Raja Paranjpe, Seema Kalat Nakalat - Starring Vikram Gokhale, Savita
Prabhune and Ashok Saraf. A movie portrait of existing family values when the wife (Savita)
forgives her husband (Vikram) for a one night stand with his forlorn and widowed secretary
(Ashwini Bhave) troubled by amorous advances by her drunkard uncle (Nilu Phule). Won awards
on state and national levels.
Khatyal Sasu Nathal Sun - Starring Varsha, Daya Dongre, Nitesh Bharadwaj, Lakshya Plot: Take
a guess!
Lakhanchi Goshta -Raja Goshavi , Sharad Talvalkar
LapanDav - A light vein family drama. Won state awards in the best film category (3rd), best
actress (Pallavi Ranade), and Best child artist (Sai Deodhar). Also won the national award for the
Best regional film.
Madhu Chandra - Kashinath Ghanekar and Uma Bhende
Mumbaiichaa Jaavaii -light treatment depicting acute housing problems faced by the middle class
in mumbaii. Starring AruuN Sarnaaiik. Beautiful music by Sudhiir phaDake. songs include aaj
kuNitarii yaave, kashii karuu svaagataa, baghat raahuu de tujhyaakaDe, etc. later copied in hindii
as 'piyaa kaa ghar'.
Pedgavche Shahane - Raja Paranjpe
Pinjra - Shreeram Lagoo, Sandhya, Nilu Phule. Directed by V.Shantaram
Ramshastri - Gajanan Jahagirdar
Saadhi MaNase -Jayashree Gadkar, Suryakant, Raajshekhar
Samana - Starring NiLu Phule, Shriram Lagu. Directed by Jabbar Patel. Reflects a social battle
between a teacher and a politician.
Sant Tukaram - Vishnupant Paganis
Savat Majhi Ladki - Mohan Joshi, Prashant Damle, Neena Kulkarni and Varsha Usgaonkar. A
good blend of everything.
Shapit - Madhu Kambikar, Nilu Phule, Yashwant Dutt, Kuljit Pawar
Shejari - Raja Paranjpe. A story of two friends hindu-muslim during the 40s and 50s
Shejari-Shejari - A delightful comedy of Ashok - Nishigandha and Laxya-Varsha woven around a
big inheritance for Varsha conditional of being married. A rare movie among all the prototype so-
called comedies following 'Dhum-Dhadaka!'
Sinhasan - Shriram Lagu, Nilu Phule, Arun Sarnaik, Rima Lagu, Datta Bhat. Another masterpiece
by Jabbar Patel, shows a political battle in Maharashtra politics.
Sarkari PahuNe - DamuaNNa MalvaNkar, VishNupant Jog.
Sutradhar - Nana Patekar, Smita Patil, Girish Karnad, Shrikant Moghe, AshaLata Wabgaonkar,
Nilu Phule. Story about small town politics - excellent acting
UmbaraTha - Smita Patil, Girish Karnad. Directed by Jabbar Patel. Struggle of a woman between
her career and family.

Manoj kulkarni ....


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Pi day

(source: <> )
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
There are two days held in honour of the mathematical constant π (Pi
<>): Pi Day and Pi Approximation Day.
Pi day March 14 <>, written 3/14 in the USA
<> date format, is the official day for Pi day derived from the
common three-digit approximation for the number π: 3.14. It is usually celebrated at 1:59 PM (in
recognition of the six-digit approximation: 3.14159). Some, using a twenty-four-hour clock
<> rather than a twelve hour clock, say that 1:59 PM
is actually 13:59 and celebrate it at 1:59 AM instead. Parties have been held by mathematics
<> departments of various schools around the world.
This day has been celebrated in a variety of ways. Groups of people, typically pi clubs, give
thought to the role that the number π has played in their lives and imagine the world without π.
During such an event, pi celebrants may devise alternative values for π, eat pi (pie
<>), play pi (piñata <>),
or drink pi (piña colada <>).
The "ultimate" pi day occurred on March 14th, 1592, at 6:54 AM. When written in American-
style date format, this is 3/14/1592 6:54, which corresponts to the ten-digit approximation of pi:
3.141592654. However, considering this was well before any kind of standardized world time
<> had been established, and the general population, excluding
mathematicians, scholars, etc, had no concept of π, the holiday went unnoticed.
Pi Approximation Day Pi Approximation Day is one of two days: either July 22
<> (written 22/7 — 22 divided by 7 is an approximation to
π — in some date formats), or April 26 <>, the day on
which planet Earth <> completes approximately two
Astronomical units <>' worth of its annual orbit
<>: on this day the total length of Earth's orbit, divided by the
length already travelled, equals π.
• The Ridiculously Enhanced Pi Page <>
• Pi Day in Maine with Dr. Wilson's Memory Elixir
• Friends of Pi – Freunde der Zahl Pi <> (
• One Million Digits of Pi!!!
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Tushar Joshi

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How much do you know about Mumbai?

Mumbai has the Largest Zopadpatti (slum) in Asia.

Motorised taxis first appeared first on Mumbai roads in 1911.
Mumbai singlehandedly handles about 25% of the domestic and 38% of the
international air passenger traffic in the country.

Mumbai's suburban rail systems carry a total of 2.2 billion passengers every year.
Incidentally, the world's population is 6 billion.

Mumbai's literacy rate is 85.6% (female: 82.7%, male: 90%) compared with India's
overall literacy of 65.4%.
Mumbai's per capital income is Rs 48,954. This is almost three times the national

At the end of financial year 2002-03, Mumbai paid Rs 28,000 crore in taxes, 35% of
India's collection of Rs 82,000 crore!
Mumbai city and its suburbs get, on an average, 2160 mm (85 inches) of rainfall
every year.

As of June 2003, there are an incredible 982 villages in the Mumbai Metropolitan

The original Walkeshwar Temple was destroyed by the Portuguese, but was rebuilt
by Rama Kamath in 1715.

Bombay University was founded in 1857 at the Town Hall, and was shifted to the
new complex near Oval Maidan in 1874.

The Elphinstone College was originally built for the Government Central Press at a
cost of Rs 7.5 lakh.
The city's first church - the St Thomas Cathedral - was built at Horniman Circle in
The first post office in Bombay was opened in 1832 at the residence of the junior
magistrate of police at Byculla.

The Stearns & Kittredge company was given permission in 1874 to start Bombay's
first tram service with a fleet of 900 horses.

The East India Company appointed Sir George Oxenden the first governor of
Bombay in 1668.
Until 1864, the city's highest ranking police officer was called Police Chief. Post
1864, the title was changed to Police Commissioner.
Mumbai's first Indian police commissioner was J S Bharucha who took over from A
E Caffin on August 15, 1947.

Sir Frank Souter was Mumbai's first Police Commissioner. He remained in office
for a record 24 years between 1664 and 1688.
Mumbai's first policemen employed by the British were called the Bhandari Militia.
They were set up in 1669.

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Mumbai's police out-post was set up in 1661.

The famous architect George Wittet designed several landmark buildings in

Mumbai, including the Prince of Wales Museum and the Gateway of India.
The General Post Office, completed in 1909, has its impressive dome modelled after
the Gol Gumbaz in Bijapur.
The last British troops to leave India, the First Battalion of the Somerset Light
Infantry, passed through the Gateway of India in a ceremony on February 28, 1948.
The Gateway of India, with a maximum height of 83 feet, was completed in 1924
with a cost of Rs 21 lakh.
The Flora Fountain was built in 1864 by the Agri-Horticultural Society of Western
India from a donation by Cursetjee Fardoonjee Parekh.
The Hanging Gardens at Malabar Hill was built over three reservoirs which can
store up to 300 lakh gallons of water.
Only Mumbai city will have " Dance Bars & Bar Girls ", in the State Maharashtra.

Dhanywad, Aapla


Heisenbug - unpredictable bug

From: "Tushar Joshi" <>

Date: Sat Mar 12, 2005 6:06 pm
Subject: [Info] Heisenbug - unpredictable bug


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Heisenbug is a term used in software programming to describe a computer bug that disappears or
alters its characteristics when it is researched.

A common example are bugs that occur in a release-mode compile of a program but do not occur
when researched under debug-mode, or some bugs caused by a race condition. The name is a pun
on the physics term "Heisenberg Uncertainty principle", which is popularly believed to refer to
the way observers affect the observed in quantum mechanics.

In an interview in ACM Queue vol. 2, no. 8 - November 2004

( Bruce
Lindsay tells of being there when the term was first used and that it was created because
Heisenberg said "the more closely you look at one thing, the less closely can you see something


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Origin and history of Marathi. (A very short essay)

Marathi can be traced back far beyond the 10th century. It descends from Sanskrit through Pali,
Maharashtri and Maharashtra - Apabhramsa. A gradual process of change and modification in the
spoken language has led to the rise of the present Marathi. The origin and growth of Marathi
literature is indebted to two important events. The first was the rise of the Jadhava dynasty whose
capital was Devgiri. The Jadhava’s adopted Marathi as the court language and patronized Marathi
learned men. The second event was the coming of two religious sects known as Mahanubhav
Panth and Warkari Panth which adopted Marathi as the medium for preaching their doctrines of
devotion. Writers of the Mahanubhav sect contributed to Marathi prose while the saint-poets of
Warkari sect composed Marathi poetry. However, the latter group is regarded as the pioneers and
founders of Marathi literature.

Marathi literature first made its appearance in the 10th century AD and can be grouped into two
ages: Ancient or Old Marathi literature (1000-1800) and Modern Marathi Literature (1800
onwards). The former consisted mainly of poetry composed in metres and restricted to the poet’s
choice of words and rhythms. It was particularly devotional, narrative and pessimistic. for old
Marathi poets hadn’t been able to develop satire, parody, irony and humor into their poetry.

Old Marathi Literature covers about eight centuries. Its pioneers and founders were Mukundaraj
(Vivekasindhu) and Dnyaneshwar (Dnyaneshwari) whose younger contemporary Namdeo (1270-
1350) wrote devotional verses in a simple language for the people. Two centuries later came the
great saint and greater poet Eknath whose Ekanathi Bhagavata is a literary masterpiece of Marathi
literature. Eknath had a simple and attractive style of composing poetry and was the founder of
secular poetry in Marathi. Mukteshwar (1574-1645) later developed this style, and his version of
the Mahabharata is the best example of a great narrative poem in Marathi. In the history of
Marathi literature, Tukaram (1608-1651) has been given a unique stature. A real genius,
Tukaram’s poetry came forth from his wonderful inspirations. He was a radical reformer and has
often been called Sant (saint) Tukaram. Terseness, clarity, vigor and earnestness were found in
every line of his poetry.

Tukaram’s associate Ramdas’ (1608-1681) Dasabodha is an inspiring and impressive piece in

Marathi. 18th century poetry is well represented by Vaman Pandit (Yathartha Dipika), Raghunath
Pandit (Nala Damayanti Swayamvara) and Shridhar Pandit (Pandavpratap, Harivijay and
Ramvijay). However, the most versatile and voluminous writer among the poets was Moropanta
(1729-1794) whose Mahabharata was the first epic poem in Marathi. The historical section of the
old Marathi literature was unique as it contained both prose and poetry. The prose section
contained the Bakhars that were written after the foundation of the Maratha kingdom by Shivaji.
The poetry section contained the Padavas and the Katavas composed by the Shahirs. The period
from 1794 to 1818 is regarded as the closing period of the Old Marathi literature and the
beginning of the Modern Marathi literature.

The modern period has been divided into four ages. The first period starts from 1800 to 1885, the
second from 1885 to 1920, the third from 1921 to 1945, and finally the last period continues till
now. In this period, almost all forms of literature in prose and poetry were developed and even
scientific literature was produced. Under the British rule, attempts were made to enrich both the
language and literature. The Raja of Tanjore got the first English Book translated to Marathi in
1817. Several more such attempts were made and translation work was encouraged a lot. Chhatre,
Bal Shastri Jambhekar, Lokahitavadi and Jotiba Phule wrote on various topics in Marathi. The
first Marathi newspaper was started in 1835, and Baba Padamji’s Yamuna Paryatan was the first
Marathi novel written on social reform in 1857.

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However, this period was a lean one for original poetry and only translations of Sanskrit poems
were produced. Establishment of the University of Bombay in 1858 and the starting of the
newspaper Kesari in 1880-81 gave a boost to the development of Modern Marathi Literature.
Keshavasuta (1866-1905), the first Marathi revolutionary poet, launched Modern Marathi poetry
with his first poem.

In this period two groups of poets, Ravikiran Mandal and Kavi Tambi, together encouraged some
great poets like Ananta Kanekar (Chandarat), Kavi Anil (Phulwat) and N G Deshpande. Poetry
after 1945 explores human life in all its shades. B S Mardhekar set the fashion of this trend for P
S Rage, Vinda Karandikar, Vasant Bapat and Shanta Shelke.

Vishnudas Bhave was the pioneer of Marathi drama which was born in 1843. Other great
dramatists were B P Kirloskar (Saubhadra), G B Deval (Sharada), R G Gadkari (Ekach Pyala),
Mama Varerkar (Apporva Bangal) and P L Deshpande (Amaldar). Marathi stage is still following
its rich tradition and is a very popular form of entertainment.

Novels were not far behind, and the first to be published was ‘Madhali Sthiti’ by Hari Narayan
Apte (1864-1919). Natha Madhav, CV Vaidya, Prof V M Joshi, V S Khandekar, Sane Guruji,
Kusumvati Deshpande, Kamalabai Tilak are the prominent novelists of the Marathi language. The
short story and essay forms came into existence in this period through Diwakar Krishna, H N
Apte and V S Gurjar. S M Mate, Durga Bhagwat, N S Phadke are well-known essayists in
Marathi, a rich language in all its forms and branches with a history of over a thousand years. It
occupies a distinct position in the field of Indian Literature and will continue to do so even in the
near future.

If I am given a formula, and I am ignorant of its meaning, it cannot teach me anything, but
if I already know it what does the formula teach me?

Interesting facts About English

Hi All,
I am forwarding you some nice facts about English. Do share with other classmates.
They could be useful.
Vidyanand Joshi

This is a nice tongue-twister: "A motion to table a motion to reconsider a vote to table an appeal
of a ruling that a point of order was not in order against a motion to table another point of order
against a motion to bring to a vote the motion to call up the resolution that would institute a rules

"Adcomsubordcomphibspac" is the longest acronym. It is a Navy term standing for

Administrative Command, Amphibious Forces, Pacific Fleet Subordinate Command.
"Almost" is the longest word in the English language with all the letters in alphabetical order.
"Asthma" and "isthmi" are the only six-letter words that begin and end with a vowel and have no
other vowels between.

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"Conservationalists" & "Conversationalists" (18 letters) are the longest non-scientific transposals
(word formed from another by changing its letters).
"Dreamt" is the only English word that ends in the letters "mt".
"Fortnight" is a contraction of "fourteen nights." In the US "two weeks" is more commonly used.
"Forty" is the only number which has its letters in alphabetical order. "One" is the only number
with its letters in reverse alphabetical order.
"Four" is the only number whose number of letters in the name equals the number.
"Ma is as selfless as I am" can be read the same way backwards. If you take away all the spaces
you can see that all the letters can be spelled out both ways.
"Rhythms" is the longest English word without the normal vowels, a, e, i, o, or u.
"Stewardesses" is the longest word that can be typed with only the left hand.
"Taxi" is spelled exactly the same in English, French, German, Swedish, and Portuguese.
"The sixth sick sheik's sixth sheep's sick" is said to be the toughest tongue twister in English


Source: Yahoo! News

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find Web sites, was selected this week to run the Internet's third-most popular suffix for six more
years. There are about 5.8 million ".net" names. Only ".com" and Germany's ".de" are more
populous domains.
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registered, VeriSign controls the master directory that lists all of the Internet's suffixes, meaning
all traffic touches the company's computers at one point or another.
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or never do"


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About Languages
Hi everybody,
By chance today I had a useful discussion with a scholar from Canada who is studying
Mahabharata and Sanskrit.
He mentioned that around 100 years back Heebru script and language was about to vanish from
Israil and it was not used as mother tounge there but some people from Israil they started working
to preserve it and they have succeeded in their endevor as now it has become a first language of
Israil. Original Bible was written in Heebru script which is still followed by Jue people. He added
that it is just like how in India some people are trying to preserve Sanskrit. Now as well nobody
has Sanskrit as their mother tounge though our ancient scriptures (Vedas, Upanishadas, Shrimat
Bhagavat Geeta Ramayana, Mahabharata etc) are written in Sanskrit. I told him about a couple of
villages in Karnataka e.g Uttan where everybody speaks Sanskrit. But Sigh !! What about our
other different languages? We have so much to preserve and so much work to do.
He felt bad about vanishing the native languages in Canada, Australia where natives are called
aborginals and not well treated. He also has an europian origin but still he feels that ancient
languages and scripts must be preserved as it contains much beauty. He knows Heebru script,
Greek and Devnagari along with Roman. He mentioned about Indians in Canada who can't speak
their mother tounge or Hindi properly so they speak English at home. Sigh!!
Though Greece is a member of europian union they have their own language and script which
dominates English in all aspects. In fact English is derived from Latin and Greek languages with
Roman script. It doesn't have any original thing of its own but still it is dominating al over the
world. In one of our course sessions when I wrote Devnagari (Marathi) on BB (other scripts like
Chines, Greek and Roman were also written on BB) and you will not believe everybody was
amazed by looking at our script. It was looking really devine.....the meaningful to the word
"Devnagari". If we really find evidences we have much more consistency in prononciation and
I really enjoy such discussions with the international community here as it is helpful in enriching
and evolving myself more.............The more I am getting information about other cultures the
more I feel the greatness and the truth in....."Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam"!! and feel proud of
our culture as well as respect for other cultures.
Just for curiosity you can do googal search for the existed scripts in the world and you will have
some insight.
Graduate Student,
Faculty of Education,
University of Cambridge,UK


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Tips About Security
Hi All,
On Gautam's insistence, I wanted to send some tips about 'safe' online behavior... but
unfortunately am a bit busy today .. don divasa che kaam pile up zaale aahe ... b'coz of Mumbai
floods keeping us away from Office for 2 days ...
But I have a readymade list of Simple Security Practices that will be useful to you in your
workplaces ... you may find some points totally irrelevant for home use .. nevertheless this is a
good list... here is it presented below

1. Lock your screen when you leave your seat

2. Ensure that there are no confidential documents on your desk at the end of the day
3. Wipe the whiteboard after meetings in the conference rooms and delete your documents from
conference room PCs
4. Use the shredder. It’s free!
5. Shred all company confidential documents when no longer used
6. Classify all critical documents created/reviewed and passowrd protect them
7. While printing a confidential document be there at the printer beforehand
8. Using unauthorized software ??– uninstall immediately with the help of helpdesk
9. Need new software – log on a call on <http://%intranet%>
10. Ensure Passwords are 8 characters long and alphanumeric
11. While scheduling Telecons and videoconferences ensure that surroundings are safe enough to
talk about confidential information of the company
12. Backup important data regularly
13. Report about anything unusual on your PC/network to system admins
14. Report any kind of virus attack to the no. xxxx, <http://%intranet%>
15. Scan files before copying from floppy, CD or zip/pen drives

PS: will send a 'safe online tips' soon .. btw I am an Information Security Consultant :)
Mob: 09324383346


Vedas and BhagvadGeeta

"When Impact Making leaders take on a new task, they either figure out the roadmap in 90 days
or never do"

HMV, the gramophone company had once published a pamphlet giving the history of the
gramophone record. Thomas Alwa Edison invented gramophone in the 19 th century. Edison,
who had invented many other gadgets like incandescent lamp, had become a legend even in his
own time. When he invented the gramophone record, which could record human voice for
posterity, he wanted to record the voice of an eminent scholar on his first piece. He chose Prof.
Max Muller of England, another great personality of the 19 th century. He wrote to Max Muller
saying, “I want to meet you and record your voice, when should I come?” Max Muller, who had
great respect for Edison, asked him to come on a suitable time when most of the scholars of the
Europe would be gathering in England. Accordingly, Edison took a ship and went to England. He
was introduced to the audience. All cheered Edison’s presence. Later, at the request of Edison,
Max Muller came on the stage and spoke in front of the instrument. Then Edison went back to his
laboratory and by afternoon came back with a disc. He played the gramophone disc from his

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instrument. The audience was thrilled to here the voice of Max Muller from the instrument. They
were glad that voice of great persons could be stored for the benefit of posterity.
After several rounds of applause and congratulations to Thomas Alwa Edison, Max Muller came
to the stage and addressed the scholars and asked them, “ you heard my original voice in the
morning. Then you heard the same voice coming out from this instrument in the afternoon. Do
you understand what I had said in the morning or what you heard in the afternoon?” The audience
fell silent because they could not understand the language in which Max Muller had spoken. It
was ‘Greek and Latin’ to them as they say. But had it been Greek or Latin, they would have
definitely understood because they were from various parts of Europe. It was in a language,
which the European scholars had never heard. Max Muller then explained what he had spoken.
He said that the language he spoke was Sanskrit and it was the first sloka of Rig Veda, which says
“Agni Meele Purohitam”. This was the first recorded public version on the gramophone plate.
Why did Max Muller choose this? Addressing the audience he said, “Vedas are the oldest text of
the human race. And Agni Meele Purohitam is the first verse of Rig Veda. In the most primordial
time when the people of Europe were jumping like chimpanzees from tree to tree and branch to
branch, when they did not know how to cover their bodies but with fig leaves, did not know
agriculture and lived by hunting and lived in caves, at that remote past, Indians had attained high
civilization and they gave to the world universal philosophies in the form of the Vedas.”
According to Max Muller, Vedas are the oldest texts of the human race. Thus, the antiquity of the
Vedas is appreciated by Max Muller and HMV.---The HMV passage goes on to say that Max
Muller asked Edison to play this passage once again, this time when Agni Meele Purohitam was
re-played, the entire audience stood up in silence as a mark of respect for the ancient Hindu sages,
this time there were no claps and there was only a mark of respect.
Dr. Albert Einstein was also a passionate follower of Hindu philosophy. “We owe a lot to
Indians, who taught us how to count, without which no worthwhile scientific discovery could
have been made. I have made the Gita as the main source of my inspiration and guide for the
purpose of scientific investigations and formation of my theories.” Said Albert Einstein.

Graduate Student,
Faculty of Education,
University of Cambridge,UK

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Marathi.Net Links Archives

For people, who r TRUELY admirers of art cinema, can browse

thru the link...

Check this site for your name in voters list.


<> <>

well, here is one suprerb site to tickle your funny bone.

> Mi hya mail barobar Don Website det aahe. Aapan tethun > Marathi Songs aani Aarti
vaigere download karu shakal

> <>
> <>
> (Hya sitehun fakta marathi gaani download kara)
> downloadchya velis jar Extension RAM aale the RM kara.
> Kahiveles RA and RM Extension change karun download karnyacha prayatna kara.

Click the link below and click on the picture to see the magic.

<> and <> are

excellant indian news sites <> is an unusal and interesting

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check the links for poems

Interesting collections to listen songs online..........Fans of magical 70s, RD,

almost all the P.L. MP3s are on <>



VI editor commands

Online reservation of Tickets: Indian Railways

Directory of official web sites of Government of India


Department of Information Technology


Ministry of Tourism, Government of India


Indian language films online,marathi too

<> zipkedar <>

One Stop Finance shop Industry &amp; Homelo

<> anil_harolikar <>

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PuLa Deshpande fans anyone ?

Ultimate IBM online books !!!


great place for linux collaborators

<> mayurkumar

every movie follows these rules


site with useful DHTML code

<> zipkedar <> this is a
great place for linux fans ! xyz3 <> mayurkumar
Add Bookmark </group/kolhapurweb/links/?function=1> | Add Folder

> >See if your school's photo is present at :

> >> ><>
HIndi Songs Download
Downloads for latest Bollywood songs

Best website of Aishwarya Rai gautam_soman Edit Delete Cut

Science & Technology Portal gautam_soman Edit Delete Cut

Atul Kasbekar
Renowned Photographer gautam_soman Edit Delete Cut

Dr Abdul Kalam
official website of Dr A P J Abdul Kalam gautam_soman Edit Delete Cut

E-Books Archives
Uni Penn E-Books Library gautam_soman Edit Delete Cut

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International Standards Organization gautam_soman Edit Delete Cut

Internet speed test

check your internet connection speed gautam_soman Edit Delete Cut - Pure Marathi Language Portal...

A pure Marathi portal dedicated to the cause of reaching the Marathi people around the
globe. onlyharshad Edit Delete Cut

Mee Maaza
Marathi Charolis by Chandrashekhar Gokhale gautam_soman Edit Delete Cut

Murphy's Laws
Complete Collection of Murphy's Laws gautam_soman Edit Delete Cut

Pdt. Jeetendra Abhisheki

Pdt. Jeetendra Abhisheki gautam_soman Edit Delete Cut

Shivaji Sawant
Shivaji Sawant gautam_soman Edit Delete Cut

The Taj
Was Taj a Hindu Temple ? gautam_soman

Shakespeare Classic Books

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good info and pics of aishwarya



You can download your mails to you outlook or any other email application no need tobe
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A nice news paper from Kolhapur abhi_vipat Edit Delete Cut

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website on Godse

Good Marathi Links

Collection of good marathi links. - Pure Marathi Language Portal

A pure Marathi portal dedicated to the cause of reaching the Marathi people around the

Mind Reader: give it a try !!
Monalisa expressions
Very Much Funny !!

Nathuram Godse

Pulancha sahabhaag asleli 1948 madhil kalakruti, Chitrpat : "Bhagyarekha"

2 cds chya set madhey upalabdha !

Pulanchya prakashit sahityachi suchi :



Paste the following URL in your Address and see. its amazing.... Enjoy....

Well the other sites that would be worth mentioning here are <> <>

hey all Atul Kulkarni fans there!

this is his web-site:
> Visit all links in that topic...

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> <>
> Don't miss this Face memory test ....

Do you want to search something on the net and need help or the popup
like Visual Studio or Delphi IDE?

Try <>

Do you want to hear the results?


Working in Enterprise Security product,

i thought of extending knowledge in Wireless Security also
Here's how Google helped me...
The best one's are listed below .... pls have a look.
the best one is PDF..
Wireless Security
Good Links...

Check out the sites mentioned below developed by Mahesh from Harrisburg USA.
Maps: 1) <> similar to other websites that offer maps and
driving directions in USA. Its not yet complete, but is a good effort. 2)
<> Road maps of some districts; includes lots
of small roads. Film / Movies: It will be nice if there is a section on marathi
websites: e.g.
<> <>
Regards Milind

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<> -----------------> Good One
for Neuro Linguistic Programming

nice site.... virtually covers all newspapers on this planet... worth a

look :-
covers 109 e-newspapers from india !! impressive eh?

I found a link with tremendous information. It’s a collection of links pointing to

programming related tutorials and e-books. See if you have links of your interests in this page.

Actresses ::
<> -->Chandrashekhar Gokhale


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Misc ::
other famous marathi ppl info::<not dedicated sites>


You can download those songs from the album Aapka Abhijeet
u can visit the link below
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MdN Quotes Archives
Some Quotes
1) Nothing is impossible for a man who doesn’t have to do it himself.
2) Anything good in life is either illegal. Immoral or fattening.
3) Don’t care if you are rich or not, as long as you can live comfortably and have what
ever you want.
4) Beauty is only skin deep, but ugly goes clean to the bone.
5) A short cut is the longest distance between two points.
6) In a crisis that forces people to choose among alternative course of
action, most people will choose the worst one possible.
7) No book are lost by lending expect those you particularly wanted to keep.
8) If u miss one issue of any magazine, it will be the issue which contain
the article, story or installment you were most anxious to read.
9) The perceived usefulness of an article is inversely proportional to its
actual usefulness once bought and paid for it.

>If You Love Someone

>>If you love someone, Set her free... If she comes back, she's yours, If
>>she doesn't, she never was....
Pessimist: If you love someone, Set her free ... If she ever comes back, she's yours, If she
doesn't, as expected, she never was.
>>Optimist: If you love someone, Set her free ... Don't worry, she will come
>>Suspicious: If you love someone, Set her free ... If she ever comes back,
>>ask her why.
>>Impatient: If you love someone, Set her free ... If she doesn't come back
>>within some time forget her.
>>Patient: If you love someone, Set her free ... If she doesn't come back,
>>continue to wait until she comes back ...
>>Playful If you love someone, Set her free ... If she comes back, and if
>>you love her still, set her free again, repeat ....
>>C++ Programmer: if(you-love(m_she)) if(m_she == NULL) m_she =
>>new CShe;
>>Animal-Rights Activist: If you love someone, Set her free, In fact, all
>>living creatures deserve to be free!!
>>Lawyers: If you love someone, Set her free, Clause 1a of Paragraph 13a-1
>>in the Second Amendment of the Matrimonial Freedom
>>Biologist : If you love someone, Set her free, She'll evolve.
>>Statisticians : If you love someone, Set her free, If she loves you, the
>>probability of her coming back is high If she doesn't, your relation was
>>improbable anyway.
>>Schwarzenegger's fans: If you love someone, Set her free, SHE'LL BE BACK!
>>Over possessive person : If you love someone don't set her free.
>>MBA : If you love someone set her free instantaneously and look for others

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>>Psychologist : If you love someone set her free If she comes back her
>>super ego is dominant If she doesn't come back her id is supreme If she
>>doesn't go, she must be crazy.
>>Somnabulist : If you love someone set her free If she comes back it's a
>>nightmare If she doesn't, you must be dreaming.
>>ERP functional expert : If you love someone set her free If she comes
>>back, map her into your system If she doesn't, carry out a gap-fit
>>Finance expert : If you love someone set her free If she comes back, its
>>time to look for fresh loans If she doesn't, write her off as an asset
>>gone bad.
>>Marketing Specialist : If you love someone set her free If she comes back
>>she has brand loyalty If she doesn't, reposition the brand in new market

Rahul Vaidya

" I don't have the evidence to prove that God doesn't exist, but I so
strongly suspect, and that he doesn't that I don't want to waste my time."

"Women marry again because they despise their first husband,

Men marry again because they adore their first wife,
Women like to take chances,
And Men like to take risk"
--Oscar Wilde

" Men marry because they are bored

women marry because they are curious
Both get disappointed"

"All art is useless"

-- Oscar Wilde
"if it is Modern Art, add Senseless to the above"
Rahul Vaidya

From: "Tushar Joshi" <>

Date: Wed Oct 27, 2004 4:59 pm

Lessons in Logic
If your father is a poor man,
it is your fate but,
if your father-in-law is a poor man,
it's your stupidity.
I was born intelligent -
education ruined me.

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Practice makes perfect.....
But nobody's perfect......
so why practice?

If it's true that we are here to help others,

then what exactly are the others here for?
Since light travels faster than sound,
people appear bright until you hear them speak.
How come "abbreviated" is such a long word?
Money is not everything.
There's Mastercard & Visa.
One should love animals.
They are so tasty.
Behind every successful man, there is a woman
And behind every unsuccessful man, there are two.
Every man should marry.
After all, happiness is not the only thing in
The wise never marry.
and when they marry they become otherwise.
Success is a relative term.
It brings so many relatives.
Never put off the work till tomorrow
what you can put off today.
"Your future depends on your dreams! "
So go to sleep
There should be a better way to start a day
Than waking up every morning
"Hard work never killed anybody"
But why take the risk
"Work fascinates me"
I can look at it for hours
God made relatives;
Thank God we can choose our friends.

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The more you learn, the more you know,
The more you know, the more you forget
The more you forget, the less you know
So.. why learn.
A bus station is where a bus stops.
A train station is where a train stops.
On my desk, I have a work station....
what more can I say........

From: "Prit S" <prits_17@h...>

Date: Sun Oct 13, 2002 4:24 am
Subject: good quotes

things which u should always remember in life

Everything is okay in the end. If it's not okay, then it's not the end.
Most people walk in and out of your life,
But only friends leave footprints in your heart.
Love starts with a smile, grows with a kiss, and ends with a tear.
Don't cry over anyone who won't cry over you.
If love isn't a game, why are there so many players?
Good friends are hard to find, harder to leave, and impossible to forget.
You can only go as far as you push.
The hardest thing to do is watch the one you love, love somebody else.
Don't let the past hold you back. You're missing the good stuff
Life's short. Look around once in a while so you don't miss it.
A best friend is like a four leaf clover, hard to find and lucky to have
Best friends are the siblings God forgot to give us.
When it hurts to look back, and you're scared to look ahead,
you can look beside you and your best friend will be there.
Good friends are like stars.... You don't always see them, but you know they are always
Don't frown. You never know who is falling in love with your smile.
What do you do when the only person who can make you stop crying is the person who
made you cry?
Nobody is perfect until you fall in love with them.

>Someone whom you reject today, will reject you tomorrow

>There are two types of people--those who come into a room and say, 'Well,
>here I am!' and those who come in and say, 'Ah, there you are.'
>He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a
>fool forever.
>A bird does not sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a >song.
>Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.
>The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without >trials.
>The palest ink is better than the best memory.
>Trust yourself. Think for yourself. Act for yourself. Speak for yourself. Be
>yourself. Imitation is suicide.

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>You have to recognize when the right place and the right time fuse and take
>advantage of that opportunity. There are plenty of opportunities out there.
>You can't sit back and wait.
>To know the road ahead, ask those coming back.
Life is pleasant.
Death is peaceful.
It's the transition that's troublesome.

Arguing with your Boss is like

wrestling with a pig in mud.
After a while you realize that
while you are getting dirty,
the pig is actually enjoying it.

Help a man when he is in trouble and

he will remember you
when he is in trouble again.

Complex problems have simple,

easy to understand wrong answers.
It is not exactly cheating,
I prefer to consider it
creative problem solving.

Behind every successful woman,

is a man who is surprised.

Whoever said money can't buy happiness,

didn't know where to shop.

Alcohol doesn't solve any problems,

but then again, neither does milk.

Most people are only alive because

it is illegal to shoot them.

I'm not a complete idiot,

there're still some parts missing!

Forgive your enemies but

remember their names

The number of people watching you

is directly proportional to the
stupidity of your action.

I remember the time I was kidnapped and

they sent a piece of my finger
to my father.
- He said he wanted more proof.

- 47 -
Some pain is physical
and some is mental,
but one that's both is

"Enjoy life. There's plenty of time to be dead


• Love starts with a smile, grows with a kiss, and ends with a tear.
• Don't cry over anyone who won't cry over you.
• Good friends are hard to find, harder to leave, and impossible to forget.
• You can only go as far as you push.
• Actions speak louder than words.
• The hardest thing to do is watch the one you love, love somebody else.
• Don't let the past hold you back; you're missing the good stuff.
• Life's short. If you don't look around once in a while, you might miss it.
• A best friend is like a four leaf clover: hard to find and lucky to have.
• If you think that the world means nothing, think again. You might mean the
world to someone else.
• When it hurts to look back, and you're scared to look ahead, you can look beside
you and your best friend will be there
• True friendship never ends.
• Friends are forever.
• Good friends are like stars....You don't always see them, but you know they are
always there.
• Don't frown. You never know who is falling in love with your smile.
• What do you do when the only person who can make you stop crying is the
person who made you cry?
• Everything is okay in the end. If it's not okay, then it's not the end.

Manasee Chandorkar

Anger is a condition in which the tongue works faster than the mind.
You can't change the past, but you can ruin the present by worrying over the future.
Love...and you shall be loved.
God always gives His best to those who leave the choice with Him.
All people smile in the same language.
A hug is a great gift... one size fits all. It can be given for any occasion and it's easy to
Everyone needs to be loved... especially when they do not deserve it.
The real measure of a man's wealth is what he has invested in eternity.
Laughter is God's sunshine.
Everyone has beauty but not everyone sees it.
It's important for parents to live the same things they teach.
Thank God for what you have, TRUST GOD for what you need.

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If you fill your heart with regrets of yesterday and the worries of tomorrow, you have no
today to be thankful for.
Man looks at outward appearance but the Lord looks within.
The choice you make today will usually affect tomorrow. Take time to laugh, for it is the
music of the soul.
If anyone speaks badly of you, live so none will believe it. Patience is the ability to idle
your motor when you feel like stripping your gears.
Love is strengthened by working through conflicts together.
The best thing parents can do for their children is to love each other.
Harsh words break no bones but they do break hearts. To get out of a difficulty, one
usually must go through it. We take for granted the things that we should be giving
thanks for.
Love is the only thing that can be divided without being diminished.
Happiness is enhanced by others but does not depend upon others.
For every minute you are angry with someone, you lose 60 seconds of happiness that you
can never get back.
Do what you can, for who you can, with what you have, and where you are.
Manoj kulkarni ....

The man who goes alone can start today, but he who
travels with another must wait till that other is
--Henry David Thoreau

Stop worrying about the potholes in the road and enjoy

the journey.
--Babs Hoffman

The world is a book, and those who do not travel read

only a page.
--Augustine (354-430)

Man always travels along precipices... His truest

obligation is to keep his balance.
--Pope John Paul II

If you wish to travel far and fast, travel light. Take

off all your envies, jealousies, unforgiveness,
selfishness, and fears.
--Glenn Clark

so how were they? did u like them......if u've then plz reply bak.......

bye n have a nice weekend smile time.....

Here are the quotes of the day :

No problem is so formidable that you can't walk away from it.

-- Charles M. Schulz

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Scandal is gossip made tedious by morality.
-- Oscar Wilde, Lady Windermere's Fan, 1892, Act III

Money frees you from doing things you dislike. Since I dislike doing nearly
everything, money is handy.
-- Groucho Marx

Only exceptionally rational men can afford to be absurd.

-- Allan Goldfein

I once said cynically of a politician, 'He'll doublecross that bridge when

comes to it.'
-- Oscar Levant

mug kaay friends???? kase vaTale aajche quotes.......please send in your

KIND" replies....awaiting for the same

bye n hav a HUGE SMILE


be who you are and say what you want

because those who mind don't matter
and those who matter don't mind !!!

Guys are like dogs. They keep coming back. Ladies are like cats. Yell at a cat one
time...they're gone.
-- Lenny Bruce

One of the most difficult things in the world is to convince a woman that even a bargain
costs money.
-- Edgar Watson Howe

A true friend is one who overlooks your failures and tolerates your success!
-- Doug Larson

When I was a kid I used to pray every night for a new bike. Then I realised that The Lord
doesn't work that way, so I stole one and asked him to forgive me.
-- Erno Philips

I only go to work on days that don't end in a 'y'.

-- Robert Paul

We spend the first twelve months of our children's lives teaching them to walk and talk
and the next twelve telling them to sit down and shut up.
-- Phyllis Diller

Laughter is the closest distance between two people.

-- Victor Borge

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Start every day with a smile and get it over with.
-- W.C. Fields

Everything is funny as long as it is happening to somebody else.

-- Will Rogers

Always get married early in the morning. That way, if it doesn't work out, you haven't
wasted a whole day.
-- Mic k! ey Rooney

Women now have choices. They can be married, not married, have a job, not have a job,
be married with children, unmarried with children. Men have the same choice we've
always had: work or prison.
-- Tim Allen

I'm not afraid to die. I just don't want to be there when it happens.
-- Woody Allen

Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn't.
-- Erica Jong

Don't take life too seriously, you'll never get out of it alive.
-- Elbert Hubbard

Always and never are two words you should always remember never to use.
-- Wndell Johnson

In life, it's not who you know that's important, it's how your wife found out.
-- Joey Adams

I've been in love with the same woman for forty-one years. If my wife finds out, she'll kill
-- Henry Youngman

Have you noticed that all the people in favour of birth control are already born ?
-- Benny Hill

Marriage... A Man's Perspective!

I married Miss Right. I just didn't know her first name was... Always.
I haven't spoken to my wife for 18 months.
I don't like to interrupt.
Marriage is a 3-ring circus:
Engagement ring, wedding ring, suffering.
The last fight was my fault. My wife asked,
"What's on the TV?"
I said, "Dust!"

- 51 -
In the beginning, God created earth and rested.

Then God created man and rested. Then God created woman.
Since then, neither God nor man has rested.
Young Son: Is it true, Dad, I heard that in some parts of Africa a man
doesn't know his wife until he marries her?
Dad: That happens in every country, son.
A man inserted an 'ad' in the classified: "Wife wanted".
Next day he received a hundred letters.
They all said the same thing: "You can have mine."
The most effective way to remember your wife's birthday is to forget it
How do most men define marriage?
An expensive way to get laundry done for free.
Just think, if it weren't for marriage, men would go
through life thinking they had no faults at all.
If you want your wife to listen and pay undivided
attention to every word you say, talk in your sleep.
Then there was a man who said, "I never knew what real
happiness was until I got married; and then it was too
To all Married and Unmarried men..ladies with good sense of humor
can proceed but plz keep yor cool ..i never said all this ;-)
All about WIVES , a gud one...

My wife dresses to kill. She also cooks the same way.

Henny Youngman
My wife and I were happy for twenty years. Then we met.
Rodney Dangerfield
A good wife always forgives her husband when she's wrong.
Milton Berle
I was married by a judge. I should have asked for a jury.
George Burns
I bought my wife a new car. She called and said, "There was water in the carburetor."
I asked her , "Where's the car?" She replied, "In the lake."
Henny Youngman
Never go to bed mad. Stay up and fight.
Phyllis Diller

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The secret of a happy marriage remains a secret.
Henny Youngman
After a quarrel, a wife said to her husband, "You know, I was a fool when married you."
The husband replied, "Yes, dear, but I was in love and didn't notice."
When a man steals your wife, there is no better revenge than to let him keep her.
I haven't spoken to my wife in 18 m! onths – I don't like to interrupt her.
My girlfriend told me I should be more affectionate.
So I got myself two girlfriends.
A man said his credit card was stolen but he decided not to report
it since the thief was spending much less than his wife did.
Getting married is very much like going to a restaurant with friends. You order what you
want, then when you see what the other fellow has, You wish you had ordered that.
If you want your spouse to listen and pay strict attention to every word you say, talk in
your sleep.
I married Miss Right. I just didn't know her first name was Always.
It's not true that married men live longer than single men. It only seems longer.
Losing a wife can be very hard. In my case, it was almost impossible.
A man was complaining to a friend: "I had it all -money, a beautiful house, a big car, the
love of a beautiful woman and then,BAM!, it was all gone!"
"What happened?" asked his friend. "My wife found out..."
Just think, if it weren't for marriage, men would go through life thinking they had no
faults at all.
I think one of the greatest things about marriage is that as both husband and father, I
can say anything I want to around the house.
Of course, no one pays the least bit of attention.
A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend.
A successful woman is one who can find such a man.
A man meets a genie. The genie tells him he can ask for whatever he wants, But his
mother-in-law gets double of what he gets.
The man thinks for a moment and says, "Okay, give me a million dollars and beat me till
I'm half dead."
Men who have pierced ears are better prepared for marriage.
They've experienced pain and bought jewellery.

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How do most men define marriage?
An expensive way to get your laundry done free.
The most effective way to remember your wife's birthday is to forget it once.
Words to live by: Do not argue with a spouse who is packing your
First guy (proudly): "My wife's an angel!"
Second guy: "You're lucky, mine's still alive.


hey like this stuff , do send more like that


_Shravan wrote:

* Marriage is a relationship in which one person is always right and the other is husband
! *** (Good One)
* Regular naps prevent old age... especially if you take them while driving.
* I believe we should all pay our tax with a smile. I tried – but they wanted cash
* A child's greatest period of growth is the month after you've purchased new school
uniforms. ***** (Good One)
* Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired
* Marriage is give and take. You'd better give it to her or she'll take it anyway.
* My wife and I always compromise. I admit I'm wrong and she agrees with me
* Those who can't laugh at themselves leave the job to others.
* Saving is the best thing. Especially when your parents have done it for you.

• My insomnia is so bad, I can't even sleep on the job.
• People have one thing in common: they are all different.
• A bore is someone who deprives you of solitude without providing you with company.
• God is the one who pulls you from the wreckage of your own decisions.
• We come to love not by finding the perfect person but by learning to see an imperfect
person perfectly!
• Marriage is the triumph of imagination over intelligence. Second marriage is the
triumph of hope over experience.
• The probability of someone watching you is proportional to the stupidity of your action.
• Half the fun of being alive is not knowing what tomorrow will bring. The other half is
pretending you don't care.
• Be thankful to problems. If they were less difficult, someone with less ability might
have your job.
• Few women admit their age. Few men act theirs.

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• Experience is that marvelous thing that enables you to recognize a mistake when you
make it again.
• All things come to him who waits, but they come sooner if he goes out to see what's
• It is impossible to enjoy idling thoroughly unless one has plenty of work to do.
• I either want less corruption, or more chances to participate in it.
• A real friend isn't someone you use once and then throw away. A real friend is someone
you can use over and over again.
• No man is as clever as his mother thinks he is or as dumb as his mother-in-law thinks
he is.
• Flattery is hearing from others the things you have already thought about yourself.
• If you don't learn from your mistakes, there's no sense making them.
• Never make the same mistake twice... there are so many new ones to make !!!

Cheers !

Every man should get married some time; after all, happiness is not the
only thing in life!!
---Bachelors should be heavily taxed. It is not fair that some men should be
happier than others.
--Oscar Wilde
--Don't marry for money; you can borrow it cheaper.
--Scottish Proverb
---I don't worry about terrorism. I was married for two years.
--Sam Kinison
---A psychiatrist is a person who will give you expensive answers that your
wife will give you for free.
---Bachelors know more about women than married men; if they didn't, they'd be
married too.
--H. L. Mencken
---Men have a better time than women; for one thing, they marry later; for
another thing, they die earlier.
--H. L. Mencken
---"A man without a woman is like a fish without a bicycle."
- U2
Marriage is a three-ring circus:
--engagement ring
---wedding ring

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---When a newly married couple smiles, everyone knows why.
When a ten-year married couple smiles, everyone wonders why.
---Love is blind but marriage is an eye-opener.
---When a man opens the door of his car for his wife, you can be sure of one
thing: either the car is new or the wife.
--I take my wife everywhere, but she keeps finding her way back to home
--I asked my wife, "Where do you want to go for our anniversary?" She said,"
Somewhere I have never been!" I told her, "How about the kitchen?"
---We always hold hands. If I let go, she shops.
My wife was in beauty saloon for two hours. That was only for the estimate.
She got a mudpack and looked great for two days. Then the mud fell off.
---She ran after the garbage truck, yelling, "Am I too late for the garbage?"
Following her down the street I yelled, "No, jump in."
Badd Teddy recently explained to me why he refuses to get to married. He
says "the wedding rings look like minature handcuffs....."
If your dog is barking at the back door and your wife yelling at the
frontdoor, who do you let in first?
The Dog of course... at least he'll shut up after u let him in!

One Liners--->

I say no to drugs they just don't listen

A friend in need is a pest indeed.
Marriage is one of the chief causes of divorce.
Work is fine if it doesn't take too much of your time.
When everything comes in your way you're in the wrong lane.
The light at the end of the tunnel may be an incoming train.
Born free taxed to death.
Everyone has a photographic memory, some just don't have film.
Life is unsure; always eat your dessert first.
Smile, it makes people wonder what you are thinking.
If you keep your feet firmly on the ground, you'll

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have trouble putting on your pants.
It's not hard to meet expenses, they are everywhere.
I love being a writer... what I can't stand is the paperwork.
A printer consists of 3 main parts: the case, the
jammed paper tray and the blinking red light.
The hardest part of skating is the ice.
My phone number is 17. We got one of the early ones.
The guy who invented the first wheel was an idiot.
The guy who invented the other three, he was the genius.
The trouble with being punctual is that no one is
there to appreciate it.
In a country of free speech, why are there phone
If you tell a man there are 300 billion stars in the universe, he'll believe you. But if you
tell him a park bench has just been painted, he has to touch it to be sure.
I had a friend once. Then the rope broke and he got away.
If you cannot change your mind, are you sure you have one?
Beat the 5 O'clock rush, leave work at noon!
If you can't convince them, confuse them.
It's not the fall that kills you. It's the sudden stop at the end.
I couldn't repair your brakes, so I made your horn louder.
Hot glass looks same as cold glass. - Cunino's Law of Burnt Fingers
Never underestimate the power of very stupid people in large groups.
Cheers !

Put your hand on a hot stove for a minute, and it seems like an hour.
Sit with a pretty girl for an hour, and it seems like a minute.
THAT'S relativity.
Albert Einstein
The brain is a wonderful organ. It starts working the moment you get up
in the morning and does not stop until you get into the office.
- Robert Frost
The trouble with being punctual is that nobody's there to appreciate
- Franklin P. Jones
We must believe in luck. For how else can we explain the success of
those we don't like?
-Jean Cocturan
It's amazing that the amount of news that happens in the world everyday
always just exactly fits the newspaper.
- Jerry Seinfeld
It matters not whether you win or lose; what matters is whether I win
or lose.
- Darrin Weinberg

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Life is pleasant.
Death is peaceful.
It's the transition that's troublesome."
Help a man when he is in trouble and he will remember you when he is
in trouble again.
Complex problems have simple, easy to understand wrong answers.
It is not exactly cheating, I prefer to consider it creative problem solving.
Whoever said money can't buy happiness, didn't know where to shop.
Alcohol doesn't solve any problems, but then again, neither does milk.
Most people are only alive because it is illegal to shoot them.
Forgive your enemies but remember their names.
The number of people watching you is directly proportional to the
stupidity of your action.
Dont worry that the world ends today, its already tomorrow in Australia.

Anger is a condition in which the tongue works faster than the mind.
You can't change the past, but you can ruin the present by worrying over the future.
Love...and you shall be loved.
God always gives His best to those who leave the choice with Him.
All people smile in the same language.
Everyone needs to be loved... especially when they do not deserve it.
The real measure of a man's wealth is what he has invested in eternity.
Laughter is God's sunshine.
Everyone has beauty but not everyone sees it.
It's important for parents to live the same things they teach.
Thank God for what you have, TRUST GOD for what you need.
If you fill your heart with regrets of yesterday and the worries of tomorrow,
you have no today to be thankful for.
Man looks at outward appearance but the Lord looks within.
The choice you make today will usually affect tomorrow.
Take time to laugh, for it is the music of the soul.
Patience is the ability to idle your motor when you feel like stripping your gears.
Love is strengthened by working through conflicts together.

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Facts of Life

The two most common elements in the universe are hydrogen and stupidity.
If at first you don't succeed, skydiving is not for you.
Money can't buy happiness. But it sure makes misery easier to live with.
De ja Moo: The feeling that you've heard this bull before.
Psychiatrists say that 1 of 4 people are mentally ill. Check three. If they're
OK, you're it.
The trouble with doing something right the first time is that no one appreciates how
difficult it was.
Paul's Law: You can't fall off the floor.
The average woman would rather have beauty than brains, because the man can see
better than he can think.
Clothes maketh the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.
Vital papers will demonstrate their vitality by moving from where you left them
to where you can't find them.
Law of Probability Dispersal: Whatever it is that hits the fan will not be
evenly distributed.
Repairadox: The remarkable ability of your PC to repair itself just before the
technician arrives
With lots of love & best wishes,
- Mandar

When you love someone, I believe you should be unselfish enough to give them whatever
they want.

Hello Friends,
This is from Radhika Singbal on one of the Marathi Group. i found it interesting. Enjoy

Following is a Collection of famous quotes by Navjot Singh Sidhu

1. That ball went so high it could have got an air hostess down with it.

2. There is light at the end of the tunnel for India, but it's that of an incoming train which
will run them over.

3. Experience is like a comb that life gives you when you are bald.

4. This quote was made after Ganguly called Dravid for a run and midway sent him back
and Dravid was run out in the third test against the West Indies at Barbados."Ganguly
has thrown a drowning man both ends of the rope."

5. Sri Lankan score is running like an Indian taximeter.

6. Statistics are like miniskirts, they reveal more than what they hide.

7. Wickets are like wives - you never know which way they will turn!

8. He is like Indian three-wheeler, which will suck a lot of diesel but cannot go beyond

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9. The Indians are going to beat the Kiwis! Let me tell you, my friend that the Kiwi is the
only bird in the whole world, which does not have wings!

10. As uncomfortable as a bum on a porcupine.

11. The ball whizzes past like a bumble-bee and the Indians are in the sea.

12. The Indians are finding the gaps like a pin a haystack.

13. The pitch is as dead as a dodo.

14. Deep Dasgupta is as confused as a child is in a topless bar!

15. The way Indian wickets are falling reminds of the cycle stand at Rajendra Talkies in
Patiala one falls and everything else falls!

16. Indian team without Sachin is like giving Kiss without a Squeeze.

17. You cannot make Omelets without breaking the eggs.

18. Deep Dasgupta is not a Wicket Keeper, he is a goalkeeper. He must be given a free
transfer to Manchester United.

19. He will fight a rattlesnake and give it the first two bites too.

20. One, who doesn't throw the dice, can never expect to score a six.

21. This quote was made after Eddie Nichols, the third umpire, ruled Shivnarine
Chanderpaul 'NOT OUT' in the second test at Port of Spain T&T "Eddie Nichols is a man
who cannot find his own buttocks with his two hands."

22. Anybody can pilot a ship when the sea is calm.

23. Nobody travels on the road to success without a puncture or two.

24. You got to choose between tightening your belt or losing your pants.
25. The cat with gloves catches no mice.
26. Age has been perfect fire extinguisher for flaming youth.

27. You may have a heart of gold, but so does a hard-boiled egg.

28. He is like a one-legged man in a bum kicking competition.

29. The third umpires should be changed as often as nappies and for the same reason.
30. Kumble's bowling at the moment is flat as a Dosa.

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1. "As of tomorrow, employees will be able to access the building only with individual
security cards. Pictures will be taken next Wednesday and employees will receive their
cards in two weeks." (This was the winning quote from Fred
Dales, Microsoft Corp. in Redmond, WA.)
2. "What I need is an exact list of specific unknown problems we might encounter."
(Lykes Lines Shipping)
3. "E-mail is not to be used to pass on information or data. It should be used only for
company business." (Accounting manager, Electric Boat Company)
4. "This project is so important, we can't let things that are more important interfere
with it." (Advertising/Marketing manager, United Parcel Service)
5. "Doing it right is no excuse for not meeting the schedule." (Plant manager, Delco
6. "No one will believe you solved this problem in one day! We've been working on it for
months. Now, go act busy for a few weeks and I'll let you know when it's time to tell
them." (R&D supervisor, Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing/3M Corp.)
7. Quote from the Boss: "Teamwork is a lot of people doing what I say." (Marketing
executive, Citrix Corporation)
8. My sister passed away and her funeral was scheduled for Monday. When I told my
Boss, he said she died on purpose so that I would have to miss work on the busiest day of
the year. He then asked if we could change her burial to Friday.
He said, "That would be better for me." (Shipping executive, FTD Florists)
9. "We know that communication is a problem, but the company is not going to discuss it
with the employees." (Switching supervisor, AT&T long Lines Division)
10. One day my Boss asked me to submit a status report to him concerning a project I
was working on. I asked him if tomorrow would be soon enough. He said, "If I wanted it
tomorrow, I would have waited until tomorrow to ask for it!" (Hallmark Cards executive)

*Marathi.NET* Think. Think Hard. Think Ahead. Think Positive.*Marathi.NET*

Anyone who uses the phrase 'easy as taking candy from a baby' has never tried taking
candy from a baby.
-- Unknown*
We live in an age when pizza gets to your home before the police.
-- Jeff Marder
Human beings are seventy percent water, and with some the rest is collagen.
-- Martin Mull
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither
liberty nor safety.
-- Benjamin Franklin, Historical Review of Pennsylvania, 1759
hope u r liking this 'sadar'(quotes of the day).......hope 2 listen from u
bye n hav a hopeful smyle

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"If once a man indulges himself in murder, very soon he comes to think
little of robbing; and from robbing he next comes to drinking and
Sabbath-breaking, and from that to incivility and procrastination."
- Thomas De Quincey (1785 - 1859)
"Know your Limitations and be Content with them. Too much Ambition
results in Promotion to a job you can't do!"
- Anonymous

When I was born I was so surprised I didn't talk for a year and a half.
If your parents never had children, chances are you won't, either.
Join the army, see the world, meet interesting people, and kill them.
Until I was 13, I thought my name was 'Shut Up.'
Remember, today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday.
I'm not afraid to die. I just don't want to be there when it happens.
Always and never are two words you should always remember
never to use.
Is man one of God's blunders or is God one of man's blunders?
I've never been drunk, but often I've been over served.
I never drink anything stronger than gin before breakfast.
I'm on a whisky diet. I've lost three days already!
The road to success is always under construction.
With lots of love & best wishes,
- Mandar

When you love someone, I believe you should be unselfish enough to give them whatever
they want.
A compromise is the art of dividing a cake in such a way that everyone believes he has
the biggest piece.
-- Ludwig Erhard
Honesty is the best image.
-- Tom Wilson, Ziggy (comic)
Hollywood is a place where they'll pay you a thousand dollars for a kiss and fifty cents for
your soul.
-- Marilyn Monroe
It only takes 20 years for a liberal to become a conservative without changing a single
-- Robert Anton Wilson
hope u liked them.......
bye n hav a nyce smyling time

Those are my principles, and if you don't like them... well, I have others.
-- Groucho Marx
We don't know a millionth of one percent about anything.
-- Thomas A. Edison
Either I've been missing something or nothing has been going on.
-- Karen Elizabeth Gordon
We are more ready to try the untried when what we do is inconsequential. Hence the fact
that many inventions had their birth as toys.
-- Eric Hoffer

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The universe is a big place, perhaps the biggest.
-- Kilgore Trout, (Philip Jose Farmer), "Venus on the Half Shell"
Where facts are few, experts are many.
-- Donald R. Gannon
We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we
have already done.
-- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The one serious conviction that a man should have is that nothing is to be taken too
-- Nicholas Butler
i completely agree with da last
bye n hav a expressive smile

I don't want any yes-men around me. I want everybody to tell me the truth even if it costs
them their jobs.
-- Samuel Goldwyn
I'm not sure I want popular opinion on my side -- I've noticed those with the most
opinions often have the fewest facts.
-- Bethania McKenstry
Some editors are failed writers, but so are most writers.
-- T. S. Eliot
What we anticipate seldom occurs; what we least expected generally happens.
-- Benjamin Disraeli
bye n hav a happy n fresh smyle
*which started on guDhi paDwa n ends on monday

I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.

-- Mae West
What happens when the future has come and gone?
-- Robert Half
An intellectual is a person who has discovered something more interesting than sex.
-- Aldous Huxley
When a stupid man is doing something he is ashamed of, he always declares that it is his
-- George Bernard Shaw, Caesar and Cleopatra (1901)
bye n hav a nyce smyle

Anybody can win unless there happens to be a second entry.

-- George Ade
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
-- Aristotle
Lawyers spend a great deal of their time shoveling smoke.
-- Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
The cure for writer's cramp is writer's block.
-- Inigo DeLeon
bye n hav lakshaNiya smyle
*routines(jyanna samajley nahi tyanchyasathi)

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__/\__namaskaar 2 all............n ver happy shubh prabhat.............
as of last time no buk-buk(cuz of ekzams) n only quotes:
No problem is so formidable that you can't walk away from it.
-- Charles M. Schulz
Scandal is gossip made tedious by morality.
-- Oscar Wilde, Lady Windermere's Fan, 1892, Act III
Money frees you from doing things you dislike. Since I dislike doing nearly
everything, money is handy.
-- Groucho Marx
Americans are benevolently ignorant about Canada, while Canadians are
malevolently well informed about the United States.
-- J. Bartlett Brebner
Only exceptionally rational men can afford to be absurd.
-- Allan Goldfein
I once said cynically of a politician, 'He'll doublecross that bridge when he
comes to it.'
-- Oscar Levant
When I came back to Dublin I was courtmartialed in my absence and sentenced to
death in my absence, so I said they could shoot me in my absence.
-- Brendan Behan
The reason why worry kills more people than work is that more people worry than
-- Robert Frost
If at first you don't succeed, failure may be your style.
-- Quentin Crisp
Irrigation of the land with seawater desalinated by fusion power is ancient.
It's called 'rain'.
-- Michael McClary
The higher the buildings, the lower the morals.
-- Noel Coward
Joel: That's the movies, Ed. Try reality.
Ed: No thanks.
-- Ellen Herman, Northern Exposure, Only You, 1991
I don't necessarily agree with everything I say.
-- Marshall McLuhan
As an adolescent I aspired to lasting fame, I craved factual certainty, and I
thirsted for a meaningful vision of human life - so I became a scientist. This
is like becoming an archbishop so you can meet girls.
-- M. Cartmill
Science is nothing but trained and organized common sense, differing from the
latter only as a veteran may differ from a raw recruit: and its methods differ
from those of common sense only as far as the guardsman's cut and thrust differ
from the manner in which a savage wields his club.
-- Thomas H. Huxley
I am extraordinarily patient, provided I get my own way in the end.
-- Margaret Thatcher, in Observer April 4, 1989
The remarkable thing about Shakespeare is that he really is very good, in spite
of all the people who say he is very good.
-- Robert Graves

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My favorite thing about the Internet is that you get to go into the private
world of real creeps without having to smell them.
-- Penn Jillette, in a Compuserve chat
Acting is not being emotional, but being able to express emotion.
-- Kate Reid
Golf and sex are about the only things you can enjoy without being good at.
-- Jimmy Demaret
In this business you either sink or swim or you don't.
-- David Smith
Both the cockroach and the bird would get along very well without us, although
the cockroach would miss us most.
-- Joseph Wood Krutch
To do just the opposite is also a form of imitation.
-- Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
It is a great ability to be able to conceal one's ability.
-- Francois de La Rochefoucauld.
The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your
-- Lucille Ball
Oil prices have fallen lately. We include this news for the benefit of gas
stations, which otherwise wouldn't learn of it for six months.
-- Bill Tammeus, in Toronto's National Newspaper, 1991
An epigram often flashes light into regions where reason shines but dimly.
-- Edwin P. Whipple
Everybody believes in something and everybody, by virtue of the fact that they
believe in something, use that something to support their own existence.
-- Frank Zappa
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
-- Eleanor Roosevelt, 'This Is My Story,' 1937
Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
-- Albert Einstein
Blessed is the man who, having nothing to say, abstains from giving wordy
evidence of the fact.
-- George Eliot
I maintain there is much more wonder in science than in pseudoscience. And in
addition, to whatever measure this term has any meaning, science has the
additional virtue, and it is not an inconsiderable one, of being true.
-- Carl Sagan
Laugh and the world laughs with you, snore and you sleep alone.
-- Anthony Burgess
It is dangerous for a national candidate to say things that people might
-- Eugene McCarthy
We are bits of stellar matter that got cold by accident, bits of a star gone
-- Sir Arthur Eddington
Not to be absolutely certain is, I think, one of the essential things in rationality.
-- Bertrand Russell, "Am I An Atheist Or An Agnostic?", 1947

Oh, life is a glorious cycle of song,

A medley of extemporanea;

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And love is a thing that can never go wrong;
And I am Marie of Roumania.
-- Dorothy Parker, Not So Deep as a Well (1937), "Comment"
When I was kidnapped, my parents snapped into action. They rented out my room.
-- Woody Allen
Speak when you are angry--and you will make the best speech you'll ever regret.
-- Laurence J. Peter
The covers of this book are too far apart.
-- Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary
u might b thinking that why so many quotes..........but as u know i dont post daily here is
the quota.......did u liked them? i'll be happy to listen from U all........n will get a boost for
the exams...........
bye n have a instant smyle

Moderation is a fatal thing. . . . Nothing succeeds like excess.

Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
Woman begins by resisting a man's advances and ends by blocking his retreat.
Men always want to be a woman's first love. Women like to be a man's last romance.
The only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it.
Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go.
One should always play fairly when one has the winning cards.
Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months.
A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal.
A man can't be too careful in the choice of his enemies.
A pessimist is one who, when he has a choice of two evils, chooses both.
The cynic knows the price of everything and the value of nothing.
Bigamy is having one wife too many. Monogamy is the same.
Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes.
True friends stab you in the front.
The only thing to do with good advice is to pass it on. It is never any use to oneself.
I am not young enough to know everything.
I love acting. It is so much more real than life.
I sometimes think that God in creating man somewhat overestimated his ability.
In America, the President reigns for four years, and journalism governs for ever and
To lose one parent may be regarded as a misfortune... to lose both seems like
It is better to be beautiful than to be good. But it is better to be good than to be ugly.
The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.
One should never trust a woman who tells her real age. If she tells that, she'll tell
To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.
The play was a great success, but the audience was a disaster.
The public is wonderfully tolerant. It forgives everything except genius.
The well-bred contradict other people. The wise contradict themselves.

The brain is a wonderful organ. It starts working the moment you get up in
the morning and does not stop until you get into the office.
* Robert Frost

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The trouble with being punctual is that nobody's there to appreciate it.
* Franklin P. Jones

Put your hand on a hot stove for a minute, and it seems like an hour. Sit
with a pretty girl for an hour,and it seems like a minute. THAT'S
* Albert Einstein

We must believe in luck. For how else can we explain the success of those
we don't like?
* Jean Cocturan

It's amazing that the amount of news that happens in the world everyday
always just exactly fits the newspaper.
* Jerry Seinfeld

If it were not for Thomas Edison, we would all be watching television in

the dark.
* Michael Landon

Always and never are two words you should always remember never to use.
* Wendell Johnson

It matters not whether you win or lose; what matters is whether I win or
* Darrin Weinberg

Arguing with your Boss is like wrestling with a pig in the mud. After a
while you realize that while you are getting dirty, the pig is actually
enjoying it...!

People get attached to the *sources* of their miseries - that's why most of
the marriages work.
- E. W. Dijkstra, on why programmers don't like
source code verification

Rahul Vaidya

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MdN Poems Archives

If Prashant Ranade
Slow Dance Yogesh
My Love
Hindunchya Hindusthanat Anirudha/Sandeep
College Ke Din
May Our Friendship Manasee Chandorkar
Engineers Valentine Poem Rahul Patil
Bag Of Cookies
Ya Pori Bhaktyach Senti Maaartat Anup Gongle
Koni Ek Laajraan Sajri Neeel
Have U Ever Given A Thought
The Secret
Went To A Party Mum
Station Pe
My Thoughts
Faqt Tuzyasathi
Parat Ekdaa
The Train Of Life
Come Back Anagha Joshi
Group Me Naya Subject Aaya Maitri
Chaandanya Raatri
Khwaab Maitri
Apun Ke Zindagi Mein Nimish Goray
He Diwas Phulaayche Chetan Deshpande
A Friend Apeksha Bhargav
Mum's Love
A Diff Proposal Sumod
Sukha Aani Dukha Tushar Joshi
Kaam Jara Jaast Aahe Pankaj Bonde
Flowers Birds U And Me Tushar Joshi
Do It Now Tushar Joshi
Tuze Swapne Baghtana Anant Spare
Mhanun Mee Kunala Mail Karat Naahi Sachin
Ek Trainee Tha Ashish

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If my body could fly as high

as you make my spirit soar,
my feet would be miles and miles away
From ever landing on the floor.

If my mind could see in you

the same thingsmy heart has seen,
you would look exactly the same
as you have always been.

If my love for you Could be any more real

Than it already is,
Then nothing else could be real
Because it would be The only thing that would exist.

If my arms could hold you as often

as they wished,
they'd be mended together
around you,
No need for fingertips.

If my eyes could only see you

Every time > they were open,
I would leave > them open all the time.

If my dreams > didn't have you in them,

they'd be nightmares instead,
but my dreams
> Is nothing short of fantasies,
> you're in every one of them.

> If I didn't have you,

> this poem never would have
> been able to begin,
> and without a beginning,
> I could never make
> this poem have an end

-Prashant ranade

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Have you ever watched kids

On a merry-go-round?
Or listened to the rain
Slapping on the ground?
Ever followed a butterfly's erratic flight?
Or gazed at the sun into the fading night?
You better slow down.
Don't dance so fast.
Time is short.
The music won't last.

Do you run through each day

On the fly?
When you ask "How are you?"
Do you hear the reply?
When the day is done
Do you lie in your bed
With the next hundred chores
Running through your head?
You'd better slow down
Don't dance so fast.
Time is short.
The music won't last.

Ever told your child,

We'll do it tomorrow?
And in your haste,
Not see his sorrow?
Ever lost touch,
Let a good friendship die
Cause you never had time
To call and say "Hi"?
You'd better slow down.
Don't dance so fast.
Time is short.
The music won't last.

When you run so fast to get somewhere

You miss half the fun of getting there.
When you worry and hurry through your day,
It is like an unopened gift....
Thrown away.
Life is not a race.
Do take it slower
Hear the music
Before the song is over.
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The Birds that never sung...
The Flowers that never bloomed...
The Rains that never showered...
The Wind that never blow...

To those forgotten dreams..

To those unseen tears...
To those lonely walks...
To those silent talks...

If the Oceans can tell the depth of love..

If the Mountains can speak the heights of desire..
If the Rivers can share the secrets of a search...
And If the Sky can exhibit the reach of a heart..

My love...
None of these could possibly tell you
The pain that struck my heart
When I knew
That your sister was more beautiful than you.

<<<<< >>>>>

Hindunchya Hindustanat
Hindu Rashtrala manyata nahi ||
Kay sangu deva tula?
Ramachya mandirala ithe jaga nahi ||

Divasatun 5 vela Ithe

mashidinche Bhonge vajtat ||
Maha Aratisathi matra
Polisanchi paravangi magataat ||

PantaPradhananchya gadyanchya kafilyat

Chukun jari koni shirala Tar aatak tyala Karataat ||
5-5 Niraparadhyanna Bedakarpane Chirdanarya
Khanala matraa ithe jaminavaar Sodataat ||

4-4 Pakistani Atankavadi yeun

sansadevaar Halla Kartaat ||
Togadiyachya Pravinla matra
Jatiyavadi mhanatat ||

Samanya nagrikala ithe

nokari milat nahi ||
Italichya bayela matra
Pantapradhan Padala Na Nahi !!

Written And Published By Anirudha


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yeh degree bhi lelo ye naukari bhi lelo

Bhale Chheen lo mujhse US ka Visa
magar mujhko lauta do college ki canteen
vo kam chaay ka pani vo teeKha samosaa
college ki canteen me hum sab the raja,

vo chaayvaalaa jise saare kehte the Khawja

vo Kahwja ke hathon ki 'bi2' chaay meethee
vo chupkese journal mein bheji hui chitthi
vo padhtehi chiththi uska tilmilaanaa
vo chehre ki laali vo aankhon ka gussaa...

kadi dhoop mein apne ghar se nikalnaa

vo project ki Khatir shahar bhar bhataknaa
vo lecture mein doston ki proxy lagaanaa
vo sar ko chidhanaa ,vo aeroplane udaanaa
vo submission ki raton ko jagnaa jagaanaa
vo orals ki khahani vo Lab-on ka kissaa....

bimaari ka detention ke time bahanaa

vo doosron ke assignments ko apnaa banaanaa
vo seminar ke din pairoka chhatpatanaa
vo workshop mein din raat pasinaa bahanaa
vo exam ke din ka bechain maahaul

par vo maa ka vishvas Teachar ka Bharosaa

colleg ki wo lambisi raatein
vo doston se thele pe pyaari si baatein
vo gathering ke din ka ladnaa Jhagadnaa

vo ladkiyon ka yuhin hamesha akadnaa

bhulaaye nahin bhool sakta hai koi
jivan ka ek atoot hissaa...
vo college ki yaaden, vo college ke din
koi to louta de mere college ke din........

<<<<< >>>>>

From: manasee chandorkar

Subject: hope u like this poem

May our friendship last forever;

May I sail upon your sea.
May we go through life together;
May there always be a "we."

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May I be your endless sky;
May you breathe my gentle air.
May you never wonder why
Each time you look for me, I'm there.?
May we be for each a smile
Like the warm, life-giving sun;
Yet when we're in pain awhile,
May our suffering be one.

May we share our special days,

The happiness of one for two;
And if we must go separate ways,
Let my love remain with you.

Manasee Chandorkar
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take,
but by the moments that take our breath away.

<<<<< >>>>>

From: rahul patil <

Date: Thu Jun 19, 2003 7:18 pm
Subject: Fwd: An Engg's Poem


I was alone and all was dark
Beneath me and above
My life was full of volts and amps
But not the spark of love
But now that your are here with me
My heart is overjoyed
You turn the square of my heart
Into a sinusoid
You load things from my memory
Onto my system's bus
My life was once assembly code
Now it's C++
I love the way you solder things
My circuits you can fix
The voltage across your diode is
much more than just point six
With your amps and resistors
You have built my integrator
I cannot survive without you
You are my function generator
You have charged my life, increased my gain
And made my maths discreet
And now I'll end my poem here
Control, Alt, and Delete

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The woman arrived

> At an airport one night
> With several long hours
> Before her flight.
> She hunted for a book
> In the airport shop,
> Bought a bag of cookies
> And found a place to drop.
> She was engrossed in her book
> But happened to see,
> That the man sitting beside her,
> As bold as could be,
> Grabbed a cookie or two
> From the bag in between,
> Which she tried to ignore
> To avoid a scene.
> So she munched the cookies
> And watched the clock,
> As the gutsy cookie thief
> Diminished her stock.
> She was getting more irritated
> As the minutes ticked by,
> Thinking, "If I wasn't so nice,
> I would blacken his eye."
> With each cookie she took,
> He took one too,
> When only one was left,
> She wondered what he would do.
> With a smile on his face,
> And a nervous laugh,
> He took the last cookie
> And broke it in half.
> He offered her half,
> As he ate the other,
> She snatched it from him
> And thought... ooh, brother!
> This guy has some nerve
> And he's also rude,
> Why he didn't even show
> Any gratitude!

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> She had never known
> When she had been so galled,
> And sighed with relief
> When her flight was called.
> She gathered her belongings
> And headed to the gate,
> Refusing to look back
> At the thieving ingrate.
> She boarded the plane,
> And sank in her seat,
> Then she sought her book,
> Which was almost complete.
> As she reached in her baggage,
> She gasped with surprise,
> There was her bag of cookies,
> In front of her eyes.
> If mine are here,
> She moaned in despair,
> The others were his,
> And he tried to share.
> Too late to apologize,
> She realized with grief,
> That she was the rude one,
> The ingrate, the thief!
<<<<< >>>>>

From: "anupgongle"
Date: Sat Mar 20, 2004 10:07 am
Subject: yaa pori Bhalatach Senti maarataat
Kaay Saangoo Raavt tumhaalaa
Aapalaa "Locha" karoon jaataat
Velevar mail naahi lihili kii Hamakhaas Tipe gaalataat
Samajoot ghaalaaylaa gelyaavar Raagaavoon rusoon basataat
Kadhii itaka shahaanyaasaarkha Tar kadhi vedyaasarkhaa vagataat
Aayalaa yaa pori Bhalatach Senti maarataat

Phone kela ki saarkaha Bol na bol na mhanataat

Bolaaylaa suruwaat keli ki Phone Theoo ka? vichaarat
Bolaaychach nasataa yanna Tar Phone kar ka mhanataat?
Aayalaa yaa pori Bhalatach Senti maarataat

Dolyaalaa dola bhidavalaa ki Laazoon khaali baghataat

Ikade tikade baghitlyaavar Maajhyaa kade bagh na mhantaat
Vanawaa shejaari asoon sudhha Itkyaa thand kashaa rahaataat?
Aayalaa yaa pori Bhalatach Senti maarataat

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Aayushya khoop chota aahe Asa mhanat rahaataat
Lavkar lagna karoo Asa hatt karat rahataat
Haataat haat dyaayla Maatra kaa-koo karataat
Aayalaa yaa pori Bhalatach Senti maarataat

Mag hahachyaa rangit paanyaat Hyaanche anek chehare disataat

Jaast nako pioos mhanoon Dole dekheel vataartaat
Vataarlelyaa dolyaankade paahoon Peg var peg potaat jaataat
Aayalaa yaa pori Bhalatach Senti maarataat
kaay Saangoo Raav tumhaalaa aapalaa "Locha" karoon jaataat

Hope u all liked this 1.

<<<<< >>>>>

Courtesy: NeeeeeeL

> > Koni ek lajari sajari...

> > Basel ka bike chya backseat vari??
> > College madhe hoto...
> > Jenva amhi sare ...
> > Vatat ase kontihi gori...
> > Hoil tumchya var fida khari..
> > Tila firval jar bike vari!
> > Amhalahi mag jenva milali nokari...
> > Tabadtob Bike ghetli navi kori!
> > Ata tari....
> > Koni ek lajari sajari...
> > Basel ka bike chya backseat vari??
> > Somvari ani Guruvari..
> > Aste ubhi ti Bus-stop vari!
> > Tila tithe baghun chori chori...
> > Urat uthate ajab shirshiri!
> > Manachi chadfad hote khari..
> > Lift jari amhi deu keli tari..
> > Ti mhante "bus yeil dusari"!
> > chya mari ...
> > Koni ek lajari sajari...
> > Basel ka bike chya backseat vari??
> > Olya chimba shravan sari..
> > Barobar ahe ti sundari!
> > Doke tekun tichya mandivari...

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> > Jato baryachda mi swpananchya nagari!
> > Apeksha sangto tumhas kharikhuri..
> > Nahi pahije amhas koni aflatun pari...
> > pan tarihi..
> > Koni ek lajari sajari...
> > Basel ka bike chya backseat vari??

> > Bhunge firat astat fulanbhovati..

> > Fule tyachi parva karat nastat..
> > Fulpakharu zalya kherij...
> > Fule apli kadhi hoat nastat!
> > Hich tar ahe baba...
> > premachi reet nyari..
> > Koni ek lajari sajari...
> > Basel ka bike chya backseat vari??
<<<<< >>>>>

Have You Ever Given A THOUGHT

What Life Has Become All ABOUT
Our WINDOWS Open On The Face Of GATES
When It ShouldBe Our LIFE-MATES

We Play Around With MOUSE

When It Should Be Our SPOUSE
Always Our Hands Are On The KEYS
When It Should Be On Our 'WOULD-BEes'
How Long Can You Go On CODING
When You Should Be At Ooty BOATING
Hey You Robots Running After CAREER
Listen To This Carefully DEAR

Life Is Not Just COBOL,

Life Is Not Just C-PLUS-PLUS
Life Is Not Just DEBUGGING
It Is Also HUGGING.....

SO Once In A While Think TWICE

Life Will Be So NICE
If One Gets Out Of 'if-then-else' & "While Loop! s'
And Goes Out With Friends For Dates, FRUIT-SALADS &
C'mon End This Life Of ROBOTISM

C'MON All The S/w Romeos (And Juliets)

Lets Take A VowAll Boring
And Seeds Of LOVE And CARE Shall We Sow

- 77 -
<<<<< >>>>>
The Secret
> One day, one friend asked another,
> "How is it that you are always so happy?
> You have so much energy,
> and you never seem to get down."

> With her eyes smiling, she said,

> "I know the Secret!"
> "What secret is that?"
> To which she replied,
> "I'll tell you all about it,
> but you have to promise to
> share the Secret with others."

> "The Secret is this:

> I have learned there is little I can do
> in my life that will make me truly happy.
> I must depend on God to make
> me happy and to meet my needs.
> When a need arises in my life,
> I have to trust God to supply
> according to HIS riches.
> I have learned most of the time
> I don't need half of what I think I do.
> He has never let me down.
> Since I learned that 'Secret', I am happy."

> The questioner's first thought was,

> "That's too simple!"
> But upon reflecting over her own life
> she recalled how she thought a bigger house
> would make her happy, but it didn't!
> She thought a better paying job
> would make her happy, but it hadn't.
> When did she realize her greatest happiness?
> Sitting on the floor with her grandchildren,
> playing games, eating pizza or reading a story,
> a simple gift from God.

> Now you know it too!

> We can't depend on people to make us happy.
> Only GOD in His infinite wisdom can do that.
> Trust HIM!
> That GOD in His wisdom will take care of YOU!
> But it's not really a secret...
> We just have to believe it and do it...
> Really trust God!

<<<<< >>>>>

- 78 -

I went to a party,
And remembered what you said.
You told me not to drink, Mom
So I had a sprite instead.

I felt proud of myself,

The way you said I would,
That I didn't drink and drive,
Though some friends said I should.

I made a healthy choice,

And your advice to me was right,
The party finally ended,
And the kids drove out of sight.

I got into my car,

Sure to get home in one piece,
I never knew what was coming,
Mom Something I expected least.
Now I'm lying on the pavement,

And I hear the policeman say,

The kid that caused this wreck was drunk,
Mom, his voice seems far

My own blood's all around me,

As I try hard not to cry.
I can hear the paramedic say,
This girl is going to die.

I'm sure the guy had no idea,

While he was flying high,
! Because he chose to drink and drive,
Now I would have to die.

So why do people do it, Mom

Knowing that it ruins lives?
And now the pain is cutting me,
Like a hundred stabbing knives.

Tell sister not to be afraid, Mom

Tell daddy to be brave,
And when I go to heaven,
Put "Daddy's Girl" on my grave.

- 79 -
Someone should have taught him,
That it's wrong to drink and drive.
Maybe if his parents had,
I'd still be alive.

My breath is getting shorter, Mom

I'm getting really scared.
These are my final moments,
And I'm so unprepared.

I wish that you could hold me Mom,

As I lie here and die.
I wish that I could say, "I love you, Mom!"
So I love you and good-bye.

<<<<< >>>>>

Station pe ek coolie se bahar jane ka rasta pooncha,

Coolie ne kaha "bahar jaake poocho."

Maine khud hi rasta doondh liya,

Bahar jaake taxiwale se pooncha,
"bhai saab Aagre ka kitna loge?"
jawab mila, "bechna nahi hai.."

taxi chod, maine bus pakad li,

conductor se pooncha, "ji. kya mein cigarette pi sakta hoon?"
wo gurrra kar bola, "hargiz nahi, yaha cigarette pina mana hai."
Maine kaha, "par wo janab to pi rahe hai!"
Phir se gurrrraya, " usne mujhse pooncha nahi hai."

Aagre pahucha, hotel gaya.

Manager se kaha, " mujhe room chahiye, satve manzil pe."
Manager ne kaha, "rahane ke liye ya koodne ke liye?"
Room pahucha, waiter se kaha, "ek paani ka gilas milega."!
Usne jawab diya, " nahi sahab, yaha to saare kanch ke milte hai."

Hotel se nikla dost ke ghar jaane ke liye,

Raste me ek sahab se pooncha, "janab,
ye sadak kaha ko jaati hai?"
Janab hans kar bole, " peechle bees saal se dekh
rahan hoon, yahi padi hai....kahin nahin jaati"

Dost ke ghar pahucha, to mujhe dekhte hi chownk pada

Usne poocha, "kaise aana hua?"
Ab tak to mujhe bhi aadat pad gayi thi,
Maine bhi jawab diya, "Train se.."

- 80 -
Meri aaobhagat karne ke liye dost ne apni biwi se kaha,
"areeee sunti ho... mera dost pehli baar ghar aaya hai, uuse kuch

taja khilao.." sunte hi bhabhiji ne ghar ki sari

khidkiya aur darwaje khol diye.
Kaha, "taji hawa kha lijiye."

Dost ne phir se badi pyar se biwi se kaha,

"areeee sunti ho.! ..inhe jara apna chalis saal
purana aachar to dikhana."
Bhabiji ek batli me rakha aachar le aayi,
Maine bhi apnapan dikhate hue bhabiji se kaha,
"bhabhiji, aachar sirf dikhayengi, chakhayengi nahi....?"
Bhabiji ne taak jawab diya,
"yuhi agar sab ko chakhati to aachar chalis saal
purana kaise hota..?"

Thodi der baad dekha, bhabiji apne grandson ko soola rahi thi,
Saath me lori bhi ga rahi thi, "diploma so ja, diploma so ja."
Lori soon mein hairan hua aur dost se poocha,
"yaar ye diploma kya hai?"
Dost ne jawab diya, "mere grandson ka naam,
Beti bambai gayi thi, diploma lene ke liye aur saath mein ise le

isiliye hamne iska naam diploma rakh diya."

Phir maine pooncha, "aajkal tumhari beti kya kar rahi hai?"
Dost ne jawab diya, "bambai gayi! hai, degree lene ke liye....."

<<<<< >>>>>

~~My Thoughts~~

As I grow older
I see things in a different light
For reasons only I know
Life and the world around me
Becomes so much more important

A beautiful sunrise or sunset

The soothing sound of rain falling on a tin roof
A soft breeze whispering against my face
The sweet melody of birds singing in the trees.

- 81 -
In times of uncertainty
I hardly know what to do
It's acrimonious to seek words
That is understanding and logical.

So, I stumble along grasping

At an element to guide me and help me understand
Can I ever be carefree again
As I was when I was young and vulnerable.

Ready to challenge the world

Giving and receiving freely with so much love
Can there ever be that feeling
of safety and contentment
Ready to challenge the world.

I think not as I ponder in thought

I think not.....
<<<<< >>>>>


me maazaa , maazyaa aathavanisaathi ,

maazi maifil, fakt tuzyaasathi,
maaze waagane, hote maazyasaathi,
tyaatil khushi, fakt tuzyasaathi.

kelaa hota, attahaas maazyasaathi,

pairavi hoti, fakt tuzyasaathi,
tuze vishwa, hote tuzyaasaathi,
maazi upasthiti ,fakt tuzyaasaathi

kadaachit swair ,waatalo maazyaasaathi,

swair waatanehi,fakt tuzyaasaathi,
gairsamaj nasaavaa,to maazyaasaathi,
maaze waagane ,fakt tuzyaasaathi,

maitrit rusave fugave asaave,

bhandan tante sarv asaave,
tyaat duraave matra nasaave,
samaj aani gairsamaj nasaave,

- 82 -
<<<<< >>>>>


parat ekadaaa ,maazyaakade pahaa,

tyaat disel, puraanaa jahaan ,
hote sarv, kaahi chhan ,
tyaat navti, kaahi ghan,

parat ekadaa , ek daav ,

maitrichaa aapan ,gheu thaav,
nako ghalu ,asaa ghaav,
badnaam hoil,maaze naav,

sarva kaahi, samajle aahe,

tulaa samjun , ghetale aahe,
te tuzyaasaathi, maazyaasaathi aahe,
maaze mepan, gele aahe,

navi duniyaa, navaa itihaas,

parat ekada, navaa dhyaas,
karu milun ,navaa abhyaas,
navi gati, navaa nyaas,

parat ase ,honaar naahi,

tuza vishwas,halnaar naahi,
katti kadhi ,honaar naahi,
dostit gairsamaj , asanaar naahi,

chal mag jivan margi laavnyaasaathi parat ekadaa,,,,,,,,,


<<<<< >>>>>
The Train of Life

Some folks ride the train of life

Looking out the rear,
Watching miles of life roll by,
And marking every year.

They sit in sad remembrance,

Of wasted days gone by,
And curse their life for what it was,
And hang their head and cry.

- 83 -
But I don't concern myself with that,
I took a different vent,
I look forward to what life holds,
And not what has been spent.

So strap me to the engine,

As securely as I can be,
I want to be out on the front,
To see what I can see.

I want to feel the winds of change,

Blowing in my face,
I want to see what life unfolds,
As I move from place to place.

I want to see what's coming up,

Not looking at the past,
Life's too short for yesterdays,
It moves along too fast.

So if the ride gets bumpy,

While you are looking back,
Go up front, and you may find,
Your life has jumped the track.

It's all right to remember,

That's part of history,
But up front's where it's happening,
There's so much mystery.

The enjoyment of living,

Is not where we have been,
It's looking ever forward,
To another year and ten.

It's searching all the byways,

Never should you refrain,
For if you want to live your life,
You gotta drive the train.

<<<<< >>>>>

- 84 -
Dear Gautam,
Saprem Namaskar,
Here is a nice poem for you. Hope you will like it.
Anagha Joshi

Come Back

I miss you, dear freind,

When you were within my reach,
I failed to hold on to you.
I took you for granted
as a tool to get what I wanted.
I have hurt you.
I made you cry
with my words so sharp like a sword,
That tore your heart
But you were ready to forgive me,
and go on, as if nothing has happened.
Now that you are miles away,
I realize your true worth.
My heart yearns for you.
I just wanted to see you once,
to hear your voice just once.
to know that someone cares for me,
more than himself
Plwase come back
and give ma a chance to win you back.



MAG KAAY............

- 85 -

<<<<< >>>>>

chaandanyaa raatri bhutakaalaat ramtaanaa,

sakaalchaa kawadasaa aangaavar ghetaanaa ,
...bagh aathavan yete kaa....

nashtyaachyaa teblaawar shaabu khichadi khaataanaa,

chahaacha ek haluwaar sip ghetaanaa,
...bagh aathavan yete kaa....

kaamaalaa jaanyaasaathi baaher padtaanaa ,

rastyaat kaahi prasang ghadtaanaa,
..bagh aathavan yete kaa.....

key board war bote chaalavtaanaa,

haluwaar mouse scrol kartaanaa,
..bagh aathavan yete kaa....

lunch chyaa weli comment kartaanaa,

paani ghet phone receive kartaanaa,
..bagh aathavan yete kaa....

busy kaamaachaa schedule follow kartaanaa,

kaamche oze kami karnyaasaathi hastaanaa,
...bagh aathavan yete kaa...

tea break madhe chahaa ghetaanaa,

wadaa paav chaa bite ghetaanaa,
..bagh aathavan yete kaa..

ghari jaanyaa aadhi mail check kartaanaa,

adalelyaa prashnaache uttare shodhataanaa ,
..bagh aathavan yete kaa....

kaaraan ......

<<<<< >>>>>

- 86 -
Sagalich swapna nastaat
kharii honyasathii
Pan maansaanna tyanchii garaj aste
Aayushya Jaganyaasathii

----- Original Message -----

From: "maitri_2005" <>
To: <>
Sent: Monday, February 07, 2005 7:07 PM
Subject: <Marathi.NET> khwaab

khwaab jindagi ke sajaate gaye...

> jaalim jamaane ko thukaraate gaye...
> khwaab men tammanaa pane ke liye...
> nind ko hi haraam karate gaye....

<<<<< >>>>>

Company mein project ke naam pe time paas karne ke baad maine ek poem likhne ka
socela hai. I might be a bad poet/shayar, magar kindly adjust. Ye poen likhne ko bhi solid
inspirationmlagta hai, aai shappath bolta ahi tumko. Poem is as follows:
Apun ke life mein tension hi tension,
Ladki log naam karte hi mention.
Jab bhi apun ne line hai daali,
Saala apun ki kismat har wakaat khalee.
Apun bahut try karta hai - but.................
Saala hota hai mera hamesha POPAT!
Primary mein ek ladki ne, kiya tha mushkil jeena,
naam that uska dil par, naam that uska "sheena",
Roj usko dekhta tha, uskohi follow karta tha,
Sollid line marta tha, magar kehne se darta tha.
Uske waaste apun ne bheja Pappu ke saath sandesa,
Bola mere dil ki baat sun, bana de mereko tu apnasaa,
Ladki jo chillayee re, aa gaya PT master,
Mereko ulta latkaaya, baapre...pichwade pe maara duster.
Apun bahut try karta hai - but.................
Saala hota hai mera hamesha POPAT!
Secondary mein ek ladki ne kiya thee mushkil life,
naam tha uska "julie", socha banaoonga use apnee wife,
Roj usko dekhta tha, uskohi follow karta tha,
Sollid line marta tha, magar kehne se darta tha.
Uske waaste apun ne bheja Pappu ke saath citthi,
Bola mere dil ki baat sun, tu lagtee hai mere ko meethi,
Ladki jo chillayee re, pakad ne aaya gurkha,
Yaar headmaster ne bola "Chal ban ja tu ab Murga".
Apun bahut try karta hai - but.................
Saala hota hai mera hamesha POPAT!
Junior college mein ek ladki ne, chura liya mera mann,

- 87 -
naame tha uska "sania", bola yeich banegi meree begum.
Roj usko dekhta tha, uskohi follow karta tha,
Sollid line marta tha, magar kehne se darta tha.
Uske waaste apun ne bheja Pappu ke saath kitaab,
Likha tha usme "mere dil ki baat sun, bol de 'I love you Janab'",
"Alla hoo abkar" chillayee, usne machaya halla,
mere pe tool pada, poora muslalmanon ka muhalla.
Apun bahut try karta hai - but.................
Saala hota hai mera hamesha POPAT!
Degree College mein ek ladki ne udaya mera bheja,
Kya item thi yaar, naam tha "Nikki Raheja",
Roj usko dekhta tha, uskohi follow karta tha,
Sollid line marta tha, magar kehne se darta tha.
Uske waaste apun ne bheja Pappu ke saath gulab,
Are use Pappu hi pasand aa gaya, toot gaye mere khwaab,
Ladki pataate pataate, nikale mere jawani ke saal,
Dukhne lage mere haath pao, ud gave saare baal,
Apun bahut try karta hai - but.................
Saala hota hai mera hamesha POPAT!
Saale Pappu ne kaha,
Abe aasmanee kabootar, jameen pe aaja Jhatpat!!!!!!
To samajhne ka, kabhee haarne ka nahee, ladkiya local trin train jaisee hoti hai, ek gayee
to doosree aati hai. Apan currently company mein teer chod rela hai, nishana lagega to
bol dega, kya samjaha?
Nimish V. Goray,
Software Engineer,

Dear Marathi.NET Friends,

We are so unique in creation. Then we create perceptions and prejudices. But truly we are
beautiful in a unique way. Sending you a song, a poem I found on internet, on a very creative site

Every day is so wonderful, then suddenly,

It's hard to breathe
Now and then, I get insecure from all the pain
I'm so ashamed
I am beautiful no matter what they say
Words can't bring me down
I am beautiful in every single way
Yes, words can't bring me down, oh no
So, don't you bring me down today
To all your friends, you're delirious
So consumed in all your doom
Trying hard to fill the emptiness, the pieces gone,
Left the puzzle undone, is that the way it is?
You are beautiful no matter what they say
Words can't bring you down, oh no
'Cause you are beautiful in every single way
Yes, words can't bring you down, oh no
So, don't you bring me down today
No matter what we do
No matter what we say
We're the song inside the tune
Full of beautiful mistakes

- 88 -
And everywhere we go,
The sun will always shine
And tomorrow we might
Awake on the other side
'Cause we are beautiful no matter what they say
Yes, words won't bring us down, no no
We are beautiful in every single way
Yes, words can't bring us down, oh no
So, don't you bring me down today
Don't you bring me down today
Don't you bring me down today

(by Christina Aguilera)

(When you think more and more personal, it becomes more and more universal – cherished lines)

Tushar Joshi

reena patil <> wrote:

sahi hai bhidu ekdam 'Bambaiya Hindi'
mai bol rahi hu tera mail apunko pasand aagaya bhidu isliye usme thoda
smiley dal ke tero ko return kar rahi hu samjeke leneka bhidu
Dear Friends, This is Mumbai.
A CITY where everything is possible
Especially the impossible.
Where lovers first love and then marry,
Where there is place for every Tom,Dick and Harry
Where telephone bills make a person ill,
Where a person cannot sleep without a pill.
Where carbon dioxide is more than oxygen,
Where the road is considered to be a dustbin,
Where college canteens are full and classes empty,
Where Adam teasing is also making an entry,
Where a cycle reaches faster than a car,
Where everyone thinks himself to be a star,
Where sky scrapers overlook the slum,
Where houses collapse as the monoon comes,
Where people first act and then think,
Where there is more water in the pen than ink,
Where the roads see-saw in monsoon,
Where the beggars become rich soon,
Where the roads are levelled when the minister arrives,

Where college admission means hard cash,

Where cement is frequently mixed with ash.
This is Mumbai my dear,

- 89 -
But don't fear, just cheer,
Come to Mumbai every year !

Woh elco ki pani puri,

woh chowpatty ki chaat,
Woh Naturals ki ice cream,
Wah usme thi kuch baat.
Woh tiwari ki mithai,
woh raste ka dosa,
Woh shivsagar ki pav bhaji
aur Guru Kripa ka samosa.
Woh local train ka 'suffer',
woh juhu beach ki hawa,
woh chowpatty ke tange
aur joggers park ka sama.
Woh december ki zara si sardi,
woh baarishon ke mahine,
Woh garmi ki chuttiyan,
jab chuthe the paseene.
Woh holi ki masti,
woh navratri ka garba,
Woh divali ke patakhe
aur ganpati ka shor o sharaba.
Woh peak hours ki traffic,
woh BEST ki rush,
Woh tadapti garmi mien,
Snowmans ka ek kala khatta slush.
Woh Juhu beach,
Woh samunder ki lahere,
Woh dubte surajka nazaara,
Wah uska kyaa kehnaa.
Woh Sterlingka popcorn, aur Cotton World mei shopping.
Woh fashion Street ka nazaara,
aur Nariman Points ki buldinge,
Woh cinemaki queue,
Woh black ki tickets,
Woh Shivaji Parkka maidaan,
jahaan practice karte hai cricketers,
Itni cheezen kehneke baad
aur kitni karoo mei baatei,
Ye shehar hai aapka apnaa,
Jiskaa naam hai MUMBAI !!!!

- 90 -
From: chetan deshpande Subject: Re: <Marathi.NET> pahali chitti group ke naam
You are simply great poet.Very simple words but beatifully phrased.
Kahi kadave add karat ahe

He divas phulvayche hasun gaun

Mitra maitrinina sangatit geun
Tithe pravas suru hoto maitricha
Jithe asto maitriche jaad
Jithe phule yetat jhulanya sathi
vaas asto gulabacha.....

sangatit ganyasathi hasanyasathi

Nako tithe dukhache savat
Dur karu andharache savat

Chetan Deshpande
<<<<< >>>>>
Glimpses of a Poem 2
Dear Marathi.NET Friends,
Grace name is synonymous to mysterious words. Words with deep meaning and
a internal rhythm. We not only get involve in the rhythm but also become
overwhelmed with emotions coming from between the lines of the poem.
In his book “chandramaadhaveeche Pradesh”, Grace has written a wonderful
poem named “paauusgaaNe”.

meghaa.nche kosaLatee parvat

daree ninaade door
gaav chimukaLe vaahoon jaaiil
asaa kashaalaa poor

Rain when takes the form of flood, it can take away all the things it has given us.
Grace has achieved a dramatic effect of fear from the word mountain in the first
line of this stanza. Most of the poems written by Grace are picturesque. They
create an exact picture of what is happening in from on our eyes.
In the third line when he says tiny village, it efficiently expresses the awareness of
nature’s power of destruction. Yes in front of this nature we are really trivial, and
tiny in size. When we think of our galaxy we get the feeling how small we are and
then if we think about our arguments and fights between person and person we
can understand how foolish we are.
The village is being carried away along water in the flood and the viewer is
helpless with numerous question in mind about why me? Why me?
Each time I read this poem it creates a strange touchy feeling in me. Ok friends
this is for today.
(kisike jaanekaa koii gam nahee hai magar, bade kareeb se uThakar chalaa gayaa
koi – cherished lines)

- 91 -
>apeksha_bhargav <

Beautiful Poem

"Around the corner I have a friend,

In this great city that has no end,
Yet the days go by and weeks rush on,
And before I know it, a year is gone.
And I never see my old friends face,
For life is a swift and terrible race,
He knows I like him just as well,
As in the days when I rang his bell.
And he rang mine but we were younger then,
And now we are busy, tired men.
Tired of playing a foolish game,
Tired of trying to make a name.
"Tomorrow" I say! "I will call on Jim
Just to show that I'm thinking of him."
But tomorrow comes and tomorrow goes,
And distance between us grows and grows.
Around the corner, yet miles away,
"Here's a telegram sir," "Jim died today."
And that's what we get and deserve in the end.
Around the corner, a vanished friend"
<<<<< >>>>>

- Anonymous


When you were 1 year old, she fed you and bathed you.
You thanked her by crying all night long.

When you were 2 years old, she taught you to walk.

You thanked her by running away when she called.

When you were 3, she made all your meals with love.
You thanked her by tossing your plate on the floor.

When you were 4, she gave you some crayons

You thanked her by colouring the dining room table

When you were 5, she dressed you for the holidays.

You thanked her by plopping into the nearest puddle of mud.

When you were 6, she walked you to school.

You thanked her by screaming, "I'M NOT GOING!"

When you were 7, she bought you a baseball.

- 92 -
You thanked her by throwing it through the next-door-neighbour's window

When you were 8, she handed you an ice cream.

You thanked her by dripping it all over your lap.

When you were 9, she paid for piano lessons.

You thanked her by never even bothering to practice.

When you were 10, she drove you all day, from soccer to gymnastic to
one birthday party after another.
You thanked her by jumping out of the car and never looking back.

When you were 11, she took you and your friends to the movies.
You thanked her by asking to sit in a different row.

When you were 12, she warned you not to watch certain TV shows.
You thanked her by waiting until she left the house.

When you were 13, she suggested a haircut.

You thanked by telling her she had no taste.

When you were 14, she paid for a month away at summer camp.
You thanked her by forgetting to write a single letter.

When you were 15, she came home from work, looking for a hug.
You thanked her by having your bedroom door locked.

When you were 16, she taught you how to drive her car.
You thanked her by taking it every chance you could.

When you were 17, she was expecting an important call.

You thanked her by being on the phone all night.

When you were 18, she cried at your school graduation.

You thanked her by staying out partying until dawn.

When you were 19, she paid for your college tuition, drove you to
campus, carried your bags.
You thanked by saying good-bye outside the dorm so you wouldn't be
embarrassed in front of your friends.

When you were 20, she asked whether you were seeing any one.
You thanked by saying "It's none of your business".

When you were 21, she suggested certain careers for your future.
You thanked her by saying "I don't want to be like you".

When you were 22, she hugged at your college graduation.

You thanked her by asking whether she cold for a trip to Europe.

- 93 -
When you were 23, she gave you furniture for your first apartment.
You thanked her by telling your friends it was ugly.

When you were 24, she met your fiance and asked your plans for the future.
You thanked by glaring and growling, "Muuhh-ther, please!".

When you were 25, she helped to pay for your wedding, and she cried
and told you how deeply she loved you.
You thanked her by moving halfway across the country.

When you were 30, she called with some advice on the baby.
You thanked her by teller her, "Things are different now."

When you were 40, she called you to remind you of a relative's birthday.
You thanked her by saying that you were "really busy right now."

When you were 50, she fell ill and needed you to take care of her.
You thanked her by reading about the burden parents become to their children.

And then, one day, she quietly died. And everything you never did came
crashing down like thunder on YOUR HEART.




<<<<< >>>>>

A different proposal

You came to my life like a flame wild in a forest

and that put all my qualities to many difficult tests

How flexible was I so foolishly I thought

until between your parents I was poorly caught

Here came the first test foremost of many more

when the grand old man made me stand in the door

Holding the roses in my hand I was standing in shower

but I could not even argue with him as I had not that power

And so bad was that till I met your marathon mother

after seeing her how great was everything other

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So this is the end I desperately hoped in my heart
and just then came your brother in a disastrous start

I lost all my will and was about to say

“It’s not working but have a good day!”

Before I could make that mistake of my life

and put everything in an unpleasant strife

At your smiling face I looked for a flash

that beauty washed all my thoughts so rash

If I can take on the world for you my dear

then who cares for your family and why to fear

That has made me write this to you

And ask you , “will you say “ I do”.

When I will hold your hand and kiss you light

Will you kiss me back and say I am the one Mr. Right?


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Hello Dost Lok,


Sending you a poem by Suresh Bhat from his latest book “”. You can also read
this poem at the URL

Also including the poem in Minglish here which can also be read by copy pasting in the
tool <>

sukha aaNi duHkh

maajhaa duHkhaachaa sa.nsaar

maajhe sukhaashee bhaa.nDaN
duHkha naa.nde maajhyaa gharee
sukha jhaaDate aa.ngaN

maajhe duHkha maajhaa praaN

maajhe duHkha maajhaa shvaas
maajhe duHkha phakta satya
sukha maayaavee aabhaas

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maajhe duHkha shabda shabda
maajhe duHkha soor soor
duHkha maajhiyaa miTheet
dhoort sukha raahee door

khunee maarekaRyaaparee
kaaDhee sukha maajhaa maag
malaa saavadha Thevate
maajhe duHkha maajhee aag

maajhyaa duHkhaanech kele

malaa jiva.nt maaNoos
sukhee maaNase jagatee
phakta banoon kaapoos

kavitaa 88,, suresh bhaT

Suresh Bhat, was always obsessed by the concept of duHkha. Devaa malaa duHkha de
mhaNaje maaNoos mhaNoon jagaayalaa malaa madat miLel hee bhaavanaa tyaa.nnee
tyaa.nchyaa pushhkaL kavitaa.nmadhye vyakta kelee aahe.

If you people like this type of post I will contribute to the group with such type of posts,
more frequently from my collection of selected poems written by legends in marathi
poem world. Waiting to read your comments and opinions about the post.

Tushar Joshi

Kam jara jasta ahe, dar release la vatata...

Bhar dupari review houn "design" manat sathata... !

Tari bota chalat rahatat.. Doka chalet nahi...

Defect tracker madhe major defects shivay kahich disat nahi...!!

Titkyat kuthun ek mail inbox madhe yeto...

Release date 2 divsanni postpone karun jato... !!!

Mouse unad mula sarkha sairavaira palat rahato...

Forwards, song ani winamp madhe jau pahato.. !!!!

Coding sampun testing cha suru hoto punha khel..

Documentation sampta sampta yeun thepte release chi wel... !!!!

Chakka dolyansamore sagala code achanak chalu lagato.....

Client review madhe tarihi kuthun defect yeto... ?????

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Flowers, Birds, You and Me – Mangesh Padgaonkar

Hello Dear Marathi.NET Friends,

Some years back I have tried translation of one poem by famous Mangesh Padgaonkar,
from his great poetry book “bolagaaNee”.

Flowers, Birds, You and Me

Flowers I have seen

since my birth…

Their color
Their fragrance
Rhythm blended
Their dance

Flowers I have seen

Since my birth…

Unexpectedly one day

You came with flowers
Without a word you smiled
Those were wonder hours

Since then their appearance

Was newer and loving for me
Together they all seem
As if they’re smiling for me

Now I love each flower

Just for you
Like those pretty moments
Every flower seems new

Now I have for each flower

Sweet blossomy explanations
They have developed with me
Mysterious hearty relations

Birds I have seen

Since my birth…

Their floating
In the air
Lively smooth
Colorful layer

Birds I have seen

Since my birth…

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On that melodious evening
Fortune was in my hands
I was in the sea of joy
Holding your shy hands
A bird was singing
Romantic tune that time
From the deep dark green lands

Now I want every bird

Just for you
Like those touchy moments
Every bird seems new

Now I understand
Birds in a better way
They are beautiful singing parts
Playing in my romantic play.

(Original poem – phule, pakshee, too aaNi mee, by Mangesh Padgaonkar from his book
bolgaaNee, swair anuwaad – Tushar Joshi, i.e. yours truly :-)


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From: "Tushar Joshi" <>

Date: Mon Mar 28, 2005 11:18 pm
Subject: [points] Do It Now near_friend

Do It Now

Dear Marathi.NET Friends,

Touching poem useful in saving relationships and friendships. Many more are available
at the source

Do It Now

If you're mad with someone, and nobody's there to fix the situation... You fix it.
Maybe today, that person still wants to be your friend.
And if u don't, tomorrow can be too late.

If you're in love with somebody, but that person doesn't know... tell her/him.
Maybe today, that person is also in love with you.
And if you don't say it, tomorrow can be too late.

If you still love a person that you think has forgotten you... tell her/him.
Maybe that person have always loved you.
And if you don't tell her/him today, tomorrow can be too late.

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If you need a hug of a friend... ask her/him for it.
Maybe they need it more than you do.
And if you don't ask for it today, tomorrow can be too late.

If you really have friends who you appreciate... tell them.

Maybe they appreciate you as well.
That if you don't and they leave or go far away today, tomorrow can be too late.

If you love your parents, and never had the chance to show them... do it.
Maybe you have them there to show them how you feel.
That if you don't and they leave today, then tomorrow can be too late.

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tuzi swapna bhaghatana

mi dole kadhich mitat nahi,
dole mitlyavr jashil tu
mhanun man kahi manat nahi.
tu suddha baghtes ka ga
mazi swapna hi ashich ?
ki dole ghetes ghatta banda karun
karan disu naye mi kadhi swapni?
<<<<< >>>>>

Foward kelalya mail madhe pannas naava aahet

Pannas navanmadhe maaje sudha naav aahe
Bakichya ekonpannas lokana mee olkhatach nahi
Mhanun mee kunala mailach kart nahi
Teen mails pathvun ekacha reply yeto
Uttar yeta "Busy aahe! vel nahi! nantar mail karto"
Poorna divas nighun gela tari reply kadhi yetach nahi
Mhanun mee kunala mailach karat nahi
Office la jaane, office varun yeene
Office chi kaama, loka ani tyanchi rad gaane
Office madlya lokan madhe mala kaun olkhatch nahi
Mhanun mee kunala mailach karat nahi
Inbox madhe mail chi roj vaat bagto
"Aata yeil! aata yeil" ashi roj asha karto
"Refresh" button dabun dabun maaje hath ajun thaklele nahi
Mhanun majya mitra mhanun me kunala mailach karat nahi
Mitranchya girlfriends mitranchya problems
Mitranchya jeevnat hotay sarva kahi
Ithe tar majhya doodhat mashi sudha padat nahi
Mhanun mee kunala mailach karat nahi
Office nantar ghari gelyavar swaypakacha kantala yeto
Tari sudha indian masale ghalun jevan roj karto
Jevanala pan aaichya hatachi chavach nahi
Mhanun mee kunala mailach karat nahi

- 99 -
Roj ratri teechya athvanicha pauus padto
Pausacha ek themb sahaj dolyatla ashru hoto
Jau de maaja problem aahe. kunala mee sangat nahi
Mhanun mee kunala mailach karat nahi
Anolkhi deshat bhasha, pratha sagla kahi vegla aahe
Lokanchya gardit aaj he mee ekhta aahe
Lokanchya gardhi madhe meech mala disat nahi
Kay karu ya sathi mee kunala mailach karat nahi.
Mail keli tar loka boltat "Saala Pakavtoy"
Mail nahi kela tar maaja mann mala satavtay
"Motha mhanus jhalas tu" ashe tomne thambat nahi
Chayala Mhanun mee kunala mailach karat nahi
Itka saara bolun sudha ajun khup kahi bolaychay.
Sagle barobar basun tujya kadun, sagalyan kadun aaikaychay
Mahit aahe tula bollo tar vaait tula vatnar nahi
Mag ka? Ka mee kunala mailach karat nahi?? ................
Cheers !!!


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Marathi Friends
Ek Trainee tha anjana sa..........
coding karne se woh darta tha........
Copy paste karke, idhar udharr se..............
pooch ke coding kiya karta tha..............
Choree choree........ chupke chupke..........
discussions mein soya karta tha...
Jab delivery honee hotee thee raat raat bhar jagta tha...
Kuch aata nahee tha usko............
jane kaise deliver karta tha..............
Jab bhee milta tha kisee doosre developer se,
unse poocha karta tha...
Coding kaisee hotee hai,..................
yeh coding kaisee hotee hai ..............?
Aur voh developers bas yahee kah paate the.....
"Ankhe khulee ho ya ho band deedar code ka hota hai...
kaise kahoo mai o yaro yeh code kaise hota hai.....
tururururururururu ru ru ru ru ru...."
"Kya hai yeh jadoo hai koyee code jo chal jata hai,
fix karke bugs hazaro deliver ho jata hai..."
"Door kahee onsite per hote hai yeh sare faisle,
kaun jane koyee bug kab kaise kaha mile,
jiske naseeb mein ho likha acceptance useeka hota hai...
kaise kahoon mai o yara yeh code kaise chalta hai...
tururururururururu ru.......................


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Marathi.Net Shayari Archives
khuda se maine ek dua mangi,
dua me apni maut mangi...
to khuda ne kaha maut to tuje main de du...
par usko kya kahu???...
jisne teri lambi umar maangi.....
jab hum pyar me haar gaye..
tab hum ne socha khudkhusi kar le....
hum to chale khudkhusi karne...
tab ek aur khayal aaya...
kyo na ek bar fir pyaar karle.....
adalaat husn ki hogi,
mukaedama tere ishq ka hoga,
gawahi mere dil ki hogi,
mujrim tera pyaar hoga,
faisla zindagi aur maut kaa hoga.....!
dil se tera khyal na jaye to kya karu,
tu hi bata tu YAAD aaye to kya karu,
hasrat yeh hai ki ek nazar tujhe dekh lu....
kambakht magar woh hi naa aaye to me kya karu??
raat hui jab shaam ke baad,
teri yaad aayi har baat ke baad...
humne to khamosh rahekar bhi dekha,
teri aawaz aayi har saans ke baad!!!!
muddat se door they hum aur tum,
ek zamane ke baad milna achha laga,
sagar se gehri lagi aapki aakhein...
tairna to aata tha hume parr dubna achha laga!!!
tumhari yaahon ki mahek in hawaon me hai,
pyaar hi pyaar bikhara in fizao me hai....
aisa naa ho ki dooriyan dard ban jaae...
ab to aajao ki intazaar nigahon me hai!!!
zindagi unke bina adhuri hai,
naa jane qu unke aur mere bich ye doori hai...
sochata hun kabhi bhooladu unko..
par unki ek muskurahat meri kamzori hai..!!
hotho ku zuban ye aasu kahte hai..
jo chupp rahete hai fir bhi bahete hai..
aur in aasu o ki kismat to dekho...........
yeh unke liye bahete hai jo in aakho me rahete hai!!!

- 101 -
"Khidaki se dekha to, raste par koi nahi tha,
Raste par ja ke dekha to, khidaki mein koi nahi tha..."

ab dekha unhone tirchhi nazar se,

to hum madhosh ho gaye,
par jab pata chala ki nazare hi tirchhi hai,
to hum behosh ho gaye...

ab jab ghire baadal, teri yaad aayi

jhoom ke barsa saawan, teri yaad aayi
bheega main, lekin phir bhi teri yaad aayi
kyon na aaye teri yaad?
tune jo chatri ab tak nahi lautai...

lal diwar par chune se likha tha ghalib ne

lal diwar par chune se likha tha ghalib ne
yahan likhna mana hai.

unki gali ke chakkar kaat kaat kar,

kutte bhi hamare yaar ho gaye,
wo to hamare ho na sake,
hum kutton ke sardar ho gaye...

na woh inkaar karti hai

na woh ikraar karti hai
KAMBAKHT mere hi sapno mein aakar
mere dost se pyaar karti hai.

maine poocha chand se...

kabhi dekha hai mere yaar sa hasin.....
chand bola.... 12036 entries found!

arz kiya hai, door se dekha to santra tha,

pass jake dekha to santra tha,
cheel ke dekha to bhi santra tha,
khake dekha to bhi santra tha.
wah kya santra tha !

aaj didar,
kal yaar,
parso pyar,
phir ekrar,
aur phir-intzar,
saari mehnat-bekar,
aur akhir mein - ek aur devdas at beer bar !

- 102 -

Aap ka ashiana dil me basa rakha hai,

Aap ki yado ko seene se laga rakha hai,
pata nahi yaad aate hai Aap hi kya,
vaise dost to humne auro ko bhi bana rakha hai

Saaye ki tarah saath rahne wale

hamse rishtaa tod gaye,
hakikat me milna mumkin nahi tha
magar khwabon me bhi aana chhod gaye

Sukhe patte se pyar kar lenge,

hum tuj par aitbaar kar lenge,
tum yeh to kaho hum tumhare hai,
hum zindagi bhar intezaar kar lenge

Tanhaion me unko hi yaad karte hain,

Wo salamt rahe yahi fariyad karte hai,
Ham unke hi mohabbt ka intzar karte hai,
Unko kya pata hum unse kitna pyaar karte hai.

Chaho to dil se humko mita dena,

chaho to humko bhula dena,
par yeh wada karo ki aaye jo kabhi yaad humari,
Rona mat sirf muskura dena.

Jab bhi kise ko karib paya hai,

kasam khuda ki wahin dhoka khaya hai,
kyon dosh dete ho kaanto ko,
yeh zakhm to humne phoolon se paya hai!

Yaad karte ho humein tanhai mein,

dil dooba hai gamo ki gahrai mein,
humein dhoondo apne dil mein,
hum millenge tumhe tumhari parchai mein.

Har kadam par imtihaan leti hai zindagi

Har vaqt naya sadma deti hai zindagi
Hum zindagi se kya shikwa kare,
Aap jaise dost bhi to deti hai zindagi !

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Kehte hain ki ISHQ main neend ud jaati hai
Koi humse bhi ishq kare
Khambhaqat neend bahut aati hai

Kar diya izhare-ishq hamne telephone par,

laakh rupaye ki bat thi,
do rupaye main ho gayee
Pyaar ke jaam ko aise na piyo ke
Adha piya aur adha chod diya
Yaron yeh pyaar hai pyaar
Nahin koi Vim Bar
Jo thoda sa lagaya aur bas ho gaya.......!!

Aur bhi cheezain bahut see lut chuki hain dil ke saath
Ye bataya dooston ne ishq furmane ke baad;
Is liye kamre ki ek ek cheez "check" karta hoon main
"Ek tere aane se pehle, ek tere jaane ke baad"
Log ishq karte hain,
Bade shor ke saath.
Humne bhi kiya,
Bade zor ke saath.
Magar ab karenge,
Thoda gaur ke saath.
Kyonki kal usko dekha,
Kisi aur ke saath.

Aansun se palke bhigo leta hoon

Yaad teri aati hai to ro leta hoon
Socha ki bhula doon tujhe magar,
Har baar faisla badal deta hoon

Zindagi Hai To Khwaab Hai

Khwaab Hai To Manzilein Hai
Manzilein Hai To Fasaley Hai
Fasaley Hai To Rastey Hai
Rastay Hai To Mushkilein Hai
Mushkilein Hai To Hausla Hai
Hausla Hai To Vishawas Hai
Vishvas hai to Paisa hai
Paisa hai to Shohrat hai
Shohrat hai to Izzat Hai
Izzat hai to Ladki hai
Ladki hai to Tension hai
Tension hai to Concern hai
Concern hai to a Khayaal hai
Khayaal hai to Khwaab hai
Khawab hai to Growth hai
Growth hai to Zindagi hai
Zindagi hai to khwaab hai
Matlab duniya Gol Gol hai
Bas ghumnewala chahiye......

- 104 -
Dark were those days, without your sight.
When I was in darkness, you gave me light.
You gave me strength 2 make life bright.
Thank you so much PHILIPS TUBELIGHT

Khuda se Scooter manga.. Car di;

Apartment manga.. bangla diya;
dost manga to tumhain diya..
Khuda ne is bar aisa zulm kyoun kia

When I C the moon I C U

When I C the stars I C U
When I C the Sea I C U
Get out of the way you are blocking my view.

Ajj Chand Per Noor Hai..

Is Baaat Ka Chand kO Goroor Hai..
Hum Kispe Goroor Karey
Hamara Chand Hi Hum Se Door Hai

> "Na Chaho Kisi Ko Itna Ki,

> Chahat Tumhari Majburi Ban Jaye,
> Chaho Kisi Ko Itna,
> Ke Tumhara Pyar Uske Liye Zaruri Ban Jaye."
> "Khuda Se Maine Dua Mangi,
> Dua Mein Apni Maut Mangi,
> Khuda Ne Kaha Maut To Tujhe Mein De Sakta Hoon,
> Magar Uska Kya Karu Jisne Dua Mein Teri Lambi Umar
> Mangi?"
> "Phool Ki Tarah Haste Raho,
> To Hum Khush Hai,
> Dil Kholkar Milte Raho To Hum Khush Hai,
> Yeh Nahi Chahte Ki Har Roz Milo,
> Kisi Din Yaad Karliya Karo, To Bhi Hum Khush Hai..."

> "Raat Hui Jab Shaam Ke Baad,
> Teri Yaad Aayi Har Baat Ke Baad,
> Khamosh Reh Kar Bhi Dekha,
> Teri Aawaz Aayi Har Saans Ke Baad."
> "Unki Gali Se Hum Nikle, Ajeeb Ittefaq Tha,
> Phool To Feka Unho Ne, Lekin Gamla Bhi Sath Tha."
> "Kash Dil Ki Awaz Mein Itna Asar Ho Jaye,
> Ke Hum Aapko Yaad Kare, Aur Aapko Khabar Ho Jaye,

- 105 -
> Aaj Rab Se Yahi Dua Hai Meri,
> Ke Aap Jise Chaho, Woh Aapka Humsafar Ho Jaye."
> "jiski yaad mein hum sare jahan ko bhul gaye
> suna hai wo aaj-kal hamara naam tak bhul gaye
> kasam khayi thi jisane sath nibhane ki
> yaaro aaj woh meri lash pe aana bhul gaye..."
> "hum haste hain to woh samajhte hain ki inhe aadat
> hai muskuraane ki
> lekin woh nadaan kya samjhe ki yeh bhi ek ada hai
> gham chupane ki!"
> "tuti hui kabar par khuli hui julfo se jab ek
> mehjabin roti hai
> tab aksar ye khayal aata hai ki maut bhi kitni
> haseen hoti hai."

> "Raat Hogi Chand Bhi Duhai Dega,
> Khuda Khidki Se Niharta Dikhai Dega,
> Yeh Mohobbat Hai, Zara Sambhalkar Rona,
> Aansu Bhi Gira To Sunai Dega"
"Na Chaho Kisi Ko Itna Ki,
Chahat Tumhari Majburi Ban Jaye,
Chaho Kisi Ko Itna,
Ke Tumhara Pyar Uske Liye Zaruri Ban Jaye."

"Khuda Se Maine Dua Mangi,

Dua Mein Apni Maut Mangi,
Khuda Ne Kaha Maut To Tujhe Mein De Sakta Hoon,
Magar Uska Kya Karu Jisne Dua Mein Teri Lambi Umar Mangi?"

"Phool Ki Tarah Haste Raho,

To Hum Khush Hai,
Dil Kholkar Milte Raho To Hum Khush Hai,
Yeh Nahi Chahte Ki Har Roz Milo,
Kisi Din Yaad Karliya Karo, To Bhi Hum Khush Hai..."

"Raat Hui Jab Shaam Ke Baad,

Teri Yaad Aayi Har Baat Ke Baad,
Khamosh Reh Kar Bhi Dekha,
Teri Aawaz Aayi Har Saans Ke Baad."

"Unki Gali Se Hum Nikle, Ajeeb Ittefaq Tha,

Phool To Feka Unho Ne, Lekin Gamla Bhi Sath Tha."

"Kash Dil Ki Awaz Mein Itna Asar Ho Jaye,

Ke Hum Aapko Yaad Kare, Aur Aapko Khabar Ho Jaye,

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Aaj Rab Se Yahi Dua Hai Meri,
Ke Aap Jise Chaho, Woh Aapka Humsafar Ho Jaye."

"jiski yaad mein hum sare jahan ko bhul gaye

suna hai wo aaj-kal hamara naam tak bhul gaye
kasam khayi thi jisane sath nibhane ki
yaaro aaj woh meri lash pe aana bhul gaye..."

"hum haste hain to woh samajhte hain ki inhe aadat hai muskuraane ki
lekin woh nadaan kya samjhe ki yeh bhi ek ada hai gham chupane ki!"

"tuti hui kabar par khuli hui julfo se jab ek mehjabin roti hai
tab aksar ye khayal aata hai ki maut bhi kitni haseen hoti hai."
"Raat Hogi Chand Bhi Duhai Dega,
Khuda Khidki Se Niharta Dikhai Dega,
Yeh Mohobbat Hai, Zara Sambhalkar Rona,
Aansu Bhi Gira To Sunai Dega"

mainay poocha chand say

dekha hai kahin maray yaar sa haseen
chand nay kaha
saale itnay upar say dikhta hai kya

Adaab !!
accha laga aapka "net" par anna,
accha laga aapse "chat" karna,
accha laga aapko "web cam" par dekhna,
accha laga yeh "internet" ka zamana...
ek waqt tha hum "mail" ka intezaar karte thay,
aur "postman" ke na anne par udaas hote thay,
par ab "inbox" jald bhar jaati hai,
aur "extra storage" ki notice aati hai...
ab ayya hai "SMS*" ka zamana,
gaya woh "windows" mein baithna,
ab hum "24/7 date" kar sakte hai,
sirf aapko "kiss" nahi kar sakte hai....
darte hai kabhi "current" na lag jaYe,
darte hai kabhi "parents" ko khabar na lag jaye,
darte hai kabhi "virus" na aa jaye,
darte hai kabhi "inter-net" bandh na ho jaye....
Dosti Karo
dosti karo college wali se,
piyar karo office wali se,
programme karo pados wali se,
aankh ladao sali se,
love karo dil wali se,
aur maar khao ghar wali se.

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ain bhi sukhi. Tu chandramukhi main surajmukhi,
tu mujhse dukhi main tujhse dukhi.
zat (quickly)se chhalang laga de, phir tu bhi sukhi,

Lunch Box
Sardarji opens his lunch box in the middle of the road....why ?
Just to confirm whether
he is going to or coming back from the office

Mast Air
kya mast air chal rahele hai
cow log grass eat ker rahele hai
dog log bark bark ker rahela hai
mast log S.M.S. ker rahele hai
DHAKKAN log S.M.S perh raha hai

TUSI bade hi gr8 ho
RASGULLE ki pl8 ho,
PEPSI ka cr8 ho,
ANDE ka oml8 ho,
SMS KARANE ME bade le8 ho,
JALEBI ki tarah stra8 ho,
KHER jo bhi ho mere fevr8 ho...!

Zindagi jaise ek saza si ho gayi hai,
gamm ke saagar me is kadar kho gayi hai,
tum kar do ek SMS yeh gujarish hai meri,
tumari SMS ki adat si ho gayi hai.

One from my collection of Urdu poems:

Har Sham Dhalay Is Sahil Pay
Koi Aik Pardeese Ata Hai
Jo Gum Sum Baytha Rehta Hai
Ya Lehrain Ginta Jata Hai
Or Tees Si Pakar Seenay Main
Chand Ansoo Rooz Bahata Hai
Weranay Saath Wo Lata Hai
Tanhai Saath Layjata Hai
Koi poochay Us Pardeesi Say
Kuch Baray Dil Ki Halat Kay
Kyon Phool Rutoon Main Chop Chop Kay
Yeh Moti Rait Milata Hai
Kyon Deer Talak Yeh Sahil Pay
Yoon Khali Haath Hilata Hai
Har Sham Dhalay Is Sahil Pay
Koi Aik Pardeese Ata Hai

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badi asani se dil lagaye jaate hain,
badi mushkil se vaade nibhaye jaate hain,
le jaati hai mohabbat un raahon pe,
jahan diye nahin; dil jalaye jaate hain
chund lamho ki zindagi hai,
nafraton se jiya nahi karte,
dushmano ki kya shikayat kare,
ab to dost bhi wafa nahi karte.
dosti ki tadap ko dikhaya nahi jaata,
dil mein lagi aag ko bhujaya nahi jaata,
chahe kitni bhi duri ho,
dosti mein aap jaise dost ko bhulaya nai jaata.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take,
but by the moments that take our breath away------------------rahul
e insan banaya phir so gaya
phir khuda ne tumhe banaya
na khud soya na dusaroko sone diya

arz kiya hai

mail pe mail bheja karte ho
bheja kharab karte ho
khud ke bheje me to kuch nahi
auro ka bheja, bheja karte ho

phulonse khubsurat koi nahi

sagar se gehara koi nahi
ab aapki kya tarif karu
dostome aap jaisa kamina koi nahi

khtiyare tabbasum ki lau ko

tarranume numaish se agha dena----
jo iska matlab samaz me aaye to
plz muze bhi samza dena

tere ishq mein jaanam..kya se kya haal ho gaya !!!

badan se badboo arahi hai ...nahaye jamana ho gaya .....

- 109 -
Arz kiya hai....
Tumko dekha....tumko dekha...
tumko yeh khayal aaya
paaglon ke stock mein naya maal aaya!
Idhar khuda hai, udar khuda hai,
jidar dekho udar khuda hai,
idhar-udhar bus khuda hi khuda hai
jidhar nahi khuda hai....udhar kal khudega!
The night is dark, the moon is high,
I stop my car, u ask why?
I come close to u, u feel shy,
I tell u those three magical words....
Hye La, Puncture!!!
Tumsa koi dusara jameen par hua
to rab se sikayat hogi....
Ek to jehlla nahi jata
dusra aa gaya to kya halat hogi!!!
koi pathar se na maare mere dewaane ko........
koi pathar se na maare mere dewaane ko........
koi pathar se na maare mere dewaane ko........
abe aage bhi to bol...............
neuclear power ka jamaana hai, bomb se udaa do
saale ko...................
tuhaar chehraa moti samaan ..
tuhaar chehraa moti samaan...
moti hamaar kutte ka naam!!
tere dar pe sanam hazar baar aayenge,
tere dar pe sanam hazar baar aayenge.....
ghanti bajayenge aur bhaag jayenge !!
Jis waqt khuda ne tumhe banaya hoga, ek saroor sa
dil pe chaya hoga...pehle socha hoga tujhe jannat
rakh lun..phir usse zoo ka khayal aaya hoga!!!

Mein Tumhare Liye Sab Kuch Karta..Magar Mujhe Kaam

Tha...... Mein
Tumhare Liye Doob Ke Marta...Magar Mujhe Zukham
Tha !


- 110 -
Mere marne ke baad mere doston,
yu aansoo na bahana,
Agar meri yaad aaye to,
sidhe upar chale aana!!
Unki gali se guzre..ajeeb ittefaq tha
Unki gali se guzre..ajeeb ittefaq tha
Unho ne phool phenka..gamla bhi saath tha!!
Tumko dekha to ek khyal aaya
Tumko dekha to ek khyal aaya
Tumhari saheli ko dekha to doosra khyal aaya!!
Itna khubsurat kaise muskura lete ho.....
Itna qatil kaise sharma lete ho.....
Kitni aasani se Jaan le lete ho.....
Kisi ne sikhaya hai... ya bachpan se hi kamine ho??

Submissions jara jast aahe

darwarshich wadhata
sara tech tension banoon
mana manaat sathata

tari haat lihit rahtaat

pan samjat kahi nahi
swapnamadhe 'sheets' shiway kahich disat nahi

titakyat achanak univmadhun parikshechi tarikh yete

aatach suru zali mhanta
term dekhil sampoon jate

diwas ratra punha asech

bharabhar sarat rahtaat
extra practicals,
aapke ehsaas ki kya baat kahe,
aapke isi chaahat ki kya daad de,
ji to chahta hai is shayri mein,
humain kaahin aapke dilka chehra dikhayee de!!
best shayari,

Unki gali ke chakkar katate katate

Kutte bhi humare yaar ho gaye
Vo to humare na ho sake
Hum kutton ke sardar ho gaye

- 111 -
Gum woh cheez hai ...
Gum woh cheez hai ...
Gum woh cheez hai ...
Jisse paper chipkaya jaata hai......

Door se dekha to Patthar dikhta tha......

Door se dekha.. to Pattharr dikhta thaa.......
Paas jake dekha to.. suchmuch Patthar hi tha..

Door se dekha to kuchh dikha nahi..

Door se dekha.. to kuchh dikha nahi..
Paas jake dekha to kuchh tha hi nahi
Aapko miss karna roz ki baat ho gayi
Yaad karna aadat ki baat ho gayi
Door rehna kismat ki baat ho gayi
Aapko bhul jana ....
Humare bus ke bahar ki baat ho gayi

Zamane ke daar se uski tasvir

toilet mein chupa kar rakhi hai
Deedar ho uska baar baar isliye ..
Julab ki goli kha rakhi hai.

Tanhayi hai pyar mein

Barbadi hai pyar mein
Aasoo hai pyar mein
Bebasi hai pyar mein
Ghum hai pyar mein
Haar hai pyar mein
Hume sab pata hai
Magar kya kare ..
Hum bhi hai pyar mein.

Sher ki shadi mein sab shero ke beech 1 chuha naach raha tha
Usse poocha aap yaha kaise ?
Vo bola shadi ke pehle hum bhi sher hua karte the.

Aapne mere man se khela

aapne mere tan se khela
aapne mere dhan se khela
aapne mere tan, man, dhan se khela ...
well played! well played! well played!!

Jise dil diya woh dilli chali gayi

jise pyar kiya woh italy chali gayi
dil ne kaha khudkushi kar le
jalim bijali ko haath lagaya to bijali chali gayi

Tum aa gaye ho ; Noor aa gaya hai

Chalo teeno picture chalen.....

- 112 -
Voh sadak ke is paar thi
hum sadak ke us par the
kuch hum aage badhe, kuch voh aage badhi
hum kuch aur aage badhe, voh bhi kuch aur aage badhi
ab hum sadak ke us par the, aur voh sadak ke is par thi.

Aaj aasman mein tare aise chamak rahe hai

Aaj aasman mein tare aise chamak rahe hai..

Khud ko kar buland itnaa

Ke'' Himaalay ki choti pe jaa pahunche
aur khuda tumse puche
''Abe gadhe. ab utrega kaise

kabhi kabhi mere dil mein khayal aata hai

kabhi kabhi mere dil mein khayal aata hai ..
ke kyon kabhi kabhi mere dil mein khayal aata hai

Maine Tumhe Chaha Laila Samaj Kar

Maine Tumhe Chaha Laila Samaj Kar
Tere Baap Ne Mujhe Latka Diya Thela Samaj Kar

Ek Din Tere Cheraha Nazar Aya Sapney Mein

Ek Din Tere Cheraha Nazar Aya Sapney Mein
Dusre Din Nahi Aya

Lal diwar par chune se likha tha ghalib ne

Lal diwar par chune se likha tha ghalib ne
Yahan likhana mana hai

Jab Nikala Mera Janaazaa To ek baat yaad aa gayi

Saamne Tha MAIKHAANAA aur sharaab yaad aa gayi..!!
Ke yaaro rakh lo do char botalein,
kabra mein baith ke piya karenge,
Jab Khuda Maangega Umar ka hisaab,
Use Bhi jaam bhar bhar ke diya karenge...!!!

Kala kajal,
Kala baadal,
Kala rang kadhai ka,
Ek to teri yaad satave,
Duja fikar padhai ka.

Train ruki... Khidki khuli..

Nazarein mili.. Usne kaha.
Chai. Chai.Garam Chai..

- 113 -
Bolaa dukaan-daar, ke kyaa chahiye tumhain
Jo bhii kaho ge merii dukaan per wo paoge
maine kahaa ke kutte ke khaane kaa cake hai
bolaa yahiin pe khaaoge yaa leke jaaoge!!!!

Kabhi kehte the dost hamare ke

Jaan bhi mango to hajir hai
Aaj apni bivi ko jaan kehte hai
Aur mango to inkar karte hai

Khuda, Ishq kar, khud ko jala ke dikha,

Phir ye duniya chala ke dikha
Baadal, bijli, toofan, bahut nacha liye
Kabhi kisi haseena ke dil ko hila ke dekha

Apne deewane pe itna zulm kyon dhaate ho?

Khwab mein bhi baap ko saath leke aate ho!

Tujeh bhulne ke liye hamne cigrette peeyaa

cigrette ne kambhakth dhuven mein teri tasveer banadiya

Jis waqt khuda ne tujeh banaya hoga

ek sarur saa chaya hoga
pehele socha hoga, tujeh jannat mein rakhlun
Phir Use, Zoo Ka Khayal Aaya Hoga
aap ki aankhon mein doob jaane ko jee chahta hai
par beech mein yeh kambakht chashma aa jaata hai

Chashma kyon lagaathe ho, O squint aankhon wali
Chashma lagaake faida kya? Jamega nishan-e-naak kalikali...

chashma lagaaye to ladke patatey nahin
chashma nikaale to ladke dikhatey nahin

Dil Ki Nazar Hi Sachi Nazar Hai
450x Zoom bhi crystal clear Hai

agar deewane dil ki baat nazaron se kehenge
telephone ke bill bhi thoda kam bharenge
Humne socha tha ki shayad
hum hi chahte hai tumko..
Par tumhe chahnewalon ka kafila nikla..
Dil ne kaha shikayat kar khuda se..
par khuda bhi tera chahanewala nikla.. lol.

- 114 -
Pathar ko bhi pani kar de hum
woh jaan rakhte hai,
anjaan ko bhi apna bana le hum
woh pehchaan rakhte hai.

Karte nahi izhar

phir kyun karte ho tum pyar?
nazron se bate bahat hui
ab lab se karo ikrar...

Fitrat me nahi Humare,

Mohabbat me aason Bahana,
Bewafaiko unki apni yadon me dohrana,
Do boond Sharab ki,
Bhuladeti hai sare gam,
Aur,Phir kisi nayi mehbooba ki talash me
Nikal padte hai Hum !!

Banakar tumhare dil ko basera,

tumhare dil mein rahna chahta hoon,
aaj tumse dil ki her woh baat,
mai bus kehna chahta hoon

Insaan jab is jahan mein aya uske pass gam tha

Aur jab is jahan se gaya tau uske pass gam tha
Khushi usne jis lamhe ko samajha, e yarab
Dar-asal tab uske gam ka ehsas kam tha

Har Dil Ki Tarah Mere Bhi Dil Ka, Anjaam Abhi Baaki Hai,
ThoDi Khushee Abhi Baaki Hai Isame, ThoDi Jaan Abhi Baaki Hai.

Dil ki sada ho, zubaa.n ki nida ho tum,

Hoor ho, hus.n ki har ada'a ho tum,
Is deewane ki khai'd ho, saza ho tum,
haya ho, fiza ho, thandi hawa ho tum.

Humne tumhari yaad mein ro-ro ke tub bhar diye,

tum itne bewafa nikale, usme nahaaiyen aur chal diye :)

Jab jate the dost, college me C++ Programming Sikhne

Tab jate the hum, maikhane peena sikhne.

Gaa to hum bhi sakte hain gar awaaz ho to,

Baja to hum bhi sakte hain gar saaz ho to,
Kaun kehta hai Shah Jahan ne Taj banaya,
Bana to hum bhi sakte hain, gar Mumtaz ho to



- 115 -
Suna hai waqt ke saath halat badal jate hain
Insan badal jate hain, jazbat badal jate hain
Par tum na badloge, ye aitbar karta hoon
Main tumse pyaar karta hoon
Main tumse pyaar karta hoon

Kai din guzre, tumse bichde

Kai pal beete, kai yug beete
Kai baar sambhala, khud ko sanam
Par thak hi gaye, jeete jeete
Khai thi kasam ki lad lenge
Duniya walon se, duniya se
Par hay jamana jeet gaya
na tum jeete, na hum jeete

In haseeniyon se pyaar kya karna...

In adayon se pyaar kya karna...
Yeh Zakhm de kar hasa karti hain....
In bewafayon se pyaar kya karna

Kehte hai dekhne se nazar lag jaati hai....

Poonam ki raat mei bahar na nikalna.....
Kahee chaand tumhe na dekh le !
Wah wah wah wah......

jise dil diya woh dilli chali gayi

jise pyar kiya woh italy chali gayi
dil ne kaha khud khushi(suicide) kar le jalim
bijali ko haath lagaya to bijali chali gayi

wo aaye humari mazaar pe diya bhuja ke chaldiye

baaki bacha tel sar pe laga ke chal diye

Dil ki lagi kuch asi lagi, hum dil hi gawa bhetain,

ye dil ka lagana kya hua ek rog laga bhetain

har rahi ko manzil nahi milti,

har mujrim ko saza nahi milti,
mera bhi khwaish hai TajMahal banane ki,
magar har kisi ko Mumtaz nahi milti

kal bhi intezaar tha un ka, aaj bhi hai

kal thi udaasi unhe paane ki, aaj unhe khokar udaas hai..

Raat ko jalte diye din me Bhuja karte hai

Hum to tere pyaar me din raat jala karte hai



- 116 -
aaj phir hatheli per lakiroon ka samunder dekhu
la tera haat ki main apna mukkadar dekhu

Woh chhum chhum karke aayee,

woh chhum chhum karke chalee gayee.
main haar leke khada raha
woh raakhi baandhke challe gayee

Dil diyaa tha dilruba samjh kar...

Dil diyaa tha dilruba samjh kar...
Kha gayee kameeni kharbuja samajhkar!

Phool hilkar padhe huvein hai, koi uttatha kyon nahin...

Phool hilkar padhe huvein hai, koi uttatha kyon nahin...
Ladki taher ke dekh rahi hai, koi pataatha kyon nahin!
Pher lete hain nazar, dil se bhula dete hain
Kya yun hi log wafaon ka sila dete hain
Wada kiya tha phir bhi na aaye mazar par
Humne to jaan di thi isi aitbaar par
Kyon bhula diya humein, kyon dil se gira diya
Hum to yun hi mare huye the, aap ke inkaar par

Sar jhukaoge to patthar khuda ho jayega

Itna na chaho usey wo bewafa ho jayega

Had ki had se guzarna koi aap se seekhe

Yun mohabbat mein jaan lutana koi aap se seekhe
Hum to dil deke bhi aap ke ho na sake
Dil se dil ko churana koi aap se seekhe
Yeh jo sheesha e dil churaya hai aapne
Is dil ko sambhalna koi aap se seekhe

Maine tujhe pyaar kiya

Saraswati samajhkar
Tere baap ne mujhe jalaa diya
Agarbatti samajhkar.

Duniya mein pyaar to sabhi karte hai

magar pyaar sabka safal nahi hota
Agar pyaar sabka safal hota
To pyaar ka pehla shabd adhura nahi hota

Likha hai khat tumhe

Kuch galat mat samajhna
Saali huN tumhari
Gharwali mat samajhna

Na koi Manzil rahi, na koi raasta,

Jab koi tamanna hi na rahi, to zindagi se kya wasta

- 117 -
Deewar kya giri mere angan ki!!
deeewar kya giri mere angan ki!!!
logon ne ise aane jaane ka rasta bana liya

Tumne ye ghoongat jo saja rakha hai

Mano sooraj ko duba diya hai
Jalti mohabbat ko jinda dafna diya hai
Uthana is ghoongat ko hamare pyar mein
Mar jana chahate hai ab teri baahon mein

Teri aankhen hai yaa neeli jheel

Teri aankhen hai yaa neeli jheel
So what's the big deal
Aaahat si koi aaye, to lagta hai tum ho, Aaahat si koi
aaye, to lagta hai tum ho, Saaya koi
lahrayein.......... Saaya koi lahrayein, to lagta hai
tum ho, Ab tum hee kaho kya tum kisi BHOOOTT se kam


Khuda kare tera mobile kho jaye. Mile mujhe aur mera
ho jaye. Karu SMS ladkion ko naam tera aae. Maar tujhe
pade aur kaleja mera thanda ho jae.

Do hee pal, Office mein,
Guzare Hain Khush hal,
Ik Boss Ke Aaane ke pehle,
Ik Boss Ke Jaane ke baad.


Hum Hain S/W Engg. bekaar ke,

Hum Se kuchh na boliye,
Jo bhi project hame mile,
Bugs bhar ke code kiye.

Aaj khushiyo ki koi badhaai dega,

Nikla hai chand to dikhai dega,
E-mohabbat karne walo ,
dekh ke mohabbat karna,
ek aasu bhi ghira to sunai dega.


Hum aapki yaad mein udas hai,

Bas aapse milne ki aas hai,
Chahe dost kitne hi kyu na ho,
Mere liye to aap hi khas hai.

- 118 -

Gum ki aandhiya aaise chali,

Hum tum bichadh gaye,
Aansu bhi humse puchne lage,
Aapke saathi kidhar gaye.


Kanto ko chubhna sikhaya nahi jata,

Phoolo ko khilna sikhaya nahi jata,
Koi ban jata hai khud hi apna,
Kisi ko apna banaya nahi jata.


Dil hi dil mein,unhe chahte hai,

Dil hi dil mein,unhe pyaar karte hai,
Mushkil hai unka raah se guzarna,
Phir bhi har mod pay,unka intezaar karte hai.


Na woh inkaar karti hai,

Na woh ikraar karti hai,
Kambakht mere hi sapno mein aakar,
Mere dost se pyaar karti hai.


Zamane se nahi,tanhai se darte hai,

Pyaar se nahi,rushwaai se darte hai,
Milne ki umaang bahut hai dil mein,
Lekin milne ke baad ki,judaai se darte hai.


Woh aaye hamari kabr pe,

Diya bujha ke chale gaye,
Diya to bujha diya,
Kambakt diye ka tel bhi,
Apne sar pe laga gaye.


Ulfat mein kabhi yeh bhi hota hai,

Ankhen hasti hai magar dil rota hai,
Mante hai hum jise manzil apni,
Humsafar uska koi aur bhi hota hai.

- 119 -
Chand ko tod du,suraj ko phod du,
Tu sirf ek baar ha karde,
Dekh tere liye main, pehli wali ko chod du.


Aap kya jano,tumhe hum kitna yaad karte hai,

Mano ya na mano, har pal fariyad karte hai,
Roz khat likhte hai cartoon network ko,
Aur bas aaphiko dikhane ki maang karte hai.


Saans jab tak hai mere dil main,

Tumhara intezar kar lunga,
Tum khush raho is duniya mein,
Mein gum se bhi pyaar karloonga.


Log gairon ki baat karte hai,

Humne aapno ko aaj maya hai,
Log katon par se chalte hai,
Humne toh foolon se dhoka khaya hai.

Padhta hu,likhta hu,
Saara samay barbaad karta hu,
Kitabe kholkar baitha hu,
Bas aaphiko yaad karta hu.
Jab tumhara messege aata hai,
Mera rom-rom machal jata hai,
Aang-aang mein gud-gudi hoti hai,
Ye mera kasoor nahi hai,
Kambaqt mobile ki vibration par hota hai.

Jab yaad tumhari aati hai,

Dil khoon ke aasu rota hai,
Bedard zamana kya jane,
Is pyaar mein kya-kya hota hai.

Humne manga saath unka,
Who judaai ka ghum de gaye,
Hum yadon ke sahare ji lete,
Woh bhool jaane ki kasam de gayi.


- 120 -
Deewane hai tere naam ke,is baat Se inkaar nahi,
kaise kahe ki hume Aapse pyaar nahi,
Kuch to kasoor Hai aapka ,
akele to hum gunegaar nahi.


Aaj chaand pe hoor hai,

Is baat ka chand ko guroor hai,
Hum kispe guroor kare,
Zalim hamara chand hi humse door hai.

Sharab Samaj ka ek dushman hai,
Aao milke kasam khaye,
Is dushman ko khatam karen
ek botal tum khatam karo,
ek botal hum khatam karen...
humne socha tha ki hum hi chahthe hain aapko ..
lekin aapko chahne walon ka tho kaafila nikla ..
dil ne kiya ki shikayat karoon khuda se par ..
kya kahoon khuda bi apka chahne wala nikla!!
hum aapse pyaar karte hai....
hum aapki adaaon se pyaar karte hai....
par aap closeup kyon nahi karte hai......

Aaahat si koi aaye, to lagta hai tum ho,

Aaahat si koi aaye, to lagta hai tum ho,
Saaya koi lahrayein..........
Saaya koi lahrayein, to lagta hai tum ho,
Ab tum hee kaho kya tum kisi BHOOOTT se kam ho..??
dil ki galiyon main koi gum na ho
Humari Yeh dosti kabhie kum na ho
Bus yahi hain duan ki tum khush Rahon
Kya patha Hum agar Kal ho na ho

Suraj Hua Madham , chand bhi chalne laga, mein thehra raha, zamin chalne lagi, sajna
kya yehi pyaar hai ?? Nalayak, yeh pyar nahi EARTHQUAKE hai ! BHAAG !

Osama Bin Laden's favourite song : " mainnikla, plane leke, o raste mein, newyork mein,
ik mod ayamein W.T.C. tod aaya... "

- 121 -
On T h e L i g h t e r S i d e
Mat pee sharab galib mazjid mein baith kar,
Mat pee sharab galib mazjid mein baith kar,
Ek hi botal hai kahin khuda na mang le.
Yeh tera chehra hai yaa kele kaa chhilka...
Yeh tera chehra hai yaa kele kaa chilka...
Jo dekha tho dil phisal he gaya.
Mainee tumhari yaadon mein.. ro ro ke tub bhar diye...
Aur tum itney be-wafa nikle, ki nahake chal diye!!!
Voh sadak ke is paar thi
hum sadak ke us paar they
kuch hum aage badhe, kuch voh aage badhi
hum kuch aur aage badhe, voh bhi kuch aur aage badhi
hum kuch aur aage badhe, voh bhi kuch aur aage badhi
ab hum sadak ke us paar they, aur voh sadak ke is paar thi.
Aur bhi cheezen bahut si lut chukin hain dil kei saath
Yeh batayaa doston nei ishq furmanei kei baad.
Ab kamre ki ek ek cheez check karta hoon mai,
Ek tere aane se pehley ek tere jaane kei baad.
Tum aa gaye ho; noor aa gaya hai
chalo teeno movie chalen.
Aasmaan mein ud raha hai kabootar...
Aasmaan mein... ud raha hain kabootar,
Flutter Flutter,
Flutter Flutter.
Jee chahata hei kee tere nazuk honthon ko choom lu
jee chahata hei kee tere nazuk honthon ko choom lu
jee chahata hei kee tere nazuk honthon ko choom lu...
magar teri bahti hui naak ne iraada badal diya....
Kaaash ke tere chehre par chechak ke daag hote.....
kaaash ke tere chehre par chechak ke daag hote.....
chand to tu hai hi ..sitaare bhee saaath hote !!!
Pyar mein kisine Dhoka to kisine kasam khayi hai
Par hum wo majnoo hai jisne sirf laat khayi hai.
Maine tujhe pyar kiya
Tere baap nai mujhe peeta
Maine tujhe pyar kiya
Tere baap nai mujhe peeta
Tan ki Shakti,Man ki Shakti, Bournvita
[Sin Theta upon Cos Theta is equal to Tan Theta]

- 122 -
Jise dil diya woh dilli chali gayi
jise pyar kiya woh italy chali gayi
dil ne kahaa khud kushi kar le jalim
bijali ko haath lagaya to bijali chali gayi
Door se dekha to Patthhar dikhta tha..
Dooor se dekha.. to Patthharr dikhtaa thaa...
Paas jake dekha to... suchmuch Patthhar hi thaa...
Door se dekha to kuchh dikha nahi...
Dooor se dekhaaa.. to kuchh dikha nahi.....
Paas jake dekhaa to kuchh tha hi nahi
Door se dekha to paani baras raha tha
Door se dekha to paani baras raha tha
Paas gaya... to bheeg gaya.
Ladki boli:
Chandni chaand se hoti hai, sitaron se nahi,
Chandni chaand se hoti hai, sitaron se nahi,
Mohabbat ek se hoti hai, hazaaron se nahi.
Ladka bola :
Chandni agar chaand se hogi to sitaron ka kya hoga,
Chandni agar chaand se hogi to sitaron ka kya hoga,
Mohabbat agar ek se hogi to hazaron ka kya hoga.
Mashooka: Lagta hai meri aankh mein kuch gir gaya, dekho to.....
Mashook: Darling, ek tinka dikh to raha hai... kyon na usey
wahin rahne diya jaye... main doobonga to sahara dega......
Bewafa sanam se to cigarette achi hai,
Bewafa sanam se to cigarette achi hai,
Dil jalati hai, par hoto se to lagti hai
Aap ka ashiana dil me basa rakha hai,
Aap ki yado ko seene se laga rakha hai,
pata nahi yaad aate hai Aap hi kya,
vaise dost to humne auro ko bhi bana rakha hai
Saaye ki tarah saath rahne wale
hamse rishtaa tod gaye,
hakikat me milna mumkin nahi tha
magar khwabon me bhi aana chhod gaye
Sukhe patte se pyar kar lenge,
hum tuj par aitbaar kar lenge,
tum yeh to kaho hum tumhare hai,
hum zindagi bhar intezaar kar lenge

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-----Original Message-----
From: Gautam Soman []

Hi ,

Chaar din ki zindagi hai,

Nafrat se jiya nahi karte,
Dushmano ki shikayat kya kare...
Ab to dost bhi yaad nahi karte

Char divasachya jinyatach charashe vairi kashala

Vairi tari vairich asati mitra hi na smarati amhala
Anand Prabhakar Gogate

Hello Friends,
Adding my two pennies.
chaar divasaa.nche aayushhya raajaa
raag dvesha kaamaachaa naahee ho

shatroo.nche gaaRhaaNe kaay saa.ngoo

mitra suddhaa visarale kee ho


nadaan hai woh jab humase bichhad kar door jaate hai,
yaadon ki kaaphilonme woh aaj bhi aksar aate hai,
kuchh pal ki majboori hai yaaa do din ki doori hai,
dost aur dusham ab humaari kamjori hai

Thu Mar 17, 2005 1:01 pm

Hey hi !!
Chaar din ki zindagi hai,
Nafrat se jiya nahi karte,
Dushmano ki shikayat kya kare...
Ab to dost bhi yaad nahi karte
Hume to shikaayat hai humse
Dost Dushman kya shikayat kare
Dosto to mile kaphi. Dushmano ki kami na thi..
Shayad Hum hi the jo.. Nibha na sake kuch bhi

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Hay Guys,
As the mails flying around with Marathi/Hindi shaayari
I cant help posting this.
How about a raw and hard hitting "Kavita" by The One
and only Suresh Bhat.

maajhech lok majalaa tiraDiit net hote

maajhyaasamor maajhe jaaLiit pret hote
he lok roj maajhaa satkaar yojataanaa
hradayaat vistavaache shijaviit bet hote
maajhyaa paraabhavaachii samajut kaaDhalii mii
je vaar khol gele te yaar maanale mii
AyuShya saMpatanaa ekach khaMt hotii
kaahi bhikaaraDyaaMnaa diladaar maanale mii


Hi All,
here is a sms i received few days back which is some wht related to this topic. Hope all
will like it.

Phool bankar Muskurana Zindagi hai,

Muskura ke Gum Bhulana Zindagi Hai
Jeet Kar Hum Khush huye to kya hua,
Haar kar Khushiya manana Zindagi Hai


mere... Company kee ladkiyaan sunder hain Aur lonely hain...

Problem ye hai ki bus voh READ-ONLY hain...

Shayad mere pyar ko taste Karna bhool gaye...

Dil sey aisa CUT kiya ke PASTE karna bhool gaye..

Tumhare samne hain itney items Kabhi hame bhi pick karo...
Hamare pyar ke ICON pe Kabhi to tum DOUBLE-CLICK

Roz subha hum karte hai Itne pyar se unhe good morning...
Woh humhe ghoor kar dekhte hain Jaise 0 ERRORS but 5

Ho gayi galti humse, Click ho gaya mouse

Duniya ki parwaah chhodo, ban jaao meri spouse!

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Tumse mila main kal to, Mere dil mein hua ek sound,
Lekin aaj tum mili To kehti ho: Your file not found!

Ab aur kaho na tum, "but" ya "if"

Tum ho meri zindagi ki animated gif

Aysa bhi nahin hai ke, I don't likeyour face

Par dil ke computer mein, Nahin hai enough disk space

Ghar se nikalti ho tum jab, Pehen ke evening gown

Too many requests se, Ho jaata hai server down

Tumhaare liye pyaar ki application, Create main karoonga

Tum usse debug karna, Wait main karoonga

Tumhaara intezaar karte karte, Main so gaya

Yeh dekho mera connection, Time out ho gaya

Kya chaal hai tumhaari, Jaise chalti hai koi cat

What is your ICQ number, Aao karein chat

Tum jabse meri zindagi, mein aayi ho banke female,

Yaad raha na ab kuch, Na postman , Na e-Mail

Joh sadiyaon se hota aaya hai Woh repeat kar doonga...

Tu naa mili to tujhko dil sey Ctrl+Alt+Delete kar doonga...

Humse Kya Khata Hui Ki message Aanna Band Hai.......

Aap hi humse naraz hain ya Web Server band hai.......

Badli hai duniya , kuchch mein bhi badal gaya hoon

Pahle bekaar tha ab S/W Programmer ban gaya hoon

VC aaye to VB mein daal do,

VC aaye to VB mein daal do
seedhe seedhe sabko museebat mein daal do

Project extend ho gaya to kya ho jaata hai?

Are Tankha milti hai aur timepass ho jata hai..

teri yaad me sanam raat bhar humne to wine piya

teri yaad me sanam raat bhar humne to wine piya
kabhi offline to kabhi online piya

Pyar ke sitaare jab gardish mein hote hai

Pyar ke sitaare jab gardish mein hote hai
Laila ghar mein aur majnoo project testing kar rahe
hote hai
bye n smyle all da time

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Some More Shayaris...............
Aap samajhte hai, hamne aapko bhula rakha hai,
Aap nahi jaante ki dil mein chupa rakha hai,
Dekh naa le koi aapko aankhon mein meri,
Is darr se palkon ko jhuka rakha hai

Savera kya hua, sitaron ko bhul gaye,

Chand kya nikla, suraj ko bhul gaye,
Guzre kya kuch pal hamare bina,
Aap to hum hi ko bhul gaye …………………

Wo dard hai ke jise sehe sakoon, naa keh paaon,

Milega chain to ab jaan se guzarke mujhe ……
Gaya phir aaj ka din bhi, udas karke mujhe ……

Yaadein teri rakhi hai sambhal kar, durr kahi dil se nikalkar,
Sab kuch to wapis le liya hai tumne durr jakar,
In yaadon ko bhi le jate tum kisi din aakar


Hope You All Like Them .......

Pyaar nahin karna tha humse,
dillagi to na ki hoti,
ae bewafa beech samundar mein laakar maara,
ek kashti to di hoti.

Har Taraf khamoshi Ka Saaya Hai,

Jise Chahate Hai hum woh ab paraya hai,
Gir Pade hai hum mahobbat ki bhukh se,
Aur log kehate hai ki pikar aaya hai.
Zindagi jaise ek saza si ho gayi hai,
gam ke sagar me is kadar kho gayi hai,
tum aajao wapis yeh gujarish hai meri....
shayaad mujhe tumari aadat si hogayi hai
Dua karte hai hum sar jhukaye ……
Ae dost tu apni manzil ko paaye ……
Agar kabhi teri rahon mein andhera aaye ……
To roshni ke liye khuda hum ko jalaye ……
Yaad aye kabhi, to ankhen num na karna,
Hum chale bhi jaye, to gum na karna,
Ye zaruri nahi, har rishtey ka koi naam ho,
Par dosti ka ehsaas dil se kabhi kum na karna ……

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PED - Thane - Navare S <> wrote:
Some sher and shayaries... might have been heard... but yet... here we go...
Khushi ko dhundhne se gam milte hain,
yeh gam zindagi main hardam milte hain,
jo dil ke saare dard baat le,
aise log zindagi main kam milte hain

Vishavas banke log zindagi main aate hai,

khwab banke aankho main sama jaate hain.
Pehle to yeh hekin dilate hain ki woh hamaree hain,
fir na jaane kyun tanha chhod jaate hain... :((

Khushi mili, has na sake,

gham mile to ro na sake,
zindagi ka yahi hai dastur,
jise chaha use pa na sake...
jise paya use chah na sake..

Nafrat thi hamse to izhaar kyun kiya?

dena tha zeher to Pyaar kyun kiya?
dekar zeher kehte hain ke peena hi hoga,
aur jab pee gaye zeher, to kehte hain jeena hi hoga...

Unki aankho me sitara nazar aata hain,

dubate dil ko kinaara nazar aata hain,
kaise roke aarzoo ke is samandar ko?
har sitam unka, ishara nazar aata hain...

Paas aakar door chale jaate hain...

ham akele the akele reh jaate hain...
dil ka dard kise bataye...
marham lagane vaale he zakhm de jaate hain...

Koi shaam aati hain tumhari yaad lekar,

koi shaam jaati hain tumhari yaad dekar,
hamein to us shaam ka intezaar hai
jo aaye tumhe saath lekar...

Wade bhi dosto ne kya khub nibhaye,

Zakham muft aur dard tohfe me bhijwaye,
Is se bhadhkar wafadari ki misaal kya hogi,
Ke maut se pahele dost kafan leaaye

Mili hai saza unse dil laga ne ki,

Nazar lag gayi hamare pyar ko zamane ki,
Kabar se nikle hue dono haath kehte hai,
Aarzoo reh gayi unko gale lagane ki

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Dost mile to dosti karo,
Dosti mile to use nibhaya karo,
Nibhani hai to kurbania deni padegi,
Kurbaniya deni ho to daro mat,
Agar darna hai to Dost mat bano


With Regards,
Santosh Navare,

These are some more from me............
Hope u like them
Talash karoge to koi mil hi jayega,
Par kaun hai jo tumhe meri tarah chahega,
Dekhta hoga tumhe bhi koi chahato ki nazar se,
Par wo meri nazar kaha se laayega !!!!
Hum haste hain to unhe lagta hai,
Hamein aadat hai muskurane ki,
Wo nadan kya jaane, ye adaa hai gum chupane ki ….
In aankhon mein aasu aaye hote,
Jo tum piche mudkar muskuraye na hote,
Tumhare jaane ke baad ye gum hota hai,
Ke kash tum zindagi mein aaye naa hote ….!!
Khata nazron ne ki, aur dil ko saza mil gayi,
Ye lub bol uthe par, jubaan khamosh reh gayi,
Tum agar na aaye to sanam kya hua,
Ye fiza tumhe chukar to aayi …… !!
Koi ankhon ankhon mein baat kar leta hai,
Koi ankhon ankhon mein mulaqat kar leta hai,
Mushkil hota hai jawab dena,
Jab koi khamosh rehkar bhi sawal kar leta hai ..!!
Duaon ki bhid mein ek dua hamari ……
Jisme mangi hamne har khushi tumhari,
Jab bhi muskurae aap dil se,
Samjho dua Kabul hui hamari ……
Tere pyaar ki gehraie ko sirf maine hi jana hai,
Is bewafaa duniya mein ek tujhe hi apna mana hai,
Tum pe dil ye fida hai, tumhi pe ye marta hai,
Lakh samjhaya is nasamajh ko,
Par tumhise ye ishq karta hai !!
Dil hai diwana, dil ka fasana,
Dilne kaha, dilne suna, dil sochta hai,
Dil chahata hai, dilne tujhe aashiq chuna ……

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Addition to the existing...........
Dost se judai ajeeb si lagati hai,
tuzase baat kiye huye muddat si lagati hai,
jab sochata hu jindagi ke baare mein,
tab teri dosti jaroorat si lagati hai.
Gautam Soman <> wrote:
Zindagi mein hamesha naye log milenge
Kahin pe zyada to kahi pe kam milenge
Aeitbaar zara soch ke karna
Mumkin nahi har jagah aapko
Humaare jaise dost milenge !
SMS Courtesy : Medha, Goa
Dil ke dard ko dil todne wala kya jaane
Pyar ke rivaazon ko zamaana kya jaane
Hoti hai kitni taqleef ladki ko pataane mein
Ye ghar par baitha ladki ka baap kya jaane
SMS Courtesy: Prasad, Pune
Do pal ki khushi mili to bhi sahi,
Hum umr bhar gam ke sahaare ji lenge
Kya hua jo hamaari girlfriend nahi
Hum aapki girlfriend ke sahaare ji lenge
SMS Courtesy: Sujay, Goa
Chaand pe kaali ghata chchaati to hogi
Sitaaron pe bhi udaasi chchaati to hogi,
Tum laakh chchupa lo duniya se,
Magar tanhaai mein tumhe humaari yaad aati to hogi
SMS Courtesy: Gauri, Mumbai

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