What’s the most beautiful short story?

Answer by Ankush Sethi:

Here is one which I personally feel is very interesting so I'm sharing it.

In some places perfection is a habit and not an attitude!

Apparently the American computer giant IBM decided to have some parts manufactured in Japan on a trial basis.
In the specifications, they set a standard that they will accept only three defective piece per 10,000 piece.

When the delivery came to IBM there was a letter accompanying with it.

'We, the Japanese people, had a hard time understanding North American business practices.

But the three defective parts per 10,000 piece have been separately
manufactured and have been included in the consignment in a separate
package mentioned – "Defective pieces as required, not for use."

What's the most beautiful short story?

According to Bhagavad Geeta, god wants all living creatures to attain moksha to come out from their life circle, then why in the first pl…

Answer by Srinivasa Rao:

The term GOD is a human creation. The Bhagwad Geetha is also a human creation. Even the term "human" is a human creation 😛

The truth is that we aatmas (souls) are playful/chaotic manifestations of the parmaatma (supreme soul). These words, communication, intercourse we do, is all a play (maaya) of the souls, to move along the path of least resistance, all the while clamouring to get rid of the gravity impacted manifestation (mass) into the freedom (energy).

GOD and Bhagwad Geetha are both attempts by some souls who reached a higher level of freedom, to regulate the other souls into less chaotic existence.

The real question is why does the parmaatma exist? And in what medium? Aah! The head spins crazily, let me get back to some maaya in the 4th dimension and maybe search for the 5th dimension (as in Interstellar).

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What are some mind-blowing stories of ordinary people getting ultra-rich from the stock market?

Answer by Kirubakaran Rajendran:

This is one such rags to riches story that i read in some blog about an Individual Investment which made him a millionaire.

HOW Rs.10,000 BECAME Rs.500 CRORES

Mohammed Anwar Ahmed, 60, resides in the sleepy town of Amalner in district Jalgaon, Maharashtra. His father owned a large farmland in the 1970's. The father's untimely death in 1980 left the four sons to lead different paths in their lives. They sold the land and divided the proceeds of Rs.80,000 equally among themselves. Mohammed, the youngest of the four, then aged 27, was married for two years and had a year old son. On parting with his brothers, he was at crossroads and did not know the path he should choose for himself as all his working life he had worked on the fields. His one brother left Amalner while the two started their own shops.

                               WHAT'S SO SPECIAL ABOUT AMALNER?
In 1947, Chairman of WIPRO Ltd. and philanthropist Azim Premji's father Mohammad Hussain Hasham Premji set up the company's first plant here to manufacturer vegetable ghee, vanaspati and refined oils. It was then called Western India Vegetable Products Ltd. and had got listed on the stock exchange in 1946. Over the years many residents of Amalner worked at the plant and several residents were shareholders of the company. In 1966, Mr.Azim Premji became Chairman of the company.

                                             A CHANCE MEETING
As Mohammed Anwar Ahmed sat near a tea shop in Amalner, a young stock broker from Bombay (now Mumbai) named SatishShah stopped to ask a question. This meeting would change the life of Mohammed Anwar Ahmed. Satish Shah had come toAmalner to buy as many shares as he could on behalf of some clients in Bombay. The question that Satish Shah asked was : “Do you know anyone here who owns shares in that factory?” pointing to the WIPRO plant. Mohammed replied that the owners of the factory stays in Bombay. In short 15 minutes, Satish explained to Mohammed, how owning a share could make one a part owner in the company. This made Mohammed inquisitive and the meeting lasted for 30 more minutes. Mohammed helped Satish Shah go door to door to collect shares from willing sellers (in very small towns nearly everyone knows each other) and for himself bought 100 shares of Rs.100 face value, thus investing Rs.10,000 from the total of Rs.20,000 that he had. The rest, he invested in starting a trading business.

                                          THE JOURNEY TO WEALTH
From then on Mohammed started to think himself as part owner of WIPRO (and rightly so) and vowed never to sell a single share till Mr. Azim Premji is at the helm. Here is how his initial investment of Rs.10,000 grew to over Rs.500 crores.
He had invested in 100 shares at face value of Rs.100 in 1980. The initial investment was Rs.10,000.
In 1981, the company declared a 1:1 bonus. He now had 200 shares.
In 1985, the company declared 1:1 bonus. He therefore had 400 shares.
In 1986, the company split the share to Rs.10. He thus had 4000 shares.
In 1987, the company declared 1:1 bonus. He hence had 8000 shares.
In 1989, the company announced a 1:1 bonus. Now he had 16,000 shares.
In 1992, the company declared a 1:1 bonus. By now he had 32,000 shares.
In 1995, the company declared a 1:1 bonus. He then had 64,000 shares.
In 1997, the company declared 2:1 bonus. He now held 1,92,000 shares.
In 1999, the company split the share to Rs.2. He now had 9,60,000 shares.
In 2004, the company declared 2:1 bonus. He thus had 28,80,000 shares.
In 2005, the company declared 1:1 bonus. He came to have 57,60,000 shares.
In 2010, the company declared 2:3 bonus. He now had 96,00,000 shares.
The current market price is Rs.500 per share. The shares are valued at Rs.480 crores.
Over the past 33 years, the company regularly paid out dividends and increased them almost every year. Cumulatively he received Rs.118 crores as dividend over the past 33 years. Thus by investing Rs.10,000, Mohammed gained Rs.598 crores.
He is now retired and donates freely to charity from the dividends he receives. His foreign educated children often advice him to sell the shares but he has kept his vow of not selling a single share till Mr.Azim Premji is the working Chairman.

This is a lesson – both in patience and conviction.

source: Prudent Equity

What are some mind-blowing stories of ordinary people getting ultra-rich from the stock market?

Has anyone used Celframe Office? Have you even heard about it? How does it compare with any or all of Libre Office, Open Office, Google A…

Question on @Quora: Has anyone used Celframe Office? Have you even heard about it? How does it compare with any or a…

I hadn't even heard about this product or the company or its promoter Arun Pudur, until I read a news article this morning, of his being the richest Asian (10th worldwide) under 40, with wealth of $4 billion, according to a reporting agency called Wealth-X.

So, I searched and found this company's website Page on celframe.com however I could not check the product as most of the links taking to download anything, encountered error of "Resource Limit Is Reached – The website is temporarily unable to service your request as it exceeded resource limit. Please try again later."

Has anyone got it, and used it?

What is your opinion of this product and its company, whose website can't even service a random, simple browse request?

Even the quality of the home page is quite poor!

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When You Lose Weight, Where Does it Go? The Answer May Surprise You

The human body is one great machine…the way the body’s actions are mapped out, it is hard to believe that living beings can be the result of just chemical reactions and not the handiwork of some supreme intelligence!

Mitch Kirby

Recently, I was sitting and thinking about all of the diet and exercise suggestions that constantly bombard us from all sides. While trying to determine which techniques would likely yield the largest benefits, I decided to start from the beginning and attempted to answer a seemingly simple question: When we lose weight, where does the weight go? When the fat from our waistline disappears, what happens to it? Answering this question was actually way more difficult than I imagined at the start, and forced me to think back to my time as a molecular biology major in order to answer the question effectively.

After uncovering the answer for myself, I asked others to think about the question to see if the solution was more obvious to them than it was to me. Shockingly, even many physicians I asked were unable to answer this question accurately and completely. Below are the most popular answers…

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Inscript Layout V/s Google Transliterate

ఈ ఇన్స్క్రిప్ట్ లేఔట్ తో వేగలేక చస్తున్నాను.  చివరకు గూగలే దిక్కు ఐయింది. Google transliteration bookmarklet ఉపయోగిస్తున్నాను.

How to type new Rupee character on keyboard in Linux Ubuntu

New Indian Rupee (INR) character is typed with Ctrl+Shift+u20b9

Keep Ctrl and Shift pressed while typing the 5 characters – yoo two zero bee nine 😉

Was setting up an online computer store on SriComputers.com. I set the default currency to INR (Rupee) and wanted to set the new Rupee symbol. After a lot of searching on the Internet, information from 2 URLs finally provided the solution to type new Rupee character on keyboard in Linux Ubuntu (my version: 11.10).

Kamlakar Agashe’s post about the new indian rupee symbol on Linux informed the unicode in UTF-8, but the suggested key-sequence (Right-Alt+4) didn’t work for me. Some more search and I landed at this Linux Unicode composition article which got me the correct method that I was looking for.

శ్రీ = Mdjr in Telugu (InScript)

We have to type Mdjr to get శ్రీ in the Telugu (InScript) keyboard layout.

श्री = zxrI in Hindi (Bolnagri)

Thanks to Tāṇḍava, I got श्री by typing zxrI in the Hindi (Bolnagri) layout.

हिन्दी बोलनागरी कुन्जी पटल

ताण्डव जी,
हिन्दी बोलनागरी कुन्जी पटल प्रसारित करने एवं मेरी वांछित जानकारी देने के लिये धन्यवाद.

Tandava's Technical Blog

I have recently got a new laptop, my trusty old ThinkPad R40e has cracks in the case and doesn’t always load. I’m not sure how old it is, but it is an IBM thinkpad and the brand switched to Lenovo in 2005. I have run Linux on my old laptop for a while, but have not yet successfully installed it on my new one yet.  One of the best things about the Linux release was the Bolnagri keyboard layout. This puts most of the devanagari characters in on keys which have the same or a similar sound on the Latin QWERTY keyboard. For example, the “d” key gives द and the shift D key ध. Vowels are slightly more complicated, as you have to hold down the ALT-GTR key for the independent forms. For example typing “ki”  gives कि and kI gives की , whereas AltGtr+i gives इ , and AltGtr+I  ई…

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