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Jyoti Basu was born on 8 July, 1914 as Jyotirindra Basu into an upper middle-class Bengali family in Calcutta. His father, Nishikanta Basu, was a doctor from the village of Barodi in Dhaka District, East Bengal (now in Bangladesh), while his mother Hemalata Basu was a housewife.
After his studies in England in the year 1935 for Law, he got interested in activities of politics through the Communist Party of Great Britain. In 1940 he completed his studies and qualified as a Barrister. In the same year he returned to India. In 1944 Mr. Jyothi Basu became involved in trade union activities when CPI delegated him to work amongst the railway labourers. When B.N. Railway Workers Union and B.D. Rail Road Workers Union merged, Mr. Jyothi Basu became the general secretary of the union, starting his political carrier from there, till time he is loved and respected by all persons, not from his party but people from all walks of life.
He served as the Chief Minister of West Bengal from 1977 to 2000, making him India's longest-serving Chief Minister as of 2009[update]. He was a member of the CPI (M) Politburo from the time of the party's founding in 1964 until 2008.
Now as he is hospitalised, let’s hope for his good health, and look forward to work more for the working class and for the people who suffer, and who needs justice to be done.
Jan 9, 2010
Anthropologists claim that the history of tattoos may date back to many centuries back. Certainly, we know that many of the ancient civilizations, including the Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans, used tattooing techniques.
Towards the end of the 1800s criminals in America and even normal citizens were tattooed with a code for identification purposes.
Now tattooing has become a status symbol, and to some people it’s a show off. The other funny thing is some use the tattoo in private parts and the others use in body places which are open. As tattoo designs and safety techniques improved, and several prominent celebrities began to sport tattoos, they became desirable once again.
The Greeks and Romans used tattoos for a different purpose – to show criminal or slave status! This is a concept that we could call the ‘dark side’ of tattoo history – the fact that body tattooing has been used, in certain times in history, to indicate an inferior status. This is relatively unusual and in most cultures, tattoo art is a symbol of status or accomplishment.
Tattooing some years back was in disreputable until it made a dramatic comeback a few years back. Now the young generation is behind tattooing, it may be good, but I don’t understand the freedom some people implementing this art in faces, I not sure to comment this can be cleared or changed when one don’t likes this. In our cultural ethics I don’t know how a person will be treated in my society with a tattoo in face. I could like to comment this art as not ‘art of living’ but ‘living with art’
Jan 7, 2010
Iraqi civilians and U.S. soldiers pull down a statue of Saddam Hussein in downtown Baghdad, on April 9, 2003
This unsourced picture allegedly shows ousted Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein being dragged out of his hiding following his capture by US troops 13 December 2003 in an underground hole at a farm in the village of ad-Dawr, near his hometown of Tikrit in northern Iraq.
A hijacked commercial plane approaches the World Trade Centre shortly before crashing into the landmark skyscraper 11 September 2001 in New York.
Hope this pictures will stand in our hearts, forever.
Lets work together against terrorism
A person falls from the north tower of New York's World Trade Centre in this Sept. 11, 2001 file photo, after terrorists crashed two hijacked airliners into the World Trade Centre and brought down the twin 110-story towers.
Jan 6, 2010
MY VISIT TO VALIYATHURA KADAL PALAM
I had a visit to one of the oldest kadal palam (Sea Bridge) in Kerala yesterday, it’s situated at Valiyathura. It’s nearly 7 km from Trivandrum city and very near Shankumugham beach. This place was once a dock yard for small vessels, and also when all big ships came here to Trivandrum, she will be angered in the sea which is the nearest, from there passengers and goods are carried here in small boats, at that time they use to take the goods with the lifts there, but now all the lifts have been removed from the bridge. There was also a customs office which worked for the need of the port, and also a flag hoisting place to make know the fisherman about the climate. The ruins of the godown which was used for storing goods can also be seen here. Now here there is a officer who undertakes the daily happenings here, this include some TV serial shooting or such things. Now here the local fisherman use this elevated place for fishing with hooks, and also the locals use this place for launching the Kattamaram (Catamaran) to go to sea. I saw some visitors also at the bridge to watch the fishing, and to see the sunset.
Really when technology was not so much developed, building this type of a bridge at that time might be immensely tough.
By visiting this Kadal Palm I could once more recollect that we people don’t take care of buildings or anything once its build and handed over to public. We never take care of monuments also, some thing it’s all left behind for new, but the thing is that we can never go forward forgetting with our culture and sentimental values.
2009 went away from us; especially from people of Kerala the year went away taking 4 innocent lives at Karunagapally near Kollam.
The incident occurred when a Gas tanker collided with a car. Our road traffic rules are violated by all, including the police department in many ways. When this accident occurred a police team arrived on the spot, but poor persons, they don’t know what’s inside this container, or how dangerous is the leak, or what all precaution to take, or what liquid, powder, or foam should be used to suppress this. Really this is one of the main reasons why the fire caught all of a sudden. Actually the fire department comes with a tank of water to every place they are called. They too don’t have any experts in every fire station, if so they are not having any fire safety dress at many places.
When all I have seen a Gas container on the road, I have seen a red small flag on the side of the cabin, how will this be noticed even in the day light, or how will drivers or general public notice a small red bulb in the highway when other cars and trucks are using heavy head lights with dashing speed. I have noticed that the containers has written what the truck is carrying, but my doubt if any incident occur and the truck catches fire how will the fire man know what’s in the container.
Let me suggest some point for safety (1) All the Hazardous or flammable carrying trucks must be forced to use the warning yellow lights as in every other country, so that this can be easily seen in day, and night. (2) All container trucks should be fitted with metal embossed letters in all sides to show what they are carrying, this is if the container catches fire, the metal plates will not get burned, so that the fire man can easily identify. (3) All containers carrying inflammable goods should place their knobs or vent in a safe area, and also out of reach from public. (4) The drivers of the said containers should have minimum qualification , and experience.(5) The containers should be allowed to run in a speed less than 40 km/hr. (6) If possible allow only night riding on thickly populated areas or in heavy traffic. (7) Never allow the container trucks to travel through places where there are festivals, or fire crackers.(8) Never allow the drivers to drive more than eight hours , if so wanted the truck must have two drivers. (9)Allow permit to the container vehicles for the first five years only. (10) Every truck which carries flammable materials must have two or three fire extinguishers.
Burj Dubai or "Dubai Tower" is a super tall skyscraper in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and is the tallest man-made structure ever built, at 818 m (2,684 ft). Construction began on 21 September 2004, with the exterior of the structure completed on 1 October 2009 and the building officially opened on 4 January 2010.
This tallest building of the world took just 6 years to build it, here in Trivandrum , the Trivandrum City Road Improvement Project started to build an over bridge with the maiden venture of Kerala Road Fund Board. All the pillars are finished, and a portion of the bridge road is yet to be completed. I have noticed ministers visiting the construction sites and narrating about the highlights and the time of completion of the bridge, but it’s only on words nothing is happening, all going in the speed of a snail.
Let’s at this time think why development is on the fast track in some countries, is this the problem of the people or the set up of our community. I do want my country to develop fast, for development we have to change a lot, more than that we must have leaders who have vision for the people and country, or else we will again look to more skyscrapers and just open our mouth, we are poor citizens ruled by elected politicians...let long live our politicians to rule us with our votes, isn’t. Don’t they feel shy?