Month: April 2009
Watch out for this space. Coming soon – My journey through the world of music by Anand Narayan.
Anand Narayan – a bundle of talents. You name it, he has it. Singer, TV presenter, Event co-ordinator and many more that we all yet to experience from this power pack of talent. He has started his journey through the world of music and share it exclusively with Q4music, his experience.
Enjoy reading his experiences as he travels from his native Trivandrum to various parts of the world – Abu Dhabi – his first stage, Dubai, Thailand, Russia, Switzerland and various other countries and not to forget Bangalore, Trivandrum, Cochin, Calicut, Trichur and other cities in India.
മൃദംഗ പഠന കളരിയും മൃദംഗ മേളയും
Yuvakalasahithy Sharjah Unit Conducting Mridaga Patana Kalari and Mridangamela by
Sri. Vikraman Naboodiri At Sharjah Indian Association Conference Hall on 2nd May 2009 3 p.m onwards. For more information please contact 050-4978520
1961 1st shuttle flights between Washington D.C., Boston and New York City begin (Eastern)
1955 Imperial Bank of India nationalized
1904 Ice cream cone makes its debut
1808 1st practical typewriter finished by Italian Pellegrini Turri
1789 George Washington inaugurated as 1st president of US
1772 John Clais patents 1st scale
Moving slowly through the city traffic is the most difficult part during the morning session of our daily working life. And if it stops completely due to a wrong parking by someone, what will be your mood? Especially in this part of the world, where most of the banks and government offices close at 2:00 pm and if one has to run between various points for multiple tasks, he will definitely be thinking, God, are you seeing all these, we have to reach at x,y and z destinations before they close. Summer is here and the temperature is rising and the tempers of the drivers will also follow suite. However, this particular advertisement on an Abu Dhabi Bus by Abu Dhabi Police convinced my belief that the authorities are aware of the wrong parking situations happening at many parts of the city. Thank you sirs, for highlighting this problem for the attention of the general public, who are of course aware of it, but helpless with the lack of parking areas at prominent spots. May be this is an indication of stringent actions going to be enforced in future for offenders who double park and block the traffic.
Solution upfront is to start using Abu Dhabi Bus… The new ones are coming soon. Why not? Enjoy the view around from a different seat and different height.
1994 Israel and PLO sign economic accord
1991 Croatia declares independence
1957 1st military nuclear power plant dedicated, Fort Belvoir Va
1930 Telephone connection England-Australia goes into service
1922 1st official International Weightlifting Federation Champ (Tallinn, Estonia)
1886 1st public Dutch electricity opens
An Inspiring Moment shared (AIMs) with Team 1 – K M Nair
I would like to state that I have nothing much to claim in my life. How ever I am glad that I could assist the needy when ever and wherever possible.
My Motto(s): What ever you are, wherever you are, who ever you are you should always behave according to the character and or the situation.
You should understand the nature of the person to whom you are dealing without egoistic mentality and without forgetting that our original nature should be love.
The following stanza will give us an indication on how to deal in each situation:
“DAKSHINYAM SWAJANE, DAYA PARIJANE,
SHADYAM SADA DURJANE,
PREETHI : SADHU JANE, NAYO NRIPAJANE,
SHOURYAM SATRUJANE, KSHAMA GURUJANE,
YE CHAIVAM PURUSHAH: KALA SUKUSHALA,
The above sloka in sanskrit tells us:
We should have benevolence towards our kindred, compassion and pity towards our servants, wickedness towards the wicked, love towards the suave, virtuous with the royal people, tolerance towards the scholars, intimacy towards the wife.
Mr. K. Madhavan Nair (K M Nair or Nair uncle as he is lovingly called by many) is a B.Com (Honours) graduate from Bombay University and Associate Member of British Association of Hospitality Accountants (ABHA). With 18 years of employment and experience of working in Bombay (1960-1978) moved to UAE and feel this country as his home away from home. After retiring from the position as Area Financial Controller, Rotana Hotels, he is continuing as Financial Controller, Abu Dhabi Trade Centre, Abu Dhabi Mall.
World Day for Safety and Health at Work: 28 April 2009
2009: Health and life at work: A basic human right
World Day for Safety and Health at Work is an international campaign to promote safe, healthy, and decent work. This year, as in previous years, tripartite events will be taking place world wide, and a number of products are available from this Web page to support those efforts. You are invited to join us in promoting this important day.
1994 1st multi-racial election in South Africa ends [3 days]
1937 1st animated cartoon electric sign displayed (New York City)
1937 1st commercial flight across Pacific, Pan Am
1935 Moscow underground opens (81 km long)
1910 1st night air flight (Claude Grahame-White, England)
1855 1st veterinary college in U.S. incorporated in Boston
1994 President Nixon buried in Nixon Library in California
1989 Mandatory seatbelt law goes into effect in Italy
1961 Sierra Leone declares independence from U.K.
1960 1st atomic powered electric-drive submarine launched, the Tullibee
1946 1st radar installation aboard a coml ship installed