Month: April 2009

Coming soon – A journey through the world of music – Anand Narayan – exclusive

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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

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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

Today in History – 30 April

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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

മൃദംഗനാദത്താല്‍ വിസ്‌മയം തീര്‍ത്ത്‌ ഇരിങ്ങാലക്കുടയിലെ കുട്ടികള്‍ ഗള്‍ഫ്‌‌നാടുകളില്‍

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മൃദംഗനാദത്താല്‍ വിസ്‌മയം തീര്‍ത്ത്‌ ഇരിങ്ങാലക്കുടയിലെ കുട്ടികള്‍ ഗള്‍ഫ്‌‌നാടുകളില്‍

Author : – സ്വന്തം ലേഖകന്‍ http://www.irinjalakuda.com/

ഗള്‍ഫുനാടുകളില്‍ മൃദംഗമേള അവതരിപ്പിക്കുന്നതിനായി ഇരിങ്ങാലക്കുടയിലെ കൊരമ്പ്‌ മൃദംഗ കളരിയിലെ എട്ടോളം കൊച്ചുകലാകാരന്‍മാര്‍ ഗള്‍ഫ്‌ നാടുകളില്‍ പര്യടനമാരംഭിച്ചു. 10 ദിവസം നീണ്ടുനില്‍ക്കുന്ന വിദേശയാത്രയില്‍ ഷാര്‍ജ, ദുബായ്‌, അബുദാബി എന്നിവിടങ്ങളിലായി അഞ്ചോളം സ്റ്റേജുകളില്‍ മൃദംഗമേള അവതരിപ്പിക്കുന്നുണ്ട്‌. കൊരമ്പ്‌ കളരിയില്‍ നിന്നുള്ള കലാകാരന്‍മാര്‍ക്കു പുറമേ ദുബായില്‍ ഓണ്‍ലൈന്‍ വഴി പഠിക്കുന്ന കുട്ടികളും മൃദംഗമേളയില്‍ പങ്കെടുക്കുമെന്നത്‌ പ്രത്യേകതയാണ്‌.

Photo Speaks – Abu Dhabi Bus & Police ads for Traffic Safety

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Photo Speaks – Abu Dhabi Bus & Police ads for Traffic Safety

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.

Today in History – 29 April

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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

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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,

VIDWAJJANE CHARJAVAM,

SHOURYAM SATRUJANE, KSHAMA GURUJANE,

KANTAJANE DRUSHTATHA

YE CHAIVAM PURUSHAH: KALA SUKUSHALA,

STESHWEVA LOKASTITHIH:”

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.