Warrier's Collage on Sunday October 29, 2023

Welcome To Warrier's COLLAGE On Sunday, October 29, 2023 Friends Happy Birthday to all readers having Birthday during the week ending Saturday November 4, 2023. Ayurarogyasoukhyam 🙏 and Best Wishes for all. M G Warrier A Collage Njoy Kaliyattam in North Malabar https://youtu.be/VKwb2_XWguE?feature=shared Ok Now get into this car and listen to the comments carefully. Those who have seen dirty clips about Kerala roads, keep watching the journey. Our roads are of international standards, at least in some stretches. Unless you go there, you will think the one pothole shared again and again on WhatsApp is representative of the roads in Kerala. Ok... Now watch this excellent video and listen carefully. We have readers from Kannur and Cheruvathur who will share Kaliyattam experience. https://youtu.be/VKwb2_XWguE?feature=shared B Current Affairs https://www.theweek.in/news/biz-tech/2023/10/27/tata-group-to-become-iphone-maker-in-india-for-domestic-global-markets.html Salt-to-software conglomerate Tata Group is all set to become the first Indian iPhone maker as Wistron Corporation agreed to sell its India plant to the group for approximately $125 million. The plant is located near Bengaluru. "Wistron Corp held a Board of Directors meeting today and granted approval for its subsidiaries, SMS InfoComm (Singapore) Pte Ltd and Wistron Hong Kong Ltd to sign the Share Purchase Agreement with Tata Electronics Pvt Ltd (TEPL) for the sale of its 100 per cent indirect stake in Wistron InfoComm Manufacturing (India) Pvt Ltd (WMMI)," Wistron announced in the statement. Know more about Taipei https://www.britannica.com/place/Taipei Taipei lies in the relatively narrow bowl-shaped valley of the Tan-shui and two of its main tributaries, the Chi-lung (Jilong) and Hsin-tien (Xindian) rivers. The generally low-lying terrain of the central areas on the western side of the municipality slopes upward to the south and east and especially to the north, where it reaches 3,675 feet (1,120 metres) at Mount Ch’i-hsing (Qixing). The climate is humid subtropical, with hot, muggy, rainy summers and cool, damp winters. Although it is no longer Taiwan’s most populous city—having been surpassed in the 21st century by other municipalities—it remains the political, economic, and cultural centre of the island. Area 105 square miles (272 square km). Pop. (2015 est.) 2,704,810. C Cover Story : M G Warrier As you are aware, Warrier's Collage was an offshoot of the pandemic chaos. In a way, it is also a continuation of the monologue I started during 1990's titled "My Page" then addressed to my son Kiran who was in an Engineering College Hostel in Islampur (Interior Maharashtra). Remembered this to recall that my messages are personal in content and nature. I've roped in many on the way. The two RBI Retirees Groups and some WhatsApp Groups have been supporting me in increasing the outreach of my messages. Many friends have allowed me to reproduce their contributions and responses in Collage. During the last 20 years, post-retirement, my timepass has been reading and writing. Publishing letters, articles and some books was incidental. Actually I discontinued regular contribution to newspapers and magazines during the C-Days, as I was not reading newspapers and magazines. Since last week one of the RBI Retirees Groups has some technical issues preventing members' messages from getting transmitted. Hope things will get sorted out soon 🙏 M G Warrier D Life Art of communication The driver of the auto (Let's call him Abdul) in which I returned from Ghatkopar today (October 28, 2023) is an excellent communicator. I was returning after spending some time with my friend Das. Das accompanied me to the gate of the residential colony, stopped an auto and said bye after I was comfortably seated in the auto. Abdul, 73, by asking three or four questions, found out the purpose of my visit, my relationship with Das and my personal details. Rest of the time, about 20 minutes, till he dropped me back at Dreams gate, Abdul was talking non-stop. Abdul has worked for about one year in Kochi and found Kerala a healthy, peaceful place. He loved a type of banana milk he was taking regularly while in Kerala. He was in Dubai for few years. A major accident involving the vehicle Abdul was driving ended his Dubai tenure. He survived the accident with several steel rods joining his fractured bones, long stitches and permanent damage to both his feet. He showed me a long stitch starting from back of his neck. Abdul lost all his savings in his treatment and whatever property left, he gave to his children who didn't show any inclination to help him in trouble. His advice is, never part with your assets when you are alive. Abdul appreciated my friendship with Das. He said I should recognise the friend's gesture in following me to the gate. He said I should thank God for the social security in old age by getting an opportunity to work with an institution like RBI. I'm still amazed by the story telling abilities of Abdul who could be an excellent motivation specialist, given an opportunity. Stupid me, didn't collect Abdul's contact details. He stays in some gully behind RCity Mall, Ghatkopar. Had cataract surgery for one eye recently. Till he can get the other eye also treated, Abdul can drive only during the day. He takes two hours rest during the day. E Collage Books Around the world in 80 days Limited-time deal: Around the World in 80 Days [Paperback] Jules Verne https://amzn.eu/d/9ULrWFH Excerpts from Book overview @ Amazon “Anything one man can imagine, other men can make real.” A pioneer of the science-fiction genre, Jules Verne, a French author, is known for his writings about cosmic, atmospheric and underwater travel which runs our imagination way ahead of its time. The classic novel, Around* the World in 80 Days*, begins with a challenge taken up by Fogg to cover the world in just eighty days. Fogg and Jean Passepartout, embark on a fantastic journey into a world of danger and beauty. From the exotic shores of India, to rescuing a Raja's widowed wife, to the rugged American frontier, the novel visualizes the rich sceneries of the world and mesmerizes the readers with its sheer story-telling, downright entertainment and pure adventure. My 2023 Book This fourth book from Notion Press is not about Economics and Finance. Contains short monologues written during the pandemic years (2019-22) to entertain my contacts. Under print. Details will be shared soon. F Leisure After a Morning walk, a Group of Doctors were standing at a road-side Restaurant enjoying a Cup of Tea.. They saw a Man limping towards them.. One Doctor said, "he has Arthritis in his Left Knee.." The second said, "he has Plantar Faciitis.." The third said, "Just an Ankle Sprain.." The fourth said, "see that Man cannot lift his Knee, he looks to have Lower Motor Neurons.." "But to me he seems a Hemiplegia Scissors Gait," said the fifth.. Before the sixth could proclaim his Diagnosis, the Man reached the Group and asked, "Is there a Cobbler nearby who can repair my Slipper.?" Yes. Admittedly a repeat. But so long the Experts continue to talk in Social Media & Television on all issues this way, we will keep reminding..!! G Quotes about Indian Culture https://www.caleidoscope.in/art-culture/quotes-about-indian-culture So, here are a few quotes or sayings about the country that accurately capture the feelings of explorers, writers, and travellers regarding India. These quotes encapsulate India’s essence, enthusiasm, and energy.

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