Greetings on the auspicious festival Ugaadi – New year for Telugu, Kannada and Marathi speaking families

This is the 32nd year of 60 years from Telugu Calendar. This is called “Shri. Vilambhi”. Telugu and Kannada new year are celebrated as “Ugaadi” and Marathi speaking people celebrate this as “Guid Padva”. For Telugu speaking people, festival starts with eating a dish that is made up of Mango, Neem, Chilli powder, Bananan, Jaggari…

CPWA, CPACC, WAS – what are all these?

My readers may have noticed something like CPWA, CPACC and WAS added to my profile on various platforms. Thought I would write a quick post describing what these acronyms are meant. These are certifications by International Association of Accessibility Professionals for people working in the area of Accessibility. CPACC – Certified Professional in Accessibility Core…

Open Challenge to all the airlines; specially those who discriminate

Inspite having regulation from Director General of Civil Aviation, Government of India, air carriers display a non-discrimination statement on their websites, we still see discrimination happening on the ground. Very recently, a doctor by profession and a person with disability was asked for a “fit to fly certificate” by Jet Airways customer service. Here is…

His Holiness Shri. Shri. Shri. Jayendra Saraswathi passes away

Today is indeed remains a loss for entire spiritual community. Kanchi Matha Peetadhipathi (Head of Kanchi organization) His Holiness Shri. Shri. Shri. Jayendra Saraswathi has attained heavenly abode earlier today. About Shri. Swami Jagadguru Sri Jayendra Saraswathi shankaracharya (born 18 July 1935 as Subramanyam Mahadeva ) was the 69th Shankaracharya Guru and head or pontiff…

Easy way of Re-verification of BSNL Mobile connection using Aadhar with just a phone call

As we are aware re-verification of mobile SIM subscription by linking Aadhar is mandatory and needs to be done by 31st March, 2018. Here is a easy method for Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) subscribers. One has to just dial 14516 from BSNL mobile phone and follow the instructions. It will ask you to choose…

My take on Relationships and disability – story on NewzHook.com

In this story on NewzHook.com – only media that focuses on disability in India and publishes news in accessible way, I have shared my thoughts on relationships and disability including a personal experience. This story may may provide inputs on what precautions to be taken while choosing a life partner. Read more on NewzHook.com If…

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Greetings on the auspicious occasion of Maha Shivarathri

Maha Shivarathri is one of the auspicious festivals in India where people offer special worship to Lord Shiva. This is also a festival where people do fasting and observe night staying awake. More about Maha Shivarathri Maha Shivaratri is a Hindu festival celebrated annually in honour of the god Shiva. There is a Shivaratri in…