Evil Spirits

Evil Spirits

I went to the temple today morning where Panditji had to perform Havan. I had visited this temple earlier on the recommendation of someone known in our family. This temple is known for accomplishment of your wishes. You make a wish and it will be done. The Sankat Mochan temple is located near sector 22 of Rohini area. It does not occupy much area but whatever area it occupies is kept clean and hundreds of devotees throng this temple every Tuesday and Saturday with very long queues spreading over half…


World of Zombies-Part 3-The conclusion

World of Zombies-Part 3-The conclusion

  Incidence 4 There is one more instance where funeral home workers in the Colombian city of Cali got shock of their lives in 2010 when a 45 year old woman named Noelia Serna being prepared for burial started breathing again. She had been admitted to hospital due to heart attack. This is a Lazarus syndrome where a patient’s circulation returns after some time when the process of reviving the patient failed. At least 25 such instances have been reported since 1981. The study shows that this happens due to…


Eggs-New currency of Venezuela

Eggs-New currency of Venezuela

Crypto currency is the buzz word today but have you heard of Egg as a currency. Inflation ravaged Venezuela has its own crypto currency-Egg which has become a common medium of exchange. Security firm in Venezuela is offering monthly salary of 2 million Bolivar ($10 or Rs 650) and a motivational bonus of 36 eggs a week if guard comes on time and is neatly dressed. A computer programmer drew his salary in eggs and a priest could buy 30 eggs with a Sunday’s collection of donation in Bolivar while…


My adventure with unconfirmed ticket

My adventure with unconfirmed ticket

One way flight from Delhi to Patna was costing Rs 20000 for one person for immediate booking and about Rs 5887 if booked two weeks in advance.  Train was costing Rs 1500 to 1800. But it was still out of my budget. Next day I checked Indian railways site and got 2 tickets booked @Rs 1300 which was reasonable price and within my budget. My friends and relatives had warned me that saving on tickets might cost me more. But I was adamant. They could spend Rs 5000 just for…


World of Zombies-Part 2

World of Zombies-Part 2

To know about part 1-read @ http://www.abhirajgupta.in/world-of-zombies-part-1.html Incidence 2 There is another instance of zombie where earthquakes were felt in many parts of the world especially Greek island of Crete. Extensive research led to digging out of numerous enormous animals that perished. These animals were trying to come out but could not come out. Shriek sounds came out from Crete Island which could be heard for many miles. These creatures were actually Minotaur Zombie which were in the shape of half man, half bull and were linked to earthquakes. Crete is…


Drinking water turned into nightmare

Drinking water turned into nightmare

It was Friday and the office clock struck 5 in the evening. We planned to go out in the weekend. Myself, Karan, Atul, Michael, Christine and my wife-Niharika discussed places best suited for weekend so that we could join office on Monday. The office was not very large with about 100 employees in Gurgaon. It was a new company set up 2 years back and was expanding. The management had plans to make it a thousand employees company in the future. I had met Niharika in this office. I remembered…


World of Zombies-Part 1

World of Zombies-Part 1

Half human, half beast.  Sometimes it is dragon that bites and sometimes it looks like a wolf. You must have seen these creatures in movies and serials. These are Zombies that chases human being and may be harmful. Zombie bites human being and the person if not treated will turn into the same monster within six months. This person who has become zombie will again bite and tear flesh of another human being and thus this becomes a vicious circle. There are several stories on this. Incidence 1 One of…


Girlfriend waiting,bike keys left at home

Girlfriend waiting,bike keys left at home

I had to meet Neetu, my girlfriend today at 5.00 in the evening. I was excited as I had to propose her which was a surprise for her also. I woke up at 7.00 in the morning and shaved to look smart. I look 2-3 years older with beard and stubble on my long slim face and do not suit me as my complexion is dusky. I took bath and wore nicely ironed full sleeved white shirt with a pair of denim jeans. I chose black pair of polished shoes…


Arrival of ladies Johnie Walker

Arrival of ladies Johnie Walker

If you drink whisky, you know Johnie Walker brand. This is for sure. Jane Walker, female version of Johnie Walker has arrived that will give boost to ladies participation in whisky pleasure and will push towards more gender equality. A female icon will be displayed on the bottle and will carry name Jane walker. Stephanie Jacoby, VP of Johnie Walker said “It is a really exciting opportunity to invite women into the brand.” Other brands like KFC have also pioneered in this field by putting female face on a traditionally…


Offices now in Forest

Offices now in Forest

Have you ever dreamt of working in the forest? Now companies like Amazon, Samsung and Alibaba are building structures in such a way that you can walk from the office and reach forest in few minutes and work in the lap of nature. Companies are resorting to state of the art designs at work place so that employees are more happy, give better productivity and can stay for longer hours to meet deadlines. This trend is called Biophilia where the people tend to connect with the nature. We feel more…