Drupal blog posts https://prashantksingh.com/ en The Humbling Service https://prashantksingh.com/node/192 <article data-history-node-id="192" role="article" about="/node/192" class="node node--type-blog node--promoted node--view-mode-teaser"> <h2> <a href="/node/192" rel="bookmark"><span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">The Humbling Service</span> </a> </h2> <footer> <article typeof="schema:Person" about="/users/prashant" class="profile-link"> </article> <div class="submitted"> Submitted by <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><a title="View user profile." href="/users/prashant" lang="" about="/users/prashant" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" class="username">prashant</a></span> on <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Mon, 04/27/2020 - 20:03</span> </div> </footer> <div class="content"> <div class="field field--name-field-lexicon field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/114" hreflang="en">COVID</a></div> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>In my previous blog, I wrote about my experience when I stepped out to donate blood. The way I saw people driving casually and congregating, especially delivery boys, set the alarm ringing. </p> <p>However, my experience at the hospital was quite opposite. </p></div> <div class="node__links"> <div class="links"> <ul class="links inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/node/192" rel="tag" title="The Humbling Service" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about The Humbling Service</span></a></li><li class="blog-usernames-blog"><a href="/blog/1" title="Read prashant&#039;s latest blog entries.">prashant's Blog</a></li><li class="comment-add"><a href="/node/192#comment-form" title="Share your thoughts and opinions." hreflang="en">Add new comment</a></li></ul> </div> </div> </div> </article> Mon, 27 Apr 2020 14:33:28 +0000 prashant 192 at https://prashantksingh.com Lockdown? https://prashantksingh.com/node/191 <article data-history-node-id="191" role="article" about="/node/191" class="node node--type-blog node--promoted node--view-mode-teaser"> <h2> <a href="/node/191" rel="bookmark"><span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Lockdown? </span> </a> </h2> <footer> <article typeof="schema:Person" about="/users/prashant" class="profile-link"> </article> <div class="submitted"> Submitted by <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><a title="View user profile." href="/users/prashant" lang="" about="/users/prashant" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" class="username">prashant</a></span> on <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Mon, 04/27/2020 - 10:53</span> </div> </footer> <div class="content"> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Two days ago, on Saturday morning, I received a call. It was related to blood requirement for an old lady. This was not the first blood donation request that I received since lockdown started. However on earlier occasion, I was on fast and could not be of help.</p></div> <div class="node__links"> <div class="links"> <ul class="links inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/node/191" rel="tag" title="Lockdown? " hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about Lockdown? </span></a></li><li class="blog-usernames-blog"><a href="/blog/1" title="Read prashant&#039;s latest blog entries.">prashant's Blog</a></li><li class="comment-add"><a href="/node/191#comment-form" title="Share your thoughts and opinions." hreflang="en">Add new comment</a></li></ul> </div> </div> </div> </article> Mon, 27 Apr 2020 05:23:10 +0000 prashant 191 at https://prashantksingh.com Being Corona Positive https://prashantksingh.com/COVID <article data-history-node-id="190" role="article" about="/COVID" class="node node--type-blog node--promoted node--view-mode-teaser"> <h2> <a href="/COVID" rel="bookmark"><span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Being Corona Positive</span> </a> </h2> <footer> <article typeof="schema:Person" about="/users/prashant" class="profile-link"> </article> <div class="submitted"> Submitted by <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><a title="View user profile." href="/users/prashant" lang="" about="/users/prashant" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" class="username">prashant</a></span> on <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Thu, 04/02/2020 - 17:09</span> </div> </footer> <div class="content"> <div class="field field--name-field-lexicon field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/113" hreflang="en">Corona, Lockdown, India, </a></div> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>The India has been under lockdown. It is about to continue for another two weeks. It may and should continue further. </p> <p>The asynchronized work pattern and presence of kids add another dimension to it. Since kids are more prone to go out in evening and all of a sudden all their 'freedom' is curtailed, they become cranky. At such a time apart from such crankiness, we are subjected to many negative news on electronic media and social media too. Wih all this going around, it becomes difficult to remain positive.</p></div> <div class="node__links"> <div class="links"> <ul class="links inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/COVID" rel="tag" title="Being Corona Positive" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about Being Corona Positive</span></a></li><li class="blog-usernames-blog"><a href="/blog/1" title="Read prashant&#039;s latest blog entries.">prashant's Blog</a></li><li class="comment-add"><a href="/COVID#comment-form" title="Share your thoughts and opinions." hreflang="en">Add new comment</a></li></ul> </div> </div> </div> </article> Thu, 02 Apr 2020 11:39:13 +0000 prashant 190 at https://prashantksingh.com Feel it. Resist it. Accept It https://prashantksingh.com/node/189 <article data-history-node-id="189" role="article" about="/node/189" class="node node--type-blog node--promoted node--view-mode-teaser"> <h2> <a href="/node/189" rel="bookmark"><span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Feel it. Resist it. Accept It</span> </a> </h2> <footer> <article typeof="schema:Person" about="/users/prashant" class="profile-link"> </article> <div class="submitted"> Submitted by <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><a title="View user profile." href="/users/prashant" lang="" about="/users/prashant" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" class="username">prashant</a></span> on <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Fri, 02/14/2020 - 14:27</span> </div> </footer> <div class="content"> <div class="field field--name-field-lexicon field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/110" hreflang="en">Artificial Intelligence</a></div> <div class="field__item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/111" hreflang="en">Man Vs Machine</a></div> <div class="field__item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/112" hreflang="en">Change</a></div> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>These days invariably, in office cafeteria or over coffee, discussion goes on automation, Machine Learning &amp; Artificial Intelligence and anticipated impact of it. </p></div> <div class="node__links"> <div class="links"> <ul class="links inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/node/189" rel="tag" title="Feel it. Resist it. Accept It" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about Feel it. Resist it. Accept It</span></a></li><li class="blog-usernames-blog"><a href="/blog/1" title="Read prashant&#039;s latest blog entries.">prashant's Blog</a></li><li class="comment-add"><a href="/node/189#comment-form" title="Share your thoughts and opinions." hreflang="en">Add new comment</a></li></ul> </div> </div> </div> </article> Fri, 14 Feb 2020 08:57:16 +0000 prashant 189 at https://prashantksingh.com Fastag https://prashantksingh.com/fastag <article data-history-node-id="185" role="article" about="/fastag" class="node node--type-blog-post node--promoted node--view-mode-teaser"> <h2> <a href="/fastag" rel="bookmark"><span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Fastag</span> </a> </h2> <footer> <article typeof="schema:Person" about="/users/prashant" class="profile-link"> </article> <div class="submitted"> Submitted by <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><a title="View user profile." href="/users/prashant" lang="" about="/users/prashant" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" class="username">prashant</a></span> on <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Thu, 01/02/2020 - 20:35</span> </div> </footer> <div class="content"> <div class="node__links"> <div class="links"> <ul class="links inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/fastag" rel="tag" title="Fastag" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about Fastag</span></a></li><li class="blog-usernames-blog"><a href="/blog/1" title="Read prashant&#039;s latest blog entries.">prashant's Blog</a></li><li class="comment-add"><a href="/fastag#comment-form" title="Share your thoughts and opinions." hreflang="en">Add new comment</a></li></ul> </div> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Driving on  a highway is always fun. Long, uninterrupted stretches of roads; no speed breaker; no population of pedestrians to be aware of and the speed to thrill the senses. Elements of nature's beauty, on both sides of the road, work as dash of spice and the countryside view is like a fresh whiff of aroma. - alas we end up missing most of this aroma and fragrance of spice in a hurry to reach out destination. </p></div> </div> </article> Thu, 02 Jan 2020 15:05:21 +0000 prashant 185 at https://prashantksingh.com History Revamped? https://prashantksingh.com/node/184 <article data-history-node-id="184" role="article" about="/node/184" class="node node--type-blog node--promoted node--view-mode-teaser"> <h2> <a href="/node/184" rel="bookmark"><span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">History Revamped?</span> </a> </h2> <footer> <article typeof="schema:Person" about="/users/prashant" class="profile-link"> </article> <div class="submitted"> Submitted by <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><a title="View user profile." href="/users/prashant" lang="" about="/users/prashant" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" class="username">prashant</a></span> on <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Mon, 10/21/2019 - 22:55</span> </div> </footer> <div class="content"> <div class="field field--name-field-lexicon field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/106" hreflang="en">History, India</a></div> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>A new argument is awaiting to break out. Recently, the home minister has made statement that the history of India needs to be rewritten. </p> <p>The Hindu has already come out with a cartoon on the matter. Many more 'intellectuals' will be up in arms very soon.</p></div> <div class="node__links"> <div class="links"> <ul class="links inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/node/184" rel="tag" title="History Revamped?" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about History Revamped?</span></a></li><li class="blog-usernames-blog"><a href="/blog/1" title="Read prashant&#039;s latest blog entries.">prashant's Blog</a></li><li class="comment-add"><a href="/node/184#comment-form" title="Share your thoughts and opinions." hreflang="en">Add new comment</a></li></ul> </div> </div> </div> </article> Mon, 21 Oct 2019 17:25:28 +0000 prashant 184 at https://prashantksingh.com they are back https://prashantksingh.com/node/183 <article data-history-node-id="183" role="article" about="/node/183" class="node node--type-blog-post node--promoted node--view-mode-teaser"> <h2> <a href="/node/183" rel="bookmark"><span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">they are back</span> </a> </h2> <footer> <article typeof="schema:Person" about="/users/prashant" class="profile-link"> </article> <div class="submitted"> Submitted by <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><a title="View user profile." href="/users/prashant" lang="" about="/users/prashant" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" class="username">prashant</a></span> on <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Wed, 07/24/2019 - 21:56</span> </div> </footer> <div class="content"> <div class="node__links"> <div class="links"> <ul class="links inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/node/183" rel="tag" title="they are back" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about they are back</span></a></li><li class="blog-usernames-blog"><a href="/blog/1" title="Read prashant&#039;s latest blog entries.">prashant's Blog</a></li><li class="comment-add"><a href="/node/183#comment-form" title="Share your thoughts and opinions." hreflang="en">Add new comment</a></li></ul> </div> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>A group of artists has written a letter against mob mentality in India and called India Lynchistan. </p> <p>Why is no one surprised?</p> <p>Because it is like Deja Vu.</p> <p>Similar set of people have been making noise on India being insecure for Muslims (calling them minority, which they are not - 18-20% of population is not minority) . in 2014-15, before Bihar election, the same lobby was up in arms. The same lobby was up in arms when Delhi elections were round the corner. </p></div> </div> </article> Wed, 24 Jul 2019 16:26:46 +0000 prashant 183 at https://prashantksingh.com Minding the mandate https://prashantksingh.com/node/182 <article data-history-node-id="182" role="article" about="/node/182" class="node node--type-blog node--promoted node--view-mode-teaser"> <h2> <a href="/node/182" rel="bookmark"><span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Minding the mandate</span> </a> </h2> <footer> <article typeof="schema:Person" about="/users/prashant" class="profile-link"> </article> <div class="submitted"> Submitted by <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><a title="View user profile." href="/users/prashant" lang="" about="/users/prashant" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" class="username">prashant</a></span> on <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Thu, 05/23/2019 - 22:25</span> </div> </footer> <div class="content"> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>An exercise which had been going on for more than 2 months now, has come to conclusion today with declaration of result of Indian general election. </p> <p>The mandate this time calls for a re-look.</p> <p><strong>Taking people for granted</strong></p> <p>Rulers have a habit of falling into a trap that 'We are the destiny of the nation/state'. This leads to taking people for granted. But this trap finally leads to downfall. </p></div> <div class="node__links"> <div class="links"> <ul class="links inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/node/182" rel="tag" title="Minding the mandate" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about Minding the mandate</span></a></li><li class="blog-usernames-blog"><a href="/blog/1" title="Read prashant&#039;s latest blog entries.">prashant's Blog</a></li><li class="comment-add"><a href="/node/182#comment-form" title="Share your thoughts and opinions." hreflang="en">Add new comment</a></li></ul> </div> </div> </div> </article> Thu, 23 May 2019 16:55:08 +0000 prashant 182 at https://prashantksingh.com History or fantasy https://prashantksingh.com/node/181 <article data-history-node-id="181" role="article" about="/node/181" class="node node--type-blog node--promoted node--view-mode-teaser"> <h2> <a href="/node/181" rel="bookmark"><span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">History or fantasy</span> </a> </h2> <footer> <article typeof="schema:Person" about="/users/prashant" class="profile-link"> </article> <div class="submitted"> Submitted by <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><a title="View user profile." href="/users/prashant" lang="" about="/users/prashant" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" class="username">prashant</a></span> on <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Mon, 04/01/2019 - 00:38</span> </div> </footer> <div class="content"> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Recently watched Manikarnika - the movie supposedly based on the life of Rani Laxmibai. </p> <p> </p> <p>All I can say is that film makers must understand the difference between showcasing history vis-a-vis portraying fantasy. All of a sudden Harry Porter started sounding/looking more realistic. </p></div> <div class="node__links"> <div class="links"> <ul class="links inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/node/181" rel="tag" title="History or fantasy" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about History or fantasy</span></a></li><li class="blog-usernames-blog"><a href="/blog/1" title="Read prashant&#039;s latest blog entries.">prashant's Blog</a></li><li class="comment-add"><a href="/node/181#comment-form" title="Share your thoughts and opinions." hreflang="en">Add new comment</a></li></ul> </div> </div> </div> </article> Sun, 31 Mar 2019 19:08:19 +0000 prashant 181 at https://prashantksingh.com War Memorial in Delhi https://prashantksingh.com/node/180 <article data-history-node-id="180" role="article" about="/node/180" class="node node--type-blog node--promoted node--view-mode-teaser"> <h2> <a href="/node/180" rel="bookmark"><span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">War Memorial in Delhi</span> </a> </h2> <footer> <article typeof="schema:Person" about="/users/prashant" class="profile-link"> </article> <div class="submitted"> Submitted by <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><a title="View user profile." href="/users/prashant" lang="" about="/users/prashant" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" class="username">prashant</a></span> on <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Mon, 02/25/2019 - 21:22</span> </div> </footer> <div class="content"> <div class="field field--name-field-lexicon field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/105" hreflang="en">War memorial, soldier, Delhi</a></div> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Finally, India has it. Any country worth its salt and having participated in war, has a war memorial to remember its braves. </p> <p>There are multiple war memorials in many countries. I saw in US, the memorial they have created for Korea war and other wars, apart from museums dedicated to its forces. </p></div> <div class="node__links"> <div class="links"> <ul class="links inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/node/180" rel="tag" title="War Memorial in Delhi" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about War Memorial in Delhi</span></a></li><li class="blog-usernames-blog"><a href="/blog/1" title="Read prashant&#039;s latest blog entries.">prashant's Blog</a></li><li class="comment-add"><a href="/node/180#comment-form" title="Share your thoughts and opinions." hreflang="en">Add new comment</a></li></ul> </div> </div> </div> </article> Mon, 25 Feb 2019 15:52:39 +0000 prashant 180 at https://prashantksingh.com