“LIFE”

Spread voice of the heart,

Get popularity of moment,

Don’t follow other,

Follow inner voice,

Face the struggles,

Move on your dreams,

Take a moment to live life

 

Take hope on your dreams,

Make road in blinking stars,

Take one step ahead in the moonlight,

Touch the sky in the Sunlight,

Take a moment to live life

 

Make small spark in a glowing fireball,

Believe in yourself,

Face all difficulties with courage,

Break the wall of the road,

Take responsibility for life,

Take a moment to live life.

 

People laugh at you,

Don’t think about them,

Achieve passion in life,

Everybody get excite to meet you,

Take a moment to live life.

 

DATE:23-08-2016                   WRITER:ANAND KUMAR YADAV

“दो पल की जिन्दगी जी ले यहाँ”

दिल की आवाज को जमाने में फैला दे यहाँ, कर ले निशानी हर पल की यहाँ, जमाने की धून में ना रम यहाँ, अपने दिल की सुन ले यहाँ, मुस्किलों का सामना कर ले यहाँ, चलते –चलते आगे चल दे यहाँ, दो पल की जिन्दगी जी ले यहाँ ।

आँखों में सपना सजा ले यहाँ, कुछ निशानी छोङ जा यहाँ, जमाना याद करे हर पल तुझे यहाँ, बुराईयों से दुर रहकर दुर कर दे यहाँ, गलत रास्ते पर ना चलना यहाँ, गरीबों का सहायता कर ले यहाँ, दो पल की जिन्दगी जी ले यहाँ ।

ख्वाबों को उम्मीदों में बसा ले यहाँ, टिमटिमाते तारों में रास्ता बना ले यहाँ, चाँद की रोशनी में पैर बढ़ा ले यहाँ, सुरज की रोशनी में परचम लहरा ले यहाँ, अपने भाववेग को बढ़ा ले यहाँ, चिंगारी को दहकते आग का गोला बना ले यहाँ, दो पल की जिन्दगी जी ले यहाँ ।

अपने विश्वास को बना ले यहाँ, संघर्स का सामना कर ले यहाँ, रास्तों की दिवारों को तोङ दे यहाँ, आँखों में सपना पुरा कर ले यहाँ, काम करो ऐसा दिल में बसा ले यहाँ, दो पल की जिन्दगी जी ले यहाँ ।

करुंगा पुरा ख्वाब अपना यहाँ, रोशन होगा नाम एक दिन यहाँ, जिन्दगी पल की मेंहमाँ है यहाँ, दो पल की जिन्दगी जी ले यहाँ ।

जो दूर गये तुमसे ना नफरत करते यहाँ, कुछ पल तेरे साथ बीता चले यहाँ, हाँसिल करों ऐसा मुकाम जिन्दगी में यहाँ, मिलने के लिए ब्याकुल हो यहाँ, मंजिल को पाने की हर कोशिश करो यहाँ, दो पल की जिन्दगी जी ले यहाँ ।

तारीखः23-08-2016 लेखकः आनन्द कुमार यादव

SUCCESS STORY OF MY FRIEND

“Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.”

Hello to all banking aspirants who are reading this article. Recently my friend Tonmoi got selected in IBPS PO, IBPS CLERK, IBPS RRB OFFICER SCALE 1 and IBPS RRB OFFICE ASSISTANT. He shared his story of success with me.

 The journey started after I completed my graduation in B-Tech (Mechanical Engr.). Like any other graduate, I also started to. search for various technical jobs. But could not find any job that was satisfactory. I shifted my mind towards bank and joined a coaching institute but frankly I would say coaching institute just can guide an individual but the main part of the game has to be played by the individual. And that can only be done by rigorous practice and smart choosing of questions. One can go for http://www.bankersadda.com, BSC magazine. But with IBPS getting tougher one has to allot most of the time to reasoning and aptitude.

First January of this year brought smile on my face when I saw the result of IBPS RRB 2015-16. I was selected in both OFFICER SCALE 1 as well as OFFICE ASSISTANT in Assam Gramin Vikash Bank. But first of April made me the happiest when I was selected in IBPS PO and IBPS CLERK in UCO BANK. I joined UCO BANK as probationary officer.

“Success means doing the best we can with what we have. Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be.”

ALL THE BEST!!! For IBPS 2016

“सपनों की उङान”

आसमाँ को छू लेंगें हम,
हारेंगे ना कभी हम,
कुछ करके दिखायेंगे हम,
है सपना बस यही ऊँचाइयों पर,
चढते हुये हर मंजिल पायेंगे हम,
सपनों की उङान है।।

ना भूख है ना प्यास है,
मेरे रास्ते में चुनौतीयों की आश है,
हर चुनौती में सफलता की साज है,
दिल में ना जाने कैसी आग है,
हवाओं से तेज मंजिल का एहसास है,
रात नहीं दिन नहीं बस मंजिल की प्यास है,
बाधाँयें है रास्ते में तोङने का विश्वास है,
सपनों की उङान है।।

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शहीद भगत सिंह

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जन्म 28 सित्मबर 1907 लायलपूर के वासी थे,
माता बिद्यावती कौर पिता सरदार किशन सिंह थे,
छात्र एक मेधाबी भारत माँ के पुत्र हिन्दुस्तान के वासी थे,
देश के लिए जज्बाती थे।।

13 अप्रेल 1919 जलियाबाग वाला काण्ड की लहर जब देखे,
भारत देश को आजाद कराने की प्रतिज्ञा कर बैठे,
जज्बातों से भरे नौजवानों का संगठन कर बैठे,
चन्द्रशेखर आजाद,सुखदेव और राजगुरु से हाथ मिला बैठे,
आजादी की समाँ जला बैठे।।

भारत माँ की सौगंध लेकर बोले,
लाला लाजपत राय के प्रतिशोध की ज्वाला जलायेंगें,
खुँन की नदियाँ बहायेंगें,
अंग्रेजों को भारत से भगायेंगें,
भारत को आजाद करायेंगें।।

किए धमाका बम का केन्द्रिय संसद में,
मच गया हङकम अंग्रेजों के बीच में ।।

नहि डरे नहि झुके देश के लिए लडे,
हजारों कोङे जब उन पर पङे,
एक हाथ भारत माँ की जयकारा करें एक हाथ तिरंगा लिए खङे।।

जलाई प्रतिशोध की ज्वाला एक चिंगारी उनके अन्दर आकर,
किए तांडव भारी ए.एस.पी साण्डर्स को मारकर,
चला दल उनका हाथों में हाथ मिलाकर,
भारत माँ की जयकारा लगाकर।।

आ पङी अमर होने की घङी,
23 मार्च 1931 को गले में फाँसी पङी,
तब भारत माँ ने बोल पङी,
आजा मेरे लाल तेरे स्वागत में आँचल फैलाकर हूँ खङी,
हसते-हसते फाँसी जब गले में पङी,
जूबाँ से जवाँ निकल पङी,
बन्दे मातरम्- बन्दे मातरम्।।

अमर हो चले भारत माँ के लाल,
आज हम करते हैं उनको याद,
यही है मेरी सबसे फरियाद।।

आओ मिलकर करते हैं नमन्
जो करते थे वतन के जतन,
हाथ उठाकर करें उनको नमन्।।

बन्दे मातरम्- बन्दे मातरम्……..

तारीखः13-08-2016 लेखकः आनन्द कुमार यादव

Tory Burch, Self-made business woman, fashion designer and a philanthropist

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Born on 17th June, 1966 as Tory Robinson; Tory Burch is the Chairman, CEO & Designer of Tory Burch LLC. Being an American fashion designer, self-made business woman and a philanthropist, Tory has won several fashion awards for her work and as of date, with a net worth of $1 billion – she is listed as the 79th most powerful woman in the world by Forbes.

Tory – the daughter of a former actress mother & a wealthy investor father i.e. Reva and Ira Earl “Bud” Robinson, was born in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania & was raised with her three brothers Robert, James and Leonard in a 250-year old Georgian Valley Forge farmhouse, near the Valley Forge National Historical Park.

She completed her schooling from the Agnes Irwin School in Rosemont, Pennsylvania and much to everyone’s surprise; she was a tomboy who rode horses and was the captain of the tennis team as well. Transformed; Tory became a member of the sorority Kappa Alpha Theta at the University of Pennsylvania, which she entered to complete her graduation majoring in art history.

Tory has had two marriages so far! First, she got married to William Macklowe, son of real-estate tycoon Harry B. Macklowe in the year 1993 but due to unknown reasons got divorced within a year itself. Roughly three years later in 1996; Tory got married to J. Christopher Burch, an investor in Internet Capital Group, but ten years later in 2006 both decided to go their separate ways.

Even after the divorce; she continues to use his last name and presently has three sons (Henry and Nick, identical twins, and Sawyer) and three stepdaughters (Alexandra, Elizabeth, and Louisa).

Lastly, Tory has also been rumored to have dated some high profile names like Lance Armstrong in 2007 and more recently, Lyor Cohen, the former chairman of Warner Music Group & Fiona Kotur, her friend and a designer who lives in Hong Kong.

ENTREPRENEURIAL JOURNEY

To begin with; Tory always credits her parents for the eclectic and worldly style, she has inculcated and now influences her own design style. Tory considers their way of dressing, unique sense of style, fine detailing, etc., as one of her biggest inspirations in life.

Tory began her career with Benetton in the King of Prussia Mall, which although was nothing serious but did help her with some experience. Soon after she graduated from college, she moved to New York City and joined Zoran – a Yugoslavian designer and later moved on to Harper’s Bazaar magazine.

Other than that; she also worked with Vera Wang, Polo Ralph Lauren and Loewe in public relations and advertising positions.

While at Vera Wang, tory often used to run into Chris Burch! Soon both got married in 1996 and in a snap of time; she was living in a house full of six children. This situation, evetually started to become extremely difficult for her; to work and to be a full-time mother.

Although, she gave up her career for her children, but tory being a career-oriented woman just couldn’t take it and began to grow “restless.” She began to create scrapbooks with paper cuttings from books, magazines, etc., and later showed them to prominent fashion designers, who let me tell you were quite impressed with her ideas.

Motivated by the inspirational commercial about “following your dreams” that aired after 9/11; Tory finally decided to take the leap into fashion designing!

Having decided that; she borrowed $2 million from her retail tycoon husband – Christopher Burch and although she had never designed any clothing, Tory opened her own fashion line in 2004. Initially she called her fashion label, “TRB by Tory Burch”, but later changed it to “Tory Burch”

Tory began her first New York City boutique at the retail mecca of NoLita with signature pieces of ‘Reva’ ballet flats and tunics. This was soon followed by Toryburch.com in 2005 with a clothing line of “preppy-boho” and was credited with making T-shirts trendy again.

The turning point of her business came when she appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show in April 2005. She was so impressed with Tory’s work that she went on to call her “the next big thing in fashion.” And there was no looking back from here onwards; her stardom skyrocketed. As a matter of fact; her website received eight million hits on the very next day of the show.

While her business was in the upward direction; her personal life downturn and was hit with a bump in 2006, when Tory and Chris decided to part ways and had filed for a divorce. But being the shrewd professional; she always maintained a cordial relationship with her ex-husband and never let her personal failures seep into her business.

Moving on; in 2009, a minority stake in her company was sold to a Mexican private equity firm, Tresalia Capital by Tory. Soon this was followed by their debut in the “New York Fashion Week” in 2011 which was highly praised by the critics, especially “Vogue” who specifically said: “Bravo, Tory Burch, then, for brilliantly flying the flag for sparkling newness without forgetting that great clothes should feel joyful and uplifting without being entirely devoid of practicality.”

In 2012; Tory and Chirstopher (her ex-husband) arrived to a settlement on their longstanding legal dispute; which led to the sale of chris’s stake in the firm and made way for new minority investors. This settlement also cleared a major obstacle to their forthcoming IPO, which was literally the talk of the town; be it, financial or the fashion industry.

By 2013; the company which had expanded to 83 stores went on to grow upto 140 Tory Burch stores worldwide in 2014. Her clothing line which was earlier being carried on in more than 1000 stores, is now carried in 3,000 department and specialty stores including Saks Fifth Avenue, Bergdorf Goodman, Neiman Marcus Nordstrom and Bloomingdale’s, Harrods, Harvey Nichols, Galeries Lafayette, Lane Crawford and Isetan, worldwide and not forgetting their website Toryburch.com, too!

Today, Tory Burch as a company has successfully transformed itself into an American lifestyle brand that inscribes the personal style, fashion ideology and sensibility of its Chairman, CEO and Designer – Tory Burch herself!

This has led to the successful expansion of their flagships in New York, Los Angeles, London, Rome, Tokyo and Seoul which include a fashion line that encompasses ready-to-wear, shoes, handbags, accessories, watches, home decor, and a fragrance and beauty collection. And as of date; “Tory Burch” as a company, is valued at more than $3.5 billion.

PHILANTHROPY

Tory is a die-hard philanthropist at heart; she has done a lot and continues to do so for the society at large. Below mentioned are some of her past initiatives: –

A board member of the:

  • Council of Fashion Designers of America
  • Startup America Partnership
  • Barnes Foundation
  • Society of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center – a Breast Cancer Research Foundation
  • In 2007, she was the chairperson of the spring gala for the American Ballet Theatre
  • Founder of the Tory Burch Foundation – an organization which supports the economic empowerment of women through small business loans, mentoring and entrepreneurial education in the US, founded in 2009
  • Launched an initiative called ‘Elizabeth Street Capital’ in 2014 with Bank of America and with an initial investment of $10 million in capital, to provide women entrepreneurs with access to low cost loans, mentoring support and networking opportunities
  • In 2014, became an inaugural member of the Presidential Ambassadors for Global Entrepreneurship (PAGE) for the Obama Administration; along with Reid Hoffman, co-founder of LinkedIn, and entertainment producer Quincy Jones. It is a group of successful American businesspersons who are focused towards moulding the next generation of entrepreneurs in the U.S. and around the world

ACHIEVEMENTS, AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS

  • Received “Accessories designer of the year award” by the Council of Fashion Designers of America (2008)
  • Received the “Accessory Brand Launch of the year award” from the Accessories Council of Excellence (2007)
  • Received the “Rising Star Award for best new Retail Concept” from the Fashion Group International (2005)
  • Listed amongst “The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women” by Forbes
  • After her successful stint with Oprah; Tory had appeared on television multiple times, some of these appearances include:

Gossip Girl as herself (2009)

  1. Project Runway as a guest judge (2010)
  2. CBS News Sunday Morning as a guest (2012)
  3. Fashion King as herself (2012)
  4. Iconoclasts as a documentary subject (2012)
  5. Good Morning America as a guest (2014)
  6. And recently, Charlie Rose as a interviewee (2014)

ENDNOTE

Flip through the stacks of glossy magazines, and be sure you will find Tory Burch; From New York to Shanghai, walk down any sidewalk, and guaranteed you will see women wearing ballet flats or patterned tunics, clutches, handbags, bold country club–chic pants, dresses, skirts, and tops with Tory Burch’s logo.

That’s Tory for You!

Tory Burch hasn’t just made preppy clothes hip and modern or for that matter she’s hasn’t just built a multi-billion dollar fashion empire in pretty much less than a decade; but she has created a spark, inspired women to believe in themselves and to go achieve their dreams.

She has successfully managed to empower female entrepreneurs globally!

Rajat Sharma ,The story of famous ‘Aap Ki Adalat’ man.

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The very famous ‘Aap Ki Adalat’wala man’ & now the Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of the most viewed news channel of India – India TV, Rajat Sharma is one personality that is known to be more famous than most of our celebrities.

Married to former TV actress Ritu Dhawan; quite frankly, Mr. Sharma is by far the best known face most powerful editors India has ever had.

Wondering why?

Well, most of his political relations are minimum 30 to 40 year old relationships, his relations with the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP President Amit Shah and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, go way back to his youth days. He is close friends with almost every Congress heavyweights and Bollywood’s biggies. His investor list includes most of India Inc’s savviest investors, including billionaires Gautam Adani and Mukesh Ambani, etc.

On the 21st anniversary celebration of Aap Ki Adalat that took place in December 2014; Rajat brought literally almost every powerful person of the country from the present PM Narendra Modi, President Pranab Mukherjee, Politicians from virtually all parties, Bollywood biggies including the three Khans – Shahrukh, Salman and Aamir, Media barons including Uday Shankar, CEO of Star India; under one roof.

He is so deep rooted that; Rajat had played a key role in India’s negotiations with Sri Lanka on the release of jailed Indian fishermen. He was in Sri Lanka to hold talks with the then Sri Lankan president – Mahinda Rajapaksa, when Rajapaksa called Modi to tell him Colombo was releasing the fishermen.

As a matter of fact; it wouldn’t come off as a surprise to many that Rajat today is more influential than many ministers in the cabinet itself. He is one person who if wants, can get a seat in any House, but it’s his humility that keeps him grounded.

Obviously, this stature of his is no accident; it is an end result of keeping his credibility first and doing anything to maintain it.

EARLY LIFE

Like it is rightly said; “A Success without Struggle, isn’t really a Success in true terms”, similarly, Rajat too had to go through his share of struggles to reach the epitome of power & success that he has achieved today!

His early days were spent living in a 10 x 10 room in old Delhi with seven brothers, an ailing mother, father and sister that to without any water and electricity.

Schooling for him meant the shabbiest municipality school, bathing was supposed to be done at a communal bathing house and studying for him was sitting under the lamp post at a nearby railway station at night. Yet this humble man has managed to collect fond memories of his childhood.

This 58-year old still has a clear remembrance of one incident played which has played a huge role in shaping his life. This was during his young days when television was still very new and a very rare thing for many, and the entire neighborhood used to go to that one house which had a TV set. One day unlike others, he was denied entrance! Disappointed, he returned home and explained the whole thing to his father, to which his father beautifully replied that – “Do something in life that you appear on television and other people watch you.”

And obviously he took his father’s words way too seriously…!!!

CAREER

Now the story of Rajat’s career, according to him, is vastly divided into majorly three parts!

And it all began when he completed his Masters in Commerce!

In his first part; he just like any other person was searching for a summer job when he bumped into Janardan Thakur, who had just left Anandabazar Patrika, Old Delhi. Thakur was planning to start a syndicated column and someone to help him out. Without further ado, Rajat was hired as a researcher on a salary of INR 400/month.

During that time, one day he took permission from Thakur to use that research information for his own work and went on to write his first story for the Onlooker magazine. And much to his surprise he got paid INR 300 for just that one story he wrote!

Since that was a better deal, he joined Onlooker magazine as a trainee reporter and within no time i.e. by 1984, he took over the position of Chief-of-Bureau, and then Editor in 1985. After which he shifted to the land of dreams – Mumbai! Now evidently, success at an early age has its own drawbacks too. People just assume you to be a kid without any experience and similar was the case of Rajat as well!

Although they did become friends eventually; but Dom Moraes and Shobhaa De, who were regular columnists back then, simply refused to accept a 28-year-old as an editor!

It was after three years of rigorous struggle that Rajat finally moved to ‘Sunday Observer’ & then ‘The Daily’, as editor.

After working there for more than 10 long years; he got the second-biggest career defining moment of his life in 1992!

On a flight to somewhere, he was joined by Subhash Chandra; he had just started Zee TV and was looking for an interesting interview programme. That is when Rajat narrated him a gist of Aap Ki Adalat and got him interested.

Later, much to his belief; Subhash Chandra called him up and asked if he would like to host the show! As much as surprised and shocked he was, within no time he gathered his compose & agreed to the offer, and Aap Ki Adalat went on air on March 13, 1992.

And in his words – “This show made me a ‘SOMEBODY’.

From here onwards; Rajat went on to grill high-profiled dignitaries on his popular show for 21 long years. Be it the President, Prime Minister, or the highest of position in any field, he interviewed more than 1000 who’s-who with his trademark smile & harsh questions on the longest running television show in India’s television history.

The popularity of the show and Rajat himself was so much that – when he spoke, everybody heard & what he spoke everybody believed!

To add to that three years later, in 1995; Rajat created history by launching India’s first much required private television news bulletin – Independent News Service (INS) which was aired across satellite footprints in Asia, Europe and North Africa. This show became the symbol of freedom and unbiased news! They received investments from Fuse+ Media, an entity of ComVentures, a venture capital firm based in Palo Alto, California, United States.

After running the show for another 9 years; Rajat decided to enter into the third phase of his career and took the biggest step of his life.

In 2004, with undue support from his wife Ritu Dhawan & now the Managing Director of India TV, he launched the soon-to-become India’s largest news channel – India TV!

India TV was planned to be a serious news channel on the lines of any other global news channel where Tarun Tejpal would do investigative reporting, Maneka Gandhi would report animal welfare, and Madhu Kishwar was given women welfare.

But to his surprise or should we say shock; it soon turned into a nightmare!

For the first two very long unexpected years, India TV was bleeding money and had become cashless. The situation was so bad that, Rajat was even forced to sell his property to raise money just to pay the salaries.

During that phase he was only left with two options – either accept defeat and shut India TV, or change the way things were being functioned. And we all know which path he chose.

Without anymore delay, he revived the programme mix and switched from serious to popular news & added Rajat’s three-hour-long live show in 2008. They made ratings their sole focus and became hungry for popular content all the time. The channel began to rise steadily, and in roughly a year it became the No. 2 news channel.

In 2009, Rajat decided to undo the already done! He once again changed the focus from snakes and ghosts, to serious news. And since then believe it or not, numbers state that India TV has the highest rated news content amongst the top three Hindi news channels.

When Rajat had launched India TV no one even in their wildest imagination had thought that it will go on to become India’s number one news channel in a short span of four years. And today Rajat Sharma and India TV are called India’s news leaders.

Today, India TV has come a long way from a swanky studio in Film City in Noida to a Broadcast Centre that covers an area of more than 1,28,000 square feet in Noida with state-of-the-art digital connectivity.

With a staffing of 500 strong members; it reaches out to an audience of more than 90 million C&S homes.

Other than that; since the successful of India TV, its investor list has jumped on to include the who’s-who such as Aditya Corpex Private Ltd (a group company of the Gautam Adani-owned Adani Group), Shyam Equities, (Owned subsidiary of Tally Solutions), a group company of HFCL, and many more…

“CONTROVERSIES: – In the mid of 2014; Rajat’s name had appeared in an attempted suicide case of one of his female employee On 2nd July 2014; Rajat Sharma replied by sending a legal notice to the victim stating that allegations were false and he reserves the right to seek damages.

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Awarded with the most prestigious “Padma Bhushan Award”
  • Appointed as the President for “The News Broadcasters Association (NBA)
  • Acclaimed as the INBA “Entrepreneur of the year” at the National Convention
  • Conferred with “Tarun Kranti Award” at Rohini, New Delhi
  • Awarded as the Best Anchor several times, including the Indian Television Academy Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Named as the “Hero of the media industry” in a nation-wide survey conducted by Hindustan – a leading Hindi daily