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DEVI: Lesson 1 of “!nfinity” : Who said “What’s in a NAME!”?: Correct Pronunciation for Effective Communication – Cross Culture – Foreign/Indian Language/s – Names. A guide to Non-Indian speakers.


Lesson 1 of “!nfinity” : Effective Communication: Pronunciation – Cross Culture – Foreign/Indian Language/s – Names – Who said What’s in a NAME”? Shakespeare!

It was my first onsite assignment (software / IT) that too in the USA for the same client I had been working for from offshore India. (Down the Memory Lane… years back)

DEVI: yes, one day, many years back, my American client (point of contact – a male incidentally) called a lady (a few feet away) by her (not so) name “DEVI” (‘TheyVii‘ / ‘TheyVee) but as “DayVi” / “Davi”!

I was beside him, & immediately smilingly corrected him, it’s not “DayVi” / ‘Davey’ but Devii (TheyVee): ‘D’ as in “The” like “’The‘ Computer”!

He immediately got it and pronounced it correctly “TheyVii”. And he was so happy and excited that how easy it was to pronounce it! He wondered and exclaimed how nobody told him so easily earlier ever! He was also sad that he had been always calling out the name (effectively the lady) so incorrectly (on a regular basis as both of them were on work interaction constantly). The lady “Devi” also smiled.

I checked sometime back: even the dictionaries – at least online official ones & wikipedia even don’t have that easy pronunciation! (yes some audio available these days of course.)

You can thank me if you would like for this simple & easy but so precious yet invaluable tip! 🙂

note: Incidentally, “Devi” / “Devii” is an Indian (Indian subcontinent!) / Bhaaratiya name meaning “Goddess” / “Mother Goddess”. You can refer to dictionaries/ online / wiki for the meaning alone of course.

disclaimer: I have run “Spelling and Grammar check via word-tool” of this post. Even then pardon for any grammatical/typo!

~ Prabeen Kumar Pati

#Devi, #Pronunciation, #Indian, #Bhaaratiya, #American, #TheyVii, #TheyVee, #Devii,

#PrabeenPati

 

Series: “Correct Pronunciation. Effective Communication. Cross Culture – Foreign/Indian Language/s”. A guide especially to Non-Indian-native speakers.

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UnionBudget2018India 1Feb2018: highlights2: #Salaried. #SeniorCitizens. retail #Investors. #Technology-Orientation. #DigitalIndia


#UnionBudget2018India 1Feb2018: highlights for salaried individuals & senior citizens & retail investors that are affected:: + technology orientation & digital India::

Personal Income Tax:

  1. no proposal or no change in tax-slabs for individuals. (#FM states that he has done enough for the salaried class & tax slabs already!)
  2. New: 40000 rupees – standard deductions:  transport & medical reimbursement allowances
  3. Women PF employee contribution reduced to 8% to allow higher take-home salary
  4. Senior Citizens: exempted interest income on bank or post office FD 10k increased to Rs.50K. NO TDS under sec 5A.
  5. health insurance premium & medical expenditure Rs. 30k to 50k under 80D.
  6. general deduction: Rs. 60K senior citizen & 80k snr snr to 1lac for all.
  7. assured 8% return on LIC policies
  8. Equity markets:
    1. ROI on equity:

      This is #BREAKING!

      long term capital gains now

      but vibrant equity mkt => modest (as per FM!)

      tax on exceeding 100000 investment at 10%! What!

    2. 1yr as short term capital gain at 15%

  9. MFs at 10%!
  10. health & education cess increased to 4%
  11. highlights for Companies & employees in insurance scheme – so change in HR policies/benefits restructure or standardisation: All 3 nationalised insurance companies will be merged and listed as one company.
  12. highlights for Companies & Enterprises:
    1. Unique Aadhaar ID for each enterprise entity to be mandatory.
    2. Also 372 business reforms on the cards
  13. #Technologies/ #Digital #India:
    1. #blockchain being evaluated & to be adopted towards digital India.
    2. #CryptoAssetsCurrencies are absolutely Illegal
    3. #MachineLearning #AI #InternetOfThings #IoT #3DPrinting through #StartUpIndia #MakeInIndia schemes through #NitiAyogs
    4. #robotics #BigDataTechnologies etc. will be through #CyberCOEs #CentreOfExcellence around 373!
  14. Telecom+Digital: indigenous #5G speed at #IIT_Chennai

 

~ Prabeen Kumar Pati

#UnionBudget2018India #UnionBudget

#PrabeenPati

“Ladies First, now Women First!”


“Ladies First, now Women First!”

timeless/tradition/common-courtesy: #LadiesFirst.

What now/trending across this year 2018: #WomenFirst!

still wondering…

why to be first & first always & everywhere! do we need that rally!?

What’s the race if not fuss! where’s equality & along-with / together!

what’s then future: the Other first! then #MachinesFirst!?

what about #HumanRace

(extend: & rights / #HumanRights – if BasicRights never on the ground, what about #CommonMinimumRights!?)

Thoughts!?

~Prabeen

#PrabeenPati

Picture in Motion: worth of “?” words!?


if a PICTURE is worth of THOUSAND WORDS, then PICTURE in MOTION / MOTION PICTURE: ? 

“‘Million’+” !?

 

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~ Prabeen Kumar Pati

(Well, same picture repeated or not. Picture/s!)

#Picture #PictureInMotion #MotionPicture #thousand #million #words #PrabeenPati #Quotes of Mine

 

The Power of Positivity – to learn from entertainment business promo


One thing to learn from the entertainment/movies (industry) sales / marketing team / promotion. They put a trailer or a song or any footage / video, & then what do they claim!? XY Million Views (or how many sold / footfalls in case of other areas of marketing – business)! They don’t explicitly highlight the number of likes and dislikes though they are visible on that tiny bottom corner or left. Sometimes I have seen the Likes & Dislikes are even matching in terms of numbers however smashing hit or good post that’s! Even number of shares not that highlighted except a few apps which have different categories (or e-commerce seller-buyer platform where they have to show the top and others as well).

So what’s that one thing for that Sales/Ad/Promotion/Selling/Attracting pitch!?

‘Show your best feature/credibility/appreciation stats!

(add-on)

Present your BEST/MOST POSITIVE FACT.’

What’s that even in shorter form!?:

(add-on:

Power of Presentation of Facts Positive fact!?

It’s:)

The Power of POSITIVITY!

~ Prabeen Kumar Pati

The Earth’s Core – That Matters – Mankind’s Energy Quest


I will not be surprised if in the quest of #energy (sources) with the ever demanding need of energy even involved in new innovations/technologies – energy hunger and energy greed, man will explore the #Earth’s core!

Yes, the EARTH’s core that has all condensed energy (kind of unlimited source of energy – Earth’s life time!) and the matter that binds and holds it all together!

The mankind will try to harness the energy, layers after layers fields magnetic fields one after the other still far from the core, and then upto it!

That misadventure & absolute exploitation of the earth will be devastating & ultimately self-destructive!

First it was #Nature, then the Earth core! #OnTheEarthIntoTheEarth #InsideTheEarth

KNOW WHEN TO STOP.

#EnergyHunger #EnergyGreed

#DeepUnder #mines #volcanoes #deepVerticalTunnelsExtremeBoresDrills #DeepDownUnder #ExtremeHeat #Magnetic #ElectroMagnetic

 

~ Prabeen Kumar Pati

Basant Panchamii – Happy Spring – Season’s Greetings


Oh Goddess SARASWATII!
This Basant Panchamii,

let be far away
let be the end (or fastened beginning of the end)
of the five darknesses –

  1. ignorance & illiteracy, improper education,

  2. wrong & misconception, bad/cuss/cursing-words & foul & filthy language,

  3. fake news, false propaganda; misinformation, misrepresentation or suppression of facts

  4. lack of art & creativity, lack of music; degrading, insult of or disrespect to art & creativity; degrading, insult of or disrespect to music;

  5. arrogance, bullying & harassment

 

Oh Goddess Saraswatii!

This Basant Panchamii, with THE ADVENT OF SPRING

let blossom, spread, and prosper & acknowledgement, resect & reverence & celebration of
the five elements – five principles/values/virtues –

  1. right & true knowledge & learning, proper and empowered education,

  2. true & correct concepts, ideas & perception; true & proper words & language, conduct & morality

  3. true and correct news, information & facts with true and correct representation

  4. art, music & creativity; originality

  5. truth, truthfulness & honesty, integrity & righteousness, ethics & conduct and humility

 

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हे माँ सरस्वती!
इस बसंत पंचमी में,
दूर हो बस अंत हो
१) अज्ञान ओ निरक्षरता, कुबिद्या/कुविद्या तथा कुशिक्षा
२) अपशब्द, कुशब्द; तथा कुभाषा ओ अपभाषा; दुराचरण
३) भूल एबं मिथ्या-धारणा, मिथ्या, मिथ्या तथ्य ओ अपप्रचार तथा मिथ्या सम्बाद
४) कला ओ संगीत का अपमान या हानि
५) अहंकार, तर्जन, बदमाशी ओ उत्पीड़न

 

हे माँ सरस्वती!
इस बसंत पंचमी में, वसंत के आगमन के
साथ ही साथ
हर्ष ओ उल्लास के साथ ही
आगमन हो,
फुल्लित, प्रफुल्लित, कुसुमित तथा बिकाश, प्रसार, प्रचार ओ उन्नति तथा समृद्धि एबं आदर, श्रद्धा ओ सम्मान हो
पंच तत्त्व पांच मूल्यों का
सठिक और सशक्त
१) सठिक और उचित ज्ञान एबं विद्या; ओ सठिक ओ सशक्त शिक्षा
२) शब्द; भाषा एबं उचित भाषा; तथा आचरण / सदाचरण
३) सठिक धारणा, तथ्य, सुप्रचार; तथा सठिक ओ सत्य सम्बाद एबं तथ्य उपस्थापना
४) कला, रचना ओ रचनात्मकता तथा संगीत / सुसंगीत; मौलिकता तथा स्वतन्त्रता
५) सत्य, सत्यता / सत्यवादिता; सत्यनिष्ठा ओ अखंडता; सदाचरण; तथा नम्रता

~ प्रबीण कुमार पति

 

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~ Prabeen Kumar Pati

 

 

 

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