Know Your Car Basics 101: The Tough Move From Proven Michelin To New Goodyear

goodyear michelin car tire

I did not experience this when I was using Goodyear tires but I noticed this now with the Michelin tires. It is said that tire ageing is the common cause of car tire sidewall cracking as it is subjected to all sorts of harsh road conditions and weather. Image source: Reddit

Know Your Car Basics 101: Totally Wasted My Time When The Bloody Car Battery Died

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(What is inside a car battery? What are the symptoms of a bad battery? Image source: Best Car Audio)

One of the main things during the lockdown that I never failed to do is to start up the car every 2 – 3 days and let the engine running for a few minutes.…

Outbreak 2020: Covid-19 Big Data Projections Till Year 2022

outbreak cmco lock down covid-19

Despite the fact that a strict lockdown in place due to Covid-19 pandemic, the Government on 4th May 2020 announced a relaxed lockdown with specific SOP aka Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) in place so that businesses that have been badly infected by this Covid-19 pandemic can get back on their feet.…

National Security 2020: Pondering Why Rohingyas Are Hated In Myanmar – Part 4 of 4

rohingya myanmar bangladesh refugee

Wait a minute, is this infographic in 2017 is implying that before Rohingya militants attacked police posts & army bases, there was no mass influx of refugees? Infographic source: Strait Times

Interestingly this seems to jive with the argument by the Myanmar Government that its forces are carrying out their legitimate duty to restore order after guerrilla attacks on Aug.…

Blogging 101: Enriched And Rewarding, 15 Years of Blogging

blogging years

What is the biggest challenge that I have faced in all my years of blogging? The same as many other bloggers out there – time to do a blog post. Mind you, when I say the time, this includes the time to think of the blog post idea, the time to get enough research to be done, time to draft the content and finally posting it.…

National Security 2020: Pondering Why Rohingyas Are Hated In Myanmar – Part 3 of 4

rohingya bangladesh bhasan char Myanmar

Many have asked why the Rohingyas running away from Myanmar are not keen on settling on Bangladeshi government’s USD280 million infrastructures on Bhasan Char Island and instead keen on making the perilous journey all the way to Malaysia? Image source: The Business Standard

National Security 2020: Pondering Why Rohingyas Are Hated In Myanmar – Part 2 of 4

refugee rohingya

According to the UNHCR, it is estimated that there are about 25.9 million refugees all around the world of which, more of than a million is Rohingya refugees. The impact of these refugees on the host nation is, unfortunately, is not positive. Image source: UNHCR

National Security 2020: Pondering Why Rohingyas Are Hated In Myanmar – Part 1 of 4

Rohingya Refugee Countries

Rohingya refugee crisis is a well known global crisis and other than Bangladesh who presently bears the majority of the refugees, others including Malaysia have taken them in and provided safe haven until the situation in Myanmar improves. The fact remains that these refugees must go back home in the end before they become a national threat to others.…

RIP Irrfan Khan: 1967 – 2020

Irrfan Khan

This is one of best Irrfan Khan’s quotable quotes – we don’t have a culture of realistic acting in India. Our films still are influenced by Parsi theater. Parsi theater was known for melodrama. It’s all about emotions. Image source: Variety / Quote source: NPR

How right he was when it comes to Indian cinema!…

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