Monday, July 20, 2020

Chess Game Enthusiasm

My Greetings on the International Chess Day which is being celebrated annually on July 20, the day the International Chess Federation was founded, in 1924. International Chess Day Observed by various countries The idea to celebrate this day as the international chess day was proposed by UNESCO, and it has been celebrated as such since 1966 by chess players organize chess events and competitions around the world on this day. 

On this eve, I wish Ms Koneru Humpy
, the Indian chess grandmaster and current Women's World Rapid Chess Champion who won Arjuna Award for Chess, Padma Shri awards, a grand success in the super final of the on going Women's Speed Chess Championships to be held today. 

As a senior citizen, I feel fit right in my memory and thinking power when I daily play atleast one chess game with my grand son Vivaan. To learn and teach him techniques, I enrolled myself in an online coaching on www.udemy.com for this indoor game. 

 I have covered in my recent published Amazon Kindle ebook about how playing Chess improves creativity. Lookup: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B086W8C66L

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Greetings -- Ugadi - ఉగాది పండుగ శుభాకాంక్షలు


ఉగాది పండుగ శుభాకాంక్షలు

Ugadi Hindu Festival is the New Year's Day for Telugu individuals hailing from Andhra Pradesh and Telangana states in India and is generally celebrated with cheerful mood. Like the new leaves, new buds, new breeze and brilliant daylight, the Ugadi celebration additionally symbolizes the introduction of another period. 

Ugadi is commended on the main day on ShuklaPaksha (splendid fortnight) of the primary month Chaitra of the Hindu lunisolar schedule month of Chaitra (March or April) is the day of Ugadi festivity. This year it is on 25th March. 

Ugadi is likewise a festival among individuals as a token of appreciation to nature for furnishing humanity with each essential thing. In any case, this year, because of the beginning of COVID19 (Carona Virus), we are on lockdown and could celebrate unobtrusively as opposed to commending the celebration with extraordinary ceremony and show.

మీకు, మీ కుటుంబ సభ్యులకు,  బంధువులకు, మిత్రులకు మరియు శ్రేయోభిలాషులకు శ్రీ  శార్వరి నామ సంవత్సర ఉగాది శుభాకాంక్షలు 25-3-2020.
సుసర్ల వెంకట సూర్యనారాయణ

Wishing you and your family a very happy Ugadi - the Telugu New Year Day 
25 March 2020

Rtn.CS Suryanarayana SV
Hyderabad, India.

Sunday, January 26, 2020

Greetings - India Republic Day 2020

Republic Day is considered as one of the national occasions in India. Republic Day has a major importance as January 26, 1950 was the day when the Constitution of India became effective at 10:18 am on this day, making our nation a sovereign, secular and democratic country.
As a feature of the festival, a terrific military motorcade is being held in  New Delhi the Capital city of India today. It includes members from the India's naval force, flying corps, and armed force. Valiance decorations and national honors are given to average folks, officers, and even students.

My Greetings to you on this memorable Republic Day and wishing you to praise this occasion with a lot of enthusiasm and joy. 
Image courtesy: https://egreetings.gov.in/

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

My Vote @ Municipal Corporation Elections -22 January 2020


I have exercised my franchise by voting in Telangana state, Rangareddy District, Bandlaguda Jagir newly formed Municipal Corporation  public election held on 22 January 2020.

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Sankranti Greetings


Makar Sankranti, the Hindu Festival marks the transition of the Sun from one zodiac sign to another. Thus Makar Sankranti is the day when the Sun transits into Makar rashi or Capricorn. Makar Sankranti is a solar event, making it one of the few Indian festivals whose date always falls on the same day in the calendar every year: 14 January! The day also marks the end of winter and the advent of spring. 
Lookup Sankranti Festival Significance: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t6gDdjr9Wgc

Thursday, December 26, 2019

A Delightful Visit To Hyderabad Book Fair

Perusing books especially Non-fiction classification has become some portion of my life. In journey for better books that I appreciate and enhance, I needed to spot and purchase top of the line Chanakya series of books by Indian Author Mr. Radhakrishnan Pillai. I could accomplish this craving during my visit to the 33rd Hyderabad National Book fair on 26 December 2019 alongside
Sri Ippagunta Suri a veteran Telugu poet and Dr.Atla Venkataramireddy, Retired Associate Professor of Telugu who are my well-wishers and co-occupants in our Gated Community. I could pick Children Books for my 6 year old grand son and furthermore reverential books for my wife.
Every one of the bookstalls in this display are all around organized despite the fact that no arrangement is kept up in classification savvy kept independently like non-fiction, school schedule books, books, story books, sports books, strict books, jokes and youngsters understanding books. But all News Paper publishers bookstalls are in one row.Telugu and English books are found in huge number while other language books are kept selectively. This time I discovered book cherishing families thronged to the 300+ bookstalls in this book exhibition being held till 1st January 2020 at Telangana Kalabharathi (NTR Grounds), Indira Park street in Hyderabad.

Day by day I have been tuning in to the live broadcast between 7 pm and 8 pm on All India Radio's Rainbow FM [ 101.91 ] ever since this fair began on 23rd December, 2019 to find out updates on this fair as well as to know if I missed anything during my visit. Numerous guests on this live communicate resounded that: "Wide variety of books are available at a place that to written by Indian and foreign authors. It is a unique experience to spend more time or repeat visits to this book exhibition to get good quality of books at moderate costs and better discounts for bibliophiles [individuals who gathers or has an extraordinary love of books]".

In all I am delighted with and enriched in 2019 on a 2 hour visit to this book treasure like a genuine avid reader. 

Saturday, December 21, 2019

My Grandson Accomplished First Public Speech

Kids for the most part get ready completely for school assessments and joyfully partake in school events especially to contend in sports day festivities. So likewise my grandson Vivaan [ 5+ years ] decided himself to make an imprint in his school on the Kids sports day held on Saturday 21st December, 2019. He was chosen to deliver a welcome speech on this event on behalf of his school and participants. While Vivaan parents set him up with speech content in English language and articulating abilities, I enhanced their exertion by teaching in him for about seven days to make him solid in prevailing in his communication. Vivaan pursued my tips that include how to hold real hand-mic, change the positioning, posture, body language and maintain eye contact.

I was delighted to see him perform meticulously with flawless oral as well as non-verbal communication during his first ever public speaking like this. Jubilant Vivaan all the time appreciating  us in his own expressions on this achievement and attributing his success to our all round coaching him in the last few days. What I liked most is the school administration decided to recognize Vivaan in a befitting way, in appreciation of his effective welcome speech that has established a rich pace to start the grand event. 

Monday, November 25, 2019

Pilgrimage - Tirumala & Tiruvannaamalai - November 2019

I had a privileged and quick darshan of Sri Venkateswara Swamy in the Senior Citizens slot at 10am on 21 November 2019 at Tirumala, Andhra Pradesh. I could get this opportunity for the first time after my turning 65 this year on the 22nd November 2019 (Kaartheeka Bahula Eakaadassi). My wife Lakshmi accompanied me. We could avail Nijaroopa darshana of Lord Balaji being Thursday today. We experienced a humble and courteous treatment approach by Tirumala Tirupathi Devastanam staff and seva volunteers. All royal arrangements be it free darshan or unlimited & free prasadam (pongal) or queue system or clock-room facility for luggage & mobile phones by TTD before, during and after darshan at separate enclosures are well appreciated by devotees.

We participated in Srinivasa Kalyanotsavam and had a Devine darshan for the successive second day in Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple in Tirumala, Andhra Pradesh as part of our pilgrimage.
In deed we had a most privilaged and blissful two times darshan of Sri Venkateswara Swamy at Tirumala.

ఓం శ్రీ వేంకటేశాయ నమః

On 23rd November, 2019, We have completed Giripradhakshana by walk for 14 Kms around the Tiruvannamalai Hill and Arunachaleswar darshan. We have then visited Ramana Maharshi Asharamam. 

Saturday, November 16, 2019

All day session on 12 Essentials of Communication Skills


I have addressed an all day session on "12 Essentials of Communication Skills" for the Company Secretary final passed attendees of Management Skills Orientation Programme (MSOP) organized on 16 November at Hyderabad Center of Excellence, The Institute of Company Secretaries of India. As per written feedback given by all participants, this session has been well received.

Sunday, November 10, 2019

Celebrating 1 year carversary of Hyundai Santro

Today, the 10th November, 2019 I am celebrating my 1 year #carversary of Hyundai Santro Magna Automatic Manual Transmission (automatic gears) by recollecting the most liked post on Facebook on 10th November 2018.
https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10212956503734217&id=1439867737


#SvsnCelebration. I am delighted to announce that I have acquired a new car Hyundai Santro Magna Automatic Manual Transmission (automatic gears) version from Lakshmi Hyundai, Manjeera Mall Kukatpalli branch in Hyderabad on 9th November 2018. This car was allotted to me in the first lot of new cars rolled out by Hyundai company with introductory price & preference for the first 50,000 customers booked online like me. This is a re-introduced all new Santro tallboy designed family car. Being a Senior Citizen, I look forward for a safe and strain-free driving experience with this car hoping to be better than my earlier owned Maruthi 800 as well as Maruthi Alto Lxl vehicles which I use for more than two decades. #SvsnPics captured by my son in law Mohan Karthik at the time of handing over keys of new car to us by Company Executives.