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What to do and what not to do: Alert as Al-Qaida launches India wing

Sep 4, 2014

Its high time the whole nation is burning from inside specially after so many riots in Uttar Pradesh and the gang rapes all over the country...Before this heat gets spark and burn the country we must come together join hands in hands and make ourself strong and create some understandings between each other...
Al-Qaeda and other terrorist organisation has no religion, no human feelings..they fool people by spreading salt on their wounds given by us...So we should try not to wound anyone...It is we who faces all the atrocities in the hands of terrorists, politicians etc...So we must understand that none of us want to harm anyone and its others, some terrorists or politicians who spread hatred among us...we should open our eyes and ears and spread the truth..not get foofled by them.. 

What to do?
1. keep your eyes, ears open and report any suspicious activities or materials to police or any authority.
2. Co-operate with police or other authority
3. believe in yourself..have self confidence..
4. settle all your disputes and grievances..
5. respect every individual of any cast community or religion
6. help the one in need. 
7. report to police if anyone tries to create conflict and disputes.
8. oppose firmly if someone tries to create conflict or spread hatred and even throw tomato and egg.
9. in case of any dispute report to police, try to pacify them..
10. act before it is too late...
11. always support truth..
12. have the guts to admit your mistakes and take blame on yourself...
What not to do?
1. never spread the message that you are not sure of whether its rigt or wrong
2. never suspect anyone without reason or by his her appearance or cast or religion
3. never ever do anything that can create conflict
4. never give way to communal angle if you are harassed by some one..
5. Never get fooled by someone who create conflicts or spread hatred...
6. never get carried away by the false reports..
7. never applaud when your leader give hate speeches...instead throw tomato, eggs or whatever you can grab..
8. never go mob way..no one can control them..act before some-one gets mobbed down.
9.  never take sides when things go wrong..instead jump in between and try to pacify them and find out what's wrong...
10. never blame anyone...instead blame yourself if you did anything wrong...

at last I would like to say everyone knows what to do and what not..we all can differentiate between the right and wrong...but the reality is that none of us does what we need to do...we simply closes our eyes when we are at fault and attack when they are at fault....

forgive me for any mistakes I did...I never had any wrong feelings..
issued in the interest of mankind
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Is there anybody who can help this old man???

Feb 20, 2014

After watching a movie at Centre Stage Mall Sector 18 Noida we decided to go to Nizamuddin as we felt hungry. 

I was with three of my friends travelling in a car on the way to Nizamuddin....We were in our own mood, talking, singing making fun of each other until my friend applied a sudden break....We saw someone lying on the road near the nizamuddin-bhogal bridge. We stepped out and when saw the person it seemed he was dead and presumed that somebody might have struck him and fled. But when we came near and heard him screaming in low voice. He was unable to say anything other than aah uuh. Other vehicles were passing by as we parked the car midway as to prevent another stroke to him. Some even stopped and joined us we didn't know what to do. Some wounds were seen on his head. They were like holes and even the blood had dried or better say the man had no blood in him to shed. We decided to put him on the median (divider) on the road to prevent further chaos. After placing him on the median we requested several autowallas to help us take the man to the hospital but no-one agreed. Everyone tried to get rid of the situation. Even a policeman was there and when we approached him he also tried to flee. But when we shouted on him and asked him to call the police van, he instead asked us to dial 100. Even the policeman was unable to stop any autorickshaw.

After some time a pcr van came and when we asked them to take the old man to the hospital they instead started enquiring. what happened? How did the accident occured? Was it you who struck him? But there were some people who were qithbus from the start and explained them that he was already lying on the road and nobody knows how. And then they said ok we are taking a U turn and then take the man to the hospital and they never did the U turn instead went ahead and stopped there. Another pcr van came. They were from the local police station. They also enquired and noted our vehicle no and went ahead. When we forced him he showed us another pcr van approaching and said ask them they will take him.

We were like what the hell is going on. Even the police is not doing anything then who the hell will do. Will Krrish or Shaktiman will come to protect this man. Finally when that pcr van approached policemen didn't want to take him on their van as it would get bloody or dirty. They removed the floor cover of the vehicle and asked us to carry the old man and keep him on the floor. We carried him to the van and he was still screaming and shivering. After they went we asked other policemen that why did they note our vehicle no they said not to worry. The first policeman who was nearly from the beginning whom we didn't allow to run started saying you don't understand we have our work our duty and all bla bla.

I really don't get this. What has happened to us, our people, our society no one ever cares about others. Even some of them who stops they only enquires and instead advise you do this, do that and all and go off.

I even felt that there are some glitches in law that some people who want to help resist because of police questioning and harassing them.

But nobody thinks that it can be us, our family members, friends, relatives, or our loved ones in place of old man and if this situation goes on nobody will help us too.
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Road Landscape - Mathura Road, New Delhi

Jan 11, 2014

mathura road landscape
This document is about the Landscape of Mathura Road, Near Modi Mill Flyover & Okhla Mod
 New Delhi.

INSIDE THE DOCUMENT:
  • ROAD AND ITS SURROUNDINGS
  • PLAN, 
  • ROAD SECTION, 
  • DETAILS,
  • LANDSCAPE FEATURES
  • PLANTS AND TREES
  • SERVICES AND STREET FURNITURES
  • INFERENCE
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Jama Masjid Boys Hostel, Jamia Millia Islamia

Dec 11, 2013

Jama Masjid Boys Hostel, Jamia Millia Islamia

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  • FLOOR PLANS

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LOWER GROUND FLOOR PLAN AT LEVEL -900

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FIRST FLOOR PLAN AT LEVEL +8100


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UPPER GROUND FLOOR AT LEVEL +3600



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SECOND FLOOR PLAN AT LEVEL +12600

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PICRURES OF CONSTRUCTION STAGES

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PRELIMINARY ESTIMATE

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National Education Day Celebration in Faculty of Architecture, Jamia Millia Islamia

Nov 12, 2013

Faculty of Architecture & Ekistics, Jamia Millia Islamia celebrated Education Day to commemorate the 126th birth anniversary of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad.

Several competitions were organised in the Construction Yard in Faculty Of Architecture.

Competiotions Organised:

  • Photography Competition
  • Mural Design Competition
  • Poster Making / Slogan Competition

Competition On The Spot:

  • Essay Competition
  • Caricature / Sketching Competition
  • Nukkad Naatak
Photography Competition:


Mural Design Competition:


First Prize


Third Prize

Caricature / Sketching Competition:


First Prize


Second Prize

Third Prize

Consolation Prize


Poster Making / Slogan Competition:



First Prize
Second Prize

Third Prize

Consolation Prize

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PPT Presentation on Shallow Foundation

Oct 30, 2013

Shallow Foundation
This document is about the Shallow Foundation.

INTRODUCTION:
“A foundation is the lowest and supporting layer of a structure”. It transfer the structural load of build structure safely into the ground.

SHALLOW FOUNDATION:
Placed immediately below the lowest part of the superstructure. Its purpose is to distribute the load over a wide area.
Shallow foundations are usually embedded about a meter or so into soil.

Types of Shallow Foundation:
  • Spread footing
  • Combined footing
  • Strap or Cantilever footing
  • Mat or Raft footing
INSIDE THE DOCUMENT:
  • Classification of Foundation
  • Introduction of Shallow Foundation
  • Types of Shallow Foundations
  • Spread Footing
  • Types of  Spread Footing
  • Combined Footing
  • Strap Footing
  • Matt or Raft Foundation
  • Raft Foundation
  • Advantages of Shallow Foundation
  • Disadvantages of Shallow Foundation
  • Precautions to be Taken
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Landscape of Humayuns Tomb, Nizamuddin

Oct 17, 2013

sirifort stadium
This document is about the Landscape of Humayuns Tomb situated in Nizamuddin in New Delhi.

INTRODUCTION:
First garden-tomb in the Indian subcontinent:

 First Charbagh garden in India

 Architect: Mirak Mirza Ghiyas

 Spread over 30 acre(120,000 m2)

 over 2500 trees and plants, including mango, lemon, neem, hibiscus and jasmine are planted in the gardens.

  • Main Tomb is placed in centre of a 30-acre (120,000 m2
  • Persian-style garden with quadrilateral layout and was the first of its kind in the South Asia region in such a scale.
  • The highly geometrical and enclosed Paradise garden is divided into four squares by paved walkways and two bisecting central water channels, reflecting the four rivers that flow in jannat, the Islamic concept of paradise.
  • Each of the four square is further divided into smaller squares with pathways, creating into 36 squares in all.
  • The central water channels appear to be disappearing beneath the tomb structure and reappearing on the other side in a straight line, suggesting the Quranic verse, which talks of rivers flowing beneath the 'Garden of Paradise'.
  • The central walkways, terminate at two gates: a main one in the southern wall, and a smaller one in the western wall.

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Dissertation on Indian Architect: Ar Manit Rastogi

Oct 10, 2013

sirifort stadium
This document is about the Dissertation on Indian Architect Ar. Manit Rastogi founder of Morphogenesis.

He has taught at the Architectural Association, London; School of Planning and Architecture, Delhi and the Hong Kong Polytechnic Institute; and has been a juror on several design & award juries and several academic juries at architectural institutes throughout the country.

He is also a member of the various energy and sustainable associations across the world like Association for Development and Research of Sustainable Habitats (ADaRSH), Green Buildings Rating System India (GRIHA), Architectural Association, London etc.

Manit Rastogi has been invited as a speaker to various national and international events such as, International Conference on Competitive Cities (New Delhi), International Design Conference APSDA, International Green Building Conference IGBC (Singapore), Urban Islands (Australia), Green Building Conference (Hong Kong), and the World Architecture Congress (Dubai and Singapore) etc.

Manit Rastogi follows a simple philosophy of sustainable design that adapts to the environment and is optimized for use by the community.

This Dissertation contains:

  • Introduction of Manit Rastogi
  • His Philosophies
  • Projects 
  • Planning: Plan, Section as well as Construction details
  • An Interview With Manit Rastogi
  • Case Study of Projects
  • Metropolitan Mall, Gurgaon
  • Corporate Office For India Glycols, Noida
  • The British School, New Delhi 
  • His Other Works
  • Conclusion
  • Bibliography
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The science of decision making

Aug 1, 2013

There are so many things that effect our choices in decision making. We came across some choices that most of the people make and effect us in decision making.

We accept the default choice

We make worse decisions over time

We make better decisions in the morning

We make better decisions in a foreign language

Being hungry is bad for decision-making

A full bladder helps us make better choices

Ventilation is important for good decision-making

Leaning to the left affects our choices

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Pictures: Inside the Badshahi Mosque

Mar 24, 2013


Inside The Badshahi Mosque or the 'Royal Mosque' in Lahore, Pakistan


Built by Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb in 1671 and completed in 1673.
It is the second largest mosque in Pakistan and South Asia and the fifth largest mosque in the world.

Inside the Badshahi MosqueSpecifications

Capacity 100,000
  • Main Prayer Hall - 5,000
  • Courtyard and Porticoes - 95,000
Dome(s) 3
Minaret(s) 8 (4 major, 4 minor)
Minaret height 176 ft 4 in (53.75 m)

Construction (1671–1673)

Construction of the Badshahi Mosque was started in May 1671 and was completed after two years in April 1673.

The Badshahi Mosque was built opposite the Lahore Fort, emphasising its stature in the Mughal Empire. It was constructed on a raised platform to avoid inundation from the nearby Ravi River during flooding. The mosque's foundation and structure was constructed using bricks and compacted clay. The structure was then clad with red sandstone tiles brought from a stone quarry near Jaipur in Rajasthan and its domes were clad with white marble.

Inscribed in a marble tablet on the entrance of the Badshahi Mosque are the following words in Persian:

“The Mosque of Abul Muzaffar Muhy-ud-Din Muhammad Aurangzeb Alamgir, Victorious King, constructed and completed under the superintendence of the Humblest Servant of the Royal Household, Fidai Khan Koka, in 1084 A.H.”

Architecture and design

The architecture and design of the Badshahi Mosque closely resembles that of the smaller Jama Mosque in Delhi, India. Its design was inspired by Islamic, Persian, Central Asian and Indian influences. Mosque is bold, vast and majestic in its expression.

The steps leading to the Main Prayer Hall and its floor are in Sang-e-Alvi (variegated marble). The Main Prayer Hall is divided into seven sections by means of multi-foil arches supported on heavy piers, three of which bear the double domes finished externally in white marble. The remaining four sections are roofed with flat domes.

The interior of the Main Prayer Hall is richly embellished with stucco tracery (Manbatkari), fresco work, and inlaid marble.

The exterior is decorated with stone carving as well as marble inlay on red sandstone, specially of lotiform motifs in bold relief. The embellishment has Indo-Greek, Central Asian and Indian architectural influence both in technique and motifs.

The skyline is furnished by beautiful ornamental merlons inlaid with marble lining adding grace to the perimeter of the mosque. In its various architectural features like the vast square courtyard, the side aisles (dalans), the four corner minarets (minars), the projecting central transept of the prayer chamber and the grand entrance gate, is summed up the history of development of mosque architecture of the Muslim world over the thousand years prior to its construction in 1673.

The north enclosure wall of the Mosque was laid close to the Ravi River bank, so a majestic gateway could not be provided on that side and, to keep the symmetry the gate had to be omitted on the south wall as well. Thus, a four Aiwan plan like the earlier Jama Mosque in Delhi, could not be replicated at the Badshahi Mosque.

The walls were built with small kiln-burnt bricks laid in kankar, lime mortar (a kind of hydraulic lime) but have a veneer of red sandstone. The steps leading to the prayer chamber and its plinth are in variegated marble.

The main prayer chamber is very deep and is divided into seven compartments by rich engraved arches carried on very heavy piers. Out of the 7 compartments, three double domes finished in marble have superb curvature, whilst the rest have curvilinear domes with a central rib in their interior and flat roof above. In the eastern front aisle, the ceiling of the compartment is flat (qalamdani) with a curved border (ghalatan) at the cornice level.

The original floor of the courtyard was laid with small kiln-burnt bricks laid in the Mussalah pattern. The present red sandstone flooring was laid during the last major refurbishhment (1939–60). Similarly, the original floor of the main prayer chamber was in cut and dressed bricks with marble and Sang-i-Abri lining forming Mussalah and was also replaced by marble Mussalah during the last major repairs.

There are only two inscriptions in the Mosque:
  1. On the main gateway entrance
  2. Kalimah in the prayer chamber under the main high vault.

Badshahi Mosque Layout

Dimensions


Courtyard: 528 ft 8 in (161.14 m) x 528 ft 4 in (161.04 m) (area: 278,784 sq ft (25,899.9 m2)) (the world's largest mosque courtyard) (compared to 186 ft × 186 ft (57 m × 57 m) for the main platform of the Taj Mahal), divided into two levels: the upper and the lower. In the latter, funeral prayers can also be offered.

Prayer Chamber: 275 ft 8 in (84.02 m) x 83 ft 7 in (25.48 m) x 50 ft 6 in (15.39 m) high, with its main vault 37 ft 3 in (11.35 m) x 59 ft 4 in (18.08 m) high but with the merlons 74 ft (22.555200 m). (area: 22,825 sq ft (2,120.5 m2))

4 Corner Minarets: 176 ft 4 in (53.75 m) high and 67 ft (20 m) in circumference, are in four stages and have a contained staircase with 204 steps (compared with 162.5 ft (49.5 m) for the minarats of the Taj Mahal).

Central Dome: Diameter 65 ft (20 m) at bottom (at bulging 70 ft 6 in (21.49 m)); height 49 ft (15 m); pinnacle 24 ft (7.3 m) and neck 15 ft (4.6 m) high.

2 Side Domes: Diameter 51 ft 6 in (15.70 m) (at bulging 54 ft (16.46 m)); height 32 ft (9.8 m); pinnacle 19 ft (5.8 m); neck 9 ft 6 in (2.90 m) high.

Gateway: 66 ft 7 in (20.29 m) x 62 ft 10 in (19.15 m) x 65 ft (20 m) high including domelets; vault 21 ft 6 in (6.55 m) x 32 ft 6 in (9.91 m) high. Its three-sided approach steps are 22 in number.

Side Aisles (Dalans): 80 in number. Height above floor 23 ft 9 in (7.24 m); plinth 2 ft 7 in (0.79 m).

Central Tank: 50 ft (15 m) x 50 ft (15 m) x 3 ft (0.91 m) deep (area: 2,500 sq ft (230 m2)
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