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C class definition of a software professional

This is from one of my friends Anil Naik.

class Indian_Bachelor_female_professional
{
double styles;
short skirts;
long time_to_understand_problems;
float mind;
char non_co_operative;
};

class Married_female_Software _Professional
{
double weight;
short tempered;
long gossips;
float hopes;
char unstable;
};

class Female_Engaged_software _professional
{
double time_on_phone;
short attention_on_work;
long boast;
float on_cloud_nine;
char edgy;
};

class Indian_Newly_Married_software _professional
{
double dinner_invitations;
short time_at_work;
long lunch_breaks;
float talks;
void bank_balance();
char hen_pecked;
};

class Indian_husband_wife_software _professional
{
double income;
short temper;
long time_no_see;
float new_software_company;
void love();
};

Class Guy_who_wrote_this
{
Long time_on_bench;
Void work();
};

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Adventure trip to Hogenakkal Falls

Participants:

1. Shrikant Gaikwad
2. Srinivas R
3. Chakrapani
4. Vijay
5. Rajshekar K S
6. Srikanth Chandragiri
7. Myself

Date: 12th September, 2010

Mode of Transport: Bajaj Platina 125 cc, Bajaj Pulsar, Hero Honda Passion

Hogenakkal Falls or Hogenakal Falls known as the “Niagara of India” is a beautiful waterfall which is formed from the Kaveri River. It is located in the Dharmapuri district of the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu and at around about 180 km from Bangalore. At Hogenakkal, the Kaveri, drops and creates numerous waterfalls as the water cuts through the rocky terrain creating a continuous thunder. The word Hogenakkal is derived from the the Kannada words Hoge, which mean smoke, and Kal which describes the rocks.

Route Information:

There are at least 2 ways to reach this destination from Bangalore. I exactly don’t remember the way we took while coming back, but this route is shorter then the one we took while going towards the destination. I am not in a position to describe that route, but we have entered Bangalore via Electronic city.

The one that we took while going towards Hogenakkal is as follows,

Outer Ring road -> Hoskote -> Right turn (below flyover) -> Mallur -> Bagalur -> Hosur -> Chikka Belagondapalli -> Hogenakkal

The road is good condition is very good and is not crowded as other roads, as it makes it wineds across the villages. We had all had a very good experience of the village life out there. The best part of it as we enter the forest area, which is inhabited by animals including the elephants, which we had an experience while coming back.

It is very difficult for me to elaborate the experience that we had gone through including the accident which Srikant and Rajshekar had in the jungle with both of them shivering. Anyway it was a good ride, which took almost 10 hrs of bike riding covering a distance of around 372 kms.

Road to Hogenakkal

Hogenakkal Falls from the overhead bridge

Hogenakkal Falls

Images: http://ophiophagus.assamonnet.org/album/Hogenekkal

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Trip to Devarayanadurga

Participants:

1. Shrikant Gaikwad
2. K.Parthasarathy
3. Manivannan
4. Hardik Gala
5. Purshottom Suryarao
6. Myself

Date: 5th September, 2010

Mode of Transport: Bajaj Platina 125 cc, Yamaha Enticer, Hero Honda

Devarayanadurga is a hill station near Tumkur in the state of Karnataka in India. The rocky hills are surrounded by forest and the hilltops are dotted with several temples including the Yoganarasimha and the Bhoganarasimha temples and an altitude of 3940 feet. It is also famous for Namada Chilume, a natural spring considered sacred and is also considered the origin of the Jayamangali river. Another famous temple in the area is the Mahalakshmi Temple at Goravanahalli.

Route Information:

There are two ways to reach this destination from Bangalore. You can either take the Bangalore – Tumkur National Highway or via Yelhanka – Doddaballapur – Dobbspet Road. The former very dry as we undertook while coming from our destination while the later goes through some of the villages giving a lively view of village life.

Route 1:- Take the Bangalore – Tumkur road. Go to till Dobbespet. Go under the flyover and take a right. Take the right below the flyover. The left one leads you to Shivagange betta and right leads to Devarayandurga. It totals to around 80 kms from Bangalore.

Route 2:- As you move from Yelhanka towards Doddaballapur you will come across a section (circle) wherein one way goes to right hand side goes to Nandi Hills, middle road goes to Ghati Subramanya while the left goes to Dobbspet. Travel on that road till you reach the highway. As you enter the highway below the flyover, take the right. You can ask anyone or you will see the markings stating the way to the place. It is around 45 kms from Doddaballapur totaling about 90 kms from Yelhanka.

Devarayanadurga

Temple View from top

Speaking to Clouds

Devarayanadurga Temple

Images: http://ophiophagus.assamonnet.org/album/Devarayana_Durg

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