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THIRTEEN DAYS IN SEPTEMBER


 

Three leaders from Israel, Egypt and US with  three different religions, had marathon meeting  for  13 days at the presidential retreat at Camp David in the autumn of 1978  to solve a dispute that religion itself had caused. 

The complex history of Middle East is based on  ancient texts and legends and necessarily draws the Middle East in a endless feud and brought the superpowers of the time to the brink of nuclear war, flooded the region with refugees and  created mayhem and heartbreak all over the world.

Carter, Begin and Sadat, the three leaders from US, Israel and Egypt, through 13 days of ordeal and immense pressure, managed to forge a partial and incomplete peace. War seldom achieves what was expected or hoped for by its participants; even victory breeds a future defeat. The book tells the story of the compromise that peace demands, and of the courage and sacrifices required of leaders whose greatest challenge is to overcome their own limitations. 

The book gave me new perspectives on how we carry the burden of the past and how our own belief system interfere with reasonable judgment.



Comments

Sonam Tshomo said…
I just copy this story from facebook.... and I thought immediately about you...

The Eagle does not fight the snake on the ground. It changes the battleground by picking up the snake into the sky and then releases the snake from the sky into the ground. The snake loses the power and balance in the air and falls on the ground useless and vulnerable.

Great job Tshering for showing FCB management what the fucking useless asshole they had been in the court. They not only lost the case but also lost all their reputations. A 47 year old company with all the resources and system losing a case to one man is nothing small thing. It is an achievement in itself. Hope this ordeal ends for you and your family who went through such a huge mental torture. I hope they learn their lessons well.

Fuck the bastards hard and make sure that they don't stand a chance again.
Kezang Lhamo said…
This is a classic case of manipulations involving management, staff and other institutions to harass one simple old man. Hope FCB is made to pay compensation and damages.Dont leave anyone. Let the taste some medicine they made themselves
Tenzin Dorji said…
Use Sonam Tshering to fight for compensation and damages. He is very good at that. We have talked about it few days ago. He is ready to help.
FCB Depot Incharge said…
I found FCB management quite weird..Instead of reviewing the case properly, they takes sides. Those people who are involved in the crime gets protections. In the court, FCB does not provide truth. Instead, the judge was shocked that all documents were produced by the writer. In the end, who loses, FCB. Tge rice case got dismissed even though I heard that there were more than 30 evidences against Pema Wangchuk .
If FCB had presented the evidences presented by the writer, I heard from Court staff that FCB could have recovered money from Pema Wangchuk.
FCB management has become secretive these days. They make decision in isolation .What use is making such decision now when court has already passed judgment against FCB. It's better to analyze the court verdict and make corrections. FCB do not have good check and balance. If any problem arises FCB will lose both money and case again. We have always reminded our management of internal audit which is very weak. Another 60 lakhs shortage has already happened but FCB management has no idea about the case.
FCBLeaks said…
Yea, i also heard that some 60 lakhs is gone into the air and FCB management is not even aware of it. So let them live in ignorance. Despite knowing that FCB Internal is weak, they let Penden Choden carryon. So let them find out themselves. FCB management will not listen to staff.

Just by adding another stupid guy into the division do not make division strong. FCB's internal audit should work to strengthen risky areas and keep proper check and balance. Had Internal audit carried out proper check and balance, maybe all the shortages that happened during Karma Nidup's time could have been avoided. And also the one of 60 lakhs which recently happened could have been avoided also.


Anonymous said…
There are 2 papers with me which I think you will need la. One is directly related to sugar case la. It's a statement by jit saying IT removed data. If you want,I ll give you la. You can contact me when you come to pling or you can advise me
Anonymous said…
Recently i got a copy of the court verdict passed by phuentsholing court on the rice case from one of the staff. The court verdict shows that the FCB lost the case shamelessly and the court had punished FCB for not doing its job well. the case was dismissed with scoldings statement to the FCB management.

i think the court was right for scolding the management and i can see that in the future, fcb will not win a single case since the case decided by the court this time has set precedence that fcb management has not done their duty. fcb management knowing very well that pema wangchuk was responsible for rice case had taken to court to protect pema wangchuk . now all eyes and ears waiting how fcb management decide pema wangchuk's fate. if fcb management still soft on pema wangchuk, i also know how to steal some rice and sugar and not get caught for at least 3 years.
Anonymous said…
although the legal guy was found to have collected the credit money and embezzled, fcb management not take this guy to court and persecute. so fcb management having different action for different person shows that fcb management not trust worthy.

Anonymous said…
Yes, the Ngawang Jigme should have been referred to ACC. FCB management just closed the case. FCB CEO just got his term renewed. I don't know how he got his term renewed. There is not much contribution from his side.
When the new FCB Legal Officer approached me seeking for evidences, I thought the FCB management was making positive move to right all the wrongs. After the court has dismissed the rice case citing administrative lapses on the part of management, FCB management is trying to write off the loss of drop audit observation. I hope management is making rational decision. Had the court verdict gone against my father, would FCB management write off?

Why should FCB as a company bear loss for the administrative lapses of the management ? Management has been paid salary and perks to manage the organization prudently ? Shouldn't management be held responsible for the losses accruing out of the lapses?

This is just a food for thought for FCB management.
Anonymous said…
Very true Tshering Sir. It was known openly that Pema Wangchuk brought the rejected rice paying higher rate. He did not have the authority to buy anything without the consent of the committee . However, he purchased the things at higher rate without consent. Then he did not have the consent of the management and also he was not the Bulk Incharge. Knowing all these lapses, the present management did not impose any action against pema wangchuk and now they are talking about writing it off and not putting to the Board for information.

The Internal Audit, which should be reporting to the Board, should be the one. We see that if it goes to the board, i am sure the board will have something to say. So we can see that there is no difference between Karma Nidup and this management in terms of cheating board.

In Tshering Deki's case, about 66.66% liability which is approximately 22 lakhs was imposed on FCB management and only 33% was imposed on tshering deci. But what happened, tshering deki's liability was not forgiven while purna and sangay wangdi walked away scot free. if tshering deci should be held liable, purna and sangay wangdi should also pay.

in nganglam case, fcb lost about70 lakhs and not even 10% recovered. this shows, how strong our management is. while we work adnd work hoping to get some profit to get some bonus. there is a big hole created by management and i think fcb staff will not get anything unless management is changed. useless assholes.
Anonymous said…
this wat i thinking also. 47 years old company with legal department , internal audit and so much power lose case to one man fighting alone. all documents with one man and the company has nothing to show. what a shame.
Anonymous said…
when a company loses with all the resources like legal advisers and management team, it shows what kind of management is there taking care of the people. i also feel same, we work very hard to bring profit hoping that company will make some profit and we can enjoy bonus and PBVI but in the end, when money cannot be recovered from people and fcb loses, we feel management is not doing their part. internal audit should be changed and also the people at GM and Regional manager level who are just occupying position without much value addition.
Anonymous said…
Actually FCB is sponsoring Pema Wangchuk to travel and look for wife lo sa so there is no question of pema wangchuk paying anything. he is having honey moon on FCB's sponsorship
Anonymous said…
i am just wondering how this CEO's contract was renewed. he is a nice man but his performance is not very good. In FCB we need a business oriented man and not nice man who will talk sweet. The person who takes very good decision is important. it is also important now to overhaul FCB HR. Many staff including the CEo is now redundant, useless people who don't bring any new business. nothing different from Karma Nidup. Just sweet talk and no business. i think the govt should review performance every year of such ppl
FCBLeaks said…
47 years old company, always at the bottom of all company, not producing any profit for many years. Profits gone into shortages and shortages not able to recover from court also, what kind of management we have. This shows that our management is useless. The people who need to be moved are occupying the same position for years and no wonder we will not have any change.

I hope some Board Directors will review the performance of the CEO again
FCBLeaks said…
FCB management is biased. Here are the reasons:

1. In Tshering Deki's case, the court divided the liability into three parts of 11 lakhs each. While Tshering Deki has been terminated from service without benefit and asked to refund the shortages, Purna and Sang ay Wangdi's liability was written off. Here FCB lost 22 lakhs in total.

2. In nganglam case, FCB was not able to recover 70 lakhs

3. In Champay case, the shortage amounting to 31 cases cannot be recovered because the court has already found lapses in management.

4. Ngawang Jigme, which the management should have surrendered to ACC was compulsorily retired with benefits. Those people who should be taken to ACC are not taken and those who need not be taken are taken there and cases lost.

In total, the shortages not recovered are over 1 crore which I feel the management should be held accountable for payment.
Anonymous said…
The management is the party to crime for letting Ngawang Jigme go without any criminal liability. he should have been reported to ACC fro investigation and persecution
As an employee of FCB, writing off the non recovery of shortages is a major concern because the loss are in millions. For example, the nganglam loss is almost about 7 million. Tshering Deki's case is about 2.2 million and champay case is about 3 million. In total, its about 1.2 crore in three cases alone. The management and the managers are paid PSA of more than one staff salary and their work is to supervise. If there is a shortage and cannot be recovered , the supervisor/manager or the management should be made to pay because they have not done their work well as is pointed out in Champay's case where it is clearly mentioned that it is management lapses and the case got dismissed. If the management wanted, it would have been easily recovered from Pema Wangchuk but the management is proposing for write off. In principle, is it correct that some people should be taken to court while some, even after the evidences of fraud has been found, is continued to be given salary and benefits by FCB? Given the quality of management we now see in FCB, we can neither win case nor can we recover any shortages. So getting bonus and PBVI is just a dream we can dream everyday.

Anonymous said…
Actually all those people who ate money are free like karma nidup, who took extra salary, free housing , free furniture and other benefits is free. sang ay wangdi, who is the mastermind of many scams is free. same way, samten choden, who is involved in taking money in champay case is free. now sh e owns a shop in SJ.

then purna and snaggy wangdi in tshering deki case free. megraj and pema wangchuk in balance rice case is free. ngawang jigme, who took money is also free. hit, who manipulated the system is free . he is waiting for promotion and training. same g goes with tnshewang dorji. so fcb is the organization who frees people who embezzle money.
Anonymous said…
no worries la, i will report to ACC about the ngawang jigme sent on compulsory retirement even after he was caught for embezzlement. the management should be fixed
Anonymous said…
the cel's contract should not have been renewed ya.
Anonymous said…
FCB staff not getting PBVI, that's okay but why is the PSA increased for ppl who are already getting PSA. Does tis mean that only those people who getting PSA were working and rest were not working?

We all want money and its not fair that only some should be rewarded in different ways and rest should only be looking and watching. In the first place, FCB CEO not able to win any case and recover any money and on other side, FCB management taking biased decision. i hope neten wangchuk will die soon from accident. i will pray everyday. fucking ceo
Anonymous said…
tshering sir, if you coming to phuntsholing, please meet me la. i have some interesting document no give you la. it will help you in court la sure 200% la. it is related to sangay wangdi and karma nidup's illegal business which may put these two g guys in prison la. since our current management do not take any action against anyone , we have no faith in this guys so we give you all the document so when you fight your case, you use it la.
Anonymous said…
tshering sir, was happy talk with you on phone la. just got confrimatuin about the things we discussed la. your projection was correct la
Anonymous said…
just heard from court that champay sir's case is coming too close. if the verdict is not changed from pling court, some people will go home from fcb not only empty handed but may have to beg and pay back fcb in millions.
well, its destiny and destiny cannot change.

the court case is expected to end very soon i gussying , that's what i heard from court pppl and it ll be nice to see the drama unfold after the court verdict. lets watch and see
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Anonymous said…
tshering sir, i have some documents which you may need la. where to keep the document la?
Anonymous said…
tshering sir, now you can plan buildng new house and buyng new car because court verdict not change lo la. fcb is going to fund your new purchase and fcb is going to get reimbursement from Jeet and IT team. so now go and celebrate la. and also done forget us la. when covid is over, we ll join you celebrate la
Anonymous said…
a company who has legal doing illegal things will never win any case. this was expected mena la.now lets see how fcb recover money from samten choden and jeet. samten was smart so she resigned but jeet was stupid and he held on. lets see what happens now
Anonymous said…
it was bound to happen. the only question now is how to make people who are responsible be accountable ?
Karma said…
so some ppl going for permanent lockdown soon. right now is trial for this people i think. its good to practice anyways. good luck in life. it was expected anyways, like someone says above. its time to make arrangement for families i think when you ae not there
FCBLeaks said…
I am already making offering and making prayer for two people
FCB Depot Incharge said…
Today, during Buddha's parnirvana , I prayed to God to help Jeet and party because the champay sir's court case was coming to an end but misery of jeet and party was about to begin. I hope all the things he did in the server is exposed for the benefit of all other staff who did not know what he did and are suffering today.
Tshoki Lhamo said…
it was expected to happen. actually this should have happened 8 years ago but so far Jeet has been lucky in trying to hide the truth but karma is such a thing that it gets exposed. now that court case is coming to an end, and the audit memo is in his name, how he is going to pay, is a big question. i am sure the person who asked him to remove data, samten, will help pay. after all, she is now a shop owner.

i heard that there the case would be over by the end of this year and by then the life of Jeet would be over too.
Anonymous said…
tshering sir, i am sending two papers i found recently. one is related to system deletion process signed by Phub Gyeltshen and Pema Wangchuk and another is note sheet related to dumping process signed by karma nidup . i think it is relevant to your case case. the papers are sent via WeChat to one of my cousins working in NPPF. she will deliver to you soon la. good luck.let fab management go to hell and die there
Anonymous said…
count down has begun for Jeet. he can expect his world to change by 31 december 2021.
Anonymous said…
hope this ICT head is made accountable by making him pay for everything he has done so far
Anonymous said…
he has no other choice left now
Anonymous said…
actually he didn't leave any choice himself. he could have saved himself but he decided to sacrifice choice. well, if he was innocent, he could have tried to mitigate problem but instead he started to play around so let him dance to his own music....i can see a snake being charmed by a flute now
Anonymous said…
prayers for all those involved, especially to jeet for messing up with the system. let him enjoy some quality time until he is officially asked to make payment.
Anonymous said…
Poor asshole. the moment he is trapped, he will panic and pee in his pants like he did in court last time.but i think its his karma which is ripening now and he has no choice but to deal with it.
Anonymous said…
nothing to worry about jeet. behind him, there is someone who will stand to pay and is no longer in fcb now. she will pay for him and she resigned from fcb few years ago
Anonymous said…
tshering sir, i have some papers which may be of some use at court la. it is a note sheet about how dinesh and pema wangchuk and jeet biswa got the note sheet approved about conversion of sugar to dumping. this paper may be of some use to you. it is understood that the management deliberately manipulated the stock.

since there is a lockdown now, if possible, i can send to you mail id la
Anonymous said…
there is a problem
Anonymous said…
just came to know that Pema Lerap, The system developer in FCB has tendered his resignation after serving in FCB for few years. While talking to him, he pointed out some of the reasons for leaving FCB. One of the reasons for leaving the job was he find himself stagnating in FCB while there were better opportunities elsewhere. Also he finds job in FCB more risky with many people involved in embezzlement and no proper internal control mechanism. Adding salt to the injury, people involved in embezzlement cases are promoted to higher level. One such case is Dinesh. The recruitment processes are biased and some higher officials are known to misuse resources and pool vehicles left and right. He was badly insulted in one of the gathering to leave the company emphasizing his least importance in the company. He was defamed that he deserves nothing more than to be kicked out from the company and that he is REPLACEABLE. Was blamed of having excused from loading and unloading works during lockdown when the fact was, he was seriously ill and bed ridden. There was not support from the management and employees during such times. The management is known to make policies and rule always in their favor. Employees welfare and incentives of employees daily sweating in their field are simply ignored.
Anonymous said…
I agree to the points highlighted above....the company is losing all good and talented employees and is becoming a dump yard of retaining old fashioned and ill attitude heads, directors and slyer.
Many people say that current FCB CEO is nice and choe see but my understanding of this man is that , he is not for corporate world. His choe sem mind is benefiting people who are involved in corruption practices. If the management wanted, many dirty things could have been cleaned by now by strengthening the internal audit team, system managers and business processes. The CEO and the directors have no intention of changing some of the people who have been directly or indirectly involved in embezzlement cases. People like Tshewang, who are known as an accompli in champay case for removing data from the backend has been promoted from grade 6 to 5 at General Manager level. Similarly, Dinesh Subba, who has been involved in manipulating the investigation report has been promoted on compassion ground from grade 6 to 5 too. So what the person above said is true.FCB management has been promoting embezzlement by keeping people like Pema Wangchuk in a position where he can enrich himself without much output. At another level, people like Jeet and Bishnu continue to pose risk to people and management knowing fully well that Tshewang, Bishnu and Jeet are prime suspect who have removed data from server still continue to occupy position in FCB ICT. FCB CEO's choe sem is implemented in wrong place to wrong people. This is the very reason why FCB, with so much business advantage during covid and lockdown, has not much profit to show. Legal guy involved in illegal business was silently and secretly asked to resign while people who was the victim of manipulations were harassed without benefits being paid. The CEO has not declared the Balajee rice case to the Board till date and the reason for not declaring is that, the court had found the management responsible for the loss of rice amounting to 5 lakhs 30 thousand. The question is why didn't CEO not declare the court verdict to the board? Thats because he was worried his contract may not get renewed . So the CEO is not really a choe sem guy. he is just another asshole trying to look nice.
Deki Tshomo said…
His Choe sem is limited to protecting crooked people in fcb. actually, he is not choe sem. its just show. if he is really choe sem, he will try to uplift the company by bringing good changes and making it dynamic. today, a small grocery shop can do better than fcb even though fcb has huge human resources and depots across the whole country.

if he was really competitive, by this time, fcb would have enjoyed business growth and dynamism. but the truth is, fcb is filled with people who are either not business oriented or out of fashion. a guy like dinesh being promoted to RD position, what kind of choe sem is this. he worked in fcb for some 20 plus years and what was his contribution? In fact he was involved in diverting discounts provided by suppliers and also manipulating investigation reports of champay. i have no respect for the CEO. If CEO is really choe sem, he should turn the business by bringing positive changes in the system and not by acting nice by promoting some outdated people inside the system. there are many qualified people in the market with dynamic ideas. if such resources are paid well, they may turn around the business. the guy like dinesh , who is due for retirement soon, what will he contribute to the company? same goes for tshewang also.
Anonymous said…
since CEO is outdated, he will promote people like him who is outdated also.
FCBLeaks said…
Choe sem works outside office work. in corporate world, we need people with corporate knowledge and not choe sem guy. civil servant with livestock knowledge, what to expect. one livestock guy messed fcb before and now we have another one who, because of choe sem is doing more damage than good la
Anonymous said…
I feel sad to read the facts about the company and management. higher authoritise must do something for the great cause n benefits of employees.
Anonymous said…
Now it seems there are not readers and commentators here...Wake up Guys! nothing is going right in FCB...FCB is gonna sooner or later cripple, become bankrupt. Employees working in field there is no use working so hard for the entire year coz at the end of the year company is sure to suffer losses like previous years. the little revenue generate from sales are all exhausted in TADA and other expenses. there is no one monitoring and controlling. I am sure management would decide not the give PBI like last year.

Since ERP programmer has tendered his resignation he will be relieved on 16 November... the system started giving problem now. I foresee an eruption of huge technical issues which will result to company losses.

Its time to wake up NOW. and incorporate Changes.


Continue commenting here and share your opinion....through this lets inform what happening in and around and suggest for change.
Dorji FCB said…
Don't misuse office vehicles.

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