Some lessons that I have learnt from my experiences in the wild. Never second-guess Nature’s power or mystery. Nature respects you only as much as you respect her. Enjoy Nature with an open mind. Be prepared to accept the fact that sometimes there is no logical explanation for what you experience. Understand your limitations. Take […]
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As part of it’s 10-year online anniversary party, Opera is being given away for free. The official quote from the web-site says “We’re giving away registration codes for as long as the party lasts!” All that’s required is a valid e-mail address. Grab the offer here.
A close friend recently shared this experience with me. The CAT examination is conducted on the 3rd Sunday of every November for entrance into premier B-schools in India, such as the Indian Institutes of Management. The CAT application material is priced at INR 1100/- for general category students and at a hugely discounted price for […]
Ptolemy, Galileo, Kepler et al. would have loved to lay their hands on this piece of software. Of course, they would need to hunt for a Pentium 4 class processor, 512 MB DDR2 memory, a top-of-the-line nVidia or ATI chipset etc.
Probably the most cryptic post on this blog.Anyone willing to de-crypt it?
Don’t miss the current issue. It’s an India special. Thanks to The Scientific Indian for pointing out this resource.
“The gush of feelings that a person experiences when he or she comes back to Bangalore, having stayed in a different place for some time.”
Sandeep found an amazing plug-in for flickr called
In Bandipur, never commit the mistake of booking a safari ride in the Jungle Lodges bus shown above. It simply is not worth the 75 bucks you pay, unless you are a professional wrestler. A better idea would be to hire an open-top Gypsy that costs 1500 bucks for 7 people. The best idea would […]
If you happen to be in Bandipur, don’t forget to visit Gopalaswamy Betta. The drive to the top is a steep ascent offering breath-taking views. And, if you are lucky you could spot a herd of wild-elephants. Just listen to the localites shouting “Aane…Aaane…”.
From the Bangalore edition of The Economic Times: Top Gearâ€™s Indian edition launched Our Mumbai Bureau 18 AUGUST TOPGEAR, an internationally renowned automobile magazine, was launched in Mumbai recently, the latest entrant in Indiaâ€™s burgeoning automobile press industry. The second automobile magazine to be launched this year, TopGear promises a more lifestyle and enthusiast-oriented look […]
Jawaharalal Nehru Planetarium will screen the fifth episode of Carl Sagan’s “Cosmos” entitled “Blues of a Red Planet” in the planetarium lecture hall on August 21, 2005 at 18:00. For details contact 22266084 / 22203234. Carl Sagan is one of my favorite authors. The screening should be worth a visit.
During our weekend trip to Bandipur – Madumalai – Ooty – Talkaad, I and Avinash halted overnight at Masinagudi. We were greeted by this view in the morning. If you happen to be in Masinagudi and need accommodation head over to: Mountania Resorts Mountain Rest House Masinagudi, Nilgiris Tel: (0423) 2526337, 2526267 Update: March 08, […]
Planning to go in for a Hutch mobile connection? Stay away! I signed up for a Hutch corporate connection last Friday (August 12th, 2005). So far only my mom and two very close friends have the number. I received a call few minutes back from Citibank asking me if I wanted a credit-card. The caller […]
High quality recording of The Indian National Anthem hosted by The Indian Embassy in Lisbon, Portugal. Download it here. (MP3 – 1.72 MB)
The Indian National Anthem Jana-Gana-Mana (Thou Art the Ruler of All Minds) Original Hindi Words: Jana-gana-mana-adhinayaka, jaya he Bharata-bhagya-vidhata Panjaba-Sindha-Gujrata-Maharata- Dravida-Utkala-Vanga Vindhya-Himachala-Yamuna-Ganga Uchhala-Jaladhi-taranga Tava shubha name jage Tava shubha ashisha mage Gave tava jaya-gatha Jana-gana-mangala-dayaka jaya he Bharata-bhagya-vidhata. Jaya he! Jaya he! Jaya he! Jaya jaya jaya, jaya he! English Translation: Thou art the ruler […]
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blogpourri A mom, an ex-lawyer, a writer and a brand new radio jockey. After living in Washington DC’s suburbs for more than 12 years, am now an expat in my own hometown. Left India as a student and came back with a family of my own. That’s Sujatha, Bangalore’s own radio-jockey. Tune in to her […]
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