I once read the following Q&A in some magazine’s astrology column: Question from a troubled soul: I am from blah…blah…blah. I have this problem, that problem, etc. More blah…blah…blah. Can you please suggest a solution? The astrologer’s answer: Offer chapathi to black dog. That’s it. The astrologer had answered the question with that one sentence. […]
Public service advertisement: Half Bangalore Marathon The Pride you gain is worth the Pain. December 18, 2005 www.bangalorehalfmarathon.com I will be representing Fitness One – a fitness partner for the event. Let me know if you’re participating.
I got a squeaky clean GMail account (thanks to Sindhu – an ex-colleague) on 24th October 2004. Back then, having been accustomed to the Yahoo! Mail interface, I found the GMail interface awkward and clumsy to use. However, I decided to stick around with GMail and pretty soon my Yahoo! Mail account was a memory. […]
Public service advertisement: Digital Lifestyle 2005 A MAIT Event The ultimate show for Gadget Geeks, Gaming Freaks, Mobile Maniacs, Music Buffs, Technophiles, and Digerati. Visit or miss the digital future. December 09, 10, and 11 10:00 to 20:00 Palace Grounds Entry from Vasanthnagar Gate Entry fee: INR 49/-
@ The Hatworks Boulevard Opposite Coffee Day Cunningham Road Menu : Vegetarian / Non-Vegetarian Type : Indian / Mediterranean / Italian Price : Very elite Ambience : Open-air and well maintained Rating : Try it once Fresco is right next to our office compound wall. Shruthi, who is running a temperature, was in no mood […]
If for any reason you have accidentally or purposely removed Internet Explorer from your computer and want to get it back, try this tip. To re-install Internet Explorer: Place the Windows XP CD into your CD Drive Go to “Start–>Run” and type “rundll32.exe setupapi,InstallHinfSection DefaultInstall 132 c:windowsinfie.inf” and hit Enter This should copy all Internet […]
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A few days back I badly needed my machine to function as a FTP server and Microsoft’s IIS decided to screw me at this very moment. The web server component was running fine, while the ftp server component refused to yield to any amount of trouble-shooting. I tried many of those free FTP server software […]
Probably the worst way to begin your day is to read an e-mail like this: Hi XXX, Janmadinaashamsakal; From the heart! Regards, YYY In case you’re wondering, this is a “Reply All” to a birthday wishes e-mail. The admin in our business unit normally sends out a birthday wishes e-mail if one or more person(s) […]
Nandakumar has a great write-up on corporate performance appraisals. A must read.
Traveling to Mumbai gave me an opportunity to visit one of my favorite restaurants, Bombay Blue. I stayed in Andheri (West) and luckily a Bombay Blue restaurant was located just a short walk away from my hotel. They serve yummy Mexican food – a favorite cusine, only second to South Indian meals. Here’s a list […]
Here is the much awaited scoop on the magic additive for increasing your Santro’s mileage. Personally, I experience a 2 km improvement in my Santro Xing’s mileage. A word of caution: Check with your authorised service technician before using this additive. Public service advertisement BARDAHL Auto Additives Special Injector Klene Approved by Hyundai Provides quick […]
What do I see in my e-mail today? This… Your free-for-life Citibank Gold Card is on its way… Dear Vinaya Honavalli S, You are among the privileged few who have been chosen to receive a pre-approved Citibank Gold Card. This is yours by virtue of being a valued Suvidha Customer. What’s more, in recognition of […]
I will be in Mumbai today and tomorrow. It’s my second trip on an Indian Airlines flight. The last time I flew on IA, the lady sitting next to me was busy murdering mosquitoes. Shortly, a crew member walked down the aisle spraying some stinking stuff. Keeping my fingers crossed!
“Five visits to obesity!” and “Orgasmic Raitha!” That’s what Goutham cried out at the end of our buffet lunch at the Tiger Trail, Royal Orchid Harsha. I couldn’t have expressed it better. The food was that luscious. You need to eat here to understand Goutham’s emotions. I fell in love with my combination of garlic […]
On Harish’s suggestion, I decided to take the “How Boyish or Girlish Are You?” quiz. Here’s the result: You Are 60% Boyish and 40% Girlish. You are pretty evenly split down the middle – a total eunuch. Okay, kidding about the eunuch part. But you do get along with both sexes. You reject traditional gender […]