2012 in review, Thanks To all my readers


The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here's an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 5,300 views in 2012. If every person who reached the top of Mt. Everest viewed this blog, it would have taken 9 years to get …

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The Day The City of Mumbai came to a standstill


November 18th, Early in the Morning I was at the Chathrapati Sivaji International Airport, Back from my vacation trip to Kenya. As I was waiting for my Luggage I heard a security guy talking to a passenger about the death of Bal Thackeray, the Siv Sena leader, and that there was a strike all over …

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A Platform for those who wish to learn


It was very recently that I came to know about http://www.coursera.org and the type of courses it offers. I was really amazed to know that the most reputed universities in the world are offering free courses in a wide range of topics. Within the first few days I got addicted to the courses and I …

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The Best roller Coasters In the World: The Mumbai trains


It has been almost a month since I landed in Mumbai, and I was wondering where I should start blogging, Should I start from the Gate way of India, or the Elephanta caves, Or should it be about the vada pavs and the 'Bademiya'. But I think the first topic I should blog about is …

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R.K. Narayan: A writer who portrayed The true Soul of South India


I am not a great critic, I am not a critic at all for that matter of fact, but I have always felt a special liking for Rasipuram Krishnaswami Iyer Narayanaswami or in short R.K. Narayan's stories. I have read only some of his works, but whenever I find a R.K. Narayan book I never …

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